Richa Anirudh- Age, Net Worth, Family, Husband, Salary, Show, Daughter

Richa Anirudh

Richa Anirudh is well-known for her talk show Zindagi Live, which aired on IBN7. She was a regular on the award-winning show for all six seasons. Richa was named the Most Promising Young Female Journalist by Amity University. In India, she now hosts the show Dilli Meri Jaan on Big FM. Richa is preoccupied with her job as an anchor for News Channel IBN7’s prime time bulletins.

She is also the Editor in Chief of the School Magazine- School Lives.

Anirudh was awarded the prestigious Chevening Gurukul Scholarship by the United Kingdom government in 2012. Richa served as an expert advisor on the television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, which was hosted by Amitabh Bacchan.

Quick Facts

Full NameRicha Anirudh
ProfessionJournalist, Author, Host, Editor
Popular For Zindagi Live
Age 49 years old
Date of BirthMay 31, 1975
Zodiac signGemini
Birth PlaceUttar Pradesh, India
School/UniversityBehari Degree College
Height5 feet, 8 inches
Eye ColorBlack
Weight55 kilograms
FatherDr. Harish Badal
HusbandAniruddh Thatte
ChildrenAyesha Thatte
SiblingsTapas and Yash

Richa Anirudh Biography

Richa Anirudh was raised in Madhya Pradesh. On May 31, 1975, she was born. Her parents, Rekha and Dr. Harish Badal, and two siblings, Tapas and Yash, make up her family. According to sources, Richa was interested in art from a young age. Her family was from Jhansi, but she moved to Ajmer after marriage.

Richa graduated from Christ The King College after finishing her high school studies. She attended Bipin Behari Degree College and majored in science. Following her graduation, she enrolled in a three-year master’s diploma program in computer software development. Aniruddha Thatte is Richa’s husband, and Ayesha Thatte is her daughter.

Richa Anirudh Height And Weight

Richa Anirudh has a height of 5 ft 8 inches and a weight of 55 KG. She has black eyes and black hair.

Richa Anirudh
Richa Anirudh (Source: Twitter)


Richa Anirudh began working as a freelance host in 1996 at DD-National, where she hosted the show Ankur. She joined Dainik Navjyoti as a trainee after moving to Ajmer in 1998. Later that year, in 2001, she relocated to Delhi to work as an Office Administrator for Pt. Ravi Shankar.

Anirudh then began hosting shows for ETV Urdu and DD Sports. The following year, she was hired as a radio jockey by AIR FM. Richa began her career in news journalism as a reporter for Zee News in 2002. She worked there for three years before moving on to Channel 7/IBN7. She hosted the show Zindagi Live there from 2007 to 2013. Richa hosted Zindagi Live Returns four years later. She then launched the YouTube show Zindagi With Richa.

Aside from TV shows, Richa worked as a radio DJ for Big FM. She was the host of Dilli Meri Jaan, a breakfast show, as well as Big Heroes. Richa is the editor-in-chief of the school magazine School Live. Her work at the position contributes to the student exchange.

Richa Anirudh Awards

Richa was named one of the twelve best next-generation anchors by Pitch Magazine across various Indian news channels. In 2005, Ekta Mission named her the best anchor. Anirudh was named Most Promising Young Female Journalist by Amity Media Excellence.

Zindagi Live was named the Best Talk Show by She received the Ladli Media Award from UNFPA for a topic related to gender sensitivity.

Richa Anirudh Net Worth

While the exact details of her income are unknown, Richa Anirudh’s estimated salary is more than Rs. 55000. She makes a living as a journalist.


  • She likes to read and travel.
  • Rio is the name of her pet.
  • She is an Osho devotee.
  • GolGappe is her favorite food.
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Waheeda Rehman are two of her favorite actors.