Sajid Javid Biography * Official Bio | Goodread Biography
Born 5 December 1969 in Rochdale and raised in Bristol. His father, Abdul, arrived in Britain in 1961 with £1 in his pocket. He settled in Rochdale in the northwest of England, working first in a cotton mill and then as a bus driver. The family later moved to Bristol, a city in the southwest, where Javid and his four brothers shared a two-bedroom flat above the shop their parents had taken over. He was Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from April 2014 to May 2015. Sajid Javid Biography and Profile.