Rohit Sharma Height, Wife, Age, Family, Biography & More

Rohit Sharma Height, Wife, Age, Family, Biography & More

Full Name Rohit Gurunath Sharma
Nicknames Hitman, Ro, Shaana

Note:  Rohit claims that Yuvraj Singh gave him the moniker “Shaana”.

Profession Cricketer
Physical Stats or More
Height in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 31 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
International Debut ODI: June 23, 2007, Ireland against. Kolkata; Test: November 6, 2013, West Indies vs. Kolkata; T20: September 19, 2007, England vs. Durban
Jersey Number #45 (From India)
#45 (In IPL)
Domestic/State Team Mumbai, Mumbai Indians
Nature on field Calm
Likes to play against Pakistan, Australia
Favourite Shot Pull shot
Favourite Batting Drill Straight down the ground
Records (main ones) • 264 runs, the highest individual score in an ODI contest.
• The first player in ODI history to hit two double hundreds.
• AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle share the record for the most sixes in an ODI match (16).
• After Suresh Raina, this Indian player is the second to have 100 in all three forms (Test, ODI, and T20).
• The highest score (171 runs) in an ODI by a visiting batsman against Australia in Australia.
• After Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni, this Indian batsman became the third to reach 1,000 runs in one-day international cricket against Australia.
• In addition to breaking other milestones during the 2019 World Cup, such as the most World Cup centuries, he also finished as the tournament’s top run scorer (648 runs). In India’s final World Cup league encounter against Sri Lanka, he hit his fifth century, shattering Kumar Sangakkara’s record for the most centuries in a single World Cup. Along with Sachin Tendulkar, he also shared the record for the most hundreds (six total) in World Cups. In addition, he became just the fourth player from an international team to score more than 600 runs in a single World Cup, behind Sachin Tendulkar (India, 2003), Mathew Hayden (Australia, 2007), and Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh, 2019).
• On October 5, 2019, in a test match against South Africa, he made history by being the first batsman to score two hundreds in his opening innings.
• In T20I, a maximum score of fifty or more (30 times)
• At the 2023 Asia Cup, on September 12, 2023, Rohit became the second-fastest player to reach 10,000 ODI runs in a match against Sri Lanka. He was also the sixth Indian and the 15th player overall to reach 10,000 runs.
• During a match against Afghanistan at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, on October 11, 2023, Rohit broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record to record the most century in World Cup history.
• On October 14, 2023, at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, he became the third batter in history to hit 300 sixes in a single day of cricket.
Career Turning Point In the 2005 Deodhar Trophy, he amassed an undefeated 142 runs in 123 balls while playing for the West Zone against the North Zone in Udaipur.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 30 April 1987
Age (In 2023) 36 Years
Birthplace India’s Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra
Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
School Junior College and Swami Vivekanand International School, Mumbai
Mumbai’s Our Lady of Vailankanni High School
College Did not attend
Educational Qualifications 12th standard
Family Father– Gurunath Sharma (Maintained a warehouse for a transportation company)
Mother– Purnima Sharma

Sister– N/A
Brother– Vishal Sharma (Younger)
Coach/Mentor Dinesh Lad
Religion Hinduism
Address A four-bedroom flat in Worli, Mumbai’s Ahuja Towers

Hobbies Seeing films, taking trips, playing video games and table tennis
Controversies • Aleem Dar, the Pakistani umpire, ruled that Rubel Hossain’s full-toss that took out Rohit Sharma in the World Cup quarterfinal match between India and Bangladesh was a waist-high ‘no-ball’. TV replays, however, revealed that it was indeed a close call that could have gone either way. The very following day, Mustafa Kamal, the president of the International Criminal Court, criticized “poor umpiring.” However, the ICC asserted that the umpire’s ruling should be honored because it was a 50/50 call.

• The Pune traffic police fined Rohit Sharma three times in October 2023 for exceeding the speed limit on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. Rohit Sharma reportedly exceeded the 200 kmph speed limit while operating a vehicle and occasionally got as high as 215 kmph.
Cricketers Batsmans : Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag
Bowlers: Harbhajan Singh
Food Eggs, Aloo Parantha, and Chinese food
Actors Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan
Actresses Blake Lively, Megan Fox, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, and Kareena Kapoor
Films Bollywood: Hera Pheri, Veer-Zara, Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander, and Border
Hollywood: The Avengers, Iron Man, The Dark Night Rises
Directors James Cameron, Imtiaz Ali, Priyadarshan, and David Dhawan
Songs Drake’s Started From The Bottom, Tere Liye Hum Hai Jiye from the 2004 film Veer-Zaara
Car Aston Martin
Hotel Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius
Travel Destination New York
Girls, Family, or More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Sofia Hayat (Actress)

Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)
Wife/Spouse Ritika Sajdeh (manager of sports, since 2015)

Marriage Date 13 December 2015
Children Daughter– Samaira (born in 2018)

Son– None
Style Quotient
Cars Collection M5 Series BMW, Urus Lamborghini
Money Factor
Salary (In 2023) RETAINER FEE: 3.2 crore (PKR)
TEST FEE: 45 lakh (PKR)
ODI FEE: 18 lakh (PKR)
T20 FEE: 9 lakh (PKR)
Net Worth 661crore (PKR)

Some Un-Known Facts About Rohit Sharma

  • Does Rohit Sharma Smoke?: No he doesn’t smokes
  • Does Rohit Sharma drink alcohol?: Never drinks
  • Telugu is the mother tongue of Rohit.
  • Rohit Sharma, an Indian cricketer, he is known for his elegant batting style, prolific run-scoring, and remarkable captaincy skills in cricket.
  • He was born in Nagpur, and his family relocated to the outskirts of Mumbai when he was one and a half years old, to Dombivali.

  • Due to his family’s poor financial situation, he was transferred to live with his grandparents in Borivali, where he took up the game of “Galli Cricket.”
  • During his summer break, when he was eleven years old and in the sixth standard, he joined a local cricket club in Borivali, a suburb of Mumbai, but he bowled off-spin instead of hitting because there were too many batsmen.
  • Dinesh Lad, the school coach, initially saw his talent in 1999 when he claimed a few vital wickets in a 10-over under-12 competition.


  • He used to bat as a tailender at No. 8 or 9, but his coach moved him up the batting order in the nets after noticing his talent. Additionally, he opened in a “Giles Shield” interschool tournament game for the first time, scoring a career-altering 120 or so runs.
  • He once claimed that batting against Brett Lee is difficult for him.
  • In 2009, he dismissed Abhishek Nayar, Harbhajan Singh, and Saurabh Tiwary to earn an IPL hat-trick for the Deccan Chargers against the Mumbai Indians in Centurion, South Africa.
  • As a devoted follower of Lord Ganesha, he first goes to the Siddhivinayak Temple before embarking on any excursion.
  • To meet Virender Sehwag, he once skipped school.
  • He loves the Real Madrid Football Club very much.
  • He enjoys napping a lot.
    Rohit Sharma While Sleeping
  • He would have been a real estate developer if he hadn’t been a cricket player.
  • Former Indian fast bowler “Shaana” was the one who gave him the moniker.
  • He received the ICC’s “2019 ODI Cricketer of the Year” award in January 2020.
  • Rohit Sharma claims that social media may be time- and energy-consuming as well as distracting. He stated in an interview that he doesn’t have any social media applications installed on his phone. Additionally, he disclosed that his spouse takes care of creating promotional content on his behalf.
  • To get more information about Rohit’s Gujrat team click on this link.

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