Nikhat Zareen Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Education, Biography

Nikhat Zareen Quick Information
height 5 feet 4 inches
weight 51 kg
Date of birth 14 June 1996
Zodiac sign Gemini
eye color dark brown

Nikhat Zareen is an Indian amateur boxer who created history in May 2022, when she became only the 5th Indian boxer (after Mary Kom, Laishram Sarita Devi, Jenny RL and Lekh Casey) to win a ‘gold’ medal. IBA (International Boxing Federation) Women’s World Boxing Championships Held in Istanbul, Turkey. She became only the second Indian boxer after Mary Kom to achieve the feat at an event held outside India, who did so with 4 of her 6 such ‘gold’ medals. In this event, competing in the 52 kg category, Nikhat won all their matches (round of 32, round of 16, quarter-final, semi-final and final) 5–0 by consensus. Apart from this win, he had bagged the ‘Bronze’ medal in Bangkok 2019 Asian Amateur Boxing Championships as well as 2 India Open International Boxing Tournament Held in Guwahati in May 2019.

name at birth

Nikhat Zareen

nick name


Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in October 2021
Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in October 2021 (Nikhat Zareen / Instagram)

Sun sign


birth place

Nizamabad, Telangana, India


Hyderabad, Telangana, India




Nikhat had attended Nirmala Hriday Girls High School In his hometown Nizamabad. After his high school graduation, he did a . chased after Bachelor of arts (BA) at degree Andhra Vidyalaya College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Hyderabad.


amateur boxer

Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in June 2021
Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in June 2021 (Nikhat Zareen / Instagram)


  • father – Mohd Jameel Ahmed (Former Sales Officer)
  • Mother – Parveen Sultana
  • siblings Anjum Minaz (Sister). He has 2 more sisters.
  • other Shamsuddin (Uncle) (Boxing Coach)


He is represented by Baseline Ventures, Sports Marketing, Entertainment & Brand Licensing Company, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

weight class





5 feet 4 inches or 162.5 cm


51 kg or 112.5 lbs

Caste / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in February 2022
Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in February 2022 (Nikhat Zareen / Instagram)

hair color


eye color

dark brown

sexual orientation


special features

  • toned physique
  • center parted, shoulder length, straight hair
  • friendly smile
  • radiant face



brand advertising

Nikhat had signed a brand endorsement deal with the sports goods manufacturing giant in 2018 adidas,

she has also been sponsored by Welspun GroupAn Indian multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai, whose main industries are steel, energy and textiles.

Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in September 2021
Nikhat Zareen as seen in an Instagram post in September 2021 (Nikhat Zareen / Instagram)

Nikhat Zareen Facts

  1. Nikhat was introduced to the sport of boxing by his father as a teenager and trained under him for almost a year. During this phase, due to her Muslim background, she was often taunted by friends, relatives and community members as she trained, as boxers do, in shorts. Thankfully his father did not succumb to this socio-religious pressure and continued to support his sporting dreams.
  2. In 2009, he was included in Sports Authority of IndiaThe apex national sports body of India, established in 1982 by Youth concerns and ministry of sports of the Government of India. She, later in her career, was also supported by Top most (Target Olympic Podium Plan) Program of this authority.
  3. She first came into limelight in 2011, when she won the ‘gold’ medal in the flyweight division International Boxing Federation (Amateur) Women’s Youth and Junior World Championships Held in Antalya, Turkey.
  4. In 2014, he won the ‘Silver’ medal Youth World Boxing Championship Held in Bulgaria and ‘Gold’ medal Third Nations Cup International Boxing Tournament Held in Novi Sad, Serbia. A year later, she won the ‘gold’ medal in the 16th Senior Women’s National Boxing Championship Held in the state of Assam
  5. In 2019, she won the ‘Silver’ medal Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament Held in Bangkok as well as S. ‘Gold’ medal inTrandja Memorial Boxing Tournament Held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
  6. In the 2022 edition of the latter tournament, she won the ‘gold’ medal by defeating Tetyana Kob of Ukraine 3 times. European Championship medalist, by a margin of 4-1. In the semi-finals, she defeated Bas Naz akıroğlu, the ‘silver’ medalist in 2020. Tokyo Olympics,
  7. Like many players in India, especially non-cricketers, he has worked a part-time/formal desk job facilitated by an Indian government (state or centre). He has worked as a General Banking Officer in the Regional Office of Hyderabad bank of indiaAn Indian nationalized bank.

Featured image by Nikhat Zareen / Instagram