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Shreyas Iyer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Shreyas Iyer Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth December 6, 1994
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Shreyas Iyer is a rising Indian cricketer who besides being the former captain of the Delhi Capitals for the IPL also, plays for the Indian national team for the “One Day Internationals” and “Twenty20 Internationals” formats. His dominating batting style has earned him quite the notability and with time he has amassed a huge fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 100k followers on Twitter, and more than 400k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Shreyas Santosh Iyer

Nick Name


Shreyas Iyer as seen in a selfie taken in August 2019
Shreyas Iyer as seen in a selfie taken in August 2019 (Shreyas Iyer / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India




Shreyas studied at the Rāmniranjan Ānandilāl Podār College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai.




  • Father – Santosh Iyer
  • Mother – Rohini Iyer
  • Siblings – Shrestha Iyer (Sister) (Dancer, Choreographer)


Shreyas is represented by IMG Reliance.




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Shreyas Iyer as seen in a picture taken with cricketer Virat Kohli at Queen's Park Oval in August 2019
Shreyas Iyer as seen in a picture taken with cricketer Virat Kohli at Queen’s Park Oval in August 2019 (Shreyas Iyer / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Shreyas is of Keralite and Mangalorean Tuluva heritage.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Brushes his hair backward
  • Tall and lean physique
  • Sports a beard

Brand Endorsements

Shreyas has appeared in commercials for various brands such as Manyavar.

Shreyas Iyer as seen in a picture taken in November 2019
Shreyas Iyer as seen in a picture taken in November 2019 (Shreyas Iyer / Instagram)



Shreyas Iyer Favorite Things

  • CaptainMahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Knock – 93 of 40 balls against the Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Food – Seafood
  • Kind Of Nuts – Nutty Gritties
  • Song To Dance ToDilemma (2009) by Nelly ft. Kelly Rowland
  • Country He Visited – Turkey

Source –, Instagram

Shreyas Iyer as seen in a picture taken at DNA 360, Mumbai in October 2019
Shreyas Iyer as seen in a picture taken at DNA 360, Mumbai in October 2019 (Shreyas Iyer / Instagram)

Shreyas Iyer Facts

  1. He was raised in Mumbai.
  2. His ancestors belonged to Thrissur, Kerala.
  3. Shreyas was 12 years old when he was discovered while playing at the Shivaji Park Gymkhana by Pravin Amre and he trained him as well during his initial days.
  4. His friends and teammates used to compare him to legendary cricketer Virender Sehwag.
  5. He is a big fan of fast cars and sushi. Iyer also enjoys watching movies in his free time.
  6. In college, Shreyas won many trophies for the college team.
  7. Cricket writer Aayush Puthran, directed a short film titled Shreyas Iyer Documentary – A Father’s Dream.
  8. In 2014, Iyer scored a team-high of 171 runs while playing for the “Trent Bridge Cricket Team”.
  9. He made his “List A” cricket debut in November 2014, during the “2014–15 Vijay Hazare Trophy.”
  10. Iyer signed with the “Delhi Daredevils” in February 2015 for an estimated INR 2.6 crores. This made him the highest-earning uncapped player for the IPL tournament.
  11. He was given the IPL Emerging Player award in 2017.
  12. In April 2018, Shreyas replaced former cricketer and now politician Gautam Gambhir. This also made him the youngest captain to pilot the Delhi Daredevils (later became Delhi Capitals) at that time. He was 23 years and 142 days old.
  13. A hidden talent of his is that he is very good with hand tricks. In an interview with Zoom, he stated that he learned his tricks from YouTube.
  14. In October 2019, Iyer was chosen by CEAT for a bat endorsement deal.
  15. Growing up, Shreyas indulged in a lot of soccer and also stated that if he weren’t playing cricket, soccer would have been his game.
  16. In October 2019, he signed with IMG Reliance.
  17. Shreyas is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-spin bowler.
  18. He adores dogs.
  19. Iyer is an amazing dancer.
  20. After a right shoulder dislocation injury during the India-England ODI series, Shreyas had to skip the entire 2021 season of IPL. Despite that, he still received the entire 7 crore salary from his team Delhi Capitals. This is because of BCCI’s Player Insurance policy according to which if a player (who is a centrally contracted player) suffered some accident/injury while on national duty, he would receive full compensation.
  21. During the IPL 2022 mega auction, Shreyas was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for Rs 12.25 crore.
  22. In the summer of 2022, after IPL 2022 finished, he purchased a Mercedes-Benz G 63 car for more than INR 2.45 crore. Before this, he also owned a Lamborghini and an Audi S5.
  23. As per the list released in March 2023, Shreyas Iyer was included in BCCI’s Grade B which was a 3-crore annual contract list for the 2022-2023 season.
  24. In April 2023, it was revealed that Shreyas had been ruled out of IPL 2023 and the World Test Championship (WTC) final match due to a back injury. It was also reported that he would undergo surgery for his injured back abroad.
  25. For the IPL 2024, he was made the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team.
  26. In February 2024, BCCI removed him from their central contract of ₹3 crore annually for the 2023-2024 season because he was not playing domestic matches even after BCCI’s insistence.

Featured Image By Shreyas Iyer / Instagram

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