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Andre Russell Height, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Andre Russell

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameAndre Dwayne Russell
Nickname(s)Dre Russ, A Russell
ProfessionCricketer (All-Rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
National SideWest Indies
West Indies Cricket Flag
International DebutTest- 15 November 2010 vs Sri Lanka in Galle
ODI- 11 March 2011 vs Ireland in Mohali
T20- 21 April 2011 vs Pakistan in St Lucia
Jersey Number#12 (West Indies)
#12 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team(s)West Indies, Khulna Royal Bengals, Delhi Daredevils, Sylhet Royals, Jamaica Tallawahs, Worcestershire, West Indies A, Kolkata Knight Riders, Knights, Melbourne Renegades, Comilla Victorians, Sydney Thunder, Islamabad United
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Favourite ShotPull Shot
Nature on fieldVery aggressive
Likes to play againstAustralia
Career Turning PointIn 2011, he made 92 not out at the 3rd game of an ODI series against India.
Records (main ones)• On 21 September 2013, in a T20 match against India A, he took 4 wickets in 4 successive deliveries. In these four deliveries, he took the wickets of Kedar Jadhav, Yuvraj Singh, Naman Ojha and Yusuf Pathan.
• He scored 185 runs at a strike rate of 186 and took 16 wickets in the 2015-16 Big Bash League (BBL) and helped Sydney Thunder to win the title.
• At the 2018 Caribbean Premier League against Trinbago Knight Riders, he scored a century off 40 balls hitting 6 fours and 13 sixes. He also took a hat-trick in the same match. Thus he became the second player after Joe Denly to score a century and take a hat-trick in the same match.
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 April 1988
Age (as in 2019) 31 Years
BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica
Zodiac signTaurus
NationalityJamaican
HometownKingston, Jamaica
Educational QualificationsNot Known
ReligionChristianity
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Listening to Music
Controversies• On 31 January 2017, he was banned for one year from Cricket when he committed an "anti-doping whereabouts" violation. [1]ESPN
• Once he said about his domestic T20 leagues' priorities that playing just for the West Indies wouldn’t be enough to meet his expenses.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsJassym Lora (Model)
Family
Wife/SpouseJassym Lora (Model)
Andre Russell with Jassym Lora
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Aaliyah Russell
Andre Russell with his wife and daughter
ParentsFather- Michael Russell
Mother- Sandra Davis (Teacher)
Siblings4
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer(s)Batsmen: AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle
Bowler: Courtney Walsh
Favourite Food(s)Curry goat, Fried Dumplings, Ackee and Saltfish
Favourite ActorJamie Foxx
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Retaining Fee- Rs. 8.5 crore (IPL 2018 and 2019)

Andre Russell

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Andre Russell

  • Does Andre Russell smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Andre Russell drink alcohol?: Yes

    Andre Russell drinks alcohol

    Andre Russell drinks alcohol

  • Once he scored 42 runs in a warm-up match against Australia Prime Minister’s XI.
  • He wanted to wear jersey #99, but when he got selected for West Indies, he got #12.
  • Due to his family’s poor financial condition, his mother wanted him to pursue higher studies, but he asked her for 2 years to try his luck in cricket.
  • He is eldest of his 4 siblings.
  • Russell is considered one of the most powerful hitters of the cricket ball.
  • He started his second career as a recording artist under the name ‘Dre Russ’ in 2014.

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