Surender Singh is an Indian professional kabaddi player who plays as a defender, right cover. He is currently a part of the UP Yoddha team in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL). He has also played for Patna Pirates, U Mumba, and Puneri Paltan in the previous seasons of PKL. He is known for his agility, strength, and tackling skills.
Early Life and Background
Surender Singh was born on July 23, 1998, in Haryana, India. He belongs to a farming family and grew up in a village. He started playing kabaddi at a young age and was inspired by his elder brother, who was a circle kabaddi player. He completed his schooling from MRA Senior Secondary Model School, Chandigarh, in 2013. He then pursued B. S. in Computer Science at Chitkara University, Chandigarh, from 2013 to 2017. He also did an MBA1.
Career and Achievements
Surender Singh made his debut in the PKL in season 2, playing for Puneri Paltan. He impressed everyone with his performance and scored 8 points in 2 matches. He continued to play for Puneri Paltan in season 3 and season 4, scoring 45 and 11 points respectively. He then moved to U Mumba in season 5 and scored 70 points in 18 matches. He was the second-highest scorer for U Mumba in that season. He then joined Patna Pirates in season 6 and scored 21 points in 7 matches. He missed most of the season due to an injury. He returned to U Mumba in season 7 and scored 36 points in 12 matches. He is currently playing for UP Yoddha in season 81.
Surender Singh has also represented India at the international level. He was a part of the Indian team that won the gold medal at the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, held in Ahmedabad. He also won the gold medal at the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship, held in Gorgan, Iran. He was also a part of the Indian team that won the gold medal at the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters, held in Dubai. He also won the gold medal at the 2019 South Asian Games, held in Kathmandu, Nepal2.
Personal Life and Interests
Surender Singh is unmarried and reportedly in a relationship with a girl named Medha Bhattacharyya. He confirmed that he was committed in an interview, but he did not reveal the name of his girlfriend1. He likes to keep his personal life private and does not share much information about his family and friends on social media.
Surender Singh is a fitness enthusiast and loves to work out at the gym. He also enjoys travelling, listening to music, watching movies, and reading books. Some of his favourite things are:
- Actor: Salman Khan
- Actress: Deepika Padukone
- Film: Dabangg
- Singer: Arijit Singh
- Food: Rajma Chawal
- Cuisine: Indian
- Perfume: Hugo Boss
- Season: Winter
- Emoticon: Wink
- Animal: Dog
- Festival: Holi
- Holiday Destination: Goa
- Apparel: T-shirt and Jeans1
Net Worth and Income
According to some sources, the estimated range of Surender Singh’s net worth in 2023 is more than 50 lakh rupees. His career as a kabaddi player acts as his primary source of income. He makes a considerable income by signing contracts with PKL teams and earning lakhs per season. Additionally, he also makes money through his business ventures, brand endorsements, and entrepreneurship.
Social Media Presence
Surender Singh is active on various social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. He has more than 20k followers on Instagram, where he posts pictures and videos of his personal and professional life. He also interacts with his fans and followers through live sessions and stories. He has more than 5k subscribers on YouTube, where he uploads his fitness videos and vlogs. He has more than 2k followers on Twitter and more than 10k likes on Facebook, where he shares his opinions and updates on his work1.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Surender Singh
- He is a software engineer by profession and the founder of LocalTrips and Platoframe Technologies4.
- He never thought of becoming a kabaddi player and said that kabaddi was destined for him1.
- He is a good friend of Surinder Singh, who is also a kabaddi player and plays for U Mumba5.
- He has a tattoo of a lion on his right arm and a tattoo of a star on his left wrist1.
Surender Singh is a talented and versatile kabaddi player who has made a mark in the PKL with his impressive performances. He is also a successful entrepreneur and a passionate fitness freak. He is a rising star who has a bright future ahead of him. He is an inspiration for many young aspirants who want to pursue their dreams in the sport of kabaddi.