Facts of Ryan Jay Sidebottom
|Full Name:||Ryan Jay Sidebottom|
|Age:||41 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||January 15, 1978|
|Birth Place:||Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England|
|Father's Name:||Arnie Sidebottom|
|Education:||King James’ Grammar School|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)|
|Net Worth:||$300 thousand|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
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Ryan Sidebottom is a Former cricketer of England. He was a left-arm blower who has played for almost 20 years and has taken more than 1000 wickets. This renowned cricketer has also shown his dance talents on Dancing On Ice show.
Ryan Sidebottom was born in 1978, Jan 15, in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. His father’s name is Arnie Sidebottom who was a former Yorkshire and England bowler. The identity of his mother and siblings is not yet opened publically. Ryan has British citizenship and unknown ethnicity.
Likewise, he had attended King James’ Grammar School for studies. His interest in sports especially, cricket started from his childhood as his father was also involved in cricket. Now at the age of 41, this man has achieved a milestone in the cricket world. Furthermore, he has shown his dancing talents on TV.
Ryan Sidebottom started playing cricket from a young age with a team Kirkburton Cricket Club. Then he made his entry in 1997 and joined the Yorkshire team. He played with this team for six years and left in 2003. The Ryan joined Nottinghamshire from 2003-2010. Again he went back to Yorkshire and assisted it from 2011-2017.
Similarly, his playing skills at the International level is also commendable. He has first played against Pakistan on 17 May 2001 which was a test match. Then Ryan’s first ODI match was with Zimbabwe on 7 Oct 2001. This 41-year-old bowler has taken 79 wickets in 22 Tests, a T20 World Cup title and five County Championship titles. He played his last test match with South Africa (2010/01/14) and ODI with Bangladesh (2010/02/28).
In the years 2017, Ryan announced his retirement from the cricket world. He said that his father suggested him to take rest. In an interview, Ryan stated,
“Dad is a typical tell-it-how-it-is Yorkshireman. He said, ‘You’ve had a good run, a great career to be really proud of, but it’s time to call it a day. He carried on for a couple of years longer than he should have. He couldn’t bowl as well as he could have and he didn’t want me to finish like that.”
After leaving cricket career, this skilled sportsman was featured on a dance reality show named Dancing On Ice. He had signed for its eleventh series with her dance partner Brandee Malto ( skater). But this duo got eliminated on the seventh week only.
About appearing on the competition, Ryan said,
“I’m immensely excited, it’s obviously something totally different, massively out of my comfort zone. I’m just going to enjoy the ride, I don’t take myself too seriously. I’m going to embrace it, enjoy it, and have a laugh and a giggle along the way.”
Ryan Sidebottom from his cricket career has earned huge respect and money. His participation in a dance show has added more fame and income. Looking at his life, we can say he has a luxurious life and the earnings are also decent. As per Ryan’s net worth, then it is estimated at around $300 thousand.
Talking about Ryan Sidebottom’s personal life, well it is not as promising as his career. Ryan had to separate from his wife Kate. They got divorced after having two children Indiana Nell (daughter) and Darley Jack (son). However, the dates of marriage and split are kept under disguise.
After the end of marriage, Ryan found love in another woman Maddie Costigan. The strange thing is that Maddie is having an extramarital affair with Ryan and is not yet officially from her husband. She said this to the media by saying,
“We’re not divorced yet but still live together,”
Maddie has a son from her first marriage and is comfortable in an affair with the former cricketer. Furthermore, the couple has tried to keep their relationship a private but often they were spotted holding hands.
Ryan Sidebottom being an athlete has an amazing and active physique. His height of 6 ft 4 inches has aided a lot during his matches. He has light brown eyes and fair skin complexion. The distinct feature of his body is his mop of curly, dark brown ginger hair. He likes to keep them open with medium length.
This left-handed cricketer’s other body measurements like weight, size of biceps, shoe, dress, waist, and hips are still unknown.
Ryan Sidebottom has made lots of fans through his gaming style and dancing talents. He actively interacts with his followers on social networking sites. His official Twitter account has more than 61.6k followers. Ryan tweets and posts photos of his lives and keeps his fans updated.
However, this star cricketer has Facebook and Instagram account which has around 51 and 4.8 k followers respectively.