Jos Buttler Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Age: 33 Years
Hometown: Taunton, Somerset
Wife: Louise Buttler

Jos Buttler

Full NameJoseph Charles Buttler
Nickname(s)• Jos
• JosTheBoss
• UniverseJos
• T20 Giant
ProfessionCricketer (Wicket-keeper Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height6' (183 cm)
Eye ColourLight Blue
Hair ColourDark Blonde
International DebutODI- On 21 February 2012 vs Pakistan in Dubai
Test- On 27 July 2014 vs India in Southampton
T20- On 31 August 2011 vs India in Manchester
Jersey Number#63 (England)
Jos Buttler's jersey number 63 for England
#6 (IPL, County)
Domestic/State TeamFirst-Class/List-A/T20

• Somerset Under-11

• Somerset Under-13 (2003-2004)

• Somerset Under-15 (2005-2006)

• Glastonbury (2006-2008)

• Somerset Under-17 (2006-2008)

• ECB West Under-17 (2007)

• Somerset Second XI (2008-2011)

• ECB South and West Under-17 (2008)

• Somerset (2009-2013)
Jos Buttler in Somerset jersey
• England XI (2011-2022)

• England Lions (2011-2013)

• England Performance Programme XI (2012-2014)

• Lancashire (2014-2023)
Jos Buttler in Lancashire jersey
• Mumbai Cricket Association XI (2015-2016)

• JC Buttler's XI (2020-2021)

School/University Cricket

• King's College, Taunton (2006)

• English Schools Cricket Association West Under-15 (2006)

Indian Premier League (IPL)

• Mumbai Indians (MI) (2016-2017)
Jos Buttler in Mumbai Indians (MI) jersey
• Rajasthan Royals (RR) (2018-2024)
Jos Buttler in Rajasthan Royals (RR) jersey
Big Bash League (BBL)

• Melbourne Renegades (2013-2014)
Jos Buttler in Melbourne Renegades jersey
• Sydney Thunder (2017-2019)
Jos Buttler in Sydney Thunder jersey

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)

• Comilla Victorians (2017-2018)

South Africa T20 (SA20) League

• Paarl Royals (2022-2024)

The Hundred

• Manchester Originals (2021-2023)
Jos Buttler in Manchester Originals jersey
Coach/MentorDennis Breakwell
Batting StyleRight-handed
Favourite Shot(s)Pull Shot, Scoop
Records• Most dismissals and catches in an ODI (6 catches against South Africa on 19 June 2013)

• Highest 7th wicket partnership for England in ODI with 177 runs (with Adil Rashid on 9 June 2015 against New Zealand)

• Fastest century by an English batter in ODI (on 20 November 2015 against Pakistan in 46 balls)

• Highest 5th wicket partnership for England in test with 359 runs (with Zak Crawley on 21 August 2020 against Pakistan)

• Highest 2nd wicket partnership for England in T20I with 167 runs not out (with Dawid Malan on 1 December 2020 against South Africa)

• First English cricketer to score a hundred in all formats of international cricket (on 1 November 2021)

• First Overseas player to score 4 Hundreds in a single IPL edition (second overall after Virat Kohli) (in 2022 IPL season)

• Orange cap (highest runscorer) winner, most valuable player of the season, most sixes (45), and most fours (83) in 2022 IPL season

• Highest 1st wicket partnership for England in T20I with 170 runs not out (with Alex Hales on 10 November 2022 against India)

• Highest 4th wicket partnership for England in ODI with 232 runs (with Dawid Malan on 1 February 2023 against South Africa)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Named 2010 Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year

• NBC Denis Compton Award in 2010 and 2011

• Named in the ICC World ODI XI in 2016

• Appointed Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2020
Jos Buttler after appointed as Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)
• Named in ICC Men's T20I Team of the Year of 2021

• Chairman's Award by Somerset County Council in 2023
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 September 1990 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)33 Years
BirthplaceTaunton, Somerset, England
Zodiac signVirgo
Signature Jos Buttler's signature
SchoolWedmore First School Academy, Wedmore
College/UniversityKing's College, Taunton
Educational QualificationHigh School Diploma
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Hobbies• Playing tennis, football, and squash
• Travelling
ControversiesFight with Bangladeshi Players

On 9 October 2016, Jos Buttler was dismissed LBW by Bangladeshi bowler Taskin Ahmed after which Bangladeshi players started celebrating in an offensive manner. Buttler walked up to Bangladeshi players and had an argument with them before the on-field umpires separated the players. Buttler was given a warning and 1 demerit point while Bangladeshi players Mashrafe Mortaza and Sabbir Rahman were fined 20% match fees and given 1 demerit point each. [1]Sky Sports

'Mankaded' by Ashwin

On 25 March 2019, Buttler was batting on 69 runs for Rajasthan Royals (RR) during their match against Punjab Kings when Kings' bowler Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed him by mankading (dismissed by bowler when batsman pops out of crease before bowler delivers the ball). Buttler alleged that he was inside the crease and Ashwin intentionally slowed his bowling arm which was denied by Ashwin.
Jos Buttler (in pink) arguing with Ravichandran Ashwin (in red) during mankading
Many cricketers including Dale Steyn, Shane Warne, Eoin Morgan criticised Ashwin while many players such as Murali Kartik and Sanjay Manjrekar supported the style of dismissal. [2]India Today
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsLouise Webber (fitness influencer)
Jos Buttler with Louise Webber
Marriage Date21 October 2017
Jos Buttler and Louise Webber (right) on their wedding day
Wife/SpouseLouise Buttler
Jos Buttler with his Wife Louise Buttler
ChildrenDaughter(s)- 2
• Georgia Rose (born in April 2019)
• Margot (born in September 2021)
Jos Buttler with his wife and daughters
ParentsFather- John Buttler
Jos Buttler, his siblings, his father, and mother (left to right)
Mother- Patricia Buttler (physical education teacher & tennis coach)
Jos Buttler with his mother
SiblingsBrother- James Buttler (7 years elder to Jos)
Sisters- Joanne Vickers (elder)
Jos Buttler's brother, mother, Jos, and his sister (right to left)
Cricketer(s)Batsmen: Adam Gilchrist, Kevin Pietersen
Bowler: Glenn McGrath
Cricket GroundLord's Cricket Ground, London
FoodPorridge and spaghetti bolognese
Football (soccer) teamManchester City
Actress(s)Margot Robbie, Charlotte Coleman
TV SeriesFriends
Athlete(s)Roger Federer, Mario Balotelli
Cartoon seriesPaw Patrol (2013)
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Mercedes Benz G-Wagon
• BMW X2
Jos Buttler's car, BMW X2
• Range Rover
Money Factor
Salary/Income (approx.)• Rs 10 crore (from 2024 IPL contract with Rajasthan Royals)
• $500,000 (from 2024 SA20 contract with Paarl Royals)
Social Media
InstagramJos Buttler
FacebookJos Buttler
TwitterJos Buttler

Jos Buttler

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jos Buttler

  • Buttler started playing cricket at an early age and played age-group cricket for many local clubs and school teams.
  • He once had a photo with Ian Botham during the 1999 World Cup.

    Jos Buttler with Ian Botham

    Jos Buttler with Ian Botham

  • He also played other sports and became the Somerset Under-13 tennis champion in 2000, when he was 9 years old.
  • When he was young, he used to cry whenever he got out. He changed that habit over time.
  • Despite playing cricket regularly while studying in school, he never neglected his studies and achieved top GCSE and A-level grades.
  • His coach Dennis Breakwell once said that Buttler’s average was around 95 as King’s captain, and he was an even better cricketer than Ian Botham at that age.
  • In 2006, he moved to Glastonbury county team from Somerset so that he could play more matches as a batsman.
  • He made headlines in April 2008 when he scored 227 runs not out in a 50-over match of a national school tournament. He made a record partnership of 340 runs for 1st wicket with Alex Barrow.

    Jos Buttler with Alex Barrow (left)

    Jos Buttler with Alex Barrow (left)

  • In July 2008, he played for England Under-17 during a warmup match against New Zealand Under-19.
  • In 2009, he first played for England Under-18 against Scotland A followed by playing for England Under-19 against Bangladesh Under-19. He also played in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup.

    Jos Buttler during the 2010 Under-19 World Cup

    Jos Buttler during the 2010 Under-19 World Cup

  • In 2011, he played for the England Lions against Sri Lanka A.
  • He got out on a duck on his ODI debut against Pakistan.
  • Buttler first made headlines in international cricket on 12 September 2012 when he scored 32 runs not out off 10 balls during a T20I match against South Africa. England Cricket Board (ECB) gave him an incremental contract in the same month after this innings.
  • In the 2012 T20 World Cup held in West Indies, he scored 40 runs in 5 matches at an average of 13.33 and a strike rate of 114.29.
  • He made 74 runs in 4 matches in the 2014 T20 World Cup held in Bangladesh, at an average of 18.50 and a strike rate of 115.63.
  • On 31 May 2014, he made his first ODI century in 61 balls, which was the fastest ODI hundred by an English batter at that time.
  • In his first test innings, he scored 85 runs in 83 balls.
  • In the 2015 ODI World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand, he scored 141 runs in 6 matches at an average of 35.25 and strike rate of 35.25 and also took 8 catches in the tournament as the wicketkeeper.
  • He first met Louise Webber while studying in high school. He used to help her with Mathematics as she was weak in maths. He often called her wife which she found very amusing.
  • They started dating after completing their high school education. He proposed to her on Christmas Eve in 2016 which she accepted, and they got married in 2017.

    Jos Buttler with Louise Webber (right) when she accepted his proposal

    Jos Buttler with Louise Webber (right) when she accepted his proposal

  • In the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, he was acquired by Rajasthan Royals (RR) for Rs 4.4 crore (US$551,000) against his base price of Rs 1.5 crore.
  • He was appointed as the vice-captain of England in the 2019 ODI World Cup held in England. In the tournament, he scored 312 runs in 11 matches at an average of 34.67 and strike rate of 122.83 which included 2 half-centuries and 1 hundred.

    Jos Buttler during the 2019 ODI World Cup

    Jos Buttler during the 2019 ODI World Cup

  • In the 2019 World Cup final against New Zealand, he scored 59 runs in 60 deliveries. He also scored 7 runs in the super over for England and completed the run out of Martin Guptill, helping England win the ODI World Cup for the first time.

    Jos Buttler holding the 2019 ODI World Cup Trophy while his wife kissing him

    Jos Buttler holding the 2019 ODI World Cup Trophy while his wife kissing him

  • On 1 November 2021, during the match against Sri Lanka in the 2021 T20 World Cup, he hit his maiden T20I century with 101 runs not out.

    Jos Buttler during 2021 T20 World Cup

    Jos Buttler during the 2021 T20 World Cup

  • Before the 2022 IPL mega-auction, RR retained him for Rs 10 crores.
  • He scored 4 hundreds in the 2022 IPL season, one each against Mumbai Indians (MI), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Delhi Capitals (DC), and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB).

    Jos Buttler celebrating his century in the 2022 IPL season

    Jos Buttler celebrating his century in the 2022 IPL season

  • He became the highest-paid player (along with Liam Livingstone) in the inaugural season of the 2022 SA20 League after Paarl Royals acquired him for US$500,000.

  • On 30 June 2022, he was appointed as the white ball (ODI and T20I) captain of England.
  • He led the England team to win the 2022 T20 World Cup held in Australia. He was the highest runscorer for England in the tournament with 225 runs in 6 matches at an average of 45 and a strike rate of 144.23.

    Jos Buttler with the 2022 T20 World Cup Trophy

    Jos Buttler with the 2022 T20 World Cup Trophy

  • In his 100th IPL match on 6 April 2024 against RCB in the 2024 IPL season, he scored 100 runs off 58 balls helping RR win the match.

    Jos Buttler celebrating his century in his 100th IPL match

    Jos Buttler celebrating his century in his 100th IPL match

  • He is renowned for his innovative and extraordinary batting skills.

    Jos Buttler shots

    Jos Buttler shots

  • He often drinks alcohol, beer, or wine during parties.

    Jos Buttler (right) drinking beer

    Jos Buttler (right) drinking beer

  • When asked which actor he would prefer to play in a biopic film based on him, Buttler named Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan.
  • He is also known as England’s first-ever global Twenty20 superstar for playing in franchise leagues around the world.
  • He lives in a lavish bungalow in Taunton, Somerset worth Rs 5 crores.
  • Jos Buttler follows a superstition as he does not eat any round-shaped food before any big match as it resembles a duck (0).