Sanjay Gupta
Sanjay Gupta
Real Name/Full Name Sanjay Gupta
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Sanjay Gupta
Birth Place: Novi, Michigan, United
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 23 October 1969
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 Kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Subhash Pryanka
Mother – Damyanti Gupta
Siblings: Yes, 2. (Suneel Gupta, Yogesh Gupta)
School: Novi High School
College: University of Michigan
Religion: Hinduism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: No
Wife/Spouse Name: Rebecca Olson Gupta (m. 2004)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Soleil Asha Gupta, Sky Anjahi Gupta, Sage Ayla Gupta)
Profession: Neurosurgeon, medical reporter, writer
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Sanjay Gupta is a neurosurgeon, actor, medical reporter, and writer. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, is widely regarded as one of the most esteemed journalists in the world. He works at Grady Memorial Hospital situated in Atlanta, Georgia, as the associate chief of neurosurgery. He’s now a neurosurgery assistant professor at the School of Medicine of Emory University.

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Biography and Early Life

Sanjay Gupta was born on 23 October 1969 in Novi, Michigan, a Detroit suburb. Damyanti Gupta and Subhash, his parents, moved to Michigan from India in1960s. They met while working for Ford Motor Company in Livonia, Michigan. Suneel, his younger brother, is his only sibling. Gupta has Punjabi and Sindhi roots. He was subjected to prejudice as well as bullying as a child. To blend in, he considered changing his name to Steve, after Steve Austin from the television shows The Six Million Dollar Man. His mother persuaded him to reconsider.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Sanjay Gupta in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Sanjay Gupta’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 23 October 1969. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 143lbs in Pound and 65kg in Kilograms.


In 1986, he was able to graduate from Novi High School. Sanjay graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences in the year 1991. Sanjay was part of the Men’s Glee Club as well as an orientation leader for student orientation class as an undergrad. In 1993, he graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School with an M.D.

He was a member of the Inteflex (now defunct) advanced medical education network, which admitted medical school applicants straight out of high school. Gupta completed his neurological surgery residency at the University of Michigan Health System in 2000. He then completed a fellowship at the Semmes Murphy Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Sanjay Gupta With Wife Rebecca Olson Gupta
Sanjay Gupta With Wife Rebecca Olson Gupta

Rebecca Olson, a renowned family law attorney, is Gupta’s wife. He authored a page-long poem with an idea on the last line, as he suggested. Before Rebecca had finished reading the poem, he was down on his knees, poised to propose. They married on 15 May 2004 at the Ashley Hall situated in Charleston, South Carolina, in a colourful Hindu wedding ceremony.

Is Sanjay Gupta Gay?

Sanjay Gupta’s sexual orientation is straight. He is married to Rebecca Olson, and the couple has been blessed with children; Sky Anjahi Gupta, Soleil Asha Gupta, Sage Ayla Gupta.

Professional Career

Gupta was among the 15 White House Fellows chosen in the year 1997. He composed healthcare speeches for the then-First Lady Hillary Clinton during his year-long fellowship.

Gupta has focused on spine, trauma, as well as 3D image-guided procedures as an Emory Healthcare general neurosurgeon at the Grady Memorial Hospital. Percutaneous pedicle screw positioning (positioning of screws via needle puncture rather than cutting into tissue), brain tumors, as well as spinal cord defects are some of the topics he’s written about in medical journals.

He holds medical licenses in the states of Michigan, Georgia, New York, and South Carolina. He works at Emory University School of Medicine as an assistant professor in neurosurgery and as the associate chief in charge of the neurosurgery service at the Grady Memorial Hospital situated in Atlanta, Georgia.

In the summer of 2001, Gupta entered CNN as a medical correspondent. Gupta’s career as a journalist started off in the year 2003 when he traveled to Iraq for CNN to report medical aspects of the Iraq invasion story. He not only covered medical stories there, but he also conducted emergency surgery on both American soldiers and Iraqi citizens.

Gupta was working with a Navy medical team at the time, supporting the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force with a squad of doctors known as the “Devil Docs.” Because of Gupta’s experience in neurosurgery, the Marines requested his help after a Marine sustained a severe head injury. The guy was rescued and sent to the United States for treatment.

Gupta, as well as Anderson Cooper, anchored CNN’s analysis of the Haiti earthquake in 2010 January. Gupta also featured on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Real Time with Bill Maher, as well as the Oprah Winfrey Show on several occasions.

In a 2013 editorial, Gupta said that he had changed his mind regarding marijuana’s dangers and benefits when consulting on a documentary on the substance. “I am here to apologize,” Gupta said, adding, “We have been horribly and deliberately fooled for approximately seventy years in the United States, and I apologize for my part in that.” Gupta had recently opposed legislation allowing patients access to medicinal marijuana, but he changed his position, claiming, “I am here to apologize.” Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution, the third part of his three-part documentary, was released in April 2015.

Gupta operated almost nonstop in early 2020 to clarify the coronavirus epidemic to the American public as well as demystify terms like pandemic and social distancing.


Sanjay Gupta has won many prestigious awards and distinctions in recognition of his achievements. In the areas of Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast, Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story, and Outstanding Feature Story in a Newscast, he has earned a total of three News & Documentary Emmy Awards for his TV show “Anderson Cooper 360°.”

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Sanjay Gupta in 2024

Sanjay Gupta Net Worth
Sanjay Gupta Net Worth

Sanjay Gupta, a neurosurgeon, medical reporter, as well as correspondent, is believed to have a net worth of about $15 million as of 2024. He amassed his fortune by working at a hospital, teaching at a university, and appearing on television, in addition to writing novels. Sanjay Gupta’s yearly salary and earnings remain unknown to the general public.

Sanjay Gupta is a well-versed medical expert who has served in hospitals, universities, and on television. In addition to being a staff neurosurgeon, he is the CNN chief medical correspondent. Sanjay Gupta, as well as his wife Rebecca Olson Gupta, and also their children, are content and happy in their home.


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