Sachin Tendulkar Biography, Facts & Life Story

Sachin Tendulkar Indian Former Cricketer

Quick Facts

Nickname:Master Blaster, God of Cricket and Little Master

Full Name:Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Profession:Former Cricketer

Nationality:Indian

Age:47 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:24 April 1973

Birthplace:Nirmal Nursing Home in Dadar, Bombay (Now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5’ 5” (1.65 m)

Weight:62 kg (137 lbs)

Chest:39 Inches

Biceps:12 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown


Sachin Tendulkar is a legendary former Indian cricketer and captain of Indian cricket team. The world’s most famous cricketer had set a number of records in his career and is regarded one of the top batsmen of all the times. Tendulkar is the cricketer with abundant centuries scored amongst all cricketers and he is the only cricketer to score above 30,000 runs.

Sachin Tendulkar was born in Mumbai, India on 24th April 1973. He was born to a famous Marathi novelist named Mr. Ramesh Tendulkar, and an insurance specialist Mrs. Rajni Tendulkar; Sachin was nicknamed as Little Master and Tendlya. He completed his school education from Sharadashram Vidyamandir High School. Once in school, Sachin joined M.R.F. Pace Foundation with the intentional of training himself as a fast bowler. Though, as per the proposition of Dennis Lillee, a fast bowler from Australia, he concentrated more on batting. At his 14 years of age, he served Cricket World Cup 1987 as a ball player in Wankhede Stadium.

Sachin Tendulkar is married to a famous pediatrician Anjali Mehta, who is the daughter of Mr. Anand Mehta, a businessperson from Gujarat state. The couple has two kids named Arjun and Sara. Tendulkar, by nature, is a spiritual person. He is called to be socially accountable by sponsoring more than 200 deprived kids each year through a nonprofit organization of Mumbai called Apnalaya that is allied with his mother-in-law Mrs. Annabel Mehta, who is a social worker. In the year 2012, Tendulkar was elected for Rajya Sabha, the superior house of Parliament of India.

The career of Sachin Tendulkar started all through his school days under the guidance and coaching of his mentor Ramakant Achrekar. Though, the career of Sachin started at the 13 years of age, once he made cricket debut in the India Cricket Club. 11th December 1988 was marked as the date once 100 not out was scored by Sachin in a local match between Gujarat and Mumbai. Beginning from there, Sachin started to play uncountable cricket matches at national and international level.

In December 2012, Sachin Tendulkar emerged as the first batsman to cross more than 34,000 run cumulative in all Cricket formats. He had played 657 matches in international cricket. His much-anticipated 100th century milestone was attained in March 2012 alongside Bangladesh in Asia Cup. In December 2012, Sachin declared his retirement from One Day International Cricket. He also announced that he will not play T20 Internationals.

Facts You Never Knew About Sachin Tendulkar!

    • Sachin Tendulkar was born to a renowned Marathi novelist named Ramesh Tendulkar at Nirmal Nursing Home Bombay.
    • Sachin’s Mom, Rajni was associated with an insurance company.
    • He was called after the renowned Music Director, Sachin Dev Burman.
    • He has 3 elder brothers and sisters who were from his father’s first wife, who afterwards died.
    • Sachin’s formative years were spent in Sahitya Sahawas Housing Society in East Bandra
    • The youngest Sachin Tendulkar was regarded as a tormenter in his neighborhood.
    • Sachin developed his fascination in Lawn Tennis and started to idolize John McEnroe.

Sachin Tendulkar Education

Qualification: Dropout

School: Indian Education Society's New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai
Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai

College: Khalsa College, Mumbai

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Sachin Tendulkar Career

Profession: Former Cricketer

Salary: Nissan GT-R, BMW “30 Jahre M5” Limited Edition, BMW X5 M, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, BMW i8

Net Worth: $160 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Late Ramesh Tendulkar (Novelist)

Mother: Rajni Tendulkar (Worked as an Insurance Agent)

Brother(s): Nitin Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), Ajit Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother)

Sister(s): Savita Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Sister)

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Anjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)

Son(s): Arjun Tendulkar

Daughter(s): Sara Tendulkar

Ex Girlfriends:

Anjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)

Sachin Tendulkar Favorites

Hobbies: Collecting perfume, watches & CD's, and listening music

Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Nana Patekar

Favorite Actress: Madhuri Dixit

Favorite Food: Bombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Crab masala, Keema Paratha, Lassi, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani, Mutton Curry, Baigan Bharta, Sushi

Favorite Color: Black

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