Dinesh Karthik Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Dinesh Karthik is an Indian cricketer who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Dinesh Karthik is a Right-arm off-break Bowler and Right-hand batsman.

Dinesh Karthik Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Income, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, House, Cars, Records, Awards & Facts

Biography/Wiki

Full Name

Dinesh Karthik

Nickname

DK

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Right Handed

Bowling

Right-arm off break

Coach/Mentor

Robin Singh

Jersey Number

  • #21,19 India International Cricket Team
  • #21,19 Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team

Teams

  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL)

Personal Life

Dinesh Karthik

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Dinesh Karthik was born on 1 June 1985 in Delhi, India.

Age

He is currently 36 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign

Gemini

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Hinduism

Caste

Brahmin

Address

An apartment called The Karthik’s’ in Chennai

Education

  • 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

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 65 kg
  • In Pounds – 143 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 38 Inches
  • Waist: 30 Inches
  • Biceps: 14 Inches

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Krishnakumar (Worked as a System Analyst)
  • Mother – Padma (Worked in IDBI and ONGC)
  • Siblings – Vinesh(Elder Brother)
Dinesh Karthik  With His Family
Dinesh Karthik  With His Family

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Dinesh Karthik dated –
    • Nikita Vanjara
Dinesh Karthik With Nikita Vanjara
Dinesh Karthik With Nikita Vanjara
  • Dipika Pallikal (Squash Player)
Nikita Vanjara With Dipika Pallikal
Nikita Vanjara With Dipika Pallikal

Marital Status

Married

  • Wife – Nikita Vanjara (m. 2007–div. 2012)
Dinesh Karthik With Nikita Vanjara
Dinesh Karthik With Nikita Vanjara
  • Dipika Pallikal (m. 2015-present)
Nikita Vanjara With Dipika Pallikal
Nikita Vanjara With Dipika Pallikal

Career

Career Turning Point

Abahani Limited, Albert TUTI Patriots, Delhi Daredevils, Gujarat Lions, Kings XI Punjab, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Zone, Tamil Nadu

Debut

Test Debut

 3 November 2004 against Australia at Mumbai

ODI Debut

5 September 2004 against England at London

T20 Debut

1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg

IPL Debut

Dinesh Karthik made his IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils. Delhi Daredevils Buy him Rs 2.10 Crore in the auctions of IPL 2008.

Records

• The first ever Indian cricketer to win a T20I Man of the Match award (against South Africa in 2006).
• He has done batting from opening position to No. 7.

Controversy

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 And Net worth

Salary –

Retainer Fee: Rs. Not Known
Test Fee: Rs.Not Known
ODI Fee: Rs. Not Known
T20 Fee: Rs. Not Known
IPL 13: Rs. 7.40 Crore

Dinesh Karthik has an estimated total Networth of Rs 80 crore ($11 million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Dinesh Karthik Cars And Bikes Collection

Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dinesh Karthik

Some Lesser Known Facts About Dinesh Karthik

• Dinesh was born into a Tamil Brahmin family with a sporting background as his father was a first-division cricketer for Chennai.

• He first met his second wife, Dipika Rebecca Pallikal at the Chennai marathon in 2008, through their common gym trainer, Shankar Basu, of ‘Maverick Gym,’ Chennai.