Zaheer Khan (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Zaheer Khan

Biography / Wiki

Zaheer Khan is one of the most successful Indian pace bowlers who played all forms of the game for the Indian national team from 2000 till 2014. He is well known for his hostile seam and pace bowling, and the ability to “move the ball both ways off the wicket and swing the old ball at some pace.”

He ended up as the joint highest wicket-taker for India in the 2011 World Cup with his master in the reverse swing.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 7 October 1978, Zaheer Khan turns 42 years old in the year 2020. He is towering tall with a height of 183 in centimeters and 6’0” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 78 in kilograms and 172 lbs in pounds.

He seems younger with his Brown eyes and Black hair. His body measures 42 inches chest, 34 inches waist and biceps size is 14 inches approximately.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Zaheer Khan is $10 Million approx.

Education / Family

Zaheer was born and raised up in Shrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India, and belongs to Islam Family. He is born to his father Bakhtiyar Khan (Photographer) and his mother Zakia Khan (Teacher).

He grew up with two brothers Zeeshan (Elder) and Anees (Younger). He completed his schooling at Hind Seva Mandal’s New Marathi Primary School, Shrirampur, and KJ Somaiyya Secondary School, Shrirampur.


Zaheer Khan

NicknameZak and Zippy
Birth PlaceShrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Date Of Birth7 October 1978
Age42 years old (As of 2020)
HeightIn centimeters – 183 cm

In feet inches –6’0”

WeightIn Kilograms- 78 kg

In Pounds- 172 lbs

Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer (Medium Fast Bowler)
Sexual OrientationStraight
SchoolHind Seva Mandal’s New Marathi Primary School, Shrirampur

KJ Somaiyya Secondary School, Shrirampur

CollegeNot Known
Home TownShrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
DebutTest – 10 November 2000 vs Bangladesh

ODI – 3 October 2000 vs Kenya

T20 – 1 December 2006 vs South Africa

Fathers NameBakhtiyar Khan (Photographer)
Mothers NameZakia Khan (Teacher)


Zaheer Khan's parents
Zaheer Khan’s parents
BrothersZeeshan (Elder) and Anees (Younger)

Career / Fashion And Style

He started playing cricket for Baroda in 1999. He marked his International debut in Indian National Team in 2000 against Bangladesh and taken 311 Test wickets at an average of just over 32 runs per wicket.

In the same year, he debuted in ODI against Kenya and taken 282 ODI wickets at an average of just over 29 runs per wicket. In 2006, he made his T20 debut against South Africa. In 2015, he announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket.

Apart from that, he is a part of many Domestic Teams such as Worcestershire, Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, and others. In 2017, he was appointed as a bowling consultant for the India national cricket team.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

He tied the marriage knot with actress Sagarika Ghatge. He previously dated actress Isha Sharvani.

GirlfriendsIsha Sharvani (Actress)


Zaheer Khan with his ex-girlfriend Isha
Zaheer Khan with his ex-girlfriend Isha

Sagarika Ghatge (Actress)

Marital StatusMarried
WifeSagarika Ghatge (Actress)


Zaheer Khan with his wife Sagarika
Zaheer Khan with his wife Sagarika

Favorite Things

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Favorite ActorsAmitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite Musical InstrumentNot Known
Favorite Singer(s)Sachin Tendulkar and Viv Richards, Wasim Akram
Favorite FoodMutton biryani
Favorite DestinationsNot Known
Favorite Color(s)Not Known

Zaheer Khan

Some Interesting Facts About Zaheer Khan

  • In 2017, he was appointed as a bowling consultant for the India national cricket team.
  • He was the first bowler to bowl knuckleball.
  • He has a world record for the highest Test score by a number 11 Batsman which is 75 runs.
  • He has 44 World Cup wickets.
  • His Nickname is Zak and Zippy.
  • His Zodiac Sign is Libra.