Ursula von der Leyan Biography

(Politican, Physician)

More about the relationship

Ursula von der Leyan is living a blissful conjugal life. She is married to a physician, Heiko von der Leyen.

As of now, her husband served as the CEO of a medical engineering company and a professor of medicine.

They met at the University Choir in Göttingen. The beautiful couple tied the knot on September 21, 1986.

Similarly, the pair is blessed with seven children five daughters named Maria Donata von der Leyen, Victoria von der Leyan, Sophie von der Leyen, Johanna von der Leyen, Gracia von der Leyan, and two sons named David von der Leyen, Egmont von der Leyen.

The family resides in Beinhorn, a small village in Germany.

Relationship Facts of Ursula von der Leyan

  • Ursula von der Leyan is married to Heiko von der Leyen.
  • Ursula von der Leyan married on September 21, 1986.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 121 days 💑
  • She is mother of Seven (Maria Donata von der Leyen, Victoria von der Leyan, Sophie von der Leyen, Johanna von der Leyen, Gracia von der Leyan, David von der Leyen, Egmont von der Leyen).
  • Ursula von der Leyan is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.
  • At the age of 28, Von der Leyen gave birth to her first child a son named David. 

Who is Ursula von der Leyan?

Ursula von der Leyan is a German politician and physician. She is presently served as the President of the European Commission since December 1, 2019.

Ursula von der Leyan: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Ursula was born on October 8, 1958, in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. According to her birth date, she is 63 years old as of 2021.

Ursul is the daughter of German politician Ernst Albrecht (father) and Heidi Adele Stromeyer (mother).

She has six siblings five brother named Hans-Holger Albrecht, Donatus Albrecht, Barthold Albrecht, Lorenz Albrecht, Harald-Ernst Albrecht and a sister named Benita-Eva Albrecht.

She is of German nationality and mixed (German, English, Scottish, Irish, French, Italian, and Swiss-French) ethnicity.


Ursula completed her high school in the European School, Brussels I. He then earned a law degree from the National Taiwan University in 1978.

She then attended the University of Gottingen and Munster major in economics from 1977 to 80. She also went to the London School of Economics but never graduated.

In 1987, she enrolled at Hanover Medical School. During the time, she worked as an assistant physician at the MHH’S gynecological clinic from 1988-92. Similarly, she earned a master’s degree in public health in 2001.

Ursula von der Leyan: Professional Life, Career

In the late 1990s -Ursula began involved in local politics in the Hanover region. She serves as a cabinet minister in the state government of Lower Saxony from 2003 to 2005.

From 2005 to 2019 -Von der Leyan served in Angela Merkel’s cabinet, the longest-standing cabinet member. She served as Minister of Family Affairs and Youth (2005-2019, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs (2009-2019), Minister of Defence (2013-2019). The first woman to serve as German defense minister.

On July 16, 2019 – She was elected as the candidate for President of the European Commission by the European Parliament with 383 to 327 votes.

In December 2019 -Ursula replaced Jean-Claude Juncker as the president of the European Commission. She was the first woman to serve in the position.

Furthermore, Von der Leyan is a member of the European Movement, the German branch. She has been a member of several boards of trustees including, Total E-Quality initiative, Madchenchoe Hannover, World Economic Forum, Munich Security Conference. 


April 4, 2016Commander of the National Order of Mali
March 2, 2017Grand Cross of the Order for Merits to Lithuania
2019, 2020Forbes’s listed the fourth most powerful woman in the world
December 2020Global Citizen Prize for World Leader

Rumors, Controversy

In 2015, Ursula has been accused while reviewing von der Leyen’s 1991 doctoral thesis that 43.5% of her thesis pages contained plagiarism, and in 23 cases citations were used.

Ursula von der Leyan: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2021, Ursula has an estimated net worth of around $50 million according to other social media sites. As a president, her monthly salary is fixed at 138% of the top civil service grade.

Her monthly salary is around €25,351 per month or €304,212 per year plus an allowance for a residence equal to 15% of salary as well as other allowances including for children’s schooling and household expenses.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The politician stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and her weight is about 59 kg. Likely, She has a brown pair of eyes and blonde hair color.

Her breast, waist, and hip sizes are 35, 27, and 36 inches. Her shoe size is 6.5.

Social Media

Ursula has a verified Instagram and Twitter account where she has more than 213 followers and 678.1k followers respectively.

However, she doesn’t available on Facebook.


  • She is fluent in English, German, and French.
  • In September, she spoke out against anti-LGBTQ policies in Poland in her first state of the union speech as commissioner.
  • She has a passion for horse riding.
  • Her nickname are Puppe, Roschen, and Zensursula.

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