Ravish Kumar Biography, Facts & Life Story

Ravish Kumar Indian Journalist, TV Anchor, Author

Quick Facts

Full Name:Ravish Kumar Pandey

Profession:Journalist, TV Anchor, Author

Nationality:Indian

Age (as of 2019):44 years old

Date of Birth:5 December 1974

Birthplace:Jitvarpur village in Motihari, Bihar

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 ft (1.83 m)

Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)

Bodytype:Fit

Hair Color:Salt & Pepper

Eye Color:Black

Celebrity Favorites

Hobbies:Reading, Writing, Listening to Old Hindi Songs

Favorite Actor:Amitabh Bachchan

Favorite Singer:Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh, Mohammed Aziz


Ravish Kumar is an uprising Indian television anchor, a writer as well a journalist. He was born in Motihari, Bihar, India on 5th December 1974. Ravish Kumar deals with the topic pertinent with Indian society and politics. He works as senior supervisory editor on At NDTV India. He also anchors numerous programs covering the Channel’s Flagship weekday Show named Ravish Ki Report and Hum Log. Ravish Kumar is an Indian nationality holder. He belongs to a conformist family.

Ravish Kumar completed his schooling at Loyola high School Patna. He earned his graduation degree from Deshbandhu College and Delhi University. He hosts a program titled ‘Ravish Ki Report’. He also anchors other television programs comprising off India’s flagship weekday show, Hum Log and Prime Time. In the year 2016, Ravish Kumar has been listed amongst 100 most powerful Indians in 2016 by Indian Express.

In the year 2010, Ravish was bestowed with Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi award specifically for creative literature and Hindi journalism. For a second time, in 2013, he was bestowed with Ramnath Goenka Superiority in Journalism award for the best journalist and Indian News TV award 2014 for the best newscaster.

Ravish Kumar was married to a history teacher named Nayana Dasgupta. All through his M. Phil in Delhi, he firstly met to his soul mate Nayana. Both of them became close friends and afterwards started dating. Prior marriage, they had dated for more than seven years and afterwards made a decision to get married. The couple encountered complications as both of them belong to different religion and family backgrounds. Though, Ravish Kumar made a decision to get against his family with the intention of marrying Nayana. In free time, Ravish loves to play chess. Kumar’s monthly income is average of Rupees 20 lakhs and a yearly income of rupees 2.5 crores.

At present, Ravish Kumar has been acclaimed as well as critiqued for his remarks on diplomatically swayed media coverage of JNU Disagreement. He had spoken to specific media reporters particularly criticizing severely against Arnab Goswami, the chief editor and newscaster of ET Now and Times Now. Points that Ravish had stated came as a jolt to the audience as it was not his behavior to harshly remark on others. In answer, Arnab Goswami indirectly stated that he will not to toe the line, just like some polite-talking journalists.

Facts You Never Knew About Ravish Kumar!

    • Ravish Kumar is a renowned Hindi journalist who is massively recognized for his exceptional speeches in show titled Prime Time.
    • He belongs to a humble family from Bihar.
    • After successfully completing his schooling, he settled in Delhi for his advanced studies in 1990.
    • After studying at Deshbandhu College Delhi, he initiated to preparing for Civil Services. Though, he could not get achievement in CSS exams.
    • Whilst in Delhi, he was told that if he desired to look at females; he must head towards M Block GK Market I.
    • By the end of his graduation degree, Ravish Kumar could not become proficient in English language. Though, he moved ahead to enroll for a Masters in History.

Ravish Kumar Education

Qualification: BA in History from Deshbandhu College

School: Loyola High School, Patna, India

College: • Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi
• Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi

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Ravish Kumar Career

Profession: Journalist, TV Anchor, Author

Net Worth: $20 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Baliram Pandey

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Brajesh Kumar Pandey

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Nayana Dasgupta (History Teacher)

Son(s): None

Daughter(s): 2


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