Joe Root

Joe Root Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 16, 2023

Date of Birth

30 / December / 1990


34 Years



Joe Root, an English cricketer, represents the England National cricket team as a Top Order Batsman. He bats right-handed and also bowls right-arm off-break. In addition, he is a part of the Yorkshire team in Domestic cricket.

Joe Root Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Born on 30 December 1990, Joseph Edward Root, MBE, is a highly esteemed English cricketer who has made significant contributions to the sport. He is a key player in the English cricket team and has previously served as the captain of the Test team. Root is widely recognized as one of the finest batsmen of the contemporary era, showcasing exceptional skill and technique.


Joe Root, the eldest son of Helen and Matt Root, has a family background deeply rooted in cricket. Following in his father’s footsteps, he joined Sheffield Collegiate Cricket Club during his early days, becoming a part of the same club his father had been associated with. In terms of his personal life, Root got engaged to his girlfriend, Carrie Cotterell, in March 2016.

Joe Root Parents

Joe Root Parents

Billy Root Joe Root Brother

Billy Root Joe Root Brother

Carrie Cotterell Joe Root Wife

Carrie Cotterell Joe Root Wife

Alfred William Root Joe Root Son

Alfred William Root Joe Root Son

Name Not Known Joe Root Daughter

Name Not Known Joe Root Daughter

Joe Root Family Pics

Joe Root Family Pics

Joe Root Childhood Pics

Joe Root Childhood Pics

Early Life

Growing up in Dore, Sheffield, Joe Root holds the position of the eldest son in his family, with parents named Helen and Matt Root. His younger brother, Billy Root, also shares a passion for cricket and currently plays for Glamorgan. In terms of his education, Root attended Dore Primary School and later King Ecgbert School in Sheffield. At the age of 15, he embarked on a cricket sports scholarship.


Root completed his Schooling at King Ecgbert School, Sheffield, and College at Sheffield University. His Highest Qualification is Graduation.

Personal Life

I apologize for any confusion, but as of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, Joe Root is not 23 years old. He was born on December 30, 1990, which would make him older than 23. However, it is true that Joe Root has achieved significant fame and success in his relatively young career.


He continued the family tradition by joining Sheffield Collegiate Cricket Club, located in Abbeydale Park. Notably, this is the same club where his father had also played cricket. It is worth mentioning that another renowned cricketer, Michael Vaughan, who represented Yorkshire and captained the England cricket team, was associated with Collegiate as well.

Domestic Career

He had a notable debut for the Yorkshire second team on July 18, 2007, in a match against Derbyshire held at Abbeydale Park. In that match, he showcased his talent by scoring an impressive 57 runs and establishing a remarkable first-wicket partnership of 133 runs with Adam Lyth. This early display of skill and partnership set the stage for Root’s promising career.

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International Career

In the year 2013, he made his debut in One Day International (ODI) cricket, representing the England National cricket team against the formidable India National cricket team. Despite being relatively new to the format, Root showcased his skills and determination early on in his ODI career. It was in his fourth ODI match that he achieved a significant milestone by scoring his maiden fifty in ODI cricket.

IPL Career

He involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) started in the 2018 season when he participated in the IPL auction for the first time. However, unfortunately for Root, he went unsold in the bidding process and did not secure a contract with any of the IPL teams for that season.

Net Worth

As of 2023, the net worth of English cricketer Joe Root is estimated to be INR 80 crore ($10 million). Root has accumulated his wealth through his lucrative cricket contracts, brand endorsements, and investments in diverse business ventures.

Net Worth $10 million
Net Worth in Indian Rupees Rs. 80crores
Net Worth in Dollars $10  million
Monthly Income Rs. 79 lakh (approx)
Annual Income 8.15 crore
Income Source Cricket and Advertisement
Joe Root The Hundred Salary £125,000
Last Updated June 2023

Highest Score in the Test


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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Dore Sheffield South Yorkshire England
Children Son: Alfred William Root
Daughter: Name Not Known
Eye Color Light Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Height In CM 183 CM
Height In Meter 1.83 M
Nationality English
Parents Father: Matt Root
Mother: Helen Root
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Brother: Billy Root
Sisters: Wanda Root and Amanda Root
Spous Carrie Cotterill
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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