Nitish Kumar Wife, Son, Party, Biography, Family, Net worth, Career

30 Jan, 2023 Last Update 1 year ago

Today we will talk about Nitish Kumar who is an Indian politician. He is currently in discussion due to one of his statements. Along with this, some people want to know about his personal life. Everyone has interested to know about Nitish Kumar wife, Son, Party, Biography, Family, Net worth, and Career.  Read this content till the end to get complete details about Nitish Kumar wife and more about his life.

Nitish Kumar Wife?

Nitish Kumar Wife

Nitish Kumar Wife name is Manju Kumari Sinha. Nitish Kumar tied the knot with Manju Kumari Sinha on 22 February 1973. The couple gave birth to a son. Manju Kumari Sinha died in New Delhi on 14 May 2007 due to pneumonia. For more information, read about Nitish Kumar Wife, Son, Party, Biography, Family, Net worth, Career, and more.

Who is Nitish Kumar?

Nitish Kumar is an Indian politician serving as the Chief Minister of Bihar since 22 February 2015, having previously held the office from 2005 to 2014 and for a short period in 2000. Leader of Janata Dal (United), previously he has also served as Union Minister as a member of the Samata Party. In August 2022 Kumar left the NDA, rejoining the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) and UPA.

Nitish Kumar  Biography

Nitish Kumar Biography

Nitish Kumar was born on 1 March 1951 in Bakhtiarpur, Bihar. Nitish belongs to Kurmi agricultural caste. Nitish Kumar's Nickname Is 'Munna'.He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from Bihar College of Engineering in 1972. He joined the Bihar State Electricity Board, half-heartedly, and later moved into politics.

Nitish Kumar first entered politics as a member of the Janata Dal, becoming an MLA in 1985. A socialist, Kumar founded the Samata Party in 1994 along with George Fernandes. In 1996 he was elected to the Lok Sabha, and served as a Union Minister in the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, with his party joining the National Democratic Alliance. In 2003 his party merged into the Janata Dal (United), and Kumar became its leader.

In 2005, the NDA won a majority in the Bihar Legislative Assembly, and Kumar became chief minister heading a coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party. In the 2010 state elections, the governing coalition won re-election in a landslide. In June 2013, Kumar broke with the BJP after Narendra Modi was named as their candidate for prime minister, and formed the Mahagathbandhan, a coalition with the Rashtriya Janata Dal and Indian National Congress.

Nitish Kumar Son

Nitish Kumar Son

Nitish Kumar has a son named Nishant Kumar who is the only child of CM Nitish Kumar and he is also in the politics of Bihar.

Nitish Kumar Career

In his early years, Nitish Kumar was associated with Jayaprakash Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia, S. N. Sinha, Karpuri Thakur, and V. P. Singh. From 1974 to 1977, he participated in Jayaprakash Narayan's movement and joined the Janata Party led by Satyendra Narain Sinha. 

He briefly served as Union Minister of Railways, Minister of Surface Transport, and Minister of Agriculture. He resigned from the post of Union Railway Minister after the Gasel train accident (2 August 1999). During his tenure as the Union Minister for Railways, he carried out wide-ranging reforms, including the introduction of an internal ticket booking facility (2002) and a Tatkal scheme for instant booking of tickets.

In March 2000, he was elected as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the first time. In November 2010, he became the Chief Minister of Bihar for the second time. However, following his party's poor performance in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, he resigned as Chief Minister on 17 May 2014 and took moral responsibility for the party's performance. He was replaced by Jitan Ram Manjhi of the Janata Dal (United).

In 2015, he was again elected as the Chief Minister of Bihar. When corruption charges surfaced against Tejashwi Yadav (Deputy CM of Bihar), Nitish Kumar asked him to resign from the cabinet, which RJD refused. Following the refusal, Nitish Kumar resigned as Chief Minister on July 26, 2017, ending the Grand Alliance and joining the principal opposition, the NDA. He again became the Chief Minister of Bihar and is working on this post till date.

Nitish Kumar Wife, Birth, Age, Height, Biography, Family, Networth, Children

Real name

Nitish Kumar  







Political party

Janata Dal (United)

Date of birth

1 March 1951


71 years old

Net worth

₹25, 80,000.00


United Progressive Alliance (2022-Present) (2015-2017) Mahagathbandhan (Bihar) (2022-Present) (2015-2017)

National Democratic Alliance (2017-2022) (2003-2013)

Samata Party (until 2005)

Janata Dal (1989–1994)


Bakhtiarpur, Bihar


Late  Manju Kumari Sinha




Not known


Degree in Electrical Engineering

Father’s name

Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh

Mother’s name

Parameshwari Devi


Nishant Kumar






Nitish Kumar  family

Nitish Kumar Family

Nitish Kumar's father, Kaviraj Ram Lakhan Singh, was an Ayurvedic doctor; His mother was Parameshwari Devi from Nepal. Nitish Kumar belongs to the agricultural caste. Which comes under OBC.

Nitish Kumar  Age

Nitish Kumar was 71 years old in 2022. His height is 5’8’’ inch. For more information read ahead.

Nitish Kumar Net worth

Nitish Kumar's Annual Salary: ₹25, 80,000.00, Monthly Basis: ₹2, 15,000.00, Weekly Basis: ₹49,615.38, and Daily Basis: ₹9,923.08 as according to sources.

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FAQ about Nitish Kumar    

Q.1 who is Nitish Kumar?

Ans.   Nitish Kumar is an Indian politician serving as the Chief Minister of Bihar since 22 February 2015.

Q.2 what is the date of birth of Nitish Kumar?

Ans.  Nitish Kumar was born on 1 March 1951 in Bakhtiarpur, Bihar.

Q.3 who is the Son of Nitish Kumar?

Ans.  Nitish Kumar’s son's name is Nishant Kumar.

Q.4 what is the name of Nitish Kumar’s wife?

Ans.  Nitish Kumar Wife name is manju kumari Sinha.

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