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
|Name||Vijender Singh Beniwal|
|Date of Birth||29 October 1985|
|Age (as in 2019)||34 Years|
|Birth Place||Kaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India|
|Home town||Kaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India|
|Mother Tongue||Not Known|
|Parents/ Father||Mahipal Singh Beniwal (Bus Driver)|
|Brother||Manoj (Elder, Boxer)|
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|International Debut||2004 Summer Olympics, Athens, Greece|
|Professional Debut||2015 |
|Manager (Professional)||Frank Warren|
|Famous Punch||Knock-out punch|
Bronze (Beijing, 2008)
Bronze (Milan, 2009)
Silver in welterweight category
Bronze (Delhi, 2010)
Silver (Glasgow, 2014)
Bronze (Doha, 2006)
Gold (Guangzhou, 2010)
|Awards||Arjuna Award (2006) |
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2009)
Padma Shri (2010)
|School||Happy Senior Secondary School, Bhiwani, |
|College/ University||Vaish College Of Education, Bhiwani, |
|Contact number||Not Known|
|Address||Kaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India|
|Political Inclination||Indian National Congress (INC)|
|Hobbies||Listening to music, workout|
|Controversies||1), 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). 
|Marriage Date||17 May 2011|
|Children||Son- Arbir Singh |
|Networth (approx.)||Rs. 3.2 crore (As in 2016)|
|Height||In Centimeters- 183 cm|
In Meters- 1.83 m
In Feet inches- 6’
|Weight||In Kilograms- 75 kg|
In Pounds- 165 lbs
VIJENDER SINGH FAVORITES
|Favorite food(s)||Grilled Lamb, Kadhai Chicken|
|Favorite Song||Not Known|
|Favorite Actor||Akshay Kumar|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Boxer(s)||Raj Kumar Sangwan, |
Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali
|Favorite Cricketer(s)||Sachin Tendulkar, |
|Favorite Place||Not Known|
|Favorite Movie||Not Known|
SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
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.