Moeen Ali - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Siblings, Nationality, Age, Facts

Moeen Ali

Facts About Moeen Ali

Celebrated Name Moeen Ali
Age 35 Years Old
Nick Name Mo, The Beard That's Feared
Birth Name Moeen Muni Ali
Birth Date 1987-06-18
Gender Male
Profession Cricketer
Place Of Birth Birmingham
Birth Nation England
Nationality English
Famous For English all-rounder who won the 2019 Cricket World Cup
Father Munir Ali
Mother Name Not Available
Siblings 2
Brothers Kadeer and Omar
Ethnicity Mixed (South Asian and English)
Religion Islam
Horoscope Gemini
Home Town Birmingham
Career Start 2005
First Club Warwickshire
Current Team Chennai Super Kings
Jersey Number 18
Position All-Rounder
Awards OBE in 2022 Birthday Honours
Height 1.83 (6 ft)
Weight 161 lbs (73 kg)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Black
Hair Style Shaved
Bearded Style Long
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Firoza Hossain
Married Date Not Known
Children 1
Son Kadeer Ali
Source of Wealth Cricket (Salary, contracts, and sponsorships)
Net Worth $8 million
Links Instagram

Moeen Ali is an English cricketer. He plays as an all-rounder for the England national team. He made his debut for England in all formats in 2014 and won the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He retired from Test cricket in 2021. 

On the domestic level, he plays for Worcestershire since 2007. He previously played for Warwickshire. He has also played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, winning his first IPL with CSK in 2021.

What is Moeen Ali Famous For?

  • Famous English cricketer.

Moeen Ali father

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Where is Moeen Ali From?

Moeen Ali was born on 18 June 1987. His birth name is Moeen Muni Ali. His birth place is in Birmingham in England. He holds an English nationality. His father is Munir Ali. Information about his mother is not available at present. He has Pakistani ancestry on his father's side. His grandfather migrated from Mirpur, Kashmir to England where he married a white Briton, Betty Cox. He has two brothers, Kadeer, and Omar. He belongs to the mixed (South Asian and English) ethnicity and his religion is Islam. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Moeen Ali Career

  • Moeen Ali started playing cricket in Warwickshire. He was only 15 when he signed for the team. 
  • He made his first-class debut against Cambridge University in May 2005. 
  • After his contract expired in 2006, he signed with Worcestershire. 
  • He made his debut for Worcestershire against Loughborough in April 2007. 
  • He scored his highest first-class score of 250 against Glamorgan at New Road. 
  • He helped Worcestershire to secure promotion to the first division of the County Championship at the end of the 2010 season.
  • At the suggestion of Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, he went on to play club cricket in Bangladesh as Worcestershire's overseas player after the 2010 season. 
  • He played for Mohammedan Sporting Club in the Ispahani Premier Division.
  • His performance for Worcestershire in the 2011 season led him to earn a place in the 13-man England Development squad.

Moeen Ali RCB

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  • In the 2013 season, he averaged 62 in Division 2, totaling 1375 runs altogether, the highest of any batsmen in first-class cricket, and finished with 4 centuries, 8 fifties, and 28 wickets.
  • He won county cricket's MVP award as well as the PCA player of the year award.
  • He played for the Zimbabwean team, Matabeleland Tuskers for the 2012/13 season.
  • He also played for the Bangladeshi team, Rajshahi Royals in 2012/13.
  • He skippered the Rapids to Vitality Blast glory in 2018. 
  • He led Worcestershire to the T20 blast trophy final in 2019, which they lost to the Essex Eagles.
  • He was picked up by Royal Challengers Banglore for INR 1.7 crores from his base price of INR 1.5 crores in the 2018 IPL auction. 
  • He was picked by Multan Sultans as their Platinum Category picks at the 2020 PSL Draft for the Pakistan Super League.
  • he played for Capt Town Blitz in 2019.
  • He was released by RCB ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League. He played three IPL seasons with RCB.
  • The Chennai Super Kings bought Ali in the IPL auction in February 2021 for nearly £700,000.
  • He became a key player for CSK which won the 2021 IPL. With the win, he became the first Englishman to win the IPL. 
  • He was bought by the Birmingham Phoenix for the 2022 season of The Hundred. 

Moeen Ali CSK

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Moeen Ali International Career

  • After his impressive performance for Warwickshire, he made his debut for England with the U19 team against Bangladesh. 
  • He eventually played for England at the 2006 U19 Cricket World Cup. Captain of the England U19 team, he made three half-centuries and took seven wickets in the tournament.
  • He played his first List A games against Derbyshire where he took his first-team wicket.
  • He made his ODI debut in a three-match series against West Indies on 28 February 2014.
  • He scored 44 runs and took his maiden ODI wicket on his debut.
  • He scored his first half-century in the third match against the West Indies.  
  • He made his T20I debut against West Indies in March 2014.
  • He was part of England's 2014 World T20 squad but managed to score 49 runs in 4 matches without taking any wickets. 
  • He made his Test debut against Sri Lanka on 12 June 2014.
  • He made his maiden century in the second Test of the series against Sri Lanka.
  • He took his first five-wicket haul in test cricket in the third test against India. They won the series 3-1.
  • He was part of the England team at the 2015 World Cup, where he sustained an injury. 
  • He led England to the T20 World Cup final in 2016. He and David Willey set the record for the highest partnership for the 8th wicket in T20 World Cup history (57*).
  • He is the first batsman in cricketing history who successfully managed to overturn the umpire's decision 3 times in a row in the same innings. He had appealed against the umpire Kumar Dharmasena's all three decisions and survived during England's 2016-17 Test series against Bangladesh.
  • During the Test series against South Africa in 2017, he became the fifth-fastest player, in terms of matches played, to score 2,000 runs and take 100 wickets in Tests (28).
  • He became the first English player since Ian Botham to score a Test half-century and take ten wickets in the same match. He took his first ten-wicket haul in Tests against South Africa in 2017. 
  • He became the first England spinner since 1938-39 to take a hat-trick during the same Test series against South Africa. It was the first-ever hat-trick at The Oval. 

Moeen Ali World Cup 2019

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  • He is the only player to reach 25 wickets and 250 runs feat in a four Test series.
  • He scored the second-fastest century for England. He scored a century taking just 53 balls in the third match of the ODI series against West Indies. 
  • He became part of the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup. England won the trophy in the Super Over after the score ended in a tie with both teams scoring 241 runs.
  • He captained England for the first time in a T20I match against Australia in September 2020.
  • He became the first Asian-origin cricketer to captain England in T20Is. 
  • He also became the first Asian-origin cricketer to captain England in any format since Nasser Hussain in 2003. 
  • He retired from Test cricket in September 2021. 
  • He played 64 Test matches scoring 2,914 runs and taking 195 wickets.
  • He was part of England that reached the semi-final of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup, where they lost to New Zealand.
  • He captained England in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th T20I matches due to Eoin Morgan's injury.

Moeen Ali wife

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Who is Moeen Ali Wife?

Moeen Ali is a married man. He is married to Firoza Hossain. The couple has a son named Kadeer Ali. More details about his personal life will be updated here.

What is Moeen Ali Height?

Moeen Ali stands at the height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 161 lbs i.e. 73 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is green and his hair color is black. He is usually seen bald and keeps a long beard.

His sexual orientation is straight. 

What is Moeen Ali Net Worth?

Moeen Ali is one of the popular English cricketers. He started his professional cricket career in 2005 at Warwickshire. He has been playing for Worcestershire since 2017. He has also played for several franchises across the world. He has been paid a handsome salary from his contracts. He made his debut for England in 2014 and has been a key player for the team since then. His other income comes from endorsements and sponsorships. Summing up, he has made his fortune out of his cricket career. His net worth is estimated at $8 million at present.

Trivias About Moeen Ali You Need To Know.

  • His father worked as a taxi driver and as a psychiatric nurse.
  • He grew up on the same street as fellow cricketers, Kabir Ali, Naqash Tahir, and Rawait Khan.
  • His brothers are also cricketers.
  • He tested positive for COVID-10 in January 2021.
  • He wore "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine" wristbands in connection with the Gaza conflict on day 2 of the third Test match of the 2014 series against India.
  • He is an Ambassador of StreetChance, a program providing free weekly cricket coaching sessions in deprived areas in the UK.
  • He joined Orphans in Need as a Global Ambassador in January 2015.
  • He was nominated for the Best at Sport Award at the British Muslim Awards in 2015.
  • He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2022 Birthday Honours for services to cricket.
  • He bats left-handed.
  • Besides English, he understands Urdu and Punjabi.
  • While playing for England, he became known as 'the beard that's feared'.
  • He is a lifelong supporter of Liverpool FC.