Bajrang Punia is a Freestyle Wrestler from India. Bajrang Punia competes in the 65 kg weight category.
|Net Worth:||Rs. 10 Crore|
|Earning Sources:||Wrestling, Endorsements|
|Date of Birth:||26 February 1994|
In the 2019 Forbes list, Wrestler Bajrang Punia ranked 94 on the list with earnings of Rs 2.4 crore. Punia, who won the bronze at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships, endorses at least three brands including Mobil, Asics shoes, and TT underwear.
Punia is the first Indian wrestler to be ranked World No. 1 in any category, the first Indian to win two world championship medals, and the first Indian to play in the renowned German League. On 25 November 2020 Bajrang married Sangeeta Phogat. Bajrang Punia won Bronze Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Bajrang Punia was born in Punia Jat Family. He began wrestling at the age of seven and was encouraged to pursue the sport by his father. His family did not have money for traditional sports. Instead, he had to partake in free sports like wrestling and Kabaddi. Punia’s father was a wrestler as well and at a young age, his family started him at a local mud wrestling school. Bajrang sometimes skips school to go to wrestling practice. In 2015, his family moved to Sonipat so that he can attend a regional center of the Sports Authority of India.