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Vijender Singh Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Secrets, Affairs, Images, Marriage, Phone number.

Written by Aravind

Vijender Singh was born on 29-10-1985 in Kaluwas, Bhiwani in the state of Haryana, India. He is an Indian Boxer and Film Actor.

VIJENDER SINGH BIO/WIKI

NameVijender Singh Beniwal
NicknameVijender Singh
ProfessionBoxer
Date of Birth 29 October 1985
Age (as in 2019) 34 Years
Zodiac/Sun Sign Scorpio
Birth PlaceKaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India
Home townKaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India
Mother TongueNot Known
Parents/ FatherMahipal Singh Beniwal (Bus Driver)
MotherKrishna
BrotherManoj (Elder, Boxer)
SisterNone

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BOXING

Coach/Mentor Jagdish Singh
International Debut2004 Summer Olympics, Athens, Greece
Professional Debut2015 [1]
Manager (Professional)Frank Warren
StanceOrthodox
Competition(s)Middleweight, Welterweight
Famous PunchKnock-out punch
AchievementsOlympic Games
Bronze (Beijing, 2008)

World Championships
Bronze (Milan, 2009)

Commonwealth Games
Silver in welterweight category
(Melbourne, 2006)
Bronze (Delhi, 2010)
Silver (Glasgow, 2014)

Asian Games
Bronze (Doha, 2006)
Gold (Guangzhou, 2010)

Asian Championships
Silver (2007)
Bronze (2009)
AwardsArjuna Award (2006)
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2009)
Padma Shri (2010)

PERSONAL LIFE

School Happy Senior Secondary School, Bhiwani,
Haryana, India
College/ UniversityVaish College Of Education, Bhiwani,
Haryana, India
Education QualificationGraduation
Contact numberNot Known
AddressKaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India
ReligionHinduism
CasteJat
NationalityIndian
CarAudi
Political InclinationIndian National Congress (INC)
HobbiesListening to music, workout
Controversies1), At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he was given a 2 point penalty for coming in 20 seconds late before the end of the bout.
2), In 2013, the Punjab Police alleged that he bought heroin from an NRI many times. But he denied the charges and was given a clean chit from the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). [2]

MARITAl STATUS/AFFAIRS

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Marriage Date 17 May 2011
Wife/SpouseArchana Singh
ChildrenSon- Arbir Singh
Daughter- None

SALARY/NETWORTH

SalaryNot Known
Networth (approx.)Rs. 3.2 crore (As in 2016)

PHYSICAL STATUS

HeightIn Centimeters- 183 cm
In Meters- 1.83 m
In Feet inches- 6’
WeightIn Kilograms- 75 kg
In Pounds- 165 lbs
Figure40-32-15
Shoe size9
Hair colorBlack
Eyes colorBlack
Skin colorFair
Sachin Tendulkar with Vijender Singh
Sachin Tendulkar with Vijender Singh

VIJENDER SINGH FAVORITES

Favorite food(s)Grilled Lamb, Kadhai Chicken
Favorite SongNot Known
Favorite ActorAkshay Kumar
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite Boxer(s)Raj Kumar Sangwan,
Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali
Favorite Cricketer(s)Sachin Tendulkar,
Virender Sehwag
Favorite SportBoxing
Favorite PlaceNot Known
Favorite MovieNot Known
Favorite ColourBlack

SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS

Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/singhvijender/?hl=en
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/vijendersinghboxer/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/boxervijender
Vijender Singh
Vijender Singh

UNKNOWN FACTS ABOUT VIJENDER SINGH

  • Does Vijender Singh Drink Alcohol?: Not Known
  • Does Vijender Singh Smoke?: Not Known
  • Vijender was born into a poor family and had no money to receive any kind of training in boxing.
  • He is the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal after beating Ecuadorian “Carlos Gongora.”
  • He has signed for a Bollywood film in 2011, but due to his marriage, the producer dropped him considering that he won’t be as popular among females.
  • His boxing style, his uppercut, and his hooks are often compared with the style of actor Sylvester Stallone as the character Rocky Balboa in the Rocky film series. Vijender cites him as 1 of his primary influences.
  • Vijender made an appearance in Salman Khan‘s “Dus Ka Dum” game show with actress Mallika Sherawat.
  • Once, his job was to protect actress Priyanka Chopra from the crowd, during a rally in Pune.
  • His hometown, Bhiwani in Haryana is known as “Little Cuba” for producing many world-class boxers.
  • Apart from Mary Kom, he is the only boxer to have won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • In 2009, he has ranked No.1 in the world in the middleweight (75 kg) category by the International Boxing Association.
  • He is a good friend of actor Akshay Kumar.
  • Vijender has also served as a DSP in Haryana Police under sports quota.
  • Vijender wanted to be a soldier.
  • In 2015, he signed a deal with UK’s famous Queensberry Promotions.
  • In 2019, he joined the Indian National Congress and he was given the ticket to contest the 2019 General Election from the South Delhi Lok Sabha Constituency.

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