Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid
Celebrated Name: Rahul Dravid
Real Name/Full Name: Rahul Sharad Dravid
Gender: Male
Age: 51 years old
Birth Date: 11 January 1973
Birth Place: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Nationality: Indian
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Vijeta Pendharkar
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Sumit and Anvay)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Rahul Dravid Gay?: No
Profession: Coach and cricketer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Rahul Dravid is a former Indian cricketer and currently serves as the head coach of India. During his career as an active cricketer, he was the captain of the Indian National team. Rahul has played in all formats of cricket and has even played in the Indian Premier League. He retired from first-class cricket and international cricket in 2012.

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Early Life & Biography

Rahul Sharad Dravid was born on January 11, 1973, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. He is the son of Sharad Dravid and Pushpa Dravid. His mother is a professor at the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering and his father used to work for a company. He also has a younger brother, Vijay and his mother tongue is Marathi.

Rahul attended St. Joseph’s Boys High School in Bangalore, Karnataka. He has even received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from Bangalore’s St. Joseph’s College of Commerce. Later he earned his MBA from St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 11 January 1973, Rahul Dravid is 51 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and weight is 75 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Rahul Dravid With Wife Vijeta Pendharkar
Rahul Dravid With Wife Vijeta Pendharkar

In 2003, Rahul Dravid got married to Vijeta Pendharkar who is a surgeon from Nagpur. The couple has two children named Sumit and Anvay. Dravid can fluently speak Marathi, English, Hindi, and Kannada. He is also associated with philanthropy and has social commitments with UNICEF Supporter and AIDS Awareness Campaign and the Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness.

Career

Rahul Dravid started playing cricket when he was only 12 years old. Later he went on to represent Karnataka at the under-15 level. He has even represented the state in Under-17 and Under-19 levels.

He has also played cricket for the school team and scored a century. In 1991, he made his Ranji Trophy debut. This made him get selected for the Duleep Trophy. In October 1994, he got a call to be a part of the Indian National Cricket Team.

However, he made his debut in April 1996 against Sri Lanka. In the match, his performance was not impressive but went on to take two catches. Dravid also made his test debut and started representing India in many series.

Later he started batting in position number three. In 1999, he made his World Cup debut. The following year he was appointed as the vice-captain of the Indian National team. His first captaincy also happened in 2008 against Zimbabwe.

From 2000 to 2006, Rahul was one of the highest scorers in all formats of cricket. In 2019, he was dropped from the one-day international team. However, he again rejoined the team in 2011.

In September 2011, he announced his retirement from one day international. In March 2012, he retired from domestic and test cricket. Dravid has also played in the Indian Premier League and was the captain of Rajasthan Royals in 2012.

In 2014, he became the mentor of the Rajasthan Royals. He has also been the coach of the Under-19 Indian cricket team. In 2019, he was made the head of the National Cricket Academy. He was named as the head coach of the Indian cricket team in November 2021. Additionally, Rahul has even played county cricket.

Awards & Achievements

Rahul Dravid has scored many centuries during his professional career. The Government of India conferred him with the Padma Bhushan Award in 2013. He is also the recipient of the Padma Shri Award and the Arjuna Award.

In 2004, he was the winner of the ICC Cricketer of the Year Award. Dravid has won many other awards including the Don Bradman Award, MTV Youth Icon of the Year, and Wisden Cricketer of the Year. In 2018, he was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.

Net Worth & Salary of Rahul Dravid in 2024

Rahul Dravid Net Worth
Rahul Dravid Net Worth

As of June 2024, The estimated net worth of Rahul Dravid is $25 million. As cricket has transformed into a commercial sport, Rahul was quick to make a good net worth. His current annual income is over $1.8 million. Rahul has also signed commercial endorsements with many brands including Reebok, Pepsi, Samsung, Gillette, Sansui, Castrol, CRED, and Bank of Baroda.

In Indian sports, Rahul Dravid is a very popular name. He has won many accolades and has successfully represented the Indian National team. Even after his retirement, he continues to associate himself with different forms of cricket. Rahul achieved massive success and he is not just popular in India but has fans from across the world.

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