Ab De Villiers

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Ab De Villiers is an Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper). He is famous for hitting shots 360 degrees around the cricket ground

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Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)

age Current Age
37 years, 1 months, 30 days, 13 hours, 46 minutes, 0 seconds.
13573 Total days

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Article Type: Biography
Category: Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
NameAb De Villiers
Real NameAbraham Benjamin de Villiers
Pet / Nick NameABD, Mr. 360
NationalitySouth African
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
OriginPretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign

Ab De Villiers Age (Current)37 years 1 months 30 days old
Date Of Birth (DOB)-- 02/17/1984 (M/D/Y)
BirthplaceBela-Bela, South Africa
Star Sign (Nakshatra)Not Sure

Death Details

Alive Or DeadAlive
Date Of Death (DOD)-- (M/D/Y)
After Death Timeline0 years 0 months 0 days 0 hours 0 minutes 0 seconds
0 Total days

Personality, Physical Appearance

Body, Height, Weight

Body TypeSlim
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 inches - Waist: 32 inches - Biceps: 14 inches
Zero SizeN/A
Ab De Villiers's Height5 feet 11 inches / 180 Centimeters
Weight75 kg / 165.375 lbs

Face Properties

Face ShapeOval
Eye ColourBlue Eyes
Nose TypeSharp
Hair ColourLight Brown
Hair LengthMedium Length
Dimple StatusNo
BeardThin Beard


CharacterGood Human
NegativeNot Known

Father / Mother, Family Details

Ab De Villiers FatherAbraham B de Villiers
MotherMillie De Villiers
No. Of. Brothers2
No. Of. Sisters0
Brother(s)Jan de Villiers (Elder), Wessels de Villiers (Elder)

Father – Abraham B de Villiers

Mother – Millie De Villiers

Brothers – Jan de Villiers (Elder), Wessels de Villiers (Elder)

Sister – None

Relationship, Affairs, Wife / Husband, Girlfriends / Boyfriends

Ab De Villiers Relationship StatusEngaged
Interested InNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Marital TypeNot Sure
SpouseWife -Danielle de Villiers (m. 2013-present)

Affair/Girlfriend – Danielle de Villiers (Social Worker)

Wedding Details

Ab De Villiers's Wedding Date- 03/30/2013
Together Timeline- 8 years 0 months 17 days 13 hours 46 minutes 0 seconds
2939 Total days
Divorce Date-
Separated Timeline- 0 years 0 months 0 days 0 hours 0 minutes 0 seconds
0 Total days

Son / Daughter, Children Details

No.Of. Male Kids2
No.Of. Female Kids0

Kids Details

Sons – Abraham de Villiers (born in 2015), John Richard de Villiers (born in 2017)

Daughter – None

Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known

Ab De Villiers's CasteFather - Not Known
Mother - Same As Fathers
CommunityNot Known
Mother TongueNot Revealed Yet
Languages KnownEnglish

Address, Native, Hometown, Current City

Native / OriginPretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Home TownPretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Ab De Villiers's Current CityPretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
AddressA bungalow in Durban, South Africa

Education, Qualification

SchoolWarmbaths Primary School, Bela-Bela Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool (Afrikaans Boys' High School), Pretoria
Ab De Villiers's QualificationHigh School graduate
Other Education NotesNot Known


Life Style

Does Ab De Villiers, Consume Alcohol?Yes
Does Ab De Villiers, Smoke Cigarettes?Not Sure Yet
Will Drive?Yes
Is Ab De Villiers, Swims?Yes
Is Ab De Villiers, Yoga Practitioner?Not Sure Yet
Does Gym?Yes
Is Ab De Villiers, a Jogger?Not Sure Yet
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

Ab De Villiers's HobbiesListening to Music, Travelling
FoodContinental, Punjabi
MusicFilm songs

Abdominal muscle was naturally introduced to a games cherishing family, who constantly urged him to play sports.

As a child, he used to play different games, for example, cricket, badminton, tennis, squash, swimming, football, golf, and rugby, however sooner he built up an affection for cricket.

He was a prankster as a child and was once ousted from the school for playing tricks.

Stomach muscle and Faf du Plessis have been closest companions since youth.

In the wake of playing 16 five star recreations, he made his presentation for South Africa at 20 years old.

He thinks about South African expert defender, Jonty Rhodes, as his motivation.

Until 2008, he used to be a rash batsman who could without much of a stretch discard his wicket, and never played up to his bore. In April 2008, after his normal execution in the first Test against England at the Lord’s, the South African captain Graeme Smith and mentor Mickey Arthur gave him a final offer. Abdominal muscle took the analysis emphatically and scored a match-winning 174 keeps running in the second Test of the arrangement in Headingley and solidified his place in the group.

Music is a vital piece of his life and in 2010, he worked together with artist and lyricist Ampie Du Preez, and discharged a bi-lingual English/Afrikaans collection called ‘Maak Jou Drome Waar’ or ‘Make Your Dreams Come True.’

On 18 January 2015, he set the amazing quickest ODI century record, off 31 balls, against West Indies at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.

He couldn’t prevent his removes from coming and cried on the field when South Africa lost in the nail-gnawing World Cup 2015 semi-last match against New Zealand.

Jonty Rhodes once uncovered that AB needed to resign from Test cricket in 2016, yet Cricket South Africa encouraged him not to resign.

In September 2016, he discharged his collection of memoirs AB: The Autobiography’ in English and Afrikaans.

There have been phony stories on the web about his multi-sport ability and wonders identified with it, however in his collection of memoirs, he uncovered that during his school days, he set an Under-9 breaststroke record, and was national No.1 in tennis, in his age gathering.

Due to his exceptionally imaginative shots around the cricket ground, he has earned Nickname: s like Mr. 360′ and Superman.’

He underpins ‘Have any kind of effect Foundation’ that supports chosen researchers from various fields in South Africa.

On 23 May 2018, he left the cricket fans everywhere throughout the world staggered in the wake of declaring his choice to resign from universal cricket, by means of a video message, expressing that he had come up short on gas’ or he had lost vitality to play cricket.

Favourites and Preferences

Favourite ActorBrad Pitt
Favourite ActressesKate Beckinsale
Favourite Film(s)Gladiator, A River Runs Through It
Favourite Director(s)Don't Know
Favourite FoodPasta, Sea food
Favourite DrinkRed wine
Favourite FruitNot Known
Preferred OutfitNot Known
Preferred PerfumeNot Known
Favourite Destination(s)Not Known
Ab De Villiers's Favourite ColourNot Known
Favourite MusicianNot Revealed Yet
Favourite Singer(s)No Such
Favourite Song(s)Not Known
Favourite Sport(s)Not Revealed Yet

Gossips, Controversies

In April 2015, when AB was the ODI captain of South Africa, a supposed amount discussion impelled after South Africa lost to New Zealand in the 2015 World Cup semi-last. South Africa’s superior mentor Mike Horn conceded that the group the executives was compelled to choose Vernon Philander instead of the in-structure Kyle Abbott during the World Cup to meet the quantity targets.

Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets

Ab De Villiers's Salary(as in 2018) Retainer Fee- $363,000, Test Fee- $6,925, ODI Fee- $1,900, T20 Fee- $911, IPL 11- $2.21 million or 11 crore
Net Worth(approx) $20 million

Movable and Immovable Assets

Cars Collection – Audi Q7, BMW X5

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International Debut ODI- 2 February 2005 against England at Bloemfontein

Test- 17 December 2004 against England at Port Elizabeth

T20- 24 February 2006 against Australia at Johannesburg

Jersey Number – #17 (South Africa), #17 (Domestic)

Domestic / State Team – Africa XI, Barbados Tridents, Delhi Daredevils, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Titans

Coach / Mentor – Dean Botes

Favorite Shot – Pull shot

Records (main ones) :

  • The 2nd youngest and the 2nd fastest South African to reach 1,000 Test runs, after Graeme Pollock.
  • He holds the record of hitting the fastest 50 & 100 in an ODI.
  • Record of reaching 7000 runs in minimum ODI matches.
  • Holds the record of hitting maximum sixes in an ODI inning along with Rohit Sharma.
  • Record of the fastest ODI 150, off 64 balls, in February 2015.
  • Record of the fastest ODI century, off 31 balls, against West Indies in January 2015.

Honors, Awards

2010 : ICC ODI Player of the Year

2014 : ICC ODI Player of the Year, South African Cricketer of the Year

2015 : ICC ODI Player of the Year, South African Cricketer of the Year, Cricketers’ Cricketer of the Year, SA Fan’s Cricketer of the Year, So Good Award

Career Turning Point – His performance for the Titans in the 2003-04 season, after which he was selected in the South African Test squad against the visiting team England.





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