Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Career, Net Worth

Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography:-Rahul Gandhi is a prominent Indian politician from the Nehru-Gandhi family, and is currently the President of the Indian National Congress party. He has previously held positions as the Chairperson of the National Students’ Union of India and the Indian Youth Congress, and served as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee. He is also a Member of Parliament representing the Amethi constituency in the Lok Sabha. Additionally, he is currently the second-ranked member of the Congress Working Committee. Gandhi comes from a family of influential politicians who have played significant roles in Indian politics.

Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography

Rahul Gandhi was born in Delhi on June 19, 1970. He is the older of two children of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. His mother, Sonia Gandhi, is originally from Italy and is now an Indian citizen. Gandhi’s younger sister, Priyanka Vadra, is married to entrepreneur Robert Vadra. Gandhi attended St. Columba’s School in Delhi for his early schooling, and then studied at The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand from 1981 to 1983.

Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography

After completing his studies, he worked for three years at the consulting firm Monitor Group in London, which was founded by management guru Michael Porter. Rahul returned to India in late 2002 and became the director of a technology outsourcing firm called Backops Services Private Ltd. in Mumbai.

Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography Details

Name Rahul Gandhi
Surname RaGa
Birth 19 June 1970
Place of birth New Delhi, India
Residence 12, Tughluk Lane, New Delhi
Religion Hindu
Profession Politician
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Hobbies Reading and Travelling
Age 52 Years
Nationality Indian
Cast Kashmiri Brahmin
Category Wiki Bio

Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Height (approx.) in centimeters170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Education Qualification

Rahul Gandhi went to St. Columba’s School in Delhi from 1981 to 1983, and then attended The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. After his grandmother, Indira Gandhi, was assassinated, he and his sister Priyanka were home-schooled for security reasons. He received his undergraduate degree from St. Stephen’s College at Delhi University, and then attended Harvard University in Massachusetts. After his father, Rajiv Gandhi, was assassinated in 1991, Rahul was relocated to Rollins College in Florida under the name “Rahul Vinci” for security reasons. He graduated from Rollins College with a bachelor’s degree in arts in 1994, and later received an M.Phil degree from Trinity College, Cambridge in the UK.

School St. Columba’s School in Delhi and The Doon School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand
College Rollins College(Bachelor of Arts), Trinity College, Cambridge(Master of Philosophy)
Qualification M. Phil

Family Member’s & Their Relationship

  • Father – Rajiv Gandhi(Former Indian Prime Minister, Died)
  • Mother – Sonia Gandhi(Former UPA President)
  • Sister – Priyanka Gandhi
  • Brother – None
  • Marital Status – Unmarried
  • Girlfriends – Veronique Cartelli( a Spanish architect from Venezuela), Noal Zaher(Afghan Princess)
  • Brother-in-law – Robert Vadra (Businessman)
  • Uncle – Late Sanjay Gandhi(Politician)
  • Aunty – Maneka Gandhi(Politician)
  • Cousin – Varun Gandhi(Politician)

Career Of Rahul Gandhi

In March 2014, Rahul entered politics by voting for the first time in the 2004 Lok Sabha constituency in Améti, UP. In his first interview with foreign media, he described himself as one of the country’s Rahul, who won the House of Representatives election by more than 100,000 votes.

Rahul Gandhi Wiki Biography

Positions held

Year Description
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha

  • Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs (2004–06)
  • Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development (2006–09)
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

  • Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
  • Member, Consultative Committee on Rural Development
2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

  • Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
  • Member, Consultative Committee on Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs
2019 Elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)

  • Member, Standing Committee on Defence
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs

Electoral performances

Year Election Party Constituency Name Result Votes gained Vote share%
2004 14th Lok Sabha Indian National Congress Amethi Won 390,179 66.18%
2009 15th Lok Sabha Amethi Won 464,195 71.78%
2014 16th Lok Sabha Amethi Won 408,651 46.71%
2019 17th Lok Sabha Amethi Lost 413,394 43.86%
Wayanad Won 706,367 64.67%

Within party

Year Position Preceded by Succeeded by
2007 – 2013 General secretary of INC
2007 – Incumbent (as of 2020) Chairperson of Indian Youth Congress Position established Incumbent (as of 2020)
2007 – Incumbent (as of 2020) Chairperson of NSUI Position established Incumbent (as of 2020)
2013 – 2016 Vice president of INC Position established Position abolished
2017 – 2019 President of INC Sonia Gandhi Sonia Gandhi (interim)

Favorite Things

Food Noodle’s, cold Drinks, Coastal Indian Dishes
Politician Jawahar Lal Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi

Social Media Platforms

Rahul Gandhi Net Worth

Net Worth 15.88 Crore as in 2019

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