Navjot Singh Sidhu Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Navjot Singh Sidhu Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 103 kg
Date of Birth October 20, 1963
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Navjot Singh Sidhu is an Indian politician, cricket analyst, commentator, TV personality, and former cricketer who came into the limelight in 1983 after being named out to join the Indian national test team. With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 800k followers on Twitter, more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook, and more than 100k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Nick Name

Jonty Singh, Sixer Sidhu, Sidhu Paaji

Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken at World Heritage Cuisine Summit & Food Festival on October 12, 2018
Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken at World Heritage Cuisine Summit & Food Festival on October 12, 2018 (Satdeep Gill / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Patiala, East Punjab, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Sidhu studied at Yadavindra Public School, Patiala. Later, he began attending HR College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai.

Occupation

Cricket Analyst, Commentator, Politician, Former Cricketer, TV Personality

Family

  • Father – Sardar Bhagwant Singh
  • Mother – Nirmal Sidhu
  • Siblings – Suman Toor (Sister), Neelam Mahajan (Sister)

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

103 kg or 227 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Novjot Sindhu has dated –

  1. Navjot Kaur Sidhu – They have a daughter named, Rabia Sidhu who is an aspiring actress and a son named, Karan Sidhu.
Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken in Chhattisgarh in April 2019
Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken in Chhattisgarh in April 2019 (Navjot Singh Sidhu / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thick beard
  • Laughs loudly
  • Tall physique
Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken on the sets of Sony Max on May 7, 2012
Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken on the sets of Sony Max on May 7, 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / CC BY 3.0)

Religion

Sikhism

Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra, J & K. in April 2019
Navjot Singh Sidhu as seen in a picture taken in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Katra, J & K. in April 2019 (Navjot Singh Sidhu / Instagram)

Navjot Singh Sidhu Facts

  1. He grew up in Patiala before moving to Mumbai to complete his further studies.
  2. It was his father Bhagwant Singh’s dream to see his son join the national team and perform incredibly. He too was a well-versed cricketer.
  3. Sidhu played his debut first-class match in November 1981 against the “Services cricket team.”
  4. He was chosen by the Indian national cricket team in 1983. From there onwards, Sidhu played 51 “Test” matches from 1983 to 1999 and 136 “One Day International” matches from 1987 to 1998.
  5. During his 3rd test match against in Ahmedabad, Navjot fell victim to act of booing after he had only managed to make 20 runs in 90 minutes.
  6. Sidhu began his stint as a commentator during his tour with India in Sri Lanka in 2001. From there onwards, Sidh started to gain recognition for his one-liners that went on to be described as Sidhuisms.
  7. In the past, Sidhu worked with ESPN-Star and Ten Sports. However, ESPN-Star fired him for using foul language on air.
  8. Sidhu joined the popular show Comedy Nights with Kapil in 2013 as a guest member of the cast until 2016.
  9. In the past, Sidhu launched a website titled sherryontopp.com.
  10. Navjot fell victim to trolling on social media in 2019 after he was interpreted to have been supporting Pakistan after the terrorist attack on Pulwama. Due to that, Navjot was asked to resign from the show and was replaced by Archana Puran Singh.
  11. His political stint began in 2004 after he won a ticket on the Bhartiya Janata Party from Amritsar.
  12. He once stated that he was somewhat an apprentice of the Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley.
  13. Navjot was sent to prison for many days after being accused of assault that caused the death of the former chief minister of Punjab Gurnam Singh in 1991.
  14. In December 2006, he was given a 3-year prison term after being involved in the terms of culpable homicide during a road rage incident. However, his order was put at ease by the Supreme Court.

Featured Image By Satdeep Gill / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

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