Girish Maruti Ernak Biography | Lifestyle, Stats and more

Girish Maruti Ernak Bio & Stats

Girish is an Indian kabaddi player who currently represents Gujarat Fortune Giants in the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League. He is well-known for his dashing appearance. In season 5 of the PKL, Girish spearheaded the Puneri Paltan defense and helped India win gold in the 2018 Kabaddi Masters in Dubai. Let’s deep dive into Girish Maruti Ernak Biography.

Dossier

NameGirish Maruti Ernak
NicknameGirish
ProfessionKabaddi Player
RoleRaider
Date of Birth22/12/1990
Age (As in 2022)32
NationalityIndian
Hometown/VillageKalyan, Maharashtra 
Pro Kabaddi Debut2014
Team’s PlayedPatna Pirates / Bengal Warriors / Puneri Paltan / Gujarat Giants
Favorite Signature MoveDash
Jersey Number#8
Government JobWorks at BPCL
Father’s nameMaruti Ernak
Marital StatusMarried
Wife nameChetna Ernak
Marriage Date05/02/2018
Educational Qualification12th
Zodiac SignCapricorn
ReligionHinduism
CasteUnknown
HobbiesGyming, Swimming, Travelling
Height5’7”
Weight75 kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Chest42 Inches
Waist32 Inches
Net Worth (2022)5-6 crore Approximately

Early Life and Family Background

Girish was born on December 22, 1992, into a middle-class family in Kalyan, Thane district, Mumbai, India. He had no intention of making a full-time career out of any sport, but he prepared for it on the advice of his school’s sports coach because of his well-kept physique. His defense skills astounded everyone, and he quickly rose to prominence in his school. He mastered the sport in a short period, but he struggled financially to get trained with the proper equipment and eat a balanced diet.

Girish Maruti Ernak wife and daughter photo

Adulthood

To pay for kabaddi, he started selling newspapers and working in low-wage jobs. By practicing every day, he represented his school in inter-school and district competitions. He got chosen for Maharashtra’s senior kabaddi team after a few years. After being picked to the Patna Pirates team for the first PKL season, he rose to fame.

Influences/Challenges

In the initial days, Girish faced a lot of financial issues to get trained properly with the required equipment.

Kabaddi Career

  • Girish was purchased by Patna Pirates for the first season of the PKL after his impressive performance at the nationals, and he remained with the team throughout the season.
  • In 12 games as a beginner, he had 23 tackle points and 1 Super Tackle.
  • In the second season, he had 27 tackle points in 13 games for the Pirates.
  • Girish was released by the Pirates and signed by the Bengal Warriors for the third and fourth PKL seasons. In his first season with the Warriors, he had 33 tackle points and three high fives in 11 games.
  • He made 25 tackle points and two Super Tackles in a 12-game stretch in the 4th season.
  • He joined Puneri Paltan in the fifth season to help lead the team’s defense scoring and continued with them until the seventh PKL season.
  • He collected 161 points in 58 games for Pune Paltan over three seasons, with 10 Super Tackles.
  • He played the season 2021 for Gujarat Fortune Giants. 

Girish Maruti Ernak photo with troffy

Pro Kabaddi Stats

SeasonMatchesRaid PointsSuper RaidsTackle PointsSuper TacklesTotal Points
Season 1122023125
Season 2130027127
Season 3111033034
Season 4120025225
Season 5215164369
Season 6201056457
Season 717133
Season 819146

Achievements and Awards

  • 65th Senior Nationals for Maharashtra.
  • 2nd most High 5 scorer in PKL 5th season.

Some Lesser Known Facts

  • Girish was born and brought up in Kalyan, Maharashtra.
  • He started his career with Patna Pirates and played for them for the first two seasons.

Current Lifestyle

Ernak currently resides in Mumbai and his net worth is around 5-6 crore.

Social Media Handles

Instagram@girishernak

Conclusion

This is all about Girish Maruti Ernak Biography. We hope you have learned a lot about this personality by reading this post. We wish him an amazing career. Stay coordinated to this page for more updates.

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