Highest Paid News Anchors

We have been always heard that to earn more salary on the monthly basis, we need to become a professor, doctor, lawyer, or and an engineer. But there are a few other professions in which it’s give name and fame together. Nowadays in Electronic media, holding a position of a news anchor is one of the profession which will give you name and fame too. In fact, there are many such highest paid news anchors and journalists in the country.

Who is the highest paid news anchor in India?

With several prominent Indian TV news journalists like Rajat Sharma, Shweta Singh, Arnab Goswami, Ravish Kumar, Sudhir Chaudhary, Anjana Om Kashyap and many others, becoming a household name, more and more young minds of India want to pursue their dream of etching their name in this prestigious list.

  1. Ravish Kumar
  2. Arnab Goswami
  3. Sudhir Chaudhary
  4. Sweta Singh
  5. Rajat Sharma
  6. Nidhi Razdan
  7. Barkha Dutt
  8. Rajdeep Sardesai
  9. Anjana Om Kashyap

List of Highest Paid News Anchors In India

So let’s get straight into the point, below listed news anchors are the highest paid news anchors of India.

Ravish Kumar

Ravish Kumar is a famous news anchor whose estimated annual salary is Rs.2.16 – 2.40 Crore INR.

Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami is one of the highest paid news anchor in India. His monthly salary is said to be more than Rs 1 crore, which means he earns Rs. 12 crore per year.

Sudhir Chaudhary

Sudhir Chaudhary is a popular Indian journalist. Currently, he is the editor-in-chief of Zee News. His estimated annual salary is Rs. 3 Crore INR.

Sweta Singh

Sweta Singh estimated annual salary is Rs. 3.40 Crore INR. Currently, she is the Executive Editor of Special Programming at Aaj Tak.

Rajat Sharma

Rajat Sharma is one of the most famous anchors and journalists. He is the anchor and investor of a very popular TV show “Aap ki Adalat”. His estimated salary is Rs 3.60 Crore INR.

Nidhi Razdan

Nidhi Razdan is the Senior Editor and popular News Anchor of NDTV a news channel. Her estimated annual salary is Rs 4 Crore INR.

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt is a television journalist and news anchor, and her annual income stands more than Rs. 3.5 crores.

Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai is a news anchor and author. His net annual income is about Rs. 10 crores.

Anjana Om Kashyap

Anjana Om Kashyap draws approximately INR 50,000 per day; her monthly salary is an estimated INR 15.5 lakh. She has an estimated net worth of approximately 1.8 crores.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the salary of a news anchor in India?

6 Highest Paid News Anchors In India

  1. Ravish Kumar (Earning: 2.25 crores per annum)
  2. Arnab Goswami (Earning: Approx 12 crore per annum)
  3. Barkha Dutt (Earning: 3.5 crores per annum)
  4. Sudhir Chaudhary (Earning: 4 crores per annum)
  5. Rajdeep Sardesai (Earning: 10 crores per annum)
  6. Anjana Om Kashyap (Earning: Approx 1 crore)

Who is owner of Aaj Tak?

Aaj Tak news channel is owned by TV Today Network Ltd (Listed in National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange) which is a subsidiary of Living Media India Ltd.

Is India today owned by NDTV?

India Today (formerly Headlines Today) is a 24-hour English language television network based in Noida, Uttar Pradesh that carries news, current affairs and business programming in India.

Who Owns times now?

The Times Now is a 24-hour English news channel in India owned and operated by The Times Group.

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