Richa Anirudh Journalist Biography

Richa is one of the most notable figures in TV journalism. In addition, she is an inspirational TV and radio presenter, journalist, and talk show host. She was born on 31st May 1975 at Shyam Shah Medical College, Rewa, MP. Just after birth, her family moved to Dhanaura in Moradabad, UP. They lived there a few years, and this is where she started her early education.

She graduated with a master’s diploma in computer software development, and she started to work for SPIC MACAY; from there on, she went on to freelance for DD-National for a program called ‘Ankur’.

She started working in 1996, and she married just the following year. Richa Anirudh’s Husband’s name is Aniruddha Thatte, and they got married in the year 1997.

After marriage, she shifted to Ajmer with her husband to start a new life. In 1998, she joined Dainik Navjyoti as a trainee.

She then went on to join Zee News as a reporter and did some anchoring news. Later after joining channel seven as a special correspondent in 2007, she started Zindagi Live.

Richa Anirudh Journalist
Richa Anirudh
Full NameRicha Anirudh
Full Name in Hindiऋचा अनिरुद्ध
ProfessionTV Journalist, RJ, Talk show host, Newsreader, editor, and an author
Age48 years
Date of Birth31st  May 1975 
Mother TongueHindi
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Birth Place/ Home TownShyam Shah Medical College, Rewa, MP
Current AddressDelhi, India
Personal Information

Physical Stats

Height in centimeters172 cm
Height in meters1.72 m
Height in Feet Inches5’8”
Weight65 Kgs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Stats

Richa Anirudh Education

Richa was born, her family moved to Dhanaura, Moradabad, UP and there she started her initial education at Seventh Day Adventist School. But she was in Dhanaura for a very brief period of time.

Richa Anirudh College Days
Richa Anirudh College Days

Her father got transferred to Jhansi, and it was at Jhansi that she continued her further studies. She studies at St. Francis Convent Jhansi, and she did her 11th and 12th from Christ The King College, Jhansi.

She went on to pursue her graduate studies in science at Bipin Behari Degree College Jhansi. Then she did her 3-year master’s diploma in computer software development from APTECH computer institute.

School Christ The King College, Jhansi
College Bipin Behari Degree College Jhansi
APTECH computer institute
Degree/Graduation Graduation in ScienceMasters Diploma in Computer Software Development
Education Details

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Richa Anirudh Husband, Daughter, Family

Richa’s father Harish Badal is a doctor, and her mother Rekha is a homemaker. Richa got married just after completing her graduation and starting her freelancing career with DD-National. She married Aniruddh Thatte in 1997, and the couple moved to Ajmer. There she started working for ‘Dainik Navjyoti’ as a trainee.

After the birth of her daughter Ayesh Thatte, she moved to Delhi and started working at Pt. Ravi Shankar’s administration office. At the same time, she also worked as a Radio Jockey on AIR FM and started anchoring with DD national sports and ETV Urdu.

Parent’s NameFather: Harish Badal
Mother: Rekha Badal
SiblingsBrother: Yashh Badal, Tapas Badal
SpouseAniruddha Thatte (m. 1997)
ChildrenDaughter: Ayesh Thatte
Relationship StatusMarried
Family Information

Richa Anirudh Career, Shows, and Awards

Richa Anirudh is a well-known face in the TV industry. She has been working in this industry for more than two decades and has achieved some remarkable milestones in her career.

She went from freelancing at DD national to working as an anchor at DD sport and ETV Urdu, and she went from working as a trainee at a local news production to working for big news channels like Zee news channel 7.

Her show Zindagi live has been a fan favorite since 2007, when it first aired.

When the milestones are so remarkable, they are bound to bring in Awards and recognition. Here are some of the awards and recognitions that Richa Anirudh Received.

  • Best anchors of the next generation by Pitch Magazine – 2004
  • Best Anchor awards by Ekta Mission – 2005
  • Most Promising Young Female Journalist from Amity Media Excellence Award – 2010
  • Aadhi Abaadi Award – 2012
  • Devrishi Naarad Patrakaar Sammaan honored by Indraprastha Vishwa Sanvad Kendra – 2019
  • Human Rights Award from All India Council of Human Rights, Liberties & Social Justice – 2019
  • Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayaya Award for Re-Engineering India – 2020

Richa Anirudh Social Work

TV anchor Richa Anirudh is amongst those personalities who have a heart of gold. She not only believes in showing the bitter truth about what is happening in the Society that we live in, but she also works hard to help society get rid of those evils.

She founded NGOs to empower the girl child and underprivileged children, NGOs ‘Meri Laadli Foundation & Ayona Digital and Communication Development Foundation’ work towards the upliftment of children from the underprivileged sections of Society.

She and her team are constantly tackling issues like Child Education, Girl Child Empowerment, and taking care of the environment.

Richa Anirudh Salary, Net Worth

Net Worth in Dollar$7 Million(approx)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR 57 Crores (approx.)
SalaryINR 55,000 +
Richa Anirudh Salary/Net Worth

Richa Anirudh Favourite Things

Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressWaheeda Rehman
Favourite Food Golgappe
Favourite Traveling LocationKashmir
Favourite ColorWhite
Favourite Things of Richa

Richa Anirudh Social Media Profiles

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