Sonia Gandhi Net Worth

Net Worth: $2 Billion
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    Politics
  • Age:

    71
  • Birth Place:

    Vicenza, Italy
  • Weight:

    121 lbs (55 kg)
  • Marital Status:

    Widowed (Rajiv Gandhi)
  • Full Name:

    Antonia Edvige Albina Maino
  • Nationality:

    Italian-Indian
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About Antonia Edvige Albina Maino

She was born on 9th December 1946. She was married to the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi till he was assassinated in 1991. She was constantly asked by the party leaders to take over the government, but she went on refusing until 1997, and finally in 1998, she was elected as the President of Congress.

Sonia was born in Lusiana a small village, 30 kilometres away from Vicenza in Veneto, Italy. Her parents were Stefano Maino and Paola Maino. They have been living in the village for generations. Sonia as an adolescent stayed at Orbassano and was raised following Roman Catholicism. Around 1964, she went to the Bell Educational Trust to study English where she met Rajiv Gandhi, the son of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Rajiv was studying at the Trinity College. The two met for the first time at the Varsity Restaurant. In 1968, Rajiv and Sonia got married.

Since 2004, she has been the chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance in the Lok Sabha (India’s parliament). In the 125 years long history of the Congress Party, she has been the longest serving President. She has been rated constantly among the “Most Powerful Woman in the World” by the Forbes Magazine. She was ranked 6th in the year 2007. According to the Forbes magazine, she is the 9th most powerful person in 2010.

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Earnings 2017

Salary Sep. 2017
Annual salary of Sonia Gandhi in Congress
$263,000

Earnings 2012

Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's two plots of agricultural land totalling around 15 bighas
$3,280
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's 88 kg of silverware
$26,970
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's jewelry
$16,480
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's assets in the Public Provident Fund
$37,280
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's Post Office Deposits
$2,980
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's mutual funds in RBI bonds
$47,950
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's cash and bank deposits
$45,000
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's ancestral house in Italy
$28,150
Asset Feb. 2012
Current value of Sonia Gandhi's assets
$220,800
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