Vinesh Phogat Net Worth, Salary, Family, Awards, Medals & Achievements
Vinesh Phogat is India’s top wrestler and the first Indian athlete to be nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award. She has represented India at various competitions and won many honours for the country. A major part of her income comes from wrestling and sponsorships. According to reports, Vinesh Phogat’s net worth is estimated at ₹36.5 Crores.
Vinesh Phogat was born into the family of the famed Phogat sisters, who are the most successful female wrestlers of India. Vinesh was born on 25 August 1994 in the Bhiwani district of Haryana. She is the younger sister of Priyanka Phogat and the cousin of Commonwealth Gold winners Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, and Ritu Phogat.
Being born into a family of world-class wrestlers, Vinesh began wrestling at a very young age. She was trained and coached by her current wrestling coach and uncle Mahavir Phogat.
Vinesh Phogat Net Worth
According to our research, Vinesh Phogat has an estimated net worth of ₹36.5 Crores. Cornerstone Sports manages the brand endorsements of Phogat.
She is right now one of the best wrestlers in India. Vinesh Phogat earns a salary of ₹ 50,000 monthly from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
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Vinesh Phogat Career
Vinesh Phogat rose to fame professionally when she won the bronze medal at the 2013 Asian Wrestling Championship in Delhi. Phogat followed her bronze medal with a silver medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship of 2013.
Vinesh represented India in the 48 Kg freestyle wrestling category at the 2014 Commonwealth games Glasgow. She won the first Gold medal of her career in the tournament.
Vinesh phogat won the silver medal at the 2015 Asian Games and lost in the quarter-final of the 2016 Summer Olympics. She became the first Indian female wrestler to win Gold in Asian Games when she won the 2018 Asian Games.
Vinesh Phogat bagged her third consecutive gold in the women’s 53 kg category after winning the Poland Open wrestling tournament in Warsaw 2019. Vinesh Phogat bagged her first World Championship medal in the women’s 53 kg category by winning a Bronze medal in the 2019 World Wrestling Championship.
In January 2023, Phogat won gold in Rome Ranking Series.
In the year 2023, in the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event, she also won a gold medal defeating Canada’s Diana Mary Helen Weicker.
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Vinesh Phogat Awards, Medals & Achievements
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award- 2023
Arjuna Award- 2016
Asian Wrestling Championship
- 2013- Bronze Medal
- 2015- Silver Medal
- 2016- Bronze Medal
- 2017- Silver Medal
- 2018-Silver Medal
- 2019- Bronze Medal
- 2020-Bronze Medal
- 2021- Gold Medal
- 2014- Gold Medal
- 2018- Gold Medal
- 2014- Bronze Medal
- 2018- Gold Medal
2019- Bronze Medal.
Vinesh Phogat is the current World Number One ranked wrestler in her category. Phogat became India’s only female wrestler to qualify for Tokyo Olympics 2023. Unfortunately, her dream of winning an Olympic medal was unsuccessful as she missed a flight to Tokyo.
How old is Vinesh Phogat?
Vinesh Phogat is born on August 25, 1994, in the Bhiwani district of Haryana. She is now 26 years old, and currently, she is playing for India in the Tokyo Olympics 2023.
About Vinesh Phogat
|Real Name||Vinesh Phogat|
|Net Worth||₹36.5 Crores|
|Source of Wealth||Wrestling and Sponsorships|
|Date Of Birth||25 August 1994|
|Hometown||Balali, Haryana, India|
|Birth Place||Balali, Haryana, India.|
|Height||161 cm (5′ 3″)|
|Weight In Kilograms||53 KG|
|Weight In Pounds||117 LBS|
|Father||Mahavir Singh Phogat’s(Wrestler)|