Shreyas Iyer: Height, Age, Family, Income and Biography


Shreyas Iyer, born on December 6, 1994, hails from Chembur, Mumbai, India. His cricketing journey began at a tender age, and it didn’t take long for his remarkable batting talent to shine through. In 2014, he made his debut in first-class cricket, representing Mumbai, and swiftly carved a niche for himself as one of the nation’s most promising batsmen.

Shreyas Iyer Best Hair Look
Shreyas Iyer Best Hair Look

The year 2015 marked a turning point for Iyer when he secured a significant deal with Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League auction, fetching an impressive Rs 2.6 crore. His arrival in the IPL was nothing short of spectacular, amassing a total of 439 runs in his inaugural season. For his exceptional performances, he was duly recognized as the Emerging Player of the Year, cementing his status as a rising cricket star.


  • Full Name: Shreyas Santosh Iyer
  • Nicknames: Shree, Young Viru
  • Profession: Professional Cricketer
Shreyas Iyer Century
Shreyas Iyer Century

Physical Attributes:

Height: Approximately 178 cm (5′ 10″)
Weight: Around 65 kg (143 lbs)
Eye Color: Deep Black
Hair Color: Ebony Black

Cricket Achievements:

International Debut:

  • Test: November 25-29, 2021, against New Zealand in Kanpur
  • ODI: December 10, 2017, against Sri Lanka in Dharamshala
  • T20: November 1, 2017, against New Zealand in Delhi

Jersey Number: #41 (India), #41 (Domestic)

Domestic/State Team:

Delhi Daredevils or Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders

Shreyas Iyer IPL
Shreyas Iyer IPL
  • Coach/Mentor: Pravin Amre
  • Batting Style: Right-handed
  • Bowling Style: Leg break
  • Favourite Shot: Cover Drive

Notable Records:

In 2014, during a UK tour, he played for the Trent Bridge Cricket Team, scoring an impressive 297 runs in 3 matches with an average of 99 and a top score of 171, setting a new team record.

In the 2015-2016 Ranji Trophy season, he emerged as the top scorer with 930 runs in 13 innings, boasting an average of 71, including 3 centuries and 4 fifties, with a maximum score of 200.

On November 28, 2021, during the first test match between India and New Zealand in Kanpur, he became the first Indian to achieve a century and a fifty on his test debut.


  • 2015: IPL Emerging Player of the Year
  • 2016: S V Rajadyaksha trophy for the highest number of runs in Ranji Trophy, CEAT Cricket Rating Indian Domestic Cricketer of the Year

Career Milestone:

His career breakthrough came in the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy, after which Delhi Daredevils acquired him for a whopping ₹2.6 crore in the 2015 IPL auction.

Personal Life:

Date of Birth: December 6, 1994
Age (as of 2023): 29 Years
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian
Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


School: Don Bosco High School, Mumbai
College/University: R.A. Podar College, Mumbai
Religion: Hinduism
Caste: Brahmin
Hobbies:Swimming, Watching and Playing Football, Tennis, Golf

Marital Status::

  • Marital Status: Single



  • Father: Santosh Iyer (Businessman)
  • Mother: Rohini Iyer
Shreyas Iyer Family
Shreyas Iyer Family


  • Sister: Shreyas has one sister


  • Cricketer: AB De Villiers
  • Tennis Player: Roger Federer
  • Football Players: Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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  • Favourite Foods: Sambar, Rasam, Potato curry, Pappadum with rice, Pani Puri
  • Favourite Singers: Michael Jackson, Eminem, Lil Wayne
  • Favourite Music Band: Linkin Park
  • Favourite Actresses: Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson, Deepika Padukone
  • Favorite Song: “Tera Hone Laga Hoon” from the film ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani’
  • Favourite TV Show: Tom & Jerry
  • Favourite Car: Ferrari
  • Car Collection: Hyundai i20, Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG SUV

Net Worth:

  • Salary (as of 2023): Net worth is around 45 Crore
  • IPL: 12.25 crore (INR)
  • BCCI Contract Fee: 5 crores (INR)
  • TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR)
  • ODI FEE: 6.4 lakh (INR)
  • T20 FEE: 3.2 lakh (INR)

Lesser known facts about Shreyas Iyer:

  1. Shreyas Iyer does not smoke.
  2. He hails from a middle-class Mangalorean family.

  1. His cricketing talent was first spotted by former Indian cricketer and coach Pravin Amre at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana in Mumbai when Shreyas was just 12 years old.
  2. Shreyas made his List A debut in the 2014-2015 Vijay Hazare Trophy, scoring 273 runs at an impressive average of 54.60.
  3. In the same year, he made his first-class cricket debut in the 2014-2015 Ranji Trophy, amassing 809 runs with an average of 50.56.
  4. Due to his aggressive batting style, he is often called the ‘Young Viru,’ a tribute to Virender Sehwag.
  5. Shreyas Iyer is a devoted animal lover, caring for both pets at home and street dogs in his neighbourhood.
Shreyas Iyer Cricketer
Shreyas Iyer Cricketer
  1. His favourite superhero is ‘Superman.’
  2. He shares his parents’ jovial nature and enjoys playing pranks.
  3. During IPL 11 in 2018, he assumed the captaincy of the ‘Delhi Daredevils’ team midway, replacing Gautam Gambhir, who stepped down due to his poor batting performance in the initial matches.

Social Media Accounts:

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Q. Who will replace Shreyas Iyer in the India squad for the West Indies tour?

A. The BCCI has not yet announced a replacement for Shreyas Iyer. However, it is expected that either Ruturaj Gaikwad or Suryakumar Yadav will be called up to the squad.

Q. What is Shreyas Iyer’s net worth?

A. Shreyas Iyer’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 100 crore.

Q. Who is Shreyas Iyer’s idol?

A. Shreyas Iyer’s idol is Sachin Tendulkar. He has said that Tendulkar inspired him to take up cricket and that he tries to emulate his batting style.

Q. When and where was Shreyas Iyer born?

A. Shreyas Iyer was born on December 6, 1994, in Chembur, Mumbai, India.

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