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Ravish Kumar Biography 2022: Age, Wife, Early Life, Education, TV Shows, Awards, Career, Salary & Other Latest Details

Ravish Kumar Biography 2022: Age, Wife, Early Life, Education, TV Shows, Awards, Career, Salary & Other Latest Details

Ravish Kumar is a renowned Indian journalist, media personality, and author, known for his famous show Prime Time on NDTV. Know more about his education, wife, TV shows, age, early life, awards, and other details.

Another journalist, who shows a mirror to the government with his impeccable style and dim smile, is now forced to take the help of YouTube to convey his point to the public. This is not the first time that a journalist has had to pay the price for showing a mirror to the Modi government. At the same time, there were apprehensions about whether NDTV would now be able to continue with Ravish Kumar’s show prime time with Ravish Kumar when the ownership of NDTV passed to Gautam Adani.

Gautam Adani is at the top of the industrialists closest to Modi. Eventually, Ravish’s show got closed and Ravish Kumar was forced to switch to his YouTube channel which he had created in June 2022. However, there is no official statement from Ravish Kumar in this regard regarding whether he has left NDTV or not.

India’s most honest journalist Ravish Kumar has a long fan following. Ravish Kumar named the media of India as Godi Media which is now commonly practiced. Ravish Kumar is one of the best Hindi journalists. Let’s know about the life of Ravish Kumar.

Ravish Kumar Early Life, Wife, Personal Life

Ravish Kumar was born on 5 December 1974 to Baliram Pandey in Jitwarpur village near Areraj in the East Champaran district of Bihar. Kumar has a brother named Brajesh Pandey who is a politician and he has a sister named Neeta Kumar Pandey.

Ravish Kumar is married to Naina Dasgupta and has two daughters. His wife teaches history at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. Ravish Kumar himself has also been a student of history.

Ravish Kumar’s marital status

While Ravish Kumar was doing his M.Phil, he met Naina Das Gupta, due to which they started liking each other and after dating for almost seven years, they got married. At present, both of them have two daughters and Naina Das Gupta is a history teacher at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi. During an interview, Ravish Kumar said that his wife Naina Das Gupta is his inspiration.

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Ravish Kumar Biography

Ravish Kumar
Born 5 December 1974
Place of Birth Jitwarpur, East Champaran, Bihar, India
Age 47 years
TV show Prime time
Profession Journalist
Employer NDTV, now freelance journalist on YouTube
Education Delhi University, Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Father’s Name Baliram Pandey
Mother’s name Dont KNow
Wife’s Name Nayana Dasgupta
Children 2 daughters
Awards Ramon Magsaysay Award, Ramnath Goenka Excellence Award in Journalism, Red Ink Award
Brother Brajesh Pandey
Sister Neeta Kumar Pandey
Education  MA in History, PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism
Net Worth
158 Crore in 2022 ($20 Million)


Ravish Kumar Education

He did his high school education at Loyola High School, Patna. Later he moved to Delhi for higher education. He graduated from Deshbandhu College, affiliated with the University of Delhi. Eventually, he enrolled in a postgraduate diploma in Hindi journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

Ravish Kumar career

Ravish Kumar joined NDTV India in 1996. He rose from a reporter to a senior position as senior executive editor. If we talk about the popularity of Ravish Kumar, then most of his shows on NDTV including Ravish Report, Hum Log, and Prime Time are very much liked by the public.

Most of his shows cover important socio-political issues. Significantly, the first ‘Raveesh ki report’ was on Paharganj. He has already received death threats for reporting. Has hosted several programs including Prime Time, Hum Log, Raveesh Ki Report, and Desh Ki Baat.

Ravish Kumar Salary 2022

  • Ravish Kumar’s net worth in Indian Rupees 180+ crores ($24 million)
  • Ravish Kumar’s Salary INR 3 Crore+ (Approx)
  • Monthly Income (Approx) INR 25 Lakh+

Ravish Kumar Award

Ravish Kumar has been honored in the country and abroad for his special style and his impeccable journalism.

YEAR Award
2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award
2013-2017            Ramnath Goenka Excellence Award in Journalism
2014 Indian News Television Award for Best News Anchor in Hindi
2017 Kuldip Nayar Journalism Award, Gauri Lankesh Award for Journalism
2010 Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award for Hindi Journalism and Creative Literature
2016 J ournalist of the Year by Mumbai Press Club

Ravish Kumar Books

Ravish Kumar Books
  • The Free Voice: On Democracy, Culture and the Nation
  • Bolna Hai: About Democracy, Culture, and Nation (Hindi)
  • Ishq Mein Shahr Hona (Hindi)
  • Dekhte Raho (Hindi)
  • Ravishpanti (Hindi)
  • A city of love

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