Raj Mathai Biography
Raj Mathai is an Emmy Award-Winning American journalist and television personality who serves as the primary news anchor at NBC-owned KNTV in the San Francisco Bay Area. Raj joined KNTV in the year 1998 as the station’s Sports Director and eventually progressed to primary news anchor in 2011. He currently anchors the evening news at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm.
Raj Mathai Age
Raj is 50 years old as of the year 2021, he was born on 28 March 1971, in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. His birthday is on 28th March every year. Although born in India, Raj is an American by nationality and belongs to the Indian-American ethnicity.
Raj Mathai Height
Raj stands at an average height. He has not shared his exact height with the public. However, this section will be updated as soon as the information regarding his exact height is available.
Raj Mathai Body Measurements and Weight
He has also not shared his exact weight and other body measurements with the public. However, this section will be updated as soon as the information regarding his exact weight is available.
Raj Mathai Education
After his elementary education, Raj attended Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California. He then joined San Diego State University in 1990 and graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science. He is a frequent guest tutor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Raj Mathai Family, Parents
Raj was born in Trivandrum, Kerala, India by his parents TJ Mathew (father) and his mother, who is yet to be identified. Raj lived in Mumbai, India until when he was 7 years old, this is when his family relocated to Palo Alto, California, the United States of America in the year 1978. Raj grew up on the Peninsula and attended Los Altos High School.
Mathai comes from a family consisting, journalists and writers. His dad TJ Mathew ran magazines in India in the 1970s, while his uncle T. J. S. George founded the AsianWeek. He is also cousin to the American best-selling authors Abraham Verghese and Jeet Thayil. Raj is the nephew of Thomas Kailath, who is a noted Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, at Stanford University.
Raj Mathai Wife
Raj is married to Sonia Ahuja Mathai, who is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Globality, Inc. in San Francisco Bay Area. Together the duo shares two adorable children. Raj and his family reside in California, United States.
Raj Mathai Children
Mathai together with his wife are blessed with two children; a son whose name is not known to the public domain and a daughter Marlo Mathai who was born in 2018.
Raj Mathai Salary
Raj earns an average annual salary of $425,000. This is according to “reliable 415 Media source” the information that was provided by blogger Rich Lieberman in 2019 stating the highest-paid journalists in the Bay Area. However, the other NBC anchor/reporter’s average annual salary is $87691 in San Francisco Bay Area.
Raj Mathai Net Worth
Mathai’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2021. He has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income as a broadcast journalist in the institutions he has worked for and also in businesses he has invested in.
Raj Mathai NBC
Raj is a 3-time Olympic Torch Bearer (1996, 2002 and 2008). He serves as the primary news anchor at NBC-owned KNTV in the San Francisco Bay Area. Raj joined KNTV in the year 1998 as the station’s Sports Director and eventually progressed to primary news anchor in 2011. He currently anchors the evening news at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm and hosts the series The Interview. The series sets Mathai with newsmakers such as Kamala Harris, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and General Colin Powell.
Raj field anchors NBC Bay Area’s breaking news. Some of the big events he has covered include the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami, the 2019 Gilroy mass shooting, and the 2017 Inauguration of President Donald Trump. In 1995, he became America’s first Indian sportscaster. Previously, before joining the television career, he worked as a public relations assistant for the San Diego Chargers for five seasons.
Raj Mathai Body measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Raj Mathai
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Indian
- Age: 50 years old as of the year 2021
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Date of Birth: 28 March 1971
- Birthday: 28th March
- Height: Under review
- Weight: Under review
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Sonia Ahuja Mathai
- Children: Two
- Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2021
- Salary: Average annual salary of $425,000
Raj Mathai House
Raj resides in the San Francisco Bay Area, United States of America. However, we are keeping tabs and will update you with pictures of his house as soon as we have them.
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