Ravindra Jadeja Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Reva Solanki
Marriage Date: 17 April 2016
Age: 35 Years

Ravindra Jadeja

Full NameRavindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja
Nickname(s)Jaddu, RJ, Sir Ravindra Jadeja
Names EarnedRockstar, Sir Ravindra Jadeja
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
TattoosA dragon tattoo on his back & a tattoo on his left biceps
International DebutTest- 13-17 December 2012 against England at Nagpur
ODI- 8 February 2009 against Sri Lanka at Colombo
T20- 10 February 2009 against Sri Lanka at Colombo
Coach/MentorDebu Mitra (Saurashtra coach)
Mahendra Singh Chauhan
Jersey Number#8- India
#12- Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Domestic/State Team(s)• Chennai Super Kings
• Gujarat Lions
• Kochi Tuskers Kerala
• Rajasthan Royals
• Saurashtra
• West Zone
Records (main ones)1. He became the first Indian bowler after Anil Kumble to top ICC ODI Bowlers Rankings
2. He is the only Indian to score 3 triple centuries in First-Class Cricket
Career Turning PointHe caught the attention of the national selectors with his strong all-round performance shown in 2008–09 Ranji Trophy (42 wickets, 739 runs)
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 December 1988 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2023)35 Years
BirthplaceNavagamGhed, Gujarat, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownJamnagar, Gujarat, India
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather: Anirudhsinh Jadeja (watchman)
Mother- Late Lata Jadeja (Nurse)
Sisters- Naina (eldest), Naynaba Jadeja
Brother- None
HobbiesHorse Riding, Driving fast cars
Political InclinationBJP
Likes & DislikesLikes - Riding bikes, driving Cars, Resting at his farmhouse, Horse riding
Dislikes- Not Known
Controversies• He got into a fight with his teammate Suresh Raina when Raina dropped two catches on Jadeja's bowling in a match against West Indies in July 2013.
• He had a verbal spat with James Anderson (England player) in the 2014 India's tour to England.
• In April 2016, on his wedding day, he attracted controversy for the gunshots, which happened on the arrival of the bride in the wedding hall. As per the gun law in India, gunshots are a punishable offense; except in case of self-defense.
• While doing commentary in a 2019 World Cup match, Sanjay Manjrekar called Ravindra Jadeja a bits-and-pieces cricketer. To this, Jadeja said he has had enough of Manjrekar's verbal diarrhea.
Ravindra Jadeja Tweet About Sanjay Manjrekar
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerMahendra Singh Dhoni
Favourite Colour(s)Black, Blue
Favourite Travel DestinationLondon
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date17 April 2016
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseReeva Solanki (aka Rivaba Solanki)
Ravindra Jadeja with his wife Reeva Solanki
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Nidhyana (born in 2017)
Ravindra Jadeja with his daughter Nidhyana
Style Quotient
Cars collectionHyundai Accent, Audi A4
BikeBlack Hayabusa
Money Factor
SalaryRs. 25 Lakh per annum (Retainership Fees)
Rs 7 lakh (per test match)
Rs 4 lakh (per one day match)
Rs 2 lakh (per T20 match)
Net Worth (approx.)$3 million

Ravindra Jadeja

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ravindra Jadeja

  • Does Ravindra Jadeja smoke?: No
  • Does Ravindra Jadeja drink alcohol?: No
  • He hails from a middle-class family, his father used to work as a watchman for a private security agency.
  • His father wanted him to become an Army officer but his interest was in Cricket, he was scared of his father in his childhood.

    Ravindra Jadeja's Childhood Picture

    Ravindra Jadeja’s Childhood Picture

  • His mother passed away in an accident in 2006 when Jadeja was 17 years old, which made him so weak that he once decided to quit Cricket.
  • He owns a posh restaurant in Gujarat’s Rajkot named “Jaddu’s Food Field.”
  • He is a very religious person.
  • On 15 April 2019, Jadeja announced his support to BJP through a tweet in which he tagged his wife and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    Ravindra Jadeja's Tweet Supporting BJP

    Ravindra Jadeja’s Tweet Supporting BJP

  • Jadeja is also an expert in sword-fencing, which is often reflected in his celebrations after scoring a century or so.
  • In 2024, his father revealed that he had not seen Ravindra and his grandchildren for five years. He blamed Ravindra’s wife, Rivaba, for causing a rift in the family and estrangement between them. [1]India Today
  • Ravindra later tweeted about his father’s claims against Rivaba and called his interview “scripted.” Rivaba, on the other hand, got angry when asked about the situation in an interview. [2]Hindustan Times