Shreyas Iyer Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets and Awards

Shreyas Iyer And His Family

Shreyas Iyer was born on 6 December 1994 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He belongs to a middle-class Mangalorean family. Shreyas Iyer was born in a Tamil Brahmin family. His father, Santosh Iyer, is a businessman. He has one elder sister whose name is Shresta Iyer.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

he was born on 6 December 1994, and according to the calculation, her current age is 27 years. 

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status is the main things for the Cricket Industry. Fans are also attracted by their Height, Weight & Physical Status. The height of Shreyas Iyer is 178 cm and 1.78 m and feet inches- 5′ 10″. His weight is in kilograms- 65 kg. Weight.

Shreyas Iyer Waist Size 30 Inches and chest 40 Inches, And biceps 14 Inches. he has Black color hair and Black color eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 9.


Coach Pravin Amre first spotted him at Shivaji Park Gymkhana. Shreyas was the one who encouraged and supported Year in the early years as a cricketer. During his college at Poddar college, he helped his college cricket team collect some trophies.

Iyer was educated at Don Bosco High School, Matunga, and Ramniranjan Anandilal Poddar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.

Personal Life

Indian cricketer Shreyas Iyer likes to keep his personal life very private. As far as Shreyas Iyer’s girlfriend is concerned, he is currently single and isn’t dating anyone. He has had one relationship in the past and isn’t looking for a relationship or marriage.


Domestic Career

Being brought up in the playing grounds of Mumbai—India’s factory for churning International Cricketers, Shreyas Iyer quickly caught the eye of coach Pravin Amre at the tender age of 12 at the iconic Shivaji Park Gymkhana and thus began his steady accession to the top.

After decimating College bowling attacks according to a short film directed by Cricket Writer Aayush Puthran where the latter captured Iyer’s exploits.

Through his consistent performances, the Mumbai-born lad found a spot in the Under-19 World Cup of 2014. However, the lackluster performance in the premier youth tournament did not bring any accolade to the Mumbai-born batsman. Iyer went to play for the Trent Bridge cricket team in England to make amends. In the swinging, bouncy English conditions, Iyer showed his entire class and stole the limelight by scoring 297 runs in just 3 innings with a near-impossible average of 99.

Buoyed by the success in England, Iyer was quickly drafted in the Mumbai squad in November 2014 for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, and thus Iyer made his List-A debut. The rich vein of form he had shown in England continued in the domestic circuit, too, as Iyer smashed 273 runs in the tournament at an impressive average of 54.60.

Shreyas Iyer made his first-class cricket debut in December 2014 during the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy. He scored 809 runs in his debut Ranji season at an average of 50.56, including two centuries and six fifties. He was the 7th highest scorer of the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy.

A year later, Shreyas Iyer was the top run-scorer of the 2015-16 Ranji season, where he amassed a whopping 1321 runs at an incredible average of 73.38

So far, he has represented the Mumbai cricket team in 54 First-class matches, scored 4592 runs at an average of 52.18, and scalped 4 wickets.

IPL Career

Due to his fantastic performance in domestic cricket, he was signed by Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League 2015 at a whopping price of 2.6 Crores from a base price of 10 Lakhs.

After becoming the highest-earning uncapped player in the tournament, Iyer scored 439 runs in 14 matches with a strike rate of 128.36 and an average of 33.76, making him the 9th most consistent player and Emerging Player of IPL season 8.

But soon came the slump in form as Iyer only managed 30 runs in the 2016 season of IPL, and he had to make adjustments in his game for the new season. The Mumbai lad got his groove back in the 2017 season and managed to score 336 runs with the highest score of 96 that he still hasn’t broken.

 During the 2019 IPL, Shreyas Iyer led from the front after being made the captain and scored 463 runs at a decent average of 30.86. The IPL 2020 will be another test for Iyer, who will again shoulder leading the team from the front.

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International Career

ODI Career

Owing to his IPL exploits, Shreyas Iyer continued to knock around the door of the senior team, and he got his chance when he was selected for India’s ODI squad against Sri Lanka in December 2017. Although Iyer got out on the measly score of 9 in the first match, he had finally broken the glass ceiling.

On 18 December 2019, in the second ODI against the West Indies, Iyer scored 31 runs in one over, the most scored by a batsman for India in a single over in ODIs.

Iyer hit his first century against New Zealand in New Zealand on 5 February 2020. He scored 103 off 107 balls and guided India to a massive total of 347.

T20 Career

Iyer played his first T20 international match for India against New Zealand on 1 November 2017, but unfortunately, he didn’t get the opportunity to showcase his batting skills.

However, he got the opportunity to bat the next month in his ODI debut against Sri Lanka, scoring 9 runs.


Shreyas Iyer was given the captaincy of Delhi Daredevils mid-season after Gautam Gambhir relinquished himself from the post citing the team’s poor performance.

And on 27 April 2018, Shreyas Iyer became the youngest captain to lead the Delhi Daredevils team in the IPL history at the age of 23 years and 142 days during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders. On his IPL captaincy debut, Shreyas Iyer smashed an unbeaten match-winning knock of 93 off 40 deliveries with 10 sixes, which was his third successive IPL fifty to power DD to a victory.

His authentic leadership skills were on full display in the next season when he led the Delhi side to the playoffs for the first time in seven years.

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Net Worth

Shreyas Iyer’s Net Worth is $7 Million. Born on December 6, 1994 to Rohini Iyer and Santosh Iyer. His family originally hails from the Thrissur district in Kerala. Shreyas’s family currently lives in the Worli area of Mumbai. It was here that Shreyas was born. While playing cricket at Mumbai’s Shivaji Park Gymkhana at the age of 12, former Indian international player Praveen Amre turned his eye on him, so he decided to coach Shreyas. Shreyas Iyer’s unassuming batting style and ability to hit body shots led to his junior-level friends comparing him to India’s famous opener Virender Sehwag.

Shreyas Iyer Assets:

House: Shreyas Iyer owns a luxury designer house in Mumbai, India. Also, Shreyas Iyer owns multiple real-estate properties across the countries.


Emerging player of the year award: 2015. 

Top run-scorer in Ranji (2015-16). Youngest captain of Delhi Capitals

Car Collection

Shreyas Iyer Car CollectionPrices (INR)
Lamborghini HuracanRs. 4.50 Crore
Audi S5Rs. 80 Lakh
Customized Hyundai i20 SportsRs. 7.69 Lakh

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Riya Kapoor

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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