Manoj Rajapaksa is a Sri Lankan-born engineer living and working in the United States of America (USA). He is the son of the former President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksewho fled to Sri Lanka in July 2022 amid the Sri Lankan economic crisis.
Daminda Manoj Rajapaksa was born on Thursday, 16 December 1982.age 39 years; by 2021) in Sri Lanka. Their zodiac sign is Sagittarius. After completing his schooling at Covina High School in the US, he did a double majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Duke University, US. Manoj Rajapaksa also earned a master’s degree in systems engineering from the University of Southern California.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx): 65 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: dark brown
Manoj Rajapaksa belongs to the Sri Lankan Rajapaksa family of affluent politicians.
parents and siblings
His grandfather DA Rajapaksa was a freedom fighter and politician.
his father, Gotabaya Rajapakse, is a retired Sri Lankan Army lieutenant colonel and former President of Sri Lanka. his mother, Ioma RajapakseShe was the first lady of Sri Lanka from 2019 to 2022. He is the only child of his parents.
wife and children
His wife’s name is Sevandhi Liyanarachi. Both got married to each other on 30 June 2011.
The couple has a daughter named Dulnya Rajapakse.
He lives at House No. 1866, Houston Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611, USA.
After completing his formal education, Manoj Rajapakse started working as an engineering consultant with a Malaysian based telecommunications company, Celcom, where he worked from 2013 to 2014. After switching a few more jobs, Manoj Rajapakse began working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (NASA) as a principal investigator and systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab.
Facts / Trivia
- Manoj Rajapaksa has also served with the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area municipality as a member of its advisory board.
- On 17 July 2022, Sri Lankan Americans protest outside Manoj Rajapaksa’s residence in the US, after Manoj Rajapaksa’s parents fled Sri Lanka during the economic crisis in Sri Lanka. Allegedly, he demanded that gotabaya The money stolen from the Sri Lankans should be returned. The protesters also questioned the ways in which Manoj acquired many expensive properties across the US in such a short span of time. One of the protestors gave an interview and said,
We are in the Los Angeles Sunland neighborhood. We are in front of the house of Gotabaya Rakapakse’s son Manoj Rajapakse. He has stolen money from the people of Sri Lanka and bought this luxury property. This is our money. This is our property. There are only a few of us here today but if your father does not leave his post, we will come here in thousands. When Manoj Rajapaksa first arrived in the United States, he had no place to live, but now he has many big houses within the US, how is it possible to buy so much property in such a short span of time? It is a very peaceful protest and the son has to ask the father to step down at the earliest. ,
- Following the protests on 17 July 2022, many Sri Lankans criticized the protesters, who had protested outside Manoj Rajapaksa’s home in the US, saying that Manoj and his wife were apolitical and that they had played their father’s politics in Sri Lanka. I never interfered. Lanka. Supporters also said that it was wrong to link Gotabaya’s presidency in Sri Lanka with Manoj’s life in the United States.