Sushil Kumar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Sushil Kumar

Real NameSushil Kumar Solanki
ProfessionFreestyle Wrestler
Coach/MentorMahabal Satpal
Records 2003 - Gold (60 kg) - London Commonwealth Championship
2003 - Bronze (60 kg) - New Delhi Asian Championships
2005 - Gold (66 kg) - Cape Town Commonwealth Championship
2007 - Gold (66 kg) - London Commonwealth Championship
2007 - Silver (66 kg) - Kyrgyzstan Asian Championships
2008 - Bronze (66 kg) - Beijing Olympics
2008 - Bronze (66 kg) - Jeju Island Asian Championships
2009 - Gold (66 kg) - Jalander Commonwealth Championship
2010 - Gold (66 kg) - New Delhi Asian Championships
2010 - Gold (66 kg) - Moscow World Championships
2010 - Gold (66 kg) - Delhi Commonwealth Games
2012- Silver (66 kg) - London Summer Olympics
2018- Gold (73 kg) - Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 166 cm
in meters- 1.66 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5½”
Weightin Kilograms- 66 kg
in Pounds- 145 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 May 1983
Age (as in 2017)34 Years
Birth PlaceBaprola, Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownBaprola, Delhi, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutWorld Cadet Games (1998)
FamilyFather- Diwan Singh (Bus Driver)
Mother- Kamla Devi
Brothers- N/A
Sisters- N/A
Sushil Kumar's parents
HobbiesDoing workout
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodParanthas
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan
Favourite ActressNot Known
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSavi Kumar
Sushil Kumar with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- 2
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Sushil Kumar

Some lesser known facts about Sushil Kumar

  • Does Sushil Kumar smoke?: No
  • Does Sushil Kumar drink alcohol?: No
  • Sushil started wresting at the age of 14, and won the gold at the World Cadet Championships in 1998.
  • He is the only Indian to have won 2 Olympic medals.
  • He once refused to endorse a liquor brand, because he thought that it would send a wrong message to the youth.
  • In 2009, he received Arjuna Award in 2005 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, in 2008.
  • His father, Diwan Singh and his cousin, Sandeep, were his inspiration to join wrestling.
  • He is vegetarian and has campaigned for PETA’s go-vegetarian campaign.
  • He loves football and is a huge fan of Lionel Messi.
  • His training period in Chatrasaal Stadium, Delhi was so bad that he had to share his room with 19 fellow trainee wrestlers.
  • He is not a gadget lover and hardly carries his mobile phone.
  • He has a charity foundation called Sushil 4 Sports, which helps aspiring sports athletes from all fields.
  • He was voted as The Most Popular Athlete by the athletes of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
  • Apart from wresting, he also works in Indian Railways as an Assistant Commercial Manager.
  • In 2015, he co-judged the famous reality TV show MTV Roadies.