Neeraj Chopra Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Family

 Neeraj Chopra Biography

Hello friends. How are you ? Hope all of you are well right now. Today I will talk about Neeraj Chopra Biography. He is an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw and Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army.

 He is famous for winning a gold medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 with a mark of 87.58 m.

Today I will discuss the Neeraj Chopra Biography, weight, Date of Birth, Height, Age, wife. How he became a famous Indian track and field athlete, some unknown information about his life, and many more details. So let’s start without delay.

Date Of Birth

Neeraj Chopra was born on Wednesday, 24 December 1997  in Khandra village, Panipat district, Haryana.


He was born on Wednesday, 24 December 1997  in Khandra village, Panipat district, Haryana. So according to 2023 Neeraj Chopra’s age is 26 years.

Family Details

Father’s Name : Satish Kumar Chopra

Mother’s Name : Saroj Devi

Brother’s Name : Unknown to us

Sister’s Name :Sangeeta Chopra and Sarita Chopra

Early Life

He was born on Wednesday, 24 December 1997  in Khandra village, Panipat district, Haryana. He is known to hold  Indian nationality. Neeraj was born in a Ror Maratha family.His zodiac sign is Capricorn. His nickname is nijju.

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Neeraj Chopra Childhood Image

He lives in a joint family of more than 17 members. His father’s name is Satish Kumar Chopra and he works as a farmer. His mother’s name is Saroj Devi. She is a homemaker. He has two younger sisters named Sangeeta Chopra and Sarita Chopra.

School Life

No information available about his school education.

College Life

After completing his schooling he enrolled in DAV College, Chandigarh.But later, he dropped out and continued his graduation through correspondence from the Kurukshetra University, Haryana.

Education Qualification

 He graduated.


In 2013, Neeraj Chopra entered his 1st international competition, the World Youth Championships in Ukraine. In 2014, Neeraj won his 1st international medal, a silver at the Youth Olympics Qualification in Bangkok. Chopra achieved his first throw of over 70 metres at the 2014 senior nationals.

Next year, He broke the previous world record in the junior category, throwing 81.04 meters in the 2015 All India Inter-University Athletics meet. It was his 1st throw of over 80 metres. He finished 5th at the 2015 National Games in Kerala and Neeraj received a callback for the national level training camp as a result.

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He was also assigned his 1st dedicated javelin coach, 2010 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Kashinath Naik, but he found Naik’s training regimen too difficult and resumed training on his own after one month and a half.

At the 2016 South Asian Games, Neeraj achieved a new personal best during the athletics finals in Guwahati on 9 February 2016, he won gold with a throw of 82.23 meters, though falling short of the 83 meter Olympic qualifying mark. He won a gold medal in the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz. Poland set a world junior record of 86.48 metres , becoming the 1st Indian athlete to achieve a world record, at the same time setting a new national record.

In 2017, Neeraj won gold in the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships with a throw of 85.23 metres.

In two years he missed the 2019 World Championships in Doha due to bone spurs in his right elbow, undergoing surgery in Mumbai on 3 May in this year.

He also get Arjuna Award in year 2018.

At present, he travelled to Turkey for training, but he was forced to return to India in March 2020 due to pandemic COVID-19.

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In this year 2020, Neeraj also won Vishisht Seva Medal.

Neeraj again broke his own national record with a throw of 88.07 metres On 5 March 2021,, which ranked him 3rd best internationally.

Owing to Neeraj brief illness and recent hectic travel schedule, on 26 August 2021, Neeraj said he was cutting his in this year season short to rest and prepare for the 2022 World Championships, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games.


He is an Indian track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw and Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army.


His monthly income in Indian rupees is approximately ₹88000/- only.

Net Worth

His net worth in Indian rupees is approximately 29 crore in 2023.


Not known

Marital Status

He is unmarried in 2023



Body Measurements

In Centimetres180 cm
In Metres1.84 m
In Feet Inches5 Feet 11 Inches
In kilogram86 kg
In pounds189 lbs
Figure measurements 
Chest40 Inches
Waist32 Inches
Biceps12 Inches
Shoe size6 (US)
Drees Size5 (US)
Eye Colour  Black
Hair Colour Black

Favorite Things

Favourite FoodsMasala Chai and Shahikabab
Favourite ActorsAkshay Kumar and Randeep Hooda
Favourite ActressesKangana Ranaut, Anushka Sharma
Favourite CricketerMahendra Singh Dhoni
Favourite SingerRajenderkharkia
Favourite TV showReality Shows
Favourite ColourGreen and Orange
Favourite SportsJavelin Throw
Favourite OutfitsT – Shirt , Kurta-Pyjama
Favourite FashionBlazer
Favourite CarDavidson Motorcycle
Favourite DestinationPune
Favourite FlimRocky series and Laal Rang (2016)

Some Unknown Facts about Neeraj Chopra

1) He always wore a white kurta-pyjama, his village people used to call him Sarpanch.

2) Neeraj’s uncle Bheem Singh who supported him for javelin throw professionally.

3) In the coronavirus pandemic situation, he donated Rs. 2 lakh in the PM Cares Fund on 31 March 2020.

4) He was congratulated by the Chief Executive Officer of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, for his performance in the U-20 World Championship in 2016.

5) He was a vegetarian, but later, he turned to  non-vegetarian.

6) Neeraj loves motorcycles and he owns a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

7) He has appeared in many advertisements of the electronics company Amstrad.

8) Normally he used to have long hair, but before the Tokyo Olympics 2020, he trimmed them off so his hair may not cause any trouble to him in practising.

9) Mr. Chopra is an avid animal lover.

10) Neeraj’s uncle said that he was away from his phone for a year to prepare well for the Tokyo Olympics.

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Some FAQ about Neeraj Chopra

What is the age of Neeraj Chopra?

26 Years according to 2023

Who is the father of Neeraj Chopra ?

Satish Kumar Chopra

Who is the mother of Neeraj Chopra?

Saroj Devi

What is the height of Neeraj Chopra?

180 cm

What is the weight of Neeraj Chopra?

86 kg

What is the date of birth of Neeraj Chopra?

24 December 1997

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