Arnab Goswami – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Arnab Goswami – “The nation wants to know.”
When we hear this line, then, only one name would come in our mind. That is none other than Arnab Goswami. He demands answers and wants them right now.
Arnab Ranjan Goswami, commonly known as Arnab Goswami is an Indian journalist, television news anchor and editor-in-chief. He is renowned for his live debate program, “The Newshour” and “Frankly Speaking with Arnab” on Times Now channel. He is famous for his direct question, heated argument and sensitization of issues. He is an acclaimed journalist of present India along with Ravish Kumar, Barkha Dutt and Rajdeep Sardesai.
caption: Arnab Goswami with his wife
Arnab Goswami’s Childhood and Personal Details
Arnab Goswami was born on 9 October 1973 in Guwahati to Manoranjan Goswami and Suprabha Goswami. He completed his school education from Mount St. Mary’s school, Delhi and Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jabalpur. He has done graduation in Sociology from Hindu College, Delhi University and Master in Anthropology from Oxford University, England.
This 43 year old, Libra zodiac journalist is the man with 5’11” height and black eye and hair. He loves reading and writing and often watch cricket matches in free time. He lives happily married life with Pipi Goswami.
caption: Arnab Goswami in live debate
Arnab Goswami’s Career
Arnab Goswami started his career as a journalist with “The Telegraph” in Calcutta and subsequently shifted to Delhi and joined NDTV in 1995. Gradually, he climbed the ladder and join NDTV’s core team as a news editor. He did his first ever TV interview with former prime minister Indira Gandhi.
This man single-handedly brought Times Now in its present situation with his unique style of conducting debates on his show “The Newshour”. The extensive coverage of 2006 Mumbai train bombings, interviewing over 200 politicians and analysts during the Trust Vote in October 2008 within a span of 26 hours and 65 hours long live and direct field reporting on 26/11 Mumbai Terror attacks are major works of Arnab Goswami.
He hosts many eminent personalities from politics, sports, films and the corporate world in his program, “Frankly Speaking with Arnab”. Many a time, he is criticized for asking direct questions, demanding answers at any cost, having very extreme views on many issues and not allowing his guests to speak freely. He is condemned excessively for trying to prove his stand right in any circumstances.
caption: Arnab Goswami in award function
Arnab Goswami’s Books and Awards
Along with being a star journalist, he is author also and penned his first book “Combating Terrorism: The Legal Challenge” in 2002, which was positively received.
During his sensational media career, Arnab has won many awards and recognitions. In 2004, he was conferred with “Best News Anchor of Asia” award. At present, he is editor-in-chief of newly launched news channel, Republic TV, and considered as one of the most influential and powerful people in India.
Arnab Goswami’s Net Worth
When you are one of the most recognized television personality in India, then, it is obvious that you would have comfortable and luxurious life. Arnab Goswami has an estimated net worth of INR 360 Crore. He made his fortune through salary income and dividends from personal investment. He resides in lavish life in southern Bandra, Mumbai and owns two luxury cars.
Arnab Goswami – The man who is hated as much as he is loved, but never ignored! When he speaks, you have to listen. When he asks questions, you have to answer. Simply, he is the rock-star of the Indian news media.