Vaibhav Gehlot was born on 2 June 1980 (age 38 years; as in 2018) in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He has done his schooling from Air Force Bal Bharati School, New Delhi. He then went on to pursue his Bachelor’s Degree in Law from ILS Law College, Pune. Vaibhav has always lived a simple life and did not indulge in a luxurious lifestyle. He has been in the Youth Congress since 2004 but did not take part in active politics. Vaibhav used to manage his father’s political campaign and has also worked in the Jodhpur constituency without being actively participating in politics. Although Vaibhav wanted to take part in politics in the 2009 elections, Ashok Gehlot did not want him to be involved in politics. Vaibhav then again approached his father in 2018 to contest the elections and he agreed. His father consulted the top leadership and then finally it was announced that Vaibhav will be contesting the elections from the Jodhpur Constituency, which was previously Ashok Gehlot’s seat and he has been an MP from the Jodhpur Constituency for 5 times since 1980.
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Vaibhav Gehlot was born in a Backward Mali (Gardener) Community (OBC). His father, Ashok Gehlot, is the Chief Minister of Rajasthan. His mother, Sunita Gehlot, is a homemaker. His sister, Sonia Gehlot, is married.
He got married on 15 July 2005 to Himanshi. They have a daughter, Kashwini Gehlot.
Vaibhav Gehlot joined the Youth Congress in 2004. He then became a member of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) in 2010. He used to manage and handle his father’s political campaigns over the years but did not get directly involved in politics. In 2014, he was appointed as the Secretary of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). In 2018, he was included in the All India Congress Committee (AICC). On 28 March 2019, the Congress announced Vaibhav as its Lok Sabha candidate from the Jodhpur Constituency.
- Before he entered politics, Vaibhav used to run a Car Rental Company and a Consultancy.
- His wife, Himanshi Gehlot, never got involved in active politics. She had always been interested in social work and helps children suffering from cancer through an NGO called Initiative Helping Hands Society. She also works for many other NGO’s.
- His daughter also takes part in these NGO’s along with her mother and also volunteers at times for some o the initiatives. Recently she took part in an initiative for hair donation for the children suffering cancer and donated her hair too.
- After Vaibhav’s name was announced as the Lok Sabha candidate from Jodhpur, he thanked Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Sachin Pilot for their support and belief in him.