Shavkat Mirziyoyev Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Uzbekistan

Shavkat-Mirziyoyev

Biography of Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Shavkat Mirziyoyev is an Uzbek politician who has served as the President of Uzbekistan and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Uzbekistan since 14 December 2016. Previously, Mirziyoyev led the government as Prime Minister of Uzbekistan from 2003 to 2016.

His political career first began after joining the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s, where he was elected as a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR. Samarqand as governor (hakim) before being appointed head of government by then President Islam Karimov.

After the death of President Karimov, Mirziyoyev was appointed by the Oliy Majlis as the deputy president of Uzbekistan on September 8, 2016.

He was then elected to a full five-year term as president in the 2016 elections by the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (O’zLiDeP), winning 88.6% of the vote.

Age of Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Shavkat Mirziyoyev was born on July 24, 1957, in the Zaamin region of Uzbekistan. He is 65 years old.

Height of Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Mirziyoyev stands at an average height of 1.68 m.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev family

Shavkat was born and raised in the Zaamin region of Uzbekistan to the caring parents of Miromon Mirziyoyev. However, information about his family members is under review and this section will be updated as soon as possible.

Spouse Shavkat Mirziyoyev

He is married to his beautiful wife Ziroatkhon Hoshimova. The couple is blessed with three children Miralisher Mirziyoyev, Shakhnoza Mirziyoyeva and Saida Mirziyoyeva.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev net worth

Mirziyoyev has an estimated net worth of $7 million.

Career Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Mirziyoyev was re-elected for a second five-year term with 80.3% of the vote in the 2021 presidential election, and then again for a renewed first seven-year term with 87.7% of the vote in the 2023 snap presidential election as an independent candidate with the support of O’zLiDeP, following a constitutional amendment that allowed him to legally run for a third time after his presidential term was reinstated.

Under his presidency, Shavkat implemented a series of liberal reforms in Uzbekistan’s political and economic system attracting foreign investment, improving relations with neighboring Central Asian countries and political prisoners, notably accompanied by the closure of the notorious Jaslyk prison in 2019. In late 2021, he announced a series of constitutional reforms that included the abolition of the death penalty and the protection of human rights, which were ratified after the 2023 constitutional referendum with an overwhelming 90.6% of support.

One of the proposed changes initially included removing the semi-autonomous Karakalpakstan’s right to secede, which led to deadly unrest in the region in July 2022 with protests brutally suppressed and the controversial proposal scrapped.

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