M J Akbar

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Are you Looking for M J Akbar Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on celebritynews.wiki. 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)


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


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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