Anita Rani Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Feb, 2017
Facts of Anita Rani
Date of Birth: 1977 , October-25
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Anita Rani
Birth Name Anita Rani
Father Lakhbir Kaur
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Bradford
Religion Punjabi descent
Ethnicity N/A
Profession radio and television presenter and journalist
Working For BBC
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Famous for BBC
Married Yes
Married to disclosed
Education University of Leeds
Siblings Kuldeep Nazran
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Anita Rani is an English radio and television presenter and journalist. Anita Rani is known best for her contribution in BBC. She is known best as the host of ‘Rogue Restaurants’, ‘Watchdog’ and many others. Born on 25th October 1977, in Bradford, West Yorkshire, English, Anita Rani, is of Punjabi descent. She was born as Anita Rani Nazran and her parents were Sikhs.


Anita Rani attended Bradford Girls’ Grammar School in Bradford. She became interested in journalism since her young age and following her interest, she started hosting at the age of 14 on Sunrise Radio in Bradford. She is a graduate of the University of Leeds majoring in Broadcasting.


After Anita Rani got graduated from the university, she started working as a researcher for the BBC and other organizations. Her first work on television started from a live news and entertainment program on Channel Five called The Edit in 2002.

Later on, Anita Rani presented a number of pop shows including Soring Break Live, Party in the Park and Pop City Live. She was the presenter of The State we’re In and Poetry Slam. She got nominated for Best on Screen Personality at the Royal Television Society Midland Awards in 2005.

Since March 2005, Anita Rani joined at the BBC Asian Network radio station where she worked as a presenter of the weekend Hot Breakfast Show. She became the presenter of weekday morning talkback program of Anita Rani on the BBC Asian Network from April 2006 to March 2007.

She has worked for several channels including BBC Two, BBC Three, Channel 4, Sky Sports, BBC News 24, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC One and many others. She was the co-presenter of the two-part documentary travelogue India on Four Wheels and also collaborated on a two-part documentary on China on Four Wheels.

Anita Rani was the co-host of BBC’s Countryfile since 2015. She was the co-presenter of The World’s Busiest Railway 2015, The Refuge Camp: Our Desert Home and currently is the presenter of This Morning. Anita Rani is also known for being the participant of the thirteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. She was one of the semi-finalists in the competition.

Net Worth

Anita Rani has not disclosed her salary and net worth. However, it is believed to be satisfying and high just like her fame.

Personal Life

Moving on to the personal life of Anita Rani, She is a married woman. She has not disclosed the name of her husband but he is known to be a technology executive working for an advertising agency. She lives with her husband in east London.The couple is living happily and blissfully together.

Online Presence

Anita Rani is active on Twitter with the handle @itsanitarani. Her short biography is available on Wikipedia and other internet sites.