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Maninder Singh (Kabaddi) Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Dasuya, Punjab
Age: 33 Years
Wife: Simran Kaur Pannu

Maninder Singh

Bio/Wiki
Nickname(s)Mani [1]Maninder Singh - Instagram
ProfessionKabaddi Player
Famous forBeing the skipper of the PKL team Bengal Warriors
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 152 cm
in meters- 1.52 m
in feet & inches- 6’
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International Debut2017, Asian Kabaddi Championship
National Debut2014, Jaipur Pink Panthers
Jersey Number# 9 (Bengal Warriors)
Maninder's jersey number
Domestic/State TeamBengal Warriors
Coach/MentorHanumat Singh
PositionRaider
Awards, Honours, Achievements • 2010 Asian Beach Games, Muscat - Gold
Maninder Singh's daughter wearing his Muscat 2010 gold medal
• 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship – Gold
Personal Life
Date of Birth31 January 1990 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)33 Years
BirthplaceDasuya, Punjab
Zodiac signAquarius
NationalityIndian
HometownDasuya, Punjab
College/University• Khalsa College, Amritsar
• Guru Nanak Dev College, Amritsar
ReligionSikhism [2]Maninder Singh - Facebook
Maninder in a Gudwara
Tattoo(s)• 'Mani' Tattoo on Arm
Maninder Singh's nickname tattoo
• Tribal Design Near Ankle
Maninder Singh's tribal tattoo on ankle
• Tribal Tattoo on Arm
Maninder Singh's tribal arm tattoo
• Peacock on Thigh
Peacock Tattoo
• Quote on Biceps
Maninder Singh's quote tattoo
• Jersey Number near Elbow
Maninder Singh's punab map tattoo
• Daughter's Name on Arm
Maninder Singh's wife's and parents name
• Tiger with Red Eye on Calves
Maninder Singh's tiger tattoo on leg
• Name of his Parents on Arms
Maninder Singh's parents' name
• Jaguar on his Upper Arm
Maninder Singh's jaguar tattoo
• Clock with Roman Numbers on Upper Arm
Maninder Singh's roman numeral tattoo
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1 December 2017 (Friday)
Family
Wife/SpouseSimran Kaur Pannu
Maninder Singh with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- Gurneet (b. November 13, 2019)
Maninder with his daughter and wife
ParentsFather- Gurdip Singh
Maninder Singh's father
Mother- Jasvir Kaur
Maninder Singh's mother
SiblingsSisters- 2 (elder)
Maninder Singh with one of his sisters
Favourites
FoodHomemade Punjabi Food
ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan
ActressDeepika Padukone
SingerSidhu Moose Wala
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionToyota Land Cruiser, Mahindra Scorpio, and Maruti Suzuki Swift.
Bikes CollectionJawa
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)INR 30 lakhs as of 2022 [3]Pro Kabaddi

Maninder Singh

Lesser Known Facts About Maninder Singh

  • Maninder Singh, a prominent Indian Kabaddi player, is renowned for his participation in the Pro Kabaddi League, playing for the Bengal Warriors and Jaipur Pink Panthers teams. His professional debut came in 2014 with the Jaipur Pink Panthers.

    Maninder Singh in Jaipur Pink Panthers jersey

    Maninder Singh in Jaipur Pink Panthers jersey

  • His Kabaddi journey began in school, followed by joining the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Kabaddi Club to pursue professional training. At the club, he honed his skills under expert coaches like Hanumat Singh.
  • His big break came when he received an invitation from Jaipur Pink Panthers for trials. He traveled by bus from his village to give out the trials.
  • Maninder is employed by the Punjab Police in Jalandhar, Punjab, and represents Punjab in the Senior Nationals. As of 2023, he is a Raider for Bengal Warriors.

    Maninder Singh in the Punjab Police uniform

    Maninder Singh in the Punjab Police uniform

  • The highlight of his 2014 season was becoming the top raider with 130 raid points across just 16 matches. An injury forced him to miss the subsequent three seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League.
  • Making a strong comeback in Season 5, Maninder scored 190 raid points with the Bengal Warriors. His captivating performance led to his retention by the team for Seasons 6, 7, and 8.

    Maninder Singh playing for the Bengal Warriors team

    Maninder Singh playing for the Bengal Warriors team

  • In Season 7, the team opted for Maninder as the captain over PO Surjeet Singh, who had previously led for two seasons.
  • During a game against the Patna Pirates, he became the second-fastest raider, trailing only Pardeep Narwal. Even in his absence, Bengal Warriors clinched their first PKL title by overcoming Dabang Delhi in The Arena.
  • For the 2021-22 Pro Kabaddi League’s eighth season, Maninder was once again chosen as Bengal Warriors’ captain. In a remarkable feat against U Mumba, he scored 17 raid points, making up 100% of his team’s raid points in that match. He was retained as captain for the ninth season.
  • Maninder’s love for Kabaddi was ignited by his father, who played and taught him the sport. He initially played ‘Circle Kabaddi’ in his village, a form more common in Punjab and Haryana, before being guided by coach Paramjit Singh from the Punjab Police. This led him to take up the sport on a professional level.
  • Maninder holds the view that Anup Kumar and Surjeet Singh also genuinely deserve captaincy of the team.
  • Apart from his sports career, Maninder Singh serves as a brand ambassador for various health supplements companies, such as Fuel One, and other organizations like Vision 11.

    Maninder Singh endorsing Fuel One sports brand on his Instagram

    Maninder Singh endorsing Fuel One sports brand on his Instagram

  • Maninder Singh was ruled out of the final of season 7 of the Pro Kabaddi League because he dislocated his shoulder and became injured. [4]The Hindu
  • Maninder Singh thinks of Ran Singh as one of his best friends who is also a kabaddi player. They have played together on the Jaipur Pink Panthers and Bengal Warriors teams. They once shared a room and also worked together as police officers in Punjab for a little while. Then Ran quit the job.
  • When they have free time, Maninder and Ran enjoy playing volleyball.
  • Maninder decided to get tattoos because he was inspired by Ran Singh.
  • In a talk with a reporter, Maninder said that if he wasn’t playing kabaddi, he would like to be a photographer.
  • Maninder is able to do 20 mountain climber exercises in just 5 seconds!

  • Maninder Singh loves dogs and has a pet dog called Max.

    Maninder with his pet dog

    Maninder with his pet dog

  • In the first season of the Pro Kabaddi League, Maninder Singh got 130 raid points in 16 games. This was the most raid points anyone from Jaipur Pink Panthers got in that season.
  • He reached 500 points faster than anyone else in Pro Kabaddi League history, doing it in just 56 games.
  • Maninder Singh enjoys swimming and working out at the gym.