Rahul Gandhi Wiki, Bio, Age, Political Career and Profile

rahul gandhi biography

Rahul Gandhi, a prominent figure in Indian politics, represents Wayanad, Kerala in the Lok Sabha as a Member of Parliament. He held the position of President of the Indian National Congress Party from December 16, 2017, to July 3, 2019. Additionally, he plays a key role as the Chairperson of the Indian Youth Congress and the National Students Union of India. Furthermore, he is actively involved as a trustee of both the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.


Rahul Gandhi Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 19 June 1970 / 51 Years (as in 2021) [1]
Nick Name : RaGa
Full Name : Raul Vinci / Rahul Gandhi
Birthplace / Home Town : New Delhi, India /New Delhi (Ancestral – Italy)
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Gemini
Religion : Father’s Maternal Grandfather Side – Hinduism

Grandfather Side – Islam

Maternal Grandfather Side – Christianity


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Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height :  170 Cm
Weight : 70 Kg
Eye Color : Brown
Hair Color : Brown


Family and Relatives :

Father : Late Rajiv Gandhi
Mother : Sonia Gandhi
Marital Status : Unmarried
Spouse / Wife / Girlfriend : Veronique Cartelli, Noal Zaher (Rumor)
Siblings : Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
Rlatives : Cousin – Varun Gandhi, Aunty- Maneka Gandhi, Uncle – Late Sanjay Gandhi, Brother-in-Law – Robert Vadra, Grand Father – Late Feroze Gandhi, Grand mother – Late Indira Gandhi, Maternal Grand Father – Late Jawaharlal Nehru


Education and Career :

Qualification : Bachelor of Arts from Rollins College, Florida, United States

M.Phil from Trinity College, Cambridge, England (Not Verified)

School : St. Columba’s School, Delhi, India

The Doon School, The Mall Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

College / Universities : St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, India

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, U.S.

Trinity College, Cambridge, England

Profession : Politician
Political Party : Congress
Net Income / Salary / Net Worth : RS 1 Lakh + Allowances / 15.88 Cr (Approx)


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter :  twitter.com/rahulgandhi
Facebook : facebook.com/rahulgandhi
Instagram : instagram.com/rahulgandhi
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahul_Gandhi
Website : rahulgandhi.in
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : 12 Tughlak Lane, New Delhi


Rahul Gandhi Favorites :

Hobbies : Traveling
Favorite Food : Non Vegetarian
Food Habit : Noodles, Cold Drinks
Favorite Politicians :
Rajiv Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru
Favorite Actor : N/A
Favorite Actress : N/A


Controversies :

  • In 2010 He Comments that Hindu Extremism is more dangerous than Islamic Militancy
  • His College Certificate name (Real) and date did not match with what he claimed
  • He Comments that Poverty is only a state of mind.
  • In October 2012, he faced allegation for raping a girl in Uttar Pradesh along with his friends. Later, the charge was however dropped by the Supreme Court.
  • He was also charged for the corruption in the National Herald Case, He is out on Bail now.
  • He Regrets in court on his comments in lok sabha election 2019 that even the supreme court has accepted that Chowkidar Chor Hai.


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Social Life and Political Journey of Rahul Gandhi :

  • In 2004, he was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time from Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
  • On 24 September 2007, he was appointed General Secretary of All India Congress Committee.
  • In the 2009 General Elections, he retained his Lok Sabha seat from the Amethi constituency.
  • In January 2013, he was elevated to the position of the vice-president of Indian National Congress.
  • He retained his Lok Sabha seat from the Amethi constituency in the 2014 General Elections.
  • On 11 December 2017, he was elected President of the Indian National Congress.
  • In the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, he registered a win from the Waynaad Constituency; however, he lost the Amethi seat to BJP’s Smriti Irani
  • On 3 July 2019, he quit as Congress chief.


Some Known Facts About Rahul Gandhi :

  • Does Rahul Gandhi Smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Rahul Gandhi Drink Alcohol?: Not Known
  • Rahul is the sone of Late Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.
  • He is the grandson of late Indira Gandhi and Feroze Gandhi.
  • He is the great grandson of Late Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • Because of the Sikh extremism after Indira Gandhi’s assassination, Rahul was mostly home schooled along with his sister.
  • After his father’s assassination in 1991, he shifted to Rollins College from Harvard University due to security reasons.
  • He used the name ‘Raul Vinci’ in his college days.
  • After graduation, Rahul Gandhi worked at a management consulting firm in London.
  • In 2004, he announced to take part in the active politics and contested his first Lok Sabha election from Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
  • He is often mocked as ‘Pappu’ on social media. Once, former cabinet minister Venkaiah Naidu called him ‘Pappu Ji’ in the Lok Sabha. Since then social media has made many trolls of his name.
  • On 21 July 2018, during his speech in parliament, he unexpectedly hugged PM Narendra Modi and winked towards party colleagues.


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