Amit Shah was born 22 October, 1964 in Mumbai, he’s a graduate in biochemistry in CU Shah Science College in Ahmedabad and he joined RSS when he was 14 year old. He has helped his father with his PVC pipes business and also worked as a stockbroker in co-operative banks at Ahmedabad. His journey in politics started when he met Narendra Modi during Ahmedabad RSS circles.


Shah’s mother died from a disease on 8 June 2010. People who are close to him have described him as somebody who doesn’t like to socialize much. He has six sisters, two of whom are living in Chicago. In September 2019, he was operated for lipoma at the backside of his throat. On August 2, 2020, Shah tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to a healthcare facility.

  • Born: 22 October, 1964
  • Place of Birth: Mumbai (Maharashtra)
  • Father’s Name: Anil Chandra Shah
  • Mother’s Name: Shrimati Kusumben Shah
  • Spouse’s Name: Sonalben Shah
  • Spouse’s Profession: Social Worker
  • Profession: Agricultural, Political and Social Worker
  • Party Name: Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Son : Jay Shah 

Amit Shah was appointed as the president of the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB) in 2000. When he took responsibility for the banking, it was running in losses of around Rs 36 crore and was on the verge of shutting down. Due to Amit Shah’s efforts in a couple of years, the bank recorded profits of Rs. 27 Crore. He’s married to Sonal Shah and has a son, Jay Shah.

He began his political career as a leader of the student wing of the RSS, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, in 1983. He joined BJP in 1987, one year earlier Modi joined the party. He gradually  joined the BJYM lineup, in which he held various posts including ward secretary, taluka secretary, state secretary, vice-president and general secretary. He had been famous for his management skills when he had been the election campaign manager for Lal Krishna Advani at Gandhinagar throughout the 1991 Lok Sabha elections.

Shah contested the 2002 Assembly election from the Sarkhej constituency at Ahmedabad. He won with the maximum margin among most candidates, with 158,036 votes. He improved his margin of victory from the 2007 Assembly election, in which he won from Sarkhej again.

Jay Shah

Jay Amit Shah (born 2 September 1988) is an  Indian entrepreneur and BCCI secretary.

He graduated from the Nirma University with a B.Tech degree. He gained cricket training in Ahmedabad under Jayendra Sehgal, who believed Shah was an “adequate enough batsman.”

Shah worked as one of the directors of Temple Enterprise, a company which was founded in 2004 and was involved in the commerce of agricultural products.

After working as an executive board member of the Central Board of Cricket, Ahmedabad, beginning 2009, Shah became the joint secretary of this Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) in September 2013.

In February 2015,” Shah wed Rishita Patel, a college friend, in a classic Gujarati ceremony.

He was in the year 2019,elected as the secretary of BCCI for a one-and-a-half-year term and the youngest of the five office bearers.

Sonaliben shah

Sonali ben shah married to renowned BJP leader,Amit shah in the year 1987. She was born in Kolhapur,Maharashtra,india. She has done her schooling from princess padmaraje girls high school, kolhapur,maharashtra. They both have jay shah as their son.