KK Pathak Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Height, & More

K K Pathak, or Keshav Kumar Pathak, is a senior officer in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from Bihar. He’s gained attention for things he’s said and done that caused controversy. He completed his studies in a certain place. On February 2, 2023, a video showing him using bad language became really popular on social media. He joined the IAS in 1985 in Gujarat. Right now, Pathak works for the government on a special assignment as the Managing Director of the National Highway and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) under the Government of India.

KK Pathak Biography

KK Pathak, an Indian Civil Servant (IAS) from Bihar, made headlines for verbally attacking the deputy collector and the ‘BASA’ (Bihar Administrative Service Association) during a meeting. But before delving into his story, there’s recent news: once again, he’s been tasked with overseeing prohibition in Bihar. Additionally, Additional Chief Secretary Chaitanya Prasad, in charge of Registration, Excise, and Prohibition, has been relieved of this responsibility.

Pathak is renowned for his strictness and commitment to duty, yet infamous for his arrogance and verbally abusive conduct towards his colleagues and subordinates. He belongs to the 1990 batch of IAS officers.

K K Pathak IAS Picture
K K Pathak IAS Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Keshav Kumar Pathak
Nickname AKA KK Pathak
DOB (Date of Birth) 15 January 1968 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024) 56 years
Birth Place Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Uttar Pradesh
Religion Hindu


School High School
College/ University Gujarat University
Education Qualifications  Bachelor of Economics, M.Phil (Economics)

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 9”
Meter 1.75 m
Centimeters 175 cm
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Semi-bald
Body Measurements 37-30-24

Family Information

Father Name Major G.S. Pathak (Principal Secretary, Minor Water Recourses Department of Bihar
Mother Name N/A
Siblings N/A
Wife N/A
Children Son, 1 daughter 1


Girlfriend N/A


Profession Civil Servant (IAS)
Net Worth Rs. 10 crore


Color Black, Purple & Red
Food Kheer, Home Food, South Indian Food
Drink Kashmiri Kahwa
Actor/Actress Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Madhuri Dixit
Songs Abrar’s Entry Jamal Kudu (From “ANIMAL”)
Movies Padmaavat
Hobbies Dog Lover, Horse Riding, Wildlife Photography


His father, Major G.S. Pathak, held the position of Principal Secretary in Bihar’s Minor Water Resources Department. Details regarding his marital status are limited or not readily accessible.


Keshav Kumar Pathak was born on Monday, January 15, 1968, in Uttar Pradesh. As of 2024, he is 56 years old.


He finished his initial schooling in Gujarat and later pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Gujarat University. Following graduation, he earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.

Height and Weight

He stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 60 kilograms.

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K K Pathak, the son of the individual mentioned, is an IAS official from the 2017 batch and currently serves as the Sub-Divisional official of Gopalganj in Bihar. On the other hand, Shreya Pathak, his daughter, is a lawyer who graduated from the National Law School of India University in Bangalore.


Pathak’s journey as an IAS officer began in 1990. Throughout his career, he held diverse roles in Bihar, from Deputy Commissioner of Giridh to District Magistrate of Patna. He also served as Secretary of the Health Department, Principal Secretary of various departments like Industries and Minor Irrigation, and later in the Excise and Prohibition Department.

In 2016, Pathak made headlines for enforcing total alcohol prohibition in Bihar, which led to his transfer by the state government. His tenure at the Centre saw him in significant roles such as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence and Director in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Upon the alliance forming the Bihar government in 2015, he returned to Bihar from his Delhi posting.

His career saw resurgence in Bihar in 2021 when he was once again appointed as the Additional Chief Secretary of the Excise and Prohibition Department. However, facing opposition due to his stringent enforcement of the liquor barn, he was later transferred. Concurrently, Pathak also serves as the Director General of Bipard (Bihar Institute of Public Administration & Rural Development).

Net Worth

As an IAS officer holding the Additional Chief Secretary rank, Pathak receives a monthly salary of approximately Rs. 2.25 lakh according to the 7th Pay Commission. On top of this, he enjoys several allowances and benefits including house rent, dearness, medical, and travel allowances. Some sources estimate his net worth to be around Rs. 10 crore.

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