Narendra Modi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Narendra Modi Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight78 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 17, 1950
Zodiac SignVirgo
SpouseJashodaben Narendrabhai Modi

Narendra Modi is an Indian politician who became the 14th Prime Minister of India in 2014 and represents the Bhartiya Janta Party. He served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for 13 years from 2001 to 2014. Modi is the first non-congress Prime Minister to win twice consecutively in 2014 and 2019 respectively. He joined the BJP in 1985. Modi belonged to an OBC family and has made his way up through these years. He has initiated various movements to put an end to corruption like Demonetization and the GST act. He has also been a figure of controversy due to his Hindutva ideologies.

Born Name

Narendra Damodardas Modi

Nick Name

Namo, Chaiwala, Chaukidaar, Naren

Narendra Modi during the state visit of the President of the Republic of Singapore to India in 2015
Narendra Modi during the state visit of the President of the Republic of Singapore to India in 2015 (Narendra Modi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Vadnagar, Bombay State, India (Currently Gujarat)

Residence

7, Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Modi completed his higher secondary education from his hometown Vadnagar and later graduated in Bachelor of Arts in political science from the School of Open Learning at the University of Delhi. He completed his post-graduation from Gujarat University in a Master of Arts in political science.

Occupation

Politician

Family

  • Father – Damodardas Mulchand Modi
  • Mother – Hiraben Modi
  • Siblings – Prahlad Modi (Brother), Pankaj Modi (Brother), Soma Modi (Brother), Amrit Modi (Brother), Vasantiben Hasmukhlal Modi (Sister)

Manager

Narendra Modi is managed by the Prime Minister’s Office in Delhi.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Narendra Modi as seen in November 2018
Narendra Modi as seen in November 2018 (G20 Argentina / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

  1. Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi (1968-Present) – Jashodaben and Narendra Modi got married in the year 1968. They have an estranged marriage.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Narendra Modi in Singapore as seen in November 2015
Narendra Modi in Singapore as seen in November 2015 (Narendra Modi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Bearded
  • Dynamic Personality

Brand Endorsements

Modi has endorsed brands like –

  • Incredible India
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Narendra Modi Favorite Things

  • Food – White Khatta Dhokla, Khilli hui Khichdi, Besan Khandvi, Undhiyu, Almond Pistachio Shrikhand
  • Song – O Pavan Weg se Udhne waale ghode
  • Movies – Guide
  • Books – Life Of Benjamin Franklin, Biography of Swami Vivekanand
  • Leaders – Swami Vivekanand, Mahatma Gandhi
  • Singers – Lata Mangeshkar

Source – AjantaNews.com, NarendraModi.in

Narendra Modi addressing All India Conference on Livestock and Dairy Development in June 2013
Narendra Modi addressing All India Conference on Livestock and Dairy Development in June 2013 (Narendra Modi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Narendra Modi Facts

  1. He became the 14th Prime Minister of India in 2014.
  2. He was born into a family of oil-pressing community.
  3. Narendra Modi left his house when he was 17 years old to wander into the Himalayas and take complete sanyas.
  4. He wanted to get into the Indian Army but due to financial constraints, he could not do so.
  5. He was a tea seller at Vadnagar station.
  6. His father died of bone cancer in 1989.
  7. He used to mop the floor when he joined the RSS.
  8. In the past, he had done a 3-month course in the United States on Image Management and Public Relations.
  9. He is a great admirer and follower of Swami Vivekanand.
  10. He is the 2nd most followed world leader in the world.
  11. In 2010, under his leadership as the Chief Minister, Gujarat became the 2nd best state in India.
  12. It was believed that during his 13-year tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, he never took a holiday.
  13. He believes in digitalization and has introduced movements such as the Digital India movement.
  14. His signature is always in Hindi and is known to stick to his mother tongue even at the United Nations.
  15. He is a fitness enthusiast and practices yoga every morning.
  16. In 2016, Madame Tussaud Wax Museum unveiled his wax statue.
  17. He has written books like Exam Warrior (2018) for children.
  18. In 2019, he took the oath 2nd time as the Prime Minister of India.

Featured Image by Narendra Modi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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