Barnaby Joyce separated with his wife Natalie and moved on with his new partner. However, he does have a fertile romantic life. Lets find out his family life and children.
Barnaby’s sexual assault allegation was one of the top talks in Australian politics. Rural Advocate Catherine Marriott alleged him of sexual misconduct, which led him to resign from deputy Prime Minister.
Recently, Barnaby has been elected as the new Nationals leader after defeating Michael McCormack in the spill.
Barnaby Joyce Wife
Barnaby Joyce was married to his ex wife Natalie Joyce back in a few years.
Barnaby and Natalie first met in the late 80s at the University of New England (UNE). At the time, Joyce was pursuing his Bachelor of Financial Administration.
Later they exchanged their wedding vows in 1993 and cherished their marital relationship for nearly two and a half decades, twenty-four years to be precise.
The former lovebirds announced their separation in 2017. But they are yet to finalize their divorce legally.
Currently, Barnaby is in a romantic relationship with his partner Vikki Campion.
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Barnaby Joyce Children
Barnaby Joyce is the father of four children.
He and his ex wife Natalie are the parents of four children, namely Bridgette Joyce, Julia Joyce, Caroline Joyce, and Odette Joyce.
Similarly, Barnaby and his current partner Vikki Campion share two children.
Their first child Sebastian was born in 2018, and they got blessed with their second kid, Thomas, in 2019.
His Family Details
Talking about his family, Barnaby is the son of James Michael Joyce and Marie Roche.
He grew alongside five siblings in his family in Tamworth, New South Wales, in Australia.
His paternal grandfather, Lieutenant Colonel John P. Joyce, was a World War I hero, and he served in the Pacific War during World War II. In addition, he was once a bodyguard of the future King Edward VIII in the interwar period.
Scandal Video Explained: What Happened?
Barnaby Joyce dwelled in a sex scandal video after which two-thirds of Australians wanted him to resign.
Later, he resigned from the post.
Also, he was engaged in allegations of sexual assault allegations made by a former WA rural woman of the year.
Rural Advocate Catherine Marriott alleged the sexual misconduct led by the former deputy Prime Minister. She mentioned that she was “terrified” over what to do about the complaint.
However, those claims were found unproven by an internal party investigation. Furthermore, it was reported that Joyce always maintained his innocence.
Similarly, Barnaby accused former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of playing a key role in his downfall and causing turmoil in the Liberal Party.
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Apart from that, Joyce, a Catholic, campaigned on ‘family values,’ was married for 24 years had extramarital affairs with his former staff.
Initially, Joyce refused to step down from his position as his staff, Vikki, was pregnant with their first child.