Wasim Akram – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Wasim Akram
Nickname Waiz and Sultan of Swing
Gender Male
Age 56 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth 3 June 1966
Full Name Wasim Akram
Profession Former Cricketer (Fast Bowler) and Coach
Nationality Pakistani
Birthplace Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Religion Islam
Zodiac Sign Gemini

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 6’ 2” (1.88 m)
Weight 85 kg (194 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 10


Wasim Akram Education

School: Islamia College, Lahore

College: Islamia College, Lahore

Wasim Akram Career

Profession: Former Cricketer (Fast Bowler) and Coach

Known For: Cricket


  • Test– 25 January 1985 vs New Zealand in Auckland
  • ODI– 23 November 1984 vs New Zealand in Faisalabad
  • T20– N/A

Net Worth: $23 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Chaudhry Mohammad Akram

Mother: Begum Akram Chaudhry

Marital Status: Married


Shaniera Thompson

Son: Tahmoor and Akbar

Daughter: Aiyla

Past Relationships:

Humaima Malick
Sushmita Sen (Actress)
Shaniera Thompson (Philanthropist and Public relations consultant)

Wasim Akram Favorites

Hobbies: Listening music

Favorite Actor: Shah Rukh Khan

Favorite Actress: Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Javed Miandad (Batsman0, Malcolm Marshall and Imran Khan (Bowler)

Favorite Food: European and Oriental food

Favorite Color: Black

Facts You Never Knew About Wasim Akram

  • Wasim Akram is one of the legendary Cricketer of Pakistan
  • Unfortunately, he went through diabetes at a young age
  • Akram was spotted by Javed Miandad first later he debuted for Pakistan in a 1984-85 series
  • On his first tour, he was unaware that he will get paid
  • Akram won 17 successful awards of Man of the Match
  • He is 17 years older than Shaniera (His Wife)

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