Jayant Sinha (Politician) Biography, Profile, Wife, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight

Jayant Sinha

Full Name Jayant Sinha
Profession Politician
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Minister Minister of State for Civil Aviation
Political Career

• Jayant Sinha was an investment fund manager and management consultant.

• He served twelve years with McKinsey & Company as a partner in the Boston and Delhi offices. At McKinsey, Sinha co-led the global Software and IT Services practice.

• He was also a partner at Omidyar Network (ON), an investment firm with over billion $ in invested capital. Sinha led ON’s overall investment strategy and operations in India.

• He was also Managing Director at Courage Capital, a global special situations hedge fund.

• He was elected to the Lok Sabha in May 2014. He represented the Bharatiya Janata Party from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 173 cm
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet inches– 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 21 April 1963
Age (as in 2017) 54 Years
Birth Place Giridih, Jharkhand State, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus 
Nationality Indian
Hometown Giridih, Jharkhand State, India
School St. Michael’s High School in Patna,  St. Columba’s in Delhi
College IIT Delhi, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Business School
Educational Qualification Engineer, Management Graduate
Joined office 6 July 2016
Family Father– Yashwant Sinha
Mother– Nilima Sinha
Brother– Sumant Sinha
Sister– Not Known
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Writing articles, listening to music
Favourite Things
Favourite Singer A.R. Rahman, Kishor Kumar, Rafi, Latha Mangeshkar
Wife, Children
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Punita Kumar-Sinha
Jayant Sinha with wife Punita Sinha
Marriage Date Year 1986
Children Aashir Sinha, Rishabh Sinha
Contact, Address
Facebook, twitter Facebook, Twitter
Email Id jayant.sinha19@sansad.nic.in
Permanent Address: 76-A, Hupad Vill.- Harhad, P.O. Mufassil, Distt. Hazaribagh-825301, Jharkhand
Phone numbers 09811716444 (M), (011) 23013798, 09891504863 (M)
Income, Net Worth
Net Worth Jayant Sinha: Rs. 36.38 crore, Punita Kumar Rs. 14.28 crore
  Jayant Sinha was named in the list of politicians in the Paradise Papers scam allegations in November 2017
   He was transferred from the Finance Ministry. This was seen as a major development

Jayant Sinha

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jayant Sinha

  • Does Jayant Sinha smoke?: No
  • Does Jayant Sinha drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Jayant Sinha’s father Yashwant Sinha, in an article, accused Arun Jaitley for making a “mess” of the economy and blamed it partly on what he called a hurried launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and notes ban
  • Jayant Sinha offered a stout defence of the government’s economic policies

  • Jayant Sinha claimed that air travel in the country was now cheaper than travel by auto-rickshaws on per kilometre basis
  • He also said that the Central Government’s plans to divest its stake in the national passenger carrier Air India will be completed by the end of 2018