ISRO Chief Dr. K Sivan Latest Biography 2019 , Wiki, Age, Height, Salary Net Worth, Wife

K Sivan ISRO Chief celebrating launch of Chandrayaan 2
ISRO Chief Dr. K Sivan Latest Biography 2019 , Wiki, Age, Height, Salary Net Worth, Wife. K Sivan is popularly known as the Rocket Man of IndiaDr. K Sivan is the current Chairman of ISRO ( Indian Space Research Organisation). Under his Chairmanship , ISRO launched Chandrayaan II , the second mission of india to the moon on July 22nd 2019. Sivan is known for his significant contribution to the development of cryogenic engines, for India’s space research programme. As per recent update Dr Sivan do not maintain any Social Media Accounts as per tweet confirmation from ISRO.
Dr K Sivan has recently became the hero and inspiration for many Indians around the globe. Sivan has grown up from a humble farmers son to ISRO Chief which is a very big achievement.
K Sivan at ISRO

Biography / Wiki :-

Known nameDr. K Sivan
Real NameKailasavadivoo Sivan
NicknameRocket Man of India
Date of BirthApril 14, 1957
Age 62 years (as of 2019)
BirthplaceMela Sarakkalvilai , Tamil Nadu , India
Nationality Indian
ProfessionIndian Space Scientist , ISRO
Current ResidenceBengalaru , India.
Martial StatusMarried
Wife Malathi Sivan
Religion  Hindu
Zodiac signAries

Dr K Sivan ISRO scientist Family photograph with his wife and Uncle

Age, Early Life, Education Family & Wife :-

Dr K Sivan was born on 14th April, 1957 ( 63 years old as of 2019 ) . His father name is Kailasa Vadivu ( farmer ) and his mother name is Chellam . Sivan , a farmer’s son , has done his schooling from Tamil medium government school in Mela Sarakkalvilai Village . Later he has done his B Sc from South Travancore Hindu College, Nagercoil. Sivan was the first graduate in his whole family. Sican completed his Engineering from IIT Madras in 1980 . He then got a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1982. 

Dr K Sivan Wife name is Malathi Sivan ( house wife) . Sivan has two childrens , Siddharth Sivan and Sushanth Sivan .

ISRO Chief K Sivan hounoured with ABJ Abdul Kalam Award

Career / Awards & Achievements :-

Dr. K Sivan joined ISRO ( Indian Space Research Organisation ) in the year 1982 after graduating from Madras Institute of Technology.  While on job he has earned a doctaral degree (Phd) in aerospace engineering from IIT Mumbai in 2006. He is the fellow member of indian National Academy of Engineering , Aeronautical Society of India as well as Systems Society of India.

Sivan was appointed as Chief of ISRO in 2018 in the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) project and he contributed immensely towards end to end mission planning, mission design, mission integration and analysis

K Sivan has receive the following Awards :-

  • Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research award (1999)
  • ISRO Merit award (2007)
  • Dr Biren Roy Space Science award (2011)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award (2013) from Madras Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Chennai
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award (2018) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • He was conferred Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from Sathyabama University, Chennai in April 2014.
  • Tamil Nadu government’s Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award. (2019)

ISRO Chief Sivan with Narendra Modi

Net Worth , Salary, House & Cars :-

Dr. K Sivan gets a monthly salary of Rs. 2.50 lacs per annum from ISRO. The chief of ISRO rank is equivalent to IAS and IPS . Sivan Net Worth is assumed to me around 2.5 Crores .  He has a ancestral house in Mela Sarakkalvilai however more details about his properties are cars are not available as of now.

Favourites :-

Favourite Food South Indian Food , Dosa , Vada , Sambhar
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressRekha
Favourite HobbiesReading Books & travelling

ISRO Chief K Sivan sitting in his office chamber

Body Shape , Biceps Size , Height & Weight :-

Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Feet – 5 feet 9 inches
Meters – 1.76 m
Centimeters – 176 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 73 Kg
Body Measurements
Chest Size– 36 Inches 
Waist Size – 34 Inches
Biceps Size – 14 Inches
Body Measurement – 38-34-36
Shoe Size – 9(US)


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Social Media Sites :-

Social Media ProfilesDr Sivan do not hold or maintain any Social Media Accounts as per recent clarification tweet from ISRO.