Akhilesh Anand is an Indian news anchor. He worked as a freelance journalist before joining ABP News four years ago. He has previously worked at Outlook magazine, Hindustan, Navbharat Times, and Dainik Jagran across India.

Here we are going to discuss Akhilesh Anand’s Biography. We will discuss his career, personal life, family, wife, etc.


Akhilesh Anand Biography
Akhilesh Anand

Akhilesh Anand (अखिलेश आनंद) is one of India’s top Journalists working with ABP News. He was born on 18th April (39 Years Old) in Mokama, Bihar, India. 

Akhilesh Completed his schooling and attended one of the reputed colleges in Delhi, Hindu College. There he completed his Master of Arts in Mass communication, and right after completing the degree, he started his journey in Journalism.

Akhilesh Anand is a very experienced journalist who has worked in the field for many years. He is now one of India’s most popular news anchors because of his extensive knowledge and skills.

Before becoming a news anchor, he was a writer for Outlook Magazine, Navbharat Times, Hindustan Times, and Dainik Jagran, where Akhilesh was a freelance journalist. He began his career as a news anchor in 2008 and started working for News24, post which he has worked for big News Channels such as Zee News and ABP News.

Full NameAkhilesh Anand
Full Name in Hindiअखिलेश आनंद
ProfessionNews Anchor, Journalist
Age 39 Years Old
Date of Birth18th April 
Mother TongueHindi
Zodiac/Sun SignAries
Birth Place/ Home TownMokama, Bihar, India
Current AddressDelhi, India
College/UniversityHindu College, the University of Delhi (2000-2003)
QualificationMA in Mass Communication
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Personal Details of Akhilesh Anand

Physical Appearance

Height In Centimetres: 170 cm
In Metres: 1.70 m
In Feet: 5’7
WeightYet to Update
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Appearance of Akhilesh

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Relationship, Wife & Children

Akhilesh is married to the India TV News Anchor, Meenakshi Joshi (मीनाक्षी जोशी), and leads a happy married life.

Akhilesh Anand with his Wife (Meenakshi Joshi), and Daughter (Aaradhya Anand)
Akhilesh Anand with his Wife (Meenakshi Joshi), and Daughter (Aaradhya Anand)

Family & Caste

Akhilesh hasn’t revealed much about his parents; hence their names remain yet to update. He grew up with two brothers, Amritesh Anand, and Amitesh Anand. 

Akhilesh Anand with His Family
Akhilesh Anand with His Family

Akhilesh is married to the India TV News Anchor, Meenakshi Joshi (मीनाक्षी जोशी), and leads a happy married life. Akhilesh Anand and Meenakshi Joshi look good together, and they are blessed with a daughter, Aaradhya Anand. In 2022, they again became parents to another baby girl named Ahaana Anand.

Parent’s NameFather: Yet to Update
Mother: Yet to Update
SiblingsAmritesh Anand (Advocate)
Amitesh Anand
Akhilesh Anand with his Brothers
Relationship StatusMarried
SpouseMeenakshi Joshi (News Anchor)
Akhilesh Anand With His Wife - Meenakshi Joshi
ChildrenAaradhya Anand, and Ahaana Anand
Family Details of Akhilesh Anand

Career, Shows, and Awards

BAG Film and Media Ltd2005-08
News 242008-10, 2012-16
Zee News2010-12
ABP News2016- present

The following year he started working as a correspondent with BAG Films (September 2005) and Media Ltd, where he stayed associated for three years.

2008 was a year for Akhilesh as he kickstarted his career as a News anchor with News24, where he gained experience for two years for the same before moving on to work with Zee News in 2010.

However, Akhilesh’s destiny had different plans for him, so after a two-year association with Zee News, he returned to work with News24 in 2012 and stayed there for four years this time before joining ABP News in 2016.

Anand currently works with ABP News as a news anchor and hosts the PrimeTime show ‘Ghanti Bajao.’ 

Video By ABP News (Ghanti Bajao) on YouTube

He was also awarded the Gulshan Kumar Award of Excellence in 2019 for his excellent work as a news anchor. 

Akhilesh Anand Receiving a Gulshan Kumar Award
Akhilesh Anand Receiving a Gulshan Kumar Award

Akhilesh Anand Net Worth, and Salary

According to various sources, Akhilesh Anand net worth is $9 million and a monthly salary of INR 25 lakhs.

Net Worth in Dollar$9 Million
Net Worth in Indian Rupees1 Crore
Monthly SalaryINR 25 Lakhs
Akhilesh Anand Salary, and Net Worth

Social Media Profiles

InstagramInstagram Profile @akhileshanandd
TwitterTwitter Profile @akhileshanandd
Akhilesh Anand Social Media Profiles


Akhilesh, so far, hasn’t been part of any controversy. However, when he went down to Bihar to host ‘Kaun Banega Mukhyamantri,‘ he was attacked by local goons and was saved by inches which made big news. Anand had to hide himself in the car to protect himself from stone-pelting, due to which his car faced damages. 

Video By ABP News (Kaun Banega Mukhyamantri) on YouTube

Facts about Akhilesh Anand

  • Akhilesh Anand’s spouse, Meenakshi Joshi, is also a news anchor who has been working for India TV as a news anchor for six years.
  • Akhilesh Anand has hosted several well-known shows, including Live Bulletin, 2019 Kaun Jitega, and Kaun Banega Mukhyamantri.
  • Akhilesh Anand is a graduate of Hindu College, University of Delhi.


Who is Akhilesh Anand wife?

Akhilesh Anand is married to Meenakshi Joshi, an Indian journalist who works as a news anchor at India TV.

What is the name of Akhilesh Anand first wife?

Akhilesh Anand’s first wife is Meenakshi Joshi, who is a news anchor at India TV.