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Karun Nair Career, Wife, and Net Worth

by Vina Singh
Karun Nair

Rising Indian Cricketer Karun Nair is a talented right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who currently plays for Kolkata Knight Riders of the IPL franchise.

Nair is the youngest Indian batsman who slammed a triple century in a test match. Also, he is the third international player to convert his maiden century into a triple century.

Similarly, Karun is also considered one of the tragic heroes of Indian cricket. Nair has made several records and won multiple awards throughout his professional career.

Karun Nair Kissing Helmet

Karun Nair Kissing Helmet

In this article, we will discuss everything about Karun Nair, including his career, early life, net worth, and social media presence.

Before getting started, let us begin with his quick facts.

Quick Facts: Karun Nair

Celebrated Name Karun Nair
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name Kulla
Birth Name Karun Kaladharan Nair
Date of Birth 6 December 1991
Gender Male
Profession Cricket player
Place of Birth Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Asian
Horoscope Sagittarius
Marital Status Married
Spouse Sananya Tankariwala
Children None
Father Kaladharan Nair
Mother Prema Nair
Siblings Shruti Nair
Religion Hinduism
Height 5 Feet 6 inches, i.e., 168 cm
Weight 67kg, i.e., 148 pounds
Body Type Athletic
Jersey Number 69
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Net Worth INR 10 Crores
Education The Frank Anthony Public School, Jain University
Active Since 2012-Present
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
Last Update 2021

Early Life and Family of Karun Nair

Karun Nair, an Indian Cricketer, was born on the 6th of December, 1991, in the beautiful location of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.

Nair was born in a Hindu family with Asian ethnic groups holding the nationality of India. Similarly, he was born to his father, Kaladharan Nair, and his mother, Prema Nair.

His mother tongue is Malayalam, and his father is a mechanical engineer. Likewise, his mother is a teacher at Chinmaya Vidyalaya. So Karun grew up along with his parents and an elder sister, Shruthi Nair.

Nair was born premature, and the doctor advised his parents to introduce their son to sports as part of treatment for his weak lungs.

Talking about his education, Karun went to Chinmaya Vidyalaya and switched to the Frank Anthony Public School after fourth grade.

Since his school life, Nair began playing cricket as he joined Koramangala Cricket Academy on 28th March 2001. Later, he joined Jain University in Bangalore to study BCom (Hons). 

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How old is Karun Nair? Age and Body Measurements

Talented Indian Cricketer Karun Nair is currently living in his 30th year of age along with his beautiful wife.

Nair celebrates his annual birthday on the 6th of December and falls under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. It represents his personality as generous, idealistic, and a person with a great sense of humor.

Similarly, moving towards his physical appearance, Nair stands tall with an average body height of 5 Feet 6 inches, i.e., 168 cm.

Likewise, he weighs around 67kg, i.e., 148 pounds having a slim and athletic body type.

Furthermore, this athletic has a body measurement of 38-31-12 inches representing his chest size, waist size, and bicep size respectively.

In addition, this Indian Cricketer is blessed with a pair of black eyes and black hair color.

Professional Career

Domestic Career

Karun Nair began his professional cricket career in the 2013-14 season in the Ranji Trophy for Karnataka. Nair scored three consecutive centuries in the tournament leading Karnataka to the victory.

Similarly, Karnataka again lifted the Ranji Trophy in the following year, where Nair alone made 709 runs in ten matches. With that, Nair became the second player to score a triple century in a Ranji final since 1946-47.

Indian Batsman, Karun Nair

Indian Batsman, Karun Nair

Similarly, in October 2018, Nair was selected for the 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy in India A’s squad. Likewise, during the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy, Nair was one of the eight-player to watch.

Also, the following year, Karun was named in the India Red team’s squad for the 2019-20 Duleep Trophy. Likewise, this Indian Cricketer in February 2021 was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL auction of the Indian Premier League.

International Career

This Cricketer made his International cricket career on June 11, 2016, against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club in his One Day International match.

Also, he then made his Test debut on November 26, 2016, against England at Mohali. Nair made an impressive score with 303 not out at the final match of M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.

Similarly, Karun made a triple century becoming the quickest batsman to a maiden triple-hundred in Test Cricket history.

Likewise, during the test match against England in 2016, he made another triple century at Chennai. With that, Nair became the second Indian Cricketer to score a triple century after Virender Shewag.

Also, Nair was named as the player of the match and led the team India to the victory making 75 runs.

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Personal Life of Karun Nair

One of the current rising Indian cricketers, Karun Nair, is currently living a happy married life along with his beautiful wife, Sanaya Tankariwala.

The couple dated for a long time until they announced their engagement on June 29, 2019, through the media professional.

Karun Nair with his Wife

Karun Nair with his Wife, Sanaya Tankariwala

Likewise, the following year on January 19, 2020, they shared their vows and tied knots in a private ceremony at Udaipur, Rajasthan, in the presence of their close friends and family.

How much is Karun Nair’s Net Worth?

Karun Nair, as of now is having a great career making an impressive amount of money from both of his domestic as well as international careers.

Likewise, as of 2021, the total estimated net worth of Karun Nair is around INR 10 crores which is an impressive amount of net worth.

Surely, Nair makes his maximum income from his cricket career while he also makes more from his several brand endorsement deals and sponsorships.

Karun made eight lakhs in his first and second seasons with RCB during IPL. After that, in 2014, he was bought by Rajasthan Royal with a massive 75 Lakhs.

Likewise, as of 2021 IPL, Karun was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for 50 Lakhs. Therefore, this Indian Cricketer is currently having a happy life along with his wife.

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Social Media Presence

Karun Nair is an active social media user who is available on several social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook,

Nair has got a huge fan following all over India and also outside the nation. Similarly, this Cricketer is equally active on all of his social platforms as Nair frequently posts pictures of himself on those platforms.

Karun Nair with Trophy

Karun Nair with Trophy

Likewise, he has got a massive 418.2K followers on his Twitter account, 414K followers on his Instagram account, and 623K followers on his Facebook account.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Karun Nair Married?

Yes, Karun Nair is married to his girlfriend, Sanaya Tankariwala on 19th of January 2020, at Hotel Fateh Grah Udaipur.

When did Karun Nair score a triple century?

Karun Nair scored a triple century in his third test match against England in 2016.

What happened to Nair in 2017?

Nair was not selected in the squad of India national team during the test match against Australia. Also, he didn’t score any century in any format in 2017.

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