Narendra Modi Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Narendra Modi

Bio
Real NameNarendra Damodardas Modi
NicknameNaMo
ProfessionIndian Politician
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
BJP logo
Political Journey • In 1988, BJP elected him Organizing Secretary of Party's Gujarat Unit.
• In November 1995, he was elected National Secretary of BJP.
• In May 1998, he became the General Secretary of BJP.
• On 3 October 2001, he became the Chief Minister of Gujarat for the 1st time and retained the post till 2014.
• He was appointed to BJP Parliamentary Board on 31 March 2013.
• On 26 May 2014, he was appointed the 14th Prime Minister of India.
Biggest RivalRahul Gandhi, Nitish Kumar
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Blood GroupA (+ve)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 September 1950
Age (as in 2017)67 Years
Birth PlaceVadnagar, Bombay State (presently Gujarat), India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
SignatureNarendra Modi signature
NationalityIndian
HometownVadnagar, Gujarat, India
SchoolHigher Secondary School, Vadnagar, Gujarat
CollegeGujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
Educational QualificationsBA in Political Science (a distance-education course from Delhi University)
MA in Political Science from Gujarat University
DebutIn 1985, when he joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
FamilyFather- Late Damodardas Mulchand Modi
Mother- Heeraben
Narendra Modi with his mother Heeraben
Brother- Soma (75 Years) - Retired officer of health department, Prahlad (62) - runs a shop in Ahmedabad, Pankaj (57) - clerk in the information department headquarters, Gandhinagar
Sister- Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi, Amrut
ReligionHinduism
CasteOBC (Modh Ghanchi), for more information about his caste, click here
Address7 Race Course Road, New Delhi
HobbiesDoing Yoga, Reading
Controversies• The biggest controversy in his career is the 2002 Gujarat Riots in which he has been criticized to mastermind it.
• Teesta Setalvad held him responsible for the murder of her husband in the Gulbarg Society in 2002.
• He was also held responsible for the fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan.
• He has also been criticized regarding his marital status.
• He was denied Visa by USA for his role in the Gujarat Riots.
• He was criticized for tapping the phone-calls of a girl (a student of architecture) in the Snoopgate scandal.
• In 2015, he was criticized for wearing a suit worth 10 Lakh with a monogram of his name- Narendra Modi. Narendra Modi 10 Lakh Suit
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianSyama Prasad Mukherjee, Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favourite LeaderMohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeJashodaben Chimanlal Modi
Narendra Modi wife
ChildrenN/A
Money Factor
Salary1.58 Lakh INR
Net Worth (approx.)1.41 Crore INR (as in 2014)

Narendra Modi

Some Lesser Known Facts about Narendra Modi

  • Does Narendra Modi Smoke?: No
  • Does Narendra Modi Drink Alcohol?: No
  • He was born to a family of oil-pressing community which is considered as the Other Backward Class.
  • In his childhood, Modi wanted to join the Indian Army and tried to get himself enrolled in a Sainik School but due to financial constraints, he couldn’t get admission in Sainik School.
  • At the age of 17, he left his house and traveled across India. Narendra Modi as a traveller
  • Young Narendra Modi often lent his hands to his father’s tea-stall at the Vadnagar Railway Station.
  • When he joined RSS, he was assigned to mop the floor at the RSS Headquarter in Ahmedabad.
  • He was engaged to Jashodaben at a very young age.
  • He doesn’t share his official residence with any of his family members.
  • He undertook a 3 month course in the United States on Image Management and Public Realtions.
  • He is a great follower of Swami Vivekananda. Narendra Modi as follower of Vivekananda
  • After Barack Obama, Narendra Modi is the second most followed leader in the world on twitter (more than 12 million followers). Narendra Modi twitter account
  • He wears crease-less attires.
  • During his tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, it became world’s 2nd best State in 2010.
  • He never took even a single day holiday during his 13 year tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
  • Narendra Modi is considered as the most techno-savvy leader of India as he is very active on various social media platforms including twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • He has a strong relation with Barack Obama. Narendra Modi with Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
  • On 26 May 2014, he became the 1st ever Prime Minister of India to be born in the independent India.
  • On 8 November 2016, in the most surprised move in the administrative history of India, he announced to demonetize the 500 & 1000 currency notes (the two biggest currencies in India).
  • He always puts his signature in Hindi, whether it is a casual occasion or an official document. Narendra Modi signature
  • On 28 September 2014, he received a full-house reception at the Madison Square Garden in New York.
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