Manoj Tiwary (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Wife, Net Worth

Manoj Kumar Tiwary is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who bowls occasional leg break. He represents Bengal in domestic cricket and played for Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab & Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL.

He has represented the Indian national cricket team in the One Day International format of the game and was a part of 2012 t20 World Cup Squad of India.

Manoj Tiwary Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Wife, Net Worth


Real nameManoj Kumar Tiwary
Profession                                          Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Date of birth14 November 1985 (Thursday)
Birth placeHowrah, West Bengal, India
Age39 Years old (as of 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SchoolNot Known
Girlfriend/SpouseSushmita Roy
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net worth$4 Million (approx)
Jersey Number#9 (India)
Domestic/State TeamsBengal, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Abahani Limited, Rising Pune Supergiants
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm leg-break

Education Qualification

Tiwary attended St. Thomas’ School in Kidderpore, Kolkata, where he honed his cricketing skills. He later continued his education at the Heritage Institute of Technology in Kolkata while pursuing his cricket career.

SchoolSt. Thomas’ School in Kidderpore, Kolkata
CollageHeritage Institute of Technology in Kolkata
Education qualificationGraduated

Family & Relationship

Manoj was born on 14th November 1985 in Howrah in West Bengal. His full name is Manoj Kumar Tiwary. His father’s name is Shyam Shankar Tiwary and his mother’s name is Bina Tiwary. He has one elder brother named Raj Kumar Tiwary. His father is an employee at Indian Railways.

Parents NameFather– Late Shyam Shankar Tiwary
Mother– Bina Tiwary
Sister’s NameNot Known
Brother’s NameRajkumar Tiwary
WifeSushmita Roy
Children’s NameNot Known

Manoj Tiwary Wife

Girlfriend Sushmita Roy
Wife NameSushmita Roy (m. 2013)
Marital statusMarried
KidsNot Known
Manoj Tiwary Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Wife, Net Worth


Manoj Tiwary was born on 14th November, 1985 and is 39 years old. He was born in Howrah, West Bengal, India.

Age39 years old (as of 2024)
Zodiac signCapricorn

Cricket Career

He’s an aggressive right-handed batsman and has gained attention from selectors and fans through his strokeplay and high runs scoring in Indian domestic cricket. Because of his front foot play and ability to attack the bowler by charging down the pitch, many have compared his batting style to England’s Kevin Pietersen.

He served as the captain of the India Under 19 team which toured to England and served as the vice captain in the test series. He played domestic cricket representing Bengal team and in just 14 games he scored 1000 runs that gained the attention of the national selectors.

Physical Stats & More

As for his personal details, Manoj Tiwary is 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall and weights around 63 kilograms (139 lbs). His dedication to fitness and his disciplined training routines have contributed to his remarkable success as a cricketer.

HeightIn centimeters- 173 cm In meters- 1.73 m In feet & inches- 5’8” ft
WeightIn kilograms- 63 kg In pounds- 139 lbs
Eyes ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Body measurementChest – 39 inches Waist – 32 inches Biceps – 13 inches

Manoj Tiwary Net Worth

Net worth – 2024$5 Million + (Approx)
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 35 Crore + (Approx)
Yearly IncomeNot Known
Monthly IncomeNot Known
Annual ExpensesNot Known

Some Lesser Facts

  • Rising Pune Supergiants, in 2017, bought him for INR 50 Lakh.
  • In 2012 IPL auctions, Kolkata Knight Riders signed Tiwary for $475,000 and retained him for the next season as well.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders swapped Moises Henriques for Tiwary for the IPL 2010.
  • Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag rested himself and named Tiwary to play for the final ODI against West Indies in 2011. The latter returned the favour with an unbeaten century which eventually led to the cramps and then to the declaration of his wicket.

  • In the initial seasons of IPL, he was bought by Delhi Daredevils for $675,000.
  • He has been an injury prone player so far. The day he was to play his debut match in 2007, he injured his shoulder while practicing for the match and was ruled out of the series. He then made debuted against Australia as a replacement of unfit Yuvraj Singh, but jet lagged Tiwary could not prevent injuries and hampered his national career.
  • For his ability to play any bowler by going down the pitch and playing aggressively, he has often been compared to Kevin Pietersen.

  • Manoj played his last ODI vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Jul 14, 2015.
  • Manoj tied the nuptial knot with Sushmita Roy on 18 July 2013.
  • Manoj started his T20 International career against England in 2011 at the Eden Garden in Kolkata, his own home-ground.
  • Manoj Tiwary is an Indian cricketer known for his contributions to the sport.
  • Tiwary comes from a supportive family who has always been by his side.
  • He has achieved success in his cricket career and has represented India at various levels.
  • He was appointed Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs in Banerjee’s Third Ministry.
  • In February 2021, Tiwary joined Mamata Banerjee’s All India Trinamool Congress party.

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