Karishma Vaswani Net worth, BBC’s Indonesian Editor and Reporter

9th Mar. 2018, 12:40 pm
Karishma Vaswani Net worth, BBC’s Indonesian Editor and Reporter
Quick Info
Birth Name: Karishma Vaswani
Birth Place: Mumbai, India
Spouse: Charan Vaswani
Ethnicity: Asian
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Nationality: Indian, Indonesian
Qualification: English and American literature from Warwick University

The first presenter of India’s business report of BBC World news, Karishma Vaswani is now a well-known journalist of BBC News Indonesia. She has been recently promoted to the editor position. Karishma had been in BBC Indonesia as a business correspondent since 2009. Successful journalist Karishma Vaswani’s net worth thus is solely due to her earnings from BBC.

Early Life

Karishma Vaswani is originally from India.  Karishma has spent her childhood in Jakarta as her parents were living in Indonesia. She has completed her primary and high schooling in Jakarta itself.

She went to the UK for her further education and attended Warwick University where she read English and American Literature.

Career as a Reporter

Before working in BBC, Vaswani was a first Business Report Presenter in Mumbai. Working as Report Presenter in Mumbai she has covered scandalous news like Mumbai bombings in 11th July 2006 and 26th November 2008.

Since 2009, she has been working in BBC News Indonesia.  Vaswani was Business correspondent from 2009-2014, where she reported sensational news like July 2009 Jakarta bombings and the 5th anniversary of the Aceh tsunami.

Vaswani has interviewed famous people including Gita Wirjawan(Indonesia’s trade minister), Chatib Basri(Indonesia’s Investment Board head),  Jusuf Kalla(Vice President of Indonesia), Lee Kwan Yew(Singapore’s founding father), P.Chidambaram(Indian Finance minister), and many more. She is very active in her field.

Karishma Vaswani reporting on flood in Jakarta

Karishma Vaswani reporting flooding in Jakarta.

Image source: Indonesia expat

Vaswani has interviewed famous people including Gita Wirjawan(Indonesia’s trade minister), Chatib Basri(Indonesia’s Investment Board head),  Jusuf Kalla(Vice President of Indonesia), Lee Kwan Yew(Singapore’s founding father), P.Chidambaram(Indian Finance minister), and many more. She is very active in her field.

 Just in five years working in BBC, she has been promoted to the position of editor. She will obviously reach the top position on BBC News and Karishma Vaswani’s net worth will increase if she continues her passion and dedication in Journalism.

Karishma Vaswani’s Net Worth from BBC 

The annual pay for editors in BBC News starts from $69k to $75k. Jumping from News correspondence to editor post in BBC News Indonesia, Karishma Vaswani’s payout most have increased to some extent.

According to Jakarta Post, the salary of a journalist in Indonesia increased from Rp.3.1 million to 3-4 million which is around $215-$290 since 2016. Karishma Vaswani Net Worth also includes earnings from her husband. Charan’s digital marketing business.

Her husband Charan is usually out for his business from Singapore to Jakarta. The couple earns more than enough for their cute family.

Personal Life and Family

Karishma seems to be an ambitious woman. She is the first girl from her family to step out, search a job, and climb the endeavours in the professional world.

Apart from being active in her career, Vaswani is the wife of her husband Charan. He is also originally from Punjab, India. Karishma is also a mother of two children. Her Son, Krishna Vaswani who was born on November 21, 2013, and daughter Aryana Vaswani.

Karishma Vaswani’s family reside in Indonesia. She has even taken the picture of the home, she spent her childhood to her Instagram.

#noplacelikeyourchildhoodhome #anakmenteng

A post shared by Karishma Vaswani (@karishma771) on

Karishma has a big family with a lot of family and friends.Vaswani parents were always there for her whenever she needed them especially to look after her children when she was out for work. Initially, she felt how will she manage the family and career on her own, especially in her husband’s absence.

She loves to spend time with them on every occasion. Along with Christmas, Thanksgiving, Karishma also follows Indian tradition and celebrates festivals like Holi and Diwali.

Karishma Vaswani's home

Diwali Fun Time at Karishma Vaswani’s home: Friends and family Gathering during Hindu festival Diwali.

Source: Karishma Vaswani’s Instagram

Karishma also loves to go on family vacation. Apart from Singapore and Jakarta, the whole Vaswani family also went for a vacation to their motherland, India.

This Instagram post shows the family time in Taj Mahal, Agra. Karishma Vaswani is with her husband Charan, son Krishna, daughter Aryana and mother.

A post shared by Karishma Vaswani (@karishma771) on

She gives all the credit and appreciates her family effort who helped her to be in the place where she is today. In spite of being Indian, she has Singaporean passport.

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