Edappadi K Palanisamy Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 69 Years
Caste: Gounder (Backward Class)
Hometown: Edapadi, Salem


Party(All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)) AIADMK flag
Political Journey • He was elected an MLA of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly 4 times in 1980, 1991, 2011 & 2016.
• On 14 February 2017, he was elected the AIADMK legislature party leader.
• On 16 February 2017, he became the 29th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
• On 28 March 2023, Edappadi K. Palaniswami was declared elected as the general secretary of AIADMK. [1]The Hindu
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth 12 May 1954
Age (as of 2023)69 Years
BirthplaceTamil Nadu, India
HometownEdapadi, Salem District, Tamil Nadu
Educational Qualifications12th Pass
(B.Sc) incomplete Sri Vasavi College, Erode, 1976
FamilyFather- V Karuppa Gounder
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
CasteGounder (Backward Class)
AddressOld Door No 3/61, New Door No 3/153, Siluvanpalayam, Nedungulam Village, Edappadi, Salem District
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
WifeName Not Known
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)4 Crore (as in 2011)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Edappadi K Palanisamy

  • He hails from Salem District in the Tamil Nadu State of India.
  • He is a four-time MLA from the Edapadi constituency of Salem District.
  • He contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections from the Edapadi Constituency in 1989, 1991, 2011, and 2016, and on all occasions contested on an AIADMK ticket.
  • After the conviction of Sasikala Natarajan by the Honourable Supreme Court of India in the 21-year-old DA (Disproportionate Assets) Case, he was elevated to the post of the General Secretary of AIADMK.
  • On 16 February 2017, he became the 29th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.