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Vijender Singh Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Vijender Singh Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth October 29, 1985
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Archana Singh

Vijender Singh is an Indian professional boxer, politician, actor, television personality, and model. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics as an amateur and became the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal. Vijender has also secured bronze medals at the 2009 World Championships and the 2010 Commonwealth Games as well as silver medals at the 2006 and 2014 Commonwealth Games, all in the middleweight division. He turned professional in June 2015 and signed a multi-year agreement with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions through IOS Sports and Entertainment. Vijender Singh was awarded the Padma Shri in January 2010 for his outstanding contribution to Indian sports.

Full Name

Vijender Singh Beniwal

Other Names

Vijender Singh, Singh

Vijender Singh at the Femina Miss India 2014
Vijender Singh at the Femina Miss India 2014 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Kaluwas, Haryana, India





Vijender Singh did his primary schooling in Kaluwas and secondary schooling in Bhiwani. Later, he receiving a bachelor’s degree from Vaish College in Bhiwani


Professional Boxer, Politician, Actor, Television Personality, Model


  • Father – Mahipal Singh Beniwal (Bus Driver with the Haryana Roadways)
  • Mother – Krishna Devi (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Manoj (Older Brother) (Former Boxer)




76 in (193 cm)





Vijender Singh as seen while been presented the Arjuna Award by President Pratibha Patil in 2006
Vijender Singh as seen while been presented the Arjuna Award by President Pratibha Patil in 2006 (President’s Secretariat / Government of India / GODL-India)


6 ft or 183 cm


75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Vijender Singh has dated –

  1. Archana Singh (2011-Present) – He got married to software engineer Archana Singh in the year 2011 and they have been blessed with 2 sons, namely, Abir Singh and Amrik Singh.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Vijender Singh has Jat ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Toned physique

Brand Endorsements

He has been cast in commercials for brands like Mountain DewPatanjali, etc.

Vijender Singh at the opening of Milind Soman's gym in Mumbai, Maharashtra
Vijender Singh at the opening of Milind Soman’s gym in Mumbai, Maharashtra (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Vijender Singh Facts

  1. He was inspired by his older brother Manoj to enter the sport of boxing. Manoj supported Vijender financially so he could continue his boxing training.
  2. In order to support his family financially, Vijender worked part-time, dedicated his time to boxing, and also worked as a model.
  3. Vijender Singh spoke to The Wall Street Journal before the 2012 London Olympics about the increasing government bias to boost cricket and clarified, “I still fail to understand why only cricketers are given perks like free land, and so on. Come on, we boxers aren’t that bad either: We’re smart, intelligent and decent looking too! I’m working really hard to make my country proud. I hope someday my turn comes, too”.
  4. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut by playing the role of Gaurav, the son of the CM of Haryana, in the comedy-drama social thriller film titled Fugly. He co-starred in the film alongside Mohit Marwah, Kiara Advani, Jimmy Sheirgill, and Arfi Lamba.
  5. Singh fought his first professional boxing match on October 10, 2015, and defeated his opponent Sonny Whiting by TKO.
  6. He has also served as one of the judges on MTV India’s reality TV show Roadies X2.
  7. Some of Vijender Singh’s influences include boxers Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali, boxing promoter Don King, and the character Rocky Balboa from the Rocky film series.
  8. On the eve of the 2019 Indian general election, he joined the Indian National Congress and contested from the South Delhi constituency. He ended up losing the election.
  9. Vijender Singh has supported the farmers in their protests against three farm acts that were passed by the Parliament of India in September 2020.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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