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Nirmala Sitharaman Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 6, 2019

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Short Biography

Nirmala Sitharaman was born on 18-08-1959 in Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. She is an Indian Politician & Economist.

Other Name: Nirmala Seetharaman
Other Professions: Economist

Nirmala Sitharaman Complete Bio & Career

Nirmala Sitharaman is a politician from India. She is an Alma mater of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. Earlier, she attended Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy College in Tiruchirapalli to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in economics. 
She has worked as a Senior manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and BBC World. She was also a member of the National Commission for Women. In her political career, she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2006. She gained popularity in Andhra Pradesh and she was named as one of the National spokespeople in 2010. She spoke for the party and its leaders on the prime media networks and rose to prominence. She played a pivotal role in projecting Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister Candidate through the media during the 2014 General elections. After BJP’s victory in the elections, she was sworn into the office of Minister of Commerce and Industry in May 2014. She was also elected to the Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh in 2014. She contested and won the election for Rajya Sabha from the state of Karnataka in June 2016. Following the cabinet reshuffling, she became the first full-time female Defense Minister of India on September 3, 2017. She is the first one to be appointed as full-time defense minister. She is the second Indian women to be a part of CCS (Cabinet Committee on Security).
After becoming MP againin 2019, she was this time made the finance minister and thereby became the first female finance minister of Independent India. She presented her first budget on 5th July 2019. 

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Nirmala Sitharaman Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Narayan Sitharaman and Savitri Devi. On 12-09-1986, she married political economist Parakala Prabhakar. The couple has a daughter named Parakala Vangmayi.
Husband Parakala Prabhakar

Life's Important Dates Of Nirmala Sitharaman

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Musiri, Tiruchirappalli
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Plot No.M-6, Green Lands, Manchirevula Vill., Rajendra Nagar Mandal, Ranga Reddy Dist.-500089
School N/A
College Seethalakshmi Ramasamy College, Tiruchirappalli
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
Qualification Post Graduate
Hobbies Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 2 Crores (2014)
Official Website N/A


Car Collections BMW


Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actor Akshay Kumar
Favorite Food Aloo Halwa

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Nirmala Sitharaman

  • She comes from a pro-congress family.
  • She established a school in Hyderabad called Pranava School.
  • She is originally from Karnataka but was born and brought up in Tamil Nadu.
  • Her father-in-law and mother-in-law were members of the Congress Party.
  • She wakes up at 7 in the morning and reads 9 newspapers daily for around 3 hours.

Nirmala Sitharaman Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

63 years, 1month, 15 days old age Nirmala Sitharaman will turn 64 on 18 August, 2023. Only 10 months, 14 days, 18 hours,1 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Nirmala Sitharaman has celebrated the total number of 63 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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