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Shashi Tharoor Biography, Age, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 9, 2018

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Short Biography

Shashi Tharoor was born on 09-03-1956 in London in the state of England, United Kingdom. He is an Indian Politician, Novelist, Author, Writer, Chairperson & Spokesperson.

Shashi Tharoor Complete Bio & Career

He finished his schooling at Montfort School in a hill station in Tamil Nadu called Yercaud and after Campion School in Mumbai and the famous St. Xavier’s School in Kolkata. He obtained his BA degree from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and MA degree from the Tufts University. Thereafter, he also completed his Ph.D.
He began his career as a member of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 1978 in Geneva. After serving at various posts in UN, he was nominated as the United Nations Secretary-General in 2006 by the Government of India. He resigned from his post in UN and returned back to India. 
Post his career at UN, he started his political career in India by contesting in the Lok Sabha elections in 2009. He contested from Thiruvananthapuram constituency from Indian National Congress ticke3d and got elected to Lok Sabha as an MP. He held the post of Minister of State of External Affairs in Manmohan Singh’s cabinet.
He was charged for using his power to buy an IPL franchise; he immediately resigned from his post in 2010. He was then made the Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs. 
He simultaneously penned down several books and is one of the most decorated writers. Some of his famous books include The Five Dollar Smile and Other Stories, Reasons of State, Bookies in Baghdad, The Great Indian Novel and Kerala: God’s own country among several others. 
In addition to that, he has also written columns is several prestigious domestic and international News Papers such as Deccan Chronicle, The Hindu, Times of India, Los Angeles Times, New York Times and Washington Post. 

Shashi Tharoor Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He married Tilottama Mukherji and with whom he has two sons named Ishaan and Kanishk. He divorced her and married Christa of Canada. This marriage too was short-lived and after divorcing her, he married for the third time to Sunanda Pushkar in 2010. They were married until Sunanda’s death in 2014.  

Life's Important Dates Of Shashi Tharoor

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Hazel Green
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town London, England
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Kerala, India
School Montfort School, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
Campion School, Mumbai
College St Xavier's College Calcutta
St Stephen's College, Delhi
Tufts University, USA
Qualification B.A in History
Hobbies Travelling, Reading, Listening Music
Marital Status Widower
Debut 1978
Net Worth $1 Million


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Place Goa, Dubai
Favorite Food Non Veg Food

Shashi Tharoor Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

64 years, 5 months, 0 day old age Shashi Tharoor will turn 65 on 09 March, 2021. Only 6 months, 27 days, 9 hours, 41 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Shashi Tharoor has celebrated the total number of 64 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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