Sharad Yadav: Wiki, Bio, Age, News, Children, Net Worth, Death

Sharad Yadav: Wiki, Bio, Age, News, Children, Net Worth, Death, Daughter, Son, Wife, Death Cause, union Minister, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Member of Parliament: Sharad Yadav was a well-known name in Indian Politics. He is well known for contesting elections from the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar. The 75-year-old politician was associated with popular political parties like Bhartiya Lok Dal, Rashtriya Janata Dal, and Janata Dal (United). He has a more than decade-long association with the JD(U). In 2018, he launched his own Party Loktantrik Janata Dal. This dynamic political leader breathed his last on January 12, 2023.

Yadav with his children

Sharad Yadav Personal Life and Family

During colonial rule, Sharad was born in the Babai, Central Provinces, and Berar, British India on July 1, 1947. At present, it lies in Makhan Nagar in the Narmadapuram district of Madhya Pradesh. He was born into a family of farmers to Nand Kishore Yadav and Sumitra Yadav. He also has 6 siblings including 5 brothers and a sister.

After completing his studies and entering Indian Politics, he married Dr. Rekha Yadav on February 15, 1989. Together, the couple had two children, a daughter- Suhasini Raj Rao, and a son Shantanu Bundela. While his daughter is associated with the Indian National Congress, his son is a post-graduate of the University of London and is yet to join Indian Politics.

Sharad Yadav Education

Besides being a politician, Sharad is also an engineer, agriculturist, and educationist by profession. Right after completing high school, he received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Robertson College of Jabalpur. Afterward, he obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from Jabalpur Engineering College.

Sharad Yadav Political Career

Inspired by the thoughts of social reformer and socialist leader Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Sharad entered politics during school. He joined Bharatiya Lok Dal and actively participated in popular movements in Madhya Pradesh. But it was in 1974 when he won a by-poll from Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, and became a Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha for the first time. He was re-elected for the same in 1977 as well.

Sharad Yadav

In 1979, when Janata Party split, he became part of the Charan Singh-led faction which later became Lok Dal. In 1981, he was the losing candidate from Lok Dal in Amethi, where Rajiv Gandhi won. He again lost an election in 1984  as Lok Dal candidate from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh. In 1989, he won the same place as the Janata Dal member.

Four four times in 1991, 1996, 1999, and 2009, he won from Madhepura Lok Sabha Constituency in Bihar. He also lost there in 1998, 2004, 2014, and 2019 respectively.

From 2003 to 2016, he also served as the president of Janata Dal (United) but was removed after being accused of anti-party activities. He was also an accused in the Hawala Scandal but was later freed from all the charges by the SUpreme Court of India.

Sharad Yadav Loktantrik Janata Dal

Yadav has always been a non-supporter of the Bhartiya Janta Party due to ideological differences. That is why when Janata Dal (United) decided to form an alliance with BJP in Bihar, the popular leader parted ways from the party.

Afterward, he formed the Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) with Ali Anwar in May 2018. The All India Backward and Minorities Communities EMployees Federation’s (BAMCEF) political wing Bahujan Mukti Party and Veerendra Kumar-led JD(U) unit also merged with LJD.

On March 20, 2022, following a successful operation of almost four years, LJD merged with the Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD).

Sharad Yadav Death

On January 12, 2023, the famous Indian Politician breathed his last at his residence in the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. He was ailing from kidney-related issues for a long time and was on dialysis.

Sharad collapsed at home and was rushed to the Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurugram. Following the doctor’s examination and CPR, he was declared dead.

The official confirmation regarding the same was given by Sharad’s daughter Suhasini on Twitter. Since then, President Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, and others along with the admirers of Sharad have been expressing their condolences.

Sharad Yadav Social Media

The Engineer turned Politician was active on Twitter and Facebook.  He has verified accounts on both platforms.  As of January 2023, he has 812.9K followers on his Twitter account with 3053 tweets.

On the other hand, he has 552K on his Facebook account. He often sees putting out his opinions on various issues prevailing in the country through these accounts.

Sharad Yadav Height, Weight, and Net Worth

There is no information available regarding the height and weight of Sharad. Although, he has an estimated net worth of $4 million which is solely earned by him as a politician.

Here is the full bio/wiki of Sharad Yadav his family,  mother, father, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, wife, spouse, address, hometown, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, school, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, News, Children, Net Worth, Death, Daughter, Son, Wife, Death Cause, union Minister, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Member of Parliament and more.

Sharad Yadav Information Table

Name Sharad Yadav
Political Party Rashtriya Janata Dal
Gender Male
Profession Politician
Height (approx.) Not Available
Weight (approx.) Not Available
Figure Measurements Not Available
Eye Colour Not Available
Hair Colour Not Available
Date of Birth July 1, 1947
Age (as of 2022) 65
Birth Place Makhan Nagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Makhan Nagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
School Not Known
College/University B.Sc. from Robertson College Jabalpur

Bachelor of Engineering from Jabalpur Engineering College

Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Not Known
Caste Other Backward Castes (OBC)
Address NCT of Delhi, India
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Not Known
Parents Father: Nand Kishore Yadav

Mother: Rekha Yadav

Siblings  6 (5 Brothers and 1 Sister)
Husband/Wife/Spouse Rekha Yadav (Married 1989)
Children 2 (Subhashini Raj Rao and Shantanu Bundela)
Net Worth $4 million

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Politcian Sharad Yadav

Some Lesser Known Facts about Sharad

  • Sharad is an engineer, agriculturist, and educationist by profession apart from being a politician.
  • His daughter Subhasini is associated with the Indian National Congress.
  • His son, Shantanu Bundela is a University of London Graduate.
  • Sharad became a young politician after getting inspired by the thoughts of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia.
  • He launched his own political party Loktantrik Janata Dal in 2018.


1. Who was Sharad Yadav?

He is a popular Indian Politician associated with Rashtriya Janata Dal.

2. How old is Sharad Yadav?

He was 75 years old at the time of his death.

3. Who are Sharad Yadav Parents?

He was born to Nand Kishore Yadav and Sumitra Yadav.

4. Who is Sharad Yadav’s wife?

Rekha Yadav is Sharad’s wife.

5. How many children does Sharad have?

He has two children, Subhashini Raja Rao and Shantanu Bundela.

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