Sanju Samson Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

sanju samson

Sanju Samson is an Indian cricket player who represents Kerala in domestic cricket and he is captain of Rajasthan Royal in the Indian premier league (IPL) 2021. Sanju Samson is a wicketkeeper batsman and seasonal right arm off break bowler.

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


Full Name

Sanju Viswanath Samson






Right Handed


Right Arm Medium

Jersey Number

  • #9 India International Cricket Team
  • #9 Kerala
  • #9 Rajasthan Royals (IPL)


  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Kerala
  • IPL 2020 Team – Rajasthan Royals



Personal Life

Sanju Samson

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Sanju was born on 11 November 1994 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India


He is currently 26 years old. (as in 2021).

Sun Sign





Trivandrum, Kerala, India


  • School –  
    • Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi
    • St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram
  • College –
    • Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum
  • Educational Qualification –
    • Bachelor of Arts

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 – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 137 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 38 Inches
  • Waist: 30 Inches
  • Biceps: 13 inches

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Family & Relationship

  • Father – Samson Viswanath (Police)
  • Mother – Lijy Viswanath
  • Siblings – Saly Samson (Younger Brother)
Sanju Samson With His Family
Sanju Samson With His Family

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Sanju Samson dated –
    • Charulatha

Marital Status


  • Wife – Charulatha
Sanju Samson with His Wife
Sanju Samson with His Wife


Career turning point

He was the vice-captain of the Indian Under-19 team for the 2014 Under-19 Cricket World Cup and 2013 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup. Sanju scored an unbeaten 212 in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20. He was bought by Kolkata knight riders in IPL auctions 2012 for 8 lacs.

ODI Debut

Sanju Samson  made his one day international debut against Sri Lanka on 2 July 2021

Test Debut

Not Debuted Yet

T20 Debut

Sanju Samson has done his T20 debut against Zimbabwe on 19 July 2015. But, it wasn’t a good match for him as he contributed only 19 runs from only 24 balls.

IPL Debut

Sanju Samson was selected for team Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL auction 2012 for 8 lacs and played his debut match in 2012.

Sanju Samson Salary

Sanju Samson’s salary is 8 crores per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 48.5 crores from IPL since 2012.

Name Sanju Samson Salary
Monthly Income & SalaryRs. 80 Lakhs +
Annual IncomeRs. 8 Crores +
Brand endorsement FeesRs. 5-10 Lakhs
Income SourceBCCI, IPL, Brands
Retainer FeeNA
Test Fee NA
T20 FeeNA
IPL 2021 FeesRs. 8 Crores
IPL Total IncomeRs. 48.5 Crores

Sanju Samson’s overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2021Rajasthan RoyalsRs. 8.00 crore
2020Rajasthan Royals Rs. 8.00 crore
2019Rajasthan Royals Rs. 8.00 crore
2018Rajasthan Royals Rs. 8.00 crore
2017Delhi Daredevils Rs. 4.20 crore
2016Delhi Daredevils Rs. 4.20 crore
2015Rajasthan Royals Rs. 4.00 crore
2014Rajasthan Royals Rs. 4.00 crore
2013Rajasthan Royals Rs. 10 lacs
2012Kolkata Knight Riders Rs. 10 lacs
Total Rs. 48.5 crore

Sanju Samson Net worth

Sanju Samson has an estimated total Networth of Rs 56 Crores ($ 8 Million) in 2021, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Name Sanju Samson Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$8 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 56 Crores
Personal PropertiesNot Known
InvestmentsNot Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanju Samson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanju Samson

• His father was formerly a police constable at Delhi Police and a retired football player and coach who has represented Delhi in Santhosh Trophy.

• His elder brother Saly Samson is also a former cricketer and represented Kerala in Junior cricket.

• Sanju completed his studies at Rosary Senior Secondary School, Delhi.

• He trained under coach Yashpal at the academy in DL DAV Model School.

• Sanju pursued a B.A. degree in English literature from Mar Ivanios College, Thiruvananthapuram

• Apart from cricket he also wanted to become an IAS officer.

• He won the Best Young Player award for the 2013 IPL season in a poll conducted by the IPL.

• At the age of 19, he became the youngest player to join the crore club after being purchased for 4 crores 

• He became the youngest batsman to score 1000 runs in the IPL series.

• He is the youngest player to score 2 double centuries in Ranji Trophy.