Rajnath Singh (Defence Minister of India) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts & More

Rajnath Singh was born on 10-07-1951 in Bhabhaura, Chandauli in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Politician belongs to BJP (Bharatiya Janta Party). He has served as a 19th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Cabinet Minister. He became the 28th Home Affairs Minister of India on 26-05-2014. In 2019, he became the Minister of Defence of India.

BIRTHDAY10 July,1951 (Tuesday)
BIRTH PLACEBhabhaura, Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh
AGE (in 2022)71 Years Old
HEIGHTin centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
WEIGHTin Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163.14 lbs

Rajnath Singh Complete Bio & Career

Rajnath Singh did his school studies from Bhabhaura. Later he then did his graduation from Gorakhpur University and he got his master’s degree in the stream of  Physics. He started working as a physics lecturer after completion of his studies at the University in Mirzapur UP. However, At a very young age when he was 13 years of age, he joined politics as well as  RSS. As a young Sangh cadet, he contained many positions in RSS.

During the period of  1969-71, he acquired the position of organizational secretary of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad of the Gorakhpur unit. After having joined Bharatiya Jan Sangh, he officially entered national policy in 1974. in the next following year, he was appointed as the Coordinator as well as District President of the famous J.P. Movement. He was arrested even during the emergency situation and stayed in jail for eighteen months.

He was appointed for public office in the lower house of parliament of the legislator of the State of Uttar Pradesh. And the 3 Years after the political establishment of BJP in 1980, he was also appointed Uttar Pradesh Secretary of the party. He was appointed President of Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha in 1984. He was given the position of Education Minister of U.P Thereafter, the BJP gained the majority in the assembly in 1991.

Later, he became a Rajya Sabha member in 1994. In 1997, he became President of the BJP state of Uttar Pradesh. His goal in 1999 was to get transport minister, bringing the highway to small villages. In 2000, he was appointed Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. His tenure was less than a year and a half. In the 2002 elections, the BJP struggled to form the govt but they had to leave their post.

Again, they proceeded to the national level. He was made the country ‘s agriculture minister, however, in 2004 the BJP completely lost its govt. In 2005, he was appointed a national secretary of BJP. He actually brought the party onto the road from the concepts of Hinduism. He became the National President of the Party was managed to hold from  2013 to  2014. Mr. Narendra Modi ‘s newly formed government, on 26 May 2014, he took the oath of Union Minister of India. He has since worked actively as the Union Home Minister of India. 

In 2019, he became the Minister of Defence of India & took the oath on 31-05-2019.

Rajnath Singh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Rambadan Singh & Gujarati Devi. He married Savitri Singh in 1971 and the couple has two sons named Neeraj Singh and Pankaj Singh and one daughter named Anamika Singh.

SonPankaj Singh

Body Measurements

Chest Size42
Biceps Size15
Waist Size32
Skin ColourFair
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBald

Personal Info

Home TownBhabhaura, Chandauli district, Uttar Pradesh, India
Address17, Akbar Road, New Delhi, India – 110 011
3/206, Vipul Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow – 226 010 (U.P.)
CollegeGorakhapur University, Uttar Pradesh
QualificationMSc Physics
HobbiesReading, Watching TV & Listening News
Marital StatusMarried
SalaryINR 1.59 Lakh (included all allowances)
Net WorthINR 5.15 Crore (in 2019)
Official Websitehttps://www.rajnathsingh.in/
Email ID[email protected]
[email protected]
Contact NumberLandline: 011-23793881, 0522-2394745, 2394746
Fax: 011-23014184


Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite PoliticianAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite PlaceDubai, Italy
Favorite FoodHomemade Healthy Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Rajnath Singh

  • He became the 19th Chief Minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh in 2000.
  • He has been associated with the Sangh Parivar since the age of 13.
  • He became the national president of BJP for the first time on December 31, 2005
  • Rajnath Singh took oath as Union Minister of India on May 26, 2014, under the newly formed government led by Narendra Modi
  • In 1999, his goal was to make Surface Transport Minister, made Highway reach small villages.
  • He became the National President of BJP Yuva Morcha in 1988.
  • In 1977, he was elected a Member of Parliament from the constituency of Mirzapur.

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