K. Sivan (ISRO ChairPerson) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Dr Kailasavadivoo Sivan in an Indian Space Scientist and Chairperson of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization). He was born on 14 April 1957. Before ISRO he served as Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Center and the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre.

Unknown Facts.

  • He is a son of a Farmer and Studied in Local Government School.
  • K Sivan is the First graduate person in his family.
  • He never went to any tuition or coaching classes.
  • He own coding a Software called Sitara which was used in the launch vehicles to control the rocket’s trajectory. This software earned him fame within the space organisation.
  • In Class 9th he used to sold Mangoes in the Nearby Market to pay his School fee.


Real NameDr Kailasavadivoo Sivan
Nick NameK. Sivan & Rocket Man of India.
ProfessionIndian Space Scientist & The Chairperson of
Indian Space Research Organization.

Physical Stats & More

Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 153 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack & White

Personal Life

Date of Birth14 April 1957
Age (as in 2019)62 Years
BirthplaceMela Sarakkalvilai, Kanyakumari District, (Present-Day Tamil Nadu),
Zodiac signGemini
HometownTamil Nadu
SchoolTamil medium Government school in Mela Sarakkalvilai Village
CollegeSouth Travancore Hindu College, Nagercoil(B.Sc)
Madras Institute of Technology (BE)
Indian Institute of Science (ME)
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (PhD)


HobbiesStudy & Writing

Favorite Things

Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth
Favorite ActressHema Malini
Favorite MusicOld Music
Favorite Food Unknown
Favorite SnacksUnknown
Favorite SportsUnknown


  • 1999 – Shri Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research award
  • 2007 – ISRO merit award
  • 2011 – Dr Biren Roy Space Science award
  • 2013 – Distinguished Alumnus Award from MIT Alumni Association, Chennai
  • 2018 – Distinguished Alumnus Award from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • 2014 – Doctor of Science from Sathyabama University, Chennai in April 2014.
  • 2019 – Tamil Nadu government’s Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award.

Girl Friend, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
WifeMalathi Sivan
Malathi Sivan


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