Deep Grace Ekka is an Indian Hockey Player, who is born in a Small Village of Odisha, India. She is the Vice-Captain of Indian Women’s Hockey team, playing Defender position. She Played For Second Time in Olympics held in 2021 in Tokyo.
Deep Grace Ekka Biography
|Full Name||Deep Grace Ekka|
|Born||3 June, 1994|
|Age||27 as in 2021|
|Born Place||Odisha, India|
|Height (approx)||158 cm|
|Weight (approx)||63 Kg|
Deep Grace Ekka Early Life
Deep Grace Ekka Early Life is seen to be very inspiring and motivating. She was born to tribal farmer’s Family in a Remote village of Odisha, named Lulkidihi-Bahamnibahal of Sundargarh District’s. She Belonged to a Sports Background. In Family her Father, Uncle and elder brother were all Players, who all played in Local Matches in the District.
She Started Playing Hockey in very early age and used to play in school. During (2005-2006) She was Couched by Tej Kumar Xess. During her School Days, there was selection of Hockey and was selected to join the SAI-SAG center of Sports Authority, India. Here, she was Couched by Lucela Ekka and Saroj Mohanty and then she appeared for State Level Competition’s in her early age of Just 13 only.
However, When she used to played, she was criticized by her Neighbours. People’s near her Village also demotivated her as girl playing hockey is not suitable for them. But, She Never losed hope and dedication towards her passion.
Further, She got an Opportunity to Play for National Games in Ranchi, 2011 were she was selected for Junior National Camp For the Junior Asia Cup in Bangkok.
Deep Grace Ekka Family
Father’s Name: Deep Grace Ekka Father’s Name is Charles Ekka.
Mother’s Name: Deep Grace Ekka Mother’s Name is Jayamani Ekka.
Deep Grace Ekka Net Worth
Deep Grace Ekka Estimated Net Worth in 2021 is approximately about to be around $1 Million – $5 Million.
Some Facts About Deep Grace Ekka
- Deep Grace Ekka has 150 international Caps and has Scored 3 International Goals.
- She is known to be one of the Successful Hockey players.
- In Past 2011, She appeared for National Game in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
- Deep Grace Ekka was selected For Rio Olympics Brazil in 2016.
- She Wanted to play as Goalkeeper as she practiced with his brother in her Village but played for Defender in Hockey.