February 22, 2024

Sachin Tendulkar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 24, 2021

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Short Biography

Sachin Tendulkar was born on 24th April 1973 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is a former Indian Cricketer. He is arguably the greatest cricketing icon the game has ever witnessed.

Other Name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, Tendlya, Little Master, Master Blaster
Other Professions: Philanthropist

Sachin Tendulkar Complete Bio & Career

Sachin Tendulkar is undoubtedly a complete batsman of his era. His batting was based on the sheer principles: economy of movement, perfect balance, anticipation, and precision in stroke-making. All the cricket pundits together couldn’t figure out any weakness in his game. He has all the shots in the book and was scoring at his will on all corners of the ground. He is one of the few batsmen who has made runs in all conditions and all parts of the world.
The overwhelmingly dominant team of his era was Australia and his finest performances came against them. His ton at a lightning fast Perth wicket at the age of 19 is arguably his best inning of his career. His Sharjah Sandstorm which won India the 4 nation Coca-Cola cup is one of the finest One Day Knock off all time. The biggest compliment that he received in his entire career came from the legendary Australian Don Bradman when he confined his better half that Sachin reminded him of himself.
He made his test debut at the age of 16 against Pakistan. His greatness was witnessed in his very first tour when he was struck by Waqar Younis in his mouth but still continued to bat in a blood-soaked shirt.  He currently holds many records and is unlikely to be broken. He holds the record for most number of centuries in both Tests and ODIs. He is the only player in the world who has played 200 tests for his country. He is the highest run scorer in both the formats.
He is one of the most worshipped people in the country not only because of his on-field heroics but off the field too he has served his motherland. He participates in a lot of charity events and has donated and raised money for a lot of organisations. He was made the member of Rajya Sabha in 2012. For his contribution to the game, he was conferred with country's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna. He is till date the only sportsperson and the youngest recipient of this coveted award.
He was also known as endorsement king during his playing days and has endorsed some of the top domestic and international brands. His popularity haven't deteriorated even after his retirement and is still appearing in various commercials. He is also serving as the mentor of IPL franchise Mumbai Indians.

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Honours & Awards

Arjuna Award National Sports Award 1994 Cricket
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna National Sports Award 1997 Cricket
Padma Shri Civilian Award 1999 Sports
Padma Vibhushan Civilian Award 2008 Sports
Bharat Ratna Civilian Award 2014 Sports

Sachin Tendulkar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ramesh Tendulkar and Rajni Tendulkar. He has two elder brothers named Ajit and Nitin Tendulkar. He has an elder sister named Savita Tendulkar. He married Anjali Mehta in 1996. The couple is blessed with a son Arjun and a daughter named Sara.

Life's Important Dates Of Sachin Tendulkar

Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address 19-A, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai – 400050, Maharashtra, India
School Indian Education Society's New English School, Bandra, Mumbai
Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai
College N/A
Qualification 10th Pass
Hobbies Driving, and Listening to Music
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - vs Pakistan at National Stadium, Nov 15, 1989
ODI - vs Pakistan at Jinnah Stadium, Dec 18, 1989
T20I - vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Dec 01, 2006
Best Friends Vinod Kambli, and Sameer Dighe
Salary N/A
Net Worth $100 Million
Official Website http://www.srt10.in/


Car Collections BMW 7 Series, BMW M6 Gran Coupe, Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG, BMW i8 and Nissan GT-R Egoist among others


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Player Roger Federer , Sunil Gavaskar , Wasim Akram
Favorite Sport Lawn Tennis and Cricket
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Movie Sholay
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Kishore Kumar
Favorite Place Mussorie and New Zealand
Favorite Food Sea Food
Favorite Accessories Perfumes

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Sachin Tendulkar

  • He served as a ball boy in the 1987 Cricket World Cup.
  • Sachin Tendulkar is India's first active cricketer to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
  • At 19, Sachin Tendulkar became the youngest Indian to play county cricket.
  • Sachin Tendulkar was a huge fan of John McEnroe, a former tennis legend. He grew his hair and tied a band around it to copy his idol.
  • He was nominated for Rajya Sabha by Manmohan Singh Government in 2013. Since then, he has been serving as a Rajya Sabha MP.
  • He loves cars and has nearly 40 cars in his collection.

Sachin Tendulkar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

50 years, 9months, 29 days old age Sachin Tendulkar will turn 51 on 24 April, 2024. Only 2 months, 1 days, 19 hours,17 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Sachin Tendulkar has celebrated the total number of 51 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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