Joe Root Age, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Career, Religion, Family Bio & More

Joe Root, MBE (born 30 December 1990) is an English international cricketer, who plays for the English cricket team and formerly captained the Test team.

He also represents Yorkshire in English domestic cricket. Root is currently the leading run-scorer among all active batsmen and the tenth highest run-scorer of all time in Test cricket.

Root is considered to be one of the greatest batsmen of his era and the greatest batsmen England has ever produced.

Quick Facts:

Full NameJoseph Edward Root
Date of Birth30 December 1990
Age34 Years (As of 2024)
ProfessionProfessional Cricketer
Joe Root Age, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Career, Religion, Family Bio & More

Joe Root Bio/Wiki

Full Name Joseph Edward Root
Joe, Shorty, The Golden Child
Date of Birth 30 December 1990
Age34 Years (As of 2024)
BirthplaceDore, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
HometownDore, Sheffield
House/ResidenceSheffield, South Yorkshire
ProfessionProfessional Cricketer

Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Food Habit Vegetarian
Spending Time with Family
Autograph/Signjoe root autograph
Body Measurement
WeightIn Kg – 74 Kg
In lbs – 185 lbs
HeightIn Ft. – 6 ft. 0 in
In Meter – 1.83 m
In Centimeter –183 cm
ChestIn Inches – 38 In
In Cm – 96 Cm
WaistIn Inches – 34 In
In Cm – 86 Cm
Eyes ColorBlue
Hairs ColorLight Brown
Skin ToneFair Whitish Brown
Contact Info
Phone No.Not Available Publicly
EmailPublicly Not Disclosed Yet
About Profession
International DebutTest – 13 December 2012
ODI – 11 January 2013
T20I – 22 December 2012
Clubs/Team(s) Yorkshire
Sydney Thunder
Trent Rockets
Dubai Capitals
Rajasthan Royals
Jersey Number #66

Previously (5, 61)
PositionIn At No. 3
Top Order Batsman
Batting StyleRight Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleRight Arm Off Spin
StrengthsSolid batting technique
Versatile stroke play
Strong leadership skills
Excellent fielding ability
Consistent run-scoring in all formats
Mental toughness
Ability to anchor innings
Effective captaincy
Adaptable in different playing conditions
Good cricketing intelligence
Coach/Mentor Chris Silverwood
Career Turning Point 2012
Joe Root Achievements
Awards/Honors2019 – Won ICC CWC 2019
Numerous Player of the Match and Player of the Series awards
Joe Root Family
Wife/SpouseCarrie Cottrell
Joe Root Age, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Career, Religion, Family Bio & More
Child(s)2 Daughters (Names Not Available)
ParentsFather – Matt Root
Mother – Helen Root
Joe Root Age, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Career, Religion, Family Bio & More
SiblingsBrothers – Billy Root and Jake Root
Sisters – None
Relationship & More
Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendCarrie Cottrell
School  Dore Primary and King Egbert School in Sheffield
College/UniversityWorksop College
Educational Qualification  Graduate
Favorite Actor     Tom Hardy
Favorite ActressKate Winslet
Favorite SportsCricket
Favorite BatsmanSachin Tendulkar
Favorite BowlerGlen McGrath
Favorite ShotCover Drive
Favorite Cricket GroundLords Cricket Ground
Favorite AthleteVirat Kohli
Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite DestinationIndia
Favorite Country England
Favorite BookNot Known
Favorite FoodSteaks
Indian Cuisine
Favorite DrinkCoffee
Favorite ColorRed
Favorite Cars BrandRolls Royce
Favorite PhoneiPhone
Favorite SingerTaylor Swift
Favorite PetDog
Style Quotient 
Cars CollectionThe Range Rover
The Mercedes-Benz ML
Bike Collection None
Social Media
Joe Root Net worth & Source 
Net Worth (approx.) $15 Million (As of 2024)
Earning SourceNational Team Salary
Leagues Contracts
The Root Academy
Salary (approx.) $500,000/ Year

Some Hidden Facts About Joe Root:

  • Joseph Edward Root was born on December 30, 1990, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
  • Joe Root is a right-handed batsman and is known for his technically sound and versatile batting style.
  • Cricket runs in Joe Root’s family. His grandfather, Don Root, played club cricket in Sheffield, and his younger brother, Billy Root, is also a professional cricketer.
  • Root made his international debut in all three formats in 2012 – Test, One Day International (ODI), and Twenty20 International (T20I).
  • Joe Root became the fastest English batsman to reach 6,000, 7,000, 8,000, and 9,000 runs in Test cricket.
  • Joe Root is first England captain to score a double century in India (in 2016).
  • He became part of the England team that won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019.
  • Joe Root Age, Net Worth, Height, Wife, Career, Religion, Family Bio & More
  • He is Leading run-scorer for England in ODIs.
  • Appointed as the captain of the England Test team in 2017.
  • Led England to a historic 4-0 Ashes series win against Australia in 2017-18.
  • Joe Root successfully led England to a Test series win in Sri Lanka in 2018.
  • Consistent performance across all formats, establishing himself as a key player for England.
  • Numerous Player of the Match and Player of the Series awards for outstanding performances.
  • Joe Root studied at Dore Primary School and then at King Ecgbert School in Sheffield. He also attended Worksop College, where he played cricket and rugby.
  • Root is often referred to by the nickname “Rooty” by his teammates.
  • He assumed the role of England’s Test captain in 2017, succeeding Alastair Cook.
  • Root has achieved numerous records, including being the fastest English batsman to reach milestones like 6,000, 7,000, 8,000, and 9,000 runs in Test cricket.
  • He played a crucial role in England’s Ashes victory over Australia in 2015, scoring a total of 460 runs in the series.
  • Joe Root is married to Carrie Cotterell, and they have two daughters.
  • Besides his batting prowess, Root is known for his part-time off-spin bowling, often providing valuable breakthroughs for his team.

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