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A. K. Antony Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 28, 2022

Short Biography

A. K. Antony was born on 28-12-1940 in Cherthala, Alappuzha in the state of Kerala, India. He is an Indian Politician, Chairperson & Chief Minister.

Other Name: Arackaparambil Kurien Antony
Other Professions: Chairperson Chief Minister

A. K. Antony Complete Bio & Career

Born as Arackaparambil Kurien Antony, he is an attorney and politician from India. He is currently the Member of Parliament for Rajya Sabha, elected from Kerala state. 
To support his education, Antony did some odd jobs. He obtained his degree of Bachelor of Arts from Maharaja’s College in Ernakulam. He attended Government Law College to pursue his Bachelor of Law degree. He developed an interest in politics at a young age as a student leader. He was an activist for the Kerala Students Union. He was also the youngest President of Kerala Students Union. He was also in the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee and became its President in 1972. He founded the Congress (A) party after splitting from the parent party. The party supported LDF Government, however later merged with Congress in 1982. He became the Chief Minister of Kerala in April 1977 after the resignation of K. Karunakaran. He thus became the Youngest Chief Minister of the State. Later, he became All India Congress Committee General Secretary in 1984.Again in March 1995, he was appointed as the Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time. Again in May 2001, he sworn into the office for the third time. In the Central Government, he became the Minister of Civil Supplies, Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs in 1994. However, he resigned on moral grounds due to a scandal in his ministry. During Manmohan Singh’s tenure, Antony became the Union Minister of Defence for two terms. 
He was also the Chairman of Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata and was also the President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. He was the party's senior leader and also the political guru of INC national President, Rahul Gandhi.

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A. K. Antony Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Arakkaparambil Kurien Pillai
Mother Aley Kutty
Siblings None
Wife Elizabeth Antony (17-03-1985)
Sons Anil Antony, Ajith Antony

He was born to Arakkaparambil Kurien Pillai and Aley Kutty. He married Elizabeth Antony on 17-03-1985 and has two sons Anil Antony and Ajith Antony.

Life's Important Dates Of A. K. Antony

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black (Semi Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Cherthala
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address New Delhi, India
School Holy Family Boys High school, Cherthala and Government Boys High school, Cherthala
College Maharaja's College, Ernakulam and Bachelor of Law from Government Law College, Ernakulam
Qualification B.A. and LLB
Hobbies Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 1 Crore
Official Website N/A


Favorite Politician Rahul Gandhi , Manmohan Singh

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About A. K. Antony

  • He has served the defence ministry for the longest period in the history of Indian politics.
  • He has also served as the Chief Minister of Kerala for 3 terms.
  • Antony, an atheist who follows spiritual guru Mata Amritanandamayi.

A. K. Antony Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

83 years, 4months, 20 days old age A. K. Antony will turn 84 on 28 December, 2024. Only 7 months, 9 days, 4 hours,54 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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A. K. Antony has celebrated the total number of 84 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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