DY Chandrachud: Wiki, Caste, Net Worth, Age, Wife & more (2023)

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Who is DY Chandrachud?

On May 13, 2016, DY Chandrachud, an Indian attorney, was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India. He previously held the positions of Bombay High Court Judge (29 March 2000–30 October 2013) and 45th Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court (31 October 2013–12 May 2016). U. U. Lalit proposed Justice D. Y. Chandrachud as his replacement in October 2022. He became the 50th Chief Justice of India on November 9, 2022.

On November 11, 1959, a woman named Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud was born in India.He attended Cathedral and John Connon Schools in Mumbai and St. Columba’s School in Delhi for his education. He attended St Stephen’s College in New Delhi to pursue a BA (Hons.) in Economics, and he received his diploma there in 1979. He earned his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Delhi’s Faculty of Law in 1982. He graduated from Harvard Law School in the United States with a Master of Laws in 1983 and a Doctorate in Juridical Sciences (SJD) in 1986.

Justice Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, the father of DY Chandrachud, presided as India’s 16th Chief Justice from 1978 to 1985. The longest-serving Chief Justice in India is Y. V. Chandrachud, who held the position for 2696 days. Prabha Chandrachud, his mother, was a classical musician. He is a single parent.

Wikipedia Profile

Full NameDY Chandrachud
Known AsJustice DY Chandrachud
DOB November 11, 1959
Age64 (as of 2023)
Birth PlaceMumbai, India
Current LocationNew Delhi
DY Chandrachud Wikipedia


What is DY Chandrachud‘s age? His current age is 64 years (as of 2023).

Educational Career:

SchoolCathedral and John Connon School
Alma MaterUniversity of Delhi, Harvard Law School
Highest QualificationGraduate
DY Chandrachud Educational Career

Professional Career:

Chandrachud attended Delhi University to study law.On March 29, 2000, he was appointed to the Bombay High Court as a judge, where he remained until he was named Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court. He also served as the Maharashtra Judicial Academy’s Director during this time. Prior to his appointment to the Indian Supreme Court on May 13, 2016, he served as chief justice of the Allahabad High Court from October 31, 2013, to May 13, 2016.He joined the Collegium of the Supreme Court of India on April 24, 2021, and he was designated chief justice of India on October 17, 2022, and on November 9, 2022, he was sworn in as the 50th chief justice of India following the retirement of the outgoing chief justice, Uday Umesh Lalit.

He has served on the highest number of constitution benches  established during his time on the Supreme Court to hear cases involving constitutional issues. His lead opinion in the unanimous nine-judge bench decision of the Indian Supreme Court in Justice K. S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) and Anr. vs. Union Of India And Ors., which affirmed that the right to privacy is a constitutionally guaranteed right, is one of his notable rulings. Some of his renowned Verdicts are:-

  • Decriminalising Section 377
  • Equal Roles for Women in Army
  • Aadhaar – The biometric project
  • Bhima Koregaon Case
  • Sabarimala Verdict
  • Freedom of Speech and others

Height & Weight

Height5 feet 9 inches (approx)
Weight75kg (approx)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
DY Chandrachud Physical Appearance

What is DY Chandrachud’s height? He has an attractive physique and a lovely appearance.  He also has a height of 5 feet 9 inches (approx) and a weight of 75kg (approx)

Net Worth

What is DY Chandrachud’s Net Worth? His net worth is $3M US Dollar(approx) as of 2023.

Family, Marital Status, Husband

Marital StatusMarried
HusbandKalpana Das
Father / Mother Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud / Prabha Chandrachud
SonChintan Chandrachud and Abhinav Chandrachud
DY Chandrachud Family
In 2007, Rashmi, Chandrachud’s first wife, passed away from cancer. A short while later, he wed Kalpana Das. The couple took in two daughters as foster children. Chintan Chandrachud and Abhinav Chandrachud, both activists, are their two children.

Likes & Dislikes

Favourite ActorDharmendra
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite FoodSouth Indian Cuisine
Favourite Place Paris
Favourite ColorWhite
DY Chandrachud Likes & Dislikes


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  • Does DY Chandrachud smoke?
  • Does DY Chandrachud drink alcohol?

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