Sudhir Chaudhary Biography: Age, Wife, Family, Career, Controversies Net Worth & More

Sudhir Choudhary is an editor-in-chief at Zee news & also hosts prime show Daily News & Analysis. He was born on 7 June 1974 in Muzaffarpur, Bihar

Sudhir Chaudhary Biography, Wife Name, Wiki, Net Worth, Salary, Physical Appearance

Sudhir Chaudhary, the editor-in-chief & host of a prime time show Daily News & Analysis at Zee News started his career as a journalist in the 1990s. He was born on 7th June 1974 at Hodal Town in Palwal District, Haryana. This article covers Sudhir Chaudhary’s biography, his wiki, lifestyle, career, controversies, family, wife, salary, etc.

Born in a middle-class family, Sudhir has struggled hard to reach this position. He has faced many difficulties in his personal and professional life too. At Present, Sudhir Chaudhary is one of the most known journalist in India. The neutral talking behavior of Sudhir has won many hearts.

Sudhir Chaudhary Quick Facts

Full NameSudhir Chaudhary
Nick NameUnknown
ProfessionJournalist, Editor-in-chief, Anchor
Date of Birth7 June 1974
Age49 Years
Zodiac SignGemini
BirthplacePalwal District, Haryana
Home TownMuzaffarnagar, Bihar
FamilyFather – Name Not Disclosed
Mother – Name Not Disclosed
Wife – Niti Chaudhary
Son – Name Not Disclosed
Awards Won1. Ramnath Goenka Award for
Excellence in Journalism, for an interviewing
the friend of Delhi December 16 gang-rape victim
EducationSchooling (Not Known)
Diploma in Journalism (Institue of Mass Communication,
New Delhi)
Bachler of Arts (Delhi University)
Physical AppearanceHeight: 1.72 m
Weight: 64kg
Eyes: Black
Hair: Black
Controversies2007: Fake Sting Against Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya Teacher
2012: Blackmailing charges and arrest
2016: Dhulagarh Riot Coverage
2020: Allegations against Mahua Moitra,
Accusations if Sudhir is Islamophobia
Career1990s: Live Television Reporting & 24 hours News Television
2001: Covered the Vajpayee–Musharraf Indo-Pak Meeting At Islamabad
2003: Left Zee News & Joined Sahara Samay (Hindi News Channel)
2012: Rejoin Zee News & Host Daily News & Analysis Prime News Show
Salary33 Lakh INR Per Month (Approximately)
Net Worth4 Cr Annually
Social Media ProfilesTwitter, Facebook, Instagram

Note: Above data is collected from various sources on internet. It might be inaccurate also.

Sudhir Chaudhary Controversies

Sudhir Chaudhary Biography, Wife Name, Wiki, Net Worth, Salary, Physical Appearance

Once in a lifetime many journalists becomes a part of controversy. Sudhir Chaudhary have also been in controversies regarding his profession. They are:

1. Fake Sting Against Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya Teacher

In 2007, when Sudhir Chaudhary was the CEO of Live India media website. The channel conducted a sting operation on Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya teacher, Uma Khurana, calling her a pimp for forcing students into prostitution. As a result, she was beaten by mob & sent into judicial custody thereafter. Then, Uma Khurana filed a case against the media. However, it was then settled outside the court and the case was withdrawn later.

2. Blackmailing Charges & Arrest

In November 2012, Congress MP and businessman, Naveen Jindal filed a complaint against two journalists who tried to extort Rs. 100 Crore worth of advertisements from the Jindal group in exchange for showing stories that linked the group with the 2012 Coalgate scam. Under that Sudhir Chaudhary & his colleague, Sameer Ahluwalia were arrested & sent to Tihar jail for 14-day judicial custody. However, they came out on bail. Then, in July 2016 Supreme court ordered both the journalists to provide voice samples to the investigating agencies for further investigation. Later on, in July 2018, the Jindal group wrote a letter to the investigation agency requesting to close the case & withdraw allegations against the journalists.

3. Allegations Against Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra

Sudhir accused Mahua Moitra of plagiarising speech of Truman Longman pointing out early signs of fascism in India. However, Longman and Moitra both had denied of plagiarising the speech. After this, Mahua Moitra filed a criminal defamation case against Sudhir Chaudhary which later on solved when he showed regret on his prime show & accepted that only a part of Moitra’s speech was broadcast. Later on, Zee Media also filed a defamation case against her for calling it ‘chor’ and ‘paid’ news.

4. Dhulagarh Riot Coverage

In December 2016, a case was filed against Sudhir Chaudhary & Tanmay Mukherjee, Zee News West Bengal correspondent & cameraman for dhulagarh riot coverage. Both of them were booked under section 153A of IPC.

5. Accusations of Islamophobia

On 10 April 2020, sudhir said on his show DNA that the “Tablighi Jamaat betrayed the nation.”
In May 2020, Adv P Gavas (state joint secretary of the All India Youth Federation (AIYF) of the CPI in Kerala) filed an FIR against Sudhir Chaudhary at Kozhikode Kasaba Police Station, Kerala for his show of 11 March 2020. In that show, sudhir discussed “types of jihads”.

Sudhir Chaudhary Family

Being a journalist there are many threats to their family members. So, their family names are not disclosed. Similar case is with this journalist also. He haven’t disclosed anything about his father, mother, & son too. However, Sudhir Chaudhary wife name is known i.e. Niti Choudhary.

Also, Sudhir never posted any family photo on instagram too. Apart from this, you will see his photos with various politicians & celebrities. At present, his official instagram account has 590 posts, 583k followers, and 27 following.

Frequently Asked Questions

Many people’s have shown interest in knowing about Sudhir Choudhary in detail. So, we decided to create a separate section for all asked question.

Are there any professional relation between Sudhir Chaudhary and Smriti Irani in past?

On 25th may 2019, Sudhir Chaudhary interviewed Smriti Irani won the lok sabha elections in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh. You can watch the complete interview here.

What are Positive Points of Sudhir Chaudhary Reporting?

His way of conducting the news is very polite. Also, he doesn’t provide any news without confirmation on his prime show Daily News & Analysis.

What is Sudhir Chaudhary’s wife name?

The Sudhir Chaudhary wife’s name is Niti Chaudhary. However, their marriage date is not confirmed.

How much Sudhir Chaudhary earns per month?

Sudhir chaudhary’s salary is approximately 30 Lakh INR per month and his net worth is around 10 Lakh USD equivalent to 7.41 crores INR.

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