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Rohit Sharma Career, Wife, Awards, and Net Worth

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Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is one of the renowned Indian Cricketer who has captained the team India in T20Is.

Also known as Hitman and Father of Daddy Hundreds, Sharma currently plays as the captain of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. 

This right-handed batsman also represents himself as the vice-captain of the Indian National Team in ODIs. 

Rohit Sharma, who plays the role of an opening batsman, has won several awards and made undefeated records in cricket history.

Indian Cricket Player, Rohit Sharma

Indian Cricket Player Rohit Sharma

Well, In this article, we will discuss everything about this great Cricketer, including his early life, career, awards, wife, and net worth.

Quick Facts: Rohit Sharma

Celebrated Name Rohit Sharma
Age 34 Years Old
Nick Name Hitman and Shanna
Birth Name Rohit Gurunath Sharma
Date of Birth April 30th, 1987
Gender Male
Profession Cricket player
Place of Birth Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Asian
Horoscope Taurus
Marital Status Married
Spouse Ritika Sajdeh
Children Samaira Sharma
Father Gurunath Sharma
Mother Purnima Sharma
Siblings Vishal Sharma
Religion Hinduism
Height 5 Feet 7 inches, i.e., 170 cm
Weight 72kg, i.e., 159 pounds
Body Type Athletic
Body Measurements 40-31-12 inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Net Worth INR 227 crores
Education

Swami Vivekanand International School

Junior College and Mumbai Our Lady of Vailankanni High School

Active Since 2006-Present
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
Last Update 2021

Early Life and Family of Rohit Sharma

Rohit Gurunath Sharma, an Indian Cricketer, was born on the 30th of April, 1987, in the beautiful location of Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

Sharma was born in a Hindu family having an Asian ethnic group holding the nationality of India.

Similarly, talking about his parents, he was born to his father Gurunath Sharma and mother, Purnima Sharma.

His father was a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse, and his mother is from Visakhapatnam. Likewise, he grew up along with his grandparents and uncles in Borivali.

Also, Sharma grew up with his younger brother, Vishal Sharma.

Education of Rohit Sharma

Talking about his education, Rohit went to Swami Vivekanand International School. During his high school, he joined a cricket camp in 1999 with the financial help of his uncle.

Similarly, as his parents couldn’t afford his education, Sharma was provided a scholarship for his education and cricket camp.

After that, he joined the Junior College and Mumbai Our Lady of Vailankanni High School, from where he began playing cricket tournaments.

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How old is Rohit Sharma? Age and Body Measurements

Indian Cricketer Rohit Sharma is currently living in his mid-30’s, i.e., 34 years of age, along with his beautiful wife and kid.

Sharma celebrates his annual birthday on the 30th of April and falls under the zodiac sign of Taurus. It represents his personality as dedicated, devoted, responsible, and enduring.

Similarly, moving towards his physical appearance, Sharma stands tall with an average height of 5 Feet 7 inches, i.e., 170 cm.

Likewise, this Cricketer weighs around 72kg, i.e., 159 pounds having a fit and athleticism body.

Furthermore, Rohit has an amazing body with a measurement of 40-31-12 inches representing his chest size, waist size, and bicep size respectively.

In addition, he is blessed with a pair of dark brown eyes and black hair color.

Professional Acting Career

Rohit Sharma made his national team debut in 2007. However, he made his Test debut in November 2013 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata against the West Indies during the farewell series of Sachin Tendulkar.

He scored a massive 177 runs during the match, which is the second-highest score on debut matches by an Indian cricketer.

Similarly, in his second match, Sharma made 111 unbeaten in Wankhede Stadium. After that, he was out from the team until the 2018-19 tour of Australia.

Indian Right-hand Batsman, Rohit Sharma

Indian Right-hand Batsman, Rohit Sharma

He played his first test match in Adelaide and caught a minor injury which was recovered during the third Test at Melbourne.

Similarly, in October 2019, Sharma completed his 2000th runs and first double century during the Test against South Africa.

Cricket World Cups

Sharma, in March 2015, made his first Cricket World Cup appearance, where he played in eight matches. He led the team India to the semi-finals until they were defeated by Australia.

During the tournament, Sharma made an impressive 330 runs and one century. Similarly, during the world cup 2019, he was appointed as the vice-captain of India’s squad in England.

In the opening match against South Africa, Rohit made a century with 122 runs. With that, he completed his 12,000th run in international cricket.

During the 2019 World Cup, he made five centuries and became the first batsman to score five centuries in the same World Cup Tournament.

Moreover, Sharma made a total of 648 runs in the tournament and won the ICC’s Golden Bat award.

Indian Premier League

Rohit made his IPL debut in 2008 while he was signed by the Deccan Chargers franchise, based in Hyderabad, with $7500,000 per annum.

After a couple of years in the 2011 auction, he was sold by Deccan Chargers to Mumbai Indians for $2 Million. 

Sharma then became the captain of Mumbai Indians and won IPL five times in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020 making him the first captain to win five IPL.

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Awards and Achievements

Rohit Sharma Lifting Trophy

Rohit Sharma Lifting Trophy

National Honours

1. Arjuna Award in 2015

2. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna in 2020

Sporting Honours

1. ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2019.

Other Achievements

1. Holds the world record for the highest individual score by a batsman in a one-day international match with 264 runs.

2. Only player to score three double-centuries in International cricket.

3. Player of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in January 2020.

4. Only batsman to score five centuries in the 2019 World Cup.

5. The batsman to score two centuries in a match as an opening batsman on the 5th of October 2019.

6. Broke Shimron Hetmyer’s record for the highest number of sixes in a Test series.

7. Only player to win five IPL titles as a captain.

Personal Life of Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, one of the best Cricketer, is currently living a happy married life along with his beautiful wife, Ritika Sajdeh.

Sajdeh is a sports manager who also manages his husband’s endorsements and contracts. Similarly, she is the sister of fellow Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh.

Rohit and Ritika first met each other during an advertisement shooting. After that, both began growing in love with each other and started dating.

Rohit Sharma with his Wife

Rohit Sharma with his Wife Ritika Sajdeh

After several years of relationships, Rohit proposed Ritika at Borivali Sports Clubs, and she accepted the proposal.

Similarly, they got engaged on the 3rd of June, 2015, at Borivali Sports Complex, Mumbai.

Likewise, this beautiful couple was married on the 6th of January, 2019, in Mumbai Taj Lands Hotel. Afterward, they were blessed with their first child, daughter Samaira Sharma.

Charity of Rohit Sharma

As a top Cricketer and high-earning player, Sharma also believes in charity and is active in animal welfare campaigns.

He is WWF India’s official Rhino ambassador and also people of the Ethical Treatment of Animals member.

Furthermore, this cricket player worked with PETA in 2015 to sterilize Indian homeless dogs and cats.

Likewise, in 2020, he donated INR 5 lakhs to feed stray dogs and INR 5 lakh to Zomato Feeding India during the pandemic, Covid-19.

In addition, Rohit also donated INR 45 lakh to Primeminister and INR 25 lakh to Maharashtra CM’s Relief Fund.

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How much is Rohit Sharma’s Net Worth?

This Indian Cricketer is one of the highest-paid cricket players in the world who has accumulated a huge amount of net worth.

As of 2021, the total estimated net worth of Rohit Sharma is around INR 220 crores. With this, Sharma ranks as the seventh richest Indian cricket player in the world.

Similarly, he makes around INR 12.5 crores as his annual salary. In 2018m he made around INR 15 crores from his cricket career.

Besides earning from a cricket career, he also makes more from endorsement deals.

Likewise, Sharma makes around INR 7 crores from his endorsement deals. Some of his sponsors are CEAT and Adidas.

Also, Rohit is a brand ambassador of Noise, Nissan, Relispray, Glenmark Pharma, Massimo Batteries, Hublot, and Oakley.

Social Media Presence

As one of the most popular cricket players in the world, Rohit is followed by millions of people all over the world.

Also, Rohit is an active social media user who is available on several social platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Among them, he is most active on his Instagram account, where he has around 21.7 million followers.

He usually posts his pictures of traveling with his wife and pictures of his profession. Also, Rohit is fairly active on his Facebook account and Twitter account, with 21 million followers and 19.7 million followers, respectively.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many IPL titles has Rohit Sharma won as a captain?

Rohit Sharma has won five IPL titles as a captain and also holds the record of the most IPL title wins as a captain.

What is the mother tongue of Rohit Sharma?

Rohit Sharma’s mother belongs from Visakhapatnam, and it makes his mother tongue of Telegu.

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