Chandra Arya Net Worth 2023, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Chandra Arya net worth

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Chandra Arya is an Indo-Canadian politician. He is a member of the Liberal Party and represents the riding of Nepean in the House of Commons of Canada since the 2015 federal election.

Early life

NameChandra Arya
Net Worth$5 million
Age60 years
Chandra Arya net worth

Chandrakanth “Chandra” Arya MP was born in 1963 (age 60 years) in India. He is the son of Indian parents and is a native of Dwarlu village, Sira Taluk, Tumakuru district, Karnataka state. He did his M.B.A from Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Dharwad which is affiliated with Karnatak University, Dharwad. In 2006, Arya immigrated to Canada. He was the chairman of the Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber prior to entering politics.

Political career

Chandra Arya was elected to represent the riding of Nepean in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election and subsequently re-elected in the 2019 federal election. He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on International Trade.

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In 2016, political journalist Kady O’Malley reported that Arya faced an ethics inquiry after awarding 26 graduating elementary, middle school students high school student either an Amazon Kindle e-reader or $500 in cash for showing “perseverance in the face of adversity”. Arya defended himself against accusations that he violated the House of Commons conflict of interest code by stating that the Nepean Liberal Riding Association paid for the award.

Chandra Arya apologized in 2021 after a staffer emailed private information of nine hundred constituents to CPC staffers. The CPC told their staffers to delete the email and Arya didn’t face any sanctions due to Canadian privacy laws.

Arya was reelected in the 2021 federal election despite criticism from the members of the Ottawa Punjabi Association, who put up anti-Arya signs during the campaign, Sean Devine, the NDP candidate as well as the Conservative Party (CPC) candidate over his performance representing the riding. In 2022, Arya became the first member of parliament to speak in Kannada, his mother tongue, in the House of Commons of Canada.

He blamed “Khalistani extremists” for vandalizing Hindu temples in Toronto. When filmmaker Leena Manimekalai faced backlash online for a poster of her movie Kaali, which depicted the Hindu goddess, Kali smoking and holding an LGBT flag, he condemned the poster on Twitter. This prompted criticism from over a hundred academics, activists and community organization members, who sent a letter to Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau.

In November Chandra Arya’s private member bill, which proclaimed that November is Hindu Heritage Month passed unanimously. When Arya raised a flag on Parliament Hill to celebrate the event; academics from the Université du Québec à Montréal, Hindus for Human Rights and the Canadian Council of Muslim Women sent letters to Trudeau due to their belief that it appeared that flag represented the Hindu nationalist organization, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Arya told CBC News that the flag “represented the Hindu faith” and “not support for any political organization”.

In February 2023, Global News reported that from July 2020 to September 30, 2022, Arya outpaced his house colleagues in “protocol” gifts by purchasing 1,025 plaques for a total worth of $21,931 by using taxpayer funds. Global noted that contracted to a single company SINIX Media Group, who received fifty-three contracts for an amount of $53,681.50 from Arya’s constituency office over the same period.

Chandra Arya told the outlet that the plaques were for his constituents but ignored any questions about a working relationship with the firm’s chief executive officer. On April 14th, 2023, Arya sponsored a petition, e-4395 which called on the Liberal government to reconsider setting up a “foreign influence transparency registry.”.

Arya told Global News that he agrees with the concerns expressed by the petitioners. Trudeau, who was asked about the petition, responded by saying he supported the registry but argued to be cautious with the implementation.


Chandra Arya is married to his wife Sangeetha Arya, they had their wedding in Canada. Chandra and his wife Sangeethe have kids together.

Chandra Arya net worth

How much is Chandra Arya worth? Chandra Arya net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. Chandra Arya’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $350,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Canada. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.