Jwala Gutta Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Husband & More

Jwala Gutta

Real NameJwala Gutta
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Badminton player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 10"
Weightin Kilograms- 68 Kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Figure Measurements35-28-36
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBrown
International DebutIn the 2002 India Asia Satellite Tournament.
Coach/MentorS. M. Arif
Handedness Left
Achievements (main ones)• 14 times winner of National Badminton Championship in doubles.
• Won a bronze at the 2011 BWF World Championships.
• Won a Gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
• Won a silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
• Won a bronze at the 2014 Thomas & Uber Cup.
• Won a bronze at the 2014 Badminton Asia Championships.
Career Turning PointWhen she won gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Highest Ranking 6 (in XD) (August 2010)
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 September 1983
Age (as in 2017)34 Years
Birth PlaceWardha, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownHyderabad, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Kranti Gutta
Mother- Yelan Gutta
Sister- Insi Gutta (younger sister)
Brother- N/A
Jwala Gutta with her parents and younger sister
HobbiesDriving, Shopping
Controversies• She has been in controversy for her outspoken nature.
• In 2013, she was banned for life by IBL for trying to stop players of her franchise, Krrish Delhi Smashers, to play against Banga Beats in the IBL.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChaat, Chinese Cuisines
Favourite Destination Hyderabad
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsChetan Anand, Badminton Player (2005-2011)
HusbandChetan Anand, Badminton Player (married 2005-2011)
Jwala Gutta with her Ex-husband Chetan Anand
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- N/A

Jwala Gutta

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jwala Gutta

  • Does Jwala Gutta smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jwala Gutta drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born in Wardha and brought up in Hyderabad.
  • Her father, Kranti Gutta, is a Telugu Hindu while her mother, Yelan Gutta, is of Chinese descent.
  • Her mother, Yelan, is a granddaughter of a Chinese Gandhian, Tseng, who visited India in 1971 along-with her mother to see the Sevagram Ashram and also translated Gandhi’s autobiography into Chinese language.
  • Jwala Gutta wanted to pursue her career in Tennis but her mother insisted her to play Badminton.
  • She was only 4 when her father introduced her with the National Badminton Coach, S. M. Arif.
  • She learnt Gymnastics and Swimming before starting her training for Badminton.
  • She started playing Badminton at the age of 6 and won Under-13 Girls Mini National Badminton Championship held in Kerala.
  • Jwala Gutta partnered with Shruti Kurien which lasted for several years and the duo won the Women’s Doubles National title for 7 years (from 2002 to 2008) in succession.
  • After her divorce, there were speculations in media about her link-up with the ex-Indian Cricketer, Mohammad Azharuddin.
  • She remains active on social fronts and has been involved with various social issues including anti-tobacco campaign, anti-zoo campaign and women empowerment issues.
  • On numerous occasions, she has been listed as one of the most inspirational sportswomen from India.
  • In 2011, Indian Government awarded her with the Arjuna Award (India’s 2nd highest sporting honour).
  • In 2013, she appeared in an item number in a Telugu Film, Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde.