Ben Stokes Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, wife, Bio

Celebrity NameBen Stokes
Rеаl Nаmе/Full Nаmе:Benjamin Andrew Stokes
Date of Birth:4th June 1991 (age 29 years)
Place of Birth:Christchurch, New Zealand
Nationality: English
Height:6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight:165 lbs (78 kg)
Wife/Spouse NameClare Ratcliffe (m. 2017)
Children:N/A
Marital Status:Married
Dating/Girlfriend:N/A
Bowling:Right-arm fast-medium
Occupation:English international cricketer
Salary:$2.1 million (2020)
Ben Stokes Net Worth$10 million
Education:Not Known
Playing Career:England‎ (2011–present)
Last Updated:2020

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Who is Ben Stokes ?

As of 2020. Ben Stokes Net Worth is $10 million, Born in New Zealand, Stokes moved to England when he was 12. His talent was evident from an early age.

Being an attacking left-handed batsman who can provide breakthroughs with the ball makes Stokes an indispensable player for any team he plays for.

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Early Life

English all-rounder Ben Stokes was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. His family members include his father, Gerard Stokes, a former rugby player and coach, while his mother, Deborah Stokes is a housewife.

At the age of 12, Stokes moved to England with his family because his father was appointed as the coach of the Workington Town rugby league club.

There he attended Cockermouth School to pursue his studies and played cricket for the Cockermouth Cricket Club.

Ben Stokes PersonalLife

Ben Stokes got engaged to her long-time girlfriend, Clare Ratcliffe in the year 2013. The couple finally tied the knots in East Brent, Somerset in October 2017. The couple was blessed with two children, son Andrew Arthur was born in October 2012, and daughter Libby Sophia was born in February 2015. Ben Stokes’s family consists of four members i.e., his two children, his wife and him.

Ben Stokes Career

Domestic Career

Stokes made his one-day debut in 2009 for Durham at The Oval. That year he also played in two youth tests against Bangladesh U19. Stokes was selected for the 2019 Under-19 World Cup. His first-class debut came against Marylebone Cricket Club. The same year he made his Championship debut for Durham against Essex.

He made his first first-class ton against Nottinghamshire. In January 2015, Ben Stokes joined Australia’s Big Bash League’s side Melbourne Renegades.

International Career

ODI Career

Stokes made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011. His next ODI series was against Indian. His injury during the series prevented him from bowling and he was picked as a batsman only. In 2012, Stokes didn’t play a single game for England cricket team due to injury, lack of form and other issues related to discipline. Stokes was again picked up for the ODI squad in the first ODI against West Indies in 2014.

Later that year, Stokes was part of the squad for the series against India. He was dropped after the two matches but was recalled for the final match of the series, in which he took 3 wickets in addition to making 33 runs. His performance with both the bat and ball improved in the ODI series against New Zealand in 2015. He helped his team win the series decider by taking 3 wickets for 52 runs.


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The next ODI series that Stokes played was against South Africa where he scored a half-century in the first and third match of the series. England continued his good form with the bat in the ODI series against Pakistan national cricket team. Stokes scored two fifties in the series against India in 2016-2017.

Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes’ impressive performance in the 2017 Champions Trophy saw him named a part of the ‘Team of the Tournament’. For his performances, he was named in the World ODI Xi by the ICC for 2017 and 2018. In April 2019 Ben Stokes was selected to represent England in the 2019 World Cup.

Stokes played a crucial role in making England the World Champions, especially in the final. Stokes scored 84 not out and help tied the match and then again batted in the Super Over where the score got tied again but England won on the boundary count rule. He was named in the Team of the Tournament by the ICC.

Test Career

Stokes made his Test debut against Australia in the second Test of the 2013-14 Ashes series. In England’s second innings of the third Test of the series, he made his maiden Test century, scoring 120 off 195 balls. Although England was whitewashed, Stokes showed strong all-round performance in the series scoring 279 runs and taking 15 wickets. The next major Test series for Stokes was against India national cricket team in 2014. His poor performance with the bat in the first two Tests saw him getting dropped from the team for the rest of the series.

Stokes was recalled to the side to tour the West Indies. Stokes performance in the tournament was nowhere near what was expected from him. Despite his poor performance, Stokes was retained in the tea for the Test series against New Zealand. In the second innings of the first Test of the series, Ben Stokes recorded the fastest ever Test century at Lord’s and second fastest by an England batsman. He took only 85 balls to reach the 100 run mark. Stokes was selected for the 2015 Ashes. His performance in the series was a mixed bag as England went on to win the series 3-2.


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The same year, Stokes was selected for the tour against Pakistan in the UAE. Stokes performed well in the first match of the series, scoring a half-century and taking four wickets. In the third and final match, he suffered a shoulder injury. Ben Stokes recovered fully from the injury and was selected for the tour against South Africa in 2015-16.

In the second match of the series, Stokes made 258 runs from 167 balls, his career-best performance in the Tests. It was also the second-fastest double century in the history of Test cricket. In the passage of this innings, he made a partnership of 399 runs with Jonny Bairstow for the sixth wicket, which was a new world record. Stokes took five wickets in both the third and the fourth match of the series.

Ben Stokes test career
Ben Stokes test career

In 2016, Stokes was selected for the Test series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Stokes picked up an injury in the first match of the series against Sri Lanka and was ruled out of the rest of the series. Stokes made a recovery and returned in action in the second Test against Pakistan. Following this series, he played against India in 2016-17. He scored a century in the first Test against India. ICC named him in the World Test XI for the years 2016 and 2017.

After performing splendidly in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Stokes once again proved his mettle in the 2019 Ashes. He played a crucial role in drawing the series 2-2 by scoring 135 not out while chasing a target of 359 runs to help England win the match from an almost certain loss.

T20I Career

Ben Stokes made his T20I debut against West Indies in 2011. He then played two matches in the Twenty20 series against New Zealand. Stokes punched a locker after a match against West Indies in 2014 which resulted in him getting ruled out of the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup. Stokes was the part of the squad for the one-off T20 match against New Zealand in 2015 where he scored 24 not out and took two wickets.

Stokes failed to impress in the two-match T20I series against South Africa in 2015-16. Stokes was selected for the 2016 ICC Twenty20 World Cup. Stoke was not very impactful in the initial stage of the tournament. Stokes bowled well in the semi-final against the Kiwis to take three wickets for 26 runs. In the last over of the final, Ben Stokes was given the ball to defend 19 runs. But he was hit for four consecutive sixes by Carlos Braithwaite and West Indies lifted the Cup.

After the heartbreaking World Cup, Stokes played in the one-off T20I against Pakistan and in the three-match T20I series against India.

IPL Career

Stokes was bought by the Rising Pune Supergiants for Rs 14.5 crore for the 2017 season. He made his maiden T20 century when he scored 103 not out against Gujarat Lions. In the 2017 season, Stokes was awarded the Man of The Match trophy a total of three times in 14 matches. Ben Stokes was the most expensive player in the 2018 IPL auction as he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 12.5 crores.

Awards and Achievements

  • Ben Stokes was awarded the man of the man in the final of the 2019 World Cup.
  • Stokes holds the record for the second-fastest Test double hundred in terms of balls faced.
  • Stokes scored the fastest 250 in Tests, scoring in just 196 balls in the second test against South Africa. He also set the record of being the first batsman to score the fastest 250 runs coming at sixth down.
  • He also holds the record for hitting the second-highest number of sixes in a Test Innings – 11 sixes.
  • Ben Stokes holds the record for the highest sixth-wicket partnership in a Test match. He stitched a 399 run partnership with Jonny Bairstow against South Africa.
  • Ben Stokes Achievements also includes being nominated for the New Zealander of the year.

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