Rajat Sharma Age, Salary, Wife, Children, Family, Education, Photos & Biography

This article is dedicated to know about famous anchor Rajat Sharma family including his wife, children & other members. We will also discuss about Rajat Sharma age, salary, education, career & biography.

Rajat Sharma is a famous journalist, anchor in India who is presently working as chairman & editor-in-chief of India TV. Journalist Rajat Sharma was born in a lower middle class family on 18th February, 1957 at New Delhi. Journalist Rajat Sharma remained in a room with his six brothers and one sister and faced the lacking to basic facilities of running water and electricity. Presently Rajat Sharma is a household name with his appearances in famous shows “Aap Ki Adalat” & “Aaj Ki Baat”. He also joined Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad during higher studies and his journalism also had a soft corner towards RSS & BJP. Today, in this article, all of us will get to know about Rajat Sharma family including his wife & children & we will also get some knowledge about Rajat Sharma age, salary, education & other aspects of his life.

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Rajat Sharma Age:

As mentioned earlier in this article, anchor Rajat Sharma was born on 18th February, 1957 at Delhi, hence we can conclude that he is 64 years old as in 2021.

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Rajat Sharma Family:

  • Journalist Rajat Sharma was born from the father late H.B Sharma who originally belongs to Bhilwara district of Rajasthan. There is no much information about her mother available on social media.
  • Rajat Sharma got married to Ritu Dhawan in year 1997 who was her colleague when both of them were working for Zee News.

Rajat Sharma with wife

  • Presently Ritu Dhawan is CEO & producer of India TV.
  • From this marriage, they blessed with a daughter whose name is not known.

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Rajat Sharma Education & Salary Details:

Journalist Rajat Sharma got his primary education from the local school in Delhi and then joined Ramjas School at Karolbagh for further studies. Rajat Sharma completed higher studies (M.Com) from prestigious commerce college, Shri Ram College of Commerce at Delhi. As far as his salary is concerned, journalist Rajat Sharma got a salary of nearly 3-4 Crores per year and his net worth is nearly $15 million.

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Rajat Sharma Journey- Shows, Awards & Success

  • He completed his higher studies from Shri Ram College of Commerce and he joined a researcher Janardan Thakur as a trainee and came to print media.
  • Later he joined Onlooker magazine as a trainee and finally became editor of this magazine in 1985.
  • After completion of three years in Onlooker magazine, he left Onlooker and joined Sunday Observer as an editor and follows The Daily.

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  • During a flight from Mumbai to Delhi, he accidentally met Subhash Chandra of Zee TV and plot of show “Aap Ki Adalat” was formed during flight.
  • Anchor Rajat Sharma shot for Aap ki Adalat for the first time in 1993 at Zee TV and former CM of Bihar Sh. Lalu Prashad Yadav was his first guest.
  • This show gain immense popularity and became first show in Indian Television history to complete more than 20 years of telecast.
  • Through Aap Ki Adalat show, he has interviewed more than 800 celebrities till now including present Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.

Rajat Sharma interviewing PM Narendra Modi

  • Later in year 2004, journalist Rajat Sharma with his wife Ritu Dhawan founded news channel “India TV” and his show Aap Ki Adalat shifted to India TV shifted from Zee TV to India TV.
  • He was conferred with Tarun Kranti Award at Delhi in year 2014 for his contribution in digital media.
  • He was also conferred with prestigious Padma Bhushan in year 2015 in the field of Literature and Education by president of India.

Rajat Sharma receiving Padma Bhushan

We hope all the information provided here about personal and professional life of famous journalist Rajat Sharma will be interesting and motivational for all our readers.

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