Aakash Chopra Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Aakash Chopra Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 81 kg
Date of Birth September 19, 1977
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Akshi Mathur

Aakash Chopra is an Indian former cricketer turned cricket commentator who played as a defensive opening batsman and close catcher for a year. Aakash’s cricket career began as a member of the Sonnet Cricket Club in Delhi which later flourished into his international beginning with the Indian national cricket team. However, despite his good start, he was dropped from the national team in 2004. Along the way, he picked up a huge fan base with more than 4 million followers on Facebook, more than 4 million followers on Twitter, more than 2 million followers on YouTube, and more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Aakash Chopra

Nick Name

Sunny

Aakash Chopra as seen in a selfie taken at the Terminal 2 Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal Mumbai in November 2019
Aakash Chopra as seen in a selfie taken at the Terminal 2 Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal Mumbai in November 2019 (Aakash Chopra / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Aakash is an Alumni of the Rajdhani College as well as the Hindu College of the University of Delhi.

Occupation

Former Cricketer, Cricket Commentator

Family

  • Father – Shyam Lal Chopra
  • Siblings – Aekta Chopra (Sister)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

81 kg or 178.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Aakash Chopra has dated –

  1. Aakshi Mathur (2009-Present) – They got married to one another on December 2, 2009. The couple has 2 girls, of which one is named Aarna Chopra.
Aakash Chopra as seen in a selfie with his beautiful wife Aakshi Mathur in Mumbai in October 2019
Aakash Chopra as seen in a selfie with his beautiful wife Aakshi Mathur in Mumbai in October 2019 (Aakshi Mathur / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He brushes his hair back to the right side.
  • Thin eyebrows
  • Round face shape
Aakash Chopra as seen in a picture taken at the Wankhede Cricket Stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra in December 2019
Aakash Chopra as seen in a picture taken at the Wankhede Cricket Stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra in December 2019 (Aakash Chopra / Instagram)

Religion

Hinduism

Aakash Chopra as seen in a picture taken in December 2019
Aakash Chopra as seen in a picture taken in December 2019 (Aakash Chopra / Instagram)

 

Aakash Chopra Facts

  1. In his free time, he enjoys training, reading, traveling, watching movies, and spending an ample amount of time with his family.
  2. Aakash began his international cricket career in the test format in 2003 as an opening batsman for the Indian national cricket team against New Zealand. At the start, he was credited for his solid partnership with former cricketer Virendra Sehwag.
  3. His career was shortlived and after failing to perform in 2 matches against Australia in 2004, he was dropped from the national team.
  4. Aakash was replaced by now-retired cricketer Gautam Gambhir for the test format matches.
  5. He played for the first and 2nd Indian Premier League’s for the Kolkata Knight Riders before being taken out of the team due to his poor performance. Later, for the IPL 4 in 2011, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals.
  6. He has stated himself to be a part-time cricket analyst.
  7. Aakash has helped Delhi win the Ranji trophy once and Rajasthan twice.
  8. In August 2011, he started his eponymous YouTube channel to which he uploads cricket analytic videos.
  9. He considers his family to be his biggest inspiration.
  10. Aakash is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium and spin bowler.
  11. He is a regular contributor to Mid-Day and on Cricinfo.
  12. In 2019, he worked as a cricket commentator and analyst with various sports channels including Star Sports, Sony, and Sony Espn.
  13. He published a diary of his titled Beyond the Blues: A First-Class Season Like No Other which was based on his 2007–08 domestic season. His book received critical acclaim.
  14. An article of his was used in both the 2012 book, Rahul Dravid: Timeless Steel and the 2014 book, Sachin Tendulkar: The man cricket loved back.
  15. He has often been trolled by people for his critical commentary stint. However, fans also love his straight forward nature.

Featured Image By Aakash Chopra / Instagram

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