Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal
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At a Glance
  • Profession
    Sports & Athletics
  • Age
  • Source of earnings
    Endorsements, BWF World Superseries
  • Education
    Campus School CCS HAU, Hisar and Saint Ann's Girls College, Hyderabad
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

Forbes India Lists

#39 Celeb 100 Rank 2015

#47 Money Rank#39 Fame Rank
#49 Celeb 100 Rank 2014
#36 Celeb 100 Rank 2013
#29 Celeb 100 Rank 2012

The year 2015 saw many firsts for Saina Nehwal. Not only did the Olympic bronze medallist become the first Indian woman to make it to the finals of the All England Open, she also became the first ever Indian woman badminton player to be ranked No 1 in the world. Nehwal also won the inaugural Yonex Sunrise India Open in March after beating Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon. In August, Nehwal signed a two-year deal with IOS Sports & Entertainment worth Rs 25 crore. She has now dropped one spot in the world rankings.
Fast Fact: Saina Nehwal was a karate brown belt as a child but gave up her martial arts training when she was just eight years old.

2015 Celebrity 100

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