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Vinod Kambli Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family

Vinod Kambli Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth January 18, 1972
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Dark Brown

Vinod Kambli is an Indian former international cricketer, actor, and reality television personality who played for India as a left-handed middle-order batsman as well as for Mumbai and Boland, South Africa.

Born Name

Vinod Ganpat Kambli

Nick Name


Vinod Kambli as seen while smiling for the camera in an Instagram post in January 2022
Vinod Kambli as seen while smiling for the camera in an Instagram post in January 2022 (Vinod Kambli / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Vinod Kambli attended a school in Mumbai and played cricket for the school. Once, he shared an unbroken partnership of 664 runs (with Kambli contributing 349 runs) with Sachin Tendulkar in a school cricket match against St. Xavier’s School, Fort. The pair eventually declared the inning after they were forced to do so by their coach and Kambli then took six wickets for 37 runs in St. Xavier’s first innings.


Former International Cricketer, Actor, Reality Television Personality


  • Father – Ganpat Kambli (Mechanic)
  • Mother – Vijaya Kambli
  • Siblings – Vikas Kambli (Brother), Virendra Kambli (Brother), Vidyadhar Kambli (Brother), Vidya Kambli (Sister)




Right arm off break





Vinod Kambli (Left) and Sachin Tendulkar as seen during their school cricket days
Vinod Kambli (Left) and Sachin Tendulkar as seen during their school cricket days (Tensazangetsu4 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)


5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Vinod Kambli has dated –

  1. Noella Lewis – He married his first wife Noella Lewis (a Catholic) at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Poona. In 1998, she was employed as a receptionist at Hotel Blue Diamond in Pune. The couple eventually separated.
  2. Andrea Hewitt – Vinod Kambli’s 2nd marriage was to Andrea Hewitt after which he converted to Catholicism. The duo was blessed with their first child together, a son named Jesus Christiano Kambli, in June 2010. They also have a daughter named Johanna.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Bald head
  • Sports a goatee


He was born in a Hindu household.

He converted to the Catholic Church after his 2nd marriage. Regardless of the conversion, he has stated that he still respects all religions.

Vinod Kambli as seen at Mumbai Marathon 2007
Vinod Kambli as seen at Mumbai Marathon 2007 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0 DEED)

Vinod Kambli Facts

  1. He is from Indira Nagar, Kanjur Marg (Mumbai, Maharashtra).
  2. As he started his Ranji Trophy career, he scored a six off the first ball he faced.
  3. Vinod Kambli is the first cricketer to score a century in a One-day International on his birthday.
  4. In 2002, he appeared on the DD National show Miss India.
  5. He made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Bandya in the 2002 Hindi-language action-thriller film Annarth, starring Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Gautam Rode, and Preeti Jhangiani.
  6. Alongside Ajay Jadeja, Mahi Gill, Satish Shah, Sushma Seth, and Vivek Mishra, Vinod Kambli co-starred in the Hindi-language drama film Pal Pal Dil Ke Ssaat in 2009.
  7. After joining the Bhakti Shakti Party, he was appointed vice-president of the party.
  8. He unsuccessfully contested the 2009 Assembly election from Vikhroli, Mumbai as a Lok Bharati Party candidate.
  9. In 2009, Vinod Kambli appeared as a wildcard contestant on the 3rd installment of the television reality show Bigg Boss. He joined the season on Day 33 and was evicted on Day 47. Some other participants for the season included Sherlyn Chopra, Kamaal Rashid Khan, Vindu Dara Singh, Aditi Govitrikar, Raju Srivastav, Claudia Ciesla, Shamita Shetty, and others.
  10. He was one of the supporters of Anna Hazare’s campaign of India against Corruption in 2011.
  11. Along with Sumanth Shailendra and Akshay, Vinod Kambli co-starred in the Kannada crime thriller film Bettanagere in 2015.
  12. After suffering a heart attack, he was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on  November 29, 2013. He was reportedly driving from Chembur to Bandra when he felt ill and suddenly stopped the car. It was a policeperson named Sujata Patil who noticed the situation as Kambli was unable to drive and she arranged to rush him to the hospital. Earlier in 2012, he had undergone angioplasty on two of his blocked arteries.
  13. Vinod Kambli’s biography titled Vinod Kambli: The Lost Hero was written by journalist Kunal Purandare.
  14. One of his childhood friends is celebrated Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

Featured Image by Vinod Kambli / Instagram

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