Saina Nehwal Net Worth 2021: Salary, Endorsements Deals & Business

If you are a hardcore Indian badminton fan, you wouldn’t need any introduction to Saina Nehwal, but do you know how much Saina Nehwal’s net worth is?. Saina Nehwal is India’s top professional and popular badminton player, born in Hisar Haryana. The 30-year-old has won a total of 24 international titles, including eleven Super-series titles. The major source of Saina Nehwal net worth is badminton and endorsement deals.

She is a former world no. 1; she achieved the numero uno ranking in 2015, becoming the second Indian player – after Prakash Padukone and the only female shuttler from India to achieve this feat.

Nehwal has achieved several milestones and upped the level of badminton in India. Saina is the only Indian to have won at least one medal in every BWF (Badminton World Federation) major individual event. She is the first-ever Indian to reach the finals of the BWF World Championships and the sole Indian to win the BWF World Junior Championships.

She also won the first medal for an Indian badminton player in the Olympics; she has also captained the Indian team and remained undefeated, helping India win the bronze medal. Nehwal is one of the pivotal reasons for attracting money to women’s badminton, which had long been neglected in our country.

Saina Nehwal Net Worth

All her achievements and stardom have made Saina Nehwal one of the richest badminton players in the world. Nehwal is the second-highest-paid sportswoman in the country, after tennis counterpart Sania Mirza. Saina Nehwal’s net worth has dramatically risen after winning a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics, increasing by about 34%.

Saina Nehwal Net Worth

Saina is the third highest-earning female badminton player, and her estimated net worth is USD 4 million, which is around INR 28.41 crores. Most of her income comes from personal investments and brand endorsements. 

Net Worth – INR 28.41 Crore

Average annual income – INR 2.24 crores 

Personal Investments – INR 11.3 Crore 

Cash Rewards for 2012 Olympics Bronze medal

Haryana Government – ₹10 million (US$140,000)

Rajasthan Government – ₹5 million (US$70,000)

Andhra Pradesh Government – ₹5 million (US$70,000)

Badminton Association of India – ₹1 million (US$14,000)

She was also named ranked 58th richest in the list of Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2018.

Saina Nehwal’s Endorsements and Investments

In 2012, Saina had signed a deal of 400 million (40 crores) with a sports management company named Rhiti Sports. But she later terminated the agreement and then signed with KWAN Entertainment and Marketing Solution for an undisclosed amount.

She also signed a deal with the Japanese Sports company Yonex, which sponsors her sports kit and accessories, and she receives 4% of the profits from ‘Saina Products’ sold across the globe. She has also endorsed many famous brands like Edelweiss, Top-Ramen, Herbalife, Vaseline, Sahara India, Savlon, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, Emami Group, Fortune Cooking Oil, Godrej No Marks, Honor Smartphones, Indian Overseas Bank, Iodex, Rasna, and NECC.

Properties/Assets owned by Saina Nehwal

  • Luxury house in Hyderabad with an estimated value of Rs. 4.6 Crores.
  • Mini Cooper car
  • Mercedes Benz car
  • BMW car gifted by Sachin Tendulkar
  • Hyundai SUV 

Saina Nehwal Biography

Real NameSaina Nehwal
NicknameSteffi Saina
ProfessionIndian Badminton Player
Date of Birth (Age)17-Mar-90
BirthplaceHisar, Haryana, India
NationalityIndian
Star Sign/ Zodiac SignPisces
CasteNot Available
HometownHisar, Haryana, India
ReligionHinduism
Marital statusUnmarried
Height in Centimeters165 cm
Height in Inches5′ 5″
Weight in Kilograms58 Kg
Weight in Pounds128 lbs
Body Measurements34-26-34 Inches
Bra size34 B
Waist Size26 Inches
Hip Size34 Inches
Dress SizeNot Available
Shoe size Not Available
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
FatherHarvir Singh Nehwal
MotherHarvir Singh Nehwal
Brother Not Available
SistersAbu Chandranshu Nehwal
Educational Qualification12th Standard
SchoolCampus School, CCS HAU, Hisar Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Public School, Hyderabad
National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) School Rajendranagar, Hyderabad
St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad
CollegeNot Available
Favourite ActorShahrukh Khan
Favourite ActressNot Available
Favourite FoodAloo Parantha and Kiwi
Favourite MovieNot Available
Favorite ShotNot Available
HobbiesTravelling
Favourite PlaceNot Available
Favourite BookNot Available
International DebutIndia Asian Satellite (2005)
HandednessRight Hand
Highest RankingNot Available
Coach/MentorPullela Gopichand, Nani Prasad Rao, S. M. Arif, and Vimal Kumar
Records/Achievements• 1st Indian women ranked #1 in the Badminton World Federation in the Women’s Singles.
(main ones)• Won the under-10 state-level badminton championship.
• Won the World Super Series thrice.
• Youngest Asian player to win a 4-star tournament (Philippines Open).
• First player ever to win the Asian Satellite Badminton tournament twice.
Career Turning PointWhen she became the under-19 national champion in 2006.

Sources: Wikipedia, Forbes, Indiatoday

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