Ravichandran Ashwin Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

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Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian professional cricketer who plays for India in all formats. He used to play for Tamil nadu in domestic cricket and currently playing for Delhi capitals in the indian premier league. He is right arm off break bowler and right handed batsman.

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


Full Name

Ravichandran Ashwin






Right Handed


Right-arm off-break


Not Known

Jersey Number

  • #99 India International Cricket Team
  • #99 Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team


  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Delhi Capitals (IPL)

Personal Life

Ravichandran Ashwin

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Ravichandran Ashwin was born on 17 September 1986 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


He is currently 35 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign









A home in Postal colony, West Mambalam, Chennai-33


  • School –  
    • Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
    • St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
  • College –
    • Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSN), Chennai
  • Educational Qualification –
    • B.Tech in Information Technology (IT)

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
  • In centimeters – 188 cm
  • In meters – 1.88 m

Weight (approx.)

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

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest:40 Inches
  • Waist: 32 Inches
  • Biceps: 12 Inches

Eye Color


Hair Color


Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Ravichandran Ashwin (Worked in Southern Railways, Former club level cricketer) 
  • Mother – Chitra Ashwin
  • Siblings – Not Known
Ravichandran Ashwin With His Family
Ravichandran Ashwin With His Family

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Ravichandran Ashwin dated –
    • Narayanan Prithi
Ravichandran Ashwin With Narayanan Prithi
Ravichandran Ashwin With Narayanan Prithi

Marital Status


  • Wife – Narayanan Prithi
Ravichandran Ashwin With Narayanan Prithi
Ravichandran Ashwin With Narayanan Prithi
  • Children’s –
    • Daughters – Akhira Ashwin (born in 2015), Aadhya Ashwin (born in 2016) 
Ravichandran Ashwin With Daughters
Ravichandran Ashwin With Daughters


Career Turning Point

Ashwin was the highest wicket taker of the 2010 Champions League T20 tournament for Chennai super kings with 13 wickets and he was named player of the tournament. His impressive and unique off spin bowling technique surprised selectors and got a chance to play for the Indian international team.


Test Debut

 Ravichandran Ashwin made his test cricket debut against west indies on 6 November 2011. at Delhi

ODI Debut

Ravichandran Ashwin made his one day international debut against Sri Lanka on 5 june 2010.

T20 Debut

Ravichandran Ashwin made his T20 debut against Zimbabwe on 12 june 2010. at Harare

IPL Debut

Ravichandran Ashwin made his IPL debut for Chennai Super Kings. He was selected for team Chennai Super Kings in IPL auction 2008 for 12 lakhs and played his debut match in 2008.


• Fastest Indian bowler to take 50 & 100 wickets in Test cricket.
• He was the fastest player to take 350 test wickets.

•Third most player of the series awards receiver in Test cricket.

•Ninth most runs in an inning by batting position in T20 internationals.

•Tenth most five wickets in an innings in career at all formats.

•Sixth most 10 wickets in a match in a career in test cricket.

•A hundred and five wickets in an innings in test cricket.

•Tenth best bowling analysis in an innings in T20 matches.

•Fourth best bowler fielder combination in T20 internationals.

•200 runs and 20 wickets in a series.

•Seventh most five wickets in an innings in a career.

•Eleventh most wickets taken caught and bowled.

•Thirteenth most wickets taken by LBW.

•Sixth fastest 100 wickets 

• He is the fastest 250 wickets taker.

• Ashwin is the fastest 300 wickets taker.


• In September 2016, during a Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) match, he lost his temperament while batting for the Dindigul Dragons against Chepak Super Gillies. When the batsman at the other end, Jagadishan Narayan, was dismissed, Ashwin and Narayan verbally molested the bowler Kishore, who pushed Narayan and made inflammatory comments.

• In December 2016, he was trolled on social media as he did not mention former captain MS Dhoni’s name in his thanksgiving speech after winning the ICC Best Test Cricketer Award.

Ravichandran Ashwin Salary

Ravichandran Ashwin’s salary is 7.6 crores per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 7.6 crores from IPL since 2021.

Name Ravichandran Ashwin Salary
Monthly Income & SalaryRs. 70 Lakhs +
Annual IncomeRs. 7.6 Crores +
Brand endorsement FeesRs. 3-5 Lakhs
Income SourceBCCI, IPL, Brands
Retainer FeeNA
Test Fee NA
T20 FeeNA
IPL 2021 FeesRs. 7.6 crores
IPL Total Income Rs. 72.4 crore

Ravichandran Ashwin’s overall IPL Earnings : 

YearTeamIPL Salary
2021Delhi CapitalsRs. 7.6 crores
2020Delhi Capitals Rs. 7.6 crores
2019Punjab Kings Rs. 7.6 crores
2018Kings XI Punjab Rs. 7.6 crores
2017 Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 7.5 crores
2016 Rising Pune Supergiant Rs. 7.5 crores
2015Chennai Super Kings Rs. 7.5 crores
2014Chennai Super Kings Rs. 7.5 crores
2013Chennai Super Kings Rs. 3.9 crores
2012Chennai Super Kings Rs. 3.9 crores
2011Chennai Super Kings Rs. 3.9 crores
2010Chennai Super Kings Rs. 12 lacs
2009Chennai Super Kings Rs. 12 lacs
2008Chennai Super Kings Rs. 12 lacs
TotalRs. 72.4 crore

Ravichandran Ashwin Net Worth

Ravichandran Ashwin has an estimated total Networth of Rs. 105 Crores ($ 15 Million)  in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Name Ravichandran Ashwin Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$15 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 105 Crores
Personal PropertiesNot Known
InvestmentsNot Known

Ravichandran Ashwin Cars And Bikes Collection

Not known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ravichandran Ashwin

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ravichandran Ashwin

• Ashwin completed his schooling at  Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School.

• He also attended SSN College of Engineering and graduated with a B-Tech in Information Technology.

• Ashwin said that coaches C. K. Vijay and Chandra at St Bede’s had played a big role in his career, where he had changed his bowling style from medium pace to off spin.

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

• His father Ravichandran used to work in Southern Railways, Former club level cricketer.

• Ashwin tied a knot with Narayanan Prithi on 13 November 2011.

• Ashwin was born into a Tamil Brahmin family with a sports background. His father used to play club cricket.

• His wife studies with him during his school days.

• He started his cricket career as a batman but due to pelvic injury, he dropped the idea of batting and became a spinner.

• When he captained the national cricket academy team and took 7 wickets, his motivation to become a great spinner was boosted.

• He was the guest contestant on Vijay TV’s ‘Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi’  that was hosted by actor Suriya.

• On 25 March 2019 while playing for Kings XI Punjab against Rajasthan Royals, Ashwin dismissed Jos Buttler in a run out popularly called ‘Mankading’. After which he started gaining hate from the fans because it is against the spirit of the game.