Dayanidhi Maran

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Dayanidhi Maran was born on 5 December, 1966 in Madras State, is an Indian politician. Discover Dayanidhi Maran’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 54 years old?

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Age54 years old
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Born5 December 1966
Birthday5 December
BirthplaceMadras State

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Dayanidhi Maran Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Dayanidhi Maran’s Wife?

His wife is Priya Dayanidhi Maran (m. 1994)

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WifePriya Dayanidhi Maran (m. 1994)
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ChildrenDivya Dayanidhi Maran, Karan Dayanidhi Maran

Dayanidhi Maran Net Worth

He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Dayanidhi Maran worth at the age of 54 years old? Dayanidhi Maran’s income source is mostly from being a successful Politician. He is from . We have estimated Dayanidhi Maran’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020$1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2019Under Review
Net Worth in 2019Pending
Salary in 2019Under Review
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Source of IncomePolitician

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Timeline of Dayanidhi Maran


During the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, he once again contested from the Chennai Central Parliamentary Constituency, winning it for the 3rd time, polling a stunning 4,48,911 votes and defeated the other contestants with a record-breaking victory margin of 3,01,520 votes.


During the 2009 elections he won by a margin of 33,454 votes and he received 46.82% of the total votes polled. He was appointed as Union Minister for Textiles, and was instrumental in shielding and steering the Indian Textile Industry to safe waters during the Global recession. His policies and initiatives helped boost exports and gave a fresh breath of air to a legacy industry distraught with demand & supply woes. He initiate several infrastructural and developmental programmes to build skill and upgrade technology for the textile industry and helped take Indian products to unexplored foreign markets in East & South Asia with his “Look East” policy. He also ensured that several thousands of rural & marginalised artisans & weavers got access to better healthcare and insurance facilities and ensured that the ministry promoted research and development in all segment of the industry including handlooms and handicrafts and created a common technology platform on commercial basis to support adaptation of newer technology for value addition and product diversification. He expanded the coverage of Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme, Expanded Scheme of Integrated Textile Parks and constituted work groups for national fiber policy. He created a platform for E-Marketing of handloom and handicrafts and accelerated the revival and modernisation of National Textile Corporation mills. He upgraded the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel institute of textile management into an Indian School of textile management and business. This provided for more quality human resource in the form of research, industrial engineers, product development managers and trainers.


He contested from Central Chennai Constituency in Tamil Nadu as a DMK party candidate and been elected thrice during the 2004, 2009 & 2019 elections as member of parliament.

During the 2004 elections, his winning margin was over 134,000 votes and he received 62% of the total votes polled. He was appointed as Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology on 26 May 2004. During his tenure as IT and Telecommunication Minister the call rates of mobiles and landlines were drastically reduced which in-turn influenced the growth of subscriptions. During the tenure, he was instrumental in garnering a large amount of Foreign Direct Investments into Communication and Information Technology Sector. Many multinational telecom companies including Nokia, Motorola, Ericsson, Flextronics and Dell set up units in the country. His ministry introduced “One Rupee One India” plan across the country, which enabled calls across the country at a rate of 1 ₹ per minute. His ministry set and achieved a target of 250 million connections in Dec 2007 to December 2010, against 75 million in May 2004.


Dayanidhi Murasoli Maran (born 5 December 1966) is an Indian politician and one of the prominent members of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party. He was elected thrice as a Member of Parliament to Lok Sabha from Chennai Central constituency during the 2004 general elections, 2009 general elections & 2019 general elections.