Chris Gayle Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Biography, Records & More

Chris Gayle

Real NameChristopher Henry "Chris" Gayle
NicknameCrampy, Gayleforce, Master Storm, GayleStorm, Universe Boss
ProfessionWest Indies Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weightin Kilograms- 98 kg
in Pounds- 216 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
TattoosHe has many tattoos all over his body (mainly on arms & chest)
Chris Gayle Tattoos Chris Gayle Tattoos
International DebutTest- 16 March 2000 against Zimbabwe
ODI- 11 September 1999 against India
T20- 16 February 2006 against New Zealand
Jersey Number#45 (West Indies)
#333 (IPL, County)
Domestic/State TeamBarisal Burners, Dhaka Gladiators, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Matabeleland Tuskers, Melbourne Renegades, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, Worcestershire
Nature on fieldCalm & Jolly nature but an aggressive batsmen
Favourite ShotPull Shot
Records (main ones)• He became the first player to hit six on the first ball of a test match.
• First player to score century in all the 3 forms of Cricket.
• Became the 4th player to hit 2 triple centuries in Test matches.
• He has scored the highest T20 individual score (175*)
• First player to score a double century in a World Cup.
• First West Indian to get 7000+ runs and take 150 wickets in ODIs.
• First cricketer to hit centuries in all three formats of the game (T20, Test and ODI).
Chris Gayle's century record
• First player to reach 10,000 runs in T20 cricket.
• Highest individual score in T20 cricket (unbeaten 175 against Pune Warriors in IPL 2013).
Career Turning PointWhen he scored 3 centuries against India in 2002, he became the 3rd West Indian to score 1000+ runs in a calendar year.
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 September 1979
Age (as in 2016)37 Years
Birth PlaceKingston, Jamaica
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownKingston, Jamaica
SchoolExcelsior High School (Jamaica)
Educational Qualifications10th
FamilyFather- Dudley Gayle (worked as a policeman)
Mother- Name not known (she used to sell peanuts and snacks)
Chris Gayle with his Parents
Siblings- 6 siblings (Gayle is the 5th one) - Vanclive 'Father Bulla' Parris, Wayne Gayle (Younger)
Chris Gayle with his brother, Vanclive 'Father Bulla' Parris Chris Gayle with his younger brothe, Wayne Gayle
HobbiesDancing, driving
Likes & DislikesLikes: Dancing
Dislikes: Running, even on the field he tries not to go for singles and doubles instead he tries to hit the ball out of the ground.
ControversiesHe was involved in a kind of cold war with West Indies Cricket Board over the sponsorship issues
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerNot Known
Favourite FoodAckee and Saltfish
Favourite MovieRambo (Series)
Favourite ColourNot Known
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNatasha Berridge
WifeNatasha Berridge
Chris Gayle with his wife Natasha
Daughter- Blush
Cars collectionGL 63 AMG - Mercedes, Land Cruiser V8
Chris Gayle cars
Bikes collectionHarley Davidson FXSTSB Bad Boy
Money Factor
SalaryPrice in IPL Auction (2014): 9.5 Crores (INR)
Approximate yearly income: $7.5 million
Net Worth$35 Million

Chris Gayle

Some Lesser Known Facts About Chris Gayle

  • Does Chris Gayle smoke?: Yes
  • Does Chris Gayle drink alcohol?: Yes
  • When he was a teenager, his friends used to call him “crampy” due to his laziness.
  • Once he suffered from an irregular heartbeat problem when he was playing in India in his early career, after which an operation was done to resolve the issue.
  • He once scored 196 runs in a T20 trial match, he got out in 15th over.
  • In 2011 IPL Auctions, Gayle went unsold in the first round.
  • He scored a century in his debut T20 match in IPL.
  • He loves his dressing style.
  • He loves listening Bollywood songs.
  • He is very active on social media sites.
  • In Big Bash 2016, Gayle said ‘Don’t blush, baby’ to an Australian reporter, Mel McLaughlin on live TV. Gayle was caught up in a huge controversy for doing that, later he apologized and said he said that in a humorous way.

  • He owns “Triple Century Sports Bar”, a sports bar & restaurant in Kingston, Jamaica.Triple Century Sports Bar
  • He opened “The Chris Gayle Academies” in Jamaica and London to provide education, training, and employment for needy ones.
  • He loves partying and is well-known for his CPL T20 parties at his house.