Kirti Azad Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth & More

Quick Info:Marital Status: MarriedAge: 65 Years oldHometown: Darbhanga, Bihar

Kirtivardhan Bhagwat Jha Azad or Kirti Azad is a former Indian Cricketer turned politician. He was born on the 2nd of January 1959 in Darbhanga, Bihar.

Kirti Azad Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth & More

Quick Info

Nick NameKirti Azad
Full NameKirtivardhan Bhagwat Jha Azad
ProfessionPolitician, Cricket Commentator
Famous ForNot Known


Date of Birth2 January, 1959
Age (as of 2024)65 years old
BirthplaceDarbhanga, Bihar
Zodiac SignCapricorn
HometownDarbhanga, Bihar
SchoolModern School (New Delhi)
College/UniversitySt Stephen’s College, Delhi University (1979-81)
Education QualificationBA History (Hons)

Relationships & More

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
Affairs/GirlfriendPoonam Azad


WifePoonam Azad
Kirti Azad Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth & More
ChildrenSon: Somya Vardhan & Surya Vardhan Daughter: Not Known
ParentsFather: Shri Bhagwat Jha Azad
Mother: Smt Indira Jha Azad
SiblingsBrother: Dr. Rajvardhan Azad
Sister: Not Known


Political PartyIndian National Congress (INC)
Political JourneyMember of Delhi Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Gola Market (1993-98) (BJP)Elected to 13th Lok Sabha (MP Darbhanga) (1st term) (1999-04) (BJP)Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (MP Darbhanga) (2nd term) (2009-14) (BJP)Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (MP Darbhanga) (3rd term) (2014-19) (BJP)


International DebutODI: Not Known
T20: Not Known
Jersey NumberNot Known
Domestic/Stats TeamNot Known
Coach/MentorNot known
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Kirti Azad Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth & More
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx)In centimeters- 180 cm In meters- 1.8 m In feet & inches- 5’11” ft
Weight (approx)Not Known
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Measurement’sNot Known

Net Worth

Net Worth in 2024$1 Million + (Approx)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR- 8 Crore + (Approx)
Monthly IncomeNot known
Yearly IncomeNot Known

Some Lesser Facts

  • Kirti has four pending criminal cases with twelve charges framed against him.
  • Actor Dinkar Sharma will be playing the role of Kirti Azad in an upcoming Bollywood film ’83. The movie is based on India’s victory in the 1983 cricket World Cup held in England.
  • Kirti has acted in a Hindi movie ‘Kirket’ released in 2019.
  • Kirti Azad’s sons, Somyavardhan and Suryavardhan have played cricket and represented Delhi at various age-group levels, however, they were unable to make it to first-class cricket. Somya is now a businessman whereas, Surya works at an MNC in Singapore.
  • Eventually, Azad joined the Indian National Congress (INC) in 2019, calling it “Gharvapasi.”
Kirti Azad Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth & More

  • Azad’s father, INC veteran Bhagwat Jha Azad evicted him from his house when he joined BJP in 1993.
  • While still playing Ranji Trophy matches he decided to walk in his father’s footsteps and stepped into politics. In 1993, at the age of 33, he joined the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • In his cricketing career, the all-rounder has played 7 test matches and 25 ODI for India from 1980 to 1986. He was also a part of the Indian cricket team that won the 1983 ODI Cricket World Cup.
  • Kirti was born into a political family. His father Bhagwat Jha Azad was a freedom fighter of India, a lifelong INC politician, and chief minister of Bihar. Bhagwat Jha was also a six-time member of Lok Sabha from Bhagalpur.

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