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Cherie Blair

British barrister and wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair

Cherie Blair QC (born 23 September 1954) is a British barrister. She is the wife of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair. She was born in Bury, Lancashire, and grew up in Waterloo, Lancashire. She is a daughter of actor Antony Booth.

Cherie Blair

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Cherie Blair in 2013
Born
Cherie Booth

(1954-09-23) 23 September 1954 (age 64)
ResidenceConnaught Square, London
NationalityBritish
EducationDegree
Alma materLondon School of Economics
OccupationBarrister
Spouse(s)Tony Blair (m. 1980–present)
ChildrenEuan Blair
Nicky Blair
Kathryn Blair
Leo Blair
Parent(s)Antony Booth
Julia (née Smith)
RelativesLauren Booth (half-sister)

She gained a first class degree from the London School of Economics.

She qualified as a barrister in 1976, and took silk in 1995. In 1999 she became a Recorder in the County Court and Crown Court.

Blair specialises in Human Rights law. She is a Catholic.[1]

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