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Sushil Kumar: Net Worth, Rewards, Sports Career, Cars Collection


Sushil Kumar is an Indian freestyle wrestler with Net Worth is $5 Million. who became the first Indian to win back-to-back individual Olympic medals; he won a Silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and a Bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Sushil Kumar was born on 26 May 1983 in Baprola, Najafgarh, Delhi, India to Diwan Singh and Kamla Devi. Sushil Kumar is one of the very big names in terms of Indian Wrestling. Sushi Kumar has achieved massive heights in his career. He had also won many commonwealth games.

Sushil Kumar was born and raised in Delhi. His father was a driver in MTNL Delhi. His financial condition was not that great. His mother was a housewife. He also has a cousin, Sandeep who also wanted to be a wrestler. Sushil Kumar was inspired for wrestling by his father himself a wrestler, cousin Sandeep. Sandeep later stopped wrestling because the family could only support one.


Real NameSushil Kumar
NicknameSushil Kumar
Born26 May 1983
Birth PlaceBaprola, Najafgarh, Delhi, India
Age38 years old
Profession Indian Professional Wrestler

Relationship & More

Marital Status – Married
Marriage Date – 2011


Wife — Savi Kumar

ChildrenSon– Suvarn and Suveer

ParentsFather– Diwan Singh (driver in MTNL)
Mother– Kamla Devi


Rewards ( Prize Money by Sports Career )

Cars Collection And House

1.Ford Endeaver

2. Hyundai Creta

Physical Stats

Weightin kilograms– 85 kg
in pounds– 187 lbs
Heightin centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 5½”
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 44 inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 16 inches


DebutNational– Asian Wrestling Championships in 2003 in New Delhi
International– 2004 Olympic Games in Athens
Coach/MentorMahabali Satpal Singh
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
Awards, Honours, Achievements• Arjuna Award in 2005
• Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2008
• Padma Shri Award in 2011


Educational Qualifications• Graduation
• Post Graduation
CollegeNoida College of Physical Education, Dadri

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodParanthas, White Makhan (butter)
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan

Exciting Facts About Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar is an Indian wrestler and a two-time Olympic medal winner. He is known for his performance at various international events and he is known for carrying the Indian flag at the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.

Sushil Kumar enrolled himself enrolled at the Chhatrasal Stadium akhada when he was 14 years old. His father, Diwan Singh, and his cousin, Sandeep, were his inspiration to join wrestling.

During the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, Sushil Kumar won a gold medal in a 74 kg event by defeating Johannes Botha in just 80 seconds.

Awards and Accolades


• In 2012, Chhatrasal Stadium was Indian’s premium center for the coaching of upcoming wrestlers and new learners. However, after a public fallout between Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt; Dutt decided to leave the wrestling center and start his own coaching center. By 2015, many top wrestlers like Bajrang Punia left the academy and joined Dutt in his academy.
• In 2015, Sushil Kumar found himself involved in a controversy with Narsingh Yadav, a Mumbai wrestler who had qualified for the participation in the Rio Olympics. Sushil Kumar was also preparing for the Rio Olympics and he requested for a selection trial; however, Wrestling Federation of India and Delhi High Court dismissed his plea. During a national camp in Sonipat, Yadav was tested positive for steroids during a test and he alleged that Sushil Kumar had asked a junior wrestler to lace his food with steroids. In 2019, the CBI dismissed the sabotage theory presented by Yadav.
• Praveen Rana, another international wrestler, alleged that Sushil Kumar had beaten him and his brother after the selection round of the national trials.
• On 4 May 2021, a wrestler of India’s senior national camp and former junior national champion, Sagar Dhankad was beaten to death during a clash between two different groups outside the stadium. In further investigation, it was found that the fight between the group took place over a rented apartment that was owned by Sushil Kumar. Later, a video surfaced from one of the assailants phone in which Sushil Kumar and five other people were involved in the murder. An FIR was filed against them and after being on the run for more than 15 days, Sushil and his partner, Ajay were arrested in Delhi.

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