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

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Vijay Shankar is an Indian intentional cricketer who plays for the Indian cricket team and in sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian premier league. He is an all rounder player who bowls right arm medium fast and bats right handed. He played for Tamil Nadu in domestic matches and he was also part of team India in the 2019 cricket world cup.

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


Full Name

Vijay Shankar




Right Handed


Right-arm medium


S Balaji, WV Raman

Jersey Number

  • #59 Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team


  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Tamil Nadu Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2021 Team – Sunrisers Hyderabad (IPL)

Personal Life

Vijay Shankar

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Vijay Shankar was born on 26 January 1991 in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.


He is currently 30 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign







A two-story independent house in Madipakkam, South Chennai


  • School –  
    • Modern Senior Secondary School, Nangainallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • College –
    • Guru Nanak College, Chennai
  • Educational Qualification –
    • Graduate

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 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

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – H. Shankar (Former club cricketer)
  • Mother – Name Not Known
Vijay Shankar His Mother And Father
Vijay Shankar His Mother And Father
  • Siblings – Ajay Shankar (Elder Brother)

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Vijay Shankar dated –
    • Vaishali Visweswaran
Vijay Shankar With Vaishali Visweswaran
Vijay Shankar With Vaishali Visweswaran

Marital Status


  • Wife – Vaishali Visweswaran
Vijay Shankar With Vaishali Visweswaran
Vijay Shankar With Vaishali Visweswaran


Career Turning Point

In the beginning, he plays for the Tamil Nadu team in domestic matches. in the 2014 Ranji Trophy, he was two times the man of the match. In the quarterfinal match against Vidarbha, he scored excellent 111 runs for which he won man of the match rewards. Also against Maharashtra, he scored 91 and picked 2 wickets for this extraordinary performance he won man of the match awards. he was also in the team of India B in the deodar trophy. He bought for Chennai super kings in 2014 and then in 2017  IPL auctions sunrisers Hyderabad took him in their team.


Test Debut

Not Debuted Yet

ODI Debut

He made his ODI debut in 18 January 2019 when He was named in place of Hardik Pandya in the 2019 Australia tour.

T20 Debut

Vijay Shankar made his T 20 debut in the 6 March 2018 Nidahas trophy against Sri Lanka.

IPL Debut

Vijay Shankar made his IPL debut for Chennai Super Kings. Super Kings Buy him Rs 1 crore in the auctions of IPL 2013.

Vijay Shankar Salary

Vijay Shankar’s salary is 1.2 crores per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 14 crores from Ipl since 2013. He also does brand endorsement and advertisement along with cricket.

Name Vijay Shankar
Monthly Income & SalaryRs. 50 Lakhs +
Annual IncomeRs. 5 Crores +
Brand endorsement FeesRs. 5-7 Lakhs
Income SourceBCCI, IPL, Brands
Retainer FeeNA
Test Fee NA
T20 FeeNA
IPL 2021 FeesRs. 3.30 crores
IPL Total IncomeRs. 13.70 crores

Vijay Shankar’s Overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2021Sunrisers HyderabadRs 3.20 crore
2020Sunrisers HyderabadRs 3.20 crore
2019Sunrisers HyderabadRs 3.20 crore
2018Delhi DaredevilsRs 3.20 crore
2017Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 35 lacs
2016Sunrisers HyderabadRs. 35 lacs
2014Chennai Super KingsRs. 10 lacs
2013Chennai Super KingsRs. 10 lacs
TotalRs. 13.70 crore

Vijay Shankar Net worth

Vijay Shankar has an estimated total net worth is around Rs. 25 crores (3.8 million dollars) in 2021

Name Vijay Shankar
Net Worth (2021)$3.8 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 25 crore
Personal PropertiesNot Known
InvestmentsNot Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Shankar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vijay Shankar

• Vijay Shankar is so passionate about cricket he used to play in the car parking area along with his brother who was a lower division player in Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.

• He had a serious shoulder injury in 2015, and knee surgery in the year 2016. During India A’s Tour again a ball hit him and he got a shoulder injury.

• He scored 379 runs in 8 matches with three fifties and a century in multi day games.

• He told that his inspiration and idol is Rahul Dravid.

• Even After multiple injuries he passed the yo yo test with an impressive score of 18.5.

• Shankar’s father, H.Shankar is a former club cricketer and his brother was also a good league cricket player. In Ranji trophy series 2014-15, he scored 577 runs in seven matches, scoring two centuries and three fifties, and also took eight wickets.