Born on the 11th of May 1986, Chitra Tripathi is an Indian News Anchor is 37 years old. She has worked for various big News Channel such as Sahara India, ETV News, India News, News24, ABP News, and Aaj Tak, currently she is working with Aaj Tak News Channel.
Chitra has also appeared on the National TV Doordarshan. Born and brought up in the small town of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Chitra Tripathi Biography
Chitra Tripathi (चित्रा त्रिपाठी) is an Indian Television News Anchor and Journalist with a long and illustrious career of seventeen (as of 2023) years. Chitra is currently the deputy editor/anchor at AajTak. Before her association at Aaj Tak, Tripathi was a news anchor for ABP News.
Boasting experience across multiple news stations from Doordarshan to News24, Chitra was presented with the Ramnath Goenka Award of Excellence in 2015 – a testament to the hard work she puts into every endeavor.
|Real Full Name
|Full Name in Hindi
|News Anchor, Journalist
|Date of Birth
|11th May 1986
|Birth Place/ Home Town
|Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
|In Centimeters: 168 cm
In Meters: 1.68 m
In Inches: 5’6″
Chitra Tripathi Husband Name, Family, Children
Chitra Tripathi hails from a prestigious Brahmin family whose roots are shrouded in mystery.
She has two brothers, Amit and Aditya, were blessed to have growing up alongside the talented Shweta; now a well-known news anchor making waves with her captivating broadcasts.
Her longtime boyfriend, news anchor Atul Agarwal, got married to Chitra on 23 November 2008. They have a son named Aum.
|Atul Agrawal (m. 2008-Present)
|23 November 2008
Chitra Tripathi Education
|A. D. Government Girls Inter College, Gorakhpur
|Deendayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University
|Post Graduate (Defense Studies)
Chitra Tripathi Salary, Net Worth
|Net Worth in Dollar
|$1.5 Million (approx.)
|$6K Per Episode
Career, Shows, and Awards
Tripathi started her career by working for a local News Channel, she shared, Sahara India gave me an opportunity to host. I’m really thankful that they encouraged youth and selected them to work along.
It was then when she started getting recognized and got an opportunity from ETV Hyderabad.” Journalism, however, wasn’t her first choice. Chitra was an NCC Cadet in her school days and was also awarded in the same field. She wanted to Join the Indian Army and graduated in Defense Studies.
Chitra has worked with Sahara India, ETV News, India News, News24, ABP News, and Aaj Tak and has also appeared on the National TV Doordarshan. In her seventeen-year career, she has learned and gained experience from the different organizations she’s worked for.
She’s currently working with Aaj Tak as a deputy editor/anchor, before which she used to work for ABP News. Chitra, in an interview, shared that she’s happy and content in her profession.
On February 11th, 2019, Chitra Tripathi left ABP News Channel, and joined to Aaj Tak as their Deputy Editor/Anchor. She hosts the show “Desh Tak” every evening at 7PM.
Tripathi, for her excellent work, has also awarded the ‘Ramnath Goenka Excellence Awards’ in 2015.
NCC Achievers Awards (2018).
Some of the popular shows that Chitra has hosted are-
- 2019 Kaun Jeetega
- Kaun Banega Mukhiyamantri
- Modi Ke 4 Saal
- Press Conference
- Desh Tak
|Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan
Social Media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)
In 2015 Chitra filed a Domestic Violence case against her husband, which put Atul in trouble. The matter was then sorted between the couple later on.
However, Atul found himself entering the chakravyuh without knowing to get out of it when he stated armed men at gunpoint robbed him.
Atul stated that the men robbed him, taking away INR 5000 in cash. The incident happened in Noida around midnight as the men asked Atul to lower his window and then robbed him at gunpoint.
The same theory was discarded by the police as they dug deep into the matter, and a new angle happened to show Atul with another woman entering an OYO at the same time he mentioned being robbed. Atul then had to lock his Facebook profile, provided the embarrassing truth getting out in public.
Chitra Tripathi Facts
- Chitra’s dream was to join the Indian Army. Journalism wasn’t her first choice.
- She enrolled for NCC and was awarded a Gold medal for the Republic Day Parade.
- Chitra gained popularity for covering the Kumbh Mela while riding a Bullet.
- Chitra covered a story of a village in Uttar Pradesh where no house except for the MLA’s experienced electricity. Her story pressurized the government to make arrangements for electricity in the village, and the villagers got access to electricity within three days for the first time ever since India’s independence.
- The opportunity at Sahara India convinced Chitra to pursue a career in Journalism.
- Chitra had dated Atul for long before they got married.
Chitra is 37 years. She was born on 11th May 1986 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Chitra has three siblings: Shweta Tripathi (News Anchor), Amit Tripathi, and Aditya Tripathi. She is the eldest of them all.
Chitra is married to Atul Aggarwal, and the couple has a son named Aum.
No, Chitra is currently (as of 2023) working for Aaj Tak while Sweta works for Republic India.