Francois du Plessis Biography, Facts & Life Story

Francois du Plessis South African Cricketer (Batsman)

Quick Facts

Nickname:Faf and The Marathon Man

Full Name:Francois du Plessis

Profession:Cricketer (Batsman)

Nationality:South African

Age:37 years old (in 2021)

Date of Birth:13 July 1984

Birthplace:Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)

Weight:78 kg (172 lbs)

Chest:42 Inches

Biceps:14 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown


Facts You Never Knew About Francois du Plessis!

    • Plessis liked kicking and running with the ball. However, it was tackling and fear of breaking bones that made him lose interest over the game.
    • Plessis decided to apply for a degree in sports science as well. But as he reached the university, he saw a long queue, eventually deciding to focus his energy only on sports.
    • When du Plessis was 21, he was offered a Kolpak deal by Nottinghamshire, saying he would have to play for England if he accepts the offer.
    • He made his Test debut against Australia at Adelaide Oval in November 2012. He scored 78 in the first innings and an unbeaten 110 in the second.
    • His 119 off 56 balls against West Indies at Johannesburg made him only the second South African to score a hundred in the shortest format of the game.
    • He is a man of many layers. Along with sports, he has also mastered the art of cooking .

Francois du Plessis Education

Qualification: Not Available

School: Afrikaans Boys' High School, Pretoria

College: University of Pretoria, Pretoria

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Francois du Plessis Career

Profession: Cricketer (Batsman)

Salary: Not Available

Net Worth: Not Available

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Available

Mother: Not Available

Brother(s): Not Available

Sister(s): Not Available

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Imari Visser (Markeing Manager)

Son(s): N/A

Daughter(s): N/A

Ex Girlfriends:

  • Imari Visser (Markeing Manager)

Francois du Plessis Favorites

Hobbies: Watching formula 1 racing

Favorite Actor: Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell and Charlie Sheen

Favorite Actress: Jennifer Love Hewitt

Favorite Food: Braai

Favorite Color: Black

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