Meenakshi Kandwal is an Indian TV news anchor and journalist, who has worked with various news channels like Aaj Tak, Times Now Navbharat, Star News. 

She has covered a range of topics, including politics, social issues, and sports. If you have any specific questions or just want to know more about her then keep reading this article as we are going to talk about Meenakshi Kandwal Biography, her career, personal life, and many other things.

Meenakshi Kandwal Biography

Meenakshi Kandwal Biography
Meenakshi Kandwal (Image Source: Instagram)

Meenakshi Kandwal was (born on 16th March 1986, Age: 38 years), in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. She is an experienced Indian TV news anchor and journalist who has been associated with the media industry for over a decade.

Meenakshi completed her schooling and then went on to complete her graduation from Delhi University, thereafter she decided to complete her post-graduation at Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication, where she got MA in Mass Communication. Soon after completing her education, she ventured into the field of journalism and has since been a prominent figure in the Indian Journalism circuit.


Full NameMeenakshi Kandwal Raina
Full Name in Hindiमीनाक्षी कंडवाल
ProfessionJournalist/ News Anchor
Age38 years
Date of Birth16th March 1986
Mother TongueHindi
Zodiac/Sun SignPisces
Birth Place/ Home TownGarhwal, Uttarakhand, India
Current AddressGarhwal, Uttarakhand
SchoolYet to Update
College Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication
Degree/Graduation MA in Mass Communication
HobbiesPhotography, Travelling, Reading
Phone/Mobile Number0120 480 7257
Email ID[email protected]
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Personal Details of Meenakshi Kandwal

Meenakshi Kandwal Husband, Family

Meenakshi Kandwal is married and her husband’s name is Amit Raina, the couple got married in 2018. There is no information about them having any children, this information will be updated soon.

Meenakshi Kandwal father is Madan Lal Kandwal, and her mother is Pushpa Kandwal. She also has a sister, Supriya Kandwal and two brothers, Prashant Kandwal and Nitish Kandwal.

Parent’s NameFather– Madan Lal Kandwal
Meenakshi with her Father
Mother– Pushpa Kandwal
SiblingsSister– Supriya Kandwal
Brother– Prashant Kandwal, Nitish Kandwal
Meenakshi Kandwal with her Sister, and Brother
Relationship StatusMarried (M.2018)
HusbandAmit Raina
Meenakshi Kandwal with her Husband
ChildrenYet to Update
Family and Husband Information

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Physical Stats

Meenakshi Kandwal Height
Image Source: Instagram
Height in centimeters167 Cm
Height in meters1.67 m
Height in Feet Inches5’6”
Weight50 Kgs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Stats

Meenakshi Kandwal Career, Shows

Meenakshi Kandwal is a well-known Indian TV news anchor and journalist who has had an illustrious career in the field of journalism.

Meenakshi Kandwal in ABP News

She started her journey in 2010 when she joined Star News, now known as ABP News, as her first news channel. Meenakshi’s passion for journalism drove her to explore different areas of the field and she soon became a prominent face on Indian news channels.

Meenakshi Kandwal in India TV

In 2012, Meenakshi joined India TV as a news anchor-cum-special correspondent. She worked with India TV news for almost three years.

Meenakshi Kandwal Aaj Tak

Her reputation for objective reporting and strong anchoring skills earned her a position at Aaj Tak in 2015, where she worked as an anchor and Associate Senior Producer for Aaj Tak. At Aaj Tak, Meenakshi hosted several popular shows, including “Aaj Subah”, “Viral Test”, and “Ek Aur Ek Gyarah” on the weekends.

Meenakshi Kandwal Times Now

In 2021, Meenakshi left Aaj Tak to join the Times Now Network. She hosted the prime-time show “Opinion India Ka” and gained immense popularity for her insightful analysis and fearless reporting. However, in November 2022, Meenakshi left Times Now to pursue her independent journalistic endeavors.

Meenakshi Kandwal YouTube

Currently, Meenakshi is an independent journalist and YouTuber. She uploads her journalism videos on YouTube, providing her viewers with insightful and objective news coverage.

Meenakshi’s journey in the field of journalism is a testament to her dedication, hard work, and passion for reporting the truth. She has become a prominent figure in Indian journalism, respected by both her colleagues and viewers.

Meenakshi Kandwal Salary and Net Worth

Meenakshi Kandwal Salary3-5 Million
Meenakshi Kandwal Net Worth in RupeesINR 32 Crore (Approx.)
Meenakshi Kandwal Net Worth in Dollars$4 Million (Approx.)
Meenakshi Kandwal Salary, and Net Worth

Meenakshi Kandwal Social Media Profiles

InstagramInstagram Profile@meenakshikandwal
TwitterTwitter Profile@MinakshiKandwal
FacebookFacebook Profile@meenakshi.kandwal
LinkedInLinkedIn Profile@meenakshi-kandwal-7675344a
Meenakshi Kandwal Social Media Handles

Favorite Things of Meenakshi Kandwal

Favorite FootballerBhaichung Bhutia
Favorite CricketerSachin Tendulkar
Favorite ActorHrithik Roshan
Favorite FoodChole Bhature
Favorite ColorPink
Meenakshi Kandwal Favorite Things

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Facts about Meenakshi Kandwal

  • She appeared as a contestant in Star News Reality Television show “Star Anchor Hunt” in 2010.
  • Meenakshi Kandwal is a spiritual person who enjoys traveling to places that hold religious significance for her.
  • Meenakshi Kandwal is an avid dog lover. 
  • Meenakshi Kandwal loves to read.
  • Meenakshi Kandwal also made an appearance as an expert on the popular Indian TV game show, “Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 11” in 2019.
  • Meenakshi Kandwal Raina has also directed several annual events for Aaj Tak, including “Sahitya Aajtak”, “Panchayat-Aajtak”, and “Agenda-Aajtak”. Her skills in event direction and management have made these events successful and well-received by audiences.
  • Meenakshi Kandwal is a fitness lover and likes to keep herself in shape.
  • Meenakshi Kandwal was honored with the Best Anchor ENBA Award for her work on the show “Chalo Kartarpur”, in which she devoted her utmost efforts to achieve success.
Meenakshi Kandwal Receive an ENBA Award
Meenakshi Kandwal Receive an ENBA Award (Image Source: Instagram)
  • In February 2018, Meenakshi Kandwal and her team were awarded the prestigious #ENBA AWARD for their outstanding coverage of the Demonetization issue.
  • Meenakshi Kandwal is a Kings IX Punjab fan.
Meenakshi Kandwal is a Kings IX Punjab fan. (Image Source: Instagram)
Meenakshi Kandwal is a Kings IX Punjab fan. (Image Source: Instagram)
  • She loves taking goofy pictures with his fellow News Anchor Sayeed Ansari.


Who is Meenakshi Kandwal?

Meenakshi Kandwal is a News Anchor and Journalist, she has worked in news channels like ABP news, Aaj Tak, and Time Now.

Is Meenakshi Kandwal Married?

Yes, Meenakshi Kandwal is a married woman, she got married in 2018.

What is Meenakshi Kandwal Husband’s Name?

Meenakshi Kandwal Husband’s Name is Amit Raina.

What is Meenakshi Kandwal age?

Meenakshi Kandwal is 38 years old, she was born on 16th march 1986.

What is Meenakshi Kandwal Net Worth?

Meenakshi Kandwal Net Worth is around $4 Million.

What is Meenakshi Kandwal Salary?

Meenakshi Kandwal Salary is around 3-5 Million.

Where was Meenakshi Kandwal born?

Meenakshi Kandwal was born in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India.

When did Meenakshi Kandwal leave Time Now?

Meenakshi Kandwal left Times Now in November 2022.