Ab de Villiers' net worth, age, wife, house, height, photos

Ab de Villiers' net worth, age, wife, house, height, photos

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Villiers is a former professional cricket player who played as a batman for several teams, including the South African Titans and the Australian Brisbane Heat. This article will look at AB de Villiers' net worth, wife, son, career, stats, age, and height. Dig in to find out more about the greatest batsman of all time.

Ab de Villiers' photos
Ab de Villiers drives to the boundary, watched by Jos Buttler during the 2nd Royal London One Day International against England, at The Ageas Bowl in 2017, in England. Photo by Stu Forster.
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Regarded as the god of cricket, the retired batsman has continued to influence the global cricket scene. He was not only one of the greatest sportsmen of his time but also one of the highest-paid cricketers. So, what was AB de Villiers' salary in the IPL?

AB de Villiers’s biography

  • AB de Villiers’s real name: Abraham Benjamin de Villiers
  • Nickname: Mr. 360, Superman, Abbas, Spiderman, ABD
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 17 February 1984
  • Age: 38 years old (as of April 2022)
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Place of birth: Warmbad, Transvaal, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Ethnicity: Afrikaans
  • Height in feet: 5'8"
  • Height in centimetres: 178
  • Weight in pounds: 165.3
  • Weight in kilograms: 75
  • Hair colour: Golden Brown
  • Eye colour: Blue
  • Mother: Millie De Villiers
  • Father: Dr Abraham Benjamin de Villiers
  • Siblings: 2
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Spouse: Danielle de Villiers
  • Children: 3
  • Religion: Christian
  • Education: Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool Affies
  • Profession: Professional cricket player
  • Fielding position: Wicket-keeper
  • Role: Wicket-keeper batsman
  • Bowl Style: Right-arm medium
  • Batting style: Right-hand bat
  • Teams: South African national cricket team, Africa XI, Botha XI, Tridents, Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Qalanders, Titans, Rangpur Riders, Tswane Spartans, Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • Net worth: $21 million
  • Instagram: @abdevilliers17
  • Twitter: @ABdeVilliers17
  • Facebook: AB de Villiers

Where was AB de Villiers born?

Ab de Villiers' photos
Ab de Villiers shares a laugh with teammates after winning game five of the 2017 One Day International series against New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung.
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The legendary cricketer was born and raised in Warmbad or Bela Bela, a town in Limpopo, South Africa, to Dr. AB and Millie Villiers. In 2022, AB de Villiers’ birthday drew massive social media attention, with fans and teammates celebrating his 38th birthday following his retirement.

AB de Villiers’ age

The former Titans' captain, born on the 17th of February 1984, is 38 years old as of April 2022. His Zodiac sign is an Aquarius.

AB de Villiers’ height

The renowned cricket GOAT stands at 5 feet and 8 inches (178 cm) and weighs about 165.3 pounds (75kg).

AB de Villiers’ family

Ab de Villiers' wife
Here are some of AB de Villiers' photos of his wife and children. Photo:_@abdevilliers17
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Danielle, AB de Villiers’ wife, is a well-known figure among South African WAGs. The founder and owner of a popular children's play area, The Fun Room, met 'Mr 360' in 2007. The couple later got married in 2013 after a 5-year long courtship. In November 2020, the two announced the arrival of their third child, Yente, in a lovely Instagram post.

The entire family, including his parents, parents-in-law, brothers, and wife, have proudly supported the national champion throughout his career.

A report by the Deccan Chronicle described the proud and exciting moments that the family had watching his 100th Test game against his home country. In an interview with Mansworldindia, he revealed his love and attachment to his immediate and extended family.

Who is the baby AB de Villiers?

Are the two related? Dewald Brevis, South Africa's most promising batsman, is not related to ABD, although he is popularly known as Baby AB. This is because of the similarities in their batting styles.

How many fans does AB de Villiers have?

Ab de Villiers' photos
The retired batsman with fans during the 2020 Big Bash League match between the Brisbane Heat and the Sydney Sixers at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia. Photo by Chris Hyde - CA/Cricket Australia.
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ABD is not only an accomplished cricketer with countless records, but he has also won the hearts of fans from every corner of the world. According to Fans circle, he was ranked third among the most popular men cricketers on social media as of 21 January 2022.

As of the 28th of April 2022, AB de Villiers' Instagram and Twitter accounts have 17.5 million and 8.5 million followers. In addition, his incredible ability to connect with fans has made him one of the most loved cricketers in the world, and the most loved foreign cricketer in India.

Is AB de Villiers the best batsman in the world?

Let us look at the credits of the famous cricketer in terms of his teams, stats, and records made throughout his career. Mr 360, regarded as the best performing cricketer of his time, made his debut in the Mzansi Super League in 2003 with the Transvaal Northerners, and later on in the top-level cricket franchise, the Titans.

Ab de Villiers' stats
According to ESPN Cricinfo, here are some of the notable match statistics of the king of 360-degree batting throughout his career. Photo modified by the author.
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In 2008, he started his journey in the Indian Premier League, which took him to the highest pinnacles of success on the field. So, when did de Villiers join RCB? After 2 years with the Delhi Daredevils, Mr 360 joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The bond he formed with the team evolved into a familial relationship. In an RCB video shared with fans, he revealed that,

“I’m going to be an RCBian for life. Every single person in the RCB set-up has become family to me. Of course, people come & go, but the spirit & the love we have for each other at RCB will always remain. I’ve become half Indian now & I’m proud of that.”

Here are some of the records made by the king of 360-degree batting in various matches, according to ESPNcricinfo.

Who has best records in cricket?
Let us look at some of de Villiers' cricket records in the Test matches, One-day International matches, and Twenty20 Internationals. Photo modified by the author.
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AB de Villiers’ salary

According to Caknowledge, his net worth is valued at $21 million, making him one of the richest cricketers in South Africa. What was AB de Villiers' salary in the IPL? During his 10-year stay in the Indian Premier League, he received $1.4 million per season, and with additional income, he received a total of $4.5 million annually.

AB de Villiers’ house, a $2.6 million lavish bungalow, is located in one of the poshest neighbourhoods in Durban, South Africa. He also owns a holiday home and several other properties in South Africa.

Ab de Villiers' photos
Ab de Villiers hits another six during the 2nd Momentum ODI against West Indies at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Stringer/AFP.
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Although AB de Villiers' net worth does not make him the richest cricketer in the world, he has constantly taken part in charity work in South Africa and around the world. Most notably, he helped raised funds for India during the Covid 19 pandemic.

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