Senator Asif Zardari hails from a renowned family of Sindh. He was born on 21st June, 1955 in Nawabshah. After having his early education from Cadet College Petaro, Dadu, Mr. Asif Zardari got a diploma in business and economics from the Pedinton School, London (UK). He engaged himself in looking after the family lands and property and also provided a helping hand to his father Mr. Hakim Ali Zardari in his business pursuits. His keen interest in the social functions brought him into lime-light even in his twenties.
He has the unique honour of being the son-in-law of the founder and Chairman of the Pakistan People Party and the first ever elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. He was elected as a Member of the National Assembly in 1988, 1990 and again in 1993. He also served as the Federal Minister in 1993 and again from 1995 to 1996.
Mr. Asif Ali Zardari was elected as a Member of the Senate of Pakistan in March, 1997, for a period of six years.