Sumit Awasthi Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Sumit Awasthi

Biography / Wiki

Journalism is the protection between people and any sort of totalitarian rule. That’s why ‘Sumit Awasthi’, admittedly a flawed one, is a journalist and anchor. Journalism runs in his blood as his father was a journalist at the ‘Akashvani.’

He is one of the top-most news anchors in India who has more than 20 years of experience in journalism. He is better known for his elegant style, quick-expression, gentle voice, and outspoken thoughts.

For his contribution to Journalism, he received the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award in 2019, the Madhav Jyoti Award as the best correspondent in 2012, and many other prestigious awards. Currently, he works at ABP News in the post of Vice President (News & Production) and is considered the most reliable face on TV news.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 23rd April 1973, Sumit Awasthi turned 48 years old in the year 2021. He is tall with a height of 173 in centimeters and 5’8” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 70 in kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds.

He seems more elegant with his black eyes and salt & pepper hairs. His body measures 42 inches chest, 34 inches waist and biceps size is 13 inches

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sumit Awasthi is $3-$5 million approx.

Education / Family

Sumit was born and raised up in Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Suresh Awasthi who is a former journalist while his mother’s name is not known.

As of his education, he completed his schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indore, and further enrolled at Holkar Science College, Indore to pursue his graduation in science. After that, he went to Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Delhi to complete his post-graduation in Journalism.


Sumit Awasthi

Nickname Not Known
Birth Place Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh
Date Of Birth 23rd April 1973
Age 50 Years
Height In centimeters – 173 cm

In feet inches – 5’8”

Weight In Kilograms – 70 kg

In Pounds – 154 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Profession Journalist and Anchor
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indore
College Holkar Science College, Indore

Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, Delhi

Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh
Fathers Name Suresh Awasthi (Former Journalist)


Sumit Awasthi's father
Sumit Awasthi’s father

Mothers Name Name Not Known


Sumit Awasthi's with his mother
Sumit Awasthi’s with his mother

Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

As of his career, he started his career by writing newspapers like Pioneer, Navbharat Times, Jansatta, and many more. After an internship in Jansatta, he joined ‘Zee News’ as a journalist and anchor in 1997. In 2014, he quits Zee News and joined ‘News 18 India’.

Moreover, He also joined Aaj Tak and host the primetime show ‘Dastak’. Thereafter, he worked at IBN-7, as Senior Editor (Political) and Prime Time Anchor. He also covered news related to cricket and international politics like the Harbhajan-Symonds controversy, elections in Pakistan, and the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.

Later, he joined ABP news in 2018 as a consulting editor and now takes charge of the editorial department with all editorial resources.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with her beautiful wife Alokananda Sen Awasthi. The couple is blessed with two sons, one of whom is named Satwick Awasthi, and the name of the second child is not known at this moment.

Girlfriends Not Known
Marital Status Married
Wife Alokananda Sen Awasthi


Sumit Awasthi's with his wife
Sumit Awasthi’s with his wife

Children Sons – Two (Satwick Awasthi and Name of second is not known)


Sumit Awasthi's with his sons
Sumit Awasthi’s with his sons

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.

Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known

Sumit Awasthi

Some Interesting Facts About Sumit Awasthi

  • He was linked with the ‘Bhartiya Suchna Sewa.’
  • He attempted twice to secure his career in the Indian Army but failed both times.
  • In 2019, he received ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards.’
  • He gave special recognition by the ‘Kandahar airplane hijacking’ case.
  • He anchored a famous show named ‘Shabaash India.’
  • He also appeared in the popular game show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ as an expert in various episodes.
  • His father worked with the ‘Indian Information Service’ at All India Radio.
  • He did an internship in journalism with Jansatta after completing his PG.
  • Sumit follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • He is very fond of traveling, gardening, and playing snooker.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @beingawasthisumit
  2. Twitter@awasthis
  3. Facebook @SumitAwasthi