Baba Ramdev Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography, Net Worth & More

Baba Ramdev


Real NameRamkrishna Yadav
NicknameBaba Ramdev, Yoga Guru
ProfessionYoga Guru, Businessman
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 64 kg
in Pounds- 141 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 December 1965
Age (as in 2017)52 Years
Birth PlaceSaid Alipur, Mahendragarh, Haryana
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
SignatureBaba Ramdev signature
HometownSaid Alipur, Mahendragarh, Haryana
SchoolGurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Ram Nivas Yadav
Mother- Gulabo Devi
Brother- Ram Bharat
Sister- N/A
AddressPatanjali Yogpeeth, Maharshi Dayanand Gram, Delhi-Haridwar National Highway, Near Bahadarbad, Haridwar, Uttarakhand
HobbiesTeaching Yoga
Controversies• In 2013, he was detained at the London's Heathrow Airport by airport authorities for around 8 hours for unknown reason.
• He urged to stop the release of Aamir Khan's "PK" as he condemned the image of Hinduism shown in the movie.
• In 2006, he said that, inorder to put a break on AIDS cases, sex education should be replaced by yoga education.
• He jumped out of the stage in Ramlila ground in Delhi by wrapping a dupatta, after a big unit of police and RAF came to detain him.
Ramdev Ramlila ground controversy
• In December 2016, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali was fined worth 11 lakh (INR) for "misbranding and putting up misleading advertisements", by a court in Haridwar.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Money Factor
Net Worth$3.8 billion/25600 crore (INR) (Patanjali Yogpeeth net worth)

Baba Ramdev

Some Lesser Known Facts About Baba Ramdev

  • Does Baba Ramdev smoke?: No
  • Does Baba Ramdev drink alcohol?: No
  • Ramdev attended school till 8th standard, after which he joined a gurukul where he learnt Sanskrit and Yoga.
  • He met Acharya Balkrishna in the 1990s, at Tripura Yoga Ashram, Kankhal, Haridwar. Later, they both went together to study in the Himalayas, where Ramdev focused on yoga and Balakrishna on ayurveda. Baba Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishan
  • After becoming a Sanyasi (a Hindu religious mendicant) and changed his name to Baba Ramdev and started teaching yoga.
  • He has done a deep study of Hindu scriptures and even taught them in different gurukuls in Haridwar.
  • He suffered a paralytic attack during his childhood due to the adverse effect of a medical incident that seriously affected the left side of his body, leaving him paralyzed. He credits yoga for his miraculous recovery from it.
  • In 1996, he established Divya Yog Mandir Trust along with Acharya Karamveer.
  • In 2003, he started featuring on Aastha TV’s morning yoga slot.

  • The Pranayama programme he teach consists of 7 key breathing exercises (in sequence): Bhastrika Pranayam, Kapal Bhati Pranayam, Bahaya Pranayam, Anulom Vilom Pranayama, Bhramri Pranayam, Udgeeth Pranayam, and Pranab Dwani.
  • He considers Bismil and Subash Chandra Bose as his inspirations.
  • In 2006, he established “Patanjali Yogpeeth” in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, which is considered as world’s  biggest center for Ayurveda and Yoga, with a capacity of around 6000 people. Patanjali Yogpeeth
  • The name of his business enterprise was taken from the name of Maharishi Patanjali, the father of yoga. Maharishi Patanjali
  • He is a workaholic as he wakes up at 3’o clock in the morning and works around works 18 to 20 hours a day.
  • He doesn’t eat any grain and only eats boiled vegetables, fruits, and cow milk.
  • He has been honoured with Doctorate degrees from 4 universities across India.
  • He does not possess any stake in Patanjali Ayurveda Ltd., instead, Acharya Balkrishna holds a 94% stake in Patanjali Ayurved, but Balkrishna doesn’t take any salary. Rest 8% is given to Sarwan and Sunita Poddar, a Scotland-based NRI as they gave Balkrishna the first loan to start the business.
  • Ramdev’s brother Ram Bharat, brother-in-law Jasdev Shastri, Swami Muktanand, a disciple of Swami Shankar Dev, are the 4 people that form the core of Ramdev’s management.
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