Varun Gandhi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Varun Gandhi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 87 kg
Date of Birth March 13, 1980
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Spouse Yamini Roy Chowdhury

Varun Gandhi is an Indian politician who is a Member of Parliament representing the Pilibhit constitution on behalf of the Bhartiya Janata Party. On the other hand, Varun has also served as the general secretary for the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh. With time, Varun has amassed a huge fan base with more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter and more than 4.5 million followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Varun Gandhi

Nick Name

Varun

Varun Gandhi as seen in a picture taken in during his 14 part lecture-series at IIM Ahmedabad on his book A Rural Manifesto_ Realizing India’s Future through her Villages in November 2018
Varun Gandhi as seen in a picture taken in during his 14 part lecture-series at IIM Ahmedabad on his book A Rural Manifesto_ Realizing India’s Future through her Villages in November 2018 (Varun Gandhi / Twitter)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

New Delhi, India

Residence

Ashoka Road, New Delhi, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Varun studied at various schools such as the Rishi Valley SchoolModern School in C.P. New Delhi, and The British School, New Delhi.

Later, Varun joined the University of London from where he earned a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics.

Occupation

Politician

Family

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

87 kg or 192 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Varun has dated –

  1. Yamini Roy Chowdhury (2011-Present) – They got married in 2011 and have a daughter named Anasuyaa Gandhi (b. 2014).
Varun Gandhi as seen in a selfie taken with his daughter Anasuyaa Gandhi on father's day in June 2019
Varun Gandhi as seen in a selfie taken with his daughter Anasuyaa Gandhi on father’s day in June 2019 (Varun Gandhi / Twitter)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Varun Gandhi as seen in a picture taken at the Times Litfest in Mumbai in December 2018
Varun Gandhi as seen in a picture taken at the Times Litfest in Mumbai in December 2018 (Varun Gandhi / Twitter)

Distinctive Features

Oval face shape

Varun Gandhi as seen in a picture with his mother Maneka Gandhi in Shanti Vana to pay tribute to his late. father Sanjay Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary in December 2018
Varun Gandhi as seen in a picture with his mother Maneka Gandhi in Shanti Vana to pay tribute to his late. father Sanjay Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary in December 2018 (Varun Gandhi / Twitter)

Varun Gandhi Facts

  1. He was raised in New Delhi by his mother singlehandedly as his father passed away when he was only 3 months old.
  2. Varun did not get to grow up in the house of his grandmother Indira Gandhi’s like his mother and she was able to hit it off with one another and Maneka was asked to leave in March 1982. Varun was 3 years old at the time.
  3. He was about 20 years old when his mother introduced him to the Pilibhit constituency in 1999.
  4. Varun joined the Bhartiya Janata Party with his mother in 2004 and he also campaigned across 40 constituencies for the BJP.
  5. His father wanted to raise him in accordance with his Zoroastrian religion.
  6. He has no relation to Mahatma Gandhi.
  7. Varun had developed an interest in politics at a very early age. He even stood for a place on the student council while studying at The British School.
  8. Varun’s father Sanjay, died on the spot after his plane plummeted into the ground after a failed aerobatic attempt near the Safdarjung Airport in New Delhi on June 23, 1980.
  9. In the year 2000, a book titled The Otherness of Self was published by Varun. It contains 17 political poems. Thereafter, he published 2 other books, Stillness (2015) and A Rural Manifesto: Realizing India’s Future Through Her Villages (2018).
  10. During the 2009 general elections, Varun won the elections at the Pilibhit constituency with a calculated vote of 419, 539 votes. It was the highest ever votes received by any of the candidates including his mother, Sonia Gandhi, and Rahul Gandhi. This made him the youngest Member of Parliament.
  11. During the Lok Sabha polls in 2009, 2 cases were filed against him for hate speeches.
  12. He is a daily columnist for national dailies such as The Times Of India, Hindustan TimesThe Economic TimesThe Indian ExpressThe Asian AgeThe Hindu, and Outlook. Besides that, he is also considered to be a writer for the largest syndicated column in the country with over 21 newspapers.
  13. Initially, his mother had named him after his grandfather, Feroze. However, his grandmother had them change it to Varun. Hence, he also goes by the name of Feroze Varun Gandhi.

Featured Image By Varun Gandhi / Twitter

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