Akhilesh Yadav was born in Saifai, Etawah District, Uttar Pradesh. He was born to Malti Devi and Mulayam Singh Yadav, later Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was schooled at the Dholpur Military School in Rajasthan, then obtained his Bachelor's and master's degrees in Civil Environmental Engineering at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE). He also has a master's degree in environmental engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Akhilesh Yadav is a vegetarian and is married Dimple Yadav on 24 November 1999 and has two daughters and a son. Dimple is also a politician. Akhilesh Yadav is an Indian politician who is the current President of Samajwadi Party. He was also the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 2012-2017. Having assumed office on 15 March 2012 at the age of 38, he is the youngest person to have held the office. His first significant success in politics was his election as a member of the Lok Sabha for the Kannauj constituency.