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The Great Khali Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

The Great Khali Quick Info
Height 7 ft 1 in
Weight 157 kg
Date of Birth August 27, 1972
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse
Harminder Kaur

The Great Khali is an Indian professional wrestler, wrestling promoter, and actor who is best known for his time in WWE. He made his professional wrestling debut in the year 2000 and previously served as an officer for the Punjab Police. Over the years, he has also been a part of a handful of shows and movies such as Bigg BossMacGruberThe Longest YardPair of KingsHOUBA! On the Trail of the MarsupilamiRamaa: The SaviourGet SmartOutsourced, and Kushti.

Born Name

Dalip Singh Rana

Nick Name / Ring Name

Giant Singh, Khali, The Great Khali, Dalip Singh, Dilbu, The Punjabi Nightmare, The Punjabi Playboy, The Punjabi Titan, The Prince of the Land of Five Rivers

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Dhiraina, Himachal Pradesh, India

Residence

Punjab, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Occupation

Professional Wrestler, Actor, and former Powerlifter

Family

  • Father – Jwala Ram
  • Mother – Tandi Devi
  • Siblings – He has 6 siblings.

Height

7 ft 1 in or 216 cm (Current Height)

His peak height was 7 ft 3 in or 221 cm

On July 26, 2012, he underwent brain surgery leading to 216 cm height and weight as 347 pounds as told by UPMC neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon, who led the surgical team.

Weight

157 kg or 347 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

The Great Khali has dated –

  1. Harminder Kaur (2002-Present) – He got married to Harminder Kaur on February 27, 2002, and the duo has been blessed with a daughter named Avleen (b. 2014).
Khali with his wife

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Measurements

His measurements are not revealed at any reliable source. So, these may / may not be correct.

  • Chest – 63 in
  • Arms – 25 in
  • Calves – He has skinny legs (Maybe this is the reason he wears long pants during Wrestling)

Shoe Size

It is not clear what shoe size he wears, as some sources say that he had worn size 22 shoes in Bigg Boss Season 4. Here is the picture of his shoes.

Others say that he wears an 18 EEEE shoe size. Here is the source.

Brand Endorsements

Khali had become the brand Ambassador for Special Olympics for physically and mentally challenged persons in 2009. Also, Khali agreed to become the Indian Ambassador to China after an Indian diplomat was manhandled in China in 2012.

Religion

Hinduism

Best Known For

Professional Wrestling played in the United States

First Film

He made his first theatrical film appearance as Turley in the 2005 American sports comedy film The Longest Yard, starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, James Cromwell, Nelly, William Fichtner, and Burt Reynolds.

First TV Show

In 2010, he appeared in Bigg Boss (season 4) as Himself. It is a reality TV Show which aired on the “Colors” Channel. He was a contestant who entered Bigg Boss’ house on the 13th day as the first Wild Card Entry and exited on the 96th day.

Personal Trainer

APW (All Pro Wrestling) headquartered in California, United States

Khali Favorite Things

  • Favorite Food – Indian Punjabi Food, Eggs
  • Favorite Comedian – Yakov Smirnoff

During Wrestling

  • Finishing moves
    • Punjabi Plunge / Khali Bomb (Two-handed chokeslam)
    • Vise-Grip (Two-handed claw hold)
  • Signature moves
    • Big boot
    • Brain chop
    • Chokeslam
    • Clothesline
    • Delayed scoop slam
    • Headbutt
    • Kick to the head of a facedown opponent
    • Leg drop
    • Military press slam
    • Nerve hold
    • Repeated back elbow strikes to a cornered opponent
    • Short–arm clothesline
    • Slap to a cornered opponent’s chest, sometimes onto a charging or diving opponent
    • Spin kick to an oncoming opponent

Khali Facts

  1. The Great Khali had worked in a French movie Sur la piste du Marsupilami in 2012 for his role as “Bolo”.
  2. Unlike other famous wrestlers, Khali is one who is very religious. So, he does not consume alcohol, drugs, caffeine, tobacco, etc.
  3. The name “The Great Khali” is derived from the Hindu goddess Kali, who is associated with eternal energy.
  4. Khali made his first appearance in professional wrestling on October 7, 2000, under the ring name Giant Singh.
  5. His parents are of normal size unlike Dalip Singh (or Khali). But, Khali’s grandfather was 6 ft 6 inches tall.
  6. He debuted in Smackdown by beating The Undertaker on April 7, 2006.
  7. Khali had won the bodybuilding titles in 1997 and 1998 as Mr. India.
  8. Before entering professional wrestling, Dalip Singh was a Police Officer in Punjab State Police.
  9. On May 28, 2001, Brian Ong died after receiving a flapjack from Khali.
  10. He brought to life the character of Vali in the 2010 Disney fantasy action-adventure film Ramaa: The Saviour. He co-starred in the film alongside Sahil Khan, Tanushree Dutta, and Meghan Jadhav.
  11. Alongside Rajpal Yadav, Om Puri, Sharat Saxena, Manoj Joshi, and Nargis Bagheri, he co-starred in the 2010 Hindi-language comedy film Kushti. This film marked his Bollywood debut.
  12. Khali was cast as Bolo/”Petite Voix” in the 2012 Franco-Belgian CGI animated/live-action comedy film Houba! On the Trail of the Marsupilami (original title: Sur la piste du Marsupilami), based on the comics series Marsupilami created by André Franquin.
  13. On July 26, 2012, Khali underwent brain surgery due to a tumor on his pituitary gland.

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67 COMMENTS

  1. My favorit wresller is undertaker but when khali beat taker both my favorit.when khali wise grip batista i really enjoyed much

  2. I like Khali’s personality because he is a good, energetic and a confident person. Best wishes for him. Om Shanti.

  3. I am a big fan of the great khali ( the punjabi nightmare ) from me rahul agarwal to the great khali keep it up my favorite the great khali ( the punjabi nightmare ) thank you. name- Rahul Agarwal class- 5D studies in denobili school digwadih.

  4. khali ji hight badhani he meri hight 5 ft 6 inch he and meri age 23 he 18 jan 1993 ka birthday he mera weight 60 kg he kya ab meri hight bhad skti he

  5. hey khali ,
    My Name Is Amrit Ahuja ,
    My Age is 16 and half still ,
    and height is 6 feet 2 inches ,
    will it grow more ?
    and khali when you come in front of me , i feel ashamed ,
    so i pray to god as daily basis for my 7 feet height ,
    cuz i want to be looked like you ,
    as people follow you everywhere for photos , selfies , etc etc

  6. Rajendra choudhary
    My height 6feet 5 in.
    age17 year
    I like. You but I am not join your cwe acedmy my father a poor man he not pay your acedmy heigh fees
    But I am a werestling
    Plz help me
    Muje wrestler ban na hai

  7. The great Khali mara naam chahat malik ha aur mera dream ha ki ma aap jasa banu writing is my life ma be writing karna chata Ho kya aap muja training dange please i love writing

  8. Hi khali sir . I want to join cwe and i become the world heavyweight champion . My age 16 , my weight 77kg , my biceps 16inch and height is “5”-“9” . But my father is very poor man . Sir please hease help me . Give me only one chance i can beat the all strongest man without you . I am from punjab ludhiana . Sir please please please help me . My future is now in your hand . My no. 9779922813 . Yours obidiently.

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