Karun Nair Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Facts, and Records

Karun Nair And His Family

Karun Nair was born on 6 December 1991 in Jodhpur (later moved to Bangalore). He is the second child of his parents, Kaladharan Nair and Prema Nair. He has an elder sister, Shruthi Nair.

Karun’s father, Kaladharan is a mechanical engineer and his mother, Prema, is a teacher. Both of his parents live in Bangalore.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Karun Nair was born on 6 December 1991, and according to the calculation, her current age is 30 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 Karun Nair is 168 cm and 1.68 m and feet inches- 5′ 6″. His weight is in kilograms- 67 kg. Weight.

Karun Nair has a Waist Size of 31 Inches and a chest of 38 Inches, And biceps of 12 Inches. he has Black color hair and Dark Brown color eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 9.


Kunal completed his schooling at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Frank Anthony Public School.

Personal Life

In June 2019, Karun Nair went down on his knees & proposed to Sanaya Tankariwala to marry him. The couple got married on 16 January 2020. Recently, they both announced that they were expecting a baby.


Domestic Career

Karun Nair made his first-class debut in the 2013-14 season for Karnataka. Karnataka went on to win the Ranji Trophy that season, with Karun hitting three back-to-back hundreds in the later stages of the tournament. Nair scored 709 runs in the next season and played a crucial role in Karnataka, winning their second consecutive title.

His 328 against Tamil Nadu in that season final was special for several reasons. It was the highest score by any batsman in the final of the Ranji Trophy, and it made him only the second batsman from Karnataka to score a triple century in the Ranji Trophy after KL Rahul. The last time someone had scored a triple century in the Ranji final was in the 1946-47 season.

KL Rahul also played for India A in the 2018-19 and Indian Red in the 2019-20 Deodhar Trophy.

IPL Career

Karun Nair started his IPL journey with Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2012. His first chance to bat came in 2013. He switched to Rajasthan Royals in 2014 and made 330 runs in 11 matches. The next season was disappointing as he managed to score only 181 runs in 14 matches. In 2016, Nair became a part of Delhi Daredevils and went on to have his best season in the IPL. He scored 357 runs in 14 matches, along with three half-centuries. Kings XI Punjab bought Nair in 2018.

International Career

ODI Career

Kaun’s ODI debut came against Zimbabwe in 2016, and he scored 7 runs. In his second ODI, he managed to score 39 runs. After that series, Nair failed to take his place on the national side in ODIs.

Test Career

Nair made his Test debut in 2016 against England at Mohali. In the third Test match of his career, he became the third international player to convert his maiden century into a triple century. He joined the list, containing West Indies legend Sir Garfield Sobers and former Australian captain Bob Simpson. Nair scored 303 runs and became the Man of the Match.

He also became the second Indian batsman after Virender Sehwag to score a triple century in Test cricket. Other than his 303 not out, Karun hasn’t managed to score many runs in the game’s longest form.

Net Worth

Karun Nair has an estimated total Networth of Rs. 30 Crores ($ 4.3 Million), and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.


  • Surprisingly, Nair went four years without scoring a century at the age-group level in his teens.
  • In the 2016 IPL auction, he was signed up by the Delhi Daredevils.
  • Karun was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 5th edition of the IPL in 2012 and could not get more than 2 Matches.
  • Nair was a crucial member of Delhi Daredevils’ batting line-up in the last edition, giving them the much-needed impetus in the middle overs.


  • Most runs by a batsman in the final of the Ranji Trophy: 328 runs in the 2014-15 season.
  • Only Indian batsman to convert his maiden Test century to a triple century.
  • Second Indian batsman to hit a triple century.

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