Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | March 11, 2024

Date of Birth

30 / September / 1986


38 Years



Martin Guptill Height and Weight, Age, Wife & Affairs – More

Martin James Guptill, a New Zealand international cricketer, was born on 30 September 1986. He plays as the opening batsman in limited-overs formats. Guptill is New Zealand’s first and fifth cricketer to score a double century in a One Day International match. He also holds the record for the highest individual score in Cricket World Cup matches and the second-highest One Day International score of 237 not out.


Guptill has only two toes on his left foot. When he was only 13 years old, he suffered three toe injuries in a forklift accident. He is known as Two Toes in the New Zealand cricket team.


His father’s surname is Peter Guptill, and his mother is Jan Henderson. His cousin Michael Guptill – Bunc has also played cricket in Auckland.

Peter Guptill Martin Guptill Father

Peter Guptill Martin Guptill Father

Laura McGoldrick Martin Guptill Wife

Laura McGoldrick Martin Guptill’s Wife

James Guptill Martin Guptill Son

James Guptill Martin Guptill’s Son

Martin Guptill Family Pics

Martin Guptill Family Pics


After attending Kelston Primary School and Kelston Boy’s High school, he transferred to Avondale College. There he was a great cricket player.

Personal Life

Guptill was born in Auckland in 1986. Guptill attended Kelston Primary School and Kelston Boys High School, before transferring to Avondale College. There he was perfect and played cricket. His wife Laura McGoldrick is a journalist and reporter. Michael Guptill Bounce, his cousin, also played cricket for Auckland.

Domestic and T20 Cricket

Guptill is a member of Suburbs New Lynn and Auckland in domestic cricket. In March 2006, he made his first-class debut in cricket. He scored a four-ball duck and a 99 in his second innings. Guptill was a Derbyshire County Cricket Club player in English county cricket for the second half of the 2011 season.

International Cricket

Guptill was the first New Zealander to represent New Zealand at the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka. Guptill made his One Day International (ODI), debut against New Zealand on January 10, 2009. He was the first New Zealander ever to score a century in an ODI.

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Net Worth

Martin Guptill is the highest-paid cricketer in the world. In 2023, his net worth is $ 19.3 million. He receives approximately $94,100 USD per Month from the New Zealand Cricket team.

He is also one of the most prominent IPL stars. In each season, he receives 134 446 USD from IPL. He is an ambassador for many brands and all his income comes from IPL, Domestic, and International Cricket.

Martin Guptill Retirement

“Guptill hasn’t retired. He is open to playing in other tournaments, but it’s about balancing his schedule and moving forward. He is still motivated to continue playing and improving his game. This is something I believe is important for all players, even though he’s had a great career.

Martin Guptill 237

Martin Guptill’s 163-ball 237 was the World Cup record score. This set up New Zealand’s victory over West Indies at CWC15.

Martin Guptill IPL

Martin Guptill was not selected for the NZ squad due to his current condition. He is also no longer bound to the core contract. He is not guaranteed a future in international cricket and he will not be included in the IPL 2023 auction pool.

Martin Guptill’s ODI centuries

He was part of 91 ODI matches, scoring 3486 runs in 90 innings. Martin Guptill’s highest ODI score is 180. M Guptill holds 10 ODI centuries and 16 ODI semi-centuries. He has also been able to run 20 times 30+ and 12 more times 20+ ODI runs. M Guptill’s strike rate is 94.6, with an average of 38.30 per 3684 ODI balls.

Some lesser-known facts about Martin Guptill

  • He is one of the six cricketers to have scored a century in all formats: T20, ODI, and Test matches.
  • Guptill is the first New Zealand batsman to hit a double century in an ODI.
  • At the age of 13, a forklift crushed his left foot, resulting in him having two toes on that foot. This earned him the nickname “Marty Two Toes.”
  • Martin Guptill does not smoke.
  • Martin Guptill drinks alcohol.
  • His wife, Laura McGoldrick, is a well-known TV presenter and radio host in New Zealand.
  • Laura once interviewed Martin after a match in New Zealand.
  • Despite being a potent T20 batsman, he wasn’t picked by any IPL team until 2016.

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Body Measurements Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 15 Inches
Birth Place Auckland New Zealand
Children Son: James Guptill
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Height In CM 188 CM
Height In Meter 1.88 M
Nationality New Zealander
Parents Father: Peter Guptill
Mother: Jan Henderson
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Brother: Ben Guptill
Sister: Raewyn Thomas
Spous Laura McGoldrick
Weight 80 Kg
176 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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