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 Aaj Tak News Anchor 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 NameChitra Tripathi
Full Name in Hindiचित्रा त्रिपाठी
Profession/OccupationNews Anchor, Journalist
Age 37 years
Date of Birth11th May 1986
Mother TongueHindi
Zodiac/Sun SignTaurus
Birth Place/ Home TownGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Current AddressDelhi, India
Personal Information
Chitra Tripathi Childhood Picture
Chitra Tripathi Childhood Picture

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Physical Stats

Chitra Tripathi
HeightIn Centimeters: 168 cm
In Meters: 1.68 m
In Inches: 5’6″
Weight 65Kg
Figure Measurements 36-30- 34
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Physical Stats of Chitra Tripathi

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.

Chitra Tripathi Parent's
Chitra Tripathi Parent’s

Her longtime boyfriend, news anchor Atul Agarwal, got married to Chitra on 23 November 2008. They have a son named Aum.

Chitra Tripathi with her Husband
Chitra Tripathi with her Husband – Atul Agarwal
Husband/SpouseAtul Agrawal (m. 2008-Present)
Marriage Date23 November 2008
ChildrenSon- Aum
Chitra Tripathi Husband and Children Information

Chitra Tripathi Education

Chitra Tripathi with her husband and son
Chitra Tripathi with her husband and son
SchoolA. D. Government Girls Inter College, Gorakhpur
College/UniversityDeendayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University
Educational QualificationPost Graduate (Defense Studies)
Career Debut2005
Education Information

Chitra Tripathi Salary, Net Worth

Chitra Tripathi Net Worth
Net Worth in Dollar$1.5 Million (approx.)
Salary$6K Per Episode
Income SourceNews Anchoring
Chitra Tripathi Salary

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.

Chitra Tripathi Receiving Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award
Chitra Tripathi Receiving Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award

NCC Achievers Awards (2018).

Chitra Received NCC Award
Chitra Received NCC Award

Some of the popular shows that Chitra has hosted are- 

  • 2019 Kaun Jeetega
  • Kaun Banega Mukhiyamantri
  • Modi Ke 4 Saal
  • Press Conference
  • Desh Tak

Favorite Things

Favourite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan
Favourite ActressRekha
Favourite WriterHarishankar Parsai
Favourite Animal Dogs
Favorite Things for Chitra Tripathi

Social Media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook)

TwitterTwitter Profile@chitraaum
FacebookFacebook Profile@chitraaum
Social Media Handles
Chitra Tripathi


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.


How old is Chitra Tripathi?

Chitra is 37 years. She was born on 11th May 1986 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

How many Siblings does Chitra Tripathi have?

Chitra has three siblings: Shweta Tripathi (News Anchor), Amit Tripathi, and Aditya Tripathi. She is the eldest of them all. 

How is Chitra related to Atul Aggarwal?

Chitra is married to Atul Aggarwal, and the couple has a son named Aum.

Do Chitra Tripathi and Shweta Tripathi work for the same News Channel?

No, Chitra is currently (as of 2023) working for Aaj Tak while Sweta works for Republic India.