Sanket Upadhyay is a prominent Indian journalist and news anchor. His wife, Palki Sharma Upadhyay, the former Journalist, News Anchor, and Managing Editor at World Is One News (WION) hit the headlines in September 2022 when she quit WION as its Managing Editor.
Sanket Upadhya was born on Friday, 16 July 1982 (age 40 years; as of 2022) in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Cancer. From 1991 to 2000, he attended the Delhi Public School, Noida to attain formal school education. In 2003, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Arts (BA) in Journalism from Delhi University.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Madhukar Upadhyay, and he is a noted Indian journalist, writer, and professor at National Tribal University, Amarkantak. Madhuker Upadhyay is a former employee of Hindi BBC Radio in London and Delhi and used to work as a news anchor during the initial years of his journalism career.
Sanket Upadhyay has a sister named Sanchita Upadhyay.
Wife & Children
Sanket Upadhyay is married to Palki S Upadhyay, and she is a senior Indian journalist and news anchor.
The couple has two children, a son and a daughter.
He belongs to the Brahmin community.
In August 2003, Sanket Upadhyay joined at
- On 16 October 2020, on one of his social media accounts, Sanket Upadhyay shared some pictures while he was working in his NDTV newsroom cabin. In the background of the pictures, he was caught watching the news on the channel Republic TV. Soon after the pictures went viral on social media, Arnab Goswami, the Republic TV Editor-in-Chief heard boasting on his news channel show that most of the NDTV’s news anchors watch Republic Television and the number of viewers of NDTV was less than Republic TV. Arnab Goswami said,
Tak waale are so bad even their own employees would rather watch Republic TV!”
- In March 2021, Sanket Upadhyay uploaded an old picture on one of his social media accounts. In the caption of this picture, he mentioned that he, along with his father and sister, went on the Dandi route in 1994 and walked 390 km.
- According to Sanket Upadhyay, his great-grandfather was the Magistrate of Faizabad during the 1950s. In one of his social media posts, he shared an appreciation letter that his grandfather issued to someone on 8 July 1958 when Sanket’s father was two years old.