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Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt

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Full Name: Barkha Dutt
Birth Date: December 18, 1971
Age: 48 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Journalist
Country: India
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
DivorceDr. Haseeb Drabu, Mir
Net WorthRs.10 Crore
SalaryRs.3.5 crore
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Body Size34-24-36 inches
Birth PlaceNew Delhi
EthnicityNorth Indian
EducationSt. Stephen's College, Jamia Millia Islamia Mass Communication Research Center, Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism
FatherS.P Dutt
MotherPrabha Dutt
SiblingsBahar Dutt 
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Barkha Dutt is an extremely talented and courageous television journalist who is best known for being a news reporter, anchor, columnist, and journalist. Currently, she is associated with the NDTV as consulting the editor.

Barkha Dutt was born on 18th December 1971 in New Delhi, India to Indian parents S.P Dutt (father) and Prabha Dutt (mother). As of 2019, she is 48 years old and her birth sign is Sagittarius. Her father was an Air India official while her mother was a journalist for the Hindustan Times.

She grew up with her sister, Bahar Dutt who is also a television journalist who is currently working for CNN IBN. Barkha holds an Indian nationality and belongs to North Indian ethnicity.

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Barkha Dutt got a degree in English literature from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. After that, she completed her Master’s in Mass Communications from Jamia Millia Islamia Mass Communication Research Center, New Delhi. She also achieved another Master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Professional Career of Barkha Dutt

After completing her education, Brakha immediately joined NDTV as a news reporter. Her mother was also a journalist, it was her main source of inspiration to join this field. Upon embarking on a career with NDTV, she exposed corruption, the truth behind wars, and the misuse of power by politicians.

She was particularly drawn to the media spotlight after she reported the 1999 Indo – Pak Kargil conflict, 2002 Gujarat Riots, and 2008 Mumbai attacks.

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In the year 2008, Barkha Dutt was awarded Padma Shri by the Indian government for her remarkable contribution in the field of journalism. On the following year, she received another award as the Indian News Broadcasting Award for the Most Intelligent News Show Host.
She is often referred to as the Oprah Winfrey of India because of her strong personality. Moreover, Barkha Dutt has also covered conflicts in Kashmir, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq. She has co-authored a chapter in the book, Gujrat: the making of a tragedy and in the year 2015 she wrote a book, The Unquiet Land.

What is the Net Worth of Barkha Dutt as of 2019?

Barkha Dutt has an estimated net worth of around Rs.10 Crore. Her annual salary is above Rs.3.5 crore while her monthly salary is around Rs. 30 lakh.

The main source of her income is the fee she receives for journalism from the channel she works for.

 Is Barkha Dutt Marry Again After her Divorce with Dr. Haseeb Drabu?

Barkha Dutt was first married to a Kashmiri Muslim, Mir. Due to some personal reasons, they divorced later. Other details about her first husband, Mir still remain unknown. After that, she married Dr. Haseeb Drabu who is the chairman of Jammu and KashmiBanknk.

Her second marriage also didn’t last too long and they separated their ways. Similarly, no information about her children as well from her relationship. Currently, Barkha might be single or might be dating someone.

What is Barkha Dutt’s Height and Weight?

Barkha Dutt stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 58 kgs. Her body measurement is 34-24-36 inches while her bra size of 34B. Barkha has both black hair and eyes. She has about 660k followers on her official Facebook account. Her Instagram account holds more than 45k followers. Barkha has around 6.89m followers on her official Twitter account.