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Sumit Awasthi is an Indian journalist and news presenter. He has been associated with the field of journalism for more than 2 decades. He has worked with channels like Aaj Tak, News18 India and Zee News in his career. Sumit is one of the most popular news anchors in the country.

Birth & Family

Sumit Awasthi was born in Gautam Budhnagar, Uttar Pradesh. He is the son of Suresh Awasthi and Sheela Kapoor. His father worked as a journalist with the ‘Indian Information Service’ at All India Radio.

Sumit did his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indore. He enrolled in Holkar Science College, Indore to pursue a bachelor’s degree in science. Later, he did his post graduation in journalism from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi. Sumit wanted to join the Indian Army from his school time, but he could not succeed in it.


Real NameSumit Awasthi
Nick NameSumit
ProfessionJournalist and News Anchor
Date of BirthNot Known
AgeNot Known
Birth PlaceGautam Budhnagar, Uttar Pradesh
Home TownIndore, Madhya Pradesh
FamilyMother : Sheela Kapoor
Father : Suresh Awasthi
Sumit Awasthi Parents
Wife : Alokanand Sen Awasthi
Son : Satvik Awasthi and Second son name not known
Sumit Awasthi Family
AddressNoida, India


Awasthi started his journalism career as a writer in print newspapers like Pioneer, Navbharat Times and Jansatta. After completing his post-graduation in journalism, he did a journalism internship in Jansatta. His career as a journalist and anchor began in 1997 with Zee News. Later, he worked with one of India’s top-notch news channels like Aaj Tak and IBN7. Since November 2018, Awasthi has been associated with ABP News Channel as an editor in ABP News.

Education Details and More

SchoolKendriya Vidyalaya, Indore
CollegeHolkar Science College, Indore
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi
Educational QualificationPost Graduate
Active Years1997-Present
AwardsDadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award (2019)
Madhav Jyoti Puraskar (2012)

Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 9″ feet
Weight75 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 40 inches
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesTravelling, Reading, Listening music

Personal Life

Sumit is married to Alokanand Sen Awasthi, and the couple is blessed with two sons. One of his sons is named Satvik Awasthi.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
Salary(approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available

Social Media Presence

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WikipediaNot Available

Some Facts About Sumit Awasthi

  • Sumit Awasthi is brought up in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
  • His father Suresh Awasthi worked as a news journalist at All India Radio.
  • He started his career in 1997.
  • He enjoys traveling, gardening and playing snooker.
  • Awasthi is non-vegetarian.
  • Sumit has received many other prestigious awards in the field of journalism, including ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award’ which he got in 2019.
  • He has also appeared as an expert in Sony TV channel’s popular show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”.
  • Awasthi has received one of the Madhav Jyoti Puraskar in 2012 as the best reporter in the field of journalism.

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