December 08, 2022

Yashwant Sinha (Politician) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 17, 2022

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Short Biography

Yashwant Sinha was born on 06-11-1937 in Patna in the state of Bihar, India. He is an Indian Politician, Writer, Author, and former Civil Servant, Administrator & IAS Officer who is the candidate for the 2022 Indian presidential election from the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) party. He served as Minister of External Affairs from 2002 to 2004, and two times served as Minister of Finance from 1998 to 2002 & 1990 to 1991.

Yashwant Sinha Complete Bio & Career

Yashwant Sinha is a popular Indian Politician who belongs to the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC). He was a former notable member of the  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 1992 to 2018. He completed his M.A. Degree in Political Science from Patna University in 1958 and taught at Patna University from 1958 to 1962.  He became an IAS Officer in 1960 and resigned in 1984. After that, he became a political member of the Janta Dal party. This politician turned bureaucrat is one among the persons who were being the factor in transforming the Indian Economy. 
He joined in Janata Party which was headed by Mr. Chandrashekhar in the year 1986. In the same year, he was appointed as the All-India General Secretary of the Party and also succeeded in the 1988 election. He was appointed as the Finance Minister in Mr. Chandrashekhar’s Government in 1990-91, but the Government was dissolved. In 1996, he was established as the National Spokesperson of the BJP Party. He served as Foreign Minister and Finance Minister under the Ministry of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. 
Yashwant was designated as the Union Finance Minister in A.B.Vajapayee’s Cabinet in 1998. By 2002, he was appointed as External Affairs Minister. Sinha lost his victory in Lok Sabha Election in 2004. In 2005 again became a Rajya Sabha Member. In 2009, he demitted from the Vice President post of BJP. He quit the BJP party in all forms in 2018. He joined the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) party on 13-03-2021 and was appointed as the vice president of the AITC party. On 21-06-2022 unanimously by the party, he has selected as the President Candidate for the Presidential Election 2022.

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Yashwant Sinha Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Bipin Bihari Saran
Mother Dhana Devi
Siblings Not Known
Wife Nilima Sinha (Marriage Date: 17-02-1961)
Daughter Sharmila Kantha
Sons Jayant Sinha, Sumant Sinha

He was born to Bipin Bihari Saran and Dhana Devi. On 17-02-1961, he married Nilima Sinha, a renowned writer. Together the couple has a daughter named Sharmila Kantha, who is also a writer, and two sons named Jayant Sinha, a politician & Sumant Sinha, an Indian Businessman.

Son Jayant Sinha
Son Sumant Sinha

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Patna, Bihar, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Present Address: 6, Kushak Road, New Delhi - 110 011, India
Permanent Address: Rishabh Vatika, Vill. Rajgoda, P.O. Morangi, Distt. Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
School Patna Collegiate School, Patna
College Patna University, Patna
Qualification MA Political Science
Hobbies Writing, Reading & Gardening
Marital Status Married
Debut He joined Janata Dal in 1984
Salary N/A
Net Worth INR 3.66 Crore
Official Website N/A
Email Address
Contact Number Landline Number: 011-23794197
Fax Number: 011-23794181
Mobile Numbers: 09868181937, 09013180414


Favorite Color White
Favorite Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Dress Kurta Pajama

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Yashwant Sinha

  • He taught political science at Patna University from 1958 to 1962.
  • He worked as an IAS officer from 1960 to 1984.
  • He joined the Janata Dal party in 1984 and served as Minister of Finance from 10-11-1990 to 05-06-1991 under Chandra Shekhar, the 8th Prime Minister of India.
  • He was a member of the BJP from 1992 to 2018.
  • In the presence of the 10th Prime Minister of India Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, he served as Minister of Finance from 05-12-1998 to 01-07-2022, and Minister of External Affairs from 01-07-2022 to 02-05-2004.
  • He joined the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) party on 13-03-2021 and became the vice president of the party.
  • He is an elected member of the 2022 Indian presidential election.
  • He has become the first AITC leader to be nominated for President.

Yashwant Sinha Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

85 years, 1month, 2 days old age Yashwant Sinha will turn 86 on 06 November, 2023. Only 10 months, 28 days, 1 hours,1 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Yashwant Sinha has celebrated the total number of 85 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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