Gurdeep Sangwan Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Gurdeep Sangwan


Gurdeep Sangwan is an Indian professional kabaddi player and civil servant. He is known for playing as an all-rounder for the UP Yoddhas team in the Pro Kabaddi League seasons 9 and 10.


Gurdeep Sangwan was born on Monday, 26 July 1999 (age 24 years; as of 2023) in Adampur Dadhi, Haryana. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Childhood picture of Gurdeep Sangwan with his family

Later, he started living in Charkhi Dadri, Haryana. Gurdeep hails from a family of kabaddi players. His father, Sanjay Kumar, is a Kabaddi coach who used to train Border Security Force (BSF) players, and his uncle Sukhvir Singh Sangwan was a former player of the Indian National Kabaddi Team. Gurdeep grew up playing kabaddi with his brother, Nitesh Kumar, under the guidance of their father. Gurdeep and Nitesh watched their uncle Sukhvir Singh Sangwan win an illustrious gold medal in Kabaddi at the 2006 Asian Games, which fueled their passion for the sport. Gurdeep attended Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 75 kgs

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family & Caste

He belongs to a Hindu Jaat family.

Parents & Siblings

His father, Sanjay Kumar, is a Kabaddi coach. Gurdeep Sangwan’s brother, Nitesh Kumar,  is also a kabaddi player who plays for UP Yoddha in the Pro Kabaddi League. In season 6, Nitesh became the first player in KPL’s history to score 100 tackle points in a single campaign. Nitesh was also part of the Indian team that won the gold medal at the 2022 Asian Games.

Gurdeep Sangwan with his parents

Gurdeep Sangwan with his brother, Nitesh Kumar

Wife & Children

He is unmarried.


His cousin, Sumit Sangwan, is also a professional Pro Kabaddi player who plays for UP Yoddhas.


Gurdeep Sangwan follows Hinduism.


In 2022, he was bought by UP Yoddhas for 10 lakhs for the Pro Kabaddi Season 9.

On 31 October 2022, he gave an impressive performance by scoring six tackle points in a match against Telugu Titans and was recognised as the Ace Defender of the Match, receiving Rs. 25000 as prize money.

Gurdeep Sangwan after receiving Ace Defender of the Match title in a match during the 2022 Vivo Pro Kabaddi League

In 2023, he was again bought by UP Yoddhas for 20 lakhs for PKL Season 10. Apart from being a kabaddi player, he is also a civil servant who works in the income tax department.


  • In his free time, he likes to watch films and spend time with his friends.
  • His favourite web series is Money Heist.
  • In an interview, he said that had he not pursued a career in kabaddi, he would have become a civil servant.
  • Apart from kabaddi, he likes to play volleyball and ludo.