Sunil Chhetri Height, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Ranking, Goals

04 Apr, 2023 Last Update 1 year ago

Most of us definitely know about Sunil Chhetri but who doesn't know about him let me tell you Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a forward and is also the captain of both the Indian Super League club Bengaluru and the India national team.

He made a great contribution to India at the international level by becoming the third-highest international goalscorer among active players, after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the top. In todays blog, we are going to dig up Sunil Chhetri's personal and professional life. Here we will discuss Sunil Chhetri height, age, wife, net worth, ranking, and goals and also provide you with information about his personal and professional life. Read till the end to get full information about him.

Sunil Chhetri Wiki

Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer who plays For India and Indian Super League club Bengaluru. He plays as a forward. Along with the player, he is a captain of both "Indian football team" and "Super League club Bengaluru". Recently, Sunil Chhetri became the third-highest international goalscorer after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the top.

Not only here he stops, but he is also the most capped player and top goalscorer of the Indian team. Even FIFA has honoured our Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri with a new video series chronicling his life and career in the sport. The three-episode series, titled "Captain Fantastic", is streaming on FIFA+, the official streaming platform recently launched by FIFA.


Sunil Chhetri Height

Sunil Chhetri's height in feet is 5 Feet and 7 Inches, Sunil Chhetri's height in centimetres is 170 and Sunil Chhetri's height in meters is 1.70m. Now that you know about his height read more to know about Sunil Chhetri's age, wife, net worth, wiki, ranking, and ranking.

Sunil Chhetri News

On Friday, March 31, 2023, Sunil Chhetri visited Royal Challengers Bangalore camp at their practice session where he showed his love and interest for cricket by having a practice session with the team that included having fantastic catches in the net. When a reporter asked about the talk between him and Virat Kohli, he stated talks are always about sports or they crack jokes, he also added that Virat Kohli is hilarious, but also contradicted that “he is not going to like me saying this”.

Sunil Chhetri Ranking

According to FIFA 2023, Sunil Chhetri Rating is 65. Chhetri, the famous sports personality of India in the world of football has been ranked 5th highest goalscorer with a total of 85 goals in the history of international football. And comes among the top 3 world goalscorers behind Cristiano Ronaldo (117) and Lionel Messi (90) among active international goal scorers in men's football. 

Sunil Chhetri Wife

Sunil Chhetri's wife's name is Sonam Bhattacharya. Sunil and Sonam got married on December 4, 2017, in a grand ceremony in Kolkata. Sonam Bhattacharya is the daughter of Sunil Chhetri coach Subrata Bhattacharya (Former Indian Football Player). She has completed her studies in Scotland in Business Management and now runs 2 Hotels in Kolkata. They knew each other when they were 18 & 15 years old. And have been together for 18 years now. It was a movie-style love story for them and living their best.


Sunil Chhetri Height, Parents, Age, Wiki, Weight, Net Worth, Zodiac Sign, Height, Religion

Real Name

Sunil Chhetri

Nick Name


Profession Build

Football Player

Date of Birth

3 August 1984

Birth Place

Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Current Age

38 years

Marital Status


Current Net worth

$1 million



Weight in Kg

62 kg (approx)

Zodiac Sign


Hair Color


Eye colour

Dark Brown





Sunil Chhetri Parents

Mrs. Sushila Chhetri ( Mother )

Mr.KB Chhetr(Father)


Bandana Chhetri


Sonam Bhattacharya



Sunil Chhetri Biography

Sunil Chhetri is a famous Indian sports personality who plays football for India, was born on 3rd August 1984 in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Sunil Chhetri jersey number is 11. Sunil Chhetri's total goals including national and international matches are 235 out of which Sunil Chhetri's international goal score is 85 in total 133 international matches.

Sunil Chhetri Parents

Sunil Chhetri parents are from Nepal. They shifted to India before the birth of Sunil. His father Mr KB Chhetri was an officer in the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of the Indian Army, who also played football for the Indian Army team. Not only his father but Sunil Chhetri's mother Mrs Sushila Chhetri was also a professional football player who played for Nepal Women’s National Team along with her twin sister. Sunil Chhetri sister name is Bandana Chhetri. 


Sunil Chhetri Education

Sunil Chhetri completed his schooling at Bahai School, Sikkim and graduated from Asutosh College, Kolkata.

Sunil Chhetri Career

Sunil Chhetri's career started when he joined Mohun Bagan Athletic Club of the National Football League in 2002, he moved to Jagathit Cotton and Textile Football Club (JCT FC) in 2004 and scored 21 goals in 48 games.

In the season 2006-07, he scored 11 goals to make his club win the 2nd position, on March 2010 Sunil Chhetri signed with Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer (MLS) after that he became the first Indian to play in MLS and the third to play outside Asia, and helped India win 2007, 2009, and 2012 Nehru Cup, as well as 2011, 2015, and 2021 SAFF Championship.

He has also helped India win the 2008 AFC Challenge Cup, which qualified them for their first AFC Asian Cup in 27 years, he has also been named AIFF Player of the Year for a record of seven times, and he received the Arjuna Award in 2011 for his outstanding sporting achievement along with the Padma Shri award in 2019. In 2021, he received the Khel Ratna Award and became the first footballer to receive the award.

Sunil Chhetri Age

According to the 2023 year, Sunil Chhetri's age is 38. He was born on 3 August 1984 in Secunderabad, Telangana. Earlier it was Andhra Pradesh, not Telangana.

Sunil Chhetri Net Worth

In 2023, Indian sports player Sunil Chhetri’s Net Worth is approx $1 million (INR 8.27 crore). His annual income is lumpsum 80 Lakhs to 1 crore in Indian currency. He earns all his income as a professional footballer. 

Social Media Accounts Of Sunil Chhetri

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FAQ About Sunil Chhetri

Q.1 Who is Sunil Chhetri?

Ans. Sunil Chhetri is an Indian professional footballer who plays For India and Indian Super League club Bengaluru.

Q.2 How old is Sunil Chhetri?

Ans. Sunil Chhetri is 38 years old.

Q.3 What is Sunil Chhetri  Net worth?

Ans. Sunil Chhetri's net worth is approx $1 million.

Q. 4 What is Sunil Chhetri wife name?

Ans. Sunil Chhetri's wife's name is Sonam Bhattacharya.

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