Who is Anjali Rao?
Anjali Rao is an Australian-Indian global television news anchor, broadcast journalist, and reality television star. She appeared in the fifth season of The Real Housewives of Melbourne.
Rao has more than 25 years of experience in television journalism, serving as an anchor and correspondent for CNN International, Sky News UK, and Channel 5 UK, as well as anchoring The Project and Studio 10 on Australia’s Network 10, and Dateline on SBS One for numerous years.
Anjali Rao Age
Rao is 50 years old as of 2023. She was born on April 8, 1974, in Hong Kong.
Anjali Rao Height
Rao stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Anjali’s father was an Indian doctor, Dr. Prithvi Raj Rao, from Bangalore, although born in Burma. He died suddenly at the age of 55 when she was almost five years old. Her mother, Cynthia Lockeyear, is from Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, and now lives in the UK.
Anjali Rao Education
Rao earned a bachelor’s degree with Honours in Sociology and Media Studies from City University, London.
Anjali Rao Husband
Rao was previously married to Brett Gullan with whom she has one son with. The couple separated under unclear circumstances.
Anjali Rao’s Net Worth
Rao has a net worth that ranges between $1 million – $3 million. She generates her income from her career as a journalist. She also makes money from the reality shows that she participates in.
Anjali Rao Career In Media
Anjali is best known for her stint at CNN. In fact, she is referred to as an award-winning anchor and correspondent for CNN International. She served as the host of CNN’s World Report, which was broadcast live from the network’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong.
She also served as the anchor of Talk Asia, a weekly half-hour flagship program of CNN that combines open, in-depth interviews and current debate with prominent regional political, commercial, and entertainment personalities.
Anjali spoke with some of the most prominent political newsmakers during her tenure at CNN, including former US President Bill Clinton, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou, and Hong Kong SAR Chief Executive Donald Tsang.
Rao spent ten years working for broadcasters in Australia, Asia, and Europe before joining CNN. She began her career as a producer and reporter at Hong Kong’s Wharf Cable Television (now i-cable), where she worked on the Melbourne, Australia-based “Today Tonight” show for Channel 7.
Where Did Anjali Go to High School?
Anjali attended Cobham Hall School, Kent, and later enrolled at King’s School, Canterbury.
What is Rao’s Nationality?
Rao holds Australian nationality. She is a native of Hong Kong.
Where was Anjali Born?
Anjali was born in 1974. She celebrates her birthday on the 8th of April every year.
Where Did Anjali Go to College?
Anjali was educated mainly in the United Kingdom. She received a bachelor’s degree with honors in Sociology and Media Studies from London’s City University.