Biography / Wiki
Journalism is the protection between people and any sort of totalitarian rule. That’s why ‘Sumit Awasthi’, admittedly a flawed one, is a journalist and anchor. Journalism runs in his blood as his father was a journalist at the ‘Akashvani.’
He is one of the top-most news anchors in India who has more than 20 years of experience in journalism. He is better known for his elegant style, quick-expression, gentle voice, and outspoken thoughts.
For his contribution to Journalism, he received the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award in 2019, the Madhav Jyoti Award as the best correspondent in 2012, and many other prestigious awards. Currently, he works at ABP News in the post of Vice President (News & Production) and is considered the most reliable face on TV news.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 23rd April 1973, Sumit Awasthi turned 48 years old in the year 2021. He is tall with a height of 173 in centimeters and 5’8” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 70 in kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds.
He seems more elegant with his black eyes and salt & pepper hairs. His body measures 42 inches chest, 34 inches waist and biceps size is 13 inches
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sumit Awasthi is $3-$5 million approx.
Education / Family
Sumit was born and raised up in Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Suresh Awasthi who is a former journalist while his mother’s name is not known.
As of his education, he completed his schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indore, and further enrolled at Holkar Science College, Indore to pursue his graduation in science. After that, he went to Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Delhi to complete his post-graduation in Journalism.
|Birth Place||Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh|
|Date Of Birth||23rd April 1973|
|Age||48 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 173 cm
In feet inches – 5’8”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 70 kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|Profession||Journalist and Anchor|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indore|
|College||Holkar Science College, Indore
Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Delhi
|Home Town||Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh|
|Fathers Name||Suresh Awasthi (Former Journalist)
|Mothers Name||Name Not Known
Career / Fashion And Style
As of his career, he started his career by writing newspapers like Pioneer, Navbharat Times, Jansatta, and many more. After an internship in Jansatta, he joined ‘Zee News’ as a journalist and anchor in 1997. In 2014, he quits Zee News and joined ‘News 18 India’.
Moreover, He also joined Aaj Tak and host the primetime show ‘Dastak’. Thereafter, he worked at IBN-7, as Senior Editor (Political) and Prime Time Anchor. He also covered news related to cricket and international politics like the Harbhajan-Symonds controversy, elections in Pakistan, and the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
Later, he joined ABP news in 2018 as a consulting editor and now takes charge of the editorial department with all editorial resources.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with her beautiful wife Alokananda Sen Awasthi. The couple is blessed with two sons, one of whom is named Satwick Awasthi, and the name of the second child is not known at this moment.
|Wife||Alokananda Sen Awasthi
|Children||Sons – Two (Satwick Awasthi and Name of second is not known)
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Sumit Awasthi
- He was linked with the ‘Bhartiya Suchna Sewa.’
- He attempted twice to secure his career in the Indian Army but failed both times.
- In 2019, he received ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards.’
- He gave special recognition by the ‘Kandahar airplane hijacking’ case.
- He anchored a famous show named ‘Shabaash India.’
- He also appeared in the popular game show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ as an expert in various episodes.
- His father worked with the ‘Indian Information Service’ at All India Radio.
- He did an internship in journalism with Jansatta after completing his PG.
- Sumit follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- He is very fond of traveling, gardening, and playing snooker.