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Chitra Tripathi (News Anchor) Net Worth 2023: Wikipedia, Age, Height, Husband, Biography

Chitra Tripathi is one of the well-known faces in the Journalism Industry. She is a famous news anchor and editor who mostly appears in debate sessions for the “Aaj Tak” news channel. She is a confident girl who is mainly popular for her bold and confident debates on the channel. Chitra Tripathi joined Sahara Samay news channel as a producer and news anchor. She also used to host the prime show “Betiyan” in the channel, for this show she gained a huge appreciation and fan following, and for her story “Hindustan Ka Mission Jai Hind” with the channel also received huge appreciation from everyone and even from Indian Army.

She was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. She is currently working with the AAJ TAK news channel. She started her career by joining Sahara India. After that, she worked with many news channels like ETV News, India News, and News 24. She did her education from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. After completing her primary education, she went to Deep Dyal Upadhaya Gorakhpur University for pursuing his graduation.

Since childhood she was inclined towards defence and always wanted to join the Indian Army. In her early schooling  days she also paticipated in NCC camps and activities and also bagged a gold medal at the Republic Day Parade in Delhi.

She has done her masters in Defense Studies. She is married to Atul Aggarwal. He is also a popular News journalist and Anchor. In 2015, Chitra was appreciated by presenting her the prestigious Ramnath Goenka awards. She also displayed her interest in NCC and in fact, she earned an award in that field. She gained working experience in several news channels like Sahara India, Doordarshan, News24, etc., Her marriage is a love cum arrange marriage.

Chitra Tripathi Net Worth

Chitra Tripathi’s net worth is $0.5 Million at the age of 35 years old. Chitra Tripathi earned the money being a professional News Anchor. Chitra Tripathi is from India.

Chitra Tripathi Career:

In 2016 the journalist joined one of the most popular news channels “ABP News” and hosted many prime shows in the channel like “2019 Kaun Jeetega”, “Kaun Banega Mukhyamantri”, “Modi Ke 4 Sal”, and many other popular debate shows. She also hosted a weekly prime debate show “Press Conference” in the channel. In no time she becomes one of the most popular TV anchors in the channel. After working for 3 years in “ABP News” Chitra left the channel in 2019.

Chitra Tripathi Siblings, Family, and Friends

The journalist belongs to a middle-class family in Gorakhpur, her father’s and mother’s name is not known even there is no information about their profession. Chitra also has three younger siblings, her brothers Amit Tripathi and Aditya Tripathi and her younger sister Shweta Tripathi who is also a famous news anchor.

Chitra Tripathi’s marital status is married. She is married to her long time boyfriend and colleague Atul Agrawal. The couple got married on 23 November 2008 after dating each other for a long time. The couple met each other on the sets of a news channel as her husband Atul Agrawal is also a news anchor by profession.

The couple is blessed with a boy named Aum Agrawal, the family looks cute together and currently living happily in Delhi, India.


Birth NameChitra Tripathi
Nick NameChitru
Age(as in 2023) 37 Years
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignTaurus
Birth PlaceGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Date of Birth11 May 1986
ResidenceSupertech Eco Village -1 Residential Apartments, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Home TownGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
HobbiesReading Novels, Travelling, Cooking, Gymming


Mother’s NameNot Known
Father’s NameNot Known
BrotherAmit Tripathi (Younger), Aditya Tripathi (Younger)
SisterShweta Tripathi (Younger, News Anchor)

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseAtul Agrawal (m. 2008-present)
Marriage Date23 November 2008
ChildrenSon- Aum


SchoolA. D. Government Girls Inter College, Gorakhpur
College/UniversityDeendayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University
Educational QualificationPost Graduate (Defense Studies)
ProfessionJournalist, Scriptwriter, Producer
Career Debut2005
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Favorite Things

Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan
Favourite WriterRekha
Favourite Movie(s)Harishankar Parsai
HobbiesReading Novels, Travelling, Cooking, Gymming
ControversiesIn 2016, she registered a complaint of domestic violence against her husband at the Police Station of Sector 24 in Noida. However, later, the couple sorts out the matter.

Chitra Tripathi Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in (2023)$1.5 Million
Estimated Net Worth in (2022)$0.5 Million
Previous Year’s Net Worth (2021)Under Review
Salary$6K Per movie/episode
Income SourceNews Anchoring

According to Various Online resources, famous News Anchor Chitra Tripathi’s net worth is $1.5 Million at the age of 38 years old. Chitra Tripathi earned the money being a professional News Anchor. Chitra Tripathi is from India.


Chitra Tripathi Awards & Achievements
2016Ramnath Goenka Excellence In Journalism Award
2018NCC Achievers Award

Chitra Tripathi started her career with a regional news channel ETV, after which she started appearing on National TV Doordarshan. In her 14-year (till 2019) career, she has worked with major news channels like News24, Sahara Samay, India News, ABP News. After joining ABP News in 2016, Chitra Tripathi’s face was successful in creating a distinct identity in the entire country. However, she has hosted shows like “2019 Kaun Jeetega”, “Kaun Banega CM”, “Modi Ke Char saal” and “Bihar Ka Neta Kaisa Ho” with this channel. For which ABP News also honored her with the Best Anchor Award.

On 11 February 2019, Chitra left ABP News and joined Aaj Tak. She is working on the post of deputy editor/anchor on this channel and at 7 pm, the show hosts ‘Desh Tak’.

Lesser Known Facts About Chitra Tripathi

  • Does Chitra smoke?: No
  • Does Chitra drink alcohol?: No
  • Chitra hails from a middle-class religious family.
  • Once, as an NCC cadet, she had received a gold medal at the Republic Day Parade in Delhi.
  • During her post-graduation, she never thought of becoming a journalist; as she wanted to join the Indian Army. But when she started her career at a Doordarshan Center in Gorakhpur, it changed her mind and she decided to pursue a career in journalism.
  • After moving from Gorakhpur to Delhi, she initially worked at Sahara India.
  • In 2008, she got married to her long-time boyfriend Atul Agarwal who is also a noted Hindi TV journalist and news anchor.
  • Before joining ABP News, she had worked with Doordarshan, India News, Sahara India, News 24, and ETV Network.
  • When Chitra was working at India News, the Indian Army gave her a letter of appreciation for her story ‘Hindustan Ka Mission Jai Hind.’
  • After joining ABP News in 2016, she started hosting shows like ‘2019 Kaun Jeetega’ ‘Kaun Banega Mukhiyamantri’ ‘Modi Ke 4 Saal,’ and the weekly show ‘Press Conference.’
  • On 11 February 2019, Chitra resigned from ABP News and joined Aaj Tak as the Deputy Editor and Anchor.” There she hosted the show ‘Desh Tak.’
  • Once, while in ABP News, Chitra did a story on a village in Uttar Pradesh where there was no electricity in any house; except the house of the local BJP MLA. Post her coverage, the electricity poles were erected all over the village within three days, and the villagers started experiencing electricity for the first time after India’s independence.
  • Chitra received huge popularity when she reported from Kumbh; riding a Bullet bike.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who Is Chitra Tripathi?

Chitra Is An Indian Journalist, Producer, And A Scriptwriter. In 2019, She Is Working As The ‘deputy Editor And Anchor’ At The Popular News Channel “Aaj Tak.”

What Is The Age Of Chitra Tripathi?

Date Of Birth 11 May 1986, Age (As In 2023) 37 Years, Birthplace Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Why Did Chitra Tripathi Left ABP?

According To The Speculations From The Abp Employees, Bajpai Was Asked To Resign After The Pressure From The Modi Government. According To The Wire, Milind Khandekar’s Exit From The Channel Was Also Triggered After The Story Of Chhattisgarh Farmer.

Who Is The Husband Of Chitra?

Chitra Tripathi Got Married To Her Long Time Boyfriend Atul Agarwal Who Is Also A Noted Tv Journalist And News Anchor. They Got Married In 2008. The Couple Has Son And They Are Living Happily In Noida.

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