Srikanth Kidambi: Biography, Badminton, Medals, Age, Weight, Height, Family, Netwroth & more

Srikanth Kidambi

Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player who trains at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi was born in Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh on 7 February 1993 to a Telugu family

He stated on his Instagram bio, that he used to become the world number 1. Kidambi was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award, in 2018 and the Arjuna award in 2015. In 2021, he became the first ever Indian to reach the World Championship final in the men’s singles discipline and lose the final to Loh Kean Yew in straight set.

CWG 2022

Recently in Commonwealth Game 2022: Kidambi Srikanth won Bronze in Badminton Men’s Singles

FULL NAME: Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi

BORN: February 7, 1993

HEIGHT: 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)


STATE: Andhra Pradesh


Srikanth Kidambi aka Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi was born on 7 February 1993 at Ravulapalem, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is an Indian badminton player who trains the new bees Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. In Men’s singles, he has made 243 wins, and recently he is in the news because of his playing.

Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi has made his entry to the BWF World Championships, he is the only Indian men’s singles badminton player who has entered the Championship’s final. Citizens are considering his stand on BWF World Championships as historic because no one had entered the final before the Srikanth Kidambi.

ProfessionIndia Badminton Player
Birth NameSrikanth Nammalwar Kidambi
Father’s NameKVS Krishna (Kittu Kidambi)
Mother’s NameRadha
Brother’s NameK. Nandagopal
DOB7 February 1993
Age28 Years (As of 2021)
Birth PlaceRavulapalem, Andhra Pradesh, India
Marital StatusUnmarried
HobbySpending quality time with close friends
CoachPullela Gopichand
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 176 cm
in meters- 1.76 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 9″
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 Kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 38 Inches
– Waist: 30 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Family and Girlfriend

Some trusted media sources, we have collected something about his family. Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi’s father’s name is KVS Krishna, who is a landlord and his mother’s Radha is a house. Srikanth has an older brother named K. Nandagopal, who is also a badminton player.

It is expected that Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi will win a Silver medal, if he wins gold then it will be a pride moment for the whole India. Let’s see what happens in the finals.

FamilyFather– Kittu Kidambi (Landowner)
Mother– Radha (homemaker)
Brother– Nandagopal Kidambi (Elder, Badminton player, Auditor at Indian Audit & Accounts Department)
Sister (Cousin)– Ruthvika Shivani (Younger, Badminton player)
Marital StatusUnmarried

Badminton Career

International DebutIn 2011, Commonwealth Youth Games
Coach/MentorPullela Gopichand
Achievements (main ones)• He won “China Open Super Series Premier” (2014) and became the first Indian to do so.
• Kidambi won a gold medal at “Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold” in 2015, became first Indian to do so.
• On 18 June 2017, he won Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Title after beating Japan’s Sakai.
• In April 2018, Kidambi moved to the top of the men’s singles rankings with 76895 points.
Highest Ranking1 (12 April 2018)
RecordsOn 19 December 2021, he created history in Huelva when he became the first Indian man to reach the final of the World Championship.

Men’s Singles: Records and Rankings

Career Record243 wins, 130 losses
Career Titles10
Highest Ranking1st (As of 12 April 2018)
Current Ranking15 (As of 26 October 2021)


Commonwealth Games
2018 Gold Coast (Mixed team)Gold
2018 Gold Coast (Men’s singles)Silver
Asia Team Championships
2020 Manila (Men’s team)Bronze
2016 Hyderabad (Men’s team)Bronze
South Asian Games
2016 Guwahati–Shillong (Men’s team)Gold
2016 Guwahati–Shillong (Men’s singles)Gold
2019 Kathmandu–Pokhara (Men’s team)Gold
Asian Junior Championships
2011 Lucknow (Mixed team)Bronze
Commonwealth Youth Games
2011 Douglas (Mixed doubles)Silver
2011 Douglas (Boys’ doubles)Bronze
2022 Men’s singlesBronze

Networth and Income


Some Important Points About Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi

Some important points about Srikanth Nammalwar Kidambi are as follows.

  • CWG 2022: Kidambi Srikanth Eases His Way to Bronze in Badminton Men’s Singles
  • He was honored with the Padma Shri award in 2018 by the President of India, which is India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
  • In April 2018, he was ranked as world number 1 at the BWF World Championships.
  • He also has received the Arjuna Award (Arjuna Awards for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games) in 2015, which is the second-highest sporting honor of India.

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