Like other sports including cricket, badminton, baseball, boxing, football, tennis, volleyball, rugby, hockey, and other sports, WWE wrestling is also a much favorite among sports lovers. When it comes to WWE, it means World Wrestling Entertainment. In short, you can understand that it is a kind of wrestling that is watched for championships and from an entertainment perspective.
WWE had been very popular since the 1980s at the time of yesteryear wrestlers including Hulk Hogan, Andre The Giant, Ultimate Warrior, Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Sting, Hitman, Vader to new-age wrestlers, The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Big Show, John Cena, Kurt Angle, Rey Mysterio, John Morrison, Sheamus, and so on.
Well, the wrestling participants are not only from western countries, there are Indian wrestlers also. One such professional WWE wrestler is Jinder Mahal. His actual name is Yuvraj Singh Dhesi. Jinder has been active in WWE wrestling but is not linked with other teams. Before his career began in WWE, he was in independent beat, but in 2010 he became part of World Wrestling Entertainment. Therefore in a brief time, Jinder partnered with fellow wrestlers Heath Slater and another one Drew McIntyre.
But the association broke after these two wrestlers quit WWE and joined another batch with the name Stable 3MB. Jinder took a break from WWE for 2 years but made a comeback. And this time, the Indian WWE champion performed better in the championship match held in the year 2017. Jinder became the first 50th Canadian winner in WWE wrestling.
You might have seen him packing punches on his opponent wrestlers in the WWE ring. But how much do you know about his early life, career, earnings, etc? If not, then today, I am going to cover some important extracts of Jinder Mahal’s journey of becoming a successful WWE Indian wrestler. If you are inquisitive to explore all about him, then read this blog till the end.
|Yuvraj Singh Dhesi
|19th July 1986
|Place Of Origin:
|Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|34 years old
|6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m)
|Total Net Worth:
Jinder was born in 1986 in Canada. When he was too young he got inclined towards wrestling, and his uncle Gama Singh is the person behind his inspiration. Before Jinder rose to fame in wrestling, his uncle had already established his popularity during the 1980s. At his time, it was initially called WWF. But due to similarity with World Wide Federation, it was renamed World Wrestling Entertainment.
Coming back to Jinder Mahal, this professional Indian WWE wrestler might have citizenship in Canada, but he still represents India and is in touch with his regional language Punjabi. He is well-versed in Hindi as well as English also. Jinder is a graduate with a degree in Communications and Culture from a reputed university in Canada.
As per the date of birth of Jinder Mahal in 1986, his age is 34 years old. He stands tall at six feet five inches and weighs 108 kg. Jinder has a dark complexion, sporting a beard and curly hair. Sometimes he is seen clean-shaved with a short hairstyle.
Jinder Mahal is not married yet. Some celebrities don’t feel like opening the details of their personal life. Jinder is one of them. He puts complete emphasis upon his career. At present, he is living in Florida, U.S.
Jinder started his career early when got trained by a senior Canadian professional wrestler at a center of fitness and martial arts. He played his initial wrestling match at PMW also called Premier Martial Arts Wrestling. At that time, his name was Raj Dhesi. Jinder was training with other fellow wrestlers.
Then in 2010, he became a part of WWE and got known by the new name Jinder Mahal. In the following year, he joined WWE Smackdown on 29th April. He accompanied another famous Indian WWE wrestler The Great Khali. Another person who joined them was Ranjin Singh, an American writer, and ex-wrestling manager professionally.
During his early days at WWE wrestling, Jinder was in the tag team with Heath Slater and another wrestler McIntyre. All three pitted against their opponent wrestlers Brodus Clay. Together they formed a tag team named 3MB and made a record with victories in the following matches. In June 2014, the contract of Jinder Mahal with WWE was withdrawn.
Jinder participated in multiple professional wrestling companies including ROW, ASW, WWC, CWE, and QPW. At ROW his name was Raj Singh. In July, Jinder Mahal made peace with fellow WWE wrestlers and admitted that he was very angry about leaving the WWE. But after joining he is at peace.
During a match with an opponent wrestler, Jinder got an injury on his knee, two years ago. It took around 12 months for him to recover. When he joined WWE last year on 27th April, he became a participant in RAW and pitted against his opponent Akira Tozawa. In the end, Jinder came out as the winner.
Jinder Mahal has been successful in winning several championships in his WWE career. The Canadian wrestler is the recipient of winning WrestleMania in the U.S. He is the first one to have earned the stature of being the 50th WWE champion. Jinder is the recipient of several titles in his wrestling career. One such include the most improved WWE wrestler as well as the worst wrestler in 2017.
Net Worth of Jinder Mahal
$500 thousand is supposed to be the estimated net worth of Indian-Canadian WWE champion Jinder Mahal. He has earned his fortune from his wrestling career in World Wrestling Entertainment. He had been with this sport for a long time. His other source of income came from the several championships that he has won. Jinder has also been a participant in various video games based on WWE, which too became the source of his income. Besides this, he has also made appearances in TV debuts of WWE.