Vijender Singh Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Vijender Singh Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More


Real Name Vijender Singh Beniwal
Nickname Vijender
Profession Professional Boxer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 182 cm
in meters- 1.82 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut Athens Summer Olympics (2004 )
Likes to play against Carlos Gongora of Ecuador
Favourite shots Knock out punch
Achievements • In 2006, won bronze medal in Asian Games. Credited for bringing boxing popular in India.
• In 2006, he won a silver medal in Commonwealth Games.
• In 2008, he won a bronze medal in Beijing Summer Olympics and became the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal.
• In 2009, he was ranked No.1 by the International Boxing Association in annual middleweight category list.
• In 2010, he won a gold medal at the Asian Games.
Career Turning Point In 2006 Commonwealth Games, he defeated England’s Neil Perkins in the semifinal.
Favorite Boxer Raj Kumar Sangwan, Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali
Personal Life
Date of Birth 29 October 1985
Age (as in 2015) 30 Years
Birth Place Kaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Kaluwas, Bhiwani, Haryana, India
School Happy Senior Secondary School, Bhiwani
College Vaish College Of Education, Bhiwani
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Family Father-Mahipal Singh Beniwal (Bus Driver)
Mother- Krishna
Brothers- Manoj (Elder, Boxer)
Sisters- N/A
Religion Hindu
Address Bhiwani, Haryana
Hobbies Listening music and workout
Controversies • In 2013, the Punjab Police alleged that he bought heroin from an NRI many a times. But he denied the charges and was given a clean-chit from National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
• In 2010 Commonwealth Games, he was given a 2 point penalty for coming in 20 seconds late before the end of the bout.
Favourite Things
Favorite Food Grilled lamb and kadhai chicken
Favorite Actor Akshay Kumar
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends N/A
Wife Archana Singh
Children Daughter- N/A
Son- 1
Money Factor
Salary Not Known
Net Worth 3.2 Crores (INR)


Some lesser known facts about Vijender Singh

  • Does Vijender Singh smoke?: No
  • Does Vijender Singh drink alcohol?: No
  • Vijender  is the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal after beating Ecuadorian “Carlos Gongora” 9-4.
  • He was 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.
  • He was trained by former national-level boxer and coach Jagdish Singh, and Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu.
  • He made 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.
  • In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut with film “Fugly.”
  • Apart from Mary Kom, he is the only Indian to have won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • In 2009, he was ranked No.1 in the world in the middleweight (75 kg) category by the International Boxing Association.
  • He is a good fried of actor Akshay Kumar.
  • In 2013, he entered the Bigg Boss 7  house only to meet wrestler Sangram Singh.
  • He wanted to be a soldier.
  • In 2015, he signed a deal with UK’s famous Queensberry Promotions.


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