Arnab Goswami is an Indian journalist and news anchor and media personality who has a net worth of $60 million. He is the editor-in-chief and managing director of Republic Media Network. Presently, he owns all stakes of the Republic Media Network and operates two channels are Republic Bharat in Hindi and Republic TV in English. He is known for his aggressive debates which his conduct on various hot topics on his news channel.
From 2006 to 2016, he worked as editor-in-chief and a news anchor of Times Now and ET Now. He anchored “The Newshour” a live debate program at 9 pm on Times Now. Later he resigned as editor-in-chief of Times Now and launched his news channel Republic TV in May 2017. He also served at The Telegraph and NDTV as a journalist.
Arnab Goswami Wiki/Biography
Born on 7 March 1973, Arnab Goswami’s age is 47 years as of 2021. He was born and brought up in an army family from Guwahati, Assam, India.
He spent his childhood in various cities across the country and attended different schools. He completed his early education from Mount St. Mary’s School, Delhi Cantonment and then he joined Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur Cantonment from where he completed his senior secondary education.
Arnab completed his graduation in Sociology from the Hindu College University of Delhi, New Delhi. After that, he has done his master’s in Sociology Anthropology from Oxford University, England. Since childhood, Arnab has an interest in debates and he participated in many debate competitions during his school and college life.
|Full Name||Arnab Goswami|
|Net Worth||$60 Million|
|Date of Birth||7 March 1973|
|Birth Place||Guwahati, Assam, India|
|Profession||Journalist, News Anchor and Media Personality|
|School||Mount St. Mary’s School, Delhi|
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur
|College/University||Hindu College University of Delhi, New Delhi|
Oxford University, England
|Education Qualification||Graduation in Sociology|
Masters in Social Anthropology
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Arnab Goswami belongs to a Hindu family from Guwahati, Assam, India. He follows the Hinduism religion and holds an Indian nationality.
His father’s name is Manoranjan Goswami who is a retired Colonel from the Indian army. He is also a politician and contested election from Guwahati but lost the election.
His mother’s name is Suprabha Goswami who is a housewife.
His grandfather’s name is Rajani Kanta Goswami who was a judge by profession and also worked as an independent activist and leader with Bharatiya Jana Sangh.
His uncle’s name is Dinesh Goswami who served as union law minister for a brief time.
He has one sibling, his sister is in Indian defense services same as his brother-in-law.
Arnab Goswami’s marital status is married. His wife’s name is Pipi Goswami, the couple has two children. Currently, he is living happily with his family in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
|Father Name||Manoranjan Goswami|
|Mother Name||Suprabha Goswami|
|Girlfriend||Pipi Goswami (Samyabrata Ray Goswami)|
|Wife Name||Pipi Goswami (Samyabrata Ray Goswami)|
Arnab Goswami is a good looking man with an attractive and charming personality. He is 5 feet and 11 inches tall and his bodyweight weighs around 75 Kg.
He is of muscular body type with impressive body measurements. He has black color hair and also has sparkling black color beautiful eyes.
Arnab Goswami started his career as a journalist with the newspaper The Telegraph in 1990. He worked there for only a few months and then shifted his job.
In 1995, he relocated to Delhi and started working as a news anchor with the popular news channel NDTV 24*7. After working for 3 years as a news anchor with the channel he was promoted as news editor in the channel.
He hosted his news show on the channel and even co-hosted popular news anchor Rajdeep Sardesai on DD Metro Channel. After that in 2002, Arnab launched his first book titled Combating Terrorism The Legal Challenge which was focused on the difficulties in law-making against terrorists and terrorism.
In 2006, Arnab started his journey as the editor in chief with the Times Now news channel and hosted various popular news shows.
He hosted the show Newshour and Frankly Speaking with Arnab in which he interviewed many known personalities. After working 10 years with the channel Arnab left his job and started a new chapter in his career.
In the year 2017, Arnab started his news channel titled Republic TV and become the number one news channel soon after its launch. He is known for his powerful and aggressive debates which hed conducts on hot current topics.
Arnab was involved in several controversies throughout his career in journalism. He has been criticized by many people many times for his style of conducting debates on his news channel. He was even criticized for identifying a rape-accused as rapist and terror-accused as a terrorist.
He also received a notice from the News Broadcasting Standards Authority when he used inappropriate words against a person during his show. The NBSA demanded an apology from the channel.
In the year 2017, The Times Now group has registered a complaint against Arnab for claiming theft, infringement of intellectual property rights, criminal breach of trust, and various other charges. Later in the same year, congress’s MP Shashi Tharoor filed a complaint against Arnab for linking his name with his wife’s death.
Recently, he faced criticism for using an inappropriate word against congress’s head Sonia Gandhi in connection with the lynching case that took place in Palghar, Maharashtra. On 4 November 2020, he was arrested by Mumbai police in connection with a two old year case in which Arnab was investigated for his involvement in the death of an architect named Anvay Naik. According to the reports, the architect committed suicide in May 2018 with his mother and left a suicide note after him in which he blamed Arnab for his death.
In 2003, he has won the Asian Television Award for Best Presenter. In 2007, he has received the Society Young Achievers Award.
In 2010, he bagged the Assamese of the year Award and in the same year, he has also won the Ramnath Goenka Award for his Excellence in Journalism by the Indian Express Group.
Facts and Information
He loves singing, reading, traveling, and watching movies in his free time.
In 2015, Arnab got the opportunity to ring the opening bell of the BSE on its 140th anniversary. He becomes the first journalist who receives this honor.
He likes Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his favorite politician. He interviewed Sonia Gandhi for his first personal interview.