Faf du Plessis (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Faf du Plessis

Real NameFrancois du Plessis
NicknameFaf and The Marathon Man

ProfessionSouth African Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 78 kg
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 22 November 2012 vs Austraila in Adelaide
ODI- 18 January 2011 vs India in Cape Town
T20- 8 September 2012 vs England in Chester-le-Street
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#18 (South Africa)
#18 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamSouth Africa, Chennai Super Kings, Lancashire, Northerns, Rising Pune Supergiants, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, Titans
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstIndia and Australia
Favourite ShotStraight drive
Records (main ones)• He scored an unbeaten 60 runs against India in his ODI debut match.
• Made the record for not getting out for a duck in 99 consecutive matches.
• He scored a match-wining century on his Test debut against Australia.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2008 county cricket.
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 July 1984
Age (as in 2017)33 Years
Birth PlacePretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalitySouth African
HometownPretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa
SchoolAfrikaans Boys' High School, Pretoria
CollegeUniversity of Pretoria, Pretoria
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Faf du Plessis with his mother
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
HobbiesWatching formula 1 racing
ControversiesHe was fined 50% of his match fees in a case of ball tampering in a Test match against Pakistan in 2013.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: AB de Villiers
Bowler: Dale Steyn
Favourite FoodBraai
Favourite ActorTom Hanks, Will Ferrell and Charlie Sheen
Favourite ActressJennifer Love Hewitt
Favourite DestinationItaly
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsImari Visser (Markeing Manager)
WifeImari Visser (Markeing Manager)
Faf du Plessis with his wife
Daughter- N/A
Son- N/A
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Faf du Plessis

Some lesser known facts about Faf du Plessis

  • Does Faf du Plessis smoke?: No
  • Does Faf du Plessis drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Faf was lucky to debut Test match against Australia after the injury to JP Duminy.
  • He mainly lived his mother since he was 3 years old after his parents got separated.
  • Cricketers like AB de Villiers, Heino Kuhn and Jacques Rudolph were his school friends.
  • In 2016, he featured in a music video called Fireball.

  • He has 2 pet dogs, Giorgio and Bella.
  • His cousin brother Marcel du Plessis is a Namibian Rugby player.
  • Though he is known to be calm on the field but once he pushed New Zealand player Kyle Mills during a match.