Nirmala Sitharaman Net Worth 2019 – Career, Salary, Source of Income, Properties

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Nirmala Sitharaman Details

Full NameNirmala Sitharaman
ProfessionIndian Politician
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Born on18 August 1959
CitizenshipIndian
SpouseParakala Prabhakar
Children1

Vangamayi (Daughter)

Age60
Net WorthRs 2.63 crore

Personal Life and Education

Nirmala Sitharaman was born on 18 August 1959, in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. His father Narayan Sitharaman was an Indian Railway Employee. She did her schooling in Madras and Tiruchirappalli. She completed her Graduation in MA in Economics and M.Phil from JNU, Delhi in 1984. She did her PhD in London.

She met her husband Parakala Prabhakar a Telugu Brahmin from Narsapuram, Andhra Pradesh while studying at JNU. They got married in 1986. His husband Prabhakar served as communications advisor to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandra Babu Naidu.

She worked as a salesperson at Habitat in London. She served as an Economist in the Agricultural Engineers Association in the UK. She also served as a member of the National Commission for Women.

Political Career

She was nominated to the National Commission for Women (NCW) during the NDA regime (1998-2004) under Atal Bihari Vajpayee, but her term was immediately ended when the UPA came at the centre in 2004.

Sushma Swaraj was very impressed with her work in NCW after which she recommended Sitharaman to the party.

In 2008, she joined the BJP while her husband joined Telugu film star Chiranjeevi‘s political party, Praja Rajyam.

  • 2006: Joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was appointed as its national executive.
  • 2010: Elected as the BJP’s spokesperson.
  • 2014: Became the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs as the Minister of State (with Independent Charge).
  • 2017: Became the Minister of Defence.
  • 2019: Became the Cabinet Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs.
Nirmala Sitharaman Net Worth, Salary and Properties

Nirmala Sitharaman’s salary as a member of Parliament is Rs 1 Lakh + other allowances. The Net Worth is Rs 2.63 crore (as in 2019).

Movable Assets
Assets Amount 
Cash in HandRs 43, 550
Deposits in BanksRs 79, 524
Bonds, SharesRs 50,000
LIC and Other Insurance PoliciesRs 4,43,500
Personal LoansRs 18,77,000
JewelleryGold 315 gram worth Rs 7,87,500,

Silver 2 kg worth Rs 80,000

Gold 30 Grm worth Rs 75,000

Gold 124 Grm worth Rs 3,10,000

Total Rs 49, 03,861 
Immovable Assets
Assets Amount 
Non – Agricultural LandRs 16,02,00
Residential BuildingsRs 1,98,72,000
Total Rs 2,14,74,000

Her Interests

HobbiesReading, Writing, Listening to Classical Music, Cooking
Favourite FoodAloo Halwa
Favourite RestaurantGovinda, a restaurant at the Iskcon temple in East of Kailash, Delhi
Favourite GodLord Krishna
Favourite Subject in College DaysGlobalisation and its impact on developing countries.

Some Interesting Facts about Nirmala Sitharaman

  • When BJP came into power in 2014, she was inducted in the Narendra Modi cabinet as the MoS Commerce Ministry with an independent charge. After a Cabinet reshuffle, she was given the ministry of finance and corporate affairs.
  • On 3 September 2017, she succeeded Arun Jaitley as the Defence Minister of India. With this, she became the first full-time woman Defence Minister and the second woman to hold this post after Indira Gandhi.

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