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Rajiv Makhni Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Ruchitra Makhni
Age: 50 Years
Height: 6' 1"

Rajiv Makhni

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NicknameTech Guru of India
Profession(s)Journalist, Model, Businessman
Famous ForHosting the NDTV technology show "Gadget Guru"
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 1”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Date of Birth10 December 1969 (Wednesday)
Age (as in 2019)50 Years
Zodiac SignSagittarius
BirthplaceAmritsar, Punjab
NationalityIndian
HometownAmritsar, Punjab
School(s)• Guru Harkrishan Public School, New Delhi
• The Doon School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
College/UniversityMonterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico
Educational QualificationMaster of Business Administration (MBA)
HobbiesTravelling and Driving High End Cars
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseRuchitra Makhni (Model)
Rajiv Makhni with his wife Ruchitra Makhni
ChildrenSon- Armaanveer Makhni
Daughter- Amaya Manjeet Makhni
Rajiv Makhni with his daughter Amaya and his son ArmanVeer
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsNone

Rajiv Makhni

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajiv Makhni

  • Rajiv Makhni is a prominent Indian journalist. He hosts technology-related shows on NDTV. He is also the Managing Editor of NDTV.
  • His mother was born in Amritsar, and his grandparents had arrived from Pakistan during the Partition. His father belongs to Burma, but he was thrown out during the conflict of Burma in 1949, after which he settled in Assam.
  • He started his career as a model, and he used to do ramp walks and photoshoots for a lot of famous brands in India.

    Rajiv Makhni in his younger days

    Rajiv Makhni in his younger days

  • He is married to the former supermodel and Miss India, Ruchitra M Makhni.

    Rajiv Makhni with his wife Ruchitra Makhni

    Rajiv Makhni with his wife Ruchitra Makhni

  • He hosts many tech shows on NDTV such as- “Gadget Guru,” “Cell Guru,” “Walk the Tech Talk,” “News Net 3.0.” He also hosts a tech quiz show titled- “Croma Tech Grandmaster.”

    Official poster of Rajiv Makhni's show Cell Guru

    Official poster of Rajiv Makhni’s show Cell Guru

  • Rajiv is also a columnist, and he writes for several publications in India and abroad such as- the “Outlook Group,” “Hindustan Times,” “Mansworld,” “Leisure International,” and many more.
  • In 2012, he was named as the “Television Anchor of the Year” by the Indian Television Academy Awards (ITA). In 2013, he was named as the “Best Anchor on TV” by ITA.
  • In 1995, he had started an Italian gourmet chain of restaurants named “Slice of Italy” with six outlets across India. However, in 2002, the chain had to be sold off to an MNC; as it could not sustain the operation costs and it was not able to complete with brands such as “Dominos” and “Pizza Hut.”

    Rajiv Makhni in his restaurant

    Rajiv Makhni in his restaurant

  • On 20 February 2018, he met and interviewed Sophia, the world’s first AI-powered social humanoid robot.

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