MyFirmCare came up with a new list of Top 5 Highest Paid News Anchor of India 2020.
Television news anchor gets more payment than we estimate, and they even deserve that. Being an anchor doesn’t mean you simply read out the news, it means you need to present every news in such a way that the viewers of your show get interested in watching it, and these below mentioned news anchor perform their job very well.
- Age: 46 Years
- Income: 12 Crores/Annum
- Position: Editor-in-Chief, MD of Republic TV
Arnab Ranjan Goswami, widely known by Arnab Goswami is a well known Media Personality in India as well as abroad. He is Editor
According to a report, the monthly income of Arnab Goswami is estimated to be 1 Crore, which sums up to 12 Crores per annum. He is the highest-paid news anchor of India.
2. Rajdeep Sardesai
- Age: 55 Years
- Income: 10 Crores/Annum
- Position: Consulting Editor at India Today Group
Rajdeep Sardesai is the Consulting Editor at India Today Group while also hosts the show namely “prime time” on India Today Television at 9:00 p.m. He once launched his own Global Broadcast News (GBN) in partnership with CNN-IBN7, IBN, and IBN-Lokmat, by positioning him as Editor-in-Chief of that company. However, he resigned from his position as Editor-in-Chief in July 2014.
According to a report, the monthly income of Rajdeep Sardesai is estimated to be around 80 Lakhs, which sums up to 10 Crores per annum. He is the second-highest-paid news anchor of India.
3. Rajat Sharma
- Age: 63 Years
- Income: 3.6 Crores
- Position: Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV
Rajat Sharam is popular for his show “Aap Ki Adalat”, which started to broadcast on the news channel, “India TV” from 1993. He is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of an Indian News Channel, “India Tv”
According to a report, the monthly income of Rajat Sharam is estimated to be around 30 Lakhs, which sums up to 3.6 Crores per annum. He is the third-highest-paid news anchor of India.
4. Barkha Dutt
- Age: 48
- Income: 3.5 Crores/Annum
- Position: Author, YouTuber, News Anchor
Barkha Dutt is Author of “This Unquiet Land: Stories from India’s Fault Lines” and few other books, Owner of her own YouTube news channel, namely “MoJo”, apart from being an Indian television journalist. She was working as News ANCHOR in NDTV, from where she gave resign in January 2017, after working for 21 Years at NDTV.
According to a report, the monthly income of Barkha Dutt is estimated to be around 30 Lakhs, which sums up to around 3.5 Crores per annum. She is the fourth-highest-paid news anchor of India.
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5. Sudhir Chaudhary
- Age: 46
- Income: 3 Crores
- Position: Editor-in-Chief of Zee News
Sudhir Chaudhary is a well-known media personality, famous for his show, “DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary“. He is also seen as the face of Indian News Channel “Zee News”. He is Editor-in-Chief of Indian News Channel, Zee News, and also hosts a popular news prime-time show, “DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary“, where DNA Stands Daily News And Analysis.
According to a report, the monthly income of Sudhir Chaudhary is estimated to be around 25 Lakhs, which sums up to 3 Crores per annum. He is the fifth-highest-paid news anchor of India.
Every Data regarding the income of news anchor is on the basis of a few reports, researched by our Experts.