Vijayan was born on 24 May 1945 in Pinarayi village of Malabar district in Madras Presidency, as the youngest son of Koran and Kalyani. He had 14 siblings of which only three survived. After graduating from school, Pinarayi Vijayan Family worked as a handloom weaver for a year before joining for Pre-university course in the Government Brennen College. Thalassery. Subsequently, he earned B.A. Pinarayi Vijayan Family Economics degree from the same college.
He is married to Kamala Vijayan and has two children, T Veena and Vivek Kiran. His wife is a retired teacher. Their son studied MBA at Birmingham University and now works in HSBC bank, in Abu Dhabi, and daughter Veena, after completing a ten-year-long career in the information technology (IT) sector, started an IT company of her own in 2015 in Bangalore. Pinarayi Vijayan FamilyT Veena had worked for 8 years in Oracle and then was the CEO of RP Techsoft. Vijayan and his wife resides in the official residence of the Chief Minister at Trivandrum
Pinarayi Vijayan is the current Chief Minister of Kerala. Pinarayi Vijayan Family Assembly elections, Vijayan won from the Dharmadom constituency with a margin of 36,905 votes. He was sworn in as the 12th Chief Minister of Kerala on 25 May 2016.