Saina Nehwal Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Family, Husband & More

Saina Nehwal Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, Medals, Records, Net Worth, Salary, Husband, State, Child, Movie & More

Saina Nehwal is an Indian Professional Badminton player whose highest world ranking no. 1 in 2015, she has won over 24 international titles in which include eleven Superseries titles. She has the only one Indian female badminton player whose world ranking no. 1 and overall the Second Indian badminton player after Prakash Padukone to achieve this success in her life.


Real NameSaina Nehwal
NicknameNot known
ProfessionIndian Badminton Player, Politician
Date of Birth17 March 1990
Age (as in 2021)31 years old
Zodiac SignPisces
Birth PlaceHisar, Haryana, India
FamilyFather: Harvir Singh Nehwal
Mother: Usha Rani Nehwal
Sister: Chandranshu Nehwal
CastNot Known
Home TownHisar, Haryana

Birth & Early Life

Saina Nehwal is the daughter of Harvir Singh Nehwal and Usha Rani Nehwal was born on 17 March 1990 in Hisar. She has only one elder sister whose name is Chandranshu Nehwal. When her father was promoted and transferred from Haryana to Hyderabad, she took up badminton at the age of eight years to express herself in the field of badminton as she did not know the local language to familiar with the other students. Her parents were also badminton player and play badminton for a number of years. Her mother Usha Rani was also a state level badminton player in Haryana.

Education & More

SchoolCampus School CCS HAU, Hisar
CollegeSt. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad
Qualification12th Standard
AwardsArjuna Award for Badminton(2009),
CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Sports(2009),
Padma Shri(2010),
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna(2010),
Big Star Most Entertaining Sportsperson of the Year(2015),
Padma Bhushan(2016)


Nehwal selects the under-19 national champion and creates her history by won the Asian Satellite Badminton tournament two times and become the first Indian female badminton player to do this in the year 2006. She won the Denmark Open after defeating Juliane Schenk in Germany on 21 October 2012, but in the final of the French Open tournament, she lost against Minatsu Mitani. After beat 3 most valuable players Chen Yufei, P.V. Sindhu, and Ratchanok Intanon she reached the final of the 2018 Indonesia Masters. Saina won the first BWF Super 500 title the Indonesia Masters against after defeat Carolina Marin in 2019.

International DebutAsian Badminton Satellite tournament in 2005
Olympic MedalsBronze medal at the London Olympics 2014
Other MedalsUber Cup in 2014, New Delhi
Best Records World highest ranking of no. 1 in 2015 and current ranking is 19
Coach/MentorPullela Gopichand

Personal Life & More

Nehwal and her family speak the Haryanvi language at their home. She is a big fan of Shah Rukh Khan and Mahesh Babu. Currently, she is trying to open a badminton academy in her native state of Haryana.

She married a badminton player whose name is Parupalli Kashyap in a private ceremony on 14 December 2018 in Hyderabad.

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date14 December 2018
Husband Parupalli Kashyap
Boyfriend/Affair Parupalli Kashyap
Net worth$3 million
Salary$300,000 (Estimated)

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-6”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)65kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown

Some Important Facts About Saina Nehwal

  1. Saina was a champion in karate in which she holds a brown belt before entering in the field of badminton.
  2. In 2006, she became the first Indian woman and youngest player of Asia to win the Philippines Open.
  3. In 2008, the first female Indian Badminton Player to win World Junior Badminton Championship.
  4. Won a total of four medals in the Commonwealth Games- one gold and three bronze medal.
  5. She achieved a Bronze medal at the London Olympics in the year 2014.
  6. Nehwal plays for Hyderabad Hotshots in Indian Badminton League.
  7. Her favorite actor is Shah Rukh Khan.

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