Vinesh Phogat Wiki Biography, Family, Age, Education, Marriage, Net Worth, Awards

Vinesh Phogat Wiki Biography- Vinesh Phogat (born 25 August 1994) is an Indian wrestler. She suit the 1st Indian woman wrestler to win gold in both Commonwealth & Asian Games. Vinesh is the only Indian woman wrestler to win many medals at the World Wrestling Championships. Phogat suit the 1st Indian athlete to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards in 2019. Phogat comes from a well-rooted family of wrestlers, with her cousins & being international wrestlers & Commonwealth Games medalists too.


Vinesh Phogat Wiki Biography

Vinesh is the daughter of wrestler Rajpal Phogat & cousin of wrestlers Geetha & Babita. Both her cousins have won gold in 55 kg category in Commonwealth Games.

In allowing her cousins & herself to go after competitive wrestling, her father & uncle had to contract with immense pressure & against from the community in their village in Haryana. They were adjudged as going in opposition to the morals & values of their community. Her cousin, Ritu Phogat, as well is an international level wrestler & has won a gold medal at the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship.

On 13 December 2018, she wed to her long-time boyfriend & fellow wrestler Somvir Rathee of Bakhta Khera village of Jind district, who is a twice gold medalist in the national championship. The duo knew every other since 2011 and both function for the Indian Railways where they met and fell in love. She suffered a career-threatening anterior cruciate ligament tear in her knee at the Rio Olympics

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Vinesh Phogat Wiki Bio Details

Real Name Vinesh Phogat
Profession Wrestler
Sport Wrestling (Freestyle)
Events 48 kg/50 kg/53 kg
International Debut 2013
Date of Birth August 25, 1994 (Thursday)
Age 28 Years
Birth Place Balali, Haryana, India
Hometown Balali, Haryana, India
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Religion Hindu
Nationality Indian
Date of Birth 25 August, 1994
Category Trending
Education Qualifications Not Known
Hobbies Reading


Info About Vinesh Phogat’s Family, Relationship, Marriage and Kids

Parents Father: Late Rajpal Singh Phogat
Mother: Prem Lata Phogat
Siblings Brother: Harvinder Phogat
Sister (s): Priyanka Phogat
Babita Kumari (Cousin)
Ritu Phogat (Cousin)
Geeta Phogat (Cousin)
Martial Status Married
Marriage Date 14 December 2018
Marriage Place Balali Village, Charkhi Dadri district, Haryana
Husband/Spouse Somvir Rathee
Past Relationship Somvir Rathee
Children Not Known


Educational Data

School KCM Sr Sec School Jhojhu Kalan, Haryana
College MDU, Rohtak Haryana
Education Qualifications Not Known


Physical Stats and Body Value

Height (Approx) 160 cm (in Centimeters)
1.60 m (in meters)
5’ 3” (in feet inches)
Weight (Approx) 55 kg (in kilograms)
121 lbs (in pounds)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body value Not Known



In world championship 2019, she bagged her maiden world championship medal (Bronze). She bagged Gold in Asian Games and Commonwealth Games in 2018 came in the 50 kg category. In Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series in Rome, the 26 years old crushed Canada’s Diana Mary Helen Weicker 4–0 in the 53 kg final.

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  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna- Highest sports honour in India, winner in 2020 .
  • Arjuna Award, winner in 2016.
  • Padma Shri, nominee in 2018 by the Sports Authority of India.

Vinesh Phogat’s Achievements

  • Youth Wrestling Championship Johannesburg 2013: Silver Medal
  • Asian Championships New Delhi 2013: Bronze Medal
  • Asian Games Incheon 2014: Bronze Medal
  • Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014: Gold Medal
  • Asian Championships Doha 2015: Silver Medal
  • Asian Championships Bangkok 2016: Bronze Medal
  • Asian Championships New Delhi 2017: Silver Medal
  • Asian Championships Bishkek 2018: Silver Medal
  • Asian Championships Xi’an 2019: Bronze Medal
  • World Championships Nur-Sultan 2019: Bronze Medal
  • Asian Championships New Delhi 2020: Bronze Medal
  • Asian Championships Almaty 2021: Gold Medal
  • Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018: Gold Medal
  • Asian Games Jakarta 2018: Gold Medal

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On 18 January 2023, Vinesh Phogat is together with wrestler Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik held a sit-in protest against the Wrestling Federation of India(WFI) at Janter Mantar in New Delhi. She faced a controversy.

Beloved things and Choices

Actress Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta and Priyanka Chopra
Movie ABCD 2, Kal Ho Ya Na Ho, Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani, Jodha Akbar, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Hera Pheri
Actors Salman Khan
Singer Neha Kakkar

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Net worth

  • Net Worth – $ 5 Million( Approximate)
  • Income Source – Wrestling
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