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Faf du Plessis: Net worth, Wife, Age, Height & More [2024]

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Faf du Plessis: Net worth, Wife, Age, Height & More [2024]

Last updated on: January 2, 2024

Faf du Plessis is a pro cricketer, well-respected in the cricket world. People recognize him for his good batting and fielding.

Faf grew up in a sports-loving family. He finished school at the University of Pretoria and Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool.

In cricket, Du Plessis did big things as a right-handed batsman and leg-break bowler. He led the South Africa national cricket team in ODIs and Test matches.

As of May 2024, Faf du Plessis is 39 years and 10 months old, his estimated net worth is $7 million, and he stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (184 cm or 1.84 m) tall.

Discover all you need to know about Faf du Plessis right here. Continue reading for comprehensive insights, ensuring you won’t need to look elsewhere for more information.

Bio/Wiki

Full Name

Francois du Plessis

Nickname

The Marathon Man, Faf

Profession

Cricketer

Career

Debut

ODI

January 18, 2011, vs India

Test

November 23, 2012, vs Australia

T20I

September 8, 2012, vs England

Best Known for

Faf is best known for being a former captain of the national team, considered among the greatest fielders, and an exceptional all-format batsman.

Jersey Number 

#18

Position 

Batsman

Career Status

Best Score

Test: 199

ODI: 185

T20I: 119

100s

Test: 10

ODI: 12

T20I: 1

50s

Test: 21

ODI: 35

T20I: 10

Personal Profile and Background Details

Date of Birth

July 13, 1984

Age

As of today, Faf is 39 years and 10 months old.

Zodiac sign

Cancer

Signature

Faf du Plessis signature

Nationality

South African

Birth Place

Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa

Residence

Cape Town, South Africa

School / College / University

Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool

University of Pretoria

Religion

Faf du Plessis is a devout Christian. He has consistently credited his faith as a driving force behind his success in cricket.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Food Habits

He follows a diet that includes milk and honey. For extra fiber, he relies on oats soaked in honey and milk. In addition to his regular diet, he also consumes omega-3-rich fish and chicken for lunch and dinner.

Hobbies

  1. Surfing: After moving back to Cape Town, Faf du Plessis took up surfing as a new hobby, has a taste for adventure.
  2. Spending time with family: Faf is known to be a loving husband and father, valuing the importance of family.
  3. Caring for his pets: He has two pet dogs, Giorgio and Bella.
  4. Watching and participating in music videos: Faf has been featured in a music video called “Fireball” and has watched and participated in other music videos as well.

Tattoos

Faf has several tattoos. Some of his notable tattoos include:

Faf du Plessis right arm tattoos
Faf right arm tattoos
  • A tattoo in Arabic reading “Fazl,” which translates to “grace” or “blessing”. This tattoo is related to a significant change in his life, which he believes has occurred through the grace of God.
  • A tattoo on his rib cage in Urdu, which is also related to a change in his life.

Physical Attributes and Measurements

Height

  • In feet: 5′ 11″
  • In Centimeters: 180.5 cm
  • In meters: 1.80 m

Weight

  • In kilograms: 79 kg
  • In Pounds: 174 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 44 inches
  • Biceps Size: 16 inches
  • Waist Size: 34 inches

Shoe size

9 (US)

Eye color

Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Family

Faf Du Plessis with parents, sisters and brother in law in his sister Rhemi's marriage
Faf Du Plessis with parents, sisters and brother in law in his sister Rhemi’s marriage

Faf du Plessis was born in Pretoria, South Africa to Francois du Plessis and Ina Rynners. His father is a former rugby player and his mother is a homemaker. He has two sisters named Rhemi and Sharmi. Rhemi runs a kid’s clothing business brand while Sharmi is a nursery school teacher.

In terms of his personal family, Faf married his longtime girlfriend Imari Visser in November 2013. Together they have two daughters named Amelie and Zoey. As a couple, they are very happy with each other and often share their beautiful pictures on their social media profiles.

Wife

Imari Du Plessis (2013–Present)

Faf Du Plessis wife Imari Visser
Imari Visser
Faf Du Plessis with wife Imari Visser
Faf with wife Imari

Father

Francois Du Plessis

Faf Du Plessis with father Francois Du Plessis

Mother

Ina Rynners

Faf Du Plessis mother Ina Rynners
Ina Rynners

Faf Du Plessis with mother Ina Rynners

Siblings

Rhemi du Plessis (Sister) (Founder of kids clothing brand Baby Backup)

Faf du Plessis sister Rhemi du Plessis
Rhemi du Plessis

Sharmi Rynners (Sister) (Nursery School Teacher)

Faf Du Plessis youngest sister Sharmi Rynners
Sharmi Rynners
Faf Du Plessis with sister Sharmi and Rhemi du Plessis
Faf with sister Sharmi and Rhemi

Children

Amelie du Plessis (Daughter) (Born in June 2017)

Zoey du Plessis (Daughter) (Born in September 2020)

Faf du Plessis with his two daughters
Faf with his two daughters

Relationship & More

Marital Status

Married to Imari Visser

Marriage Date

November 23, 2013

Girlfriend and Dating History

Imari Visser (2010–Present)

Faf Du Plessis with wife Imari Du Plessis

Faf married his long-time girlfriend, Imari Visser, in November 2013 at Kleine Zalze wine estate close to Cape Town. The couple has been together for many years and has two daughters, Amelie and Zoey.  Imari Visser is a marketing manager by profession, working for the leading South African beauty company, Nimue Skin Technology.

Favorite Things

Faf du Plessis transparent background png image

Net Worth 2024

Faf du Plessis Net Worth

$7 million

As of May 2024, it’s estimated that Faf Du Plessis has a net worth of about $7 million, based on information from different reliable sources. He made most of this primarily from his cricketing career. 

He played International cricket for South Africa in all 3 formats and represented them in 2 world cups as their captain. According to our estimates, He would earn more than $0.5 million yearly from South Africa Cricket Contracts.

Faf currently plays in the IPL, a big cricket league in India. Since 2011, he is participating in this tournament. In these 13 years, he has earned a combined salary of more than INR 404 million ( approx. $5 million USD). In 2022 and 2023, he played with RCB and earned INR 70 million each year.

Apart from his cricket earnings, Faf has also earned income through endorsement deals with companies such as Puma, Nimue Skin International, H2coco Coconut Water, Panerai, and pHformula.

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IPL Salary

Year Team Salary
2023 Royal Challengers Bangalore ₹ 70,000,000
2022 Royal Challengers Bangalore ₹ 70,000,000
2021 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 16,000,000
2020 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 16,000,000
2019 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 16,000,000
2018 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 16,000,000
2017 Rising Pune Supergiant ₹ 40,000,000
2016 Rising Pune Supergiant ₹ 47,500,000
2015 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 47,500,000
2014 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 47,500,000
2013 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 6,392,400
2012 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 6,032,400
2011 Chennai Super Kings ₹ 5,520,000
Total IPL Career Earnings  ₹ 404,444,800

Car collection

He owns an Audi and a Range Rover Vogue.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Successful Captaincy: He is one of the most successful cricket captains in his era. Currently leading the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
  • Test Century on Debut: Faf du Plessis is the fourth South African cricketer to score a Test century on debut, achieving this milestone in November 2012.
  • Rugby Beginnings: Faf didn’t start his sporting journey in cricket. He initially began his sporting career with rugby.

Social Media Profiles

Twitter

Instagram

instagram.com/fafdup

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