Ritu Phogat Age, Father, Family, Husband, Sisters, MMA, Biography, Net Worth & More

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Ritu Phogat Bio/Wiki:

Ritu Phogat is a mixed martial arts athlete and former freestyle wrestler from India. She is the real sister of famous wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat who won the gold medal in the 2016 Common Wealth Wrestling Game. She is the third daughter of former famous wrestler and senior Olympic coach Mahavir Singh. Ritu Phogat was born on 2 May 1994 in Balali, Haryana. She had her early education in Balali village.

After this, when she was 8 years old, she started wrestling training under the guidance of her father. Initially, she found this training very difficult, she used to get up at 4:00 am daily and used to do various exercises and hard practices. But later on, she got used to all these things and started enjoying wrestling itself. She had made wrestling her passion and was looking forward to pursuing a career in this field, for which she also left her studies.

After completing her 10th standard, she stopped taking further education to give time to wrestling. Taking training from her father, Ritu had achieved success in many district-level and state-level wrestling competitions. She started her career as a wrestler in the 48-kg freestyle category in the year 2011. Ritu made her international debut as a wrestler in the 2014 FILA Junior World Championship held in Zagreb Croatia.

Ritu won the annual National Wrestling Championship in October 2016 for the second time in a row. She won a gold medal in the 48 kg category at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships held in Singapore in 2016. Which proved to be a turning point in her career. In the Pro Wrestling League Auction held in 2016, Ritika Phogat was the most expensive female wrestler sold.

She also left behind women wrestling wrestlers like Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat in this auction. In the Pro Wrestling League auction, she was bought by the Jaipur Ninjas franchise for Rs 36 Lakh. In November 2017, Ritu won the silver medal at the World Under 23 Wrestling Championships, which was held in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

“In February 2019, Ritu said goodbye to wrestling to pursue a career in mixed martial arts. Phogat then signed a contract to start Mix Martial Arts (MMA) with the One Championship. She said after signing with the One Championship.”

“It is both an honor and a privilege to join a championship, the best and biggest martial arts organization in the world. wrestling will always be my first love, but I feel that it is time to expand my horizons.”

Further, she says that

“I am excited to compete against the best mixed martial artists in the world and to bring glory and pride to my home country. I also looked to prove that Indian martial arts are truly world-class. thank you, one championship, for the opportunity to share my talent on the global stage.”

She then moved to Singapore where she joined the Evolve MAA Organization. In this organization, she received training in various methods of martial arts such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, wrestling, and boxing.

After this, Ritu made her debut on 16 November 2019 in a match against Cindy Tiong in Mix Martial Arts with One Championship. Cindy Tiong was a Veteran kickboxer from Malaysia.

Real NameRitu Phogat
Nick NameThe Indian Tigress
ProfessionMMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Athlete, Former Freestyle Wrestler
Category48 Kg Freestyle
Popular forPhogat Sister
Date of Birth2 May 1994 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2022)29 years
BirthplaceBalali, Haryana, India
HometownBalali, Haryana, India
Current AddressBalali, Haryana, India
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CasteJaat
Zodiac Sign/Star SignTaurus ♉
International DebutFila Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia (2014)

Body Measurements & Physical Stats:

Ritu Phogat’s age is just 29 years old in 2023. Her routine started at 4:00 a.m. in the morning by exercising. She used to do regular exercises for her wrestling to keep her body maintained and fit and kept away from oily food. Her food and breakfast consisted of Juice, Curd and an Almond Shake were very balanced and healthy, prepared by her father.

She keeps eating a healthy diet, nappy food, and fruits and vegetables to maintain her health. Ritu Phogat’s height is 5’3″ feet or 160 cm and her body weight is around 52 Kg or 115 lbs. She has beautiful long black hair color and black eyes.

Age (as of 2023)29 years
Heightin centimeters: 160 cm
in meters: 1.6 m
in feet: 5’3” inch
Weight in kilogram52 kg
Weight in pounds115 lbs
Body Measurement32-25-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Ritu Phogat Husband, Family Members & Their Relationship:

Ritu Phogat with her family
Ritu Phogat with her father Mahavir Phogat, her mother Shobha Daya Kaur, and her 3 sisters Geeta, Babita, and Sangeeta Phogat

Ritu Phogat was born into a middle-class Hindu family which was famous for wrestling. She worshiped Hindu deities and also believed in Hindu customs. Ritu Phogat’s father’s name is Mahavir Singh Phogat, a former wrestler and senior Olympic coach. Ritu Phogat’s mother’s name is Shobha Daya Kaur she is a housewife.

Ritu is the third daughter of her father, apart from her, she has a younger brother named Dushyant Phogat and she also has three sisters named Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat, and Sangeeta Phogat. Ritu’s sisters Geeta and Babita Phogat are world-famous wrestler who has won many gold medals for India. Ritu’s brother-in-law’s name is Pawan Saroha.

Her cousin’s brother’s name is Vighnesh Phogat and she also had a cousin sister Priyanka Phogat and Ritika Phogat. Ritu’s cousin Ritika Phogat recently committed suicide after losing by one point in a wrestling final match in Rajasthan, which caused her family a deep shock. Talking about Ritu Phogat’s marital status, she was still unmarried, focusing more on her wrestling.

ParentsFather: Mahavir Singh Phogat
Ritu Phogat with her father Mahavir Phogat
Mother: Shobha Daya Kaur
Ritu Phogat with her mother shobha daya kaur
SiblingsBrother: Dushyant Phogat
Ritu Phogat with her brother dushyant phogat
Sister: Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat, Sangeeta Phogat
Ritu Phogat with her sisters
Cousin SisterRitika Phogat (Younger) (Died on 15 March 2021)
Ritika Phogat
Cousin BrotherVighnesh Phogat
Coach/MentorMahaveer Phogat (Father)
Ritu Phogat with her father Mahavir Phogat
ChildrenNo
Martial StatusUnmarried
Husband NameNot Known
Affairs with / GirlfriendsNot Known

Favorite Things:

Talking about Ritika Phogat’s favorite things, her favorite Bollywood actor was Aamir Khan and the actress was Sanjeeda Sheikh. She loved the songs of Yo Yo Honey Singh and Justin Bieber her favorite locations are Malaysia and Singapore. She is also fond of reading and she loves to read books by different authors.

Favorite ActorAamir Khan
Favorite ActressSanjeeda Sheikh
Favorite SingerYo-Yo Honey Singh, Justin Bieber
Favorite colorRed
HobbiesWrestling
Favorite DestinationGoa, Singapore, Malaysia

Social Media & Other Contact Details:

Facebook@RituPhogatOfficial (721k+ followers)
Instagram@rituphogat48 (430k+ followers)
Twitter@PhogatRitu (227.5k+ followers)
WikipediaRitu_Phogat
Mobile NumberNot Known
Emailbusiness.rituphogat@gmail.com
Websitewww.rituphogat.com

Ritu Phogat Net Worth, Income & Salary:

Ritu Phogat networth home
Ritu Phogat Home

Ritu Phogat’s total net worth is 2 to 5 million dollars.

Total Net Worth$2 – $5 million dollars
Ritu Phogat home

Some Interesting Facts About Ritu Phogat:

  • Ritu Phogat was born on 2 May 1994 in Balali, Haryana.
  • When she was 8 years old, she started wrestling training under the guidance of her father.
  • Initially, she found this training very difficult, she used to get up at 4:00 am daily and used to do various exercises and hard practices.
  • She loves to work out and do daily practice.
  • She is a very religious person and also a devotee of Durga Maa.
  • Ritu won the silver medal at the World Under 23 Wrestling Championships.
  • Phogat is a mixed martial arts athlete and former freestyle wrestler.
  • Phogat was the most expensive female wrestler sold in the Pro Wrestling League Auction.
  • She left wrestling in 2019 and joined the Mixed Martial Arts and made a contract with One Championship.
  • She also loves to read a book by a different author.

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