Robert Vadra is popular name India as a businessman with political relations. He is one of the family members of Indian political family ‘Nehru-Gandhi Family’. Robert Vadra is a husband of Priyanka Gandhi who is a sister of Congress President Rahul Gandhi and daughter of Sonia-Rajiv Gandhi. He has opened various companies including Sky Light Reality, Sky Light Hospital, Real Earth Estate, Blue Breeze Trading, North India IT Parks and many more. In 2010, He was alleged for having a connection with other politicians in Common Wealth Game scam around crores. Also, He has been alleged for money laundering in a purchase of the London based property worth 1.9 million pounds, which is allegedly owned by Vadra. Know more about Robert Vadra Age, Business, Wife, Children, Political Relations, Scam & many more.
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|Real Name:||Robert Rajendra Vadra|
|Known for:||Priyanka Gandhi's Husband|
|Date of Birth:||18 May 1969|
|Age:||49 Years (in 2019)|
|Birth Place:||Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Height (Approx):||in centimeters: 167 cm
in meters: 1.67 m
in Feet Inches: 5' 5''
|Weight (Approx):||in kilogram: 70 kg
in pound: 154 lbs
|Girlfriend:||Priyanka Gandhi (Politician, 1991 to 1997)|
|Marriage Date:||18 February 1997|
|Wife/Spouse||Priyanka Gandhi (Indian politician)|
|Children:||Rihan Vadra (Son),
Miraya Vadra (Daughter)
|Hobbies:||Workout, Travelling, Bike Riding, Listening to Music|
|Political Interest:||Indian National Congress|
|Home Town:||Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Car Collection:||Mercedes, Porsche Panamera, Land Rove, Jaguar|
|Bike Collection:||Suzuki Intruder, Suzuki Boulevard|
|Net Worth (Approx):||$2.1 billion
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Robert Vadra Biography
Robert Vadra is a popular Indian businessman a relative of India’s oldest political party Indian National Congress. He was born into a Christian family of Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. His father was a resident of Civil Lines in Moradabad and ran a brass and wood handicrafts business. Robert Vadra’s family is originally from Sialkot, West Punjab. He did his schooling from the British School located in Delhi.
Robert Vadra met Priyanka Gandhi when she was 13 years old. The first meeting of Priyanka and Robert was through his sister Michelle Vadra. The couple fell in love and after dating six years from 1991 to 1997, both got married as per traditional H
He established many real estate companies including Sky Light Reality, Sky Light Hospital, Real Earth Estate, Blue Breeze Trading, North India IT Parks and many more from 2007 to present. Robert has faced many family tragedies with losing his sister, brother and father from 2000 to 2010.
Robert Vadra also owns many Hilton Hotels including Hilton Garden in Delhi. He has a stack in many real estate company and DLF IPL (Indian Premier League). He also alleged for a money laundering case in a purchase of London Based Property worth of million dollars.
Robert Vadra Wife, Children & Family
Robert Vadra was born on 18 May 1969 into Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh India. His father Rajendra Vadra hails from Moradabad and her mother Maureen was from Scottish Origin and is a teacher by profession. Her father lived in Moradabad and ran a brass and wood handicraft business. Robert’s family lived into a Sialkot area of West Punjab before partition, Pakistan. But after partition in 1947, they moved to India. Robert and his family believe in Christianity.
Robert Vadra has a one brother Richard Vadra and sister Michelle Vadra. His sister Michelle died in road accident on the Delhi Jaipur Highway in April 2001. After two years, His brother Richard Vadra committed suicide at Moradabad in 2003.
He and Priyanka were friends since she was 13
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After marriage, he started a
Robert Vadra has also invested in luxurious hotels. He possesses a number of Hilton hotels in different states of India including Hilton Garden located in New Delhi, India. He has also a partnership with DFL group and DFL IPL.
Robert Vadra Controversy
From jewellery shop owner to the successful career as owner of multiple Multinational Companies Robert Vadra many time alleged for different scams.
In 2010, he has been allegation on Robert Vadra to have a connection to the CWG-Common Wealth Game scam along with other politicians. CWG scam was one of the major Indian scams around of ₹70,000 Crore. But they failed in proving Vadra’s connections.
In 2011, Rober Vadra accused by Arvind Kejriwal for taking an interest-free loan of 65 Crores with heavy bargaining on land from DFL Limited in exchange of Political favors. Many reports have questioned of Vadra owned companies have received an overdraft of 7.94 Crores from the corporation banks. While corporation bank had denied ever providing an overdraft facility to that amount.
In 2019, Brother in Law of Rahul Gandhi, Robert Vadra alleged for money laundering in the purchase of property located at Bryanston Square in London. For the allegation of money laundering, The Enforcement Directorate questioned him for four hours in New Delhi over four hours. According to the news reports, that property in London might cost 1.9 million British pounds. Moreover, The agency also received information that Vadra have other properties in London including two houses, one is worth 5 million GBP and other is 4 million GBP, Six Flats and more.
Businessman Robert Vadra also accused of a Bikaner land scam. His firm Sunlight Hospitality is implicated in a land scam of Bikaner, Rajasthan. According to Enforcement Directorate, Firm has purchased a 69.55 hectares land was purchased for INR 72 lakh and then sold it for the amount INR 5.15 Crore with the profit of 4.43 crore. So, the agency filed a criminal case under the Money Laundering Act in 2015.
Some interesting things about Businessmen Robert Vadra
Does Robert Vadra smokes?: Not Known
Does Robert Vadra drinks alcohol?: Not Known
Robert is a very active businessman about his health & fitness. He used to do workout every day and was the reason behind his strong connection with Rahul Gandhi. Rahul Gandhi is also a fitness freak and has the same passion.
In 2014, He got highly troll on social media on his reaction as ‘Are you serious?’ to the media reporter for asking about Land deal.
Robert Vadra is a big fan of luxurious cars and bike. He has impressive collections of a car including Mercedes, Jaguar, Porsche & many more. He also loves to fast riding bikes. Also, Vadra has a Suzuki Boulevard and Suzuki Intruder.
Robert Vadra and Priyanka Gandhi’s Daughter Miraya Vadra is 16 years old and very good at basketball. Also, his son Raihan Vadra often seen in parliament and during the election campaign.
In 2019, Robert Vadra’s wife Priyanka Gandhi became an All India Congress Committee In-charge of Uttar Pradesh. Moreover, She did her political debut through this post.
Robert Vadra also used to tweets on his official twitter account