Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir
November 30, 1990
32 Years Old
|Education||University of Iceland|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)|
|Net Worth||$5 Million (approximately)|
|Parents||Kristín Steinarsdóttir & Sigurbjörn Magnússon|
Icelandic politician Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir has been a member of Iceland’s parliament for the Reykjavík South constituency since 2016. She also served as the Secretary of the Independence Party from 2015 to 2019. Besides, Áslaug gained a huge fan following on social media, especially on her Instagram account @aslaugarna where more than 21K fans follow her.
She was named the Minister of Justice in September 2019 and the Minister of Science, Industry, and Innovation in November 2021.
Áslaug began her political career as chairman of the independence party youth movement in Reykjavík from 2011 to 2013. In October 2015, she ran for the position of secretary of the independence party against, then secretary of the independence party, Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, after she declared her interest in the place Guðlaugur settled to step aside. She was elected the new secretary of the Independence Party. She was named a 2022 Politician of the Year by One Young World, receiving the award in September 2022 alongside four other young politicians from around the world.
Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir was born on November 30, 1990, in Reykjavík, Iceland, and raised here with her parents Kristín Steinarsdóttir and Sigurbjörn Magnússon along with 2 siblings. After finishing college, she graduated from the University of Iceland in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in law. She received her M.L. in law from the same university in 2017 for a thesis on referendums and their legal impact on democratic governance.
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