AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 21, 2023

Date of Birth

17 / February / 1984


40 Years



AB de Villiers Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

AB de Villiers is a former South African cricketer who captained the South African team in all types of cricket. He is considered to be one of the top batsmen of his time, de Villiers was born in Warmbad in South Africa.

He was a cricketer from a young age but also excelled in various other disciplines, such as rugby, golf, and tennis. His first fame was in April 2008 when he achieved a double century during an international match against India being one of the very only South Africans to have ever done it.

He scored 217 runs, which is the highest score so far throughout his professional career. He holds numerous other records, including the fastest century in a Test by a South African and also the fastest T20 50 scored by a South African.


AB de Villiers Father & Mother Pic

AB de Villiers Father & Mother Pic

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AB de Villiers Wife Pic

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AB de Villiers Childhood Pic

Childhood & Early Life

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers was born on the 17th of February, 1984 in Warmbad located within the Limpopo region of South Africa. The name of his father is Abraham B de Villiers and his mother’s name is Millie de Villiers.

He is the youngest of three brothers. Even though his father is an ophthalmologist, however, he was incredibly passionate about sports and he would encourage his sons to engage in sports.

Personal Life

AB de Villiers married Danielle Swart in 2013. The couple has a boy named Abraham who was born in the year 2015.


Despite his expertise in a variety of sports, Ab de Villiers eventually made a decision to take up a career in cricket. He began playing for Titans Titans in 2003. He then was a member of the Carrickfergus Cricket Club in Northern Ireland as an out-of-country player the following year. In December 2004 He made his debut in the test against England. While he was only twenty years old the performance was highly acknowledged.


Cricketer(s) Batsman- Virat Kohli
Bowler- Gerrit Deist, Wasim Akram
Fielder- Jonty Rhodes
Cricket Ground SuperSport Park, Centurion, South Africa
Football Team Manchester United F.C.
Athlete(s) Roger Federer (Tennis), Tiger Woods (Golf)
Food Pasta, Seafood
Beverage Red wine
Actor Brad Pitt
Actress Kate Beckinsale
Film(s) Gladiator, A River Runs Through It
TV Show The Voice SA
Band Snow Patrol

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Ipl Career

As part of the IPL, ABD played the first three seasons with The Delhi Daredevils. Then, at the time, switched his base to the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the year 2011. ABD will wear the RCB shirt during the 13th edition of the IPL which will be coordinated by Dubai this time due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

AB de Villiers Centuries

25 * ODI, 22 * Test, 0 * T20

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AB de Villiers Record

He holds most records in the world for the speediest fifty (16 balls) 100 (31 balls) and 150 (64 balls) of all time in one-day internationals by any batsman and has the fastest hundred ever by a South African in Tests and the fastest 50 recorded by a South African in T20Is.

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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Bela-Bela South Africa
Children Son: Abraham de Villiers
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 177 CM
Height In Meter 1.77 M
Nationality South African
Parents Father: Abraham B de Villiers
Mother: Millie De Villiers
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Brothers: Wessels de Villiers, Jan de Villiers
Spous Danielle de Villiers
Weight 77 Kg
169 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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