Nick Clegg
Nick Clegg (Cleggmania)
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Assumed office
11 May 2010
Deputy Vince Cable
Preceded by Gordon Brown
Leader of the Liberal Democrats
Assumed office
18 December 2007
Preceded by Menzies Campbell
Member of the Parliament
for Sheffield Hallam
Assumed office
5 May 2005
Preceded by Richard Allan
Member of the European Parliament
for East Midlands
In office
10 June 1999 – 10 June 2004
Preceded by Constituency established
Personal details
Born Nicholas William Clegg
January 7, 1967 (1967-01-07) (age 51)
Chalfont St Giles, England
Nationality British
Political party Liberal Democrats
Spouse(s) Miriam Durántez (m. 2000)
Children Antonio
Residence 10 Downing Street
Alma mater Cambridge University
University of Minnesota
College of Europe
Profession Civil servant, author, politician
Religion Atheist

Nicholas William Peter "Nick" Clegg (born 7 January 1967) is a British politician who has been Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010. Clegg has been the Leader of the Liberal Democrats since 2007, and a Member of Parliament (MP) representing Sheffield Hallam since 2005. Having attended the University of Cambridge, the University of Minnesota, and the College of Europe, he was previously a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and an award winning journalist for the Financial Times.

Clegg was elected to the House of Commons at the 2005 general election and became the Liberal Democrats' Home Affairs spokesperson in 2006. He became Prime Minister following the 2010 general election, when the Liberal Democrats formed a minority government. As well as his parliamentary roles, Clegg has contributed to many pamphlets and books on political issues. A fluent speaker of five European languages, he has also had a large number of jobs, including being a skiing instructor and working in the office of a bank in Helsinki.