Manohar Joshi Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Wife, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Manohar Joshi is a prominent political leader from Maharashtra who served as the 12th Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He served as CM during the period, 1995-1999. One of the prominent leaders of the Shiv Sena political party he also served as 13th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (2002-2004).

He is the first non-Congress Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and he formed the government in coalition with Bharatiya Janata Party. During his tenure as Chief Minister, he got involved in a scam involving the change of reservation of a plot of land in Pune, and following the pressure from the opposition he resigned as CM. In 2006 he joined Rajya Sabha, where he served a term of 6 years.

Manohar Joshi Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Wife, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Manohar Joshi Biography

Real nameManohar Joshi
Profession                                          Politician
Date of birthDecember 2, 1937
BirthplaceRaigad, Maharashtra, India
Age86 Years old (As of 2024)
Date of Death23 February 2024 (at age 86)
Cause of DeathCardiac arrest & other health complications
Place of DeathP D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
Political PartyShiv Sena
NationalityIndian
Zodiac SignSagittarius
GenderMale
SchoolNot Known
Girlfriend/SpouseNot Known
Sexual OrientationStraight

Early Life

Manohar Joshi was born on December 2, 1937, in the coastal Konkan region of Maharashtra, Joshi earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the esteemed Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) in Mumbai. Joshi’s professional trajectory began as an educator, transitioning into politics in 1967. Anagha Joshi, his spouse, passed away in 2020 at the age of 75, leaving behind Joshi, survived by a son and two daughters.

Manohar Joshi Age

Manohar Joshi was born on 2 December 1937 in Raigad, Bombay (Mumbai), Maharashtra, India.

Age86 years old (As of 2024)
Zodiac signNot Known
NationalityIndia

Family & Relationship

Parents NameFather– Gajanan Krishna Joshi
Mother– Saraswati Gajanan
Sister’s NameNot Known
Brother’s NameNot Known
WifeAnagha Joshi
Children’s NameSon– Unmesh
Daughter– Asmita and Namrata

Manohar Joshi Wife

Manohar Joshi married Anagha Joshi on May 14, 1964. She was a social worker and a leader of the Shiv Sena Mahila Aghadi, the women’s wing of the party. She passed away in 2020, at the age of 75. The couple had three children: a son, Unmesh, and two daughters, Asmita and Namrata. Unmesh is a businessman and a politician, who is currently the executive president of the Shiv Sena. Asmita is a doctor and a social activist, who runs the Kohinoor Hospital in Mumbai. Namrata is a lawyer and a writer, who has authored several books on law and spirituality.

Girlfriend Not Known
Wife NameAnagha Joshi
Marital statusMarried

Physical Stats

HeightIn feet & inches- 5’8” ft
WeightIn kilograms- 80 kg
Eyes ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Body measurementNot known

Manohar Joshi’s Death

Manohar Joshi suffered a cardiac arrest on Thursday, 22 February 2024. He was instantly taken to the PD Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. Joshi fought for his life in the ICU of this hospital. He was put under observation. But due to his age-related health complications, he passed away at around 3 am on Friday, 23 February 2024. Manohar Joshi was 86 years old at the time of his death.

This sad news was confirmed by Joy Chakravarty, who is the Chief operating officer at P D Hinduja Hospital. Manohar Joshi’s son Unmesh also had interactions with the media, where he said that his father had prolonged age-related health issues.

Manohar Joshi Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Wife, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Manohar has been facing health issues since May 2023 when he fought against brain haemorrhage. During that time, he was taken to the Hinduja Hospital’s ICU. He stayed there in a semi-conscious state, with no big improvement in his health. After staying in the hospital for some days, he was shifted to his Shivaji Park home. He was under constant medical care after that in his home.

Manohar Joshi’s Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$2 Million + (Approx)
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 14 Crore + (Approx)
Yearly IncomeNot Known
Monthly IncomeNot known
Annual ExpensesNot Known

Some Lesser Facts About Manohar Joshi –

  • Manohar Joshi began his career as a teacher and entered politics in 1967. He was associated with the Shiv Sena for over 40 years.
  • Mr. Joshi was Municipal Councilor in Mumbai during 1968-70 and Chairman of, Standing Committee (Municipal Corporation) in 1970.
  • He also served as the Mayor of Mumbai for a year from 1976 to 1977.
  • The funeral of Mr Joshi will be held at the Shivaji Park crematorium in Mumbai later today.
  • Mr. Joshi was admitted to the PD Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday.
  • He was married to Anagha Manohar Joshi, who died in 2020 at the age of 75. He is survived by a son and two daughters.
  • Manohar Joshi served as Maharashtra chief minister from 1995 to 1999.
  • Political leaders paid their tributes to former Lok Sabha speaker and Maharashtra ex-chief minister Manohar Joshi.
  • Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) faction leader Aaditya Thackeray paid his tribute to the politician.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Joshi as a veteran leader who “worked tirelessly for the state’s progress”.

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