Choi Sol-gyu - Updated May 2024

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Choi Sol-gyu

Choi Sol-gyu is a famous right-handed badminton player from South Korea. Choi Sol-gyu was also a member of the Korean national team that won the Sudirman Cup in 2017.

Early Life and Childhood

Choi Sol-gyu was born on August 5, 1995, in Seoul, South Korea. His full name is Choi Sol-gyu and he is 27 years as of 2023.

Similarly, he is South Korean by nationality and follows the Christian religion and his birth sign is Leo. He was raised in Seoul and has not shared any details about his parents and siblings.

Education

Regarding his educational background, he studied at Seoul Ahyun Elementary School in Seoul, South Korea. Later, he studied at Ahyeon Middle School. In addition, he also studied at Seoul Physical Education High School and Korea National Sports University.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, Choi is a famous South Korean right-handed badminton player. He was also a member of the Korean national team that won the Sudirman Cup in 2017. Currently, he plays for CHOI Solgyu/SEO Seungjae.

He is best known as a mixed doubles player, having won back-to-back Asian Junior Championships titles in 2012 and 2013. However, he was also successful as a junior in boys’ singles. In 2011, he won the under-17 tournament at the Surabaya Cup.

Similarly, in 2012 and 2013, he won the Malaysia International Youth Tournament. In addition, he also competed in the men’s doubles with Seo Seung-Jae at the 2020 Summer Olympics. Moreover, Choi has played in the BWF International Challenge/Series, East Asian Games, and BWF World Junior Championships.

Similarly, Choi has also played in the Asian Junior Championships, BWF World Tour, and BWF Grand Prix.  In his career, he has won prize money of $216,626.

Furthermore, he is sponsored by Victor and his idol is LEE Yong Dae. Throughout his badminton career, he has played 596 matches (single and double combined) out of which he has won 390 and lost 206 matches.

Moreover, his highest ranking is 7 (MD with Seo Seung-Jae as of 19 November 2019) and 11 (XD with Chae Yoo-Jung as of 21 September 2017). Similarly, his current ranking is 11 (MD with Kim Won-ho), 144 (MD with Seo Seung-Jae), and 264 (XD with Shin Seung-chan) (as of 7 February 2023).

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Caption: Choi Sol-gyu in a badminton match. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Choi has constantly moved forward in his career and hasn’t endorsed a brand nor is he promoting or collaborating with any products or companies. Furthermore, we may see him associated with some famous brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

In 2011, he won a bronze medal at the BWF World Junior Championships with his partner Chae Yoo-Jung with a score of 18–21, 13–21. Similarly, in 2012 and 2013, he won a gold medal at the Asian Junior Championships with his partner Chae Yoo-Jung with a score of 21–11, 19–21, 21–13 and 17–21, 25–23, and 23–21 respectively.

In 2013, he won a bronze medal at the East Asian Games with his partner Chae Yoo-Jung with a score of 10–21, 15–21. Furthermore, he won 4 winning titles and 4 runners-up in the BWF World Tour.

Similarly, he won 4 winning titles and 6 runners-up in the BWF Grand Prix. Likewise, he won 4 winning titles and 1 runner-up in the BWF International Challenge/Series.

Also, in 2019, he won the Hong Kong Open tournament with his partner Seo Seung-Jae with a score of 13–21, 21–12, 21–13. In 2023, he won the German Open tournament with his partner Kim Won-ho with a score of 21–19, 18–21, 21–19.

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Caption: Choi Sol-gyu playing a badminton game. Source: Instagram

Choi Sol-gyu – Net Worth 2023

Choi Sol-has always been committed to his work and has an estimated net worth of around $890k and his annual salary is $55k. Moreover, he has worked hard since childhood to achieve this fame and is active in his career to raise his net worth.

Relationship Status

Choi may be single and not dating anyone right now and he hasn’t been married before and has no past relationships or previous engagements.

Moreover, he has no children and it is seen that he is happy being single at the moment, and there is no indication on his social media that he is in a relationship.

Scandal

Choi has always been concerned with his professional life and hasn’t been associated with rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the public and media and stays far away from situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Regarding his height, Choi is 5 Feet 11 inches tall and weighs 70kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 38-31-36 inches and has beautiful black eyes and hair. Likewise, his suitable dress size is 8, and his shoe size is 10.5(US).

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Caption: Choi Sol-gyu giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Choi Sol-Gyu – Social Media

Choi is very popular and active on Instagram has 41.5k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @solkyuchoi. His Facebook account is @ChoiSolGyuseonsu and he has 1k followers.