Arvind Kejriwal Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Arvind Kejriwal Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 67 kg
Date of Birth August 16, 1968
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Sunita Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal is an Indian Politician who became the 7th Chief Minister of Delhi in 2015. He is famous for being a part of the anti-corruption movement which involved the implementation of the Jan Lokpal Bill along with Anna Hazare in 2011. He has won various awards for his contribution to social service and politics. A documentary titled An Insignificant Man was made on him in 2017 by director Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla that got caught up in a legal battle but eventually released in theatres for 8 weeks.

Born Name

Arvind Kejriwal

Nick Name

Arvind

Arvind Kejriwal during an event as seen in July 2016
Arvind Kejriwal during an event as seen in July 2016 (Rajinder Pal Singh Brar / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Siwani, Haryana, India

Residence

Delhi, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

He completed his education from Campus School in Hisar and at a Christian missionary Holy Child School at Sonipat. He later completed his graduation from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in Mechanical Engineering.

Occupation

Politician

Family

  • Father – Gobind Ram Kejriwal (Electrical Engineer)
  • Mother – Gita Devi
  • Siblings – Manoj Kejriwal (Brother), Ranjana Kejriwal (Sister)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Arvind Kejriwal at Cuncolim Goa as seen in December 2016
Arvind Kejriwal at Cuncolim Goa as seen in December 2016 (Joegoauk Goa / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Arvind has dated –

  1. Sunita Kejriwal (1995-present) – Arvind and Sunita got married in 1995 and they have a son and daughter together.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Arvind Kejriwal as seen in August 2016
Arvind Kejriwal as seen in August 2016 (Micromax Canvas / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Mustache
  • Round face

Arvind Kejriwal Favorite Things

  • Color – Blue
  • Food – Kadhi, Indian food
  • ActorAamir Khan
  • Movies – Comedy Films

SourceYouTube, TOI, India Today

Arvind Kejriwal during an event at Cuncolim Goa as seen in December 2016
Arvind Kejriwal during an event at Cuncolim Goa as seen in December 2016 (Joegoauk Goa / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Arvind Kejriwal Facts

  1. He was an employee of Tata Steel after graduating from IIT.
  2. He was born in an upper-class middle educated Agrawal family and joined the Indian Revenue Service in 1995.
  3. Arvind starts his day with yoga and is a firm practitioner of Vipassana.
  4. He takes a vegetarian diet.
  5. He has also worked with Mother Teresa.
  6. Arvind has also been a bureaucrat before and has led activist movements along with Anna Hazare.
  7. He used to teach kids in slums during his college days.
  8. Arvind is known to sleep for only 4 hours a day.
  9. He won the Raymon Magsaysay Award in 2006.
  10. He wanted to join the police services but qualified for the Indian Revenue Service.
  11. Arvind is known to give his office colleagues surprise treats like samosas and ice cream.
  12. He donated his Magsaysay award money to an NGO.
  13. Arvind is known to be a very down to earth person. He doesn’t like luxuries and lives a very simple life.
  14. His party, Aam Aadmi Party was formed after the Jan Lokpal Bill movement that led to a rift between him and activist Anna Hazare.
  15. He once resigned as the Delhi Chief Minister in 2014 after 49 days but was re-elected as the CM.
  16. He doesn’t like to celebrate his birthday nor his children’s birthday.
  17. In 2011, he along with Anna Hazare went on a strike against corruption and urged the government to pass the Jan Lokpal Bill which eventually failed.
  18. His party Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was launched on November 12, 2011.
  19. He has a habit of reading and checking each and every document before signing.
  20. He is known to be a cool-headed person and doesn’t get angry.
  21. Arvind is very much attached to his Blue Wagon-R.
  22. He is the national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party that came to power in Delhi in 2015.
  23. Arvind was the Joint Commissioner of Income Tax in New Delhi before he entered into politics.
  24. He cleans his own desk and doesn’t have a peon in his office.
  25. His wife is also an IRS officer.
  26. He had interests in social service and politics right from his college days.
  27. Despite having a car, he prefers to use the Delhi metro for his day-to-day work.
  28. His JEE AIR was 563.

Featured Image by Rajinder Pal Singh Brar / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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