Rajnath Singh Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More



Real NameRajnath Singh
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Politician
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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Political Journey • In 1974, he was appointed secretary of Bhartiya Jana Sangh for the Mirzapur Unit in Uttar Pradesh.
• In 1975, he was appointed district president of the Jana Sangh.
• In 1977, he became M.L.A. from Mirzapur constituency.
• In 1984, became the State President of the BJP Youth Wing.
• In 1986, became the National General Secretary of the BJP Youth Wing.
• In 1988, became the National President of the BJP Youth Wing.
• In 1988, became a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council.
• In 1991, became Education Minister in the Uttar Pradesh Government.
• In 1994, became a member of the Rajya Sabha.
• On 25 March 1997, became the State President of Uttar Pradesh BJP.
• On 22 November 1999, became the Union Surface Transport Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Government.
• On 28 October 2000, became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
• In 2002, became the National General Secretary of BJP.
• On 24 May 2003, became Union Minister of Agriculture & subsequently for Food Processing.
• In July 2004, he was appointed National General Secretary of BJP again.
• On 31 December 2005, became the National President of BJP.
• In May 2009, he was elected M.P. from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.
• In May 2014, he was elected M.P. from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.
• On 26 May 2014, became Union Minister for Home Affairs in the Government of India.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack (semi-bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 July 1951
Age (as in 2017)66 Years
Birth PlaceBhabhaura, Chandauli district, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownChandauli district, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityGorakhapur University, Uttar Pradesh
Educational QualificationsMSc Physics from Gorakhapur University, Uttar Pradesh
DebutIn 1974, when he was appointed secretary of Bhartiya Jan Sangh for the Mirzapur unit in Uttar Pradesh
FamilyFather- Rambadan Singh
Mother- Gujarati Devi
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
AddressRajnath Singh,
17, Akbar Road,
New Delhi, India – 110 011.
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSavitri Singh (married 1971)
ChildrenSons- Pankaj Singh (politician),
Neeraj Singh
Daughter- Anamika Singh
Money Factor
Salary1.40 Lakh INR/Month
Net Worth (approx.)2.51 Crore INR (as in 2014)



Some Lesser Known Facts about Rajnath Singh

  • Does Rajnath Singh Smoke?: No
  • Does Rajnath Singh Drink Alcohol?: No
  • He was born in a farmer’s family at a village Babhora in the Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh.
  • At the age of 13 in 1964, he joined Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
  • He was an active RSS worker & a brilliant student since his childhood.
  • After completing his Post Graduation, he worked as a lecturer of Physics at the K.B. Post-Graduate College Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh.
  • From 1969 to 1971, he was organizational Secretary of ABVP Gorakhpur Division.
  • In 1975, he was the district coordinator during the JP Movement.
  • During the political crisis in 1997, he played a key role to save the BJP led government twice.
  • As a Union Surface Transport Minister in 1999, he initiated the National Highway Development Programme (NHDP)- a dream project of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • As a Union Minister of Agriculture, he initiated a few noble projects like Farm Income Insurance Scheme & Kisan Call Centre.
  • In 2003, he covered the entire length & breadth of India as BJP President.
  • He is an ardent follower of Hindi language.
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