Heena Sidhu Biography: Age, Height, Personal Life, Physical Measurements, Controversies, Achievements & Net Worth

Heena Sidhu Biography: Heena Sidhu is an Indian Shooter who became the first-ever Indian pistol shooter to be ranked No. 1 in the International Shooting Sports Federation world rankings. In 2013, Sidhu became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal in an ISSF World Cup finals when she won the 10 metre air pistol event.

Father –
Rajbir Sidhu
Mother –
Rominder Kaur Sidhu
Brother –
Karanbir Sidhu
Heena was born on 29th August 1989, in the city of Ludhiana,Punjab. Her family includes her mother, father and her brother. Heena grew up in an environment surrounded by the shooters. Her father, Rajbir Sidhu was a National shooter while her uncle was a gunsmith and also customized guns. Her brother too took interest in shooting. She lived in a joint family who had been deeply influenced by her seniors in the family. In her childhood she along with her brother Karanbir used to get fascinated by their father’s guns. Later her brother Karanbir Sidhu took up the sport to become a professional shooter.  Sidhu completed her schooling from Yadavindra Public School, Patiala. She spent her childhood mostly in Punjab before moving to Mumbai permanently. 

Ronak Pandit
Marital status – Married
After completing her schooling, Sidhu took admission in a dental college to get her bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery. Heena got married to Ronak Pandit on 7th February, 2013. Ronak is also a professional pistol shooter and also coaches Heena Sidhu. After her marriage, Heena shifted to Mumbai and currently lives in Goregaon, Mumbai. She has a small family that comprises of her husband, herself and her two daughters.










Ronak Pandit (Husband)
Professional Debut- 2006 (Year)
Professional descriptive Qualities- She is right handed and right eye dominant.
Sidhu had a keen interest in shooting as she used to see her father practice when she was a child. She used to enjoy the sport a lot in her childhood and had never imagined of competing in Olympics one day. When she took up shooting as a professional sport, she opted for the most sophisticated and conventional weapon for shooting, rifle . But rifle required lots of maintenance and needed many things such as eyepiece, gas cylinders, heavy jackets, stiff trousers, heavy shoes, stands and many more. As a result she decided to take up pistol for the full time and never chose rifle since then. Sidhu started her professional shooting journey in 2006 when she participated in the national junior and senior teams. She was a member of Patiala club where she used to go and practice.  The next year saw her win Bronze Medal at Asian Championships, Kuwait, 2007. Heena received International recognition after she won her first International medal in the year 2009 at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing. She won the silver medal in that tournament. In the same year she won the first place in the women’s 10 m air pistol event at the national championship in Kerala. Her golden run continued as she won two silver and one gild medal in 2010 in Asian Games and Commonwealth games. She won the gold medal in shooting at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and a silver medal in Women’s 10m Air Pistol. She also won another Silver medal in shooting Asian Games that year. That was a turning point of her career as many people had started recognizing her for her success. Sidhu was a member of the Indian team to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She competed in the women’s 10 metre air pistol event In the 2014 Indian National Shooting trials, Sidhu won by 0.1 point over Rahi Sarnobat in the women’s air pistol event. Her list of successful stints is as follows:

  • Bronze medal- Shooting at the Asian Shooting Championship Kuwait 2007
  • Gold medal- Shooting at the 2008 South Asian Federation Shooting Championship (Finals SAF Record)
  • Gold medal- Shooting at the 2009 Munich Open Women’s 10m Air Pistol (Team)
  • Gold medal- Shooting at the 2009 Munich Open
  • Gold medal- Shooting at the Asian Shooting Championship
  • Silver medal- Shooting at the Polish Open Championship
  • Silver medal- Shooting at the 2010 Asian Games
  • Gold medal- Shooting at the 2012 Asian Championship Doha
  • Gold medal- Shooting at the 2012 Asian Championship Kuwait
  • Bronze medal- Shooting at the 2014 Asian Games – Women’s 25 metre pistol
  • Silver medal- Shooting at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Women’s 10m Air Pistol
  • Gold medal- Shooting at the 2010 Commonwealth Games – Shooting at the 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • Gold medal- 2013 ISSF World Cup Finals
  • Gold medal- 2017 at the Commonwealth shooting Championships – women’s 10 meter air pistol event.
  • Bronze Medal- 2018 at the Asian Games in Women’s 10 m air pistol event.

In 2016, Sidhu pulled out of the Asian Air Gun Championships in Tehran because Iran made the wearing of the hijab mandatory for female participants. Besides, the ace shooter also represented India at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the women’s 10 metre air pistol and the women’s 25 metre pistol events. She finished fourteenth in the women’s 10 metre air pistol and twentieth in the women’s 25 metre pistol qualifying rounds.

Heena Sidhu Personal Details & Physical Measurements:
Date of Birth- 29 August, 1989
Age (as of 2019)- 30 years old
Gender- Female
Birthplace- Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Nick name- Not Known
Race- Not Known
Zodiac sign- Virgo
Nationality- Indian
Hometown- Ludhiana, Punjab
Residence- Mumbai, India
School- Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
College- Gian Sagar Dental College.
Occupation-  Shooter
Event- 10 m Air Pistol, 25 m Air Pistol
Net worth- $100K-$1M (Approx.)
Qualification- B.D.S (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Religion- Sikhism
Ethnicity- Not Known
Sexual Orientation- Straight
Tattoo – NO
Smoking-  NO

Height- 5 feet 3 inches – 163 Cms (Approx.)
Weight (approx.) – 51 Kgs (Approx.)
Shoe Size- 8 (US)
Eye Color- Black
Hair Color- Black

Heena Sidhu is a recipient of Arjuna Award in honor of her success in various International shooting events. Heena was felicitated with the prestigious Arjuna Award along with 13 other athletes at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on the 28th of August 2014 by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India.

Heena Sidhu has achieved a lot from her shooting career. Besides, she is also a dental surgeon by profession too. She has an estimated net worth of around $1- 3 Millions. She lives in Goregaon and has her own house there.

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