Murali Vijay Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

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Murali Vijay is an indian professional cricketer who plays for tamil nadu in the dometic matches and currently playing for chennai super kings in the indian premier league. He is right handed batsman and right arm off break bowler.

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


Full Name

Murali Vijay 


Vijay and Monk


Indian Cricketer




Right-arm off break


Bharat Arun

Jersey Number

  • #26 India International Cricket Team


  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Chennai Super Kings(IPL)

Personal Life

Murali Vijay

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Murali Vijay was born on 1 April 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


He is currently 37 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign







Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • School –  
    • Not Known
  • College –
    • Vivekananda College in Mylapore, Chennai
  • Educational Qualification –
    • Graduation

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 40 Inches
  • Waist: 32 Inches
  • Biceps: 14 Inches

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Not Known 
  • Mother – Not Known 
  • Siblings – Not Known 
Murali Vijay With His Mother And Father
Murali Vijay With His Mother And Father

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Murali Vijay dated –
    • Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay with Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay with Nikita Vijay

Marital Status


  • Wife – Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay With Nikita Vijay
Murali Vijay With Nikita Vijay
  • Children’s –
    • Son – Nirav Vijay
    • Daughters – Iva Vijay
Murali Vijay With Children's
Murali Vijay With Children’s


Career Turning Point

In the 207-2008 Ranji trophy series he scored 582 runs in seven matches at an average of 58.2 with two hundreds including a high score of 230* against saurashtra. This series helped him to make his place in IPL team chennai super kings.


ODI Debut

Murali Vijay made his one day international debut against South Africa on 27 february 2010.

Test Debut

Murali Vijay made his test cricket debut against Australia on 6 november 2008.

T20 Debut

Murali Vijay made his T20 debut against Afghanistan on 1 May 2010.

IPL Debut

Murali Vijay made his IPL debut for Chennai Super Kings. He was selected for team Chennai Super Kings in IPL auction 2009 for 12  lakhs and played his debut match in 2009.


• Sixth highest partnership for second wickets.

• 2nd highest run-scorer behind Virat Kohli in the 2014-15 Test series in Australia.


It was believed that there was a love triangle between Dinesh Karthik, his ex-wife Nikita and him, as it was said that he had cheated with Murali Vijay.

Murali Vijay Salary

Murali Vijay’s salary is 2 crore per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 2 crore from IPL since 2021.

Name Murali Vijay Salary
Monthly Income & SalaryRs. 20 Lakhs +
Annual IncomeRs. 2 Crores +
Brand endorsement FeesRs. 3-5 Lakhs
Income SourceBCCI, IPL, Brands
Retainer FeeNA
Test Fee NA
T20 FeeNA
IPL 2021 Fees Rs. 2 crore
IPL Total Income Rs. 32.6 crore

Murali Vijay ’s overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2020Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2 crore
2019Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2 crore
2018Chennai Super Kings Rs. 2 crore
2017   Kings XI Punjab Rs. 3 crores
2016   Kings XI Punjab Rs. 3 crores
2015   Kings XI Punjab Rs. 3 crores
2014Delhi Daredevils Rs. 5 crores
2013Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.1 crores
2012Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.1 crores
2011Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4.1 crores
2010Chennai Super Kings Rs. 12 lacs
2009Chennai Super Kings Rs. 12 lacs
TotalRs. 32.6 crore

Murali Vijay Net Worth

Murali Vijay has an estimated total Networth of Rs. 49 Crores ($ 7 Million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Name Murali Vijay Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$7 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 49 Crores
Personal PropertiesNot Known
InvestmentsNot Known

Murali Vijay Cars And Bikes Collection

Not known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Murali Vijay 

Some Lesser Known Facts About Murali Vijay 

• He made his test debut as a replacement for Gautam Gambhir in 2008 border gavaskar trophy.

• He was born and raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

• Murali completed his studies at Vivekananda College in Mylapore, Chennai

• Vijay tied a knot to Nikita Vijay.

• When he was 17 years old he failed in his class 12 exams on the other hand his sister scored 98 percent marks. After this incident his father said he is only eligible for Peon’s job.

• He was hurted by his father’s words and then shifted to a local hotel.

• He started working for a snooker club to earn some money and started playing cricket alongside.

• Then he completed his schooling and was admitted to Vivekananda college to complete his graduation.

• Initially he liked long haircuts but Dometic cricket did not allow it.

• He made his first class debut against delhi where he scored a fifty. He scored a total of 628 runs at an average of 52 with two centuries and one half centuries.

• His wife Nikita is an ex wife of Dinesh Kartik.