Barkha Dutt Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Husband, Net Worth

Barkha Dutt is a well-known journalist in India. She covered many major incidents like the Kargil War with Pakistan. In addition to this, she gained a lot of fame became of her participation in debates on many national issues.

Barkha Dutt

Net Worth

The net worth of Barkha Dutt is not known.

Income Source

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

Real Name

The real name of this successful journalist is Barkha Dutt

Date of Birth: 18th December 1971
Age: 47 years


Barkha Dutt has a short height and she is 5 feet and 4 inches tall. In addition to this, she weighs about 58 Kgs.

Marital Status

Marital Status of Barkha Dutt is not known

Personal Background

Talking about the personal background of Barkha Dutt, it is known that she was born in the capital of India. The name of her father is Mr. S P Dutt and he is a retired Air India Official. The name of Barkha’s mother is Prabha Dutt and she is also a journalist. In addition to this, Barkha Dutt also has a sister and her name is Bahar Dutt. Talking about the education, Barkha Dutt completed her schooling in Delhi and she later enrolled in St Stephen’s College in Delhi University to pursue her graduation in English Literature. After completing her graduation from Delhi University, she went to Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi to pursue a post-graduation course in Mass Communication. In later years, she went to Columbia University to pursue a master’s degree in journalism.

She had been quite secretive about her personal life and there is no information available about her marital status or about any of her relationships.


In terms of career, Barkha Dutt worked really hard to reach the top. She started her career with NDTV in 1994. In 1999, she got a chance to cover the Kargil War with Pakistan. During the war, she also interviewed Capitan Vikram Dutt and she gained a lot of fame because of her coverage of the war. After that, she covered many conflicts in Kashmir. It should also be noted that she covered the major events like 2004 Tsunami and because of her report, she also received Padma Shri award. In 2015, she was promoted to the role of Consulting Editor for NDTV and she worked for NDTV till 2017 before she resigned from the channel. During her tenure with NDTV, she received many other awards like TV Personality of the Year Award which was sponsored by Association for International Broadcasting. In 2015, she also released a book by the title, The Uniquet Land.

It should also be noted that her role has been portrayed in many movies like Lakshya, Firaaq, Peepli Live and No One Killed Jessica. This represents her popularity in Indian media.

Properties and Cars

The details about Barkha Dutt’s cars and properties are not listed on the web.