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Vijender Singh Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Vijender Singh

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Bio
Real NameVijender Singh Beniwal
NicknameVijender
ProfessionProfessional Boxer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 182 cm
in meters- 1.82 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutAthens Summer Olympics (2004 )
Likes to play againstCarlos Gongora of Ecuador
Favourite shotsKnock out punch
Achievements • In 2006, won bronze medal in Asian Games. Credited for bringing boxing popular in India.
• In 2006, he won a silver medal in Commonwealth Games.
• In 2008, he won a bronze medal in Beijing Summer Olympics and became the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal.
• In 2009, he was ranked No.1 by the International Boxing Association in annual middleweight category list.
• In 2010, he won a gold medal at the Asian Games.
Career Turning Point In 2006 Commonwealth Games, he defeated England's Neil Perkins in the semifinal.
Favorite BoxerRaj Kumar Sangwan, Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 October 1985
Age (as in 2015)30 Years
Birth PlaceKaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownKaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India
SchoolHappy Senior Secondary School, Bhiwani
CollegeVaish College Of Education, Bhiwani
Educational QualificationsGraduate
FamilyFather-Mahipal Singh Beniwal (Bus Driver)
Mother- Krishna
Brothers- Manoj (Elder, Boxer)
Sisters- N/A
Vijender Singh's parents   Vijender Singh with his brother
ReligionHindu
AddressBhiwani, Haryana
HobbiesListening music and workout
Controversies• In 2013, the Punjab Police alleged that he bought heroin from an NRI many a times. But he denied the charges and was given a clean-chit from National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
• In 2010 Commonwealth Games, he was given a 2 point penalty for coming in 20 seconds late before the end of the bout.
Favourite Things
Favorite FoodGrilled lamb and kadhai chicken
Favorite ActorAkshay Kumar
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsN/A
WifeArchana Singh
Vijender Singh with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- 1
Vijender Singh with his son
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth3.2 Crores (INR)

Vijender Singh

Some lesser known facts about Vijender Singh

  • Does Vijender Singh smoke?: No
  • Does Vijender Singh drink alcohol?: No
  • Vijender  is the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal after beating Ecuadorian “Carlos Gongora” 9-4.
  • He was signed for a Bollywood film in 2011, but due to his marriage, the producer dropped him considering that he won’t be as popular among females.
  • He was trained by former national-level boxer and coach Jagdish Singh, and Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu.
  • He made appearance in Salman Khan’s “Dus ka Dum” game show with actress Mallika Sherawat.
  • Once, his job was to protect actress Priyanka Chopra from the crowd, during a rally in Pune.
  • His hometown, Bhiwani in Haryana is known as “Little Cuba” for producing many world class boxers.
  • In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut with film “Fugly.”
  • Apart from Mary Kom, he is the only Indian to have won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • In 2009, he was ranked No.1 in the world in the middleweight (75 kg) category by the International Boxing Association.
  • He is a good fried of actor Akshay Kumar.
  • In 2013, he entered the Bigg Boss 7  house only to meet wrestler Sangram Singh.
  • He wanted to be a soldier.
  • In 2015, he signed a deal with UK’s famous Queensberry Promotions.
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