Archana Tiwari’s maiden name is Archana Kharkwal. She was born in a beautiful town Tanakpur of Uttranchal (now Uttrakhand). Tanakpur is known for its natural beauty. Dense forest, Sharda River which is also known as Kali Ganga, hill views and Shakti Peeth Purnagiri Dham, are the key identity of this town. After 12th she went to Pithhoragarh for her graduation. After graduating in mathematics she moved to Lucknow for doing her M.Sc. in mass communication. She’s married to Dr. Praveen Tiwari, himself a media man and presently working with Live India news channel. Archana has given birth to a baby boy Chaitanya Tiwari in 2009.