Ben Stokes Age, Wife, Net Worth, height, Stats & more

Ben Stokes is rated as one of the best all-rounder in international cricket

Who is Ben Stokes?

Ben Stokes is a batting all-rounder in the English Cricket Team. He also represents Rajasthan Royals in the IPl. He is the vice- Captain of the England team. He plays for Durham in the English County and Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash. He has played in all formats and is considered versatile with red, white, and pink balls.

Benjamin Andrew Stokes is his full name, and he was born in New Zealand before immigrating to England.

Ben Stokes Wiki:

Ben Stokes Wiki has all the essential information on him. It shares details on his age, full name, height, D-O-B, and more.

Ben Stokes was born on Jun 4, 1991, and has completed 30 years of age now. His height in feet is 6ft 2 inches, and he weighs 80 kg.

Full nameto Benjamin Andrew Stokes
Nickname  Stokesy Dragon  
Date of Birth Jun 4, 1991
Age30
Place of Birth  Canterbury Christchurch, New Zealand
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityEnglish( originally from New Zealand)
ReligionChristian
Height 6.2 ft
Weight80 Kg
EyesBlue
HairBlonde
SchoolCockermouth School  England
College Not known

Ben Stokes Family:

Ben Stokes was born into a Christian family on Jun 4, 1991, in Canterbury Christchurch, New Zealand. His family consists of his parents, and he has no immediate siblings. Stokes mother was in a relationship with Richard Dunn, with whom she had two children; a half-brother and sister to Ben. Both were murdered in New Zealand by Richard Dunn in 1988. All this took place three years before Stokes’ being born. 

Later on, the lady Deborah Stokes re-married Gerard Stokes and gave birth to Benjamin Andrew Stokes, his full name. He was their only child. Gerard Stokes was a rugby league coach and player in New Zealand, and his mother a cricket player!

Ben Stokes met his girlfriend Clare Radcliffe in 2013 and married her on Oct 14, 2017. They have two children, with the eldest being a boy followed by a daughter. Their names are Layton Stokes and Libby Stokes.

FatherGerard Stokes (rugby league coach  and player in New Zealand) 
MotherDeborah Stokes 
Sister( younger)Half-sister -deceased 
BrotherHalf Brother- deceased 
Marital StatusMarried 
Girlfriend NA 
Marriage DateOct 14, 2017 
WifeClare Radcliffe 
ChildrenLayton Stokes and Libby Stokes.   
  

Ben Stoke’s  Biography

YearAgeAchievement
201019Selected for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup
201019Made the first-class debut
201120ODI debut
201120T20I debut
201322Test debut
201625Selected for the 2016 T20I World Cup
201726Appointed vice-captain of England’s Test team
201726Made IPL debut
201928Won the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

Ben Stoke’s Cricket Career

Test career

It was a World of Up’& Downs for the talented Southpaw as he debuted in his first T20 against West Indies. He damaged his Locker by punching it and was dismissed from the National side gearing up for the 2016 T20 World Cup.

After this, Stokes’s performances continued to be disappointing. The climax of this came in 2016, in which Carlos Braithwaite belted him for four continuous Six’s off the last over with the Windies lifting the cup.

ODI Career

Ben made his ODI debut for the English against Ireland in 2011. Unfortunately, he sustained an injury and was an irregular till 2014. He was known as an unruly flashy player, but there was no questioning his talent. Stokes played against the West Indies in 2014, and this performance led to his selection against the Indians, in which he played only the final ODI. He was a success in this match, and after that, he was a permanent fixture in the ODI team.

Ben Stokes impressed one and all in the 2017 Champion’s trophy, and he was heralded as part of the squad  ‘ ICC World XI ‘ for 2017 and 2018.

Ben Stokes was an automatic choice for the upcoming World Cup and battled out a super over with the New Zealand team. Although controversial, Ben Stokes was given the benefit of the doubt, and England won the coveted WC for the first team; Ben Stokes was the Man of the tournament.

 T20 International Career

It was a World of Up’& Downs for the talented Southpaw as he debuted in his first T20 against West Indies. He damaged his Locker by punching it and was dismissed from the National side gearing up for the 2016 T20 World Cup.

After this, Stokes’s performances continued to be disappointing. The climax of this came in 2016, in which Carlos Braithwaite belted him for four continuous Six’s off the last over with the Windies lifting the cup.

IPL Career

At the auction held in February 2017, the Rising Pune Supergiants bid over stokes for a whopping 14.5 Cr.

Stokes celebrated it with three ‘Mom’s of the 14 matches he played.

The following year he was transferred to the RR for 12.5 CR., and once again, he was the most expensive player in the auction.

Stokes has continued to serve RR till the current date. However, his form has not been consistent. He provided only glimpses of the past till 2021, in which he has injured his finger and forced to stay away for the rest of the season.

The Net Worth of Ben Stokes: (as of 2021)

NameBen Stokes
Net Worth$ 11 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 80 Crore
ProfessionCricketer
Monthly Income And Salary1 Crore
Annual Income12 Crore 

Property: 

Ben Stokes lives in a designer house. He has purchased many real-estate properties across England.

IPL salary details (INR)

YearTeamSalary
2020 (Retained)Rajasthan Royals-RR₹ 125,000,000
2019 (Retained)Rajasthan Royals-RR₹ 125,000,000
2018Rajasthan Royals-RR₹ 125,000,000
2017Rising Pune Supergiant₹ 145,000,000
Total₹ 520,000,000

Ben Stokes Social

Stokes is active on social media these days & he has a growing following there. Stoke‘s Instagram account has 2.7 Million Followers. Stoke‘s Instagram and other social Account Details are:

Instagram 1.5m followers 803 following  
Facebook   818,124 people like this   2,737,390 people follow this       
Twitter 887.6K Followers  

Ben Stokes Records

  1.  Ben Scored  the Fastest 250 in just 196 balls in Test Cricket
  2. Ben scored maximum runs in a test inning for a number six batsman, which was 258
  3. Ben scored maximum runs in session one (before Lunch), which was 130 runs
  4. He shared the highest sixth-wicket partnership with Bairstow, which was 399 runs against South Africa.
  5. Ben scored the Second-fastest Test double ton in just 165 balls faced.
  6. Ben scored eleven sixes in a single Test inning. This was also the second-highest.
  7. Ben was awarded the Man of the Final in the ICC WC Final 2019. He was also acknowledged Player’s Player of the Year in October 2013 at the Professional Cricketers’ Association Awards

Ben Stokes – Unknown facts

•Ben Stokes was born and raised in New Zealand, Christchurch, Canterbury, and was there until he turned 12. He moved with his father, Gerard Stokes, to northern England in early 2003.

• Stokes has participated in various sports because of his sporting linage as revealed in an exciting story by himself, “Ever since Ben was young he has played all kinds of sport, and in that rugby and cricket. His mom also played cricket.

•Stokes almost took to rugby since his father was a coach. He chose cricket as his sport only after he crosses 14 years of age because he enjoyed it more.

• Ben Stokes earned the nickname ‘ Rocky’ and Hurt Locker as he had broken the dressing room locker with his fists.

• Many cricketers have tattoos, but Stokes has a motivational message. It reads, “Being the best that you can be is only possible if you desire to be a champion and your fear of failure is non-existent’. 

Ben Stokes –Controversies

Ben Stokes has quite an unenviable long list of controversies irrespective of where it took place. Some were in the ground and came off it. Here is the list:

•He was taken in and warned for ‘obstructing the law and police’ in Durham. Stokes was high on liquor when the incident occurred in 2011.

•In yet another drunken incident, Stokes was punished for defying alcohol rules in 2013 midway through theAustralia tour.   His teammate Matt Coles also was given the same punishment.

Jasvinder Singh
I am Jasvinder Singh, a content specialist editor at Kheltalk, who is a sports enthusiast. I try to cover every cricket game being played on the planet. For me, sports is not limited to just writing but also playing it on the field as well.
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