Parupalli Kashyap Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Family, Wife & More

Parupalli Kashyap Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, Medals, Records, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, State, Ranking, Couch & More

Parupalli Kashyap is a professional Indian Badminton Player. His training is completed under the guidance of National Coach Pullela Gopichand and currently, he trains other students whose passion is playing badminton at the international level in the Gopichand Badminton Academy. Kashyap awarded by the Government of India in 2012 from Arjuna Award.


Parupalli Kashyap Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Family, Wife & More

Birth & Early Life

He was born on 8 September 1986, to the family of Uday Shankar and Subhadra Shankar of Guntur. He is at the age of 11 Year and Kashyap was firstly enrolled in a training camp conducted by S. M. Arif in Hyderabad, India. His father has a continuous transferable job so their family moves from one place to another place frequently. Parupalli shows his first impact in Indian Badminton when he won the Gold medal in the Boys Singles tournament in the year 2005.

Education & More

SchoolMK High School
CollegeNot known
QualificationBachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
AwardsArjuna Award in 2012 for the gold medal at Commonwealth Games,
2.5 million cash award by Badminton Association of India,
5 million cash award by Telangana Government
Parupalli Kashyap Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Family, Wife & More


In the National Junior, Open Badminton Championships Kashyap represented Andhra Pradesh and they won the Boy’s singles title in the year 2005 and from the next year 2006, he started to appear at international tournaments. He also reached the semi-finals in the year 2010 Indian Open Grand Prix Gold where he lost against Gurusai Datt. In the Summer Olympics which is held in the year 2012, Kashyap was surprised because he won all the matches at that time. Gold Medalist at the National Games and Canara Bank All India Senior Badminton Championship.

Olympic MedalsGold: 0
Silver: 0
Bronze: 0
Other MedalGold Medal at Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Men’s Singles in 2014,
Silver medal in the year 2010,
New Delhi in Mixed team and Bronze Medal at the London Olympics 2014
Best RecordWorld highest ranking of no. 6 in April 2015 and current ranking is 31
Coach/MentorPullela Gopichand
Parupalli Kashyap Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Family, Wife & More

Personal Life & More

One of the most famous sports couples who belong from India, Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal got married in 2018 after a long relationship. Parupalli in the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medalist believes his success towards his girlfriend  Saina Nehwal for helping and motivate him to become a better badminton player for India. His hobbies are Singing, his favorite cricketer is Sachin Tendulkar and his favorite singer is Sonu Nigam. 

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date16 December 2018
Wife nameSaina Nehwal (She is also badminton player)
Parupalli Kashyap
GirlfriendsSaina Nehwal
Net worth₹28.40 crore
Salary₹2.1 crores (annual)

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-8”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)70kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown

Some Important Facts About Parupalli Kashyap

  1. Parupalli won the Indian Open Grand Prix Gold in 2012.
  2. Their best Performance for the nation has come in the Commonwealth Games.
  3. He started playing badminton at the time of very young age in his life.
  4. In 2006, Kashyap selected to play international tournaments.
  5. At the age of 29 years old, he started to train the student at the Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad under the guidance of Pullela Gopichand.

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