Philip van Staden (born 5 December 1975) is a South African politician from Gauteng who has been serving as a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa for the Freedom Front Plus (FF+) since 2019.
Philip van Staden Age
He was born on the 5th of December 1975 in Pretoria, South Africa. As of 2020, he is 45 years old and celebrates his birthday on the 5th of December every year.
He matriculated from Pretoria North High School after attending Voortrekker Eeufees Primary School. He first got active in politics when he was a teenager.
He chaired the Afrikaner Volksfront branch in Pretoria North when he was 17 years old. After graduating from high school, Van Staden worked as a businessman.
Philip van Staden Wife
In 2014, he got married to Sumare Schonken. Together they have one daughter.
He was elected to the Gauteng provincial executive committee of the party in 2008.
He was elected as the party’s deputy provincial leader in 2013, a post he still maintains today. He is also a member of the federal council of the party.
He was elected to the Gauteng Provincial Legislative Assembly in 2014. He sat on the programs, rules, local government and traditional affairs, roads and transportation, petitions, ethics, and human resources committees in the provincial assembly.
He ran for parliamentary office in Gauteng in 2019, and was elected to the National Assembly and sworn in on May 22, 2019.