Rabi Lamichhane Biography, Wiki, Wife, Net Worth, Age, Family, Children, Parents - Naija News 247

Rabi Lamichhane Biography, Wiki, Wife, Net Worth, Age, Family, Children, Parents

Lamichhane is a former television personality who came to fame attempting to set the Guinness world record for hosting the longest-ever marathon television talk show in April 2013. He resigned as managing director of Galaxy 4K TV in June 2022 and announced the formation of the Rastriya Swatantra Party to contest the 2022 Nepalese general election.

Rabi Lamichhane Biography

Rabi Lamichhane (born September 13, 1974) is a Nepalese politician and chairman of the Rastriya Swatantra Party. He is currently serving as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs, in office since 26 December 2022. He was elected to the House of Representatives from Chitwan 2 in the 2022 general election.

Rabi Lamichhane Career

Lamichhane rose to fame as the host of a television show on the News24 aimed at setting the world record for longest marathon hosting of a television show in April 2013. He selected the ‘Buddha was born in Nepal’ theme in order to “help promote Nepal globally”. The previous record was set by two Ukrainian presenters who stayed on the air for 52 hours in 2011. He interviewed politicians, journalists and celebrities, and took phone calls from viewers. While he set the Guinness world record at over 62 hours in April 2013, the record has since been broken by Alexandru Raducanu of Romania, who hosted an over 72-hour-long show

On 16 June 2022, Lamichhane announced his resignation from Galaxy 4K TV in order to contest the 2022 general elections later in the year for a seat to the House of Representatives. He announced the formation of a new political party, the Rastriya Swatantra Party on 21 June 2022. He registered his candidacy from Chitwan 2. His car was vandalized while on the campaign trail in Chitwan on 13 November 2022.

Lamichhane was elected with a majority of 34,312 votes, defeating Nepali Congress’ Umesh Shrestha, an incumbent minister of state, and CPN (UML)’s Krishna Bhakta Pokhrel, the incumbent member of the constituency. In the aftermath of the election, his party supported Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s nomination for prime minister, and Lamichhane led the RSP in government as deputy prime minister and minister for home affairs, and was sworn in on 26 December 2022.

Rabi Lamichhane Age, Height, Weight

Rabi is 48 years old with around 5 feet and 7 inches tall in height.

Rabi Lamichhane Nationality, Ethnicity

Lamichhane was an American citizen from 2007 to 2017. His previous Nepali citizenship was revived following the renouncement of his American citizenship. During his campaign for the 2022 general election, a complaint was filed calling for his candidacy be scrapped. The complainant claimed that he had not renounced his Nepali citizenship while being an American citizen and Nepali law does not allow the provision of dual citizenship.

Rabi Lamichhane Wife, Children

Rabi Lamichhane was married to Isha Lamichhane for 24 years until their divorce in 2019. They had been separated for 10 years prior to their divorce. He married Nepal Film Development Board chair, Nikita Poudel on 21 January 2019. Lamichhane has two daughters with his first wife.

Rabi Lamichhane Net Worth, Salary

Rabi Lamichhane Salary is between 1 Lakh to 2 Lakhs and Yearly Net worth is 2 Crores to 5 Crore in average, it will be 2.5 Crores.

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