Rakesh Kumar (Kabaddi) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Rakesh Kumar

Real NameRakesh Kumar
NicknameIndia's Kabbadi King
ProfessionIndian Kabaddi Player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weightin Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 34 inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International Debut2003
Jersey Number#7(India)
#7(Pro Kabaddi League)
Domestic/State TeamU Mumba, Indian Railways, Northern Railways, Chhillar Club and Patna Pirates
PositionAll Rounder/Raider
Career Turning PointWorld Cup in 2004
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 April 1982
Age (as in 2016)33 Years
Birth PlaceNizampur, Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownNizampur, Delhi, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known (Farmer)
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Narain (Elder)
Sisters- N/A
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodPapaya
Favourite Kabaddi playerAnup Kumar
Favourite ActorAamir Khan
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Rakesh Kumar

Some lesser known facts about Rakesh Kumar

  • Does Rakesh Kumar smoke?: No
  • Does Rakesh Kumar drink alcohol?: No
  • Rakesh was the vice-captain of the India national kabaddi team that won the gold medal at the 2007 World Cup.
  • He is famous for his signature Lion Jump. Rakesh Kumar Lion Jump
  • He initially played for Patna Pirates in Pro Kabaddi League but later went to U Mumba in 2016.
  • He works as a chief ticket inspector in the Indian Railways.
  • He received the highest bid from team owners at the first Pro Kabaddi League auction with 12.8 Lacs (INR).
  • He is a 2011 Arjuna award winner.
  • He also won the Asiad gold medal twice.
  • His Pro Kabaddi League team U Mumba is owned by Unilazer Sports.
  • He was the captain of Patna Pirates in Pro Kabaddi League.