Vikrant Gupta was born on 12 January 1973, is 50 years old, and is currently working as a Senior Sports Anchor/Journalist for AajTak.
Vikrant Gupta began his career in journalism in ‘Indian Express’ as a sports reporter. There he worked for a few years later; he quit his job and joined the India Today AajTak as a senior sports reporter.
He is quite a well-known sports anchor, and he used to appear on Aajtak as a panellist, with some very famous and well-known sports celebrities who have represented their respective country in that particular sport.
Vikrant Gupta had also played Ranji Trophy for Punjab, but later, he chose to become a Sports Anchor. Vikrant Gupta is very popular for his Cricket news anchoring. Moreover, Vikrant has a very deep knowledge of Cricket, which can be seen in his sports news anchoring on the set of AajTak.
Vikrant Gupta Wiki
Vikrant Gupta was born on 12 January 1973 in a typical Hindu family in Chandigarh. Vikrant completed his schooling at a local school in Chandigarh. Later he pursued his bachelor’s in English from the prestigious DAV College.
Vikrant also pursued a degree in Mass Communication from Punjab University to start his career in the world of Journalism. Vikrant’s Zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is currently working as a Senior sports anchor for AajTak.
|Read full name||Vikrant Gupta|
|Profession/ occupation||Sports Anchor/ Journalist|
|Date of birth||12 January 1973|
|Mother’s Name||Yet to Update|
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|Current Address||Noida, Uttar Pradesh|
Vikrant Gupta Height, and Physical Stats
|Height||In Centimetres: 180 cm|
In Metres: 1.80 m
|Biceps size||14 inches|
Vikrant Gupta was married to Minna Gupta in the year 1999. Vikrant Gupta is also blessed with two sons, Aarav and Ishaan. Aarav, like his father, has a deep interest in Cricket.
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|Degree/ graduation||BA (hons) English, Mass Communication Media|
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|Mother’s Name||Yet to Update|
|Wife’s name||Minna Gupta|
|Son||Aarav and Ishaan|
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Vikrant Gupta Salary, and Net Worth
Vikrant Gupta’s salary is 5-7 Lakh rupees per month, and his annual income is 70-80 lakhs.
Vikrant has been a Cricket enthusiast from the beginning of his childhood, and this enthusiasm also leads him to the professional ground 22 yards. He wanted to represent his country as a cricketer.
Later while studying at the Punjab University, he carried on his cricket career side by side. He says that most of his time in his college days he spent on cricket fields, but at the same time, he was also a good scholar.
Later he represented Punjab State in Rajni Trophy, but his cricket career was not upto his expectations.
Vikrant’s career as a Sports Anchor and Journalist. In an interview, Vikrant Gupta said that he never wanted to become a Sports Anchor, yet he aspired to write a column about cricket in his early adulthood days. After his cricket journey, first, he worked as a sports Journalist for Indian express, where he worked for 6 years.
Vikrant said that he trained well as a sports Journalist because there was a well-known Shekhar Gupta, who was Editor-in-Chief and V Krishnaswami, who was sports editor, in his alongside. Later he joined the India Today AajTak group on 2nd January 2003. Vikrant believed that Television news was some sort of corporate job.
Later he did very well in his news initiation in the 2003 South Africa World Cup, and he attracted a lot of attention from his anchoring of common audiences. After that, he never looked back, and now he is the head Sports Anchor in the India Today group for AajTak.
Awards, and Shows Time
Vikrant Gupta is one of India’s most popular sports anchors/ reporters in the shows, whose genre is closely related to Cricket. He is famous among the common people for his anchoring, and people know him widely for his deep sense of knowledge about Cricket.
Vikrant Gupta can be seen as a sports panelist alongside some famous Cricket stars in his 7:30-8:00 PM sports show, which is mainly based on Cricket.
Vikrant Gupta says his 90 percent of work these days is on his YouTube channel.
Vikrant Gupta also interviewed some well-known Indian cricketers, such as Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, and Madan Lal.
It has been 19 years for Vikrant Gupta to be an Anchor for AajTak. His efforts and hardwork that leads to Cricket’s place in the world of news journalism, which got piled up under other news in the past.
Vikrant Gupta had won two NTA Awards for best anchor and sports show- salaam Cricket.
Relationship Status (Marriage)
Vikrant Gupta dated and married Minna Gupta in 1999. Vikrant never disclosed his past relationships and girlfriend, and it remains unknown. Vikrant Gupta has two handsome sons, Aarav and Ishaan.
Aarav is very much interested in Cricket, and there is a possibility that he might walk in the footsteps of his father and, in the future, pursue a career in professional Cricket.
Social Media (Instagram, Twitter)
Unknown Facts about Vikrant Gupta
- Vikrant accepted the job on the recommendation of famous Indian Cricketer Madan Lal, as before, he was working as a sports Journalist for Indian Express. Vikrant and Madan Lal are said to be very close friends from the early days of his childhood.
- Vikrant Gupta has a very keen Interest in Swimming. While he has free time, he used to go swimming with his friends and sometimes with his son Aarav and Ishaan. Vikrant Said swimming was his hobby from the beginning, and he enjoys it.
- Vikrant Gupta had not thought about pursuing a degree in Mass Communication Media. He said that one of his friends told him about the Mass Communication Media entrance form. But somehow, in the end, even if it is a call of destiny or luck that he pursued the MA in Mass Communication, he is one of the shining sports Journalists.
- Vikrant also interviewed famous Indian cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Virendra Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar, and Terminator Harbhajan Singh. Most of them have become very close friends of his.
Vikrant Gupta is Sport news anchor at Aaj Tak News Channel.