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


Real NameK. Palanisamy
NicknameNot Known
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.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1954
Age (as in 2017)63 Years
Birth PlaceTamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownEdapadi, Salem District, Tamil Nadu
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational Qualifications12th Pass
(B.Sc) incomplete Sri Vasavi College, Erode, 1976
DebutIn 1989, when he became an MLA of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from Edapadi constituency.
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
ControversiesNot Known
Favorite Things
Favorite PoliticianJayalalithaa
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeName Not Known
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth (approx.)4 Crore (as in 2011)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Edappadi K Palanisamy

  • Does Edappadi K Palanisamy smoke:? Not Known
  • Does Edappadi K Palanisamy drink alcohol:? Not Known
  • 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 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.