Gita Gopinath Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Husband, Net Worth

Gita Gopinath is an Indian -American who worked as a professor in Harvard University and also as an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. She has recently been appointed as the Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Gita Gopinath

Net Worth

As of 2018, the total net worth of Gita Gopinath is 800,000 US dollars

Income Source

The main source of income for the professor is the income that she earns as a professor in universities

Real Name: Gita Gopinath
Date of Birth: 08 December 1971
Age: 46 Years
Nick Name: Gita
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Marital Status: Married

Personal Background

Gita Gopinath was born in Kolkata, India and completed her schooling in Mysore. The name of her school was Nirmala Convent School. Her parents, TV Gopinath and VC Vijayalakshmi belong to Kannur in Kerala and she is the younger of their two daughters. Gopinath also holds a B.A degree from Lady Shri Ram College of Commerce and has completed her masters in economics from the prestigious Delhi School of Economics. Not only that, Gopinath has completed her M.A from the University of Washington and is also a Ph.D from Princeton University.


Gita Gopinath has been appointed as the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund. prior to this, she was also a professor at Harvard university as well as at the University of Chicago. She has been the co-editor of the famous Harvard Economic Review as well as the Handbook of International Economics.

Her writings on the exchange rates have been well received and she is known to challenge the existing thought process as far as exchange rates and other things are concerned.

Personal Life

Gita Gopinath is married to Iqbal Singh Dhaliwal who happens to be the executive director at Abdul latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Economics. Together, they have a son and have named him Rohil.

More Information

Gita Gopinath is the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies as well as Economics at Harvard University. She was earlied placed as a professor at the University of Chicago. She is also a visiting scholar at the much prestigious Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and a member in the panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

It was in 2017 that Gita was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Washington and was also named as one of the top 25 economists that were under the age of 45. Finally, at the G-20, Gita was a member of the Eminent Persons Advisory Group.

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