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Arnab Goswami (Journalist) Age, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More

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Arnab Goswami

Bio
Real NameArnab Goswami
ProfessionJournalist/News Anchor, Editor in Chief
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 October 1973
Age (as in 2017)44 Years
Birth PlaceGuwahati, Assam, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
NationalityIndian
HometownGuwahati, Assam, India
SchoolMount St. Mary's School, Delhi Cantonment
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur Cantonment
CollegeHindu College, Delhi University, New Delhi
Oxford University, England
Educational QualificationsGraduation in Sociology
Masters in Social Anthropology
FamilyFather- Manoranjan Goswami (Retired Colonel and Politician)
Mother- Suprabha Goswami
Brother- Not Known
Sister- 1 (Indian Defence Service)
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
HobbiesReading, Writing
Controversies• In March 2015, while he was driving towards Worli in Mumbai, he saw a businessman driving his Lamborghini car at a high speed on the Bandra WorlI Sea Link. After which, Arnab called the Mumbai Police to take some action, and the Police arrested the businessman later.
Arnab Goswami Lamborghini controversy
• In May 2017, The Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd (BCCL), which owns TimesNow TV channel, lodged a police complaint against Republic TV Chief Editor Arnab Goswami, claiming infringement of Intellectual Property Rights and other charges.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPipi Goswami
Wife/SpousePipi Goswami
Arnab Goswami with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- Not Known
Son- Not Known
Money Factor
Salary1 crore/month (INR)
Net WorthNot Known

Arnab Goswami

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arnab Goswami

  • Does Arnab Goswami Smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Arnab Goswami Drink Alcohol?: Not Known
  • Arnab was born into a Brahmin family with roots in Bengal.
  • He started his career as a journalist in ‘The Telegraph’ newspaper in Kolkata.
  • In 1995, he joined NDTV as a news broadcaster and after 3 years, he became a news editor.
  • He also worked as a news anchor in DD Metro channel and Star News, alongside Rajdeep Sardesai.
  • In 1998, his father contested for BJP in the general election from Guwahati, but he lost to Congress candidate, Bhubaneswar Kalita.
  • His paternal grandfather, Rajani Kanta Goswami was a Congress leader. Whereas, his maternal grandfather, Gauri Sankar Bhattacharya was a communist in Assam.
  • His grandmother was also into politics.
  • His father was in Indian Army, so his childhood was spent in different cities due to the transferable job of his father.
  • In 2002, he authored his first book, ‘Combating Terrorism: The Legal Challenge.’ Arnab Goswami book Combating Terrorism The Legal Challenge
  • He won the ‘Best News Anchor of Asia’ award in 2004.
  • In 2015, during a debate on a Times Now show, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mahua Moitra showed her middle finger to Goswami on air.

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  • The same year, he became the 1st journalist to ring the opening bell at the BSE on its 140th year. Arnab Goswami BSE
  • Though, he has an image of not letting others speak on his show, in real life he is a good listener.
  • His sister works for Indian Defence and his brother-in-law is in Indian Army.
  • He considers Assamese singer, Late Bhupen Hazarika as his role model.
  • In November 2016, he shocked everyone after announcing his departure from Times Now, to start his venture, Republic.

  • On 6 May 2017, he launched his own English news channel Republic TV, that became the first news channel in India to be aired live on Hotstar.

  • Republic TV beat its rival channel in English genre Times Now, and grabbed the #1 spot within a week of its launch.
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