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Akhilesh Yadav’s Net Worth, Education, Politics and More

Akhilesh Yadav’s Net Worth, Education, Politics and More
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Akhilesh Yadav is the current president of the Samajwadi Party and former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. The article provides information about Akhilesh Yadav, including his net worth, assets, family, political career, and controversies, among other things.

Akhilesh Yadav is an Indian politician and the national president of Samajwadi Party. He is the former (20th) chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was 38 when he became the youngest chief minister. Presently, Akhilesh Yadav is the leader of the opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, an elected member of the Legislative Assembly for Karhal constituency in the 18th Vidhan Sabha, and a member of parliament for Kannauj in the 18th Lok Sabha.

Who is Akhilesh Yadav?

Akhilesh Yadav (age 51, as of 2024) is the son of late Mulayam Singh Yadav, former Union Minister of Defence and founder of the Samajwadi Party. Akhilesh’s mother, late Malti Devi, faced severe complications while giving birth to Akhilesh. Since 1974, she was in a vegetative state, and she passed away in 2003. Akhilesh was raised by his paternal grandparents. Mulayam Singh Yadav was in a relationship with Sadhna Gupta while still married to Malti Devi. Akhilesh has a younger stepbrother, Prateek Yadav, who is the son of Mulayam Singh and Sadhna Gupta.

Akhilesh Yadav
Full NameAkhilesh Yadav
Age51, as of 2024
Date of BirthJuly 1, 1973
Place of BirthSaifai, Etawah District, Uttar Pradesh
Famous ForPolitics and Social Work
Home TownEtawah, Uttar Pradesh
Nationality Indian
SchoolingDholpur Military School, Dholpur, Rajasthan
College/UniversityUniversity of Mysore, Karnataka, IndiaUniversity of Sydney, Australia
Educational QualificationBachelor’s Degree in Civil EngineeringMasters Degree in Environmental Engineering
Political PartySamajwadi Party 
CasteOther Backward Castes (OBC)

Physical Appearance

Height5 feet, 7 inch
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown
Blood GroupB (+ve)

What is the net worth of Akhilesh Yadav?

Akhilesh Yadav’s estimated net worth in 2024 is INR 40 crore. 

Net Worth INR 40 crore
Annual IncomeINR 83.98 lakh
SalaryINR 1 lakh + Other allowances
Liabilities INR 99 lakhs

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Akhilesh Yadav Assets

Car Collection

Akhilesh Yadav owns a collection of luxury cars. Apart from owning expensive cars, Akhilesh invests in upmarket cars that are budget-friendly and serve their purpose. We have listed them below

Mercedes ML 500
Volvo XC90
Toyota Land Cruiser

Properties/Real Estate

Akhilesh Yadav and his wife, Dimple Yadav, have collective immovable properties worth Rs 26.83 crore. His daughter Aditi Yadav has movable properties worth Rs 10.39 lakhs. 

Is Akhilesh Yadav married?

Akhilesh Yadav got married to Dimple Yadav on November 24, 1999. Dimple Yadav has been a Parliament member from Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh since June 2024. The couple has three children, a son, Arjun Yadav, and two daughters, Tina Yadav and Aditi Yadav.

Akhilesh Yadav’s Net Worth, Education, Politics and More
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FatherMulayam Singh Yadav
MotherMalti Devi 
Step MotherSadhana Gupta
Sibling (Step Brother)Prateek Yadav
SpouseDimple Yadav
ChildrenArjun Yadav (son), Aditi Yadav and Tina Yadav (daughters)

Social Media

Being a politician and a public figure, Akhilesh Yadav stays active on different social media platforms. Since he is a youth icon, most of his followers consist of youngsters of today’s generation.

Followers1.6 million8.1 million19.7 million


Akhilesh Yadav completed his schooling at Dholpur Military School in Dholpur, Rajasthan. He completed his Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the University of Mysore, Karnataka. For his post-graduation, he went to the University of Sydney, Australia, and obtained his degree in environmental engineering.

Political Career

  • Akhilesh Yadav joined politics in 2000 when he was elected in a by-election of the 13th Lok Sabha from Kannauj. Also, he served as a member of the committee on food, public distribution, and civil supplies. He was elected for a second term from 2009-2012 for the 15th Lok Sabha and served as a member of several committees. 
  • He became the leader of the Samajwadi Party on March 10, 2012, and later, on March 15, became the youngest chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Akhilesh became a member of the Uttar Pradesh legislative council in May 2012. 
  • In 2017, his party lost the Assembly elections; it was an alliance of the Samajwadi Party and Congress, so he resigned on March 11, 2017.
  • Yadav resigned from the Lok Sabha and retained his seat in the state assembly. He was elected to the parliament and state assembly simultaneously in the 2019 Indian general elections and the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections.
  • In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Akhilesh Yadav was elected for the 18th Lok Sabha from Kannauj.


Akhilesh Yadav has been involved in several controversies since he became a politician. There were times he made controversial statements and was criticised for them. 

  • The Akhilesh Yadav-led government suspended Durga Shakti Nagpal, an IAS officer who demolished an illegal mosque wall in a village near Jewar. That became a huge controversy in 2013.
  • He once downloaded a movie named ‘PK’ from a pirated website, and an FIR was filed against him.
  • He made some unflattering and demeaning comments on the Kairana issue. He was criticised by the public and was embroiled in controversy.
  • While addressing a group of reporters after the results of the June 2024 Lok Sabha elections, he was seen threatening a journalist and said, Bhai, kyun kar rahe ho tum yeh? … Dusra ilaj karaye kya tumhara? (Why are you doing this, brother? Should I give you another treatment?).”
Akhilesh Yadav’s Net Worth, Education, Politics and More
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  • Akhilesh Yadav is fond of music, and he started indulging in music at the University of Sydney. He likes songs by Guns N’ Roses, Bryan Adams, and Metallica.
  • He takes inspiration from a great socialist, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, and is a follower of him.
  • He likes to play different sports, such as football and cricket.
  • Akhilesh has completed his schooling at Dholpur Military School in Dholpur, Rajasthan.
  • In 2012, he became the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh at the age of 38. He was the youngest CM and became a youth icon for the Samajwadi Party.
  • Akhilesh Yadav is a really good speaker and knows diverse topics and social issues prevailing in society.

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