Ravindra Jadeja Biography, Facts, Family, Lifestyle

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja is one of the finest all-rounders of Indian Cricket Team.

He is the guy who can contribute to the victory of the team in all the three departments of the game.

ravindra jadeja left-arm orthodox bowler
Ravindra Jadeja left-arm orthodox bowler

He is a left-arm orthodox bowler who can bat as well and his fielding is simply outstanding.


The real full name of Ravindra Jadeja is Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja. He was born in NavagamGhed, Gujrat, India on 6th December 1988.

He belongs to a middle-class family.

Ravindra Jadeja sister Naina and Padmini
Ravindra Jadeja sister Naina and Padmini

His nicknames are Jaddu, RJ, Sir Ravindra Jadeja.


Jadeja started his professional career as a cricketer at a very young age of 16 when he got selected for the U-19 Team in 2005.

The Team remained runner-up in U-19 World Cup but Jadeja got so much limelight with his clinical performance taking 3 wickets against Pakistan in the final. In 2008, when U-19 Team won the World CUP, Jadeja was the vice-caption of the team.

ravindra jadeja hairstyle

Ravindra Jadeja got an opportunity to play for National Team on 8 February 2009 against Sri Lanka when he made his ODI debut.2 days later he made his T-20 Debut too. After a few years in December 2012, he made his Test debut.


Jaddu belongs to the middle-class Hindu family. He was born to Mr. Anirudhsinh Jadeja and Late Smt. Late Jadeja.

His father workes as a watchman and his mother was a nurse.

ravindra jadega sisters

He has 2 sisters. He lost his mother in an accident when he was just 17 years old.


Talking about his personal life, Ravindra Jadeja got married to Riva Solanki on 17 April 2016.

Riva came in contact with Ravindra Jadeja at a party. They became friend instantly and decided to get married in a very short span of time.

The beautiful couple has a daughter named Nidhyana who was born in 2017.

Jaddu with his cut little daughter nidhyana jadeja
Jaddu with his cut little daughter Nidhyana Jadeja


Height:  170 cm tall (approx)

Weight: 60kg (approx)

Figure Measurements:  Chest 40″, Waist32″, Biceps12″ (approx)

Eye color: Black

Hair color: Black

ravindra jadega workout

As a sports person, Jadeja is so fit and active. He is 170 cm tall weighing around 60 kg. He has body measurements of 40-32-12. He has black hair as well as black eyes.


Net of Jadeja is around $3 million. The match fees for TEST, ODI and T-20 are 7 lakh, 4 lakh, and 2 lakh respectively.


  • Jaddu belongs to a middle-class Hindu Family.
  • His parents wanted him to become an Army Officer.
  • Jadeja is a very religious person.
  • He wanted to be a cricketer since childhood.
  • In 2006 when he was just 17 years old, he lost his mother in an accident. The incident made him so weak that once he decided to quit cricket.
  • His jersey no is 8 when he plays for Indian Team.
  • Jaddu is the first Indian bowler to top ICC ODI bowling rankings after Anil Kumble.
  • He holds the record of scoring 3 triple hundreds in first-class cricket.
  • Sir Ravindra Jadeja has posh restaurant in Rajkot, Gujrat naming “JADDU’S Food Field”.
  • He supported BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections with his twitter handle tagging his wife and PM Narendra Modi.
  • His wife Riva Solanki is an official member of Bhartiya Janta Party and is an active Politician.
  • An Audi Q7 worth 97 lakhs (INR) was gifted to Ravindra Jadeja by Riva’s parents before the marriage.

Favorites Things

Cricketer: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Ravindra Jadeja with Ms Dhoni
Ravindra Jadeja with Dhoni

Destination: London

Color: Blue & Black

Opponent Team: Pakistan

Hobbies: Riding Bikes, Driving Cars, Horse Riding

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