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Lungisani Ngidi Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

Lungisani Ngidi biography

Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Lungisani Ngidi

Lungisani Ngidi is a South African cricketer who plays for the South Africa national cricket team. In the 2018 South African Cricket Annual Awards, he was named as one of the five Cricketers of the Year. He made his Test debut against India at Centurion in January 2018.

About/Bio/Wiki of Lungisani True-man Ngidi

Full Name Lungisani True-man Ngidi
Nickname(s) Gentle Giant
Profession Cricketer (Right-arm fast Bowler)

Physicsl State & More

  • in centimeters- 193 cm
  • in meters- 1.93 m
  • in feet inches- 6’ 4”
  • in kilograms- 95 kg
  • in pounds- 209 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair


Lungisani Ngidi in the field
International Debut


Test- 13 January 2018 against India at Centurion

T20- 20 January 2017 against Sri Lanka at Centurion
Jersey Number

#22 (South Africa)

#22 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Teams Northerns, Titans
Records (main ones) He is the 23rd South African bowler to have taken five-wicket hauls on Test debut, against India in 2018.
Career Turning Point His exceptional performance in the 2016 Africa T20 Cup, for which he was named as the Africa T20 Cup player of the year.

Personal Life

Date of Birth
29 March 1996
Birth Place Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality South African
Hometown Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
School Hilton College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal
College University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Religion Christianity


Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A

Son- N/A

Daughter- N/A

Father- Jerome Ngidi (An employee in the maintenance department)

Mother- Name Not Known

Brother- Not Known

Sister- Not Known

Favorite Things

Hobbies Swimming, Playing rugby, Watching football
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Cricketer

Batsman- AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle

Bowler- Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Tino Best
Favourite Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell
Favourite Actress Michelle Rodriguez, Megan Fox
Favourite Musician Locnville, Miguel, Egypt Dixon, Lexy Panterra, Heavy-K Drumboss
Favourite TV Shows The Big Bang Theory, The Crowd Goes Wild, Catherine Tate’s Nan
Favourite Films Pain & Gain, Jump Street, A Madea Christmas
Favourite Footballer(s) Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Andile Jali
Favourite Football Team Atlético Madrid
Net Worth (approx) $1.2 Million

Controversies of Lungisani Ngidi:

He doesn’t have any controversies in his career till now.

Does Lungisani Ngidi smoke: Not Known
Does Lungisani Ngidi drink alcohol: Not Known

Some less known facts about Lungisani Ngidi:

  • Ngidi belongs to a modest family background as his father, Jerome Ngidi works in the maintenance department at the Kloof Junior School.
  • Since his childhood, he has been a bright, obedient and well-disciplined person.
  • During his school days, he wanted to be a rugby player, but as he suffered a lot of injuries throughout his school and, to avoid further risk, he dropped the idea of becoming a rugby player and started focusing on cricket.
  • He started playing cricket at the age of 13 in the provincial age-group cricket, where he represented the Kwa-Zulu Natal Under-19 team and performed really for them.
  • In 2016, he made his first-class debut for the Northerns.
  • He was supposed to make his ODI debut in early 2017, but due to an injury on the eve of the match, he was ruled out of the series.
  • He made an instant impact on his Test debut in early 2018, as he single-handedly demolished the Indian batting lineup by taking 6/39 at Centurion.
  • He is a style freak and always seen smartly dressed in the latest fashion.

Image Credit: Instagram

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