Dinesh Karthik is an indian professional cricketer who plays for Tamil nadu in the domestic cricket matches and currently playing for kolkata knight riders in the indian premier league. He is a right handed wicketkeeper batsman.
Dinesh Karthik Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Income, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, House, Cars, Records, Awards & Facts
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Right-arm off break
- #21,19 India International Cricket Team
- #21,19 Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
- National Team – India International Cricket Team
- Domestic Team – Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
- IPL 2021 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL)
Date of Birth / Birthplace
Dinesh Karthik was born on 1 June 1985 in Delhi, India.
He is currently 36 years old (as in 2021).
An apartment called The Karthik’s’ in Chennai
- School –
- Don Bosco School, Chennai
- St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
- Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait
- College –
- Not Known
- Educational Qualification –
- Not Known
Physical Statistics And More
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.70 m
- In Kilograms – 65 kg
- In Pounds – 143 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Family & Relationship
Parents & Siblings
- Father – Krishnakumar Karthik (Worked as a System Analyst)
- Mother – Padma Karthik (Worked in IDBI and ONGC)
- Siblings – Vinesh Karthik (Elder Brother)
Girlfriend & Spouse
- Dinesh Karthik dated –
- Nikita Vanjara
- Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)
- Wife – Nikita Vanjara (m. 2007–div. 2012)
- Dipika Pallikal (m. 2015-present)
Career Turning Point
Also against Baroda, He batted in five matches of the round-robin, scoring 179 runs at an average of 35.80 with a top score of 88 not out against Uttar Pradesh in his second match. Karthik was recalled to the Ranji Trophy team at the beginning of the 2003–04 season. He scored 438 runs (an average of 43.80), with two centuries, and took 20 catches.
Dinesh Karthik made his test cricket debut against Australia on 3 november 2004 at Mumbai
Dinesh Karthik made his one day international debut against England on 5 september 2004 at London
Dinesh Karthik made his T20 debut against South Africa on 1 december 2006 at Johannesburg
Dinesh Karthik made his IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils. He was selected for team Delhi Daredevils in IPL auction 2008 for 2.1 crores and played his debut match in 2008.
It was believed that there was a love triangle between Karthik, his ex-wife Nikita and cricketer Murali Vijay as it was said that he cheated on Murali Vijay.
Dinesh Karthik Salary
Dinesh Karthik’s salary is 7.4 crore per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 20 lakhs from IPL since 2021.
|Name||Dinesh Karthik Salary|
|Monthly Income & Salary||Rs. 70 Lakhs +|
|Annual Income||Rs. 7.4 Crores +|
|Brand endorsement Fees||Rs. 3-5 Lakhs|
|Income Source||BCCI, IPL, Brands|
|IPL 2021 Fees||Rs. 7.4 crores|
|IPL Total Income||Rs. 75.9 crore|
Dinesh Karthik’s overall IPL Earnings :
|2021||Kolkata Knight Riders||Rs. 7.4 crores|
|2020||Kolkata Knight Riders||Rs. 7.4 crores|
|2019||Kolkata Knight Riders||Rs. 7.4 crores|
|2018||Kolkata Knight Riders||Rs. 7.4 crores|
|2017||Gujarat Lions||Rs. 2.3 crores|
|2016||Gujarat Lions||Rs. 2.3 crores|
|2015||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Rs. 10.5 crores|
|2014||Delhi Daredevils||Rs. 12.5 crores|
|2013||Mumbai Indians||Rs. 4.14 crores|
|2012||Mumbai Indians||Rs. 4.14 crores|
|2011||Kings XI Punjab||Rs. 4.14 crores|
|2010||Delhi Daredevils||Rs. 2.1 crores|
|2009||Delhi Daredevils||Rs. 2.1 crores|
|2008||Delhi Daredevils||Rs. 2.1 crores|
|Total||Rs. 75.9 crore|
Dinesh Karthik Net Worth
Dinesh Karthik has an estimated total Networth of Rs. 84 Crores ($ 12 Million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.
|Name||Dinesh Karthik Net Worth|
|Net Worth (2021)||$12 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||Rs. 84 Crores|
|Personal Properties||Not Known|
Dinesh Karthik Cars And Bikes Collection
Some Lesser Known Facts About Dinesh Karthik
• Dinesh was born and raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
• Dinesh was the first ever Indian cricketer to win a T20I Man of the Match award against South Africa in 2006.
• Karthik has done batting from opening position to No. 7.
• Dinesh completed his schooling at Don Bosco School, Chennai, St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai and Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait.
• His father Krishnakumar used to Work as a System Analyst.
• His mother Padma used to Work in IDBI and ONGC.
• His first wife was Nikkita vanjara. They married in 2007 and then they divorced in 2012.
• He tied a knot with Dipika Pallikal in 2015 at The Leela Palace hotel in Chennai.
• Karthik was born into a Tamil Brahmin family with a sporting background as his father Krishnakumar was a first-division cricketer for Chennai.
• Dinesh trained under the guidance of former Indian cricketer, Robin Singh.
• His second wife, Dipika Pallikal is an Indian Squash Champion.
• New Zealand legend Daniel Vettori once gifted him his award motorbike during an IPL season.
• Due to his irregular performance in wicket-keeping and batting, he was replaced by MS Dhoni at the end of 2004.
• He used to wear number 19 jersey for India which was Rahul Dravid‘s jersey number before.