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

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra Biography

Neeraj Chopra is a prominent Indian track and field athlete who has quickly risen to fame. He represented India at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 2021, where he clinched his first Gold medal in the Javelin Throw event, making history. His outstanding performance has catapulted him to the second position in the World Athletics International Rankings.

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

Neeraj Chopra is an Indian javelin throw athlete who serves as a Junior Commissioned Officer (Subedar) in the Indian Army.


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Satish Kumar Chopra Neeraj Chopra Father

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Saroj Devi Neeraj Chopra Mother

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Sangeeta Neeraj Chopra Sister

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Personal Life

Neeraj Chopra was born on December 24, 1997, in Chandra village, Haryana. He is the only son in his family, along with two sisters. His father works as a farmer, and his mother is employed as a domestic worker.

For his primary education, Neeraj attended a school in his hometown. Later, he relocated to Chandigarh to pursue his higher education and earned his degree from Dayanand Anglo-Vedic College. In 2021, Neeraj secured admission to Lovely Professional University in Punjab to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Athletic Career

Like many accomplished individuals, Neeraj drew inspiration from his own weaknesses. During his early years, he faced ridicule from his peers due to weight gain. In response, his father supported his desire to join a gym. Neeraj started training at the Shivaji Stadium in Panipat, India, where he first observed javelin throwers and developed a keen interest in the sport.

International Career

Neeraj’s first international athletics competition was in Ukraine as part of the World Youth Championships. Although he didn’t win any medals in this event, it served as a valuable learning experience. This experience paid off in 2014 during the Youth Olympics Qualification, where Neeraj won the silver medal with a throw of 70 meters. From 2014 to 2021, he continued to excel and received medals at various international and national competitions.

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International Records

CompetitionPosition Year
World Athletics ChampionshipSilver Medal2022
Paavo Nurmi GamesSilver Medal2022
Kuortane GamesGold Medal2022
Diamond LeagueSilver Medal2022
Meeting Cidade de LisboaGold Medal2021
Folksam Grand PrixGold Medal2021
Kuortane GamesBronze Medal2021
Olympic GamesGold Medal2021
Athletics Central North West League MeetingGold Medal2020
Diamond League4th Position2018
Sotteville Athletics MeetGold Medal2018
Savo GamesGold Medal2018
Asian GamesGold Medal2018
Asian Athletics ChampionshipGold Medal2017
Diamond League7th Position2017
World Athletics ChampionshipSilver Medal2017
Offenburg Speerwurf MeetingSilver Medal2017
Commonwealth GamesGold Medal2017
South Asian GamesGold Medal2016
Asian Junior Athletics ChampionshipSilver Medal2016
World Athletics U20 ChampionshipGold Medal2016
Asian Athletics Championship9th Position2015
World Youth Championship19th Position2013

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Seasonal Bests by Year

26 July69.66 metresPatiala, India2013
17 August70.19 meters2014
31 December81.04 meters2015
23 July86.48 metres WJRBydgoszcz, Poland2016
2 June85.63 metresPatiala, India2017
27 August88.06 metersJakarta, Indonesia2018
28 January87.86 metersSouth Africa2020
5 March88.07 metersPatiala, India2021
30 June89.94 metersStockholm, Sweden2022
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Neeraj Chopra Wikipedia

Neeraj Chopra, born on December 24, 1997, is an Indian track and field athlete. He currently holds the title of reigning Olympic champion and silver medallist at the World Championships in javelin throw. Notably, Chopra is the first Asian athlete to win an Olympic silver medal in the men’s javelin throw.

As a junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army, Neeraj Chopra made history by securing the Gold medal for India in track and field at the Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra’s Net Worth

Following his success at the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra’s net worth saw a significant increase. According to Asianet reports, his current net worth stands at $4.5 million (approximately Rs. 37 crore). Let’s delve into the factors contributing to his wealth.

Net Worth (2023)$4.5 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs 37 Crore INR
ProfessionIndian javelin thrower
Monthly Income And Salary30 Lakhs +
Yearly Income4 Crore +
Income SourceMatch Fees & Brand Endorsement
Last Updated2023

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

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Body MeasurementsNot Yet Update
Birth PlaceKhandra Village Panipat District Haryana
ChildrenNot Yet Update
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Height In CM180 CM
Height In Meter1.80 M
ParentsFather: Satish Kumar ChopraMother: Saroj Devi
ProfessionJavelin Thrower and Junior Commissioned Officer
SpousNot Yet Update
Weight86 Kg189 Lbs
Zodiac SignCapricorn

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