Narendra Modi Net Worth: The leader of BJP and 15th Prime Minister of India, Narendra Damodardas Modi has a net worth of $250 thousand.
Born and grown up in a poor part in northeastern India to a street merchant, Narendra Modi participated in politics as youth and quickly made a position through the ranks of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. He was known as a good debater with strong skills to portray his thoughts and convince people with his knowledge. Despite getting married at the age of 18, Modi was always dedicated at pursuing and serving his life to politics.
After graduating in political science from Gujarat University in 1983, Narendra Modi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 1987 and moved up in the ranks quickly. Best known today for his work on promoting Hindu values, small governments and privatization of businesses to progress and prosper the nation, he was elected as the national secretary for BJP in 1995. This helped Modi to progress further in his political career and he won his first BJP elections in 1998. He became the chief minister of Gujarat in 2002 and again in 2007 and 2012. A hard-line Hindu, Modi started working on the economic sector of the country and became known as a corrupt-free administrator.
Having worked for poverty alleviation, he became a household name in the country and his contributions helped his party to win the Lok Sabha elections in 2014 after which he was sworn as the Prime Minister of the country.
A man known to be humble and self-less, Modi does not have own any vehicle and had declared his assets at $246,000 in 2014. His movable assets stood at $85,000. With interests in global politics, Modi’s work has also been praised in different part of the world while he also has been praised by presidents like Barack Obama.
Narendra Modi’s salary is estimated at $30,000 per year which also makes him one of the modestly paid Prime Minister’s in the world. As of today, Narendra Modi’s net worth stands at $250,000.
Quick Facts about Narendra Modi
Full Name: Narendra Damodardas Modi
Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight: 68 Kgs
Ethnicity: Asian- Indian
Date of Birth: September 17, 1950
Place of Birth: Gujarat, India
Education: Gujarata University
Marital status: Married