This article will answer every question you have about Satnam Singh. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Singh do for a living?
- Who are Singh’s parents and siblings?
- What are Singh’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Singh married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Singh have any children?
- Where is Singh now?
- How tall is Singh?
- How much money does Singh earn?
- What is Singh’s net worth?
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Who is Satnam Singh?
Satnam Singh Bhamara is a professional Indian well-known wrestler and a former basketball player currently signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Thus he became the first Indian and Sikh player to be drafted into the NBA (National Basketball Player) when he was selected with the 52nd overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks. In his basketball career, he has played in the center position. Moreover, he played high school basketball at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
How Old Is Satnam Singh?
He is 26 years old as of June 2022, having been born on December 10, 1995, in Baloke, Punjab, India. Singh shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Adalia Rose (2006-2022), Raven-Symoné, Flynn Timothy Stocklin, Infiniti Bradley, Kendalle Sands, and many more.
Satnam Singh Family
Who are Satnam Singh’s Parents?
He was born to Balbir Singh Bhamara (Father) and Sukhwinder Kaur (Mother).
Does Satnam Singh have Siblings?
He has two siblings. A sister by the name Sarabjot Kaur and a brother by the name Beant Singh.
Satnam Singh Education
He received his education at IMG Academy from 2010 to 2015.
Satnam Singh Marital Status
He is currently dating his fiance Jyoti Banwait.
Satnam Singh Kids
He does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Satnam Singh Career
A High School Basketball Career
It was announced in early 2010 that the global sports marketing business IMG was partnering with Reliance Industries, the largest corporation in India, to form a new company known as IMG Reliance (IMGR). Singh then led the Punjab state youth team to a national championship in June 201o where he led the BFI to choose him to play at an NBA Basketball Without Borders camp in Singapore. Harish Sharma (the BFI’s head coach) had him play against members of the Indian national team and he managed to compete with them.
Sharma then recommended Singh for IMGR to consider him for a scholarship but at 14 years of age, he was too old. Nevertheless, he was later awarded a scholarship under the IMGR basketball training academy and shifted to Brandenton, Florida in September 2010. During the 2014-5 season, he averaged 9.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 2.2 blocks in less than 20 minutes per game for IMG, the No. 2 ranked team in the country. But due to his poor English and lack of American citizenship, he was ineligible for the National Collegiate AthleticAssociation (NCAA).
A Professional Basketball Career
Singh was announced in April 2015 as an early for the 2015 NBA draft. On June 25, 2015, at the draft, he was selected with the 52nd overall pick, by the Dallas Mavericks, becoming the first Indian-born player to be drafted into the NBA. Moreover, he became the first player since the 2005 draft to enter without playing in college, overseas professionally, or in the NBA Development League. His draft rights on July 8, 2019, were traded alongside two second-round picks to the Memphis Grizzlies in a sign and trade for Delon Wright.
A Career with the Texas Legends (2015-2017)
Singh joined the Mavericks in July 2015, for the 2015 NBA Summer League. He was then acquired by the Texas Legends on October 31, 2015, the D-League affiliate of the Mavericks. Therefore he made his professional debut on November 13, 2015, in a 104-82 loss to the Austin Spurs, recording four points, three rebounds, and one assist in nine minutes. Singh went on to have a season-best game on February 5, 2016, with six points and six rebounds in 22 minutes of action as a starter in a 136-80 loss to the Raptors 905.
During the 2015-16 season, he appeared in 19 games (2 starts) for the Legends where he averaged 1.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in 8 minutes per game. He was then re-acquired by the Legends on October 30, 2016. After playing for the Legends in the 2016-17 season, he joined the Dallas Mavericks for the 2017 NBA Summer League. Singh featured in a one-hour documentary on Netflix titled “One in a Billion” in January 2017. He then signed a contract with the UBA Pro Basketball League on November 3, 2017, in India. Then he took part in the UBA US Pro Performance Camp in January 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.
A Career with St. John’s Edge (2018-2019)
Singh signed with the St. John’s Edge of the National Basketball League of Canada on September 6, 2018.
A National Team Career
Besides playing at the club level, when he was 13 years old in the summer of 2009, he played for the Indian national under-16 basketball team at the 2009 FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship hosted by Johor Bahru, Malaysia. In the game, he averaged 1. 5 points as his team finished in 10th place. He then debuted for the senior Indian national team at the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship in Wuan, China. In the game, he averaged 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds for India. He then returned to his national team for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon. Singh was handed a two-year ban in 2020 by the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) disciplinary for failing a dope test.
A Professional Wrestling Career
Besides basketball, he also has a career in wrestling. In 2017, he had a workout at the WWE Performance Center. He was then signed by AEW All Elite Wrestling on September 23, 2021. On April 13, 2020, he made his television debut on the episode of AEW Dynamite where he attacked Samoa Joe and aligned himself with Jay Lethal and Sonjay Dutt.
Satnam Singh Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 7ft 2inches (2.18m) and a weight of 138kg (304lbs).
Satnam Singh’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $1.1 million and an approximate net worth of $5 million.