Rabindranath Tagore Age, Height, Net Worth, Biography

Rabindranath Tagore (Indian poet) – Age, Height, Net Worth, Biography

Rabindranath Tagore – He is a world-famous poet, litterateur, philosopher and Nobel laureate of Indian literature. He is also known as Gurudev. He was a visionary of the Indian cultural consciousness through Bengali literature. He is Asia’s first Nobel Prize winner. He is the only poet whose two compositions became the national anthems of two countries – ‘Jana Gana Mana’, the national anthem of India and ‘Amar Sonar Bangla’, the national anthem of Bangladesh.

Rabindranath Tagore Biography

Rabindranath Tagore was born on 7 May 1861 in Jorasanko Thakurbari, Kolkata. His father was Devendranath Tagore and his mother was Sharda Devi. He had his early education at the prestigious St. Xavier’s School. In the desire to become a barrister, he enrolled at the Public School in Bridgeton, England in 1878, then studied law at the University of London, but returned home in 1880 without obtaining a degree. He married Mrinalini Devi in ​​1883. Tagore’s mother died in his childhood and his father was a widely travelled man, so he was raised mostly by servants. The Tagore family was a pioneer during the Bengal Renaissance. They published literary magazines; Bengali and Western classical music and theatre and screenplays were regularly performed there. Tagore’s father allowed many professional dhrupad musicians to stay at home and taught Indian classical music to the children was invited to teach.Rabindranath Tagore Biography

Then he moved to Amritsar Punjab, during his one-month stay in Amritsar in 1873, he was greatly influenced by the Good Morning Guruvani and Nanak Vani, which were sung at the Golden Temple to which both father and son were regular visitors. He mentioned it in his book Meri Yamand which was published in 1912.


Rabindranath TagoreDetails
Real NameRabindranath Tagore
Nick NameGurudev
Date Of Birth7 May 1861
Birth PlaceJorasanko Thakurbari, Kolkata
Death Date07 August 1941
HometownJorasanko Thakurbari, Kolkata
HobbiesDrawing and Painting
Rabindranath Tagore SalaryNot Known
Offical Web siteNot Known

Height, Weight & Physical Appearance

Rabindranath TagoreBody Measurements
Height in Centimeters175 cm
Height in meters1.75 m
Height in Feet5 feet 9 inches
Weight in KilogramsNot Known
Weight in PoundsNot Known
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorGrey

Family & Marital Status

Rabindranath TagoreFamily Details
FatherDebendranath Tagore
MotherSarada Devi
BrotherDwijendranath, Satyendranath, Jyotirindranath
SistersSwarnakumari ,
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/ SpouseMrinalini Devi
SonRathindranath Tagore, Shamindranath Tagore
DaughterMadhurilata Devi, Meera Devi, Renuka Tagore

Education – School & College

Rabindranath TagoreQualification
SchoolSt. Xavier's Collegiate School
College / UniversityPresidency University, UCL Faculty of Laws
Educational QualificationBachelor of Law

Like & Dislike

Reading BooksAlcohol

Contact Details

Rabindranath TagoreContact Information
Phone NumberNot Known
E-mailNot Known
House AddressJorasanko Thakurbari, Kolkata

Most Famous Books

1884Bhanusimha Thakurer Padabali
1910Gora (novel)
1912The Post Office
1913The Gardener
1913Sadhana, The Realisation of Life
1916The Home and the World
1916Stray Birds
1929Shesher Kabita

Net Worth

Rabindranath TagoreNet Worth in 2020Net Worth in 2021
In RupeesNot KnownNot Known
In DollarsNot KnownNot Known

Favourite Things

Rabindranath TagoreFavourite Things
Favourite FoodDudh Shuktani
Favourite LeaderMahatma Gandhi
Favourite ColourBlue and yellow
Least Favourite subjectEnglish

Interesting Fact

  • He was not only the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize, but also the first non-European to mark his prominence in literature
  • Many people know that he wrote 2 national anthems. “Jana Gana Mana” for India and “Amar Sonar Bangla” for Bangladesh. Not many know that he also inspired the national anthem of Sri Lanka “Sri Lanka Math”. Some also believe that Tagore composed the entire song.
  • He has invested his Nobel Prize money in building the “Visva-Bharati” school in Santiniketan. The school ran on the Shantiniketan education system and brought the country many eminent personalities, Amartya Sen, Satyajit Ray, and Indira Gandhi to name a few among many others.
  • At the age of sixty, Tagore started drawing and painting and many of his works were successfully exhibited across Europe. His strange colour schemes and off-beat aesthetic made people realize he was red-green colour blind
  • In 2004, Tagore’s Nobel Prize medal was stolen in theft in Santiniketan. The Swedish Academy awarded him again in the form of two replicas, one gold and one silver.

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