Faf du Plessis Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Faf du Plessis is a South African cricketer and former captain of the national south African team. He is currently playing for Chennai super kings in the Indian premier league (IPL)2021. Faf du Plessis is a Right-arm leg break Bowler and Right-hand batsman.

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

Biography/Wiki

Full Name

Francois du Plessis

Nickname

Faf and The Marathon Man

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Right Handed

Bowling

Right-arm leg-break

Jersey Number

  • #18 South Africa International Cricket Team
  • #18 Titans Domestic Cricket Team
  • #18 Chennai Super Kings (IPL, County Cricket)

Teams

  • National Team South Africa International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Titans Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2020 Team – Chennai Super Kings (IPL)

Personal Life

Faf du Plessis

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Faf was born on 13 July 1984 in Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa

Age

He is currently 36 years old (as in 2020).

Sun Sign

Cancer

Nationality

South African

Religion

Christian

Hometown

Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa

Education

  • School –  
    • Afrikaans Boys’ High School, Pretoria
  • College –
    • University of Pretoria, Pretoria
  • Educational Qualification –
    • Not Known

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 78 kg
  • In Pounds – 172 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 42 Inches
  • Waist: 32 Inches
  • Biceps: 14 inches

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Black

Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Francois du Plessis
Faf Du Plessis With His Father
Faf Du Plessis With His Father
  • Mother – Not Known
Faf Du Plessis With His Mother
Faf Du Plessis With His Mother
  • Siblings – Rhemi (Sister)
Faf Du Plessis With His Sister
Faf Du Plessis With His Sister

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Faf du Plessis dated –
    • Imari Visser
Faf Du Plessis With Imari Visser
Faf Du Plessis With Imari Visser

Marital Status

Married

  • Wife – Imari Visser
Faf Du Plessis With Imari Visser
Faf Du Plessis With Imari Visser
  • Children’s –
    • Daughters – 1
Faf du Plessis With His Wife And Daughter
Faf du Plessis With His Wife And Daughter

Career

Career turning point

 Du Plessis made his maiden ODI hundred on 27 August 2014 against Australia after scoring 106 off 98 balls while chasing 327 runs to win. His regular great performances attracted the franchise and bought by Chennai Super Kings for 55 lacs in IPL auctions 2011.

ODI Debut

Faf made his One Day International debut on 18 January 2011, playing against India at Cape Town. Faf made a useful contribution of 60 runs.

Test Debut

In 2012, Faf played his first test match against Australia at Adelaide on 22 November 2012. Where Faf scored 78 runs and 110 runs respectively in the two innings. 

T20 Debut

Faf du Plessis has done his T20 debut against England on 8 September 2012.

IPL Debut

Faf du Plessis was selected for team Chennai Super Kings in IPL auction 2011 for 5.5 lacs and played his debut match in 2011.

Faf du Plessis Salary And Net worth

Faf du Plessis’s salary is 3 crore per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 26.4 crores from Ipl since 2011.

Faf du Plessis has an estimated total Networth of Rs. 114 Crores ($ 14.5 Million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Faf du Plessis’s overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2021Chennai Super Kings Rs. 1.60 crore
2020Chennai Super Kings Rs. 1.60 crore
2019Chennai Super Kings Rs. 1.60 crore
2018Chennai Super Kings Rs. 1.60 crore
2017   Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 4.00 crore
2016  Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 4.70 crore
2015 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.70 crore
2014 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.70 crore
2013 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 63 lacs
2012 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 60 lacs
2011 Chennai Super Kings Rs. 55 lacs
Total Rs. 26.40 crore

Some Lesser Known Facts About Faf du Plessis

Some Lesser Known Facts About Faf du Plessis

• When he was just 3 years old when his parents got separated and he mainly lives with his mother.

• His cousin brother Marcel du Plessis is a Namibian Rugby player.

  • He is also a graduate of the University of Pretoria. D

• He married his long-time girlfriend Imari Visser in November 2013 at Kleine Zalze

• His sister Rhemi is married to South African international cricketer Hardus Viljoen in December 2019.

• Du Plessis performed very well with the Chennai Super Kings scoring 398 runs in IPL 2012.

• Du Plessis is the first player to score a century in an innings of a day/night Test as captain. 

• In the first Test against Sri Lanka, du Plessis scored his 4,000th run In December 2020,

  • Du Plessis scored 185 runs in the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka, the second highest individual score by a South African