Jonny Bairstow Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Height, Age, Career & More

Jonny Bairstow Biography/ Wiki

Jonny Bairstow
Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow Wiki/ Biography

Jonny Bairstow full name is Jonathan Marc Bairstow is an English cricketer who plays for the England Cricket Team. He plays domestic cricket for Yorkshire team. He was born on 26th of September 1989. According to calculations, he is about 29 years old. He is a right-handed batsman and a good wicket keeper. He was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. His native town is West Yorkshire. Jonny Bairstow height is 5′10″ ft or 1.78 m. Jonny Bairstow net worth in 2019 is $8 million.

Other basic facts

  • Age (as in 2019): 29 years
  • Hometown: ‎‎Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: ‎Libra
  • Hair color: Flame-Red
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Body Measurements: chest – 42 inches; Waist – 32 inches; Biceps – 14 inches
  • Height: 178 cm or 5′10″ ft or 1.78 m
  • Weight: almost 75 kgs or 165 lbs
  • Nickname: YJB
  • Jersey Number: 51
  • International Debut: ODI debut – 16 September 2011 v India; Test debut – 17 May 2012 v West Indies; T20 debut – 23 September 2011 v West Indies
  • Net Worth(Approx): $8 million
  • Salary: NA


Bairstow studied at St Peter’s school in Yorkshire. It is the third oldest school in the entire England which was founded by St Paulinus in 627 AD. At a very early age, he developed a good skill of batting. He was selected for the young Wisden school’s cricketer of the year. He scored 654 runs for the St Peter’s school in 2007.


He is the son of David Bairstow, who used to be the former Yorkshire wicketkeeper and also played in England team as Wicketkeeper batsman. His sibling includes his half-brother Andre Bairstow who was the former player in Derbyshire.

Jonny Bairstow Career

Jonny Bairstow Net Worth
Jonny Bairstow

Bairstow played for the Yorkshire in the second season of XI cricket league during the year of 2008 where he scored 305 runs with the average of 61.60. Due to his excellent performance, he managed to get the chance to play the final county championship match against Sussex but unfortunately failed to create the chance in final eleven.

After the season, he was signed for two years contract. He began to play for the 2009 season and scored 202 not out. After that, he was influenced to play with the Somerset after Michael Vaughan suffered from injury and cannot play rest of the game.

He scored 28 runs and bowled out by Michael Munday on his first-class debut. But in the second innings, he scored 82 and remained the unbeaten top scorer. A remarkable move made by him when he asked Gerard Brophy to give him the wicket keeping glove after he was injured, he took four catches brilliantly.

During the region of 2010, he played in the 16 matches as a regular performer for the Yorkshire team; he scored more than 900 runs with an average of 40. He made several fifties. But unable to make any century during the tournament. Later on, he was chosen to play against Australia in 2010.

The interesting thing is that, during the season of 2011, he plays the sensational inning of maiden 100 runs against Nottinghamshire. He also scored 205 runs in that match. He became the only player to perform and get over 1000 run in the whole tournament. After watching his sensational performance in the season, he was selected for the England Cricket team.

His first international match was against Ireland, which was played on August 2011. But didn’t get the chance to play in the match. He made his international debut against India. Knowing his batsman quality, he scored 41 and remain unbeaten in the whole match.
In October 2011, he made his century off just 53 balls, and through his contribution, England managed to defeat Hyderabad Cricket Association XI. A maiden man of the match awarded him after England defeated the whole T20 series to Pakistan.

On May 2012 Bairstow was selected to play his first test match. He also selected to play for the England Lions in the warm-up games. Bairstow came in the seventh position and scored remarkable 50 runs but eventually caught by Ravi Rampaul. He also caught 5 catches during the match.

He made his first debut of test against West Indies. He caught Marlon Samuels when he was on 31. Bairstow during the innings comes in the 6th position and scored 16 runs off 27 balls by hitting 3 fours. And England won the series with 2-0.

He made his debut in T20 against New Zealand. He was selected to play the first match of T2o series against New Zealand. He managed to bring out the victory for England by 40 runs. He individually scored 38 runs.

Another tragedy is, he was not selected for the test series against South Africa. Instead, Ravi Bopara and James Taylor were selected to perform for England. But he got the chance in the third test of the series and scored the individual total of 95 runs and bowled out by Morne Morkel. Due to his brilliant performance, he got the standing ovation. But in the end, South Africa won the series by 2-0. But Bairstow contributed his 149 runs with playing only one test.

Eventually again he was not selected for the ODI series against Australia and Ravi Bopara was favored against him. Bairstow was selected for the T20 world cup held in 2012. He played his first match against Afghanistan and managed to score 12 runs off 10 balls and to come at place 6. Due to his 12 runs, England managed to score 196. Hence due to the brilliant catch by Bairstow of Asghar Stanikzai on the ball of Stuart Broad, England managed to win the match against Afghanistan by 116 runs.

After seeing his performances. He was selected for Sunrisers Hyderabad, and in his debut match, he scored 39 runs. He comes as the opener of the team. But the team loses its match against Kolkata Knight Riders. He made his first century in IPL against Royal Challengers Bangalore on 31st of March 2019.

After scoring the first century, he became the first wicketkeeper to score a century for the IPL. He played ten games in IPL and scored more than 400 runs with an average of 55.62.
He also became the part of Kerala Kings for T10 league which played in Sharjah. He scored 84 of just 24 balls in his second game and remained not out. Which provide the path to his team with the seven wickets win.

Jonny Bairstow Net worth

Jonny Bairstow net worth is estimated at $8 million.

Jonny Bairstow Wife

Some of the rumors has specified that he is married and his marriage took place on January 13, but his wife name is still unknown. He has no girlfriends and never been in a relationship before.

House, Cars, and Bikes Collection

Not much of the information about his cars and home is given, but according to some of the rumors, he is the owner of BMW i8 and Audi R8.

Some Interesting and Unknown Facts about Jonny Bairstow

  • He is the only wicketkeeper of England Who dismissals nine batsmen of South Africa.
  • He is called as YJB by his friends.
  • He is about 5ft and 10 inches tall.
  • AD Bairstow is his half-brother.