Rohitha Rajapaksa (born June 15, 1989) is a Sri Lankan Sportsman, Engineer, and Pilot from Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is famous for being the youngest son of Mahinda Rajapaksa (Sri Lankan Politician and Former President). Furthermore, the 29-year-old Rajapaksa is a space systems engineer.
Rohitha plays Rugby as he joined the Sri Lanka Navy Rugby team. Moreover, he was also the captain of the Navy SC unbeaten league champions in the years 2013-14. The sportsman was also the leader of teams like Stallions and Access Kings.
In his career in rugby, Rajapaksa was fortunate enough to captain the Army SC in 2014-15. Later, the player served Havelocks SC in 2015-16. In addition, Rohitha was a part of team Softlogic Warriors. His team emerged third place in Super Sevens in 2016.
Recently, Rohitha married his longtime girlfriend named Tatyana Lee Jayaratne in Weeraketiya. His wife is a model and a young businesswoman.
Many politicians like Mangala Samaraweera, Kabir Hashim, and Sagala Ratnayaka came to his wedding in order to give their blessings. In fact, Ranil Wickremesinghe (Prime Minister of Sri Lanka) also present at the ceremony. He is also a longtime friend of Rohitha’s dad.
Profile, Parents & Before Fame
The engineer was born on the 15th of June 1989 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Hence, Rohitha Rajapaksa’s age is 29 years old, as of 2018. His father Mahinda Rajapaksa served as the President of Sri Lanka and Leader of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party from 2005 to 2015.
Rohitha’s mother Shiranthi Rajapaksa is a child-psychologist and educator. Furthermore, he also has two elder brothers named Yoshitha and Namal Rajapaksa. Rohitha earned a degree from St. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia in 2008.
Later, he studied B.Eng. in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Southampton. The player graduated from the University in 2011. Moreover, he also completed his M.Eng. in Space Systems Engineering.
Moreover, he also earned M.Phil. degree from the The University of Colombo. Currently, the engineer is pursuing Ph.D. in Mathematical Optimization of Space Debris Mitigation and Strategy Analysis.
|Full Birth Name||Rohitha Rajapaksa.|
|Profession||Sportsman, Engineer, and Pilot.|
|Age (As of 2018)||29 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 15, 1989.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Colombo, Sri Lanka.|
|Famous For||Being the youngest son of Mahinda Rajapaksa (Sri Lankan Politician and Former President).|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Gemini.|
|Current Residence||Sri Lanka.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187 lbs.
|Biceps Size||16 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||42-32-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||12.|
|Tattoos details?||Will update.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Mother: Shiranthi Rajapaksa.
|Siblings||Brother: 1. Yoshitha Rajapaksa
2. Namal Rajapaksa.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not available.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Tatyana Jayaratne.|
|Highest Qualification||Pursuing Ph.D.|
|School||High School in Sri Lanka.|
|Alma Mater||1. The University of Colombo.
2. The University of Southampton.
3. St. Thomas’ College.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Italy.|
|Favorite Color||Blue and White.|
|Love to do||Music, Traveling, & Working out in the gym.|
|Favorite Dishes||Sri Lankan Food.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$350,000 US Dollars (As of 2018).|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Rohitha Rajapaksa
- He is also involved in a Doctorate in Business Administration along with Ph.D.
- Rohitha Rajapaksa stands tall at 5 Feet 10 Inches height (178 centimeters) and his body weight is 85 kilograms (187 Pounds) approximately.
- Furthermore, he also gained fame as a singer.
- His brother Yoshitha was Lieutenant in the Sri Lanka Navy.
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- Moreover, Rohitha’s nickname is Chichi.
- The 29-year-old player is also popular on Instagram having 134+ k followers.
- The engineer is also obsessed with working out in the gym.
- He has visited Taj Mahal in India in 2018 along with his love partner Tatyana Lee Jayaratne.