Amit Shah Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

amit shah biography

Amit Shah, a well-known figure in Indian politics, holds significant positions in the government. Currently serving as the Home Minister of India and a Member of the Lok Sabha, he is a trusted ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In 2014, Shah gained immense popularity when he was entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing the Bharatiya Janata Party’s election campaign in Uttar Pradesh. With his exceptional leadership skills, the BJP achieved remarkable success in the state, securing a staggering 73 out of 80 seats.


Amit Shah Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 22 Oct 1964 / 56 Years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Amit Bhai
Full Name : Amitbhai Anilchandrs Shah
Birthplace / Home Town : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India / Mehsana, Gujrat, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Libra
Religion / Caste : Hinduism / Bania

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Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height :  168 Cm
Weight : 90 Kg
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Grey


Family and Relatives :

Father : Anilchandra Shah
Mother : Kusumben Shah
Sister(s) : Aarthi Shah
Marital Status : Married
Spouse / Wife : Sonal Shah
Son(s) : Jay Shah
Daughter in Law : Rishita Patel (Wife of Jay Shah)


Education and Career :

Qualification : B Sc in BioChemistry
School : Jyoti Higher Secondary School, Ahmedabad [1]
College / Universities : C U Shah Science College, Ahmedabad
Profession : Politician
Political Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Current Work : Home Minister of India
Net Income / Salary : Rs 1 Lakh / Month Plus other allowances
Net Worth : Rs 40 Crore (approx)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

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Email / Contact :
Address : 6-A, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, New Delhi, 110002 India

Home Town : 16, Sudeep Society, Royal Crescent, Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad


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Hobbies : Reading, Social Service, Watching Cricket
Favorite Food : Poha

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Some Known Facts About Amit Shah :

  • Does Amit Shah smoke? : Not Known
  • Does Amit Shah drink alcohol? : Not Known
  • Amit Shah worked for his father’s PVC pipe business, after completing his college education.
  • He also worked as a stockbroker in the Co-Operative Banks of Ahmedabad.
  • He loves to play chess.
  • He was interested in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh since childhood. He used to take part in the neighbourhood branches of the RSS. He officially got into the RSS as a Swayamsevak when he was in college. It was there that he met Narendra Modi in 1982 in Ahmedabad.
  • In 1983, he became the leader of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. He was the Leader of the ABVP for four years and during this time the BJP was formed.
  • In 1984, He became a member of the BJP. His first assignment as a BJP member was to be a poll agent in Ahmedabad’s Naranpura ward.
  • Amit Shah joined the BJP a year before Narendra Modi had joined.
  • He successfully managed the election campaign of L.K. Advani for the 1989 Lok Sabha Elections from the Ahmedabad Constituency.
  • He was so confident of Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister of India that he had predicted about this in 1990, the time when Narendra Modi had not even become the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
  • In 1995, he contested and won the Gujarat Assembly Elections from the Sarkhej Constituency. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Gujarat State Financial Corporation, which he managed very efficiently and got it listed in stock exchanges.
  • In 1999, he was appointed as the President of the Ahmedabad District Co-Operative Bank. The bank was on the verge of closure, so they appointed him to help with the situation. Amit Shah saved the bank from going into loss, and he also made a profit of over 27 crores in just a year after he took over as the President of the bank.
  • The people of his constituency had access to contact him anytime with any problem, which made him a favourite among the masses.
  • In 2002, Amit Shah won the Assembly Elections for the third time in a row and Narendra Modi appointed him as a minister in his cabinet. He was the youngest minister in his cabinet.
  • In 2009, he was assigned the position of vice-president of the Gujarat Cricket Association.
  • In 2014, He was appointed as the BJP state in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, which led to the BJP’s best performance in the state; winning 73 out of the 80 seats. After the elections, he was appointed as the President of the BJP.
  • On 19 August 2017, Amit Shah was elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujrat.
  • In the 2019 General Elections, he contested from the Gandhinagar Constituency in Gujarat and defeated Congress’ CJ Chavda by a margin of 5,57,014 votes. On 30 May 2019, Amit Shah was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister in the Narendra Modi government, and he took charge as the Home Minister of India.


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