Rajat Sharma Age, Biography, Net-Worth, Journalist, Wife

Rajat Sharma (born on 18th February 1957) is an Indian journalist and editor-in-chief of India TV which is a Hindi news channel. He’s additionally the proprietor and chairman of the identical. His channel is the most-watched news channel in India. Rajat is well-known for his present referred to as Aap Ki Adalat on his channel.

He has hosted greater than 750 celebrities on his present and mentioned numerous points intimately with them. His present is the longest-running present within the historical past of Indian tv. He has been awarded the Best Anchor Award a lot of occasions and he even acquired the Indian Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. Rajat Sharma is at present the president of the News Broadcasters Association Of India (NBA) and vice chairman of Strategic Affairs of The Indian Broadcasting Foundation.

rajat sharma biography

Rajat Sharma Biography

Name  Rajat Sharma
Nickname Rajat
Profession  Journalist, Editor-in-chief, 
Height  5’11” or 1.80 m or 180 cm
Weight  70 kg or 154 lbs
Body Measurements  36-13-30
Date of Birth  18th February, 1957 (63 years as of 2020)
Zodiac Aquarius
Birthplace  Delhi, India
Hometown  Delhi, India
Residence  Delhi, India
Nationality  Indian
Religion Hinduism
School Ramjas School, Delhi, India
College/University  Shree Ram College of Commerce, Delhi
Educational Qualifications  Graduate
Father Not Known
Mother  Not Known
Siblings Not identified
Eye shade  Black
Hair shade Black
Marital standing  Married
Spouse Ritu Dhawan
Net Worth  $15 million (approx.)
Hobbies Reading novels, writing

Early Life and Background

Rajat Sharma was born and introduced up in Delhi, India. He comes from a really humble background and has spent his total childhood in excessive poverty. He has six brothers and a sister. He used to stay in a 100sq cm room together with his mother and father and siblings without the posh of electrical energy or running water. Even so he was very arduous working and good in research. He used to check underneath the sunshine of the lamp post of Sabzi mandi railway station. He started his early schooling from Shri Sanatan Dharma Middle School however later moved to Ramjas faculty in Karol Bagh, Delhi.

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After finishing his education managed to get good marks and acquired admission in Shree Ram College of Commerce in Delhi. Mr Arun Jaitley, the previous finance minister of India was his senior in school. He additionally helped Rajat financially in paying his charges. He was additionally amongst his shut pals and helped him ideologically a lot of occasions.

Personal life

Rajat Sharma is married to tv producer, Ritu Dhawan. He acquired married within the 12 months 1997. Their couple has been residing collectively fortunately ever since. They each are very supportive of one another and have kids collectively too.

rajat sharma wife

Personal favourite’s

Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan
Actress Rekha
Musician Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammad Rafi
Cuisine Indian
Sport Cricket
Player Sachin Tendulkar
Colour Black, Navy Blue
Destination London


Rajat Sharma started giving tuitions to youngsters so as to have the ability to submit his school charges. Soon after he accomplished his grasp’s diploma, he met Janardan Thakur. Janardan had simply give up Ananda Bazar Patrika, employed Rajat as a researcher to be able to assist him begin his new syndicate column. After that, he joined the Onlooker Magazine as a trainee and later in 1985, turned its editor.

rajat sharma journalist

After changing into the editor, he shifted to Mumbai. After three years, he left onlookers and joined the Sunday observer as an editor after which left that as nicely to affix The Daily. Later in 1992, he met Zee TV’s Subhash Chandra throughout a flight to Delhi and that’s the place the idea of the present Aap ko Adalat took form. The first episode of the present got here in 1993 which was shot with the previous chief minister of Bihar, Lalu Prasad Yadav. Till now, Rajat has interviewed greater than 750 celebrities, politicians and many others. on his present. It is the longest-running present in India’s tv historical past. Apart from Aap ki Adalat, he additionally hosts the prime time present Aaj Ki Baat on India TV at 9 pm daily.

Lesser-known information

  • Rajat got here from a really humble background and spent his childhood in excessive poverty.
  • He launched India’s first non-public tv news bulletin referred to as impartial news service (INS) which aired throughout satellite tv for pc footprints in Europe, Asia and North Africa.
  • He overtly helps BJP and has usually been criticised for a similar.
  • His present Aap ki Adalat which started in 1992 is probably the most distinguished present in India until date.
  • Rajat was awarded the Tarun Kranti award on August 23rd 2014 in New Delhi.
  • He additionally acquired the Padma Bhushan by the federal government of India within the subject of literature and schooling by President of India in March 2015.

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