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Kanimozhi Age, Caste, Controversy, Net Worth, Biography, Husband, Family, Facts & More

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Kanimozhi

Bio
Real NameMuthuvel Karunanidhi Kanimozhi
ProfessionPolitician
Political PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
DMK
Political Journey2007: In July, became a Member of Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.
2013: In July, again became a Member of Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 January 1968
Age (as in 2017)49 Years
Birth PlaceMadras, Madras State, (now Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, India
SchoolPresentation Convent, Church Park, Chennai
College/UniversityEthiraj College for Women, Madras University
Educational QualificationMasters in Economics from Ethiraj College for Women, Madras University in 1994
DebutIn July 2007, when she became a Rajya Sabha Member
FamilyFather- M. Karunanidhi (Politician)
Mother- Rajathi Ammal
Brothers- M. K. Stalin (Indian Politician),
Kanimozhi (Standing Extreme Right) With Her Parents And Brother M K Stalin (Standing Extreme Left)
M. K. Alagiri (Indian Politician),
Kanimozhi Brother M K Alagiri
M. K. Muthu (Indian Actor, Singer, and Politician),
Kanimozhi Brother M K Muthu
M. K. Tamilarasu (Film Producer)
Sister- Selvi
Kanimozhi Sister Selvi
ReligionHinduism
CasteNot Known
AddressDoor No 14, First Main Road, CID Colony, Mylapore, Chennai - 600004
HobbiesWriting poetry
Controversies• Various charges have been framed against Kanimozhi including- one charge related to Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property (IPC Section-420), one charge related to false evidence (IPC Section-193), one charge related to Punishment of criminal conspiracy (IPC Section-120B), one charge related to Criminal breach of trust by public servant, or by banker, merchant or agent (IPC Section-409), one charge related to Forgery for purpose of cheating (IPC Section-468), one charge related to Using as genuine a forged document or electronic record (IPC Section-471), etc.
• On 20 May 2011, she was arrested in connection with the 2G scam- a scam that incurred a loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the exchequer of India. As per the CBI charge sheet, she had 100% stake in her family owned Kalaignar TV. CBI alleged that she routed 2 billion (US$36.2 million) to Kalaignar TV with the help of the then telecom minister A. Raja. However, on 21 December 2017, a special CBI Court headed by Justice O P Saini acquitted all the accused in the 2G Scam including A. Raja and Kanimozhi.
Kanimozhi Arrested
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Husband(s)/Spouse(s)Athiban Bose, Businessman (m. 1989–1997)
Kanimozhi Ex-Husband Athiban Bose
G. Aravindaan, A Software Professional (1997-Present)
Kanimozhi With Her Husband G. Aravindaan
ChildrenSon- Adithyan
Kanimozhi With Her Son Adithyan
Daughter- None
Style Quotient
Car Collection(s)TN 06H 4656 (Range Rover), 2013
TN 06 K 0023 (Toyota Altis), 2010
Money Factor
Salary (as a Rajya Sabha Member)Rs. 50,000/month + other allowances
Net Worth (approx.)27 Crore INRs (as in 2014)

Kanimozhi

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Kanimozhi

  • Does Kanimozhi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kanimozhi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born as Muthuvel Karunanidhi Kanimozhi into a renowned political family of Tamil Nadu. M Karunanidhi Family Tree
  • Before joining politics, she was involved in journalism and worked as the editor in charge of Kungumam (a Tamil weekly magazine ), sub-editor for The Hindu,  and a features editor for Tamil Murasu (a Singapore-based Tamil newspaper).
  • She has been involved in various social issues like organising women empowerment programs, advocating the welfare of differently-abled people and transgender people, etc.
  • In 2005, along with P. Chidambaram’s son Karthi Chidambaram, Kanimozhi founded a portal supporting free speech.
  • In 2007, the idea of the Chennai Sangamam (an annual open Tamil cultural festival) was conceived by Kanimozhi. The festival is held during the Pongal season.

  • She is also a passionate writer and has penned down various literary works including Sigarangalil Uraikiradhu Kaalam, Agathinai, Paarvaigal, Karukkum Marudhaani, Karuvarai Vaasanai, etc. Her literary works have been translated into Telugu, Malayalam, English and Kannada.
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