AB de Villiers Age, Height, Family, Net Worth, Biography & More

AB DE VILLIERS ABOUT:

AB de Villiers is a former South African cricketer led his country’s squad in every version of the game. De Villiers was born in Warmbad, South Africa, and was a well-known batsman of his era. From a young age, he played cricket, and he also did well in other sports including golf, rugby, and tennis.

He first rose to fame in April 2008 when, in a match against India, he became the first South African to ever record a double century. He has never scored more runs in a career than his 217 total runs.

He is an accomplished vocalist and musician in addition to being a cricket player. He recently put out the bilingual pop CD “Maak Jou Drome Waar.” He enjoys playing football and is a devoted fan of Manchester United. He began his IPL career playing for Delhi Daredevils and finished it with Royal Challengers Bangalore.

In the South African state of Limpopo, Warmbad is where Abraham Benjamin de Villiers was born on February 17, 1984. He has a mother named Millie de Villiers and a father named Abraham B. de Villiers. He’s a young brother and the oldest of three.

De Villiers attended the Afrikaans Boys’ High School in Pretoria, South Africa, for his education. He used to be particularly good at cricket as well as golf, rugby, swimming, and tennis.

At the Taj Mahal in 2012, De Villiers proposed to Danielle Swart after five years of dating. The couple exchanged vows in Bela-Bela, South Africa, on March 30, 2013. They have one daughter and two sons. He published his memoirs in September 2016.

Despite having talent in other sports, AB de Villiers ultimately decided to focus on a career in cricket. In 2003, he started playing for the Titans, and the following year, he started playing for the Carrickfergus Cricket Club in Northern Ireland on an international level.

In December 2004 he played his first test against England. Even though he was just twenty years old, his performance received favorable reviews. he also earned a reputation for being an excellent fielder.

After appearing in the 2007 World Cup, he became well-known. His performance in the competition, though, wasn’t very noteworthy and even drew criticism. Nevertheless, his squad made it to the semifinals when they were defeated by Australia.

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AB de Villiers became well-known and well-respected after becoming the first South African to ever hit a double century in a match against India. he was able to score 217 runs without getting out. He participated in his maiden test series in Perth, Australia, in 2008–09, where he contributed to his team’s triumph. Additionally, this became South Africa’s first victory in Australia in 15 years.

His World Cup 2011 performance was likewise outstanding. He became the first South African to do it by scoring two century during the competition. New Zealand upset South Africa in the quarterfinals despite his fantastic effort.

He was named the One Day International team’s captain later in 2011. In addition to leading his team to numerous test and ODI victories, AB de Villiers also performed admirably throughout the 2015 World Cup. He became the South African team’s leading run scorer. His leadership allowed his side to get to the semifinals. But New Zealand again trounced his team in the World Cup, just like in the previous edition.

After leading his team to numerous victories, he decided in January 2017 to skip the majority of the tests South Africa would play that year. . Beginning in January 2018, he resumed his stage presence and participated in the Indian tour that was headed to South Africa.

He hit his 22nd test century and led his team to a six-wicket victory in the second game of the next test series against Australia. He first rose to fame in April 2008 when, in a match against India, he became the first South African to ever record a double century. He has never scored more runs in a career than his 217 total runs.

INFORMATION

NameAbraham Benjamin de Villiers
Nick NameAB, Mr. 360, Mr. Awesome
Profession Cricketer
Famous forBangladesh Player

AB DE VILLIERS BIOGRAPHY  

Date of BirthFebruary 17, 1984
Age ( as of 2023)39 years
birth PlaceBela-Bela, South Africa
ResidenceNA
NationalitySouth African
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac signAquarius
Food HabitsNon- vegetarian
SchoolAfrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Pretoria, South Africa
College/ UniversityNA
Educational qualificationBachelor of Arts

AGE, PHYSICAL STATS 

Height5 feet 10 inches
Weight (approx.)77 kg
Body Measurements40-32-14 inches
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorDark Brown

AFFAIRS AND MORE

Marital StatusMarried
WifeDanielle de Villiers

FAMILY AND SIBLINGS

FatherAbraham B de Villiers
MotherMillie De Villiers
BrotherWessels de Villiers, Jan de Villiers
ChildrenAbraham de Villiers

FAVORITE THINGS

Favorite FoodSeafood, Pasta & Pizza
Favourite ActorBrad Pitt
Favourite ActressKate Beckinsale
Favourite ColorNot Known
Favourite SportsCricket
Favourite FootballerNot Known
Favourite Sports PersonNot Known
Favourite CricketerNot Known
Favourite DestinationNot Known

HOBBIES AND MONEY FACTOR

HobbiesNA
Net Worth$20 million (approx.)

SOCIAL MEDIA ID

Facebook IDNA
Instagram IDClick Here
Twitter IDNA

 

AB de Villiers

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AB DE VILLIERS ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • De Villiers beat the West Indies on January 18, 2015, by scoring the quickest fifty and century by a batsman in One Day International cricket, respectively, off 16 and 31 balls. In 59.5 minutes, he scored 149 runs off 44 balls.
  • He has won the ICC ODI Player of the Year honor three times, in 2010 and each of 2014 and 2015.
  • The fastest half-century and century in an ODI, the fastest 150 in an ODI, the most sixes in an ODI, and the fastest player reach 9000 runs in an ODI are among his career awards.
  • He is the first South African to cross 100 against India and the first to reach 200 in a single World Cup.
  • The Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade and the award for ODI Cricketer of the Decade were both nominated for de Villiers in November 2020.

FACTS ABOUT AB DE VILLIERS

  • The kind of player Ab de Villiers doesn’t like to loiter around. When he scores big, he does so swiftly. Because of how quickly he accomplished them, De Villiers maintains a number of score records.
  • One month later, he once again troubled the Windies by scoring the fastest 150 in history off only 64 balls.
  • He also scored 9,000 runs in ODIs the fastest of any player.
  • He played 418 times for South Africa and has 47 international centuries to his credit.
  • His batting averages in Test matches and ODIs are 49.92 and almost 54.00, respectively.
  • As the Proteas’ wicketkeeper, he has taken over 250 catches and contributed 17 stumpings. He merits the title of “legendary.”
  • He has accomplished this feat seven times in the T20 format, 27 times in ODIs, and five times in Test matches.
  • Simply put, AB is adept at performing on the greatest stages.
  • When de Villiers grows tired of blasting balls out of the park and taking incredible catches, he occasionally enjoys bamboozling a few batsmen, though they are few and far between.

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(FAQ)- FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. Who is AB de Villiers?

Ans: AB de Villiers is a former South African cricketer led his country’s squad in every version of the game. De Villiers was born in Warmbad, South Africa, and was a well-known batsman of his era.

2. When was AB de Villiers born?

ANS:  On February 17, 1984

3. What is the net worth of AB de Villiers?

ANS: AB de Villiers net worth is $20 million (approx.).

4. What is the name of AB de Villiers wife?

ANS: Danielle de Villiers

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