Raj Mathai Biography
Raj Mathai is an American-Indian 12th- time Emmy Award-winning TV journalist currently working as a news anchor at NBC-owned KNTV, San Francisco, California (1998). He joined as the station’s sports director and eventually progressed to the primary news anchor of the station in 2011.
Raj is a 3-time Olympic Torch Bearer (1996, 2002, 2008). He has covered big events like the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami, the 2019 Gilroy mass shooting, and the 2017 Inauguration of President Donald Trump. In 1995, Raj Mathai was the first’s American- Indian sportscaster. Previously he worked as a public relations assistant for the San Diego Chargers for five seasons.
He attended Los Altos High School in Los Altos, California. Raj joined San Diego State University afterward in 1990. He then graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting Journalism and Political Science. Raj is also a frequent guest tutor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
He is on the Board of Governors for the San Francisco Symphony. Mathai is also a board member of the Asian Pacific Fund.
Raj Mathai Age
He was born on March 28th, 1971 in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. His zodiac birth sign is Aries. Mathai is 51 years old as of now (2022).
Raj Mathai Height
Raj Mathai’s body stature and measurements are not in mention to the public domain. However, information and details about his stature and height will come to avail. There is no exact information about his measurements.
Raj Mathai Weight
His exact/ actual body mass and weight loss are not available to the public domain. Nevertheless, he appears to have a moderate weight relative to his photos.
Raj Mathai Wife
Raj is married to Sonia Ahuja Matha, who is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Globality, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area. Not much is mentioned about his wife Sonia.
Raj Mathai Family
Raj’s father’s name is TJ Matthew who ran magazines in India in the 1970s and her mother’s identity is still unclear. His uncle T.J.S George founded the AsianWeek. Raj is also a cousin to the American author Abraham Verghese and Jeet Thayil. He is the nephew of Thomas Kailath, who is a Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, at Stanford University.
Mathai and his wife are parents to Marlo Mathai who was born in 2018 and a son Max whose details are not shared in the public domain.
Raj Mathai Salary
Raj receives an annual salary averagely ranging from $425,000 US Dollars per year according to 415 Media Source. However, an average NBC reporter’s annual salary is $87,691 in San Francisco Bay Area. Mathai’s exact details about his salary can change in the upcoming months or years.
Raj Mathai’s Net Worth
Mathai’s net worth is estimated to be an average of $1million to $5 million US Dollars approximately as of 2021. Raj has acquired great fortune from his career as a broadcasting journalist in the institutions he has currently worked for. Mathai has also invested in various businesses.