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Devendra Jhajharia Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 3, 2021

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Short Biography

Devendra Jhajharia was born on 10-06-1981 in Churu in the state of Rajasthan, India. He is an Indian Paralympian, Athlete & Javelin Thrower who is the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals at the Paralympic games. He has won two gold medals (first in 2004, second in 2016) and one silver medal (in 2021 at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo).

Other Name: Devendra Singh Jhajharia, Dev
Other Professions: Athlete Javelin Thrower

Devendra Jhajharia Complete Bio & Career

Devendra is an Indian athlete and a perfect player in the javelin throw. He was born on 10 June 1981 in Rajgarh, Churu District, Rajasthan. He is born to Ram Singh and Jivani Devi. He has done his schooling from Government High School, Ratnapura, Churu, Rajasthan. he did graduation in Batchelor's of arts from a college education at NMPG College, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan.

He did his international debut at the Para Asian Games and won a gold medal in 2002. Then in Summer Paralympics in Athens, he won a gold medal in Javelin in the year 2004. The athlete was also awarded the Arjuna award by the government of India in the same year. He is one of the famous Indian Paralympic javelin throwers competing in F46 events.

In 2012, the player is also awarded the Padma Shree award by the Government of India. The man also received gold at RIO Paralympics in 2016. He becomes a famous Indian athlete who represented India at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. He is one of the best players and won his third silver medal at the Summer Paralympics in Tokyo2020.


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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2012 Sports
Arjuna Award National Sports Award 2004 Athletic

Devendra Jhajharia Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ram Singh Jhajharia and Jivani Devi. He has two brothers Arvind Jhajharia & Pradeep Jhajharia. He is married to former national ranker kabaddi player Manju. The couple is blessed with two children including a son and a daughter.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 36
Biceps Size 16.2
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Churu, Rajasthan, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Churu, Rajasthan, India
School Government High School Ratanpur, Churu, Rajasthan
College NMPG College Hanumangarh, Rajasthan
Qualification Graduation
Hobbies Reading, Shopping
Marital Status Married
Salary NA
Net Worth NA
Official Website NA


Favorite Color Black, Blue, Red
Favorite Brand Adidas, Gucci, Prada
Favorite Player David Silva , Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Favorite Sport Football, Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Rekha , Shilpa Shetty
Favorite Actor Salman Khan , Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Film Director Sohail Khan
Favorite Movie Comedy movies
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Song Hindi songs
Favorite Place Europe, Canada
Favorite Dress Formal outfits
Favorite Food Spicy cuisines

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Devendra Jhajharia

  • Devendra Jhajharia is an Indian rifel shooter and won gold medal twice for his excellence in shooting.
  • He was also an employee of India Railway but currently working in a forest department in Rajasthan.
  • Devendra loves to Traveling, Reading, Listen to music.
  • In 2012, He was honoured with the Padma Shri award.
  • The shooter also became the part of athletics for several years.

Devendra Jhajharia Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

43 years, 0month, 5 days old age Devendra Jhajharia will turn 44 on 10 June, 2025. Only 11 months, 25 days, 19 hours,41 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Devendra Jhajharia has celebrated the total number of 43 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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