She is the wife of the Indian politician Lalua Prasad Yadav, former Chief Minister of Bihar and former Railway Minister of India. Her younger son Tejashwi Yadav currently serves as the 4th Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and at 26 years, is the youngest to hold the coveted office, while elder son Tej Pratap Yadav occupies the post of Bihar Health Minister. Speculation is rife that Rabri is certain to ascend into the Rajya Sabha either from Uttar Pradesh or Bihar in 2016.
She contested from Saran constituency in 2014 Loksabha election but lost.
The appointment of Rabri Devi as the Chief Minister of Bihar came under severe satirical criticism and stiff opposition, because she was illiterate and had little experience or interest in politics.
She is a Member of the Legislative Council for Bihar Vidhan Parishad who has served three terms as the Chief Minister, of Bihar, India, as a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal political party, between 1997 and 2005.
Married Laloo Prasad Yadav, 1973. 9 children.