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Raj Mathai is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Director working for NBC Bay Area where he serves the station as a Weeknight News Anchor.

Raj Mathai Biography

Raj Mathai is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Director working for NBC Bay Area where he serves the station as a Weeknight News Anchor. There, he anchors the evening news at 5:30, 6, 7, and 11 PM.

Raj Mathai Career

Mathai works with NBC Bay Area where he serves the station as a Weeknights Anchor. He happens to be among the most well-known journalists. Mathai interviews high-profile newsmakers such as Vice President Kamala Harris, General Colin Powell, 49ers owner Jed York, Gavin Newsom, and baseball legend Barry Bonds among others. Asides from this, he field anchors NBC Bay Area’s breaking news and big event coverage which includes the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami, the 2019 Gilroy mass shooting, and the 2017 Inauguration of Donald Trump.

He has been working with KNTV News since the year 1998 when he joined the station as a Sports Director before transitioning to primary news anchor in the year 2011. Asides from this, he has reported on-location from the Olympics in Vancouver, London, Athens, Tokyo, Turin, and Salt Lake City. He is among the handful of people in the world to have run the Olympics three times (1996, 2002, and 2008). Asides from this, he was part of the Giants broadcast team(2008-2012) with Jon Miller and Mike Krukow during NBC Bay Area telecasts of the Giants.

He was raised on the Peninsula and attended Los Altos High School. Later on, he went on to join San Diego State University where he obtained a Degree in Journalism and Political Science. Prior to arriving at NBC Bay Area, he also worked for NBC station in Fresno, Arizona, and San Diego.

The year 1995 saw him become the county’s first Indian sportscaster. Prior to his career in television, he also served as a public relations assistant for the San Diego Chargers for five seasons. He is on the Board of Governors for the San Francisco Symphony and the Board of Directors for the Asian Pacific Fund. Together with his family, they contribute to various Bay Area charities. Asides from this, he is a regular guest instructor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was born and raised in Trivandrum, India.

Raj Mathai Age

Mathai is 51 years old as of 2022. He was born on the 28th of March 1971 in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Mathai celebrates his birthday on the 28th of March every year.

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Raj Mathai Height

He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Raj Mathai Family

Mathai was born and raised in Trivandrum, Kerala, India, and raised in California, United States. He was born and raised by his loving and caring parents, TJ Mathew, and his caring mother. His family later immigrated to America in 1978 when he was seven years old. He was born into a family of journalists, his father TJ working in the Magazine industry back in Indiana during the 1970s. On the other hand, his uncle T.J>S George founded the AsianWeek.

His cousins, Jeet Thayil and Abraham Verghese are among the best-selling authors in the United States. Last but not least, his nephew. Thomas Kailath is a professor at Stanford University. He holds American nationality by naturalization despite belonging to the Indian-American ethnicity.

Raj Mathai Wife

He is married to his beautiful wife, Sonia Mathai. Together, the duo is proud parents to their two children, a son, and a daughter. Their daughter is named Marlo Mathai born in the year 2018. He, however, manages to keep information regarding his son away from the limelight. As a family, they reside in California.

Raj Mathai Net Worth

Mathai has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he/she has earned from his/her successful career as an Anchor/Director.

Raj Mathai Salary

Mathai earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Raj Mathai NBC Bay Area

Mathai works at NBC Bay Area where he works alongside other famous NBC Bay Area anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Marcus Washington
  2. Vianey Arana
  3. Terry McSweeney
  4. Kari Hall
  5. Mike Inouye
  6. Kira Klapper
  7. Rob Mayeda
  8. Scott McGrew
  9. Kris Sanchez
  10. Bigad Shaban
  11. Christie Smith
  12. Garvin Thomas
  13. Ginger Conejero
  14. Gia Vang
  15. Sam Brock
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