Shekhar Gupta Wiki Biography, Age, Family, Career & more

Shekhar Gupta
Shekhar Gupta

Shekhar Gupta Wiki Biography: Shekhar Gupta is an Indian Journalist and Author. He has also worked with Indian Express and NDTV News Channels. Shekhar Gupta is the current Editor-in-chief and Founder of ThePrint. He was born in Palwal, Haryana, India.

Shekhar Gupta started his career in 1977 as a journalist in Indian Express. He worked in Indian Express for six years and then resigned to join India Today. Shekhar again joined Indian Express in 1996 as Editor-in-chief and CEO. He resigned from Indian Express in 2014. Then in August 2017, he launched his own news website and digital media news company ThePrint. He is currently the Editor-in-chief of ThePrint.

Shekhar Gupta is quite popular on social media. He has a huge fan following on Twitter. He has around 2.3M followers on Twitter. Besides Twitter he is also popular on Instagram. He has around 17K followers on Instagram.

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Full NameShekhar Gupta
Nick NameShekhar Gupta
Date Of BirthAugust 26, 1957
Birth PlacePalwal, Haryana, India
ReligionHinduism
Horoscope Virgo
NationalityIndian
SchoolingSaraswati Shishu Mandir, Palwal 
CollegeSchool Of Communication Studies, Panjab University
QualificationBachelor Degree Journalism
Career Start1977
ProfessionEditor-in-chief, Journalist, Author

Shekhar Gupta YouTube

Shekhar Gupta doesn’t has his own YouTube channel but his company ThePrint has a huge following on social media.

His channel’s YouTube Channel is ThePrint. He has around 1.11M Subscribers on YouTube.

YouTube Channel ThePrint
Subscribers1.11 Million

Shekhar Gupta Family

Shekhar Gupta was born on August 26, 1957 in Palwal District of Haryana State(India). There is not much information available on internet about his family 

Shekhar Gupta Married Life & Girlfriend

Shekhar Gupta is Married. He is married to Neelam Jolly. She is a social worker. There is not much information on internet about her personal life.

Some Interesting and Unknown Facts About Shekhar Gupta

  • Shekhar Gupta did his schooling from Saraswati Shishu Mandir in Palwal. He studied in this school for three years and then went to Punjab for further studies.
  • He was interested in Arts rather then Science in his school life.
  • Shekhar completed his Bachelor Degree in Journalism from Panjab University.
  • He started his career as a Journalist in Indian Express in 1977 and worked there for 6 six years and finally quitting from his post.
  • Then Shekhar joined India Today in 1983 and covered various topics like Operation Bluestar, the Nellie Massacre in Assam and the Gulf in 1991.
  • He won the 1985 Inlaks Award for Young Journalist of the year.
  •  Then in 1996, Shekhar again joined Indian Express as Editor-in-chief and CEO. He worked with Indian Express for almost 18 years and finally resigned in 2014.
  • Shekhar was also awarded Padma Bhushan by the UPA Government in 2009 for his contribution to Journalism. 
  • He has also worked with NDTV and hosted the show “Walk The Talk With Shekhar Gupta”.
  • Shekhar launched a book in 2017. The book contains 25 of the most impactful political interviews from his shows “Walk The Talk”.
  • Shekhar Gupta launched his own digital media company ThePrint in August 2017. He is currently the Editor-in-chief of ThePrint.

Favourite Things

  • Shekhar Gupta’s favourite foods are Continental and Gujarati.
  • He likes playing Badminton and Cricket.
  • His loves listening to Indian Classical music.
  • He loves Travelling.

Social Media

Instagram@Shekharguptaofficial
Twitter@ShekharGupta
FacebookShekhar Gupta

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Shekhar Gupta’s Salary and Net Worth

Shekhar Gupta has a net worth of $1 Million USD. His income source is mainly Journalism. He is also Editor-in-Chief of his own digital Media news company ThePrint.

Hobbies, Interests

Shekhar Gupta likes Journalism a lot. He is also very fond of watching movies and listening music. He loves Indian Classical Music. His favourite food is Gujarati.

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