Devendra Jhajharia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth

Devendra Jhajharia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Girlfriend, Wife, Net Worth & More

Devendra Jhajharia is an Indian Para-Javelin Throw player. He is the first Indian Para Athlete to win two Gold medals at the Paralympics. He has one of the most promising and successful careers Paralympic player. Devendra competes in the F46 category (Athletes suffering from amputation above or below the elbow compete in this category).

He is also the recipient of the prestigious Arjuna Award (2004), Padma Shri (2012), and Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award (2017).

Devendra Jhajharia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth
Devendra Jhajharia Biography

Devendra Jhajharia Biography

NameDevendra Jhajharia
Real nameDevendra Jhajharia
Profession                                          Indian Athlete (Javelin)
Date of birth10 June 1981
BirthplaceRajgarh, Churu District, Rajasthan
Age43 years old (As of 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
SchoolGovernment High School, Ratanpura, Churu, Rajasthan
Girlfriend/SpouseManju Jhajharia
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net worthNot Known

Who is Devendra Jhajharia?

Devendra Jhajharia is an Indian Paralympic Javelin thrower who competes in F46 events, which are for athletes with an upper limb deficiency, impaired muscle power, or impaired range of movement.

Devendra Jhajharia Wikipedia

Devendra Jhajharia was born on 10th June 1991 in Churu District in Rajasthan to Ram Singh Jhajharia and Jivani Devi. He has two brothers named Pradeep Jhajharia and Arvind Jhajharia. When he was eight years old while climbing a tree he touched a live electric cable. He received medical attention but the doctors were forced to amputate his left hand.

Devendra Jhajharia Family

Parents NameFather– Ram Singh
Mother– Jivani Devi
Sister’s NameNot Known
Brother’s NameArvind Jhajharia
WifeManju Jhajharia
Children’s NameJiya and Kavyan

Devendra Jhajharia Age

Devendra Jhajharia was born on 10th June 1981 and is 43 years old. He was born in Churu district, Rajasthan, India.

Devendra Jhajharia Wife

Girlfriend Not known
Wife NameManju Jhajharia
Marital statusMarried
KidsName Not Known

Devendra Jhajharia Height and Weight

HeightIn centimeters- 183 cm In meters- 1.83 m In feet inches- 6’0” ft
WeightIn kilograms- 80 kg In pounds- 176 lbs
Eyes ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Body measurementChest- 44 inches Waist- 34 inches Biceps- 14 Inches
Devendra Jhajharia Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth

Devendra Jhajharia’s Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$20K (Approx)
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 17 lakh + (Approx)
Yearly IncomeNot Known
Monthly IncomeNot Known
Annual ExpensesNot Known

Some Lesser Facts About Devendra Jhajharia –

  • After winning a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, he became the first Indian Paralympian to win 2 gold medals at Paralympics.
  • In July 2021, he qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics with a new world record of 65.71 meters during their selection trials in New Delhi.
  • In 2012, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
  • In 2004, he won a gold medal at the Athens Paralympics and also set a world record.
  • In 2004, the Government of India awarded him the Arjuna Award.
  • He started practicing Javelin Throw with a hand-made wooden javelin in his fields.
  • When he was 9 years old, he met an accident while climbing a tree and touched a live wire of 11000 volts. The accident was so severe that his left hand was amputated.
  • Devendra Jhajharia was born in Churu District in Rajasthan.

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