Pankaj Advani Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography, & More

Pankaj Advani

Full NamePankaj Arjan Advani
NicknamesThe Prince of Pune, The Prince of India, The Golden Boy
ProfessionBilliards and Snooker player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 38 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International Debut 2002- Asian Billiards Championship in Bangalore
Coach/MentorArvind Savur
Records (main ones)2005- First person in the world to win the points and time formats both in the same year at the IBSF World Billiards Championship
2003- Won his first world title 'Men's World Snooker Championship' in China at the age of eighteen only
2014- Won the Grand Double for the third time in the UK
Awards/Achievements Awards :-
2003 - Indo-American Young Achiever's Award
2004 - Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Award, Hero India Sports Award
2006 - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Pankaj Advani Receiving The Khel Ratna Award From Former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam2009 - Padmashree
2010 - DNA Most Stylish Sportsperson, Sahara India Sports Award, Teacher's Achievement Award in Sports
2011 - World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper Award
2012 - Asian Billiards Championship, NDTV Spirit of Sports
2018 - PadmabhushanPankaj Advani Receiving Padma BhushanWorld Titles :-
2003, 2015, 2017 - IBSF World Snooker Champion
2005, 2007-09, 2012, 2014-15 - World Billiards Champion (Time Format)
2014 - The World Team Billiards Championship
2014-15 - IBSF World Six-Red Snooker Champion
2005, 2008, 2014, 2016, 2017 - World Billiards Champion (Points Format)
2018 - IBSF World Snooker Team Championship
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 July 1985
Age (as in 2017) 32 Years
BirthplacePune (Maharashtra)
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
Signature Pankaj Advani
HometownBangalore (India)
SchoolFrank Anthony Public School, Bangalore
College/UniversitySBM Jain College, Bangalore
Educational QualificationGraduation (Commerce)
Food HabitVegetarian
AddressBangalore, Karnataka, India
HobbiesListening to music
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ParentsFather- Arjan Advani
Mother- Kajal Advani
Pankaj Advani With His Mother Kajal Advani
SiblingsBrother- Dr. Shree Advani (Sport & Performance Psychologist)
Pankaj Advani With His Brother Dr. Shree Advani
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite PlayerRoger Federer
Favourite FoodIdli
Favourite SongsSadi Gali (Tanu Weds Manu), Greece 2000, Unforgivable by Armin Van Buuren and Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
Favourite Designers Manoviraj Khosla, Wendell Rodricks and Babita Malkani
Favourite Holiday SpotsGoa, Melbourne
Style Quotient
Car CollectionScorpio
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Money Factor
Net WorthNot Known
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Pankaj Advani

  • Does Pankaj Advani smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Pankaj Advani drink alcohol?: No
  • After birth, his parents reared him in Kuwait for five years.
  • At the time of the Iraqi invasion, his family migrated to Bangalore (India).
  • His father passed away when he was six years old.
  • He was the head boy of his school, and when the students forgot to wear their house badges, he didn’t like to complain them to the principle, Instead, he helped them to buy new badges from a nearby shop.
  • At the age of ten, he, with his brother Shree used to go to the snooker parlour after school. Pankaj Advani
  • At the age of eleven, he won his first State title, after beating his brother and mentor Shree in the final.
  • During his childhood, he revealed his dream to the media that he would like to become a world champion in future.
  • He is eighteen times world champion of both world snooker and billiards. Pankaj Advani Winner of The World Billiards Championship
  • He won total – 6 Worlds, 3 Asian Billiards, 2 Asian Games Golds, 1 Australian Open and 5 National titles. Pankaj Advani
  • He is the only person in the world, who won the billiards and snooker IBSF World Titles, along with World Professional Billiards Championship.
  • For his success, he gives credit to his brother Dr Shree Advani and coach Arvind Savur. Pankaj Advani With His Brother Dr. Shree Advani
  • He likes watching movies and reads spiritual books.
  • During his school days, he wanted to become a pilot to fulfil his desire of travelling the whole world.