MK Stalin Family, Wedding Pics | Age, Biography, Height, Wiki, Scandal, Wife, Daughter, Son
President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Born: March 1, 1953 (age 65 years), Chennai, India
Spouse: Durga Stalin (m. 1975)
Education: Presidency College, Chennai, M. C. C. Higher Secondary School, University of Madras
Siblings: M. K. Alagiri, Kanimozhi, M. K. Muthu, M. K. Selvi
Children: Udhayanidhi Stalin, Senthamarai Stalin
Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin (Tamil pronunciation: Mu. Ka. Sṭāliṉ; born 1 March 1953) known as M. K. Stalin, is an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu and working president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) political party. He was 37th Mayor of Chennai from 1996 to 2002 and 1st Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 2009 to 2011.
Stalin is the third son of 3rd Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi, and was born to his second wife, Dayalu Ammal. Stalin completed his graduation in history from The New College, Chennai in University of Madras. Stalin became the Minister for Rural Development and Local Administration in the Government of Tamil Nadu after the 2006 Assembly elections.
On 29 May 2009, Stalin was nominated as Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor Surjit Singh Barnala.
On 3 January 2013, Karunanidhi named Stalin as his heir apparent, thus ending a long time confusion about who would take over the party reins after Karunanidhi’s death. Stalin was designated as the Working President of the DMK on 4 January 2017.
Full Name Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin
Famous For Being the son of M. Karunanidhi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Political Party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
M K Stalin’s Political Party DMK
Political Journey 1967: At the age of 14, campaigned in the 1967 elections.
1973: Elected to the General Committee of DMK.
1984: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Thousand Lights constituency and lost to K.A. Krishnaswamy of AIADMK
1989: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from Thousand Lights constituency and won.
1991: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Thousand Lights constituency and again lost to K.A. Krishnaswamy of AIADMK.
1996: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Thousand Lights constituency and won.
1996-2002: Served as 37th Mayor of Chennai
M. K. Stalin as the Mayor of Chennai
2001: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Thousand Lights constituency and won.
2006: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Thousand Lights constituency and won. He also went on to become the Minister for Municipal Administration and Rural Development.
M. K. Stalin As The Minister for Municipal Administration And Rural Development
2008: Elected as Treasurer in DMK.
2009-2011: Servd as first Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
2011: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Kolathur constituency and won.
2016: Contested the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections from the Kolathur constituency and won.
Date of Birth 1 March 1953
Age (as in 2018) 65 Years
Birthplace Madras, Madras State (now, Chennai, Tamil Nadu), India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Pisces
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College/University Presidency College, Chennai
Educational Qualification Graduate
Debut Film (Actor): Ore Raththam (1988)
M. K. Stalin Debut Film Ore Raththam (1988)
Film (Producer): Nambikkai Natchathram (1978)
Caste/Community Isai Vellalar
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Address 25/9,Chittaranjan Road, Cenotaph 2nd Street, Chennai-600018
Hobbies Watching Films, Listening to Music, Travelling
• In 1975, he was jailed under MISA (Maintenance of Internal Security Act).
• In 2001, his name appeared along with his father’s name in the Chennai Flyover Scam.
• 6 charges were also framed against him related to Punishment for Defamation (IPC Section-500).
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Marriage Date 20 October 1975
Wife/Spouse Durga Stalin
M. K. Stalin With His Wife Durga Stalin
Children Son- Udhayanidhi Stalin (Film Producer and Actor)
Daughter- Senthamarai Stalin
M. K. Stalin With His Son (Extreme Right, Daughter (Extreme Left), Wife, and Grandson (in his lap)
Parents Father- M. Karunanidhi
Mother- Dayalu Ammal
MK Stalin mother Dayalu Ammal
Siblings Brother(s)- M. K. Muthu (Actor, Singer, and Politician)
M. K. Stalin Half-brother M. K. Muthu
M. K. Alagiri (Politician)
M. K. Stalin Brother M. K. Alagiri
M. K. Tamilarasu (Film Producer)
M.K. Stalin With His Sister Selvi
M. K. Stalin Half-sister Kanimozhi
Family Tree M. K. Stalin Family Tree
Favourite Food(s) Podi Dosais, Idli and Dosa, Chicken 65
Assets/Properties (as in 2014) Movable
Bank Deposits: ₹63 Lacs
Jewellery: ₹15 Lacs
Two plots of agricultural land worth ₹2 Crore
One plot of non-agricultural land worth ₹11 Lacs
Three residential buildings worth ₹2.75 Crore
Salary (as an MLA from Tamil Nadu) ₹1.05 Lakh + Other Allowances
Net Worth (approx.) ₹6 Crore (as in 2014)
Some Lesser Known Facts About M. K. Stalin
He was born in an influential political family of Madras (now, Chennai).
He was named after Joseph Stalin (a Soviet revolutionary), who died four days later of M. K. Stalin’s birth.
Stalin got linked to the politics at a very young age. He was just 14 when he first campaigned for DMK in the 1967 Polls.
He first came into the eyes of media when he was arrested under MISA for protesting against the Emergency imposed by the Indira Gandhi Government.
Stalin was an actor and film producer in the Tamil Film Industry till the early 90s.
After his appointment as the Secretary of Youth Wing, it became one of the largest political youth organizations in Tamil Nadu.
He became the first Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in 2009 and served till 2011.
In 2013, party leader Karunanidhi declared Stalin as the future heir of the party.
In 2016, after Jayalalithaa‘s death, Stalin openly accused V. K. Sasikala of Jayalalithaa’s death.
After the demise of his father on 7 August 2018, he demanded the burial of his father’s mortal remains at the Marina Beach, which was granted by the Madras High Court on 8 August 2018.