Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 18, 2023

Date of Birth

24 / December / 1997


27 Years


Javelin Thrower and Junior Commissioned Officer

Neeraj Chopra is a world-class athletics track and field player from India. He has made a mark in a short time. In 2021, he was a representative for India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and won his first Gold medal for India in the Javelin Throw event. Following his success in the Olympic program, Neeraj is ranked second in the International Rankings by World Athletics.

Neeraj Chopra Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian athlete who represents India in the javelin throw. He is ranked as Junior Commissioned Officer (Subedar) in the Indian Army.


Satish Kumar Chopra Neeraj Chopra Father

Satish Kumar Chopra Neeraj Chopra Father

Saroj Devi Neeraj Chopra Mother

Saroj Devi Neeraj Chopra Mother

Sangeeta Neeraj Chopra Sister

Sangeeta Neeraj Chopra Sister

Neeraj Chopra Childhood Pics

Neeraj Chopra Childhood Pics

Personal Life

Neeraj was born on December 24, 1997, in Chandra village in Haryana. Neeraj is the sole son of his parents, as well as their two daughters. His father works as a farmer while his mom is a domestic worker.

Neeraj completed his secondary schooling in his hometown, and after that, he moved to Chandigarh to finish his degree and was awarded the degree of Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College. The year 2021 was the time Neeraj received admission to Lovely Professional University in Punjab to complete his bachelor of Arts.

Athletic Career

As with many successful individuals, Neeraj also took inspiration from his weakness which was that his peers ridiculed him for his weight gain in the early years of his life. Due to this, his father allowed him to participate in a gym, and then he joined a gym at the Shivaji stadium in Panipat in India, where he watched javelin throwers for the first time and became interested in the sport.

International Career

The year that Neeraj was a participant in his very first ever international athletics competition that was held in Ukraine as part of the World Youth Championships. In this event, Neeraj failed to bag any medals but took his lessons and experiences with him.

This experience applied in 2014 during the Youth Olympics Qualification, where Neeraj won the silver medal by throwing 70 meters. Between 2014 and the year 2021 Neeraj was awarded medals at various international and national level competitions.

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Neeraj Chopra Wikipedia

Neeraj Chopra (born 24 December 1997) is an Indian track and field athlete who is the reigning Olympic champion and world champion silver medallist at the throw of the javelin. Chopra was the very first Asian athlete to be awarded the Olympic silver medal in the male javelin throw.

A junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) within the Indian Army, Chopra is the first track and field athlete to claim the Gold medal representing India during the Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra’s Net Worth

The value of his net worth shot up following the Tokyo Olympics and, according to Asianet reports, Neeraj Chopra’s current net worth is $4.5 million (Rs37 crore approximately). Let’s take a look at all that adds to the value of his wealth.

Net Worth (2023) $4.5 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs 37 Crore INR
Profession Indian javelin thrower
Monthly Income And Salary 30 Lakhs +
Yearly Income 4 Crore +
Income Source Match Fees & Brand Endorsement
Last Updated 2023

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Neeraj Chopra Cast

He was raised in a middle-class Hindu family. He belongs to the ROR community of Panipat.

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Favorites Things
Javelin Thrower Jan Zelezny
Singer(s) Rajender Kharkia and KD
Film Rocky series, Laal Rang (2016)
Actor Akshay Kumar, Randeep Hooda
Virtual Game(s) Javelin Master 2, Brothers in Arms, and Asphaltate


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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Khandra Village Panipat District Haryana
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 180 CM
Height In Meter 1.80 M
Parents Father: Satish Kumar Chopra
Mother: Saroj Devi
Profession Javelin Thrower and Junior Commissioned Officer
Siblings Sister: Sangeeta and Sarita
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 86 Kg
189 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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