Yaduveer Wadiyar Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography

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Age: 32 Years
Marital Status: Married
Hometown: Bangalore

Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar

Birth NameYaduveer Gopal Raj Urs [1]Deccan Herald
Full NameYaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar [2]Deccan Herald
Known ForBeing the Maharaja of Mysore
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (2024-present)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) flag
Political Journey2024: Won the Mysore Lok Sabha seat
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 March 1992 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024) 32 Years
BirthplaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signAries
SignatureYaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar's signature
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
School• Vidya Niketan school, Bengaluru
• Canadian International School, Bengaluru
College/University• University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Educational QualificationAn undergraduate degree in English literature and Economics
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [3]The Times of India
AddressAmba Villas Palace, Mysore
HobbiesPlaying the Guitar, Reading, Horse Racing
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date27 June 2016
Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar's wedding picture
Wife/SpouseTrishikha Kumari Devi
Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar with his wife
ChildrenSon- Aadyaveer Narasimharaja Wadiyar (Born on 6 December 2017)
Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar's son
Daughter- None
ParentsAdoptive Father- Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar (Former Maharaj of Mysore)
Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar's adoptive father Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar
Adoptive Mother- Pramoda Devi Wadiyar
Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar with his adoptive mother

Father: Swarup Anand Gopal Raj Urs
Mother: Tripurasundari Devi
Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar with his biological mother
SiblingsSister: Jayathmika Lakshmi
Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar with his sister
Brother: None
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
Cash: Rs. 1,00,000
Bank Deposits: Rs. 23,55,000
Bonds & Investments: Rs. 1,36,04,303
Jewellery: Rs. 3,39,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2024. It excludes the assets owned by his wife.
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 80,000 crores (as of 2023) [4]GQ India
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Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta WadiyarSome Lesser Known Facts About Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar

  • Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar belonged to the Bettada Kote family and was the only son of Swarup Anand Gopal Raj Urs and Princess Leela Tripurasundari Devi.

    Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar's childhood picture

    Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar’s childhood picture

  • After completing his schooling in Bangalore, Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar moved to the United States to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in English literature and Economics.
  • In February 2015, he moved back to India.
  • In February 2015, Yaduveer was adopted by Pramoda Devi as an heir to take the position of head of the Wadiyar family and the King of Mysore after the death of Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar in 2013.
  • On 23 February 2015, a formal and legal adoption ceremony took place at the Amba Vilas Palace in Mysore after which Yaduveer was named Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar and the future Maharaj of Mysore.
    A Picture from Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar's adoption ceremony

    A Picture from Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar’s adoption ceremony


  • According to various reports, many members of the Royal Family of Mysore did not agree with the decision of Yaduveer’s adoption.
  • After the adoption, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar returned to the United States to complete his graduation.
  • In an interview, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar revealed that he was scared of the title before he became the king. He said,

    Once I was past this initial phase I was able to comprehend and fully understand the various responsibilities of the position. I didn’t have to anticipate taking up the responsibility until very recently. The areas I would like to focus on are cultural tourism, heritage protection, development and understanding of Indian spirituality and most importantly environment related initiatives.”

  • On 28 May 2015, the coronation ceremony of Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar as the 27th king took place at the Mysore Palace which the Mysore Royal Family and many other royals from the country attended.

    A Picture from Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar's coronation ceremony

    A Picture from Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar’s coronation ceremony

  • Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar holds many positions including the president/trustee of Sri Jayachamarajendra Ursu Education Trust in Mysore, Ambassador/ Advisory Board Member of the Kalisu Foundation in Mysore, and Trustee of the Sri Jayachamrajendra Art Gallery in Mysore.
  • Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar has worked for many social causes including the upliftment of education, social reform, economic advancement, patronisation of the arts, and sports.
  • Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar is responsible for handling daily rituals and customs and also managing annual festivals as part of Mysore’s culture.
  • In March 2024, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar announced that he would contest the 2024 Lok Sabha elections from the Mysore constituency as a BJP candidate.

    Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar (second from right) filing his nominations for the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections

    Yaduveer Krishnaraja Datta Wadiyar (second from right) filing his nominations for the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections