Sachin Tendulkar Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography, Records & More

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Who Is Sachin Tendulkar?

Sachin Tendulkar was one of the younger cricketer of Team India, He started played for Team India at the age of 16. He was also first cricketer to score 35 centuries in Test Match. He also achieved another milestone to surpass Brain Lara’s record of 11,953 Test runs. In 2011 he was in that team of Indian Cricket who won World Cup and in 2013 he got retired from the Cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar Early Years

He was born in Bombay in April 24, 1973, His father was a writer and a professor and his mother was working in a life insurance company he was the younger child of 4. His named was given after the name of his family’s favorite music director, Sachin Dev Burman, Since starting he was not too bright student but he like to play cricket and at the age of 14 he set a world record and scored 326 out of 664 bowl in his school match. After completion of School he enrolled at Kirti College

His Passion and Become Cricket Superstar

In December 1988 at the age of just 15 year he scored a century in his domestic first class debut and he was the youngest player to do so. He started his career against Pakistan as a younger player of Team India and in the same match he got injured but declined to take medical assistance after having hit by Waqar Younis boll. In August 1990 at the age of just 17 year he scored 119 not out and save a match against England and after that match he become on of the popular Cricketer in World. In 1992 he sign with England’s Yorkshire Club and become the first international player who do so.

Not only In India even whole World, Sachin Tendulkar is considered as a God of Cricket. In 1996 his name proposed as Team India Captain but in 1998 January he himself relieved that responsibility. In 2001 he become the first Player to score 10,000 runs in One Day International and in the same year he surpassed the Great Don Bradman 30th Test Century ODI record. In 2003 he was the leading run scorer of the World Cup and he won Man of the Series honors but unfortunately India loss the Match.

In April 2011 he become the first batsman to score 2000 runs and six centuries in World Cup Match. In October 2012 he retired himself from ODI and he become the Rajya Sabha Member at the Parliament House of India in New Delhi in June 2012. In November 2013 he played his 200th final test match and his overall score was 34,000 runs and 100 centuries in International play.

Personal Life

Full NameSachin Ramesh Tendulkar
NicknameTendya, Master Blaster, God of Cricket, Little Master
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International Debut ODI- 18 December 1989 against Pakistan at Gujranwala
Test- 15 November 1989 against Pakistan at Karachi
T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa in Johannesburg
Last MatchODI- On 18 March 2012 against Pakistan at Dhaka
Test- November 14-16, 2013 against West Indies at Mumbai
T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg (it was his only T20I)
International Retirement• From One Day Internationals on 23 December 2012
• From all format of Cricket On 10 October 2013
Jersey Number #10 (India)
#10 (IPL, Mumbai Indians)
Domestic/State Team(s) • Mumbai
• Mumbai Indians
• Yorkshire
Coach/MentorRamakant Achrekar
Nature on fieldCool
Favourite ShotStraight Drive
Records (main ones) • He made 1,894 ODI runs in 1998, Most runs scorer by any batsman in a calendar year.
• Most number of Test runs – 15,921
• Most number of ODI runs – 18,426
• Most number of Tests played – 200
• Most number of ODIs played – 463
• First batsman to score a double hundred in ODIs
• Only batsman to have scored 100 international centuries
• Most number of Test centuries – 51
• Most number of ODI tons – 49
• Most ODI half centuries – 96
• Most number of runs (2,278) in World Cup history
• Most World Cup appearances (6 editions)
• Most fifties in Tests – 68
• Most runs in a single edition of World Cup (673 runs in 2003)
• Most ODI hundreds in a calendar year (9 in 1998)
• Most times to score 1000 runs in a calendar year: 7 times
• Most Fours: 2016
• Most runs in World Cups: 2278 runs at an average of 56.95 in 45 matches
• Most centuries in World Cups: 6 in 44 innings
• Most Man of the Match titles in World Cups: 9
• Highest number of Man of the Match titles in ODIs: 62
• Most Man of the Match titles in all formats: 76
• Most Man of the Series titles in all formats: 20
Awards, Honours, Achievements National Honours

1994: Arjuna Award, by the Government of India
1997-98: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna,
1999: Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award
2001: Maharashtra Bhushan Award,
2008: Padma Vibhushan,
2014: Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award

Other Honours

1997: Wisden Cricketer of the Year
2003: Player of the Tournament in the 2003
2010: The Indian Air Force made him an Honorary Group Captain
2011: BCCI Cricketer of the Year award
2012: Honorary Life Membership of Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)
Career Turning PointIn 1989; his first Test fifty in his 2nd Test match against Pakistan in Faisalabad
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 April 1973 (Tuesday)
Age (as in 2020)47 Years
BirthplaceNirmal Nursing Home in Dadar, Bombay (Now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signTaurus
Signature Sachin Tundalkar
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
School• Indian Education Society’s New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai
• Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai
College/UniversityKirti College
Educational QualificationHigh School
CasteRajapur Saraswat Brahmin
Address19-A, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai
HobbiesCollecting Perfume, Watches & CD’s, Listening to Music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAnjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)
Marriage Date24 May 1995
Wife/SpouseAnjali Tendulkar (Pediatrician)
ChildrenDaughter– Sara Tendulkar
Son– Arjun Tendulkar (Cricketer)
ParentsFather– Late Ramesh Tendulkar (Professor)
Mother– Rajni Tendulkar (Worked as an Insurance Agent)

Sachin Tendulkar Mother
SiblingsBrothers– Nitin Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother), Ajit Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Brother)
Sisters– Savita Tendulkar (Elder, Half-Sister)
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer(s)Batsmen : Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Vivian Richards
Bowlers : Wasim Akram, Anil Kumble, Shane Warne,
Favourite Cricket Ground(s)Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) & Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
Favourite Food(s) Mutton Curry, Baigan Bharta, Sushi, Bombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Crab masala, Keema Paratha, Lassi, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani,
Favourite Street GolaIce Gola
Favourite Actor(s)Sylvester Stallone, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood: Sholay
Hollywood: Coming To America
Favourite Musician(s)Sachin Dev Burman, Bappi Lahiri,
Favourite Singer(s)Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Favourite Song“Yaad Aa Raha Hai Tera Pyar” by Bappi Lahiri
Favourite ColourBlue
Favourite PerfumeComme des Garcons
Favourite Restaurant(s)• Bukhara Maurya Sheraton in Delhi
• The Harbour Bay in Mumbai
Favourite HotelPark Royal Darling, Sydney
Favourite Destination(s)New Zealand, Mussorie
Favourite Sport(s)Lawn Tennis, Formula 1, Golf
Favourite Tennis Player(s)John McEnroe & Roger Federer
Style Quotient
Car(s) CollectionNissan GT-R, BMW “30 Jahre M5” Limited Edition, BMW X5 M, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, BMW i8
Money Factor
Income (as in 2018)Rs. 80 crore/annum (Source Forbes India)
Net Worth (approx.)$160 million (Rs. 1100 crore) (as in 2018)