Bobby Jindal overview
The 55th Governor of Lousivenia
Piyush Jindal commonly known as Bobby is an American politician. He is a supporter of the Republican Party and served as the 55th governor Lousivenia. His governance started in 2007 and was reelected in the year 2011. In January 2016 he was barred from running again. Booby was a Republican Representative in the United States Congress before governing from 2003 to 2007. On June 24, 2015, Jindal announced his candidature for the President of the United States in the 2016 Presidential elections. At the age of 36, Jindal was ranked as one the youngest people elected for Governor.
Bobby Jindal Early Life and Education
Bobby Jindal was born on June 10, 1971. He was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana by Indian American parents. His father RajJindal is a civil engineer and mother Amar Jindal is a graduate from Rajasthan University. In 1971, Raj and Amar immigrated to Louisiana. Booby changed his name from Piyush to Bobby after watching the television series The Brady Bunch.
Jindal attended his high school from Baton Rouge Magnet High School. Then he joined Brown University in Providence and studied biology and public policy. He received his master’s degree from New College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. There he concentrated on government and medicine. After doing his masters, he started to work in the business.
Bobby Jindal Career
U.S. House of Representatives (2003-2007)
In 2004, Bobby Jindal was elected to represent Louisiana 1st Congressional District. In the general election, he captured 78 per cent of the vote. Later he was elected as the freshman class president and also appointed to the House Committee.
Governor Of Louisiana (2008-2011)
Bobby Jindal joined the office as the Governor at the age of 36 in 2008. In his tenure, he became the youngest sitting governor. He was also the first American Governor with Indian Background. He is the supporter of The Republican Party and believes in lowering the taxes. During his governance, he fights against dishonest police and politicians. On October 22, 2011, Booby won re-election with 50 per cent of the vote. He was barred in January 2016 for re-election due to term limits. He was replaced by John Bel Edwards.
2016 Presidential candidacy
After ending his tenure, on June 24, 2015, Bobby Jindal ended all the rumours and confirmed his candidacy for running for the presidential election. Later On November 17, 2015, he cancelled his run saying “this is not the right time for me”. During his campaign, he disagreed with Donald Trump but later started to support his party.
Bobby Jindal Personal Life
Bobby Jindal has parents with a Hindu background, but he is a catholic. He is happily married to Supriya Jolly. They got married in 1997. Supriya and Bobby attended the same High School. Supriya is a chemical engineer with an M.B.A degree. Together they have three children. Their name is Selia Elizabeth, Shaan Robert, and Slade Ryan. He is very fond of hunting in Louisiana.
Bobby Jindal Age, Height, Nationality, Net-worth
Bobby Jindal is 49 years old. He celebrates his birthday on June 10. Bobby is an American with an Indian background. He is 5ft 9 inches tall. His net worth is estimated to be approximately $5 million.
Bobby Jindal Social Contact
His official website is: click here
His Twitter handle is:https://twitter.com/BobbyJindal/status/1318356409407410176
Facts and information
|Height||5 ft 7 inches|
|Education||Baton Rouge Magnet High School Brown University New College, Oxford|
|Party||The Republican Party|
|Wife/Children||Supriya/Selia Elizabeth, Shaan Robert, and Slade Ryan.|
|Net-worth||Approx $5 million|