September 26, 2023

Gita Gopinath Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 15, 2020

Gita Gopinath Popularity on Social Media

Short Biography

Gita Gopinath was born on 08-12-1971 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal, India. She is an Indian-American Economist, Scientist, Businessperson, Journalist, Writer, Editor & Author. Since 2019, she is serving as IMF's Chief Economist.

Gita Gopinath Complete Bio & Career

Gita Gopinath received a bachelor's degree from Lady Shri Ram University in Delhi University in 1992 and then received a master's degree from the University of Washington in the year 1996. In 2001 she received her PhD from Princeton University. While acquiring a PhD at Princeton, she received Princeton's Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Research Award.
Gita Gopinath was appointed the international monetary fund's chief economist in October 2018. She is a professor of economics at Harvard University, John Zwaanstra. She is co-director of the National Economic Research Bureau's International Financial Macroeconomics Program. Although a research fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of the New York State Federal Reserve Bank. She is a collaborator of the American Economic Review, an international economics manual collaborator and a publisher in the Economic Studies Review.
In October 2018, She was appointed for the position of  Economic Counselor and IMF Research Director by the Managing Director Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund( IMF). In 2018, she became a fellow at the Academy of Arts and Sciences of America. In 2017, she received the University of Washington's distinguished alumnus award. She currently holds the position of the Chief Economist at IMF. During Covid-19 breakout, she predicted that global economy will be adversely affected due to pandemic.

Gita Gopinath Popular Videos

Gita Gopinath Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to T. V. Gopinath and V. C. Vijayalakshmi and has an elder sister. She is married to Iqbal Singh Dhaliwal who is an executive director at Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab. The couple is blessed with a son Rohil Singh Dhaliwal.


Life's Important Dates Of Gita Gopinath

Body Measurements

Breast Size 33
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 33-28-36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Kannur, Kerala
Nationality Indian , American
Religion Hindu
Address Washington D.C. United States
School Nirmala Convent School, Mysore
College 1992 - Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR) under the University of Delhi, Delhi
1994 - Delhi School of Economics (DSE) under the University of Delhi, Delhi
1996 - University of Washington, USA
2001 - Princeton University, USA
Qualification 1992 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), 1994 - Master of Economics, 1996 - Master of Arts (M.A.), 2001 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Yoga, Shopping & Travelling
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth USD 0.80 Million
Official Website N/A
Office Address Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Economics
Littauer Center 206, USA
Email Address
Contact Number Tel: 617-495-8161
Fax: 617-495-8570


Favorite Color Black & White
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Place London
Favorite Food Italian Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Gita Gopinath

  • She is a professor of economics at Harvard University.
  • The government to Kerala was appointed her as a financial advisor.
  • She is working in the department of American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics.
  • In 2014, she was named by the International Monetary Fund one of 25 top economists under 45.
  • At the 2011 World Economic Forum, she was specifically chosen as the Young Global Leader.
  • She was the first Woman Chief Economist who joined the IMF (International Monetary Fund).
  • Iqbal Singh Dhaliwal, her husband, is an executive-director of Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at the Department of Economics.
  • Since 2018, she is a Co-author of two Books named Global Trade and the Dollar and Dominant Currency Paradigm: A New Model for Small Open Economies.

Gita Gopinath Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

51 years, 9months, 18 days old age Gita Gopinath will turn 52 on 08 December, 2023. Only 2 months, 11 days, 8 hours,49 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Gita Gopinath has celebrated the total number of 52 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

  • 52
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8