Zhao Junpeng

Zhao Junpeng - Updated Jan 2023

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Birthday
Birthplace
Nanchang, China
Birth Sign
Aquarius

Birthday
Birthplace
Nanchang, China

Zhao Junpeng is a badminton player from China. Zhao Junpeng finished second in the men’s singles event at the China International Challenge tournament in 2016 and 2017.

Early Life and Childhood

Zhao Junpeng was born on February 2, 1996, in Nanchang, China his age is 26 years old as of 2022 and Junpeng is a naturalized Chinese citizen who practices Buddhism.

Similarly, his birth sign is Aquarius currently, he is living in Nanchang. However, there is no information available regarding Junpeng’s parents and siblings.

Junpeng may not want to share information about his family to keep them out of the spotlight. We hope Junpeng will provide more information about his family to the media.

Education

Talking about his educational background, there is no information available regarding Junpeng’s schools, colleges, and academics. Junpeng might have done his schooling at a community school in Nanchang.

Later, Junpeng might have skipped college as he started to play badminton at an early age to pursue his professional career.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding his career, Junpeng started playing badminton at an early age and he is a Chinese left-handed badminton player. Moreover, Junpeng has played both BWF International Challenge(which is a grade 3 and level 1 tournament) and BWF International Series(which is a grade 3 and level 2 tournament).

Similarly, Junpeng has played the BWF World Championships, BWF World Junior Championships, Asian Junior Championships, BWF World Tour, and BWF Grand Prix( It is a badminton tournament series sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007, with two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold).

Moreover, Zhao Junpeng represented China in the men’s singles event of the World Youth Badminton Championships in 2013, reaching the semi-finals before losing to Chinese Taipei’s Wang Ziwei. Zhao Junpeng competed in the World Youth Badminton Championships men’s singles event again in 2014.

He also made it to the semi-finals before losing to his teammate Lin Guipure. For two years in a row, he finished third in the men’s singles at the World Youth Championship. Zhao Junpeng won the men’s singles title at the National Badminton Championships in 2016.

Zhao Junpeng

Caption: Zhao Junpeng playing a badminton match. Source: China Daily

However, Junpeng lost 1-2 to Indian player Lakshya Sen in the men’s singles quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships in Huelva, Spain, on December 17, 2021. Zhao Junpeng advanced to the top 16 of the 2022 Thailand Badminton Open after defeating Momota Kento 2-0 (21-8, 21-11) in straight sets on May 18, 2022.

More about Junpeng’s career

On June 19, 2022, the 2022 BWF World Tour Indonesia Open concluded the men’s singles final, with Zhao Junpeng finishing second after losing two games to Axelson 9-21, 10-21.

Throughout his badminton career, he has played 195 matches (single and double combined) out of which she has won 126 and lost 69 matches. Moreover, his highest ranking was 18 (4 October 2022) and his current ranking is 18 (4 October 2022)

Brand Endorsements

Junpeng has not endorsed any brand, nor has he promoted anything, nor has he been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nomination

Zhao Junpeng won his first senior international title at the 2016 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold, where he defeated Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien-Chen in straight games. Similarly, Junpeng has won 4 golden Bronze in BWF World Championships, BWF World Junior Championships, and Asian Junior Championships.

Also, from 2016-2022 Junpeng won 1 winning title and 3 runner-up titles in BWF World Tour, BWF Grand Prix, and BWF International Challenge/Series.

Zhao Junpeng – Net Worth 2023

Junpeng is a Chinese professional badminton player who has earned a considerable income from his work. Kane’s estimated net worth is around $1.5 million. Also, Junpeng’s annual salary is $200k per year and his source of income is mainly his badminton profession.

Zhao Junpeng

Caption: Zhao Junpeng practicing before a match. Source: Bola Sport

Relationship Status

Zhao Junpeng may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Junpeng hasn’t been married before and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements. Moreover, Junpeng has no children and it is seen that Junpeng is quite happy being single at the moment.

Scandal

Junpeng hasn’t been associated with any sort of rumors or controversies. Also, Junpeng always avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage his professional badminton career.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height Junpeng is 5 Feet 1 inch tall and weighs 70kg. Moreover, Junpeng’s eyes and hair color both are black. Also, Junpeng’s shoe size is 11(US).

Zhao Junpeng

Caption: Zhao Junpeng in a badminton court. Source: Wikipedia

Zhao Junpeng – Social Media

Junpeng is not active on social media. Junpeng likes to be present and keep his personal life private, hence he does not use any social networking sites.