Sachin Tendulkar Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Sachin Tendulkar

Biography / Wiki

The God of Cricket, Little Master or Master Blaster of Cricket, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is an Indian former Cricketer who also served as captain of the Indian national team. He took up cricket at the age of eleven and now he is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.

He is the recipient of India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna in 2013 for his outstanding sporting achievement. He also received Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan awards in 1999 and 2008 respectively.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 24 April 1973, The God of Cricket will turn 47 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a height of 165 in centimeters and 5’5” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 38 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps.

He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 62 in kilograms and 137 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair enhance his personality.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sachin Tendulkar is $160 million (Rs. 1100 crore).

Education / Family

Sachin was born and raised up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Late Ramesh Tendulkar who was a Novelist and his mother Rajni Tendulkar who worked as an Insurance Agent. He grew up with three siblings Nitin Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), Ajit Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), and Savita Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Sister).

He completed his schooling from the Indian Education Society’s New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai, and Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai. Later, he didn’t attend college to focus on his cricketing career.

Name

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

NicknameTendya, Master Blaster, God of Cricket, Little Master
Birth PlaceNirmal Nursing Home in Dadar, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Date Of Birth24 April 1973 (Tuesday)
Age47 years old (As of 2020)
HeightIn centimeters – 165 cm

In feet inches – 5’5”

WeightIn Kilograms – 62 kg

In Pounds – 137 lbs

Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
ProfessionCricketer
Sexual OrientationStraight
SchoolIndian Education Society’s New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai

• Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai

CollegeDid not attend
ReligionHinduism
NationalityIndian
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
International DebutODI – 18 December 1989 against Pakistan at Gujranwala

Test – 15 November 1989 against Pakistan at Karachi

T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa in Johannesburg

Fathers NameLate Ramesh Tendulkar (Novelist)

Sachin Tendulkar with his family
Sachin Tendulkar with his family
Mothers NameRajni Tendulkar (Worked as an Insurance Agent)
BrothersNitin Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), Ajit Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother)
SisterSavita Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Sister)

Career / Fashion And Style

He commenced his career in 1987 to represent Bombay in the Ranji Trophy but he did not make up the final eleven in any of the matches and used as a substitute player for fielding. In 1989, he made his International debut against Pakistan. He got out for a duck in his first match.

On his test debut, he scored only 15 runs but in the next match, he scored fifty against a tough bowling attack of Pakistan and it proves a career turning point for Tendulkar. At the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, he scored his first Test century on 14 August 1990 against England. Tendulkar’s Test average was 62.30 during the period between 1993 and 2002.

Tendulkar used to bat at number 6 or 7 initially but after he scored a 148 not out against Australia in Sydney in 1992 his position got changed to no.4. He made his T20I debut against South Africa in 2006.

In 2010, he became the first player to score a double century in an ODI. In IPL he represents the Mumbai India team. In November 2013, Sachin announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He got married to his long-term girlfriend Anjali Tendulkar in 1995 and the couple blessed with two children Arjun Tendulkar, who is a cricketer, and daughter, Sara Tendulkar.

GirlfriendAnjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)
Marital StatusMarried
WifeAnjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)

Sachin Tendulkar with his wife
Sachin Tendulkar with his wife
ChildrenDaughter – Sara Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar with his daughter
Sachin Tendulkar with his daughter

Son – Arjun Tendulkar (Cricketer)

Sachin Tendulkar with his son
Sachin Tendulkar with his son

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite ActorsSylvester Stallone, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Nana Patekar
Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favorite Musical InstrumentNot Known
Favorite Food(s)Bombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Crab masala, Keema Paratha, Mutton Curry, Baigan Bharta, Sushi, Lassi, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani
Favorite SportLawn Tennis, Formula 1, Golf
Favorite DestinationsNew Zealand, Mussorie
Favorite Color(s)Blue
Favorite SingerKishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Song“Yaad Aa Raha Hai Tera Pyar” by Bappi Lahiri
Favorite Musician(s)Sachin Dev Burman, Bappi Lahiri, Dire Straits
Favorite PerfumeComme des Garcons
Favorite Restaurant(s)• Bukhara Maurya Sheraton in Delhi

• The Harbour Bay in Mumbai

Favourite HotelPark Royal Darling, Sydney
Favorite Tennis Player(s)John McEnroe & Roger Federer
Favorite Cricketer(s)Batsmen: Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Vivian Richards

Bowlers: Wasim Akram, Anil Kumble, Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Curtly Ambrose

Favorite Cricket Ground(s)Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) & Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
Favorite Street GolaIce Gola
Favorite Film(s)Bollywood: Sholay

Hollywood: Coming To America

Sachin Tendulkar

Some Interesting Facts About Sachin Tendulkar

  • In 2010, the Indian Air Force made him an Honorary Group Captain.
  • In 2013, the Indian Postal Service released a stamp of Tendulkar.
  • Tendulkar is a close friend of Vinod Kambli.
  • His name Sachin was named after the name of famous music director, Sachin Dev Burman.
  • Sachin is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.
  • He is the youngest Indian player to feature in International Tests and ODIs at the age of 16.

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