Nitish Kumar Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Worth and Assets

Nitish Kumar, is one of the senior Politician of the Janata Dal United Party and currently serves as the Chief Minister of Bihar. He was elected as the Chief Minister in the year 2015 and he is serving in the post from 2005. However, he shortly resigned from the post in the year 2014, due to party’s poor performance. Later, was elected as the CM in the year 2015, due to political crisis.

Career

Nitish Kumar

Initially, he started off his career in the Bihar State Electricity Board. After a while, he gained interest in politics, since his father was a freedom fighter and a former member of Indian National Congress. Nitish, considers, ‘Jaiprakash Narayan’, as his idol and was inspired by him to join politics. He made his debut in politics in the year 1974 and was working for the Janata Dal Party. In the year 1977, he contested in the State assembly elections. He was selected as a member of Legislative assembly, in the year 1985. He has also served as the Union Minister for Railways, in the year 1998 and resigned shortly after the ‘Gaisal Train Disaster’, claiming responsibility. He has also served as the Union Minister of Agriculture. He was elected as the CM of Bihar, in the year 2010 and was again elected in the year 2015, serving two consecutive terms.

Net Worth: INR 59 Lakhs (approx)

Personal Information

  • Name: Nitish Kumar
  • Nick Name: Munna
  • Profession: Indian Politician
  • Date of Birth: March 1, 1951
  • Age: 66 years
  • Zodiac: Pisces
  • Height: 5’8”
  • Weight: 74 kg
  • Schooling: Shree Ganesh High School, Bakhtiarpur, Patna Science College, Patna
  • College: Bihar College of Engineering, Patna
  • Qualification: B.Sc in Electrical Engineering
  • Father: Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh
  • Mother: Parmeshwari Devi
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Manju Kumari Sinha (Late)
  • Children: Nishant