Shoaib Akhtar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Shoaib Akhtar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More


Real Name Shoaib Akhtar
Nickname Former Pakistani Cricketer
Profession Former Pakistani Cricketer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut Test- 2 November 1997 against West Indies in Rawalpindi
ODI- 28 March 1998 against Zimbabwe in Harare
T20- 28 August 2006 against England in Bristol
Jersey Number #14 (Pakistan)
#14 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team Rawalpindi, Kolkata Knightriders, Somerset, Durham and Worcestershire
Nature on field Very aggressive
Likes to play against India
Favourite Ball Reverse Swing
Records (main ones) • Fastest speed ever bowled with 160.3 km/hr
• Record in ODIs for remaining not out in 12 successive innings
• Took 178 Test wickets
• Took 247 ODI wickets
Career Turning Point Pre-World Cup series against India in 1999
Personal Life
Date of Birth 13 August 1975
Age (as in 2015) 40 Years
Birth Place Morgah, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality Pakistani
Hometown Rawalpindi, Pakistan
School Elliot High School, Rawalpindi
College Asghar Mall College, Rawalpindi
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Family Father- Mohammad Akhtar
Mother- Hameeda Awan
Brothers- Shahid (Elder), Tahir (Elder), Obaid (Elder) and Late Shoaib
Sisters- Shumaila (Younger)
Religion Islam
Address Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Hobbies Listening music
Controversies • In 2003, he was caught ball tampering in Sri Lanka, and was later banned on ball tampering charges.
• He was suspended for hitting his teammate Mohammad Asif with a bat after Shahid Afridi and Asif made fun of his expense after a bad day in the field.
• He wrote negative remarks about Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid in his book “Controversially Yours.”
• In 2008, he was banned for 5 years for violating the players’ code of conduct.
• When he was invited at “Comedy Nights with Kapil” show alongside Harbhajan Singh, he made fun off a former PCB head and the state of national cricket.
• After a verbal abuse against Paul Adams at Lahore, he was banned for one Test and two ODIs.
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, Brain Lara, Ricky Ponting, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Rahul Dravid
Bowler: Waqar Younis and Imran Khan
Favourite Cricket Ground Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Favourite Food Aloo-Keema
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan
Favourite Actress Sonali Bendre
Favourite Film Gladiator
Favourite Musician Lata Mangeshkar and Kumar Shanu
Favourite Color Black and Blue
Favourite Perfume Hugo Boss
Favourite Destination Spain and County Londonderry in Ireland
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Kajal Aggarwal (Actress)
Meera (Actress)
Wife Rubab Khan
Children Daughter- N/A
Son- N/A
Money Factor
Salary Not Known
Net Worth $6 million


Some lesser known facts about Shoaib Akhtar

  • Does Shoaib Akhtar smoke?: No
  • Does Shoaib Akhtar alcohol?: Yes
  • His childhood was very difficult as his family had so poor economical conditions that once their roof collapsed one night and they struggled to protect themselves from rain.
  • He bowled the fastest ball in cricket history with 161.3 km/hr or 100.2 mile/hr, against England in World Cup 2003 in Cape Town, South Africa.


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