Sanna Mirella Marin, born on November 16, 1985, is a Finnish politician. She has been serving as the Prime Minister of Finland since 2019 and has been a member of Parliament for the Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP) since 2015. In 2020, she also became the leader of the SDP. Following the 2023 Finnish parliamentary election, where the SDP placed third, Marin’s government officially resigned on April 6, 2023.
On May 10, 2023, Sanna Marin and her husband Markus Raikkonen announced on Instagram that they are divorcing after 19 years of being together. Although the couple did not provide any further information about the matter, they said that they remain “best friends, kind to each other, and loving parents.” The news of their separation has caused a stir, not only in Finland but around the world, as people are interested in knowing more about the Prime Minister’s husband, Markus Raikkonen.
Who Is Markus Raikkonen?
Markus Raikkonen was born and raised in Tampere, Finland, in 1984. He is a former TPV Tampere footballer who turned entrepreneur and investor. According to his Instagram bio, he works at Henrico StaffPoint, one of the largest personnel service providers in Finland, where he specializes in talent scaling. Markus also serves as a startup investor at Headline, a Finnish venture capital firm.
Markus’ professional experience includes working in the technology and digital sector at a European multinational, Generaxion. In early 2021, Henrico StaffPoint acquired a smaller company named Henrico Digital, and Markus played a role in the acquisition, although his exact involvement is unclear.
All About Markus And Sanna’s Relationship
Markus Raikkonen became known all over the world when he married the Finnish Prime Minister, Sanna Marin, in August 2020. A story from the Daily Mail, though, says that Sanna and Markus had been dating for 16 years before they got married. The couple received their daughter, Emma Amalia Marin, in January 2018. Even though they don’t like to talk about their relationship, they post a lot of photos of each other on Instagram.
Markus Raikkonen shared his happiness and thanks on Instagram after he got married in 2020. He wrote: “Yesterday, we both said, “I want to.” I’m happy and thankful to have the person I love in my life. We have seen and experienced a lot together, shared joys and sorrows, and supported each other in the middle of the storm,” alongside an adorable picture.
The main home of Sanna Marin and her family is in the Tampere neighbourhood of Kaleva. They had been living in Kesaranta, though, because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Even though Markus is not as well-known as his wife, he is known to be a good husband and a caring parent. They often post pictures of their family on Instagram to show how much they love and care for each other.
Markus And Sanna Have Now Split Up
Markus Raikkonen may not be as well-known as his wife, Sanna Marin, the outgoing Prime Minister of Finland, but he is a successful entrepreneur and investor who has played a significant role in the personnel service industry. He and Sanna have been in a romantic relationship for 16 years before getting married in 2020, and they have a five-year-old daughter named Emma Amalia Marin. Despite their divorce announcement, they remain best friends and loving parents. As Sanna Marin prepares to step down as the leader of the Social Democratic Party in Finland, many people are wishing her and her family well in their future endeavors.