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Rajathi Ammal (M. Karunanidhi’s Wife) Age, Family, Children, Biography & More


Rajathi Ammal

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Bio/Wiki
Real Name Rajathi Ammal
ProfessionBusinesswoman
Famous ForBeing the 3rd Wife of M. Karunanidhi
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1945
Age (as in 2018)73 Years
BirthplaceTamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
HometownTamil Nadu, India
ReligionHinduism
CasteNot Known
Address14-1, First Main Road, CIT Colony, Mylapore, Chennai
HobbiesCooking
ControversyIn 2009, her name had surfaced during a conversation with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, where she was alleged to be discussing a land deal in Chennai worth ₹100 crore, belonged to Tata-owned Voltas and was alleged to have been transferred in the name of industrialist Sangmugnathan in 2009 for ₹25 crore. Though the CBI questioned her and Radia' chartered accountant Ratnam and Kanimozhi's close aide S Saravanan, along with Sangmugnathan, it didn't find any evidence to establish the alleged transfer of land.
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusWidowed
Marriage DateLate 1960s
Family
Husband/SpouseM. Karunanidhi (Politician)
Rajathi Ammal With Her Husband, Daughter, Son-In-Law, And GrandChildren
ChildrenSons- M. K. Alagiri (Step-son - with Dayalu Ammal, Politician), M.K. Stalin (Step-son - with Dayalu Ammal, Politician), M. K. Tamilarasu (Step-son - with Dayalu Ammal, Producer)
Rajathi Ammal's Step-Children (from left) - Selvi Geetha Kovilam, M. K. Tamilarasu, M. K. Alagiri, M. K. Stalin
M. K. Muthu (Step-son, with Padmavathi)
Rajathi Ammal's Step-son M. K. Muthu
Daughters- Selvi Geetha Kovilam (Step-daughter with Dayalu Ammal), Kanimozhi (Politician)
Rajathi Ammal's daughter Kanimozhi
Family TreeM Karunanidhi Family Tree
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsNot Known
Style Quotient
Assets/PropertiesJewels worth ₹9 lakh, West Gate Logistics Pvt Ltd and other investment in businesses
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹1.67 crore/year (as in 2011)
Net Worth (approx.)₹21 crore (Movable, as in 2011)

Rajathi Ammal

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajathi Ammal

  • Rajathi was always fascinated by acting and started her career as part of the drama troupe run by poet Kannadasan in the mid-1960s.
  • She entered the life of an already married to Dayalu Ammal, and the father of 4 children, Karunanidhi and became his “partner” in the 1960s. Their extra-marital affair went in the public domain when Karunanidhi preferred to refer Rajathi as his daughter Kanimozhi’s mother.

    Rajathi Ammal With Her Husband M. Karunanidhi And Kanimozhi

    Rajathi Ammal With Her Husband M. Karunanidhi And Kanimozhi

  • Though Karunanidhi secretly married Rajathi, the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, considers it as an illegal marriage and as an offence in the eyes of law to have more than one wife at a time.
  • Her step-son Stalin took the baton from his father as his political successor after the 2016 assembly elections.
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