Joe Root Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Joe Root

Real NameJoseph Edward Root
NicknameJoe, Shorty, The Golden Child
ProfessionEngland Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
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
Coach/MentorNot Known
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-minute 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.
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 in 2016)26 Years
Birth PlaceDore, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownSheffield, South Yorkshire, England
SchoolKing Ecgbert School, Sheffield
CollegeWorksop College in Worksop
Educational QualificationsNot Known
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 guitar
ControversiesLate night in a Birmingham nightclub, he got punched by Australian batsman David Warner in 2013.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Michael Vaughan
Bowler: James Anderson
Favourite FoodWeetabix, chocolate chips and bacon sandwich
Favourite ActorBrad Pitt
Favourite DestinationBarbados
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsCarrie Cotterill
Joe Root with Carrie Cotterill
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

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 fomer Yorkshire captainand his younger brother Billy is a 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.