Akhilesh Yadav Age, Wife, Caste, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Net Worth: Rs. 37.78 Crore
Caste: OBC
Age: 49 Years

Akhilesh Yadav

PartySamajwadi Party
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Political Journey • In a by-election in 2000, he was elected member to the 13th Lok Sabha from Kannauj.
• In the 2004 Lok Sabha Elections, he was elected member to the 14th Lok Sabha.
• In the 2009 General Elections, he was elected member to the 15th Lok Sabha for the third term.
• On 10th March 2012, he was appointed Leader of the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh.
• At the age of 38 years, he became the youngest Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh on 15th March 2012.
• In the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, he defeated BJP's Dinesh Lal Yadav aka Nirahua by over 2.59 lakh votes from Azamgarh.
• He won the Karhal seat by a margin of over 67504 votes in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election.
• On 22 March 2022, he quit his Lok Sabha membership after becoming an MLA for the first time in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election. [1]NDTV
• On 29 September 2022, he was unanimously elected president of the Samajwadi Party for the third consecutive time. [2]The Indian Express
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Blood GroupB (+ve)
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 July 1973
Age (as of 2022)49 Years
BirthplaceSaifai village, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signCancer
HometownEtawah, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolDholpur Military School, Dholpur, Rajasthan
College• University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India
• University of Sydney, Australia
Educational Qualification(s)• Master's Degree in Civil Environmental Engineering
• Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering
FamilyFather- Mulayam Singh Yadav (Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh)
Akhilesh Yadav with his father Mulayam Singh Yadav
Mother- Malti Devi (died on 27 May 2003 after a prolonged illness)), Sadhana Gupta (step-mother) (died on 9 July 2022 at a private hospital in Haryana’s Gurugram after a prolonged illness) [3]Hindustan Times
Brother- Prateek Yadav (half-brother)
Akhilesh Yadav brother Prateek Yadav
Sisters- None
CasteOther Backward Class (OBC)
Address5 Vikramaditya Marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
HobbiesPlaying Cricket, Playing Football, Listening Music, Reading, Watching Films
Controversies• In 2013, he was surrounded with controversies after IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension.
• In 2014, an FIR was lodged against him for downloading and watching the pirated copy of Bollywood film "pk".
• In 2016, he was criticised for his derogatory comment on media when he was asked about the Kairana issue.
PoliticianRam Manohar Lohia
MusiciansGuns N' Roses, Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams and Metallica
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeDimple Yadav, Politician (Married 24 November 1999)
Akhilesh Yadav with his wife Dimple Yadav
ChildrenSon- Arjun Yadav
Daughters- Aditi Yadav, Tina Yadav
Akhilesh Yadav with his wife and children
Style Quotient
Car/VehicleNil (as per his affidavit filed during the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections)
Money Factor
Salary (as a Lok Sabha Member)Rs. 1 Lakh + Other Allowances
Assets/PropertiesBank Deposits: Rs. 8 Crore
Agricultural Land: Worth Rs. 8.39 Crore
Non-Agricultural Land: Worth Rs. 21.50 Crore
Commercial Buildings: Worth Rs. 8 Crore
Residential Buildings: Worth Rs. 9.43 Crore
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 37.78 Crore (as in 2019)

Akhilesh Yadav

Some Lesser Known Facts About Akhilesh Yadav

  • He studied at one of the best schools of India, Sainik School in Dholpur Rajasthan.
  • During his studies at the University of Sydney, he became quite passionate about music and used to listen to songs by Guns N’ Roses, Bryan Adams and Metallica.
  • He loves sports very much and is often seen playing Cricket and Football.
  • He is an expert socialist and can talk in length and breadth about various social issues.
  • He is an ardent follower of Ram Manohar Lohia, one of the great socialists of India.
  • He was only 27 years old when he entered the Lok Sabha; after winning a by-election from Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh.
  • When he became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 2012, he earned the title of being the youngest Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at the age of 38.
  • He is seen as the youth icon of the Samajwadi Party.