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Bharrat Jagdeo Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Bharrat Jagdeo
Place Of Birth
Village of Unity, Guyana
59 years old
Birth Date
January 23 1964

Bharrat Jagdeo Facts

Child Star?
Politician, Climate Activist
Education & Qualifications
Patrice Lumumba Peoples' Friendship University
Net Worth
Oma Jagdeo

About Bharrat Jagdeo 

Bharrat Jagdeo is a Guyanese politician known for holding several global leadership positions in sustainable development.

Bharrat Jagdeo was the president of Guyana for the period ranging from August 11, 1999, to December 3, 2011. He has been an advocate for sustainable growth areas such as climate change and green growth.

This economist and one of the most popular presidents of Guyana was born in British Guiana in Unity Village, Guyana, on January 23, 1964.

Bharrat Jagdeo Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Bharrat Jagdeo's net worth?

The net worth of Barrat Jagdeo is estimated to be around $1-5 million in July 2022.

How much does Bharrat Jagdeo earn per year?

The annual earnings of the economist from Guyana are not known as of 2022.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Bharrat Jagdeo?

The height details of Bharrat Jagdeo are not available as of 2022.

How old is Bharrat Jagdeo?

As of 2022, the age of Bharrat Jagdeo is 58 years old. He was born on January 23, 1964.

Childhood And Education

Let's learn about the early life and education of Bharrat Jagdeo. Bharrat Jagdeo was born in the village of Unity on the East Coast of Guyana on January 23, 1964, back when it was still British Guiana. Jagdeo studied Economics at Patrice Lumumba Peoples' Friendship University in Moscow as his master's degree in 1990.

By profession, Bharrat Jagdeo is an economist, and in 1990, he started his public service in Guyana's State Planning Secretariat. In 1992, when democracy was revived in Guyana, the now Vice President Jagdeo started his tenure as Junior Minister of Finance. Soon Bharrat Jagdeo got promoted to the senior minister of finance.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Bharrat Jagdeo’s partner?

Bharrat Jagdeo was married to Varshnie Singh Jagdeo in 1998. They announced their divorce in 2007.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Bharrat Jagdeo is best known as the vice president of Guyana, who served since 2020 under the administration of President Irfaan Ali. The Guyanese politician had previously held the post from 1997 to 1999 under the administration of Janet Jagan.

During the presidency of Janet Jagan, Janet had announced her resignation from the post of president due to health reasons and that Bharrat Jagdeo would preside as her successor. In legal terms, as the prime minister is the president's successor, Bharrat Jagdeo took over as prime minister on August 9 as Janet Jagan's successor.

Bharrat Jagdeo was the first president of Guyana who relinquished his office according to the term limits defined by the Guyanese constitution. In 2015 after PPP/C's electoral defeat, Bharrat Jagdeo became the opposition leader in National Assembly. After becoming the national assembly opposition leader, he was sworn as the vice president under the presidency of Irfaan Ali. This was when PPP/C returned to power again in 2020.

From August 1999 to December 2011, Bharrat Jagdeo held many global leadership posts in sustainable development areas such as climate change and green growth. Before this position, Bharrat was the minister of finance and the president post Janet Jagan's resignation. He then won the two elections of 2001 and 2006.

What awards does Bharrat Jagdeo win?

Bharrat Jagdeo has been bestowed with many awards and honors in Guyana. Most notably, he was awarded the Medal of Pushkin and Champions of the Earth in 2010. His goal is to encourage people globally to take action against climate change.

For his constant advocacy for action on climate change, CNN and Time Magazine have named Bharrat as one of the 'Heroes of the Environment 2008'. Jagdeo has also been given an honorary doctorate from TERI University, the University of Central Lancashire, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, and Trent University. From India, Bharrat Jagdeo also received the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award by the Government of India and the Pushkin Medal from the Government of Russia.

Other Interesting Bharrat Jagdeo Facts And Trivia

  • Bharrat Jagdeo is of East Asian descent, but his exact living place is unknown.
  • Jagdeo served as president from 1995 to 1999 and again from 2001 to 2006.
  • Bharrat belongs to the People's Progressive Party/Civic.

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