Soumyajit Ghosh Biography: Age, Height, Personal Life, Professional Life, Achievements, Controversies, Facts & Net Worth

Soumyajit Ghosh Biography- Soumyajit Ghosh is an Indian Table Tennis player who made it into the headlines after he defeated Sharath Kamal at the 74th National Table Tennis Championships at just 19 years of age. He was also the youngest Indian player to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.


Father- Hari Sankar Ghosh
Mother- Mina Ghosh

Achanta Soumyajit Ghosh was born on 10th May 1993 in Siliguri, West Bengal. He belonged to a middle-class family with his father Hari Shankar Ghosh working in the local municipal corporation. His mother Mina Ghosh is a homemaker. He is the lone child in the family. He chose table tennis for his career at a young age. So he started taking table tennis lessons from a young age only. His father got him enrolled in the Siliguri Table Tennis academy when he was just 5 years of age. Since then he never looked back as he went on to live his passion.

Tulika Dutta

Soumyajit Ghosh got married to a girl named Tulika Dutta who accused him of rape in 2018. He lives in Kolkata along with his family. He has had a rough personal life as he has been accused of domestic abuse. For that, he was placed under the provisional suspension and dropped from the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games in 2018.


Bhawani Mukherjee, Peter Karlsson 
Playing Style-
Right Handed

Soumyajit Ghosh’s budding talent was acknowledged by Bhawani Mukherjee at the NIS base in Patia where he used to train. He was soon taken care of as he started training under him. If not in India, Soumyajit trains under  Peter Karlsson in Falkenberg, Sweden. He is India’s no. Paddler as per International rankings.

  • Soumyajit Ghosh started off his career in 2008 when he participated in Junior Commonwealth Games. There he grabbed the attention of Bhawana Mukherjee as he won the Silver medal in the competition. 
  • In 2010, Ghosh won mixed doubles bronze medal at the World Junior Championships in Bahrain. He was also exceptional when the national team clinched the bronze medal in the World Junior Championships in 2011.
  • He was a part of the team that won the Asian Junior Championships in 2011.
  • Youngest national champion at the age of 19 Won gold at the World Championship in 2016 Won two gold, three silver, and one bronze medal in Commonwealth Championships in 2013 and 2015
  • In 2013, Ghosh created history by becoming the youngest national champion ever by beating six-time champion Sharath Kamal in the finals of the 74th National Table Tennis Championships. He then went on to win many singles events, one of them being the Under-21 category title in Santos, Brazil.
  • In 2014 Soumyajit won the gold medal in mixed doubles and men’s team event as well as a silver and bronze in men’s singles and doubles respectively at Lusofonia Games.
  • In 2015, he reached round 64 of the World Table Tennis Championship by beating Quadri Aruna.
  • Soumyajit Ghosh qualified for the Rio Olympics in 2016 However, he made a first-round.  exit in the men’s individual event.
  • In 2017, he won the ITTF Challenge Seamaster Chile Open singles event, by beating compatriot Anthony Amalraj in the final. He became the third Indian to win an ITTF event.



Date of Birth- 10 May 1993
Age (as of 2019)- 26 years old
Gender- Male
Birthplace- Siliguri, India
Complexion- Fair
Zodiac sign- Taurus
Nationality- Indian
Residence- Kolkata, India
School- Not Known
College- Not known
Occupation-  Table Tennis
Event- Men’s Singles &  Doubles
Marital Status- Married
Net worth- $2-3 Million (Estimated)
Qualification- Graduated
Religion- Hinduism
Ethnicity- Not Known
Sexual Orientation- Straight
Relationship/Affairs- Tulika Dutta
Food Habit- Non-vegetarian
Tattoo – NO
Smoking-  NO


Height- 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight (approx.) – 152.1 lbs (69 kg)
Eye Color- Dark Brown
Hair Color- Black
Chest- 42 inches
Waist- 34 inches
Biceps- 14 inch
Shoe Size- 9 (US)


  • Soumyajit became the youngest Indian player to qualify for the 2012 Olympic games and was India’s only entry in the men’s category.
  • He defeated Sharath Kamal at the 74th National Table Tennis Championships when he was 19 years old and made a national record.


He was accused of sexual harassment and rape by an 18 years old girl of Barasat, Kolkata due to which he was banned by the Table Tennis Federation of India. A case was registered under the POSCO Act as the girl was a minor during the period she claimed she was raped by the player. However, Soumyajit rubbished all the claims but his ban was still not lifted and he couldn’t play in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. He also missed out on Asian Games squads too. Again in 2019, his wife Tulika Dutta filed an FIR against him and the family for physical and mental torture.


Twitter: @Im_SGhosh


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