AB de Villiers Biography (Cricketer)

AB de Villiers Biography, Career, Facts, Family, Wife, Net Worth

Personal Information About AB de Villiers

Name:- Abraham Benjamin de Villiers
Nike Name:- De Villiers, ABD, Mr.360
D.O.B:- 17 February 1984
National Side:- South Africa
Place of Birth:- Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa
Horoscope:- Aquarius
Religion:- Christian
Height:- 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Marital Status:- Married
Profession:- South African cricketer
Role:- WK-Batsman
Style of Batting:- Right Handed Bat
Style of Bowling:- Right-Arm Medium
AB de Villiers Family Info
Father Name:- Millie (works as a property dealer)
Mother Name:- Abraham Benjamin (works as a doctor)
Brother Name:- Not Know
Sister Name:- He is the youngest of 3 brothers, his elder brothers are Jan and Wessels
Children:- Abraham
AB de Villiers Wife:- Danielle Swart
AB de Villiers Net Worth:- $14 Million

Childhood and Education

AB de Villiers was born in Pretoria, South Africa, and attended Afrikaans High School for boys, his father was a doctor and encouraged his son to play sports. AB de Villier’s talent as a right-handed batsman was clear or evident through his schooling days. De Villiers created envious records and achievements in many different sports, de Villiers was selected for the Soccer and national Hockey teams. AB captained the junior national Rugby team, and he still holds records for his 6 SA swimming. De Villiers also won Golf handicap from scratch, Champion of U19 National Badminton, and was a member of the SA junior Davis Cup team. De Villiers had excellent Academics also having recited Pi and getting the medal from the likes of Nelson Mandela, besides.

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AB De Villiers Career and Records

In 2004 de Villiers started his career as an international cricketer, at that time he was just 20 years old. On 16 December 2004 de Villiers played his debut against England, his performance in the ICC World Cup 2007 was also the best, he is an outstanding fielder, de Villiers best performance against India, as he becomes the first South African cricketer who made a double century against India, as he scored 217 runs not remained not out.

In the 2008-09 tour to Australia de Villiers’s performance was also good and he contributed a lot to make it possible for South Africa to win the first test, and he succeeded in his aim, South Arica got the victory in Australia after fifteen years.

2011 world cup de Villiers made many records including first South African Batsman who made two centuries in a world cup and he also become the 5gh batsman who scored two consecutive centuries in the world cup.

In 2011-12 de Villiers had been player of the series in the tour of South Africa to Sri Lanka. De Villiers made the record for the fastest century in ODI- One Day International Cricket, he made 100 runs in just 31 balls against West Indies in January 2015. AB made 149 runs on 44 balls with 16 sixes in this inning, he equaled the record of Rohit Sharma.

In the World Cup 2015 he played another thrilling and unbeaten inning against West Indies, he scored 162* runs in just 66 balls with 17 fours and 8 sixes, he made the record of a second fastest century and also the fastest ever 150 runs just 64 balls in the One Day International Cricket history.

Achievements and Millstones

The Mr. Do it for South Africa AB de Villiers has scored 21 Test, 24 One Day International, and 2 IPL centuries. In ODIs, he is the highest century maker of South Arica and the fifth highest of all time.

Religious Belief and Personal Life of de Villiers

AB de Villiers is a Christian by his belief and devoutly religious man. He said that the Bible is his favorite book. Jesus is everything in my life- he’s the man.

De Villiers married to Danielle de Villiers. They blessed my son who was born in 2015. His favorite sportsman is Roger Federer, de Villiers loves to listen to bands like Collective Soul and Snow Patrol. Gladiator is his favorite movie. De Villiers once mentioned that he had loved to be a doctor, his father was also a doctor, but de Villiers regretted the chance of not being capable or able to study medicine.


2016: 6 th ranked- ICC Top 10 Test Batsmen
2016: 1 st ranked- ICC Top 10 ODI Batsmen
2015: South African Cricketer of the year
ICC One Day International Player of the Year
2014: ICC One Day International Player of the Year
2010: ICC One Day International Player of the Year



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