Umesh Yadav Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Vidarbha domestic cricket team, Indian national team, and Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. He is a right arm fast bowler and also the first Vidarbha player who played international test cricket. He played his first one day international in May 2010 against zimbabwe. in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, He was the highest wicket-taker for India and third highest overall.

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


Full Name

Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav


Vidarbha Hurricane and Babloo




Right Handed


Right-arm fast


Subroto Banerjee and Pritam Ghande


  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Vidarbha Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Delhi Daredevils (IPL)

Personal Life

Umesh Yadav

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Umesh Yadav was born on 25 October 1987 in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.


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

Sun Sign







Pokharbhinda Lala(Baraipur Lala), Govindpur, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India


  • School –  
    • Not known
  • College –
    • Not known
  • 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 – 75 kg
  • In Pounds – 165 lbs

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Tilak Yadav (Coal-mine worker)
  • Mother – Late Kishori Devi
  • Siblings – Ramesh Yadav and 1 more (Elder Brother)
Umesh Yadav With His  Family
Umesh Yadav With His Family

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Umesh Yadav dated –
    • Tanya Wadhwa (Fashion designer)

Marital Status


  • Wife – Tanya Wadhwa (Fashion designer)
Umesh Yadav With Tanya Wadhwa
Umesh Yadav With Tanya Wadhwa
  • Children’s –
    • Daughters – 1
Umesh Yadav With His Daughters
Umesh Yadav With His Daughters


Career Turning Point

He was rejected from the college cricket team because he was not a club player at that time.  He only played tennis ball cricket before. Umesh joined the Vidarbha club and started his bowling career. Yadav made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Madhya Pradesh On 3 November 2008,  in the 2008–09 Ranji Trophy series while playing for Vidarbha he was selected for the central zone team in the Duleep trophy. Due to his excellent performance, he was bought for team Delhi daredevils. Umesh was the 4th highest wicket-taker in the 2012 IPL  by taking 19 wickets.


Test Debut

Yadav made his test debut against west indies on 6 th November 2011

ODI Debut

Umesh Yadav made his one day international debut against Zimbabwe on 28th May 2010.

T20 Debut

Umesh Yadav has done his T20 debut against Sri Lanka on 7th August 2012.

IPL Debut

He bought for team Delhi daredevils in IPL auction 2009 for 12 lakhs and played his debut match in 2011.


• He is the 1st player from the Vidarbha area of Maharashtra to play for the Indian Team.
• Fastest bowl delivered by him was 155.5 km/hr against Sri Lanka.
•  He was the highest wicket-taker for India in the ICC World Cup 2015 with 18 wickets.

Umesh Yadav Salary

Umesh Yadav’s salary is 1 crore per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 34.6 crores from Ipl since 2009. He also does brand endorsement and advertisement along with cricket.

Name Umesh Yadav 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 FeesRs. 1 Crore
IPL Total IncomeRs. 34.59 Crores

Umesh Yadav‘s Overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2021Delhi CapitalsRs. 1 crore
2020Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 4.20 crore
2019Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 4.20 crore
2018Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 4.20 crore
2017Kolkata Knight RidersRs. 2.60 crore
2016Kolkata Knight RidersRs. 2.60 crore
2015Kolkata Knight RidersRs. 2.60 crore
2014Kolkata Knight RidersRs. 2.60 crore
2013Delhi Daredevils Rs. 3.45 crore
2012Delhi Daredevils Rs. 3.45 crore
2011Delhi Daredevils Rs. 3.45 crore
2010Delhi DaredevilsRs. 12 lacs
2009Delhi DaredevilsRs. 12 lacs
TotalRs. 34.59 crore

Umesh Yadav Salary And Net worth

Umesh Yadav has an estimated total net worth of Rs. 50 crores (7.3 million dollars) in 2021 and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements, advertisements, and playing cricket.

Name Umesh Yadav Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$7.3 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 50 Crores
Personal PropertiesNot Known
InvestmentsNot Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Umesh Yadav

Some Lesser Known Facts About Umesh Yadav

• Umesh Yadav wanted to become an army officer but he was not selected.

• Yadav also used to play played tennis ball cricket. He was a good fast bowler with tennis balls and once he even got a Man of the Series award and a cash prize of around Rs 10,000.

• Yadav continued to performing well in domestic matches and due to which he was bought by Delhi Daredevils for the 2010 season of IPL.

• Yadav is the first cricketer from Vidarbha who was selected for the Indian international cricket team.

• He was the most wicket taker from India in ICC world cup 2015

• Yadav showed his batting skills in a Ranji match against Orissa by smashing his maiden century across the formats. He scored 128 runs in just 119 balls