Rajat Sharma, the Chairman of India TV, has become the most followed TV news personality in the world, with 10.7 mn followers on Twitter, as revealed in Muck Rack’s ‘The 2023 State of Journalism on Twitter’ report.
According to the report, Rachel Maddow follows behind Sharma in second place, with 10.3 mn followers. Anderson Cooper holds the third position with 9.6 mn followers, followed closely by Carlos Loret de Mola in fourth place with 9.5 mn followers. Rajdeep Sardesai, Anchor & Consulting Editor of India Today Group, secured the fifth spot with a total of 8.9 mn followers.
Sharma is renowned for his two shows on India TV, namely the courtroom interview show ‘Aap Ki Adalat,’ which has been continuously aired for the past 30 years, and ‘Aaj Ki Baat,’ which is broadcast on weekdays at 9 pm on India TV.
Commenting on the achievement, Sharma expressed his gratitude to his followers, stating, “I am overwhelmed and humbled by the support and love I have received on Twitter. It is truly heartening to see people from diverse backgrounds come together on this platform to engage in constructive conversations. I will continue to use this platform responsibly and strive to provide accurate and unbiased information.”