Maninder Singh (Kabaddi) Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Maninder Singh

Maninder Singh, an Indian Kabaddi player, is known for playing in the Pro Kabaddi League teams, Bengal Warriors, and Jaipur Pink Panthers teams.


Maninder Singh, also known as Mani, [1]Maninder Singh – Instagram was born on Wednesday, January 31, 1990 (33 years; as of 2023), in Dasuya, Punjab, India. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He finished his studies at Khalsa College and Guru Nanak Dev College in Amritsar. Maninder’s Kabaddi journey began in school, and he pursued it seriously by joining the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Kabaddi Club, where he received professional training from experienced coaches like Hanumat Singh.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 0″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour:Β Black

Eye Colour:Β Black

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42”; Waist: 34”; Biceps: 14”

Maninder Singh


Parents & Siblings

Maninder’s father is Gurdip Singh, and his mother’s name is Jasvir Kaur.

Maninder Singh with his father and mother

Maninder Singh with his father and mother

Additionally, he has two older sisters, both of whom are married.

Maninder Singh with one of his sisters

Maninder Singh with one of his sisters

Wife & Children

Maninder Singh married Simran Kaur Pannu on Friday, 1 Dec 2017 and the couple has a daughter, Gurneet (b. November 13, 2019.)

Maninder Singh with is wife

Maninder Singh with his wife

Maninder with his daughter

Maninder with his daughter

Religion/Religious Views

Maninder follows Sikhism. [2]Maninder Singh – Facebook

Maninder Singh at a Gurdwara

Maninder Singh at a Gurdwara


National Career

He works in Punjab Police in Jalandhar, Punjab, and plays for Punjab at the Senior Nationals.

Maninder Singh in his work uniform

Maninder Singh in his work uniform

Pro Kabaddi League

Maninder Singh debuted in the Pro Kabaddi League career in 2014 playing for Jaipur Pink Panthers where they won the inaugural title of the Pro Kabaddi League. Maninder was the best raider of the season with 130 raid points in just 16 matches. He missed the following three seasons because he was injured and had to take a break from the Pro Kabaddi League.

Maninder playing for Jaipur Pink Panthers

Maninder playing for Jaipur Pink Panthers

In Season 5, he played with Bengal Warriors. He scored 190 raid points in the comeback season. Maninder was retained by Bengal Warriors because of his enigmatic performance in season 5. Maninder Singh played Seasons 6,7, and 8 with Bengal Warriors.

Maninder playing for Bengal Warriors

Maninder playing for Bengal Warriors

In season 7, the team didn’t keep PO Surjeet Singh as their leader, even though he had been the captain for the past two seasons. Instead, they chose Maninder as their new captain. During a match against Patna Pirates, Maninder became the second fastest raider, just behind Pardeep Narwal. Despite Maninder not playing in one match, Bengal Warriors still won their first PKL title by defeating Dabang Delhi in The Arena. In the 2021-22 Pro Kabaddi League season 8, Maninder was again selected as the captain of the Bengal Warriors. In a match against U Mumba, he achieved something special by scoring 17 raid points, contributing 100% of the raid points for his team alone. Bengal Warriors retained Maninder as their captain in season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League.

International Career

In 2017, Maninder joined the Indian Kabaddi team, and they won a gold medal in the Asian Kabaddi Championship.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • 2010 Asian Beach Games, Muscat – Gold

    Maninder Singh's daughter wearing his Muscat 2010 gold medal

    Maninder Singh’s daughter wearing his gold medal

  • 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship – Gold

Bike Collection

Maninder Singh owns Jawa.

Car Collection

Maninder Singh owns Toyota Land Cruiser, Mahindra Scorpio, and Maruti Suzuki Swift.


He has a salary of INR 30 lakhs as of 2022. [3]Pro Kabaddi


  • Nickname Tattoo

Maninder Singh's nick name tattoo

Maninder has an inscription of his nickname, ‘Mani,’ boldly inked on his arm.

  • Tribal Tattoo on Ankle

Maninder Singh's ankle tattoo

Near his ankle, Maninder proudly displays a tribal tattoo design.

  • Tribal Tattoo on Arm

Maninder Singh's tribal arm tattoo

Similarly, on his arms, he bears the same tribal tattoo design.

  • Peacock Tattoo

Maninder's peacock tattoo

On his thigh, there is a beautiful peacock tattoo.

  • Quotation on Bicep

Maninder Singh's quote tattoo

His bicep carries an inspiring quote that reads, ‘Believe in yourself, and you will be unstoppable.’

  • Jersey Number Tattoo

Maninder Singh's punjab 09 tattoo

Near his elbow, Maninder has his jersey number, ’09,’ accompanied by the word ‘Punjab’ written in Gurmukhi script within the map of Punjab.

  • Daughter’s Name on Arm

Maninder Singh's wife's and parents name

In a heartfelt tribute, he has his daughter’s name, ‘Gurmeet,’ tattooed on his arm, adorned with the words ‘Love You Forever’ above it.

  • Parent’s Name

Maninder Singh's parents name

Mandeep not only has his daughter’s name but also his parents’ names inked on the same location.

  • Tiger on Calves

Maninder Singh's tiger tattoo

A large, black, and grey-shaded tiger with striking red eyes symbolizes strength and courage, displayed on his calves.

  • Jaguar on his Arms

Maninder Singh's jaguar tattoo

A majestic jaguar graces his upper arm with an impressive tattoo.

  • Clock with Roman Numerals

Maninder Singh's roman numeral tattoo

Lastly, on the upper side of his arm, Maninder showcases a clock-like object featuring Roman numerals.


  • Food: Homemade Punjabi Food
  • Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan
  • Actress: Deepika Padukone
  • Singer: Sidhu Moose Wala


  • Maninder’s father, who played Kabaddi, taught him how to play the game. He started by playing a type of Kabaddi called ‘Circle Kabaddi’ in his village, a game many people play in Punjab and Haryana. A coach from the Punjab Police, Paramjit Singh, then helped him learn more. This made him want to play Kabaddi as a job.
  • The highlight of his career was when the Jaipur Pink Panthers asked him to try out for their team. He took a bus from his village to attend the trials.
  • His jersey number for the Bengal Warriors team is 9.
    Maninder's jersey number
  • In the first season of the Pro Kabaddi League, Maninder Singh scored 130 points in 16 games. No one from his team, the Jaipur Pink Panthers, scored more points than that in that season.
  • In an interview, Maninder revealed that he thinks that Anup Kumar and Surjeet Singh are better team captains than he is.
  • Besides playing Kabaddi, Maninder Singh also posts on his social media for companies that sell health supplements, like Fuel One, and other groups like Vision 11, to help them advertise their products.

    Maninder Singh endorsing Fuel One sports brand on his Instagram

    Maninder Singh endorsing Fuel One sports brand on his Instagram

  • Maninder Singh couldn’t play in the final game of season 7 of the Pro Kabaddi League because he hurt his shoulder. [4]The Hindu
  • Maninder Singh and Ran Singh, another Kabaddi player, are really good friends. They used to play together for the Jaipur Pink Panthers and Bengal Warriors teams and even shared a room. They also worked together as police officers in Punjab, but then Ran left that job.
  • When they aren’t busy, Maninder and Ran like to play volleyball.
  • Maninder got tattoos because he looked up to Ran Singh and wanted to be like him.
  • In an interview, Maninder said that if he didn’t play kabaddi, he would want to take pictures as a photographer.
  • Maninder can do a special exercise called mountain climbers really fast β€” 20 of them in just 5 seconds!
  • Maninder Singh has a pet dog that he loves deeply. Its name is Max.

    Maninder with his dog

    Maninder with his dog

  • He made a record in the Pro Kabaddi League by scoring 500 points quicker than anyone else, in only 56 games.
  • Maninder Singh likes to go swimming and exercise at the gym to keep himself fit.

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