Uddhav Thackeray
Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray is an Indian politician who served as the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 2019 to 2022 and the Leader of the House, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 2019 to 2022. He is a member of Maharashtra Legislative Council since 2020, the president of Maha Vikas Aghadi since 2019 and the president of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) since 2022. He was also the leader of Shiv Sena from 2013 to 2022, working President from 2003 to 2013 and the editor-in-chief of Saamana from 2006 to 2019.

Uddhav Thackeray Age

Uddhav Thackeray was born in a Marathi family on 27 July 1960 as the youngest of politician Bal Thackeray and his wife Meena Thackeray’s three sons. He did his schooling from Balmohan Vidyamandir and graduated from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art with photography as his main subject.

Uddhav Thackeray Biography

Full Name Uddhav Bal Thackeray
Profession Politician
Famous For • Being the son of Bal Thackeray
• Being the Shiv Sena chief
• Being the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 9”
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Political Party Shiv Sena
Political Journey • In 2002, the Shiv Sena performed well in the BMC elections and everyone saw Uddhav’s leadership qualities for the first time.
• Appointed as the working President of the Shiv Sena in January 2003.
• In 2013, he was elected as the Shiv Sena chief after Bal Thackeray’s demise in 2012.
• On 28 November 2019, he took oath as the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
• On 29 June 2022, he resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra ahead of the no-trust vote. [1]
Personal Life
Date of Birth 27 July 1960 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 63 Years
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra
School Balmohan Vidyamandir, Mumbai, Maharashtra
College/University Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy School of Art, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Caste Chandraseniya Kayastha Prabhu (CKP)
Address Matoshree, Bandra, Mumbai
Hobbies Wildlife Photography, Playing Badminton
Controversies • In 2011, Uddhav threatened Sanjay Nirupam, to break his teeth for Nirupam’s statement on the North Indians in Mumbai. He said this after Nirupam had said in a rally that North Indians could bring Mumbai to a halt if they chose to.
• On 1 October 2016, he had to apologise for a controversial cartoon which ridiculed the Maratha Community. The cartoon was published in the September 25 edition of “Saamana” and “Dopahar Ka Saamana.”
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Rashmi Patankar
Marriage Date 13 December 1989 (Wednesday) [5]
Wife/Spouse Rashmi Thackeray (Businesswoman; Member of the Shiv Sena’s women’s wing)
Children Son(s)– 2
• Aditya Thackeray (Elder; Politician)
• Tejas Thackeray (Younger)
Parents Father– Bal Thackeray (Deceased; Politician)
Mother– Mina Thackeray (Deceased)
Siblings Brother(s)– 2
• Bindumadhav Thackeray (Elder; Businessman; Deceased)
• Jaidev Thackeray (Elder)
• Raj Thackeray (Cousin; Politician)


Uddhav Thackeray Personal life

Thackeray has always had a keen interest in photography and has exhibited his collection of aerial shots of various forts of Maharashtra at the Jehangir Art Gallery in 2004. He has also taken photographs of wildlife including those of the Kanha, Gir, Ranthambore, Bharatpur national parks. Due to these experiences he named his first photography exhibition in 1999 as “Live and Let Live. He has also published photo-books Maharashtra Desh and Pahava Vitthal, capturing various aspects of Maharashtra and the warkaris during Pandharpur Wari respectively in the two books.

Some Facts About Uddhav Thackeray

  • Uddhav Thackeray is the son of Bal Thackeray, founder of the Shiv Sena who became the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 28 November 2019.
  • He was a published author and a professional photographer before entering politics, and he was also reluctant to join politics.
  • His wife, Rashmi Thackeray is from Dombivali, Mumbai. They met in college, fell in love, and got married on 13 December 1988.
  • Like his father, he has refrained from working at the national level and is only concerned with working for the welfare of the people of Maharashtra.

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