The media is one of the largest industry in the world. Companies from all around the world are pumping a variety of TV shows form Daily news to reality TV show. So in any Television show the anchor, also known as the host, play a very crucial role.
Many female journalists became popular in recent times for their attractive looks. Some of the hottest TV anchors even rival the hottest Hollywood actress in beauty. In DummySports.com we looked into some of the most beautiful TV anchors in the world and ranked them in this Top 20 Hottest TV anchors in the World list.
Table of contents
- 20.Katie Derham
- 19.Ambika Anand
- 18.Gigi Stone
- 17.Sunetra Choudhury
- 16.Tamron Hall
- 15.Lara Logan
- 14.Tanvir Gill
- 13.Shweta Singh
- 12.Jackie Guerrido
- 11.Kiran Chetry
- 10.Mitali Mukherjee
- 09.Laurence Ferrari
- 08.Archana Vijaya
- 07.Susan Li
- 06.Rochelle Rao
- 05.Pamela David
- 04.Megyn Kelly
- 03.Mayanti Langer
- 02.Courtney Friel
- 01.Maria Menounos
Katie Derham is a British TV Presenter and newscaster. She was born on 18th June 1970 in Canterbury, Kent. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in economics from Magdalene College, Cambridge. In 1995, Katie Derham began her career at BBC as a researcher on Radio 4’s Money Box. Then she joined ITV News and there she became the youngest newscaster on British national television. She would later join BBC in 2010.
Ambika Anand is an Indian TV reporter and the editor in chief at NDTV which one of the leading channels in the country. She joined NDTV on 8th December 2002 and started working on a weekly program India Business Report, which was produced for the BBC. Over her long career she had won several awards like Best Lifestyle & Fashion Show for 2010 at the Telly Awards and HT City Delhi’s Most Stylish.
Gigi Stone Woods is an experienced and award-winning TV news anchor. She got her master’s degree (in journalism) from Columbia University. She creates and produces her own programs and throughout her career she worked with various TV networks like CBS News, NBC News, ABC News, and Bloomberg TV. During her time at Bloomberg TV she co-hosted “Bloomberg Enterprise” which profiles CEOs of emerging companies.
Another NDTV reporter is at No.17 position and she is Sunetra Choudhury. Choudhury was born in Shillong, Meghalaya and she studied at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. Choudhury is currently located at New Delhi. She became the deputy chief reporter in Indian Express after joining the company in 1999. She became a TV reporter with Star News in 2002 and then she moved to NDTV one year later.
Tamron Hall is an American TV Host and journalist who was born on 16th September 1970. Hall worked on TV networks like NBC and MSNBC. She began her career at KTVT in Fort Worth, Texas and then she moved to WFLD-TV in Chicago, Illinois.
Hall interviewed Barack Obama in 2008 before he announced his bid for the Presidency. In 2017, it was announced that Hall will work with Harvey Weinstein for a talk show. The plans fell through after following the allegations against Weinstein.
Next up on our Hottest TV anchors list is South African journalist Lara Logan. Apart from TV Logan also worked as Radio journalist and War correspondent. She was born on 28th March 1971 in Durban, South Africa.
Logan was married to Jason Siemon an Iowan pro Basketball player. Shortly after that marriage was ended in divorce. Now she is married to Joseph Burkett a military contractor from Texas. Currently, she is living in Washington D.C. with her kids and husband.
Next up on our list is Indian television channel ET Now’s senior News editor & anchor, Tanvir Gill. She completed her Under Graduate degree in commerce from Jesus Mary College and later completed her MBA in finance from Delhi University.
In 2006, she began her career as anchor and analyst at CNBC-TV18. At CNBC she was a part of several high profile shows including CNBC Cash Flow and CNBC Capital Connection. Later in 2009, Gill joined English News channel ET Now where she became a part of core editorial team. In ET Now she anchored shows like “Market Sense” and “Closing Trades”.
In her career, she interviewed many high profile business peoples like Warren Buffett, Howard Marks, Jim O’Neill, Nouriel Roubini, and Raghuram Rajan.
Sweta Singh works at Aaj Tak as a news anchor and Executive Editor of Special Programming. She worked for several popular newspapers in India like Times of India, Hindustan Times. In 1998 she switched from print media to electronic media. In TV network she worked for Zee News, Sahara, and Aaj Tak. She won SJFI (Sports Journalism Federation of India) for the best sports program in 2005.
At number 12 on hottest TV Anchors list is Jackie Guerrido, she is a Puerto Rican journalist and weather forecaster. Guerrido was born on 24th September 1972 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Later she moved to the New York City.
After working in several small networks Guerrido became a weather forecaster at Univision. She also played a role in a direct-to-DVD movie called AWOL-72. The movie was released on 2015.
Kiran Chetry is an American journalist who was born on 26th August 1974 in Nepal. Chetry parents moved to the USA when she was 7 months old. In 1995, she began her career at News 21 in Rockville, Maryland.
Chetry joined Fox News in 2001 where she presented TV shows like Fox News Live and Fox & Friends First. In 2007, within hours after leaving Fox News she signed with CNN. In CNN she co-hosted American Morning and Anderson Cooper 360.
In 2006, Kiran Chetry was placed at number 3 in Maxim magazine’s top-ten list of TV’s sexiest news anchors.
Mitali Mukherjee is one of the most experienced reporters in this list. Throughout her career, she worked in several well-known TV networks like TV18 Network, Doordarshan (India’s National Broadcaster), The TV Today group, and the BBC World. She received a Gold medal from IIMC, Delhi and she is also a gold medallist in Political Science. Mukherjee not only brings good looks to the viewers but also a unique perspective on the topic of discussion thanks to her talent and experience.
Mitali Mukherjee is currently as editor of multi-platform personal finance offering called The MoneyMile which she co-founded.
Laurence Ferrari is a French journalist know for her good looks and her work as an anchor of Le 20H show in TF1. She was born on 5th July 1966 in Aix-les-Bains, Savoie. She began her career as a freelancer at French news agency AFP. In 1994, she began her TV career at France 2 and later she joined TF1. Then she would go on the host Europe’s highest-rated TV program Le 20 Heures de TF1.
Ferrari is also known for her humanitarian work which includes ambassador for SOS Children’s Villages. She was married to Thomas Hugues for 14 years and they both had a son and a daughter together. After the divorce, she began dating violinist Renaud Capuçon and married him in 2009.
Archana Vijaya is both a model and TV Host. Vijaya is born in 17th November 1982 in an Indian city Kolkatta. She began her TV career as a presenter in Channel V and also she won the supermodel reality TV show “Get Gorgeous” in the same channel. Her favorite sport is cricket which is the most popular sports in India.
Archana also presented several cricket matches. She hosted Audi Generation Football Cup in 2011. Vijaya also acted as TV Host for IPL Season 6. She was also in many popular fashion shows like “Rome Fashion Week”.
No hottest TV anchors list will be complete without Susan Li in it and on our list she is at number 7. Susan Li is a Chinese born Canadian journalist. She grew up in Toronto, Canada and she got her degree in economics from the University of Toronto. She began her career at CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation). Then she moved to China where he worked as an anchor for China’s CCTV International.
Li is the only person on the list to work in many different news networks from different parts of the World. The list of network she worked includes Bloomberg Television, CNBC Asia, CNBC Europe, CNBC, and Fox Business Network. She also won the Best Anchor award for First Up with Susan Li at 17th Asian Television Awards.
At number 6 is Indian model and anchor Rochelle Maria Rao. Apart from anchoring, she has appeared in many TV Shows like Big Boss 9 and she also won Femina Miss India International in 2012. Rochelle Rao was born in 1988 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu (a Southern State in India). Rao completed her BSc. Electronic Media Degree at M.O.P Vaishnav College for Women in Chennai.
Rochelle Rao career gets a boost after winning Femina Miss India International. Like Archana Vijaya, she became one of the hosts for season six of the IPL (Indian Premier League) which is the cricket’s equivalent of English Premier League.
Argentinian television personality Pamela David comes at number 5. Earlier in her career, Pamela David was a model at a reality TV show. Then she became a cover model for Playboy Magazine’s Argentina edition. Also, in Playboy TV she hosted an erotic program. In her earlier modeling career, she was crowned as “National Queen of Tourism in Argentina” in a beauty contest.
American TV anchor and journalist, Megyn Kelly, is at number 4. Kelly is probably the most popular and most well-known anchor on this list. She was born on 18th November 1970 in Champaign, Illinois.
Kelly began her career as a reporter for ABC affiliate WJLA-TV. Later she moved to Fox news where she hosted “The Kelly File” which became one of the most popular TV shows in the USA. Later she left FOX for NBC news where she is reportedly paid between $15 million to $20 million per year.
Apart from her good look Megyn Kelly is also known for many accolades she received throughout her career. She made Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in 2014 and she was featured in the cover of Feb 2016 edition of Vanity Fair.
Now we are about to see who leads the Top 20 Hottest TV Anchors In The World list.
At number 3 is India’s most popular and beautiful female sports journalist Mayanti Langer. Langer was born on 8th February 1985 in India’s capital city New Delhi. Initially, she wanted to become a Graphic Designer but after her experience, while anchoring for “FIFA Beach Football” she decided to become an anchor.
Langer spent her childhood in the USA during this time her interest in Football grew. She played in her college football team and later she became the host of 2010 FIFA World Cup broadcast in India. She also hosted 2011 Cricket World Cup which was held in India and 2010 Commonwealth Games. Throughout her career, Mayanti Langer hosted several sports events like IPL 2018, Cricket World Cup 2015 and so on.
Another American News journalist Courtney Friel is at the second position. Friel was active in school’s media production class while studying at Methacton High School in Eagleville at Pennsylvania. She first appeared on Channel One News after submitting a short video which gave her the opportunity to appear in TV. She was graduated from San Diego State University as Bachelor of Arts in Political.
Friel worked as a sports anchor and entertainment reporter at GoTV Mobile Television. She also hosted World Poker Tour on the Travel Channel. She also worked as a field reporter for TV networks like Oxygen Channel, E! Entertainment, and Comcast Cable. Courtney Friel was married to Carter Evans until 2016. He is a correspondent for CBS News and the couples had two children together.
Maria Menounos is a Greek American Television host and journalist. She was born on 8th June 1978 to Greek parents in Medford, Massachusetts. Menounos worked as a reporter for Channel One New during her days in Emerson college.
At the age of 17, she produced “In the Land of Merry Misfits” the film was never completed because negative of the film was stolen. Later in her career, Menounos co-hosted some episodes of NBC’s The Today Show.
Menounos was the longtime fan of WWE and she signed with that company in 2009. In WWE she guest hosted some TV shows, done some backstage interviews and competed in a few matches.
With her awesome looks and talented skills, Maria Menounos tops our Top 10 Hottest TV Anchors list.
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