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

Some lesser known facts about Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar : Height | Weight| Age | Girlfriend | Family | Biography |

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NicknameFormer Pakistani Cricketer
Real NameShoaib Akhtar
ProfessionFormer Pakistani Cricketer
Physical Stats & More
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches

- Waist: 32 inches

- Biceps: 16 Inches
Weightin Kilograms- 80 kg

in Pounds- 176 lbs
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm

in meters- 1.83 m

in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
Jersey Number#14 (Pakistan)

#14 (IPL, County Cricket)
International DebutTest- 2 November 1997 against West Indies in Rawalpindi
ODI- 28 March 1998 against Zimbabwe in Harare
T20- 28 August 2006 against England in Bristol
Nature on fieldVery aggressive
Likes to play againstIndia
Domestic/State TeamRawalpindi, Kolkata Knightriders, Somerset, Durham and Worcestershire
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 PointPre-World Cup series against India in 1999
Favourite BallReverse Swing
Personal Life
Age (as in 2017)42 Years
Date of Birth13 August 1975
Birth PlaceMorgah, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
FamilyFather- Mohammad Akhtar
Mother- Hameeda Awan
Brothers- Shahid (Elder), Tahir (Elder), Obaid (Elder) and Late Shoaib
Sisters- Shumaila (Younger)
HometownRawalpindi, Pakistan
AddressRawalpindi, Pakistan
Educational QualificationsGraduate
SchoolElliot High School, Rawalpindi
CollegeAsghar Mall College, Rawalpindi
HobbiesListening 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.
Favourite Things
Favourite ActressSonali Bendre
Favourite Cricket GroundMelbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, Brain Lara, Ricky Ponting, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Rahul Dravid
Bowler: Waqar Younis and Imran Khan
Favourite FoodAloo-Keema
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan
Favourite Musician Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar
Favourite PerfumeHugo Boss
Favourite FilmGladiator
Favourite DestinationSpain and County Londonderry in Ireland
Favourite ColorBlack and Blue
Girls, Family & More
Affairs/GirlfriendsKajal Aggarwal (Actress)

Meera (Actress)
Marital StatusMarried
Wife Rubab Khan
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A
Money Factor
Net Worth$5 million
SalaryNot Known
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  • Can Shoaib Akhtar smoke? : No
  • Can Shoaib Akhtar alcohol? : Yes
  • His youth was quite hard as his household had so Poor economic conditions that after their roof fell one night and they fought to shield 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.
  • His youth was quite hard because his family had lousy economic conditions and recall Feeling chilly and confused — roofs weren’t supposed to collapse, they were supposed to protect us!” The roof did fall one night, leaving the household taking desperate steps to safeguard themselves from rain.
  • He had been given the role in movie “Gangster” by Mahesh Bhatt, however, the PCB did not allowed him.
  • He had been a handsome sprinter in his college days and employed to conduct the 100-meter races.
  • He failed a Difficult bowling training, like he was used to Throw bricks onto the hills near his house and use to bowl with stones picked up off the floor.
  • He believes Mohammad Zahid of Pakistan since the speediest Bowler he ever watched.
  • He had been first detected by Isthaq Shah, the President of Rawalpindi Real Cricket institution of the 90s. He had been so impressed with his bowling that he provided him to play in a Test match against New-Zealand.
  • Besides cricket he enjoys Snooker and Football.
  • He had been so fearful of Sachin’s beating at 2003 World Cup He requested the captain WaqarYounis to take him off the assault.
    During his cricket career of 18 Decades, he confronted Pain in his knees

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