Kevin Pietersen (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs

Kevin Peter Pietersen MBE is a cricket commentator, conservationist, and former England international cricket player. He is a right-handed batsman and occasional off spin bowler who played in all three formats for England between 2005 and 2014, which included a brief tenure as captain.

Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen
Real Name Kevin Peter Pietersen
Nickname KP, Kev, The Ego, FIGJAM, Kelves and Kapes
Profession Former England Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 193 cm
in meters- 1.93 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 4”
Weight in Kilograms- 88 kg
in Pounds- 194 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 36 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut Test- 21 July 2005 vs Australia in London
ODI- 28 November 2004 vs Zimbabwe in Harare
T20- 13 June 2005 vs Australia in Southampton
Coach/Mentor Clive Rice
Jersey Number #24(England )
#24(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team England, Deccan Chargers, Delhi Daredevils, Dolphins, Hampshire, ICC World XI, KwaZulu-Natal, Natal, Nottinghamshire, Quetta Gladiators, Rising Pune Supergiants, Royal Challengers Bangalore, St Lucia Zouks, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Surrey
Nature on field Aggressive
Likes to play against Australia
Favourite Shot Switch-hit Shot
Records (main ones) • In his debut first-class match for Nottinghamshire, he scored his debut hundred and scored 1275 runs with an excellent average of 57.95 in that season.
• In his ODI debut against Zimbabwe, he scored his first ODI half-century.
• 8th English batsman to score consecutive 50s in a debut Test match.
• 1st England player to win a Player of the Tournament award in an ICC event after England won the 2010 ICC T20 World Cup.
• Fastest to 4000 Test runs.
Career Turning Point Domestic century at Chester-le-Street in 2001 (109 off 139 balls).
Personal Life
Date of Birth 27 June 1980
Age (As of 2024) 43 Years of 2024
Birth Place Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality English
Hometown Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
School Not Known
College Maritzburg College, Pietermaritzburg
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father- Jannie Pietersen
Mother- Penny Pietersen
Brothers- Tony Pietersen, Greg Pietersen and Bryan Pietersen
Sisters- N/A
Religion Christian
Hobbies Playing golf
Controversies • After he got out by Yuvraj Singh during the England tour of India in 2008, he called Yuvraj a pie-chucker. In response to which Yuvraj told him that he has already dismissed him 5 times.
• When South Africa beat England 2-0 in the 2012 Test series in England, he was dropped from the final Test after it was found that he texted AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn degrading his captain Andrew Strauss and Andy Flower.
• He became the England captain in 2008, but after his rift with the coach Peter Moores, he resigned from his captaincy.
Favorite Things
Favorite Cricketer Batsman: Hansie Cronje
Bowler: Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh
Favorite Food Barbeque and Japanese food
Favorite Actor Kiefer Sutherland
Favorite Film Gladiator
Favorite Restaurant Zuma in London
Favorite Destination Melbourne
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Jessica Taylor (Singer and Model)
Wife Jessica Taylor (Singer and Model)
Children Daughter- Rosie
Son- Dylan
Money Factor
Salary Not Known
Net Worth $7.5 million

Some lesser-known facts about Kevin Pietersen

  • Does Kevin Pietersen smoke?: No
  • Does Kevin Pietersen drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Pietersen is a South African by origin but shifted to England in 2000 to show his protest against the racial quota system in South Africa and initially played there for Hancock CC in Birmingham.
  • He had a dream Test debut in the Ashes series against Australia in 2005, where his aggressive batting performance helped England reclaim the Ashes after 1986.
  • He uses his famous Switch-hit shot from his schooling days when he used to play hockey.
  • He regrets having so many English tattoos which he had when he initially came to England.
  • He tends to get nervous while waiting for his batting and use to go for “nature’s call”  every 5 minutes in those nervous times.
  • After his too many side-screen issues during the 2013 Ashes, he had a heated argument with Mitchell Johnson.
  • Based on his outstanding performance in 2005 and the 6th fastest to reach 1000 ODI runs, he won the Emerging player of the Year Award and ODI player of the year Award.
  • In 2004, he played in the 2003-04 Duleep Trophy in India for England A or England Lions.
  • His favorite song is We Weren’t Born to Follow by Bon Jovi.
  • He is only behind Sir Don Bradman in aggregate runs in his first 25 Tests.
  • He loves having tattoos and one of his tattoos on his rib area shows a map of the world, with red stars indicating where he has scored hundreds.