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Raj Thackeray Bio, Age, Net Worth, Relationship, Career, Wiki, Family

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Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackeray is a popular Indian Politician, plus the chairman of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), a provincial political party in India. Raj Thackeray is Bal Thackeray’s nephew plus cousin to Shiva Sena chief & Maharashtra’s 19th plus current chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Full Name: Raj Thackeray
Born Date: 14 Jun 1968
Age: 53 years
Net Worth: $ 5 Million
Lucky Number: 8

Early life

Raj Shrikant Thackeray, perceived as Raj Thackeray, was welcomed on 14th June 1968 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Raj is 53 years old according to his date of birth, and also his birth name is Swaraj Shrikant Thackeray. The politician is an Indian national and relates to the Hindu religion. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He was the child of Shrikant Prabhodanhar Thackeray & Kunda Thackeray. Besides that, there is no such comprehensive data concerning his sibling and his ethnicity.

In addition, he studied tabla, guitar, plus violin as a kid. He finished his school studied at Bal Mohan Vidya Mandir School, Dabar, Mumbai. Raj went to Mumbai’s Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art and received a degree. After graduation, he served as a cartoonist for Bal Thackeray’s weekly magazine Marmik.

Professional career

Early years in Shiv Sen

Raj Thackeray started his political profession by beginning the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena, the Shiv Sena’s student division. During the 1990 Maharashtra assembly elections, he rose to prominence. He thought himself to be the successor of his uncle, Balasaheb, in the 1990s. Balasaheb, on the other hand, conferred a strong inclination for his own son, Uddhav.

Maharashtra Navanirman Sena

After years of being overlooked, Raj Thackeray abdicated from the Shiv Sena in January 2006 and declaring his intention to form a new political party. He established the “Maharashtra Navnirman Sena” party in Mumbai on 9th March 2006. He also presents the party name with the theme “Sons of Soil.” In addition, he declared at the time of the party’s foundation that he does not want to have a dispute with his uncle, who “was, is, plus always will be (his) guide.”

In the year 2008, he led vehement activities in Maharashtra against the dominance of North Indians,s particularly against Up and Bihar. His political party and Shiv Sena prevented Australian cricketers from engaging in IPL (season 3) in Mumbai as a demonstration against the encroachments on Indian students in Australia. In September 2008, MNS workers began blackening English signboards to required Marathi signboards to be used.

In the same year, Raj Thackeray warned to ban the Bachchan family’s movies unless Jaya Bachchan retracted. The reason behind that was when Jaya Bachchan declared that ‘we are the souls of UP, so we will speak Hindi, not Marathi.’MNS workers began to attack theaters featuring films related to Jaya. Later on, Amitabh Bachchan (husband of Jaya) atoned for it. On 2nd October 2009, MNS workers disrupted the screening of the film ‘Wake Up Sid’ on its deliverance in a few Pine and Mumbai theaters. After Raj opposed the references of Mumbai in the film as “Bombay” rather than “Mumbai.” Due to this reason, in some moments in the movie, he changes to “Bombay.”

Achievements and Net Worth

As a politician, Raj Thackeray has not won any honors nor got attention yet. We can assume that in upcoming years Raj will surely draw some of them.

Talking about his net worth, it is valued at about Rs 50 crore Indian rupees. Besides that, there is no such comprehensive data concerning his income and salary.

Relationship Status

Raj Thackeray is wedded to Sharmila Wagh, the child of Mohan Wagh. Mohan Wagh is a Marathi cinema photographer, producer, plus director. The duo has a son called Amit Thackeray and a girl, Urvashi Thackeray.

Raj Thackeray has not been in any gossips and rumor. Furthermore, he likes to keep a secure distance from them.

Body Measurement and Social media

The politician stands comfortably at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 75 Kg. Raj has black eyes plus black hair color. Besides that, there is no data concerning Raj’s other body measurements.

Raj Thackeray is available on social platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. On Raj Instagram profile, there are more than 183k fans. Moreover, on Facebook, there are more than 1 million fans. Again, on his Twitter page, there are more than 1 million fans.

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