Anrich Nortje Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, and Awards

Anrich Nortje And His Family

Anrich Nortje was born on 16-11-1993 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa. He is a South African Cricket Player who plays as a bowler. He played for domestic cricket teams like Eastern Province, Warriors & Cape Town Blitz from 2012 to 2019. He made his ODI debut on 03-03-2019 against Sri Lanka. He has also played for IPL’s cricket team Delhi Capitals, since 2020.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Anrich Nortje was born on 16 November 1993, and according to the calculation, his current age is 28 years.

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Cricket Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Anrich Nortje is 183 cm and 1.83 m and feet inches- 6′ 00″. His weight is in kilograms- 80 kg. Weight.

Anrich Nortje has a Waist Size of 32 Inches and a chest of 40 Inches, And biceps of 14 Inches. he has Blonde colour hair and grey colour eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 10.


Anrich Nortje had attended Die Hoërskool Brandwag, a high school in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape Province. After his high school graduation, he joined the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, a public university in Port Elizabeth. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in financial planning.

Personal Life

South African national cricketers Anrich Nortje and Micaela Kleu married on 9 September 2020. The duo have been dating since high school (Brandwag Hoerskool). Therefore, the duo married after seeing each other for a long time.


Domestic Career

Nortje participated in the 2016 AfricanT20 Cup for the Eastern Province. However, he played only the first two matches and returned with combined figures of 0/50 in 6 overs. As a result, he was dropped for the rest of the tournament. Nevertheless, Eastern Province went on to win the tournament.

He was picked to play for the Cape Town Blitz in the inaugural edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 in 2018. Nortje played the 2018 Mzansi Super League for Cape Town Blitz. The Blitz bought him for Rs.350,000. However, an ankle injury restricted him from playing the complete tournament.

IPL Career

The Kolkata Knight Riders bought him in the mini-auction for the IPL 2019. Affected by an injury once again, Nortje was ruled out of the IPL before the tournament’s commencement, this time due to some shoulder trouble. He wasn’t picked in the 2020 auctions but

At the final moment, Delhi Capitals named Nortje as a replacement for England allrounder Chris Woakes for IPL 2020. At Capitals, he will be part of a formidable fast-bowling set-up in his maiden season, joining fellow South African Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Keemo Paul and Mohit Sharma, among others.

International Career

ODI Career

The 25-year-old made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on 3 March 2019 at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. The hosts won the toss and put the Lankans to bat first. However, they could manage only 231 as they were all out in 47 overs. Only Kusal Mendis scored a half-century. Debutant Nortje bowled well on the day and returned with figures of 7-1-33-1. South Africa chased down the total comfortably with 8 wickets in hand as Quinton de Kock (81) and Faf du Plessis (112*) shared a 136-run partnership.

In April 2019, he was named to South Africa’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. However, on 7 May 2019, he was ruled out of the tournament with a hand injury and replaced by Chris Morris.

T20I Career

Anrich made his T20I debut for South Africa, against India, on 18 September 2019, where he bowled 3 overs and conceded 27 runs without taking any wickets. He was also selected for the series against Australia at home, where he played in the last two matches, bowling his full quota of 4 overs in both matches and picking up two wickets.

Test Career

Nortje got a call-up for the Test side shortly after his T20 debut, and he finally made his Test debut for South Africa, against India, on 10 October 2019. He conceded 100 runs in the first inning without taking any wicket as South Africa lost the match by an innings and 137 runs. In January 2020, in the fourth Test against England, Nortje took his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket.

Net Worth

Anrich Nortje’s net worth in 2022 is USD 5 million, Rs.37 crores INR. Nortje gained this huge amount of money from the South African cricket board for international matches and tournaments like IPL.


Quicks Anrich Nortje and Shabnim Ismail were named South Africa’s men’s and women’s cricketer of the year, respectively, at CSA’s annual awards ceremony, which was held virtually on Monday. Nortje became the 12th player to win the newcomer of the year and men’s cricketer of the year awards in successive years.

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