Dinesh Karthik Wiki Biography, Family, Relationship, Kids, Net Worth & More

Dinesh Karthik Wiki – Dinesh Karthik is a professional cricket player and commentator from India. He currently plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League and represents his country on the international stage with the Indian Cricket Team. In domestic cricket, he currently serves as captain of the Tamil Nadu cricket team. In 2004, Dinesh designed his spot for the Indian cricket team. Karthik is just the fourth Indian batter to appear in 300 T20 games.

Dinesh Karthik Wiki

As India’s leading scorer during their Test tour of England, he scored his first Test century against Bangladesh and helped India win their first series in England in 21 years. Since then, despite always performing well at home, Dinesh has only sometimes produced works for the foreign market. He led the IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders from 2018 to 2020. Between 2020 and 2021, Karthik also occasionally served as a commentator/pundit for the British channel Sky Sports, most notably during India’s tour of England.

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Dinesh Karthik Wiki Biography

Indra Kumar Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik is a professional. He was born on June 1st, 1985. He started his business in 2004 and has been playing cricket for India ever since. When Karthik was only 10 years old, he started playing cricket. He finished his education at Chennai’s Don Bosco School. Dinesh started off playing cricket as a batsman before switching to wicketkeeping. In 2002, he created his first-class position for Tamilnadu. His mother’s name is Padma, and his father’s name is Krishnakumar. He has a brother named Vinesh as well. His father taught him how to play cricket.

Karthik first got married to Nikita Vanjara in 2007; they divorced in 2012. He married Dipika Pallikal once in Hindu tradition on August 20, 2015, and once in Christian tradition on August 18, 2015. From 2018, he has served as the team captain of the IPL’s Kolkata Knight Riders.

Dinesh Karthik Wiki Biography Details

Real NameKrishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik
Nick NameDK
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)
Popular forPlaying Cricket in IPL & for India
Date of Birth1 June 1985
Age (as of 2022)37 years
BirthplaceTiruchendur, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownTiruchendur, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Current AddressChennai, Tamil Nadu
Educational QualificationGraduate
Zodiac Sign/Star SignGemini
RoleWicket Keeper Batsman (finisher)
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Jersey Numberin ODI: 19
in Test: 19
in T20I: 19in IPL: 19
Debut in International CricketTest: vs Australia, Wankhede Stadium, (03 Nov 2004)
ODI: vs England, Lord’s (05 Sept 2004)
T20I: vs South Africa, The Wanderers Stadium (01 Dec 2006)
IPL Debutvs Rajasthan Royals, Arun Jaitley Stadium (19 Apr 2008)
TeamsIndia U19, India U23, India A, India B, India C, India Blue, Delhi Capitals, India, Mumbai Indians, Board President XI, Tamil Nadu, Punjab Kings, East Zone, South Zone, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Lions, Kolkata Knight Riders, WorldXI
CoachRobin Singh

Household, Marital Status, Children, and Previous Relationship

ParentsFather: Krishnakumar (worked as System Analyst)
Mother: Padma (functioned in ONGC)
SiblingsBrother: Vinesh
Sister: NA
KidsKabir and Zian (Twins Boys)
Spouses1st Wife – Nikita Vanjara (m. 2007-div. 2012)
2nd Wife – Dipika Pallikal (m. 2015-Present)
Marital StatusWed
Marriage Date18 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal as per Christian rituals)
20 August 2015 (with Dipika Pallikal as per Hindu rituals)
Marriage PlaceChristian Wed -: The Leela Palace Hotel in Chennai
Hindu Marriage: ITC Grand Chola in Chennai
Girlfriend / Affairs With*Nikita Vanjara
*Dipika Pallikal (Squash player)

Educational Qualification & Debut

SchoolingDon Bosco School, Chennai
St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Indian Public School in Salmiya, Kuwait
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutUnder-14: 1999


Dinesh began his professional life in 2004, while playing for the Indian cricket team. Additionally, he began playing cricket at the age of 10.

Net Worth, Salary & Cars

Salaryper Test: ₹15 lakh
per ODI: ₹6 lakh
per T20I: ₹3 lakh
IPL Salary₹5.5 crores annually
CarPorsche 911 Turbo S
Total Net Worth₹58 crores (approx. in 2022)

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