Manmohan Singh’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: Politics, Other BusinessesAge: 87Birth Place: Gah, British India (now Pakistan)Height: 1.75 m (5′ 8″)Weight: 73 kg (160.94 lbs)Marital Status: Married (Gursharan Kaur)Full Name: Manmohan SinghNationality: IndianDate of Birth: 26 September 1932Ethnicity: IndianOccupation: Politician (Prime Minister of India)Education: Panjab University, Chandigarh St John’s College, Cambridge Nuffield College, OxfordChildren: 3 (Upinder, Daman, Amrit)

Manmohan Singh was born on the 26th of September, 1932. He is an Indian politician and economist who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. Singh became the first Sikh at the office and the first prime minister. It happened since the re-election of Jawaharlal Nehru after completing a full five-year term. Singh currently has a net worth of $2 million.

He was born in Gah which people now call Punjab, Pakistan. His family migrated to India when it parted in 1947. Singh obtained a doctorate in economics from Oxford. He worked for the United Nations afterward from 1966 to 1969.

When India faced a severe economic crisis last 1991, Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha inducted the apolitical Singh as the Finance Minister of his cabinet. In the next few years, he became a Finance Minister who carried out some structural reforms that liberalized the economy of India. These measures became successful in the aversion of the crisis. It also enhanced the reputation of Singh globally as an economist who was leading reform-minded. The incumbent Congress party was not able to fare well in the general election last 1996. Singh also became the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha. It happened during the government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee from 1998 to 2004.