Rajat Sharma Age

65 years

Rajat Sharma
Rajat Sharma Age65 years
Date of Birth18th February 1957 
ProfessionJournalist, Anchor, Editor in Chief
GenderMale
NationalityIndian
Rajat Sharma Age

Rajat Sharma India TV Anchor Biography

Rajat Sharma is a renowned Indian news Anchor, Editor, Businessperson, and television personality who has earned widespread recognition for his work on various television networks over the last three decades. He is best known as the host of the popular news show “Aap Ki Adalat“, which he has presented since 1992.

Aap ki Adalat
Aap ki Adalat

Rajat Sharma was born in Delhi, India, He was raised in abject poverty in India with six siblings, one sister, a crippled mother, father, and sister in a 100-square-foot house without electricity or running water.

He completed post-graduate studies in Commerce at Delhi University in 1982. After graduation, he began his career as an investigative journalist for local newspapers before joining All India Radio as a correspondent in 1985. It was during this time that he honed his skills as a journalist and became widely recognized for his keen observations and incisive interviews.

Full NameRajat Sharma
Full Name in Hindiरजत शर्मा
ProfessionNews Anchor, Journalist, Editor in Chief
Age65 years
Date of Birth18th February 1957 
Mother TongueHindi
NationalityIndian
Zodiac/Sun SignAquarius
Birth Place/ Home TownSabzi Mandi, Delhi, India
Current AddressDelhi, India
Personal Information

Rajat Sharma Wife and Family, Education

Rajat Sharma is married to Ritu Dhawan, a businesswoman. The couple tied the knot in 1997. There is no information about their children.

Rajat Sharma and Ritu Dhawan
Rajat Sharma and Ritu Dhawan

He shared a room with his parents, siblings, and other family members but had no access to power or running water. He admitted during a summit at IIT Bombay that he “used to study at Subzi Mandi railway station during night periods where there was light” because there was no power in their room. He said, “We used to sleep in shifts since there wasn’t enough room in a little 50 by 50-foot room for everyone.” Rajat Sharma’s family was impoverished and they were from Delhi.

School Ramjas School
College Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC)
Degree/Graduation Master in Commerce
Parent’s NameFather: Late H.B Sharma
Mother: Not Known
Siblings6 Brothers and 1 Sister
SpouseRitu Dhawan
ChildrenNot Known
Relationship StatusMarried
Rajat Sharma Family and Education Details

Physical Stats

For someone at the age of 65 years Rajat Sharma has maintained his physique. His age sometimes cannot be determined by looking at him as he looks younger.

Height in centimeters180 cm
Height in meters1.80 m
Height in Feet Inches5’11”
Weight70 Kgs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Stats

Rajat Sharma Career, Shows, and Awards

Rajat Sharma is a veteran Indian news anchor, Editor, and television personality who has been in the industry for more than three decades. He rose to prominence after becoming the host of the popular news show Aap Ki Adalat in 1992, which has run uninterrupted ever since.

Rajat Sharma started his career as a trainee at Onlooker magazine and then he went on to become editor in 1985. During this time he honed his skills as a journalist and earned widespread recognition then he shifted to Mumbai and where he joined Sunday Observer as an editor from there he went on to work at The Daily as an editor. It was in the year 1992 when he bumped into Subash Chandra of Zee News on a flight, there in a casual discussion the idea o Aap ki Adalat was formed and then he soon became one of the leading anchors on television.

Apart from Aap Ki Adalat, Rajat has also made appearances on several other shows. His powerful interviewing style, coupled with an ability to ask probing questions while maintaining cordiality has allowed him to become one of the most respected faces in Indian media today. 

Awards won by Rajat Sharma

  • Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2015.
Padma Bhushan Award
Padma Bhushan Award
  • ITA Award for Best Anchor – News/Current Affairs show.

Rajat Sharma Net Worth, and Salary

According to the sources Rajat Sharma’s Net Worth is around $ 15 Million, and salary is around 3.60 Crore +

Net Worth in Dollar$15 Million
Net Worth in Indian Rupees110 Crore INR
Salary3.60 Crore +
Rajat Sharma Net Worth

Rajat Sharma Social Media Profiles

Instagram Profile
Instagram
official website
Official Website
Twitter Profile
Twitter

Rajat Sharma Controversies

Rajat Sharma is a TV Figure who has to deal with news and sometimes people do not agree with what he has to say. This has landed him into some controversies over the year.

In the year 2020 in one of the episodes of Aap Ki Adalat with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar as a guest, Where Rajat Sharma could not help but talk about the self-proclaimed god guru Asaram Bapu. he talked about how such rapists can call themselves godman and do so many atrocities.

This discussion was not like the followers of now in jail Asaram Bapu.

This led to a campaign where #boycottaapkiadalat was trending along with #antihindurajatsharma

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