November 29, 2023

Nitish Kumar (Politician) Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 1, 2023

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Short Biography

Nitish Kumar was born on 01-03-1951 at Bakhtiarpur in Patna in the state of Bihar, India. He is an Indian Chief Minister, Politician, Chairperson & Engineer.

Other Name: Sushasan Babu, Lord Turnaround, Munna
Other Professions: Politician Chairperson Engineer

Nitish Kumar Complete Bio & Career

Nitish first came to limelight after winning the Bihar Assembly election as an independent candidate in 1985. Since then, he marched forward in his political career. A couple of years later, he was made the president of the Yuva Lok Dal and was then served as the secretary general of the political front Janta Dal in the state of Bihar. In 1989, general elections, he became an MP from Lok Sabha. He was re-elected again in 1991, and 1998 and served as an MP till 2004. 
In Atalji’s cabinet, he served as Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Surface Transport and Minister of Railways. During his tenure as Railway Minister, he made revolutionary changes in Railways by introducing E-ticket and Tatkal services. 
Nitish along with BJP fought together for the 2005 Bihar assembly election and won by a huge margin. Thus, he was appointed as the Chief Minister of Bihar. He won again in 2010 and 2015 Bihar elections and is still serving as a Chief Minister of Bihar. The grand alliance with whom he form the government in Bihar after 2015 elections dissolved in 2017 but he formed an alliance with BJP immediately and retained his post of CM of Bihar.  
Though he joined politics in 1985 but was actively participating in protesting against governments and during emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi, he joined the movement led by the veteran Jai Prakash Narayan from 1974 to 1977.  He was a close associate of Satyendra Narayan Sinha.

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Nitish Kumar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh
Mother Parmeshwari Devi
Brother Satish Kumar
Sisters Usha Devi, Prabha Devi, Indu Devi
Wife Manju Kumari Sinha (22-02-1973)
Son Nishant Kumar

He was born to Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh and Parmeshwari Devi. His parents called Nitish as ‘Munna’. He has an elder brother named Satish Kumar, one elder sister named Usha Devi, two younger sisters named Prabha Devi & Indu Devi. He married Manju Kumari Sinha on 22-02-1973. Together the couple has a son named Nishant Kumar.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Bakhtiarpur, Bihar
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Vill. Hakikatpur, P.O. Bakhtiarpur, Distt. Patna - 800 001
22, Akbar Road New Delhi - 110 001
School Shree ganesh High School, Bakhtiarpur
College Patna Science College, Patna
Bihar College Of Engineering, Patna
Qualification B.Sc. in Electrical Enginnering
Hobbies Reading and Traveling
Marital Status Married
Debut 1974 - Joined the Janta Party
Salary INR 1 Lac + Allowances
Net Worth INR 2 Crore (approx)
Official Website N/A
Email Address
Contact Number Telephone No.- (011) 23017588, 23017596 Mobile No.- 09868180490


Favorite Color White, Blue
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Aamir Khan
Favorite Movie PK (2014)
Favorite Place Patna
Favorite Food Masala Dosa, Tea

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Nitish Kumar

  • Before joining politics, he worked in Bihar State Electricity Board.
  • He is somebody who doesn't like fancy fine dining places rather he prefers eating homemade food.
  • He was highly appreciated for his during his term as Railway Minister from 1998-2004.
  • He has received awards such as The Business Reformer of the Year and The Best Politician of the Year.

Nitish Kumar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

72 years, 8months, 28 days old age Nitish Kumar will turn 73 on 01 March, 2024. Only 3 months, 9 hours,32 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Nitish Kumar has celebrated the total number of 72 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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