Who is Jinder Mahal?
Jinder Mahal, born on July 19, 1986, is a famous Canadian professional wrestler of WWE.
His real name is Yuvraj Singh Dhesi.
In WWE, Jinder is renowned for his RAW Band under the ring name Jinder Mahal.
Throughout his career, he has feuded with many famous wrestlers such as UnderTaker, Hannibal, Samoa Joe, and others.
He stood out from other wrestlers due to his Punjabi turban and full Punjabi Outfit at the beginning of his career.
Today, we will be talking about Jinder Mahal’s age, height, career, relationship, net worth, and even more.
Now, let’s begin!!
|Yuvraj Singh Dhesi
|Date of Birth
|October 19, 1986
|35 years old
Where was Jinder Mahal born? Jinder Mahal was born on July 19, 1986, and his hometown lies in Calgary.
Regarding his education, there is no information about his early schooling.
However, it is known that he attended the University of Calgary and has a business degree in communications and culture.
Now, let’s know the beginning of Jinder Mahal’s career and the achievement he has made so far.
What is Jinder Mahal famous for?
Jinder Mahal started his wrestling career at the Martial Arts Fitness Center in Calgary.
There, he trained with the Canadian professional wrestler, motivational speaker, and actor Rick Bognar.
After that, he had his debut in Premier Martial Arts Wrestling as Raj Dhesi.
Then, he began training with wrestlers such as Allen Coage and Gerry Morrow.
Similarly, he got to wrestle with fellow wrestlers Natalya, Tyson Kidd, and Viktor in a revived Stampede Wrestling.
During his early days, he won several tag championships in Stampede and Praire Wrestling Alliance (PWA).
He teamed up with his cousin Gama Singh Jr., the son of famous wrestler Gama Singh.
The duo were named The New Karachi Vice and also as Sikh & Destroy.
Likewise, they won the PWA Canadian Tag Team Championship.
During his time at PWA, Mahal was the PWA Heavyweight champion from 2008 to 2010.
Then, he went off to wrestle in Great North Wrestling and feuded with wrestlers like Hannibal and Samoa Joe.
World Wrestling Entertainment WWE
Jinder took a shot at WWE’s developmental promotion Florida Championship (FCW).
He then, got a developmental contract with FCW in February of 2010 and wrestled there for a year.
On April 29, 2011, he made his TV debut on the episode of SmackDown of WWE where he greeted The Great Khali.
Later it was revealed that Mahal is married to Khali’s sister and they are brother-in-laws.
He had his first televised match on June 17 of 2011, where he defeated his opponent Vladimir Kozlov.
The Great Khali and Mahal lost their matches against the champions of WWE Tag Team Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston.
After that, the duo again lost against Bourne and Kingston, and Khali ended their alliance.
Then, on September 23, Mahal faced the defeat in a match against Khali.
Similarly, he got in a 41-man battle royal and reached to finals but unfortunately was defeated by Randy Orton.
In November he feuded with Ted DiBiase and he defeated him by breaking his winning record.
Then, he feuded with other wrestlers like Sheamus and The Great Khali.
However, he got defeats after defeats and also lost the Intercontinental Championship to Khali.
Similarly, he feuded with Ryback Allen Reeves and got pinned by him facing another defeat.
After WWE rebranded its developmental territory FCW into NXT, Mahal started feuding with other wrestlers and won too.
He entered the Gold Rush tournament and defeated Bo Dallas in the first round.
Also, he defeated Richie Steamboat in the semi-finals of the tournament; however he lost to Seth Rollins in the finals.
Similarly, he competed in the 16-man battle royal to become the number one US champion but sadly was defeated by Brodus Clay.
2013 Formation of 3MB
Mahal formed an alliance with other two wrestlers Drew McIntyre and Heath Slater named 3MB.
The team won many matches against Team Co-Bro, mostly because of illegal interference.
However, they lost to Del Rio, Miz, and The Brooklyn Brawler at TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs on December 16.
The next night, they again got defeated by Del Rio, Miz, and Tommy Dreamer at the Slammy Awards show.
Mahal then competed in the 30-man Royal Rumble match and entered at number 27; however, got eliminated by Sheamus.
3MB competed against Tag Team Turmoil Match and lost the WWE Tag Team Championship.
Till the late 2013, the team faced only defeats and misfortunes in the matches.
Likewise, Mahal entered the Andre the Giant Memorial battle royal and lost to Mark Henry.
In April, Hornswoggle joined the alliance of 3MB and feuded with Los Matadores.
Then, on June 12, Mahal’s contract with WWE expired and he got released from there.
During the time of 2014, Mahal started wresting for Reality of Wrestling (ROW).
He went on to wrestle against Jasper Davis at ROW Summer of Championship 2014.
Then, at All Star Wresting(ASW) he teamed up with his cousin Gama Singh Jr. to win the ASW Tag Team Championship.
Also, he competed in Qatar Pro Wrestling (QPW) Souq Waqif Championship tournament and became the first runner up.
He then lost to Wang Bin during his debut for Japanese promotion Inoki Genome Federation (IGF) on May 5.
Likewise, he participated in The Great Khali’s wrestling promotion Continental Wresting Entertainment (CWE) in India.
After getting calls from WWE, Mahal stopped drinking alcohol and started eating clean.
He mentioned in an interview with FoxSports that he lost 20 pounds with strict diet and workout as he hit the rock bottom during independent circuit.
Return to WWE
On July 27 of 2016, Jinder returned back to WWE and resigned a contract with them.
During the time of August, he had a match with Heath Slater in which he won.
However, he faced several defeats by Neville, Sami Zayn, and Darren Young.
Also, he competed in events such as Superstars and Main Event which resulted in wins and defeats against Darren Young.
Mahal and Rusev formed an alliance and feuded with other wrestlers.
However, Mahal ended the alliance after expressing his desires to return back to singles competition.
Then, he participated in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal where he came the runner-up after being defeated by Mojo Rawley on April 3.
After that, he went to SmackDown as the part of the Superstar Shake-up and got defeated by Rawley.
Talking about Mahal’s championship reigns, he feuded with different wrestlers like Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, AJ Styles, Big E, and more.
He won his first WWE championship on May 21, and became the 50th recognized WWE Champion and the first of Indian descent.
Then, he moved to the United States Championship; however, he didn’t win any feuds during his reign.
On June 28, 2019, it was revealed by WWE that Mahal suffered a knee injury and would be staying away from matches and feuds for 12 months.
He returned back on April 27, 2020 and defeated Akira Tozowa.
After that match, he went back for another surgery to fix his knee complications.
Finally, on January 26, 2021, he was seen again at the Superstar Spectacle; he joined The Singh Brothers but lost to Drew Mcintye and Indus Sher.
He had his first win after his return where he defeated Hardy.
Likewise, in June Mahal had his feud with Drew Mcintye which he eventually lost at SummerSlam.
As for the present, he moved to the SmackDown brand in which Shanky from The Singh Brothers; however Veer stayed in the Raw brand.
Does Jinder Mahal have an Instagram account? Yes, Jinder Mahal is active on Instagram.
He often shares his photos of his feuds, with other champions, and photos of his him with friends and family.
As of 2021, he has over 589K followers on his official Instagram account.
Personal Details of Jinder Mahal
What is the height of Jinder Mahal and how much does he weigh? Jinder Mahal stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches or 196 cm.
He weighs around 108 kg or 238 pounds. His zodiac sign is Cancer.
He has black colored eyes and black colored hair. Regarding his nationality, he is a Canadian.
As for his ethnicity, he is an Asian and of Indian Punjabi descent.
He is a Punjabi Sikh and follows Sikhism.
His hobbies includes hiking, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Also, he loves animais and owns a dog named Ruby as his pet.
Besides English, he can speak languages such as Hindi and Punjabi.
He is friends with Arjan Bhullar and Drew McIntyre.
Jinder revealed that his favorite dish is Filet-O-Fish from McDonalds.
Relationship of Jinder Mahal
Who is the wife of Jinder Mahal? It was revealed on the July 1 episode of SmackDown that Jinder is married to Khali’s sister.
Except for that, nothing is disclosed regarding Jinder’s wife like her name, whereabouts, and profession.
Also, there is no information about his past relationships and linkups.
As for his children’s information, we have no clue about his children so we cannot say anything about his spouse and his relationship too.
We will update it to you as soon as we get any details regarding it.
Family of Jinder Mahal
Jinder Mahal was born to a Punjabi Sikh family. There is no information about his parents’ names and profession.
However, it is well known that his uncle Gama Singh is a legendary wrestler.
Gama was considered a legendary villian of wrestling in Sampade Wrestling and wrestled worldwide.
Likewise, his son Gama Singh Jr. is also a professional wrestler who has teamed up with his cousin Jinder in several matches.
As for his siblings, there are no details disclosed by him and his family.
We can assume that he could be only child of his parents.
Net Worth of Jinder Mahal
How much is the estimated net worth of Jinder Mahal? Jinder Mahal is a professional wrestler champion who has been competing in WWE since 2010.
He has earned quite a fortune for himself and his family throughout his career.
The majority of his income comes from wrestling matches, championships, social media ads, commercials, paid promotions, and brand deals.
As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be $500,000 approximately.
Now, let’s know some of the lesser-known facts about him.
Trivia about Jinder Mahal
- Jinder Mahal was born on July 19, 1986.
- His hometown lies in Calgary.
- He is the nephew of the legendary wrestling villian Gama Singh.
- Also, he has appeared in wrestling video games such as WWE’13, WWE 2K14, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, and WWE 2K20.
- He won Gooker Award 2017 for his win of WWE Championship.
- His debut as a wrestler happened on December 27, 2004.
- As of 2021, he has over 589K followers on his official Instagram account.
- He is the brother-in-law of the professional wrestler The Great Khali.
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