Ravichandran Ashwin Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets, and Awards

Ravichandran Ashwin And His Family

Ravichandran Ashwin is a famous Indian international cricketer and an all-rounder from Team India. Born in Chennai on 17 September 1986, Ashwin made his International debut in 2010.

His actual name is only ‘Ashwin’, and ‘Ravichandran’ is his father’s name. And his mother’s name is Chitra.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Ravichandran Ashwin was born on 17 September 1986, and according to the calculation, her current age is 35 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 Ravichandran Ashwin is 188 cm and 1.88 m and feet inches- 6′ 2″. His weight is in kilograms- 75 kg. Weight.

Ravichandran Ashwin has a Waist Size of 34 Inches and a chest of 42 Inches, And biceps of 16 Inches. he has Black colour hair and Black colour eyes. Besides this, he is wearing shoe size11.


Ashwin was educated at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. He also attended SSN College of Engineering and graduated with a BTech in Information Technology.

Personal Life

During his school days, Ashwin had first laid his eyes on the beautiful, Prithi. A friendship had blossomed between the two and had grown stronger when they had enrolled in the same college together. The couple had joined SSN College of Engineering in Chennai, and love had blossomed between the two gradually. Since the families knew each other quite well, there never came any moment of opposition. Ashwin and Prithi uninhibitedly enjoyed their dating period.

In 2011, the couple finally decided to take the next step. Ravichandran Ashwin and Prithi Narayanan had opted for a low-key engagement ceremony towards the beginning of the year and had opted for a grand wedding on 13 November 2011. The couple had tied the knot decked up as per the traditional Tamil wedding customs. Although, Ashwin and Prithi’s wedding ceremony did not have the big names of the cricket fraternity in full attendance. Ashwin took a short break from cricket to be with his wife and enjoy his newly married phase.


Domestic Career

Ashwin was an opening batsman. He used to open the innings for India under 17’s but was replaced by Rohit Sharma due to lack of form. He played as a specialist bowler for the Tamil Nadu cricket team and South Zone. Although Ashwin started his career as a fast bowler, he soon changed into a spin bowler.

IPL Career

Ashwin began his IPL career with the Chennai Super Kings in 2009. With CSK, he went on to win two consecutive IPL titles in 2010 and 2011. But in 2016, following Chennai Super Kings’ ban for two years, Ashwin was drafted to Rising Pune Supergiants. Ashwin played the 2016 season but missed the 2017 season due to a sports hernia. For the 2018 edition of IPL, Ashwin was bought by Kings XI Punjab for ₹ 7.6 crores and was appointed its captain. One of the most controversial incidents in Ashwin’s IPL career was the mankading of Jos Buttler in IPL 2019.

International Career

ODI Career

Ashwin’s impressive performance in the 2010 Indian Premier League earned him a spot in the squad to tour Zimbabwe in May–June 2010. He finally made his ODI debut against the Sri Lanka cricket team on 5 June 2010. Ashwin scored a 32–ball 38 and took 2/50 on his debut match. In October, Ashwin again got selected for the three-match home ODI series against Australia, where he proved his worth, taking one wicket from nine overs, giving away only 34 runs.

But soon, the effectiveness of Ashwin was under question as he managed a depressing average of over 62.00. Following a string of unimpressive performances, Ashwin finally redeemed himself at the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy final in England by taking 2 wickets and giving away only 15 runs in four overs in a 20-overs-a-side final. Ashwin has since been a fairly regular part of the Indian ODI squad.

Test Career

Ashwin made his Test debut on 6 November 2011 against the West Indies cricket team in the first match of the series at Delhi. Ashwin bowled exceptionally well, taking 3/81 in the first innings and 6/47 in the second and was awarded the Man of the match. Ashwin became the third Indian player to win the award on his Test debut. In the same series, Ashwin became the third Indian to score a century and take a five-wicket haul in the same match.

Ashwin was thus awarded the Man of the series for his all-around performance. In late 2012, Ashwin became the fastest Indian to 50 wickets in Test cricket in the series against England. Ashwin’s Test career shaped to as we see it today since Australia’s four-Test tour of India in February–March 2013, in which he took 29 wickets, which was the most by an Indian bowler in a four-match test series. He won the Man of the Series award.

T20 International Career

Ashwin made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in Harare. He took 1/22 in four overs. This performance earned Ashwin a selection for the tri-series against the New Zealand cricket team and hosts Sri Lanka. But unfortunately, Ashwin did not get a chance as Pragyan Ojha and Ravindra Jadeja were preferred over him throughout the series.

Ashwin got his place in the team back as India went to Bangladesh for the 2014 Asia Cup and the 2014 ICC World Twenty20. Ashwin played an essential role in India’s success in these tournaments. Because of his brilliant performances, Ashwin was named in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ for the 2014 T20 World Cup by both ICC and Cricinfo.

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World Cup

Ashwin earned a place in the 15-member ICC World Cup squad and Harbhajan and Piyush Chawla. Although Ashwin played only two matches in the World Cup, he did leave his mark. Ashwin made his World Cup debut in March 2011 against the West Indies. He finished with the bowling figures of 2/41 in 10 overs. Ashwin helped in India’s tournament victory but did not feature in the semi-final or the final.

Net Worth

The total net worth of Mr Ravichandran Ashwin is estimated to be $15 Million, which in Indian currency is approximately equal to 110 Crore Indian Rupee (i.e. approx One Hundred Ten Crore INR). The Main Source of Ravichandran Ashwin’s income and net worth came from cricket. Also, the brand value of Mr Ravichandran Ashwin is very high, and he is also the most respected player across the globe. He also earns a huge sum of money from various International and National Cricket Matches and the Indian Premier League (IPL). He also endorses multiple brands where he charges a good amount of money.

Ravichandran Ashwin Assets:

House: Ravichandran Ashwin owns a luxury designer house in Chennai. Also, he owns multiple real-estate properties across the country.


  • Arjuna Award: 2014
  • ICC
  • Test Team of the Year: 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • BCCI’s Dilip Sardesai Award for India’s best cricketer: 2010–11, 2015–16
  • BCCI’s Polly Umrigar Award for international cricketer of the year: 2012–13
  • ICC Test Player of the Year: 2016
  • ICC Cricketer of the Year: 2016
  • CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: 2016–17

Car Collection

The Car collection of Ravichandran Ashwin is quite Small. Ravichandran Ashwin owns a few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Ravichandran Ashwin include Audi, Rolls-Royce etc.

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Riya Kapoor writes about lifestyle, entertainment, news and gadgets. She has been in this industry for almost 4 years now. She is a graduate from Delhi University with English Hons and had deep connection with writing since her childhood.

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