Emma Amalia Marin Age, Father, Mother, Siblings, Sanna Marin Daught

Emma Amalia Marin Bio

Emma Amalia Marin is a Finnish celebrity kid widely known for being the daughter of Sanna Marin, a Finnish politician who has served as the prime minister of Finland since 2019.

She is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Finland, she has been a Member of Parliament since 2015.

Emma Amalia Marin Age

Emma Marin is 4 years old as of 2022, she was born in 2018, in Finland as Emma Amalia Marin.

She celebrates her birthday every year with her family and close friends, her zodiac sign is not available.

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Emma Marin Age4 years5 years

Emma Amalia Marin Parents

Emma is the daughter of Sanna Marin (mother) and Markus Räikkönen (father). Her mother, Sanna, is a Finnish politician who has been the country’s Prime Minister since 2019.

She has been a member of the Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP) and a member of Parliament since 2015.

Marin was appointed Prime Minister on December 8, 2019, following Antti Rinne’s resignation in the aftermath of the postal strike controversy.

She is the youngest person in Finnish history to hold the office, as well as the world’s third-youngest state leader, after Dritan Abazovi of Montenegro and Gabriel Boric of Chile.

Early Life

Sanna Mirella Marin was born in Helsinki on November 16, 1985. She previously lived in Espoo and Pirkkala before relocating to Tampere.

Marin’s parents divorced when she was very young; the family faced financial difficulties, and her father, Lauri Marin, battled alcoholism.

Marin was raised by her mother and her mother’s female partner after her biological parents divorced.

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Marin, then 19, graduated from Pirkkala High School in 2004. While studying, she worked in a bakery and as a cashier, earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Administrative Science from the University of Tampere.

Politics

The BBC described Marin’s political career as “beginning at the age of 20,” in the years following her high school graduation and the start of her affiliation with the Social Democratic Youth.

Marin became a member of the Social Democratic Youth in 2006 and served as its first vice president from 2010 to 2012. She ran unsuccessfully for Tampere City Council in 2008, but ran again and was elected in the 2012 elections.

She quickly rose to the position of City Council Chairman, serving from 2013 to 2017.

She was re-elected to the City Council in 2017. She rose to prominence after video clips of her presided over contentious meetings were shared on YouTube.

Marin was elected as the Social Democratic Party’s (SDP) second deputy chairman in 2014.  She was elected to the Finnish Parliament as an MP from the Pirkanmaa electoral district in 2015.

She was re-elected four years later. She was appointed Minister of Transport and Communications on June 6, 2019.

Marin was elected chair of the SDP on August 23, 2020, succeeding Antti Rinne.

Prime Minister of Finland (2019–present)

Marin was nominated by the Social Democratic Party to succeed Antti Rinne as Prime Minister of Finland in December 2019, but Rinne formally remained party leader until June 2020.

Marin defeated Antti Lindtman in a close vote. The majority of ministers in her five-party cabinet are women, with 12 out of 19 at the time the cabinet was formed.

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She is Finland’s third female prime minister, following Anneli Jäätteenmäki and Mari Kiviniemi.

When she was confirmed by Parliament at the age of 34, she became Finland’s youngest-ever prime minister, and she remained the country’s youngest serving state leader until Sebastian Kurz regained the title in January 2020.

Marin’s cabinet declared a state of emergency in Finland to combat the global COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

Marin stepped in to represent Sweden when Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven was unable to attend a European Council meeting in October 2020 due to his mother’s funeral.

In exchange, Marin requested that Löfven represent Finland at a Council meeting later that month.

Personal Life

Marin and her partner, Markus Räikkönen, welcomed a daughter in January 2018. Marin and Räikkönen, who works in communications, will marry in August 2020 at Kesäranta, the prime minister’s official residence.

Their permanent address is in Tampere’s Kaleva district, but they lived in Kesäranta during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has stated that if given the option, she would relocate to the countryside.

Marin considers herself to be from a “rainbow family,” having been raised by two female parents. She was the first member of her family to attend college. Marin eats only vegetables.

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