Abraham Benjamin De Villiers a legal cricketer born on 17th feb 1984 in Pretoria, Transvaal Provincetown, South Africa. Professionally he is a cricketer with right handed batting style and right arm medium bowling style. Due to his perfectness and Immaculateness he has many nick names such as Mr. 360, Superman of cricket, Mr. AB, Mr. Awesome. He has a very handsome personality with a height of 5 ft 10 inch. He is not only a batsman but also a admirable wicket-keeper. He is a former captain of T20I and Test cricket for South Africa. Right now he is a captain of one day international (ODI) team.
He has a small family. Father, mother, brother, wife and a son. His father Abraham B De Villiers is a doctor. He gained his M.sc in 1996 and was working as a general practitioner but specialised in sports medicines. His mother name Millie De Villiers is professionally a property dealer.
He has 2 brothers Jan De Villiers and Wessels De Villiers. Ab De Villiers is youngest among all three brothers. His oldest bro is 9 years older and second bro is 6 years. He got married in 2013 with Danielle. During IPL 5 he took a small break to propose his girlfriend Danielle swart. They were blessed with a baby boy in 2015 July.
Ab De Villiers Net Worth
AB De Villere has a net worth of $20.5 million US dollars as of 2017.
He has three luxury cars in his possession. AUDI Q7, FERRARI and BMW X5.He bought his house in 2012 at a price of $3 Million. This is located in of the prime localities in the Durban.
“I look forward to make an important contribution to the company. It is also a great honour for me, as a proud South African, to be associated with such a successful Indian company, which is of the largest manufacturers of tyres in this part of the world,” De Villiers said. In chennai at MRF’s office. MRF’s Chairman and Managing Director K.M. Mammen handed over him the agreement.
He has been endorsed Kookaburra since the beginning of his International Cricket career.
AB has also associated with SUPERSPORT. He has also bloged for SuperSport’s cricket division when he is playing.
According to PUMA, AB’s first choice in cricket footwear.
4). Justfun Promotion:-
He executes and promotes the Campaign.
AB has promoted and attended regular interview.
AB is a brand ambassador for AUDI. This partnership started in 2008. According to sources ,”The TT is very special car! There’s nothing better than spending time in this wonderful vehicle. It’s really extremely solid on the road. I’ve gotta mention that its the most attractive case I’ve been in. I am still preety young and I enjoy the fresh , attractive ,vibe of this car,” says AB.
7) The HILLS:-
Situation in eastern part of Pretoria. It is a private golf and estate. AB says, “South Africa has many beautiful golf course estate and I reckon The Hills rank among the finest. I am excited to become a resident at the Hills , can not wait.”
8). ACA JOE :-
ACA JOE is a brand for casual wear. AB is a fan of this brand. He said , “I love these clothes ; they are proudly South African and soon they will be taking on the world.”
In his formative years he was playing with Nashua Titans, the Pretoria based franchise.
His Incomparable performance bewildered spectators and he got selected in National team of South Africa. He played his test debut against England in Post Elizabeth. That match was almost out of hand of South Africa but A man appeared on the ground and played like a Miracle. That person was none other than AB de Villiers. He made 52 runs in just his fourth innings and saved South Africa.
In the same series, he registered his first century (109).
In his first Test series he entered as an opener as well as lower order wicket-keeper, batsman and showed his immense potential.
In 2005 in Caribbean Island, he showed his worth by accumulating 462 runs.
When he played against India in Ahmedabad, that lost match was again balanced by his dashing performance of double century (217).
In November 2010, against Pakistan when match was played in ABU DHABI he showed a super performance of 278 runs.
With the passage of time his performance was appraised by everyone and paved the way of success and he became the highest scorer of South Africa, But his this record was broken by HASHIM AMLA who made (311) against England at the oval in 2012.
In 2011, when South Africa was out from the world cup he was declared as the captain of the ODI and in June 2011 he was declared the captain of T20I.
But very soon in 2013 he gave up the captaincy of T20I. But in two matches when the current captain of South Africa Faf du Plessis was injured for one game and was suspended in another he lead team as a Captain.
His 11 cathes against Pakistan in Johannesburg was thaumaturgy.
On 18th march he again created another record for the highest 3rd wicket partnership of 238 with Amla. De villiers scored 12 fours and 3 sixes in his innings of 128.
He broke the record of Corey Anderson who achieved the feat in 2014 in 36 balls. World cup match against West Indies he scored (262) run of 66 balls and South Africa created a history of second highest scorer of WC (408).
He became the record holder for the fastest 50, 100 and 150 in ODI history.
De Villiers bangs by scoring 9000 ODI runs in just 205 innings at the mind-blowing average of 54.04. Of the 18 to reach 9000, India’s Sourav Ganguly was next fastest to that mark in 228 innings, followed by two fair players named Sachin Tendulkar (235) and Lara (239).
When he was young. He was selected for the junior national Hockey and Soccer teams. He captained junior national Rugby team, while still holding on to his 6 SA school swimming record’s. He has match winning abilities. According to sources, in an interview of his father he said, “AB was academically very strong at school and always thought of becoming a doctor. However, when a Titans contract was offered to him at the age of 19, he instead decided that cricket will be his number one,” Ab de villiers father added.