Monicka Vadera Poonawalla is a jewellery curator. She is the cousin of Robert Vadra; husband of Priyanka Gandhi.
She was born on 2 May in New Delhi. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She joined National Institute of Fashion Technology in New Delhi, and later, attended the University of Auckland, New Zealand to complete her course in graphic design, marketing, and illustration.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Husband
She was born into a Punjabi-Khatri Hindu Family. Her father, Ved Vadera is a retired IAF officer who is the brother of Late Rajendra Vadra; father of Robert Vadra. Her sister-in-law is Priyanka Gandhi.
She was in a long term relationship with the political analyst, Tehseen Poonawalla. Robert and Priyanka had convinced Monicka’s father for her marriage with Tehseen. The couple got married on 29 March 2016 at Meridien Hotel in Delhi, and it was attended by the by many prominent politicians including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.
As per the sources, she used to work as a Director in D & A shoes before starting her own venture. On 6 October 2017, she launched her own jewellery retail venture, ‘House of MVJ’ in Koregaon Park, Maharashtra.
Monicka and her husband broke all the ties with Tehseen’s younger brother Shehzad Poonawalla; as he commented against the Congress party leaders in 2017. Monicka tweeted,
My family & I neither have any relation, association nor wish to comment on the issue or the said individual Shehzad Poonawalla. Please refrain from tweeting/contacting me for the same.”
- Her hobbies include travelling and partying with friends.
- She is often seen consuming alcohol in parties.
- She is a social activist too and has worked against the sacrifice of goats for religious purposes.
- She is a dog lover and has named her dog- Miyaki Poonawalla.