Bobby Jindal Biography
Bobby Jindal (Piyush “Bobby” Jindal) an American politician who worked as the 55th Governor of Louisiana from 2008 to 2016. He as well served as the former member of the U.S House of Representatives and as the vice-chair of the Republican Governors Association.
Bobby Jindal Age
Jindal was born on June 10, 1971, in Baton Rouge Louisiana, United States of America.
Bobby Jindal Career
In 1996, the 55th Governor of Louisiana was appointed the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. In 1999, he was appointed the president of the University of Louisiana System.
In 2001, President Bush appointed Jindal as principal adviser to the Health and Human Services secretary. He first ran for governor of Louisiana in 2003, but narrowly lost in the run-off election to Democratic candidate Kathleen Blanco.
Jindal again won the 2007 gubernatorial seat. He was re-elected in 2011 in a landslide, winning more than 65 percent of the vote. The politician was the first Indian American governor.
On June 24, 2015, Jindal announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election. He suspended his campaign in November 2015, subsequently announcing his support for Marco Rubio, who suspended his campaign on March 15, 2016. Jindal finished his term as governor in January 2016.
Bobby Jindal Net Worth
Jindal has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Bobby Jindal President
In the 2016 presidential campaign of Jindal, the 55th Governor of Louisiana, was announced on June 24, 2015. he got ot be the first Indian American and third Asian American to run for president of the United States.
He as well posted a hidden camera video to Facebook that showed Jindal and wife, Supriya, announcing his intention to run for President to their children. The video was later removed, and Jindal spokeswoman Shannon Dirmann claimed that criticism of the video came largely from “liberals”.
Bobby Jindal Family
Jindal was born the first of two sons of Raj (née Gupta) and Amar Jindal, from Punjab, India. On the other hand, his mother is a graduate of Rajasthan University. He was raised up along with a younger brother, Nikesh, who is a registered Republican and supported his brother’s campaign for governor.
Jindal family left Malerkotla, Punjab back in January 1971, six months before their son was born. His paternal grandfather worked as a merchant from Khanpur, Samrala and his maternal grandfather was a Ferozepur banker.
Bobby Jindal Education
Jindal joined Baton Rouge Magnet High School, graduating in 1988. While in high school, he featured in tennis tournaments, started a computer newsletter, retail candy business, and a mail-order software company. He later graduated from Brown University in 1992 at the age of 20, with honors in two majors, biology and public policy.
He got to be the only 50 students nationwide admitted to the Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME), guaranteeing him a place at Brown Medical School. He as well got credited with leading Brown University’s College Republicans student group. Jindal was named to the 1992 USA Academic Team.
Bobby Jindal Wife
Jindal is married to Supriya Jolly. The duo got married in 1997 and together they are blessed with three children namely, Selia Elizabeth, Shaan Robert, and Slade Ryan. The family resides in Louisiana.
The duo attended an equivalent highschool, however Supriya’s family stirred from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. The pair began dating Jindal invited her to a Mardi Gras party once another friend had canceled.