Dale Steyn Biography, Wiki, Lifestyle, Family, Records, Salary, Net Worth, Facts & More

Dale Steyn is a South African international cricketer and one of the fastest bowlers of all time. In 2019 He was featured in Wisden Cricketers of the Decade. Dale Steyn holds the number one place in the ICC Test rankings during the starting of his career, for a record 263 weeks between 2008 and 2014.

Dale Steyn Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Records, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family & Facts

Biography/Wiki

Full Name

Dale Willem Steyn

Nickname

Steyn Gun, Phalaborwa Express, Steyntjie, Steyn Remover, Hoolio

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Right Handed

Bowling

Right-arm fast

Coach/Mentor

Not Known

Teams

  • National Team South Africa International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Northerns Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Royal Challengers Bangalore (IPL)

Personal Life

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Dale Steyn was born on June 27, 1983 in Phalaborwa, Transvaal Province, South Africa.

Age

He is currently 38 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign

Cancer

Nationality

South African

Religion

Christian

Hometown

Phalaborwa, Transvaal Province, South Africa

Education

  • School –  
    • Merensky High School, Tzaneen, South Africa
  • College –
    • Not Known
  • Educational Qualification –
    • High School

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 179 cm
  • In meters – 1.79 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 82 kg
  • In Pounds – 180 lbs

Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Not Known
  • Mother – Not Known
  • Siblings – Not Known

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Dale Steyn dated –
    • Jeanne Kietzmann
Dale Steyn With Jeanne Kietzmann

Marital Status

Married

  • Wife – Jeanne Kietzmann

Career

Career Turning Point

Dale Steyn made his first-class debut for team Northerns on 17 October 2003. He got a chance to play for the test team but after his bad performance, he went back to playing for the Titans. Steyn bought for team royal challenger Bangalore for Rs. 1.3 crores. He played the next three seasons for Royal challenger Bangalore after that he was bought by Deccan chargers in 2011, Now he was playing for sunrises Hyderabad.

Debut

Test Debut

Dale Steyn made his test cricket debut against England on 17th December 2004

ODI Debut

He has done his one day international debut against Asia XI on 17th August 2005.

T20 Debut

Dale Steyn made his T 20 debut on 23 November 2007 against New Zealand.

IPL Debut

Dale Steyn made his IPL debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Bangalore buy him Rs 13.52 lakh in the auctions of IPL 2008 and played his first IPL match in 2008.

Dale Steyn Salary And Net worth

Dale Steyn’s salary is 5 crores per year in the South African cricket team and he has earned around 47.1 crores from Ipl since 2008. He also does brand endorsement and advertisement along with cricket

Dale Steyn has an estimated total Networth of Rs 88 Crore ($12 million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Dale Steyn’s Overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 2 crore
2019 Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 1.50 crore
2016Gujarat LionsRs. 2.30 crore
2015Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 9.5 crore
2014Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 9.5 crore
2013Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 6.3 Crore
2012Deccan ChargersRs. 6 Crore
2011Deccan ChargersRs. 5.5 Crore
2010Royal Challengers BangaloreRs. 1.5 Crore
2009Royal Challengers BangaloreRs. 1.5 Crore
2008Royal Challengers BangaloreRs. 1.3 Crore
TotalRs. 47.15 crore

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dale Steyn

• Steyn has the best bowling strike rate in Test cricket of all time with a rate of 41.7.

• He is the second South African player who took 100 wickets in the test cricket matches.

• stylish cricketer Dale Steyn acted in a movie named Blended, boasting of a cameo of himself.

• Steyn loves fishing more than cricket and bowling

• In his early life, he loved skateboarding but when he moved to Pretoria he started playing cricket.

• In the IPL match when he was bowling for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, he clocked his fastest delivery and the fastest in IPL history recorded at 156.2 km/h