How much is WWE Dilsher Shanky’s net worth? The Indian professional wrestler from Haryana has an estimated net worth of US$300,000. He has been performing for the WWE’s Raw brand using the ring name ‘Shanky’. He is a former actor as well as an accountant working at Maharishi Markandeshwar University. Before World Wrestling Entertainment, he has wrestled for Continental Wrestling Entertainment (CWE).
What is the real name of Indian wrestler Shanky?
Shanky’s real name is Gurvinder Singh Malhotra.
Date of birth
He was born on June 19, 1991.
Considering his date of birth, he is 30 years old as of 2021.
Jagadhri, Haryana, India
How tall is wrestler Dilsher Shanky?
Dilsher Shanky stands at a tall height of 7 feet and 1 inch (216 cm). While he was working as an accountant in Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Haryana, India, his friends used to refer to him as a famous Indian Wrestler The Great Khali because of his tall height. His friends used to suggest to him that his physical height doesn’t suit his career as an accountant. He is just 2 inches shorter than Omos (Jordan Omogbehin) and 3 inches taller than The Undertaker.
He weighs about 160 kilograms or 350 lb; 25 st 3 lb.
How did he join the wrestling world?
When his friend refers him to The Great Khali, he came to know about the Indian wrestler and provoked him to know about professional wrestling. While watching the popular Indian television comedy show Comedy Nights with Kapil on 24 June 2015 (164th episode), he saw Khali talking about his new academy called Continental Wrestling Entertainment (CWE). Being inspired, he decided to join CWE.
Standing at a tall height of 7 feet and 1 inch, the Indian wrestler weighs 160 kilograms. His chest measure 45 inches whereas his waist and biceps are 36 and 16 inches respectively.
Who are his parents?
He was born to parents named Sardar Narendra Singh (father) and Narendra Kaur (mother). Shanky is the only son of his parents. His father is a factory supervisor whereas his mother is a housewife.
How tall are his parents?
His father Sardar Narendra Singh is 6 feet (183 cm) tall whereas his mother Narendra Kaur is 5 feet 6 inches (168 m) tall.
He is a Sikh, a monotheistic religion based on the revelation of Guru Nanak originated in the 15th century in the Punjab region.
He was enrolled at Maharaja Agrasen College, Jagadhri of Kurukshetra University from where he earned his degree in B.Com.
Continental Wrestling Entertainment career (CWE) (2015–2020)
He joined CWE in 2015 at the age of 24. On 21 June 2016, he was introduced as Shanky Singh, a CWE Superstar through the promotion’s official YouTube channel. The same month, he was featured on a YouTube video uploaded by the Hindustan Times showing him singing the song called ‘Janam Janam’ from Shah Rukh Khan starred 2015 Bollywood movie Dilwale.
On 26 July 2016, he marked his first televised match against Manish Singh where he was victorious after delivering a Chokeslam through pinfall. He came into the limelight after winning the Battle Royal on 5 September 2016. On 10 September 2016, he marked a win against Shallu Cena. On 17 October 2016, he won the Royal Rumble match at Panipat, Haryana. On 12 November 2016, he became victorious against Pankaj.
He announced being selected for the WWE tryouts in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 22 March 2017. He thanked The Great Khali and his parents for their huge support. While he was ordered by a police officer to stop his push-ups in the middle of the street, he Chokeslamed police officers alongside some pedestrians and soon escaped with his bike. The police officers caught him at the border post, however, Shanky managed to escape from them. He turned the winner of the CWE World Heavyweight Championship by defeating Faruqua Khan on 7 May 2018. During his CWE career, he became a one-time CWE Tag Team Champion with The Giant Wonder.
In March 2017, he traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates and went for a 5-day audition for WWE tryout where he became successful to be selected. He attended another WWE tryout after eight months in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He was listed as one of the three Indian trainees signing with WWE on 29 January 2020. Under the moniker Dilsher Shanky, he teamed with Rey Mysterio, Ricochet and Giant Zanjeer on January 22, 2021, at Superstar Spectacle to mark win an eight-man tag-team match against Shinsuke Nakamura, King Corbin, Cesaro and Dolph Ziggler. He and Veer (Rinku Singh) were seen aligning themselves with Jinder Mahal on the May 10 episode of Raw.
He appeared in the 2019 film Bharat starring Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Tabu, Sunil Grover, Disha Patani and Jackie Shroff. He played the role of Zalzala Singh in the movie.
Where does he currently reside?
He currently resides in Orlando, Florida, United States.
Social networking accounts
Find him on Twitter @dilshershanky where he is being followed by more than 1k followers. As of May 2021, none of his social media handles are officially verified.