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Prithvi Shaw Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more


Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Pankaj Shaw is an Indian right-handed opening batsman. He made his first-class debut for Mumbai in the semi-finals of the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy on 1 January 2017. Here you will all the information related to Prithvi Shaw bio, age, height, weight, net worth, salary and relationship status. He made his Test debut against West Indies on 4 October 2018 and became the youngest batsman to make a Test century on debut for India.

About/Bio/Wiki of Prithvi Shaw

Full Name Prithvi Gupta
Nickname Prithvi Missile
Profession Cricketer (Batsman)

Physical State & More

  • in centimeters- 168 cm
  • in meters- 1.68 m
  • in feet inches- 5’6″
  • in kilograms- 70 kg
  • in pounds- 158 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Dark Brown


Prithvi Shaw with his teammate
International Debut

India U19- 14 January 2018 against v Aust U19 at Mount Maunganui

Test- 4 October 2018 vs West Indies at Rajkot

ODI- Did Not Play

T20- Did Not Play


Coach- Santosh Pingulkar

Mentor- Rahul Dravid
Jersey Number

# 100 (India)

# 100 (Domestic)

Domestic/State Teams Barbados Tridents, Islamabad United, Khulna Titans, Multan Sultans, Mumbai Indians, St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel
Records (main ones)
  • The first schoolboy cricketer to score more than 500 runs in an official inter-school match (546 runs from 330 balls playing for Rizvi Springfield in a Harris Shield match).
  • The youngest Indian cricketer to score a half-century on Test debut (after Hanif Mohammad, Jeff Stollmeyer, Tamim Iqbal and Imran Farhat).
  • The first Indian cricketer to score a century on debut in the Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, and Test.
  • The 15th Indian cricketer to score a century on Test debut.
  • The 2nd youngest Indian cricketer (after Sachin Tendulkar) to score a Test century (18 years 329 days) on debut.
  • The 6th Indian cricketer to win the Player-of-the-Match award on Test debut.
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2017- The ‘Best Junior-Cricketer-of-the-Year’ by the Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM)
Career Turning Point When he scored 546 runs in the Harris Shield Cricket Tournament in 2013

Personal Life

Date of Birth 9 November 1999
Birth Place Virar, Maharastra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Manpur, Gaya, Bihar, India
  • A.V.S. Vidyamandir, Virar, Mumbai
  • Rizvi Springfield High School, Mumbai
College Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai
Educational Qualifications Graduation
Religion Hinduism
Caste Vaisya (Madhesia)


Marital Status Unmarriage
Wife/Spouse N/A

Son- N/A

Daughter- N/A

Father- Pankaj Shaw

Mother- Name Not Known (Died in 2003)
Siblings None

Favorite Things

Hobbies Playing on PlayStation, Playing Billiards
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Actor (s) Hrithik Roshan, Govinda
Favourite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favourite Singer Arijit Singh
Favourite Food Anda Ghotala
Favourite TV Show Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah
Salary (2020) ₹12000000(IPL)
Net Worth $92Million

Controversies of Prithvi Shaw:

  • In 2016, he was banned by the West In­dies Crick­et Board for 10 months after he was signed by the Khulna Titans in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
  • In November 2019, he was caught in the ball-tampering act during the third ODI between West Indies and Afghanistan.

Does Prithvi Shaw smoke: Not Known
Does Prithvi Shaw drink alcohol: Yes

Some less known facts about Prithvi Shaw:

  • Prithvi started playing cricket at the age of 3.
  • When he was 4 years old, his mother passed away, which created a big void in his life, and in order to overcome it, he shifted his focus towards cricket.
  • His father sacrificed a lot for his career as he shut down his flourishing garment business, where he used to purchase the garment from wholesalers and sell it in Surat and Baroda. Moreover, for around 3 years, his family survived on his father’s savings.
  • Their financial crisis started fading away when Prithvi started getting scholarships, and a Shiv Sena MLA, Sanjay Potnis, provided him a home in Vakola, which was close to Prithvi’s training ground in Bandra.
  • His everyday practice was a daunting task itself; as he, along with his father used to do a 70-km ride between Virar and Mumbai.
  • His father acted as a practice bowler by bowling at him at the Air India ground in Kalina.
  • In 2011, he was selected to play for Polly Umrigar XI.
  • In 2013, he hit the headlines after scoring a record 546 off 330 balls in a Mumbai based Haris Shield elite division match, at the age of 14.
  • Prithvi was a part of India’s squad that won the Asia Cup Under-19 tournament, under the coaching of Rahul Dravid.
  • He scored his debut first-class ton (120 runs) for Mumbai against Tamil Nadu in the 2016-17 season of Ranji Trophy.
  • On 4 February 2018, under his captaincy, the U-19 Indian cricket team won the 2018 U-19 World Cup in New Zealand.
  • His grandfather, Ashok Gupta, runs a cloth shop in Bihar named ‘Shri Balaji Cut Piece Centre.’
  • To view the videographic representation of Prithvi Shaw’s life, Click Here
  • He loves to share hilarious Dubsmash videos on social media.

Image Credit: Instagram

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