Alastair Cook Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Alastair Cook

Biography / Wiki

Alastair Cook is a former cricketer who has bagged numerous records and achievements in his name. He has been a consistent high-scoring performer on his team. He was born on 25th December 1984 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He is considered to be the most prolific batsman of the modern era.

He ranked fifth on the list of highest test run-scorers of all time. After giving excellent performance, he was appointed as captain of the test team. Again he performed well in leading the team toward winning.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth 25 December 1984
Age 38 Years
Height In Centimeters – 188 cm

In Feet and Inches – 6’2”

Weight In Kilograms – 80 kg

In Pounds – 176 lbs

Body Measurements 40-34-12
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Shoe Size 8 (US)

Net Worth

As of 2019, Alastair Cook has an estimated net worth of £2.3 million.

Education / Family

Alastair was born to Graham Cook who was an engineer and Stephanie Cook who worked as a teacher. He has two brothers Laurence and Adrian. He attended St Paul’s Cathedral School, London, and Bedford School, Bedfordshire for his elementary education.

Both these schools were boy’s boarding schools. During his schooling, Alastair developed his interest in music and also learned to play musical instruments.


Alastair Cook

Real Name Alastair Nathan Cook
Nickname Captain Cook, Cookie, Cookie Monster, Chef
Birth Place Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Profession Former cricketer
Zodiac sign Capricorn
School St Paul’s Cathedral School, London

Bedford School, Bedfordshire

College Not known
Religion Christianity
Nationality British
Home Town Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Debut Test –  1 March 2006 vs India at Nagpur

ODI – 28 June 2006 vs Sri Lanka at Manchester

T20 – 28 June 2007 vs West Indies at London

Fathers Name Graham Cook (Engineer)
Mothers Name Stephanie Cook (teacher)


Alastair Cook with his Parents
Alastair Cook with his Parents

Brothers Laurence Cook, Adrian Cook
Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

At the age of 16, he became a member of the Essex Academy. On 1st March 2006, he played his first test match against India and on 28th June 2006 he played his first ODI against Sri Lanka.

He became the first English player to score 4 centuries in December 2006. From 2003 to 2006, he consecutively received the NBC Denis Compton Award. Cook set the world record for the most time spent batting in five test-series against Australia in January 2011.

In 2011, he was honored with Freedom of the City of London and Member of the Order of the British Empire. He became the ICC test player of the year in 2011. In October 2016, he became England’s most capped player in the Tests, surpassing Alec Stewart’s record of 134 matches. On 11 September 2018, he announced his retirement from international test cricket.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

He married Alice Hunt on 31st December 2011 at Stewkley Methodist Church, Buckinghamshire.

Girlfriends Alice Hunt (model)
Marital Status Married
Wife Alice Hunt


Alastair Cook with his Wife
Alastair Cook with his Wife

Children Daughters – Elsie Cook


Alastair Cook with his Kids
Alastair Cook with his Kids

Favourite Things

Here we are providing you the list of his favourite things.

Favourite Food Rump Steak
Favourite Pub The Lansdowne in Primrose Hill, England
Favourite Destinations Abu Dhabi, Morocco

Alastair Cook

Some Interesting Facts About Alastair Cook

  • In childhood, Alastair was obsessed with music. He was a choirboy in school. He can play a variety of musical instruments like Clarinet, Saxophone, and Piano.
  • He earned a scholarship to Bedford School because of his musical flair. In the school, he was appointed as the President of its musical society.
  • In 2004, he represented England at the ICC U-19 World Cup.
  • Being the youngest Englishman, he holds the record to score 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000 and 6000 test runs.
  • He batted 836 minutes to score 263 in the first innings of a match against Pakistan; this performance of his was marked the third-longest innings of all time.
  • He is fond of sweet and revealed that he stole penny sweets from the corner shop.
  • Apart from being a musician and a cricketer, he is also a great chef.
  • He is scared of snakes and often gets a nightmare about being eaten by them.
  • He is associated with many charitable organizations. To spread awareness for testicular cancer he along with James Anderson and Stuart Board posed nude on behalf of the Everyman Campaign.
Alastair Cook posing nude for testicular cancer awareness
Alastair Cook posing nude for testicular cancer awareness
  • His car collection includes Ford Focus RS.
  • His hobbies are cooking and farming.
  • He is the second English player to receive a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours.
  • Derek Randall and Graham Gooch are his coaches.
Alastair Cook coach Graham Gooch
Alastair Cook coach Graham Gooch
Alastair Cook coach Derek Randall
Alastair Cook coach Derek Randall
  • He likes to play against Australia.
  • His batting style is Left-handed bat whereas his bowling style is right-arm slow.
  • His jersey number is 26.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram – Not Known
  2. Twitter@ItzAlastairCook
  3. Facebook @AlastairCook
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