Ravish Kumar Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Ravish Kumar Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Ravish Kumar Biography

Ravish Kumar, born on December 5, 1974, is an acclaimed Indian television anchor and journalist. Renowned for his incisive reporting, he is the Senior Executive Editor at NDTV India, a prominent news channel. Kumar has received numerous accolades, including the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award, recognizing his impactful work in broadcast journalism. Known for his fearless approach and commitment to unbiased reporting, he has become a respected voice in Indian media. Beyond his professional endeavors, Kumar is recognized for his social commentary and advocacy for press freedom. His thought-provoking discussions and investigative journalism have left an indelible mark on the Indian media landscape.

General Information About Famous Television Anchor and Journalist Ravish Kumar

Full NameRavish Kumar
ProfessionTelevision Anchor, Journalist
Date of BirthDecember 5, 1974
Current age49 years, 5 months, 23 days
WifeNayana Dasgupta

Exploring Ravish Kumar Personal Journey

NameRavish Kumar
Birth NameRavish Kumar
Heightin centimeters– 183 cm
in meters– 1.83 m
in feet inches– 6
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorSalt& Pepper
Date of BirthDecember 5, 1974
Present AddressN/A
HometownMotihari, Bihar

Ravish Kumar Education

SchoolLoyola High School, Patna, India
College/University• Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi
• Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi
Educational Qualification(s)• BA in History from Deshbandhu College
• MA in History from Deshbandhu College
• M.Phil. from Delhi University
• Post-graduate diploma in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication

Ravish Kumar Favorite

TeacherLate Parthasarathi Gupta (History Professor of Delhi University)
ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Singer(s)Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh, Mohammed Aziz

Ravish Kumar Relationship Journey

WifeNayana Dasgupta

Ravish Kumar Career Journey

Associated WithNDTV India

Note: He resigned from NDTV on 30 November 2022. [1]
JoinedYear 1996
DesignationSenior Executive Editor at NDTV India
Famous Shows• Ravish Ki Report on NDTV India
• Hum Log on NDTV India
• Prime Time on NDTV India
Awards, Honours, Achievements2010: Ganesh Sankar Vidyarthi Award

2013: Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for the Journalist of The Year

2014: Indian News Television Award for the best news anchor in Hindi
2016: The Indian Express included him in the 100 most influential Indians list. The same year, he was named the best journalist of the year by Mumbai Press Club

2017: Honoured with the first Kuldip Nayar journalism award for his contribution to the field of journalism


• Awarded Ramon Magsaysay Award for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless.”

• On 22 September 2019, he received the inaugural Gauri Lankesh National Journalism Award in Bengaluru

Ravish Kumar Career Statistics

Resignation from NDTVOn November 30, 2022, Ravish Kumar resigned as the Senior Executive Editor of NDTV following the Roy’s exit.
Modest BackgroundHails from a modest family in Bihar.
Educational JourneyCompleted schooling in Patna, moved to Delhi in 1990 for further studies.
Mentors at Deshbandhu CollegeMentored by Anil Sethi and Rana Bahal, who taught him English and life skills.
Civil Services AttemptPrepared for Civil Services but did not succeed.
Initial Fear of English-Speaking PeopleTerrified by English speakers, lived in Govindpuri away from English-speaking zones.
Influence of Professor PSGProfoundly influenced by late Parthasarathi Gupta’s lectures on urbanization at Delhi University.
Love Story with Nayana DasguptaMet future wife Nayana during M.Phil; faced opposition due to caste differences but married her.
Entry into JournalismJoined NDTV India in 1996 after post-graduate diploma in journalism.
Innovative Show “Ravish Ki Report”Known for covering untold stories in layman’s language, starting with “Ravish Ki Report” on Paharganj.
Brother in PoliticsBrajesh Kumar Pandey, his brother, is an active politician in Bihar.
Critical View on TV NewsAdvocates against biased TV reporting, advises against watching television news.
Social Media and TrollingOften shares posts about being trolled and interference in his personal life.
Micro-Fiction Writing – “Laprek”Developed a unique style of micro-fiction stories compiled in the book “Ishq Mein Sheher Hona.”
AuthorshipAuthored books like “The Free Voice – On Democracy, Culture, and The Nation.”
BloggingRuns a blog, ‘naisadak.blogspot.com,’ publishing satirical articles on various issues.
Portrayal in MediaPopular YouTube channel TSP runs “Rabish Ki Report,” portraying Ravish Kumar as “Raja Rabish Kumar.”
Ganesh Sankar Vidyarthi AwardAwarded in 2010 for Creative Literature and Hindi Journalism.
Long Stay in DelhiNever expected to live in Delhi for over two decades.
Ramon Magsaysay Award (2019)Became the first Hindi journalist honored with the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2019.
Award-Winning Documentary (2022)Documentary “While We Watched” won the Amplify Voices Award at TIFF-2022, showcasing Ravish Kumar’s journey.
Personal ReflectionIn a video, Ravish Kumar expresses surprise at staying in Delhi for over two decades.

Ravish Kumar Income

Net Worth  Rs. 158 Crore 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ravish Kumar

What awards has Ravish Kumar won?

Ravish Kumar has won several awards, including the Ramon Magsaysay Award.

What is Ravish Kumar’s height?

Ravish Kumar’s height is in feet 6

Where can one watch the documentary “While We Watched Ravish Kumar”

The documentary “While We Watched Ravish Kumar” may be available on certain streaming platforms or through online video rental services.

What is Ravish Kumar’s full name?

Ravish Kumar’s full name is Ravish Kumar Pandey.

Does Ravish Kumar have a YouTube channel?

Yes, Ravish Kumar has an official YouTube channel where he shares his views and news analysis.

What is Ravish Kumar’s current job?

Ravish Kumar is a senior journalist and news anchor associated with NDTV.

Who is Ravish Kumar’s brother?

Ravish Kumar’s brother’s name is Brijesh Pandey.

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