Ritu Phogat Age, Biography, Wiki, Career, Boyfriend

Ritu Phogat Age, Biography, Wiki, Career, Boyfriend

Ritu Phogat is a famous Indian female wrestler from Balali, Haryana, India. Ritu Phogat won the gold medal in the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship and becomes Famous for her great talent in Wrestling. A film called “Dangal” is made about her family life. Check below for more details about Ritu Phogat.

Ritu Phogat
Real NameRitu Phogat
ProfessionMAMA Athlete, Former Freestyle Wrestler
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 May, 1994
Age (as in 2023)28 Years
BirthplaceBalali, Haryana, India
HometownBalali, Haryana, India
Zodiac signTaurus
Educational Qualification10th Standard
HobbiesSwimming, Cooking
Physical Stats
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 156 cm
in meters– 1.56 m
in feet inches– 5’ 1”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutInternational Debut: FILA Junior World Championship (2014)
Awards & Achievements1. Junior Asia Championship Gold Medalist (2011)
2. Cadet Asia Championship Gold Medalist (2011)
3. Cadet World Championships Bronze Medalist (2011)
4. Junior Asian Championship Bronze Medalist (2014)
5. Junior World Wrestling Championship Silver Medalist (2014)
6. Commonwealth Wrestling Gold Medalist ( 2016)
7. World U-23 Wrestling Championship Silver Medalist (2017)
ParentsFather– Mahavir Phogat
Mother– Shobha Kaur
SiblingsBrother– Dushyant Phogat (younger)
Sister– Geeta Phogat (elder),
Babita Phogat (elder),
Sangita Phogat (elder)
Relationships & Affairs
Marital StatusUnmarried
Favourite Things or Like/Dislike
Favourite ActorsAamir Khan
Favourite ActressSanjeeda Sheikh
Favourite SingerHoney Singh, Justin Bieber
Favourite SportsWrestling
Favourite ColoursN/A
HobbiesSwimming, Cooking
Salary (approx.)N/A
Social Media
Ritu Phogat Biography


Ritu Phogat was born on 02 May 1994 in Balali, Haryana, India. She was brought up in a Punjabi Jatt family. At the age of 8, she started her wrestling training with her father. Her father guided her as he already guided her 2 other elder sisters.

Ritu has 2 elder sisters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari who have also won gold medals in Wrestling (Geeta and Babita both won the gold medals in Commonwealth Wrestling Games). Now Ritu Phogat is dreaming to win an Olympic gold medal for India.

Family, Caste, Boyfriend or Husband, Affair & More

Ritu Phogat belongs to a Punjabi Jatt family in Balali, Haryana. Her birthplace is in Balali, Haryana and the caste is Jat. Her father’s name is Mahavir Singh Phogat he is a wrestling coach. Her mother’s name is Shobha Kaur she is a Housewife.

Ritu Phogat Family
Ritu Phogat with Her Mom & Dad

She has a brother, his name is Dushyant Phogat. She also has two sisters Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat both are wrestlers.

Ritu Phogat Sisters & Brother
Ritu Phogat with Her Sisters & Brother

There is no information about her Relationship or Affairs.


After completing her tenth grade she dropped out of school because she wanted to focus on her wrestling career. She had a dream to win a gold medal in Wrestling as both of her sisters had done this before. Her dream come true in the year 2011 when she won the gold medal in Junior Asia Championship.

Ritu Phogat career

In the same year (2011) she also won Cadet Asia Championship Gold Medal and Cadet World Championship Bronze medal.

After that in 2014, she won the Junior Asian Championship Bronze Medal and Junior World Wrestling Championship Silver medal. In 2016 she won Commonwealth Wrestling Gold Medal and in 2017 she won World U-23 Wrestling Championships Silver Medal.

Interesting Facts about Ritu Phogat

  • Ritu Phogat is a famous Female Gold Medalist wrestler from Balali, Haryana, India.
  • Ritu is the daughter of Mahavir Singh Phogat who is a senior wrestling Coach.
  • At the age of 8 years, she started her wrestling training with her father.
  • She found her dream in Wrestling. But in the initial days, it was really tough for her but her great interest and her dream make it easy.
  • In 2014 Ritu made her International debut at FILA Junior World Championship.
  • Ritu won her first Gold Medal in 2011 at Junior Asia Championship.
  • She won her 2nd Gold medal in 2016 at Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Singapore.
  • In the 2016 pro wrestling auction, she became the most expensive female wrestler.
  • In that auction of pro wrestling league 2016, she received 36 Lakh from Jaipur Ninjas Franchise.
  • Ritu Phogat also loves Cooking, Reading, and Workout & Meditation.

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