Sourav Ganguly Biography, Facts & Life Story

Sourav Ganguly Indian Former Cricketer

Quick Facts

Nickname:Bengal Tiger, Maharaja, Dada, The God of the Off Side, The Warrior Prince

Full Name:Sourav Chandidas Ganguly

Profession:Former Cricketer


Age:48 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:July 8, 1972

Birthplace:Behala, Calcutta (presently Kolkata), West Bengal, India

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m)

Weight:68 kg (150 lbs)

Chest:40 Inches

Biceps:12 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown

Facts You Never Knew About Sourav Ganguly!

    • Sourav was a huge football fan in his childhood(he still is!), and football was actually his first love! But due to Snehashish’s insistence, Sourav was enrolled into a cricket academy during his class 10 holidays.
    • Sourav eloped with childhoot sweetheat Dona after the successful tour of England.
    • Sourav is a deeply religious person and observes a fast every Tuesday. Yes, every tuesday!
    • There is an apartment complex in Calcutta, India which is named after Sourav. It is called the ‘Sourav Housing Complex’. Calcutta really knows how to respect their icons!
    • He himself unveiled a plaque containing the new name of the road, Sourav Ganguly Avenue, at a function organized by the Rajarhat Gopalpur Municipality.

Sourav Ganguly Education

Qualification: Not Available

School: St. Xavier's Collegiate School. Kolkata, West Bengal

College: Not Available

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Sourav Ganguly Career

Profession: Former Cricketer

Salary: Not Available

Net Worth: Not Available

Family & Relatives

Father: Chandidas Ganguly

Mother: Nirupa Ganguly

Brother(s): Snehasish Ganguly (former cricket player)

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Dona Ganguly, Odissi Dancer (married 1997)

Son(s): N/A

Daughter(s): Sana Ganguly (born November 2001)

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

Sourav Ganguly Favorites

Hobbies: Listening Music, Playing Soccer

Favorite Actor: David Gower

Favorite Food: Alu Posto, Chingri Macher Malaikari, Biriyani

Favorite Color: Black

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