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Joe Root Age, Height, Stats, Net Worth, Centuries, and More

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Joseph Edward is an English international cricketer. He plays for England’s Test and International teams. He is a well-known and widely popular cricketer in England. Originally this England cricketer played as a right-handed batsman and an opener with him. Although he mostly played middle-order cricket for England. Check Joe Root Age, Height, Stats, Net Worth, Centuries, and More.

This man is undoubtedly England’s second-highest run-scorer in Tests. Not only that but in the case of Test matches, when Root comes in, the opponent gets scared. If you see, his record in Test matches is so good you will be forced to think that he proves himself as a star in Test matches. Moreover, he also scored the most centuries for England in ODIs.

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Joe Root Stats:

Date of Birth30 December 1990
Age32 Years
Birth placeDore, South Yorkshire
CountryUnited Kingdom
Education and schoolWorksop College
Height1.83 m
Weight75 Kg
Family DetailsFather Name: Matt Root, Mother Name: Helen Root, Sister Name: Wanda Root and Amanda Root, Brother Name: Billy Root (Younger), Wife Name: Carrie Cotterill, Children Name: Alfred William Root

When this cricketer enters the field at a height like a mountain, it is sure to be seen. This cricketer with a height of about 6 feet dominates the opponent tremendously. Also, let me tell you that Root’s eye color is light blue. As he is an English cricketer and hails from England, his hair color must be blonde.

Height6 feet
In meters- 1.83m
In cm- 183cm
Eye colorLight Blue
Hair ColourBlonde

Joe Root Early Life and Careers:

Joe’s level of study also carried through to his cricket. Not only that, he studied as a weekly boarder at Walksopp College on a cricket sports scholarship at the age of 15. Similarly, in 2007 Root made his debut on the cricket field in domestic cricket. Also, let’s say 2012-13 is a very important year for Joe as this is the year he made his international debut.

ODI debut11 January 2013
T20I debut22 December 2012
Test Debut13 December 2012
Last ODI24 July 2022
Last T20I5 May 2019
Last Test1 December 2022
Shirt No66
2018-19Sydney Thunder
2021-presentTrent Rockets

Joe Root Personal Life and Education:

This England cricketer was born on December 30, 1990. He was born into a family with a long association with cricket. So it is very clear that he comes from a rich cricket background. However, apart from playing cricket, this man was also brilliant in his studies. Moreover, he holds a cricket scholarship from the school where he is studying.

Age (2022)32 years
BirthplaceDore, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
HometownSheffield, South Yorkshire, England
SchoolKing Ecgbert School, Sheffield
CollegeWorksop College in Worksop

Net Worth and Lifestyle:

According to the information, the net worth of the England cricketer as of 2022 is $10 million. And this incredible amount stands at more than 80 crores in Indian currency. Most of his money comes from the England Cricket Board. On the other hand, we only know that he has a luxury house in his hometown. But there is no information about the rest of his lifestyle.

Net worth$10million
Net worth in Indian Rupee80crore
Yearly Income9,35,80,665

10 Facts about them:

In 2014, this England cricketer became Wisden’s Cricketer of the Year.

Surprisingly, the grandfather of this route is a former captain. Not only that, his younger brother Billy is an MCC cricketer. It is clear that he comes completely from the family cricket genre.

Even before captaining England, his college teammates called him a future England captain after seeing his playing skills.

As calm as this man looks, he is a big prankster inside. Does not shy away from pranking his teammates on and off the field.

Joe has a favorite superhero named Batman.

Although Root is known to us only as Joe Root, he has many nicknames. As many call him Joe, some call him Shorty, and some call him the golden child.

Root made his cricket debut for Yorkshire against Derbyshire in 2007.

Meanwhile, Root did not collect good runs during the under nineteen World Cup in 2008.

He delighted his fans in his first international match. Because in this match of India against England in 2012, he impressed everyone with a very good 73 runs.

Surprisingly all of Root’s debuts are against India.

Money factor: Salary and Endorsement Fees:

The England Cricket Board pays Root Rs 1 crore per month to play international cricket for England. It is very unfortunate that he remains unsold this year in IPL 2022. However, most of his earnings also come from his brand endorsements.

Salary5-20 lakhs
Money SourceCricket and Endorsements
EndorsementsBrut, Vitality Insurance, Sports gear company New Balance.

Relationships and Family:

Joe has a long-term relationship with his girlfriend. And he finally got engaged to his girlfriend Caroline in 2016. Moreover, in 2018 they completed their marriage. They are now a happy couple after a long relationship. Jointly they have a son and a daughter.

FatherMatt Root
MotherHelen Root
SisterWanda Root and Amanda Root
BrotherBilly Root
AffairsCarrie Cotterill
Marital StatusMarried
WifeCarrie Cotterill
Son and DaughterAlfred William Root and Isabella Root


Both are popular cricketers in England and Australia but have had problems that have led to controversies. Yes, the David Warner and Root controversy that happened in 2013 caused a stir. In fact, David Warner and Root got into a fight at a bar. As a result, David got suspension from Australia.

Favourites Things:

CricketerBatsman: Michael Vaughan Bowler: James Anderson
HobbiesPlaying the guitar
ActorBrad Pitt
FoodWeetabix, chocolate chips, and bacon sandwich


As I said earlier almost everyone in his family is connected with cricket in one way or another. So how can routes differ? He also loves cricket as his profession.


2014Wisden Cricketer of the Year
2014, 2015, 2016ICC Test Team of the Year
2015, 2018ICC ODI Team of the Year
2015England Limited-Overs Cricketer of the Year
2015England Test Cricketer of the Year


This England cricketer will never forget his hit. At the same time, we can never forget his bravery. It so happened that Root got injured during warm-up on the fourth day of England’s Test. And this injury of his went to his groin.

Undoubtedly, this England cricketer faced a severe injury. He even fell to the ground as soon as he hit, the blow was so painful. However, he is currently healthy but has suffered from this injury for a long time.


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