Amit Hooda (Kabaddi) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography & More

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Amit Hooda is an Indian kabaddi player. He has played for Patna Pirates, Jaipur Pink Panthers, and Tamil Thalaivas.


Amit Hooda was born on Friday, 3 May 1996 in Raithal, Uttarakhand, India. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He completed his schooling at Government Senior Secondary School and RKSD College in Raithal.  Afterward, he pursued his graduation from MDU, Rohtak, located in the kabaddi-rich state of Haryana. Currently, he resides in the city of Rohtak, Haryana. In the realm of kabaddi, he is recognized for his exceptional defensive skills and primarily plays as a defender in the right corner position.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10”

Weight (approx.): 81kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black


Parents & Siblings

There’s no public information available about the parents and siblings of Amit Hooda.

Wife & Children

Amit Hooda is married and has a boy. The specific details of both are not available.

A picture of Amit Hooda's son

A picture of Amit Hooda’s son

Amit Hooda with his wife

Amit Hooda with his wife


Pro Kabaddi League

Amit Hooda made his debut in the Pro Kabaddi League during Season 2, playing as a substitute for the Patna Pirates. Since then, he has become an experienced player in the league and has represented three different teams. He initially played for the Patna Pirates in the first two seasons of the PKL. Later, he was a part of the Jaipur Pink Panthers in Season 4. However, for Seasons 5 and 6, he joined the Tamil Thalaivas, becoming their highest-paid player with a contract worth Rs 69.3 lakhs. After that, he returned to the Jaipur Pink Panthers for Season 7, signing a contract for 53 lakhs rupees.

Amit Hooda in PKL

Amit Hooda in PKL

Throughout his PKL journey, Amit Hooda has shown impressive defensive skills. In Season 5, he delivered a remarkable performance, securing 61 tackle points, ranking seventh among all players. He also finished second in the defender’s table with 51 tackle points. Notably, his contributions were instrumental in Patna Pirates’ title-winning campaign in Season 3.

As of the end of Season 6, Amit was featured in 72 matches in the PKL. He achieved a total of 202 points, which consists of 9 raid points and 193 tackle points. Season 7 saw him forming a solid defensive duo with Sandeep Dhull for the Jaipur Pink Panthers. His stats include 15 super tackles and 9 high 5s with an average of 2.46 tackle points per match, making him one of the most reliable defenders in the league. While Amit Hooda’s performance in Season 4 with Jaipur Pink Panthers was consistent and appreciated, his time with Tamil Thalaivas in Season 6 saw a dip in form. Nevertheless, he received recognition for his defensive skills during Season 3, even though he was often used as a substitute.

In Season 7, Amit and the Jaipur Pink Panthers faced challenges, with the team failing to qualify, and their defense struggled during the latter half of the season. Amit himself scored 44 points at an average of 2.5 points per match. Additionally, he missed some matches due to injury, which affected the team’s left and right corner defense combination.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

Amit Hooda enjoyed the sweet taste of success when he was a part of the Patna Pirates during the first half of 2016 and became a champion of the Pro Kabaddi League. With an impressive tally of 51 tackle points, he secured the position of being the second most successful defender that season.

Amit Hooda with Gold Medal

Amit Hooda with his gold medal


In the following PKL Auctions, Amit Hooda was sold/retained at high figures.

  • Pro Kabaddi Season 9 – Dabang Delhi KC – 10.00 L – SOLD
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 8 – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 28.00 L – RETAINED
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 7 – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 53.00 L – SOLD
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 6 – Tamil Thalaivas – 69.30 L – RETAINED
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 5 – Tamil Thalaivas – 63.00 L – SOLD
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 4 – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 23.00 L – SOLD

Total Amount: Rs. 2,46,30,000


  • His passion for kabaddi started to grow from the young age of 10.
  • Apart from his sporting pursuits, Amit has also been working with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) since 2016.
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