Sweta Singh was born on 21st August 1977 in Patna, Bihar. She is an Indian journalist and news presenter.
Singh is known for being bold and feisty, and her USP is an assertive style.
She hosts the news on Aaj Tak at 9 pm every day.
Sweta Singh finished her primary school in Allahabad, and then secondary school in Patna. She has always been good at studying since she had secured All India Rank 1 in economics subject in 12th grade.
Sweta completed her Mass Communication from Patna Women’s College. However, she had no interest in that field but chose it due to compulsion.
Her wish was to make movies, but she had to move to Delhi from Mumbai. Her father was transferred there, so she switched to journalism.
Her first article was about a woman who did not know who Lalu Prasad Yadav during assembly elections.
Singh started her professional career after graduation with Sahara News in 1998. After that, she joined Zee news, and in 2002 started working for Aaj Tak.
She is currently working as a news anchor and executive editor of special programming. In addition, she writes poetry for her personal diary.
Despite working as a journalist for over two decades, Sweta still feels misfit since she is a person who likes to talk less.
Recently due to the coronavirus pandemic, people started paying much more attention to the news, and Sweta’sSweta’s team used that as an advantage. Most credit for that goes to famous journalists.
While Anjana Kashyap has received a huge fan following, Sweta is very popular as well. She is praised for her incredible interview talking skills, and her candidates admire her questioning skills a lot.
Awards and Recognition
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During her career, Singh managed to earn many awards. Some of them are the Sports Journalism Federation of India (SJFI) Award in 2005 for SouravkaSixer, ENBA Award for Best Producer in 2013, NT Award for Best Anchor in 2012, ENBA Best Business Show for Shwetpatra Budget in 2014, ENBA Best Anchor in 2017, and many more.
Sweta’s estimated net worth is around Rs. 15 Crores, which is almost $2 Million.
Her annual income is around Rs. 1 Crore. Sweta’s income has always seen a positive trend in terms of growth, so there is no doubt her fortune will increase in the future.
She mostly spends her money on luxury cars and properties.
Sweta is happily married to her long time boyfriend, Sanket Kotkar. The couple is blessed with one daughter.
When asked about her most embarrassing moment, she said:
”During a commercial break, I was combing my hair. I tossed the comb, a bright yellow thing, in the air. My hands were poised to catch the comb as it fell – when I came on air. I covered it up by making some comment about politics.