Jinder Mahal – Bio, Facts, Career, Personal Life

Jinder Mahal

A Canadian Professional Wrestler “Jinder Mahal” is currently signed to WWE. His real birth name is Yuvraj Singh Dhesi, who is half Canadian and half Indian. He is from a Punjabi family who was born in Calgary, Canada. Jinder Mahal is fluent in speaking English and Punjabi, who also achieved his degree in Communications and Culture from the University of Calgary.


Full Name  Yuvraj Singh Dhesi
Ring Name  Jinder Mahal
Date of Birth  July 19, 1986
Marital Status  Unmarried
Birthplace  Calgary, Canada
Ethnicity  Punjab
Profession  Professional Wrestler
Nationality  Canadian, Indian
Net Worth  Estimated around $300,000
Height  6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight  238 lb (108 Kg)
Horoscope  Cancer
Jinder Mahal
Jinder Mahal

Age, Weight, Height, and Net Worth of Jinder Mahal

Muscular and dashing Jinder Mahal has an impressive height of 6 Feet and 5 Inch and a total body weight of 108 Kg. Jinder Mahal has improved his physical appearance and shocked the WWE world with his improvements. On his wrestling career, he has a total Net Worth of $300 K.

Jinder Mahal Career

Jinder Mahal is an aggressive person who scares look on his face. Deshi began his wrestling career with the help of his cousin legend Gam Singh. He trained at Martial Arts Fitness Center in Calgary with Rick Bognar. His first wrestling debut was on Stampede Wrestling. He was named Raj Dhesi and also won various tag team championships in Stampede, spending much of his time with Gama Singh Jr. Jinder won another tag team championship with his cousin at PWA.

Jinder Mahal went to Florida for Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), where he went wearing a turban looking like a Punjabi wrestler. In 2010, he signed to FCW and wrestler there for a year under the ring name “Jinder Mahal.”

He also made his television show debut through SmackDown with fellow Indian wrestler The Great Khali and his manager Ranjin Singh. Mahal was unimpressed with the wrestling of Khali as he wasn’t wrestling to win matches. Mahal started to interrupt the Khali match, where once he slapped Khali for his loss.

Jinder Mahal started to target those wrestlers who were beneath him or embarrassing like Ted DiBiase. Mahal broke Ted Dibiase’s winning streak to end their feud. Mahal played his very first Royal Rumble match in 2012, where his brother-in-law, The Great Khali eliminated him. Again on battle royal where he had shot to receive a match for Intercontinental Championship or United States Championship, he was yet rejected by The Great Khali.


Later then Mahal began to appear on NXT, where he started to win the match defeating many wrestlers, which include Derrick Bateman and Percy Watson. Mahal was appointed for Gold Rush Tournament for NXT Champion, where he won his first tournament match against Bo Dallas. He then won his semi-final match against Richie Steamboat but couldn’t win the final match against Seth Rollins and lost his winning streak as well.


He began his career on the independent circuit and joined WWE in 2010. After a short alliance with his brother-in-law, he made his group of three wrestlers (Mahal, Slater, and Drew Mclntyre). Jinder and Mclntyre were released from WWE, but after two years, Jinder came back to the WWE industry with his dramatically changed physic, which everyone appreciated.

Jinder Mahal got runner-up in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal where he got eliminated at last by Mojo Rawley. He again involved in a six-pack challenge with Mojo Rawley, Dolph Ziggler, Erick Rowan, Luke Harper, and Sami Zyan to earn a spot for the WWE Championship match and won the game.

On WrestleMania 33, a match for WWE Championship against Randy Orton, where luckily he won the game and became the first Indian wrestler to win the title WWE Championship. He lost his WWE Championship title in November 2017 and yet won another title WWE United States Championship on following Wrestlemania match.

Jinder Mahal Personal Life

Jinder Mahal was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 19, 1989. Mahal loves watching movies and playing video games. Mahal is an unmarried 33 years old bachelor whose father and mother are both unknown. He grew up with his uncle Gama Singh and became a professional wrestler as his uncle.

Championships and Accomplishments

Jinder Mahal Champion
Jinder Mahal Champion

All-Star Wrestling

  • ASW Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Gama Singh. Jr

Continental Wrestling Entertainment

  • CWE Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

Prairie Wrestling Alliance

  • PWA Canadian Tag Team Championship (1 time) with Gama Singh Jr.
  • PWA Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  • Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (2017)
  • Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (2017)
  • Jinder Mahal was Ranked No. 14 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2018

Stampede Wrestling

  • Stampede Wrestling International Tag Team Championship (2 times) with Gama Singh Jr.

Wrestling Observer Newsletter

  • Most Overrated (2017)


  • Gooker Award (2017) winning the WWE Championship

World Wrestling Entertainment

  • WWE Championship (1 time)
  • WWE United States Championship (1 time)
  • World Wrestling Entertainment 24/7 Championship (2 times)

Other Media

Mahal is a famous professional WWE wrestler who made television debut on Smackdown live. His playing character is also available on wrestling video games on WWE13, WWE 2k14, WWE 2k18, WWE 2k19, and WWE 2k20.

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