Venkaiah Naidu Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More

Some Lesser Known Facts About Venkaiah Naidu

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ProfessionIndian Politician
Real NameMuppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Political Journey • When in college, he became active in politics with ABVP, the student wing of BJP.

• He played a prominent role in the Jai Andhra Movement of 1972.

• Naidu became the convenor of anti-corruption Jayaprakash Narayan Chhatra Sangharsh Samiti of Andhra Pradesh in 1974.

• In 1978, he was elected as an MLA from Udayagiri constituency in Nellore in Andhra Pradesh assembly.

• He was again elected as an MLA from the same constituency in 1983.

• From 1996 to 2000, he served as a BJP spokesperson.

• In 1998, he was elected as a Member of Rajya Sabha from Karnataka.

• He became the Union Cabinet Minister of Rural Development in 1999.

• Naidu took over as the National President of BJP in January 2004. He then stepped down from the post after NDA had lost in the 2004 general elections.

• He has been serving as National Vice President of BJP since April 2005.

• In May 2014, he was named as the Union Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs.

• He was elected a Rajya Sabha MP after BJP nominated him from Rajasthan in May 2016.

• After being nominated as the Vice- Presidential candidate of India by the NDA in mid-July 2017, he quit as the Union Minister to contest the elections.
Physical Stats & More
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg

in Pounds- 165 lbs
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm

in meters- 1.75 m

in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
Personal Life
Age (as in 2017)68 Years
Date of Birth1 July 1949
Birth PlaceChavatapalem, Nellore, Madras Province
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
FamilyFather- Late Rangaiah Naidu
Mother- Late Ramanamma
Brother- None
Sister- None
Address30, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Road, New Delhi
HometownChavatapalem, Nellore, Madras Province
Educational QualificationsBachelor's degree in Politics and Diplomatic Studies

L.L.B. with specialization in International Law
College/UniversityV. R. College, Nellore

Law College, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
SchoolV. R. High School, Nellore
DebutHe joined ABVP, the student wing of Bhartiya Janata Party, while in college and was elected as the president of students union of colleges affiliated to Andhra University.
Favourite Things
Favourite Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Girls, Affairs and More
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Wife Usha (m.1971- present)
ChildrenSon- Harshvardhan Naidu
Daughter- Deepa Venkat
Money Factor
SalaryINR 60,000 (Basic)
Net Worth (approx.)INR 10 Crore (as in 2016)
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  • Does Venkaiah Naidu smoke: Not Known
  • Does Venkaiah Naidu drink liquor: Not Known
  • In spite of the fact that he doesn’t have a place with a Hindi-talking state, Naidu, to champion the reason for ranchers, and to be a splendid speaker, aced the dialect and turned into an unmistakable political figure of the gathering.
  • Naidu was one of the protestors to be detained amid the Emergency time frame that was forced by previous Indian Prime Minster Indira Gandhi.
  • In 2002, he succeeded Jana Krishnamurthy as the national leader of Bhartiya Janata Party and continued holding the seat for three continuous terms.
  • After BJP drove National Democratic Alliance got a pounding larger part in 2014 Lok Sabha races, he was given the arrangement of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, and Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

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