Charles Sobhraj Wife, Daughter, Wiki, Age, Movie, Family, Net Worth, Father

25 Dec, 2022 Last Update 1 year ago

Today we will learn about Charles Sobhraj who is a French serial killer, fraudster, and thief. During the time of 1970s, he used to prey on Western Tourists mostly those who were traveling on the “Hippie Trail” of the South Asian region. He was best known by his few different nicknames which we will discuss later in this blog, they were mostly given to him because of the kind of attire his victims use to wear and because of his skills to evade authorities. We will provide all the details about Charles Sobhraj Wife, including his daughter, wiki, age, movie father, and family. If you want complete information, then read this article till the end.

Charles Sobhraj Wife

Who is Charles Sobhraj Wife? Her name is Nihita Biswas, she is the present as well as the second wife of Charles Sobhraj, she is an advocate and met him when he was in the prison in Kathmandu as his Indian-Nepali interpreter, she is also the daughter of his lawyer named Shakuntala Thapa. The couple got engaged shortly after meeting and they got married on 9 October 2008, Nihita Biswas was just 21 years old at the time of the marriage and Charles Sobhraj was 64 years old, in 2017 she also donated blood during an open heart operation to save him. Who was Charles Sobhraj first wife? Charles Sobhraj married multiple times, and he is the father of three children. His first two children are from his long-term relationship with a woman named Chantal Desnoyers with whom he had his first born named Prank and after five years his second born Muriel. Charles Sobhraj first wife was Chantal Compagnon and they got married in 1969 in prison the day Muriel was born and the couple had a daughter named Usha.

Charles Sobhraj Wife

Charles Sobhraj Wiki

Charles Sobhraj was born on 6 April 1944 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, he is a French serial killer and thief who was named "The Bikini Killer" because of his few victim's dress and attire, along with this he is also known by "The Splitting Killer" and especially as "The Serpent" because he used to avoid authorities with his snake-like skills. Charles Sobhraj murdered at least 20 tourists in South and Southeast Asia which includes 14 from Thailand, in India, he was jailed from 1976 to 1997. After he got released, he retired and in 2003 returned to Nepal where he got arrested, put on trial, and finally was given a life sentence. Recently on 21 December 2022, the Supreme Court of Nepal ordered his release from prison because of his old age as he had served 19 years of his prison term, and on 23 December 2022, Friday he was finally released and deported to France. If you want to know about Charles Sobhraj Wife, his family, and the movie, and want to learn more about his father and daughter and age, then on keep reading further.

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Charles Sobhraj Wife, Daughter, Wiki, Age, Movie, Family, Net Worth, Father

Full Name

Charles Sobhraj

Real Name

Charles Gurumukh Sobhraj Hotchand Bhawnani


The Serpent

The Bikini Killer


French Serial Killer




Half-Sindi & Half-Vietnamese

Marital Status


Wife Name

Nihita Biswas (m.2008-Present)

Chantal Compagnon (m.1969)

Chantal Desnoyers (Relationship)


Prank (Son)

Muriel and Usha Sobhraj (Daughters)


78 years old


5′ 8″


70 kg (approx)


Not Known

Eye Color

Brown Color

Hair Color

Grey Color

Date of Birth

6 April 1944

Birth Place

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


No information




French Boarding School


Not attended


School Drop Out

Father & Mother Name

Sobhraj Hatchard Bavani (Father)

Tran Loang Phun (Mother)


André Darreau

Source Of Income

Serial Killings and Theft

Net Worth

$1.5 million



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Charles Sobhraj Family

According to public records, Charles Sobhraj father is Sobhraj Hatchard Bavani, and his mother’s name is Tran Loang Phun. The name of Charles Sobhraj sibling is André Darreau and Charles Sobhraj daughter is Usha Sobhraj, she was born in 1970 in Mumbai and at that time both of her parents Charles Sobhraj and Chantal Compagnon were wanted and were on the run.

Charles Sobhraj Age

As of 2022, the current age of Charles Sobhraj is 78 years

Charles Sobhraj Movie

In the year 2004 a documentary named “Sobhraj, or How to Be Friends with a Serial Killer” was released which was directed by Jan Wellmann and Anil Goel. Last year in the UK an eight-part BBC-commissioned miniseries named "The Serpent" was broadcasted in January 2021 before it was streamed on Netflix in April 2021.

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Charles Sobhraj Net Worth

The net worth of Charles Sobhraj is estimated at around $1.5 million for the year 2022. If you want to see some more information or their social media accounts, then it is given below.

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FAQs About Charles Sobhraj Wife

Q.1 Who is Charles Sobhraj?

Ans. Charles Sobhraj is a French serial killer, fraudster, and thief.

Q.2 How old is Charles Sobhraj?

Ans. Charles Sobhraj age is 78 years old.

Q.3 What is Charles Sobhraj Net worth?

Ans. Charles Sobhraj’s estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.

Q.4 What is his Real Name?

Ans. His Real Name is Charles Gurumukh Sobhraj Hotchand Bhawnani.

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