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Who is AB de Villiers’ Wife? Know all about Danielle de Villiers

IPL 2022 is all set to commence. However, one of the best IPL players Mr. 360 will be missing this year. As he has retired from all forms of cricket. His brilliant batting, as well as spiderman-resembling fielding, would be missed. Abraham Benjamin de Villiers is a former South African cricketer. ABD is very popular globally, but, in India, he enjoys fame like nowhere else. He has had an illustrious career. His innovative shots are a feast to the eyes. Apart from being an international cricketing hero, ABD is also a family man. He prioritizes his family and has gradually decreased his workload before retiring so as to spend more time with his family. Check out who is AB de Villiers’ wife.

For the national side de Villiers played 114 Tests, 228 ODIs, and 78 T20Is. The wicketkeeper-batter has scored more than 20000 international runs. In addition, he smashed a total of 47 centuries and 109 fifties in his career. It is not just his ability to score runs but also his versatile batting that makes him very popular. In his one and a half decade-long career, AB de Villiers was named ICC ODI Player of the Year thrice. Moreover, in his 184 IPL matches, AB has scored 5162 runs at a strike rate of 151.69. He also smashed 3 centuries in the tournament with 40 half-tons as well.

Who is AB de Villiers’ Wife Danielle de Villiers

AB de Villiers met Danielle at her parents’ hotel in Limpopo, SA. The first meeting happened in 2007, where he was introduced to Danielle by her father, John Swart. He fell in love with her beautiful eyes. However, they didn’t keep much in touch. It was at AB’s elder brother’s wedding that the spark had re-ignited. When he heard her sing at the wedding, he was clean bowled. Their common love for music was brought them close. Eventually, Danielle moved to Cape Town, where they began to bond. After dating for around 5 years, ABD proposed to her. He popped the question during the IPL 2012, at a place no other than the symbol of love, ‘Taj Mahal’. IPL teammates Kalveer Biradar and Jim Rydell captured the magical moments, hiding behind the trees.

On 30th March 2013, the couple tied the knot at a hotel at the foot of Waterberg Mountains, Limpopo, South Africa. The hotel is owned and managed by Danielle’s parents. Moreover, it was at the same place they’ve met for the very first time. Which makes it all the way more special.

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Does AB de Villiers have children?


Danielle and AB de Villiers have 3 lovely kids. The couple has 2 sons and a daughter. Both of them have been married for 9 years now. In July 2015, the couple was blessed with their first son, Abraham de Villiers. Later, in 2017, Danielle gave birth to their second son John Richard de Villiers. Moreover, both of them took to Instagram to announce the birth of their daughter, Yente de Villiers, in November 2020. The couple shares images with their little munchkins. However, the couple prefers to give a private and normal life to their kids. They haven’t shared any pictures with the kids’ faces visible in recent years. But the children have been seen cheering for their father in RCB jerseys. Despite being busy with their respective careers, both of them prioritize their children.

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All You Need To Know About danielle de Villiers

Danielle Swart was born in 1987 to parents John and Alida Swart. She is the only child of her parents who own a hotel in South Africa. Danielle is a social worker. She has been a part of various charity events. Earlier, Danielle having a melodious voice wanted to become a singer. Now, apart from being a prominent name in cricketers’ partners. She also co-owns an indoor cafe and playground for children. It is named The Fun Room and assures kids’ safety in a creative playing environment. Danielle is also a dog lover.

She has been a part of several charity events. During IPL 2016, she along with cricketer Shane Watson sang David Guetta’s well-known song, Titanium. The event was organized to raise money for underprivileged children. Danielle got married to AB de Villiers in 2013, after years of dating. She is a mother of three kids- 2 sons and a daughter.

NameDanielle Swart (now de Villiers)
Date of Birth 27 September 1987
Age34 (as of Jan 2022)
NationalitySouth African
ProfessionSocial worker
SpouseAB de Villiers
Married on30 March 2013
ChildrenSons- Abraham de Villiers, John Richard de Villiers
Daughter- Yente de Villiers

Have a look at Danielle de Villiers singing

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