Chris Gayle

Christopher Henry Gayle is a famous international cricketer. He is known for playing the national cricket team of the West Indies. Gayle is known by several other nicknames like Universe Boss, The Boss, Gayle Force, Gayle Storm, Master Storm, World Boss and Six Machine. The player-created several records in T20 matches and One-Day Internationals matches. He is considered the greatest T20 player of all time.

The athlete is playing for Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League. Gayle is the holder of several test cricket records. The athlete made 10,348 runs breaking Brian Lara’s records. He was included in the ICC T201 Team of the Decade.

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Biography and Early Life

Chris was born on September 21, 1979, in Kingston, Jamaica. The athlete started his cricket career with Lucas Cricket Club in Kingston, Jamaica. He was born into a middle-class family. Gayle was six children in the family.

The financial status of Chris family was not very good at his birth. The father of the player was a policeman, whereas his mother sells peanuts to get extra income.  The grandfather of Chris was also a cricketer.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chris Gayle in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chris Gayle’s age is 41 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 21 September 1979. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 187 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85 kg in Kilograms.


He studied at Excelsior High School in Jamaica.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

On April 20 2016, the athlete married Natasha Berridge. The couple has a daughter, which they announce through the social media platform Instagram. The player released his autobiography named Six Machine – I Don’t Like Cricket, I Love It.

Is Chris Gayle Gay?

The sexual personality of Chris is straight.

Professional Career

The player made his international debut in 1991 with West Indian Team. Chris received attention after scoring 175 runs against Zimbabwe. He and Daren Ganga created the most extended opening partnership of 214 runs. In 2002, the player created a spot in the national team of the West Indies. Chris made three centuries in a series against India and became the first country cricketer to score 1000 runs. He often dropped out of the Test team because of his hard-hitting style.

He created a record of triple test-century against South Africa. During those years, Gayle complains of weakness while playing, so he was sent to the hospital. The player was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. The player goes through heart surgery which clears his entire heart problem.

The player performed very well in the 2006 Champions Trophy Tournament. The team lost their final match to Australia. He was named Player of the Tournament. Chris did not perform well in the World Cup.

In the 2007 World Twenty20 Cup, he scored 117 runs in a match against South Africa. The Universe Box created a record of scoring centuries in all three formats of the game. In the 2008 Indian Premier League, the player was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders. The team is owned by the Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan. In December 2009, he scored a century against Australia. After one year, Chris became the fourth player to score two triple-centuries in Test Cricket after Donald Bradman, Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag.

In 2015, Chris scored a double hundred in ODI cricket against Zimbabwe.

The player was included in team of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He was signed by Western Australia Warrior for domestic Twenty20. Chris joined Royal Challengers Bangalore in the fourth edition. The player scored 37 run against Kochi Tuskers Kerala in one over. The athlete signed with Matabeleland Tuskers for Stanbic Bank 20 Series. In 2017, Chris became the first player to hit 100 T201 sixes. He scored a century in just 20 balls while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. The player released a dancehall music video named We Come Out FI Party.


The player received several awards in his career. In 2011, he was named Indian Premier League Most Voluble Player. In 2011 and 2012, Gayle was the Indian Premier League Orange Cap Winner. He won the Indian Premier League Maximum Sixes Award four times in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. In 2017, Chris was named Bangladesh Premier League Player of the Tournament.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chris Gayle in 2021

As of 2021, The estimated net worth of Chris Gayle is $30 million. He created several records in his cricket career. The primary source of Gayle wealth is from their cricket career. Chris signed a contract with several leagues like the Indian Premier League, Big Bash League and many more. The player was involved in a feud between Australian players Michael Clarke.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

The favourite footballer of Gayle is Cristiano Ronaldo. He is a big fan of Real Madrid. The player was awarded the Order of Distinction by the Jamaican Honours System.

The player established The Chris Gayle Academy. The organization helps disadvantaged children in Jamaica and United Kingdom. The player has 42 international centuries, which includes 15 Tests, 25 ODIs and 2 T20I centuries. Gayle always played with total energy. He is very famous for his wild parties.


Facts of Christopher Henry Gayle 

  • Gender Male
  • full nameChristopher Henry Gayle 
  • birthplaceKingston, Jamaica
  • Date of Birth September 01, 1979
  • Age 44 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalityJamaican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$30 million
  • professionCricketer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 85 Kg, In Pounds – 187 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 187 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolNA

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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