Saina Nehwal Age, Height, Husband, Family,& More

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Quick Facts

NicknameSteffi Saina

Full NameSaina Nehwal

ProfessionBadminton Player


Age (as of 2019)29 years old

Date of Birth17 March 1990

BirthplaceHisar, Haryana, India

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height5 ft 6 inches (1.68 m)

Weight65 kg (143 lbs)

Body Measurements34-26-34 inches

Bra Size/Breast34-B

Waist26 inches

Hips34 inches


Celebrity Favorites


Favorite ActorShah Rukh Khan, Mahesh Babu

Favorite FoodAloo Paratha, Kiwi

Favorite DestinationSingapore

Saina Nehwal is a professional Indian badminton player. Being former no. 1 around the world, she has received more than 24 global titles, which involve 11th Super series awards. Even though she got the world’s 2nd in the year 2009, that was only in the year 2015 that Saina Nehwal was capable of attaining no. 1 ranking, thus emerging as the only woman player from India and the second Indian player as a whole, after Prakash Padukone to accomplish this feat. Saina Nehwal has represented India more than 3 times in Olympics, receiving a bronze medal in her subsequent appearance.

Saina Nehwal has accomplished a number of milestones in Indian badminton history. She is the only Indian player to have received minimum one medal in each BWF main individual event, explicitly the Olympics, the BWF Championships, as well as the BWF Junior Championships. She is the first badminton player from Indian who has received an Olympic medal, together with being the only Indian to have received BWF World Championships or to have reached BWF World Championships final.

In the year 2006, Saina Nehwal emerged as the first youngest Asian to conquest a four-star tournament. Moreover, she has the discrepancy of being first Indian to receive a Super Series title. In Uber Cup 2014, she leaded the Indian team and kept on unbeaten, supporting India to win a bronze medal. It was first medal of India’s in any major BWF team event. She also became the first Indian female to receive two gold medals in Commonwealth Games.

Emerged as one of the most flourished Indian sportspersons, Saina Nehwal is accredited for increasing the fame of badminton all across India. In the year 2016, the Indian Government conferred Padma Bhushan award for her. Formerly, the India’s top two sporting awards, Arjuna Award and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, were also convened on her by Indian Government. Saina is a humanitarian and was positioned on 18th in the list of most generous athletes.

Saina Nehwal was born in Hisar, India on 17th March 1990. She is the second daughter of Usha Rani Nehwal and Dr. Harvir Singh Nehwal. She has an elder sister named Chandranshu Nehwal.  Saina’s father has a PhD in agrarian science and worked at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agriculture University.  She completed her schooling at Campus School CCS HAU, Hisar and did her 12th from St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad. She married to Badminton player, Parupalli Kashyap on December 14, 2018.

Facts You Never Knew About Saina Nehwal!

    • Prior badminton, Saina Nehwal was a victor in karate, wherein she also holds a brown belt.
    • She has received a total of 4 medals under Commonwealth Games three bronze and one gold.
    • Her parents, Usha Nehwal and Harvir Singh, were also local badminton champions of Haryana.
    • Saina Nehwal holds 21 global titles.
    • She was one of the 8 brand ambassadors at Commonwealth Games 2010, held in New Delhi.
    • Saina celebrates her win by coddling in ice cream.
    • Saina’s elder sister named Anshu Nehwal is a model by profession.
Saina Nehwal Education
Qualification 12th Standard
School • Campus School, CCS HAU, Hisar
• Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Public School, Hyderabad
• National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) School Rajendranagar, Hyderabad
• St. Ann's College for Women, Hyderabad
College/University None
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Saina Nehwal Career
Profession Badminton Player
Family & Relatives
Marital Status Married
Husband/Boyfriend Parupalli Kashyap
Father Harvir Singh Nehwal
Mother Usha Nehwal
Children None
Brother(s) None
Sister Abu Chandranshu Nehwal

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