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Rajat Sharma Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Kids, Family, Height

Rajat Sharma Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Kids, Family, Height

Rajat Sharma is a prominent Indian journalist and TV anchor. He is famous for his show, Aap Ki Adalat and Aaj Ki Baat news bulletin. Sharma is celebrated for his calm and cool nature and the way in which he organizes his program.

Rajat Sharma was born on 18th February 1957 in Delhi, India to a poor family. As of 2019, his age is 62 years old with his birth sign Aquarius. Regarding his parents and siblings, there is no information. Rajat faced many difficulties and hardships while growing up. He grew up in extreme poverty in a 100 square foot home in India with his six brothers and one sister, an ailing mother, father, and sister that also without any water and electricity.

Sharma holds an Indian nationality and belongs to an Asian ethnic background. Schooling for him was the shabbiest municipality school, bathing was to do at a communal bathing house, and studying for him was like sitting under the lamp post at a nearby railway station at night.

He attended Sanatan Dharma Middle School till 12th, after which he could get admission into Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), one of the premier colleges in the country for commerce studies. He is the former Delhi University Students Union Secretary in 1977 from ABVP.

Professional Career

After finishing his study, Rajat Sharma worked as a researcher and subsequently started to write for magazines. After that, he started his journalism career with Onlooker as a trainee reporter in 1982. In the year 1984, he climbed the ladder and thus promoted to chief of bureau and editor in 1985. Also, he worked as an editor at Sunday Observer and The Daily. He began his TV career with Aap Ki Adalat, the interview program in the format of court.

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Caption: Rajat Sharma at Aaj Ki Baat

His first episode features Lalu Prasad Yadav and was aired on March 14, 1993. At that time, the show was an instant hit and gained a huge name as well as fame. Also, the show still hosts many big figures from different fields and draws the attention of many people. In 2004, along with other journalists, Rajat launched the India TV  News channel and was highly applauded for the serious content of the channel. India TV is flourishing day by day and holds one of the best studios in India with state-of-the-art-technology.

Rajat’s Tv Show Aap Ki Adalat and Awards

Aap Ki Adalat with Narendra Modi just before the General elections was iconic and broke all TRP rating records of TV news viewership and paves the path for Modi for prime ministership. Moreover, his other programs like Aaj Ki Baat, news bulletin, are also equally popular for his nature of asking direct questions but in a subtle way. Apart from that, Sharma did not allow the guest to run away without giving all relevant answers.

He comes from a very honest background and rose to the top with his hard works. That’s why Rajat is India’s most powerful news editor to date. Further, Rajat Sharma received Tarun Kranti Award in 2014 and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2015 in the field of Literature and education. In 2014, the board of News Broadcasters Association appointed Rajat as its president.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Rajat Sharma?

Rajat Sharma has earned a huge name, fame, friendship, and fortune. Also, he has an estimated net worth of around $16 Million dollars (Rs.107 Crores), and he earns an annual income of $4 million dollars (Rs.26 Crores)and considered as a strong force in the entrepreneurial line of news media.

The main source of income for Rajat Sharma is the fee he receives for journalism. Also, he works for many shows and that guarantees him a handsome income. He recently bought a brand new BMW luxury car for Rs 65 Lakhs. The net worth of Rajat Sharma seems a hike of 22% over the past few years. As per some sources Rajat Sharma’s net worth is likely to grow by around 29% in the upcoming days.

Who is Rajat Sharma’s wife?

Rajat Sharma is a married man, he married Ritu Dhawan. Well, Ritu Dhawan is the current Managing Director and CEO of India TV. There is no information about how the pair met at first as well as dating history. However, the couple tied the knot in1997 and the couple looks really cute together. They are together for more than 22 years still have not shared any news regarding their kids.

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Caption: Rajat Sharma  with his wife Ritu Dhawan

Ritu Dhawan and Rajat Sharma launched India TV on May 20, 2004, just 2 days before BJP’s tenure. India TV is the channel of a company, Independent News Service. Ritu Dhawan and Rajat founded Independent News Service in 1998.

Rajat is an open BJP supporter and was a very active RSS member in his youth and still holds a soft corner for those institutions. Many journalists and people accused him of running a successful pro-Modi campaign before the election and is still running it now and enjoys political favors from the ruling government. Currently, there are no rumors concerning his life and career. The married couple is living a blessed full life with their children.

Rajat Sharma’s Height & Weight

Rajat Sharma stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall with an average weight of 70 Kgs. Besides this, he has a pair of eyes with black color and black color hair. Regarding his other body measurement are unknown.

Rajat Sharma on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Rajat is quiet on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. He has more than 3.36m followers on his Twitter account and over 1.7m followers on his Facebook account. Further, he is not active on Instagram.

Facts of Rajat Sharma Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Kids, Family, Height

Full NameRajat Sharma
Net Worth $16 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 18, 1957
Age 65 years 4 months
Horoscope Aquarius
Place Of BirthDelhi
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)
Weight70 Kh
ProfessionIndian journalist and TV anchor
EducationSri Ram College of Commerce
SpouseRitu Dhawan
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