Yogi Adityanath Biography, Age, Career, Family, Wife, Children And More


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Yogi Adityanath is an Indian Hindu Monk and Politician. He is serving as the 22nd and current Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, in office since 19th March 2017. Adityanath was appointed as the CM of Uttar Pradesh, on 26 March 2017, after the Bhartiya Janata party won the 2017 state assembly elections in which Yogi was a prominent campaigner. He has been the member of parliament from the Gorakhpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh for 5 consecutive terms since 1998.

Biography of Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath is also the Mahant of the Gorakhnath math, Hindu temple in Gorakhpur, a position he has held since the death of his spiritual “father” Mahant Avaidyanath, in September 2014. Yogi is also the founder of ‘Hindu Yuva Vahini’ Hindu Nationalist Organization. He has an image of a Hindu Nationalist and a right-wing populist.


Yogi Adityanath Biography

Full Name Mahant Yogi Adityanath


Real Name Ajay Singh Bisht
Nickname Yogi
Profession Indian Politician, Religious Missionary

Physical Appearance of Yogi Adityanath

Height (approx.) Centimeters- 163 cm

Meters- 1.63 m

Feet Inches- 5’4″

Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Political Career of Yogi Adityanath

Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)


Political Journey- 1996  He became the in-charge of managing the election campaign for Mahant Avaidyanath
1998 He started his political career by becoming the youngest MP (Gorakhpur) to be elected to the 12th Lok Sabha at the age of 26. Since then, he has been elected as an MP from Gorakhpur to the Lok Sabha in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014.
1998-1999  He worked in departments like Committee on Food, Civil Supplies, Public Distribution and its Sub Committee-B on Department of Sugar and Edible Oils; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
1999-2000 He was re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term), where he worked in Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
2004 He was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term), where he worked in Committee on Government Assurance; Member, Committee on External Affairs; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
2009 He was re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term), where he worked in Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture.
2014 He was re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha (5th term), from Gorakhpur Constituency.
2017 On 19 March 2017, he became the 22nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Personal Life of Yogi Adityanath

Date of Birth 5 June 1972
Age (as in 2021) 49 Years
Birth Place Panchur, Distt. Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
School A Primary School in Pauri, Uttarakhand
College Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand
Educational Qualification Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (B.Sc.)
Debut In 1998, when he became MP for the first time
Religion Hinduism
Caste Thakur
Address R/O 361 Old Gorakhpur, PS & PO Gorakhpur, Tehsil Sadar Bajar, Distt. Gorakhpur
Hobbies Swimming, Playing Badminton, Feeding Animals

Family of Yogi Adityanath

Parents Father- Anand Bisht (Forest Ranger- died on 20 April 2020)


Mother- Savitri Devi (Homemaker)


Siblings Brother- Mahendra Singh Bisht (Indian Army), 2 more (Both work in College)

Sister- Shashi (Elder), 2 more

Spiritual Guru Mahant Avaidyanath Maharaj


Relationships of Yogi Adityanath

Marital Status Unmarried (Celibate)
Wife N/A
Children N/A

Favorite Things About Yogi Adityanath

Politician Narendra Modi
Food Gahad (a variety of pulse grown in hills)

Salary of Yogi Adityanath

Salary Rs 3 Lakh 65 Thousand and allowance

Yogi Adityanath Net Worth

Net Worth $ 0.1 Million


Controversies of Yogi Adityanath

1. Yogi has been in controversies for the conversion of other religious people to Hinduism. In 2005, Adityanath allegedly let the purification drive which incorporated the conversion of Christian to Hinduism. In one such instance, 1,800 Christians were reportedly converted to Hinduism in the town of Etah in Uttar Pradesh.

2. In January 2007, a falling out occurred amidst Hindu group and Muslim during a Muharram procession in Gorakhpur which led to the hospitalization of a young Hindu Raj Kumar Agrahari. Later he was arrested for his provocative speech which led to the Gorakhpur riots.

3. In 2015, Yogi declared that those who oppose Surya Namaskar, part of Yog can leave India. He stated- My humble request to those who see communism in even Sun God would be to drown themselves in the sea or live in a dark room for the rest of their lives.

4. During the intolerance debate in the media, Yogi compare Shahrukh Khan to Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed. He said, “Shahrukh Khan should remember that majority population of India made him a star and if they will boycott his films, he will also have no wander on streets. It is unfortunate Shahrukh Khan is speaking the same language that of Hafiz Saeed.”

5. On 15th April 2019, the Election Commission of India had put a 72 hour provision on campaigning by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for violation of the Model Code of Conduct. Mr. Adityanath in a rally on 9 April 2019 said that, “if the Congress, SP and BSP had faith in ‘Ali’ then we also have faith in ‘Bajrang Bali’.

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