Prannoy Roy Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Wife, Net Worth

Prannoy Roy is a well-known Economist in India. Apart from his contribution to economics, he is also known for journalism and as per the information available, Arundhati Roy is his cousin.

Prannoy Roy

Net Worth

The net worth of Pranay Roy is not known.

Income Source

The main source of income for Pranay Roy is the fee he receives from the channel for his work.

Real Name

The real name of this successful journalist is Pranay Lal Roy

Date of Birth: 15th October 1949
Age: 69 years


Pranay Roy has an average height and he is 5 feet and 8 inches tall. In addition to this, he weighs about 73 Kgs.

Marital Status

Pranay Roy is presently married to Radhika Roy

Personal Background

Talking about the personal life of Pranay Roy, it is known that Pranay was born in Kolkata in India. He completed his schooling from The Doon School in Dehradun and he later took admission in the Queen Mary University of London. Pranay also went to Delhi University and he also completed a course from ICAI. The highest qualification of Pranay Roy is Ph.D. As per the information available, the name of Pranay’s father is Hurricane Roy. It is known that Pranay’s father was Bengali whereas his mother is Irish. As far as the profession is concerned, Pranay’s father worked as a CEO of a British Company whereas his mother worked as a teacher. In terms of the personal life, Pranay Roy is married to Radhika Roy and the couple has a daughter whose name is Tara Roy. It is also known that the famous writer Arundhati Roy is Pranay’s first cousin.


In terms of career, it is known that Pranay started working soon after completing his education but in 1988, he and his wife decided to launch a production house. This production house was named as NDTV and this is how NDTV came in existence. At present, Pranay works for Doordarshan and BBC World News. His economics background helps him in hosting the shows related to the elections and budget. The shows give out quite an accurate information about the issues. It is also known that Pranay worked for the government of India as he was one of the senior economic advisers to the Ministry of Finance. In addition to this, Pranay also taught various batches at Delhi University and he also helped one of the batches in developing a forecasting model with respect to the Indian economy. Pranay has also written two books and the name of these books are India Decides: Elections 1952 – 1991 and A Compendium of Indian Elections. These were not his solo writings but he wrote these books with David Buttler.

Pranay has also been active with the social issues and he was the face behind the Save Our Tiger Campaign, Greenathon, Support My School and many similar social awareness programs.

Properties and Cars

The details about Pranay Roy’s cars and properties are not listed on the web.

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