Rohit Sharma – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Rohit Sharma Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Rohit Sharma

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5’ 8” (1.73 m)
Weight 72 kg (159 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 10 Inches
Nickname Hitman, Ro, Shaana
Gender Male
Age 36 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth 30 April 1987
Full Name Rohit Gurunath Sharma
Profession Cricketer (Batsman)
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Rohit Sharma is a renowned Indian cricketer and is presently the vice-captain of Indian T20 and ODI teams. He also works as the captain of IPL squad Mumbai Indians. Rohit has numerous records with his name. He has scored three duple-centuries in ODIs, moreover, to the centuries in Test and T20 formats too. On account of his hard-striking aptitude, he is also legendarily called as ‘The Hitman.’

Rohit Sharma was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India on 30th April, 1987.  He belongs to a family of restricted sources; he quickly found his attention in cricket. He trapped the eye of Dinesh Lad, a famous cricket coach, who assisted him financially to enroll for Swami Vivekanand Global School. Rohit outshined in school cricket tournaments by way of scoring a century.

In the year 2007, Rohit made his first debut in ODI alongside Ireland. Far ahead that year, he drove Indian team to conquest against South Africa and received ‘Man of the Match’ award for being undefeated at 50 out of 40 balls.

Rohit Sharma also got elected for 2007–2008 Commonwealth Bank Series, wherein he scored two centuries. Though, he suffered a hard time in career soon after, where a sequence of constant worst performances landed him in middle-order position of Indian team. Afterward, in 2009, Rohit was even dropped out of playing in India’s tour to Bangladesh.

On account of his poor performance, he was not selected for Word Cup 2011 as well. Though, in 2011, Rohit Sharma revived back from his poor form in a match against West Indies, getting ‘Man of the Series’ award. His phenomenal 86 runs out of 91balls when Indian team was endeavoring hard at 92-6 and 2 half-centuries once again elevated his ranks.

In November 2013, Rohit Sharma made his first test debut and scored two consecutive centuries. Rohit Sharma is presently the third Indian batter to attain this after Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly. In the year 2014, Rohit’s career took another upturn once he broke a sequence of ODI records alongside Sri Lanka, scoring 264.

Owing to his remarkable performance, he was credited for $2 million in 2011 IPL season by Mumbai Indians. Under his leadership, the team won in 2013, 2015 and 2017 seasons. In the year 2017, Rohit Sharma captained Indian team in Sri Lanka in the absenteeism of Captain Virat Kohli.


Rohit Sharma Education

Qualification: 12th standard

School: Swami Vivekanand International School and Junior College, Mumbai
Our Lady of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai

Rohit Sharma Career

Profession: Cricketer (Batsman)


ODI- 23 June 2007 against Ireland at Belfast
Test- 6 November 2013 against West Indies at Kolkata
T20 – 19 September 2007 against England at Durban

Salary: RETAINER FEE: 1 crore (INR) TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR) ODI FEE: 6 lakh (INR) T20 FEE: 3 lakh (INR

Net Worth: 227 crore (INR)

Family & Relatives

Father: Gurunath Sharma (Worked as a caretaker of a transportation company storehouse)

Mother: Purnima Sharma

Brother: Vishal Sharma (Younger)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager, m.2015-present)

Son: 13 December 2015

Past Relationships:

Sofia Hayat (Actress, rumour)
Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)

Rohit Sharma Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling, watching movies, playing table tennis & video games

Favorite Food: Tere Liye Hum Hai Jiye from the film Veer-Zaara (2004), Started From The Bottom by Drake

Favorite Color: Black

Facts You Never Knew About Rohit Sharma

  • Is Rohit Sharma addicted to smoking? No
  • Is Rohit Sharma alcoholic? Not Known
  • Rohit was born to a Telegu mom hence his mother tongue is Telugu.
  • Rohit was born in Nagpur, and once he was 2 years old, his family settled in Dombivali suburb.
  • Once he was in 6th grade, he enrolled for a local academy all through his summer vacation, as an off-spin bowler not as a batsman as there were numerous batters.
  • Rohit Sharma is a solid believer of Lord Ganesh and visits Siddhivinayak Temple prior he arrives for any tour.
  • Rohit once bunked his school with the intention of meeting Virender Sehwag.
  • He is a big fan of Madrid Football Club.

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