M. J. Akbar

M J Akbar

Last Updated on October 28, 2019 by

Are you Looking for M J Akbar Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on celebwoods.com. M J Akbar was born on 11 January 1951 in  Telinipara, West Bengal, India. He is a politician.

Full NameMobashar Jawed “M.J.” Akbar
ProfessionPolitician, Writer
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Political Journey• 1989-1991: Elected as Congress MP from Kishanganj in Bihar
• March 2014: Joined BJP as national spokesperson
• 5 July 2016: Sworn in as Minister of State for External Affairs
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 171 cm
in meters– 1.71 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey (Semi-Bald)
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 January 1951
Age (as in 2018)67 Years
Birth PlaceTelinipara, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricon
HometownNew Delhi, India
SchoolCalcutta Boys’ School
CollegePresidency College, Kolkata (1967–70)

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Educational QualificationBA (Hons.) in English from Presidency College, Calcutta
FamilyFather– Sheikh Akbar Ali
Mother– Imtiaz Akbar
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Gazala Akbar Sharma
AddressK-1553, Palam Vihar, Gurgaon, Haryana 122015

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Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseMallika Joseph Akbar (Former Journalist)
Marriage Year1975
ChildrenSon– Prayaag Jawad Akbar

Daughter– Mukulika Akbar

Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹36.5 crore (as in 2016)

Some Lesser Known Facts About M. J. Akbar

  • Does M. J. Akbar smoke?: No
  • Does M. J. Akbar drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born in a Hindu family who later changed their religion to Islam.
  • M.J. Akbar has done his BA (Hons) in English from Presidency College, Kolkata.
  • Immediately after his graduation, he joined The Times of India as a trainee in 1971.
  • With his emerging talent, he became the sub-editor of The Illustrated Weekly of India, which was India’s largest-selling magazine at that time.
  • In 1975, Akbar got married to Mallika Joseph, his fellow mate at The Times of India. The couple is now blessed with a son- Prayaag, an alumnus of Dartmouth College, and daughter- Mukulika, a Law graduate from Jesus College, Cambridge.
M. J. Akbar
M. J. Akbar

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