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

Nickname Zak and Zippy
Birth Place Shrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Date Of Birth 7 October 1978
Age 42 years old (As of 2020)
Height In centimeters – 183 cm

In feet inches –6’0”

Weight In Kilograms- 78 kg

In Pounds- 172 lbs

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Former Indian Cricketer (Medium Fast Bowler)
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Hind Seva Mandal’s New Marathi Primary School, Shrirampur

KJ Somaiyya Secondary School, Shrirampur

College Not Known
Religion Islam
Nationality Indian
Home Town Shrirampur, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Debut Test – 10 November 2000 vs Bangladesh

ODI – 3 October 2000 vs Kenya

T20 – 1 December 2006 vs South Africa

Fathers Name Bakhtiyar Khan (Photographer)
Mothers Name Zakia Khan (Teacher)


Zaheer Khan's parents
Zaheer Khan’s parents
Brothers Zeeshan (Elder) and Anees (Younger)
Sister None

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.

Girlfriends Isha Sharvani (Actress)


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

Sagarika Ghatge (Actress)

Marital Status Married
Wife Sagarika Ghatge (Actress)


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

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Sachin Tendulkar and Viv Richards, Wasim Akram
Favorite Food Mutton biryani
Favorite Destinations Not 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.