Navjot Singh Sidhu Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Real NameNavjot Singh Sidhu
NicknameSixer Sidhu, Sheri Paaji and Sidhu Paaji
ProfessionCricketer, Politician and Commentator
Political PartyIndian National Congress (INR)
Indian National Congress
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weightin Kilograms- 84 kg
in Pounds- 185 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 35 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 12 November 1983 vs West Indies at Ahmedabad
ODI- 9 October 1987 vs Australia at Chennai
Jersey NumberNot Known
Domestic/State TeamPunjab
Nature on fieldVery aggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite shotsHitting over the top
Records (main ones)• His highest ODI score of 134 against England at Gwalior in 1993.
• He made a unique record of getting 500 Test runs in a year thrice, in 1993, 1994 and 1997.
• He became the first Indian cricketer to score 5 centuries in ODI's.
• His epic 11 hours at the cricket crease against West Indies in 1996–97, where he made 201 runs.
Career Turning PointWhen he was selected for the 1987 Cricket World Cup.
Favorite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 October 1963
Age (as in 2016)53 Years
Birth PlacePatiala, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownPatiala, Punjab, India
SchoolYadavindra Public School, Patiala
CollegeMohindra College, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Educational QualificationsGraduate
FamilyFather-Sardar Bhagwant Singh (Cricketer)
Mother- Not Known
Brothers- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
Navjot Singh Sidhu with his parents
HobbiesInternet surfing and learning new things
Controversies• In 1988, he had a road rage incident, for which he was convicted in 2006, but after appealing to the Indian Supreme Court, his sentence was suspended.
• He was accused by Star India for breaching a contractual agreement by working as a commentator for Set Max's Indian Premier League 2014.
• The All India Sikh Student Federation (AISSF) logged a complaint against him to Akal Takht for twisting words from Gurubani.
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
WifeNavjot Kaur Sidhu (Doctor and Politician)
Navjot Singh Sidhu with family
ChildrenDaughter- Rabia Sidhu
Son- Karan Sidhu
Money Factor
Salary6 lakh/episode (INR)
Net Worth15 Crores (INR)

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Navjot Singh Sidhu

  • Does Navjot Singh Sidhu  smoke?: No
  • Does Navjot Singh Sidhu  drink alcohol?: No
  • Sidhu was born to a Jat Sikh family. His father had also been a cricket player. 
  • In the 1987 World Cup, he scored 5 fifties in a row.
  • He walked out of 1996 tour of England because he thought his captain Mohammad Azharuddin was frequently abusing him.
  • He joined politics after retiring from cricket in December 1999.
  • He was dropped after playing only two Tests, but he made a strong comeback in the World Cup in 1987.
  • He and his wife are known are known for their honest work due to which they have issues with the Akali government in Punjab for their way of working.
  • He made a special appearance in various movies like  ABCD 2, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Mera Pind.
  • He was a popular contestant of  Big Boss 6, but made an early exit due to political commitments.
  • Despite being a Sikh, he has immense knowledge and respect for Hindu religion and is a vegetarian too.
  • He is considered to have mastered meditation, which he started as a result of tough times after his father’s demise.
  • After a long-time absence from his Lok Sabha constituency, an NGO offered a reward of Rs 2 lakh for getting him back.
  • After floundering his political designations finally he joined Indian National Congress (INC) on 15 January 2017. Navjot Singh Sidhu with Rahul Gandhi