Babita Kumari Phogat Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

babita kumari phogat biography

Babita Kumari Phogat, an Indian female freestyle wrestler, television personality, and politician, rose to fame when she clinched a Silver medal at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. Regarded as one of India’s most successful female wrestlers, she has left a lasting impact on the sport.


Babita Phogat Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 20 November 1989 / 31 Years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Babita
Full Name : Babita Kumari Phogat
Birthplace / Home Town : Bhiwani, Haryana, India / Balali, Haryana, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Scorpio
Religion / Caste : Hinduism / Jat


Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height : 162 Cm
Weight : 55 Kg
Body Measurement : 32-25-33
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black


Family and Relatives :

Father : Mahavir Singh Phogat
Mother : Shobha Kaur
Brother(s) : Dushyant Phogat
Sister(s) : Geeta Phogat, Sangita Phogat, Ritu Phogat
Marital Status : Married (01 Dec 2019)
Spouse / Husband : Vivek Suhag
Affairs : Vivek Suhag


Education and Career :

Qualification :  N/A
School : N/A
College / Universities : MDU, Rohtak
Profession : Wrestler, Politician
Political Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – 12 Aug 2019
Mentor / Coach : Mahavir Singh Phogat
Net Income / Salary :


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter :
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Instagram :
Email / Contact : N/A
Address : Haryana, India


Babita Phogat Favorites :

Hobbies :  Listening Music, Traveling, Cooking
Favorite Food : Non Vegetarian / Churma
Favorite Actor : Aamir Khan, Dharmendra, Shahrukh Khan
Favorite Actress N/A
Favorite Singer / Musician : Virat Kohli


Awards and Medals :

2009 Gold at Jalandhar Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 51 kg category.
2010 Silver at Delhi Commonwealth Games in women’s freestyle wrestling in 51 kg category.
2011 Gold at Melbourne Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 48 kg category.
2012 Bronze at Strathcona County World Wrestling Championships in 51 kg category.
2013 Bronze at Delhi Asian Wrestling Championship in 55 kg category.
2014 Gold at Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 55 kg category.
2015 Arjuna Award for Wrestling
2018 Gold at Goldcoast Commonwealth Games in 55 kg category


Controversies :

In May 2018, Babita Phogat, along with her sisters Geeta Phogat, Ritu Phogat and Sangeeta, was expelled from the Lucknow’s National Camp because of their unexplained absence from the camp.


Some Known Facts About Babita Phogat :

  • Does Babita Phogat smoke? : Not Known
  • Does Babita Phogat drink alcohol? : Not Known
  • Her father Mahavir Singh Phogat wanted her daughters to be wrestlers and started training her, along with her elder sister Geeta Phogat, from a very young age.
  • She often visited Akharas in her neighbouring villages along with her father and sister and mostly had to wrestle with boys, as making a career in wrestling is still considered a taboo for women in India.
  • After receiving the village training, She attended the National Sports Academy in Patiala.
  • In 2019, she participated in Nach Baliye 9 along with her fiance Vivek Suhag.
  • She joined politics later and contested Haryana assembly election on BJP ticket in 2019 but lost to BJP rebel Sombir from Dadri.
  • She is also very active on social media, interacts with fans, shares picture and memories.


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