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Varun Chakravarthy Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

Varun Chakravarthy Biography

Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Varun Chakravarthy

Varun Chakravarthy is an Indian cricketer. He made his List A debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 20 September 2018.He was the leading wicket-taker for Tamil Nadu in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with twenty-two dismissals in nine matches. Here you will find all the information related to Varun Chakravarthy bio, age, height, weight, net worth, salary and relationship status.

About/Bio/Wiki of Varun Chakravarthy

Full Name Varun Chakravarthy Vinod
Profession Cricketer (Bowler)

Physical States & More

  • in centimeters- 175 cm
  • in meters- 1.75 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’9”
  • in Kilograms- 70 kg
  • in Pounds- 154 lbs
Eye Colour Grey
Hair Colour Dark Brown
Body Colour Light Brown


Varun Chakravarthy in the field
International Debut


 Domestic/State Teams
  • Karaikudi Kaalai
  • Siechem Madurai Panthers
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Kings XI Punjab
Batting Style  Right-hand
Bowling Style Legbreak & Googly
Records (main ones) N/A

Personal Life

Date of Birth 29 August 1991
Birth Place Bidar, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

SRM University, Tamil Nadu

Educational Qualification

Graduation in Architecture

Religion Hindiusm 


Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A



Father- C.V. Vinod Chakravarthy (Works at Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)

Mother- Malini Chakravarthy (Homemaker)


Brother- Not Known

Sister- Vanditha Chakravarthy

Favoutite Things

Hobbies Listening music
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Cricketer

Ravichandran Ashwin

Favourite Food

Snickers Chocolate Bars

Favourite Actor


Salary (approx.) IPL- ₹8.4 Crore/year

Controversies of Varun Chakravarthy:

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

Does Varun Chakravarthy smoke: Not Known
Does Varun Chakravarthy drink alcohol: Not Known

Some less known facts about Varun Chakravarthy:

  • At the age of 13, Varun Chakravarthy started playing cricket as a wicket-keeper-batsman.
  • At the age of 17, he quit cricket; as he didn’t see his future in it. So, he decided to become an architect.
  • After two years of working as an architect, he left the job and chose cricket as a career.
  • Once, during a match for CromBest Cricket Club, he had suffered a knee injury, thereafter, he couldn’t play for six months.
  • He then made his comeback as a spinner and started playing for Jubilee Cricket Club in the fourth division.
  • Varun Chakravarthy was also inducted into the Tamil Nadu’s Karaikudi Kaalai team; however, he couldn’t get an opportunity to play.
  • He came into limelight in 2018 when he played for the Siechem Madurai Panthers in Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), where he took nine wickets in 10 matches and delivered 125 dot balls out of the 240 balls.
  • In 2018, Varun Chakravarthy got selected to play for Tamil Nadu, and he made his List A debut against Gujarat at Chennai in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • In the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, he took 22 wickets in 9 matches at an economy rate of 4.23.
  • According to him, he has seven bowling variations such as Offbreak, Legbreak, Googly, Carrom Ball, Slider, Flipper, and Topspinner.
  • Varun Chakravarthy has also worked as a net bowler for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
  • In December 2018, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) bought him at a whopping price of ₹8.4 crores for the ‘2019 Indian Premier League’ (IPL) auction.
  • He is fondly called as “mystery spinner.”

Image Credit: BCCI

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