Marlon Samuels (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More

Marlon Samuels

Real NameMarlon Nathaniel Samuels
ProfessionWest Indies Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 84 kg
in Pounds- 185 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 15 December 2000 vs Australia in Adelaide
ODI- 4 October 2000 vs Sri Lanka in Nairobi
T20- 28 June 2007 vs England in London
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#7(West Indies)
#7(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamWest Indies, Antigua Hawksbills, Jamaica, Pune Warriors, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstIndia and Australia
Favourite ShotCut Shot
Records (main ones)• Won the Man of the Match award in an ICC T20 World Cup finals twice (2012 & 2016).
• In 2005, he scored his highest first-class score of 257 runs.
Career Turning PointTour of India in 2002.
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 February 1981
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Birth PlaceKingston, Jamaica
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownKingston, Jamaica
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Philip Samuels
Mother- Daphne Samuels
Brother- Robert Samuels (Former Cricketer)
Marlon Samuels brother Robert Samuels
Sister- N/A
Controversies• On the basis of the taped telephone conversations between a bookmaker, Mukesh Kochcha and him, the Indian police alleged him for leaking out team information to that bookie prior to the 1st ODI between the West Indies and India at Nagpur in 2007. As a consequence, he was given a 2-year ban from international cricket.

• In 2008, he was suspended from bowling in international cricket of illegal bowling action.

• In November 2023, the International Cricket Council (ICC) imposed a six-year ban on Marlon Samuels for violating the anti-corruption code of the Emirates Cricket Board. The breach was related to his involvement in the T10 league in the United Arab Emirates in 2019. The ICC found him guilty of various acts, including the failure to disclose receipt of gifts, payments, hospitality, or other benefits that could tarnish his reputation or the sport of cricket. The ban came into effect on 11 November 2023. [1]The Island
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Chris Gayle, Nasser Hussain, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Steve Waugh and Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler: Michael Holding
Favourite ActressJennifer Lopez
Favourite MusicianDemi Lovato, Kes The Band, Britney Spears, Nicole Scherzinger, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Konshens
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeNot Known
Daughter- Dijona
Son- Dimitri
Marlon Samuels with his children
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Marlon Samuels

Some lesser known facts about Marlon Samuels

  • Does Marlon Samuels smoke?: No
  • Does Marlon Samuels drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Samuels was the Man of the Match at the 2012 and 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Finals.
  • His first Test century at Kolkata against the India in 2002-03 series rescued the West Indies to draw that match.
  • During the same tour,  he scored his first ODI and series winning century at Vijayawada in 2002 as he scored a quick 108 not out off just 75 balls.
  • Nasser Hussain has been his cricket inspiration.
  • When he was just 15 years old, he left out his house to live alone.
  • When he was playing for the Melbourne Renegades in the 2012-13 Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia, he had an ugly fight with Shane Warne, and in the same match a bouncer from Maligna injured him.

  • He is a dog lover and has 3 pet dogs: Samson, Simba and Sheba.
  • His elder brother Robert Samuels played for West Indies from 1996 to 1997.
  • He is a huge fan of Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid football club.