Chitra Tripathi-Bio, Author, Net Worth, Journalist

Chitra Tripathi

Chitra Tripathi

Chitra Tripathi is an Indian news anchor currently working in Hindi news channel AAJ TAK News. Tripathi started her career in 2005 from Gorakhpur Doordarshan.

Born11 August 1986
Height5 ft 6 inches (168 cm)
Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
SpouseAtul Agarwal
ProfessionJournalist, Scriptwriter, Producer


Chitra Tripathi is an established News Anchor. She was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. She has worked in famous television news channel such as AAJ TAK , ABP News and India News etc. She is currently working as a deputy editor and news anchor on the news channel Aaj Tak. Her age is 37 years as of 2023.

Birth and Family

Chitra Tripathi was born on 11 May 1986 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. She belongs to a middle class Hindu Brahmin family. Her childhood was spent in Gorakhpur.

Chitra Tripathi married to a news anchor Atul Aggarwal on 23 November 2008. It was a love marriage. This couple has also blessed with a son. Her son’s name is Aum.

Chitra Tripathi’s younger sister Sweta Tripathi is also a news anchor like her, who is currently working with Republic India.


Chitra Tripathi got her early education form Gorakhpur. She completed her schooling from A.D. Government Girls Inter College, Gorakhpur. Afterwards she did her post-graduation from Deendayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University. Chitra Tripathi did her post-graduation in defense studies. She had never even dreamed that she would work in television news anchoring.

Chitra wanted to join Indian Defense. In the childhood , she received the gold medal in NCC cadet and she has also participated in the parade on Rajpath on Republic Day.

Chitra Tripathi
Chitra Tripathi


Chitra Tripathi started her career with a regional news channel ETV, after which she started appearing on National TV Doordarshan. In her 14 year(till 2019) career, she has worked with major news channels like News24, Sahara Samay, India News, ABP News.

After joining ABP news in 2016, Chitra Tripathi’s face was successful in creating a distinct identity in the entire country. However she has hosted shows like “2019 Kaun Jeetega”, “Kaun Banega CM”, “Modi Ke Char Saal” and “Bihar Ka Neta Kaisa Ho” with this channel. For which ABP News also honored her with the Best Anchor Award.

On 11 February 2019, Chitra left ABP News and joined Aaj Tak. She is working on the post of deputy editor/anchor on this channel and at 7 pm, the show hosts ‘Desh Tak’.


  • Chitra was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Excellence Award in the year 2016.
  • In 2018 Chitra got the NCC Achievers Award.
  • In the year 2001, Chitra was awarded a gold medal for commanding the Republic day Gord of Honor and due to this achievement, she also got an opportunity to meet Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence.
  • She was also received Gold Medal in ‘Defense Studies’ from Gorakhpur University.
  • ABP management has honored her many times with best news anchor.
  • A letter of appreciation has also been given by the Indian Army to her for the “Hindustan Ka Mission Jai Hind”.
Chitra Tripathi
Chitra Tripathi

Chitra Tripathi Net Worth

According to various resources , famous News Anchor Chitra Tripathi’s net worth is $1.5 Million which is around 2 crores+ in Indian Rupees. Chitra Tripathi earned the money being a professional News Anchor.


Chitra earns more than 1-2 crores per year. Her monthly salary in Indian rupees are 15 Lakhs+. It has also been observed that the net worth of Chitra has always seen a positive trend in terms of growth.

Chitra Tripathi
Chitra Tripathi

Net Worth$ 1.5 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees2 Crores+ INR
Monthly Income And Salary$6K Per episode
Yearly Income1 – 2 Crore +
Income SourceNews Anchoring

Social Media of Chitra Tripathi

Chitra Tripathi is very active on social media. She is followed by many big politicians. Through Facebook ,a woman named Bhanumati from a village was nominated for the President’s Award, which was awarded by the then President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi.


Chitra Tripathi

Chitra Tripathi
Chitra Tripathi

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What is the age of Chitra Tripathi?
Ans. Chitra Tripathi age is 37 years as of 2023.

2. Who is the husband of Chitra Tripathi?
Ans. Her husband name is Atul Agarwal.

3.Is Chitra Tripathi left AajTak?
Ans. Tripathi has returned as the Editor of Special Projects at Aaj Tak.

4. Who is the CEO of AajTak?
Ans. Rahul Kanwal is the News Director of India Today and AajTak and the Executive Director of Business Today.

5. Where is Chitra Tripathi now ?
Ans. At AajTak, Tripathi will be Editor, Special Projects. She will report to Supriya Prasad, News Director. She will be based in Noida.