Joe Root Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Carrie Cotterill
Hometown: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Age: 31 Years

Joe Root

Full NameJoseph Edward Root
Nickname(s)Joe, Shorty, The Golden Child
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Eye ColourLight Blue
Hair ColourBlonde
International DebutTest- 13 December 2012 vs India in Nagpur
ODI- 11 January 2013 vs India in Rajkot
T20- 22 December 2012 vs India in Mumbai
Jersey Number#5, 66 (England)
#5 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamYorkshire, England, England XI
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstAustralia and India
Favourite ShotStraight drive
Records (main ones)• His debut Test match innings of 73 runs in 289 minutes is the 6th longest innings by an English batsman on debut.
• 1st ever Yorkshire batsman to hit an ODI hundred at Headingley
• 3rd third highest run-scorer in cricket history after 25 Tests, ahead of him were Brian Lara and Rahul Dravid
• His 83 runs of just 44 balls in ICC World T20 2016 match against South Africa was the 2nd best chase in T20Is and the best chase in World T20s.
• In August 2021, when England hosted India, he scored the most Test centuries by an England batsman in a year, most Test runs by an England batsman in a year, and most Test runs by anyone in a year. [1]BBC
• On 5 June 2022, he became the 14th player in cricket history and the second England player to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket; this feat came on the fourth day of the first Test against New Zealand at Lords's. [2]ICC
Career Turning PointGetting Man of the Series award for England Under-19 against Bangladesh Under-19 in 2010
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 December 1990
Age (as of 2021)31 Years
BirthplaceDore, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownSheffield, South Yorkshire, England
SchoolKing Ecgbert School, Sheffield
CollegeWorksop College in Worksop
FamilyFather- Matt Root
Mother- Helen Root
Joe Root with his parents
Brother- Billy Root (Younger)
Joe Root with his brother
Sisters- Wanda Root and Amanda Root
HobbiesPlaying the guitar
ControversiesLate night in a Birmingham nightclub, he got punched by Australian batsman David Warner in 2013.
CricketerBatsman: Michael Vaughan
Bowler: James Anderson
FoodWeetabix, chocolate chips and bacon sandwich
ActorBrad Pitt
Travel DestinationBarbados
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1 December 2018
Affairs/GirlfriendsCarrie Cotterill
Joe Root with Carrie Cotterill
WifeCarrie Cotterill
Joe Root With His Wife Carrie Cotterill
ChildrenSon- Alfred William Root
Joe Root With His Son
Daughter- Name Not Known
Joe Root With His Son Newborn Daughter

Joe Root

Some Lesser Known Facts About Joe Root

  • Does Joe Root smoke?: No
  • Does Joe Root drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Joe was the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2014.
  • His grandfather, Rotherham CC was a former Yorkshire captain, and his younger brother, Billy is an MCC cricketer.
  • His college team-mates used to call him FEC i.e. Future England Captain.
  • He is a prankster, both on and off the field.
  • His favourite super hero is Batman.