Kagiso Rabada Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Height, Age, Career & More

Kagiso Rabada Biography/ Wiki

Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada

Kagiso Rabada Wiki/ Biography

Kagiso Rabada is an international South African cricket player who can almost play all formats of the cricket game. He was born on May 25, 1995, in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Kagiso Rabada age is 23 years. His nickname is KG and one of the best fast bowler who has been playing on domestic as well as on international level for the Highveld Lions. Kagiso Rabada height is 1.90 m. Kagiso Rabada net worth in 2019 is from $1 Million – $10 Million(Approx.)

Other basic facts

  • Age (as in 2019): 23 years
  • Hometown: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: Gemini
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Body Measurements: chest – 42 inches; Waist – 34 inches; Biceps – 13 inches
  • Height: 190 cm or 6′ 3″ inches or 1.90 m
  • Weight: almost 86 kgs or 190 lbs
  • Nickname: KG
  • Jersey Number: 25
  • International Debut: ODI debut – 10 July 2015 v Bangladesh; Test debut – 5 November 2015 v India; T20 debut – 5 November 2014 v Australia
  • Net Worth(Approx): NA
  • Salary: IPL Fee – ₹4.2 crore (US$610,000)

Education Background

Kagiso Rabada went to St Stithians Boys College, and he graduated from the school in 2013. This is the same school where New Zealand’s Grant Elliot and England’s Michael Lumb completed their graduation. He is known as a right-arm fastest bowler.


He belongs to the black group of people in Johannesburg city of South Africa. His father is a doctor named Mpho Rabada. His mother’s name is Florence Rabada and such a nice lady. She is a working lady and works as a lawyer. He also has one brother. He likes to hide his family privacy and avoid to discuss them on social media platforms or any other media source which may spread fake news about them.

Kagiso Rabada Professional Career & Achievements

Kagiso Rabada Net Worth
Kagiso Rabada

He was selected in December 2013 to play for Gauteng in their first-class match against the Border. This match was arranged by the CSA provincial one-day competition in which he showed his excellent skills by playing first class, and this was the performance which became the base of his selection on 2014 ICC under-19 cricket world cup.

Rabada is known as the youngest cricketer who won the six awards consecutively at Cricket South Africa’s annual dinner. Awards also contained some handsome money for the cricketers. While in 2018 he again came up with six awards at CSA’s yearly night and also blessed with the cricketer of the year award. He was also given a prize of ODI cricketer and Test cricketer of the year. Moreover, in August 2018 Wisden called him the young, enthusiastic and passionate player of the year. South Africa won the world cup just because Rabada took 14 wickets in Under-19 cricket world cup. After that, he was known as the most feared and fastest bowler of South Africa.

After this, he became the active member of the professional cricket team on an international level which was called The Highveld Lions. He also played for The Sunfoil Series on a national level and won trust and hearts of the people by getting 7 wickets in only 2 matches.

He played six T20 matches and 2 county championships for the Kent County Cricket Club. He was bought up by the Delhi Daredevils in January 2018, and due to injury, he couldn’t perform well. While in October 2018 he decides to join the South African franchise team named Jozi Stars so that he can play in its first edition of T20 tournament which was called as Mzansi Superleague.

He topped the both ICC ODI bowler rankings and ICC test bowler ranking boards when he was 22 years old. He was the young talent who took 150 wickets in test matches. In 2019, he played well for the Delhi Capitals in the IPL.

Kagiso Rabada has been remained a part of the various teams include Gauteng Under-19s, Lions, South Africa A, Delhi Daredevils, South Africa Colts XI and St Stithians college, etc.
Rabada was found in an argument during the first match of South Africa’s tour of England in 2017. He used foul language with an English player Ben Stokes on the first day of a test match. He was not allowed to appear in a second test match which was played in Lord’s Cricket ground. He was suspended for the second test match, and he also found guilty on his misconduct.

Radaba became the fastest bowler of the world when he took wickets in the third match of ODI in 2017 against England. After the succession of Saqlain Mushtaq, he is nominated as the youngest player in top bowling rankings of ICC ODI. He is also is known as the fastest test bowler when he took five wickets against India in 2018 during the first test match. He crossed 900 points to make his name among the ICC test bowler ranking board.

House, Car and Bike’s Collection

Kagiso Rabada has his own house in South Africa. Rabada took 2 seater sports car which is of worth R700,000.

Kagiso Rabada Net worth

Kagiso Rabada IPL salary is ₹4.2 crore (US$610,000). Kagiso Rabada net worth is from $1 Million – $10 Million (Approx.)

Kagiso Rabada Affairs/ Girlfriend

Kagiso Rabada isn’t married yet, but he has a girlfriend. The funniest and mocking scene about his girlfriend when he took a wicket against India happened. Rabada keeps a good sense of humor. Once he posted in 2018 on social media like on Twitter about his girlfriend who was angry to his teammate FAF du Plessis when he embarked a kiss on his forehead because he dismissed the Indian player. This was the mocking post mostly liked by his fans.

Some Interesting and Unknown Facts about Kagiso Rabada

  • His favorite hobbies are playing the piano and listening to music.
  • His favorite cricketer in batsman is Wasim Akram, Shane Warne, Dale Steyn, and Glenn while the famous bowler is Michael Clarke.
  • He had taken 102 total wickets and 65 in ODI.
  • He was called as the youngest South African’s player who took 10 wickets in a single test match at the start of 2016. Also, he made a hat-trick in one of the ODI debuts.
  • He had played with the coordination of Dale Steyn on the international or national level.
  • He took his first T20 debut against Australia on 5 November 2015.
  • He made his first ODI team on 10 July 2015 with the coordination of Bangladesh.
  • He took 14 wickets in Lion’s match against the Dolphins.
  • He is also a left-handed batsman as well as a right-handed bowler and keeps an aggressive and enthusiastic tone.