Herschelle Gibbs Wife, Family, Career

Who is Herschelle Gibbs?

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa is the place of birth of Herschelle Gibbs. He is an former right-handed and was one of the most integral parts of South African cricket team.

Herschelle Gibbs belongs to South Africa and he has completed his education from South Africa as well. However, Gibbs hasn’t disclosed anything about his Educational background as of yet.

Considered as one of the most naturally gifted cricketers to ever play, Herschelle Gibbs rose to prominence and established himself due to his classy and aggressive batting prowess.

Herschelle Gibbs is widely regarded as one of the most dynamic and all-round cricketers in cricketing history, apart from his superior batting prowess having score more than 14,000+ international runs for South African cricket team, Gibbs was an unreal fielder for the Proteas.

Herschelle Gibbs is known for his athleticism and unmatched batting style, moreover, he is also one of the most feared fielders in history. Herschelle Gibbs has the 8th highest run-outs in ODI cricket by any fielder since 1999.

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How did Herschelle Gibbs career begin?


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Considered as a prodigy since a very young age, Herschelle Gibbs began his cricketing journey representing Western Province in 1990. Gibbs quickly rose to prominence and established himself as one of the future stars of the upcoming generation.

Herschelle Gibbs represented Western Province in domestic cricket for more than 14 years till 2004.

Furthermore, He represented Cape Cobras in 2005 in domestic cricket. He spent 7 years with the Cobras till 2012.

Moreover, Herschelle Gibbs also has couple of short stints in England. He played English county cricket for Glamorgan and Yorkshire for one season each. He was also a part of Northern Districts in New Zealand first-class domestic cricket format in 2010.

Overall, Herschelle Gibbs played domestic matches (582) having amassed runs (25,401) at batting average (38.82). Gibbs scored 58 centuries and 102 fifties during his domestic cricketing career.


Considered as one of the greatest batsmens to have ever been produced by South African cricket team, Herschelle Gibbs made his LDI debut for South Africa against Kenya on October, 1996. 

Following month, Gibbs also made his Test cricket team debut for South Africa against India in November, 1996. Although, Gibbs had a rough start to his international career he slowly picked himself up and showed his class.

Soon enough, Herschelle Gibbs rose to prominence and established himself as one of the most integral parts of the South African cricket team.

Known for his classy and elegant batting style, Gibbs was a force to be reckoned with in his playing days.

Overall, Herschelle Gibbs represented South Africa in matches (338) combined having smashed runs (14,661) with batting average (32.08). Herschelle Gibbs remains the 3rd Cricketer to have scored 3 centuries consecutively in ODI cricket.

Herschelle Gibbs bid adieu to South Africa national cricket team. He retired from all formats of International Cricket and ended his glorious cricketing career in 2010.


Mumbai Indian batsman Herschelle Gibbs is watched by Kolkata Knight Riders wicketkeeper Manvinder Bisla as he plays a shot during the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at The Eden Gardens in Kolkata on May 12, 2012. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. MOBILE USE WITHIN NEWS PACKAGE. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR / AFP)

Throughout his professional career, Herschelle Gibbs has played for some of the biggest T20 franchise around the globe. He was a prominent part of IPL franchise, Deccan Chargers in 2008, Gibbs spent 2 seasons with the franchise till 2010.

He was one of the core member of the Deccan Chargers franchise and was influential behind their first IPL trophy in 2009.

Furthermore, Herschelle Gibbs was signed by Big Bash League franchise Perth Scorchers in 2011.

The former South African cricketer finished the campaign as the 3rd highest run scorer in Big Bash league in 2011 season.

He left Perth Scorchers franchise after spending 3 season in 2013.

Moreover, Herschelle Gibbs also had couple of short stints with Bangladesh Premier League franchise, Khulna Royal Bengals and five time IPL champions, Mumbai Indians franchise in 2012.

He was also a part of Durham and Titans franchise.

Herschelle Gibbs also played in the Caribbean Premier League in 2013. He represented St. Lucia Zouks for one season in CPL.

Overall, Former South African cricketer, Herschelle Gibbs has played matches (171) having amassed runs (3,895) with batting average (25.29). Gibbs has smashed 1 hundred and 28 fifties in domestic T20 formats.

Herschelle Gibbs family?

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Herschelle Gibbs credits to his parents and family for all his success in his cricketing career. He majorly credits to his father for supporting him and encouraging him through every possible way and helping him succeed in life.

He also credits to his mother for always encouraging him and supporting him towards his goal.

Who is Herschelle Gibbs wife?

Former South African cricketer, Herschelle Gibbs Wife name is Tenielle Povey, and the lovely couple tied the knot in June, 2007. Although the couple split up in just one year of their marriage in 2008.

Currently, Herschelle Gibbs is in a relationship with Gill Philips Clemen. Although the duo have kept their relationship low-key and private as of yet.

What is Herschelle Gibbs Net Worth?

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South African cricketer, Herschelle Gibbs has generated a fortune over the years during his playing days. The former cricketer has an estimated Net Worth of $5 millions approximately.

Majority of his fortune comes from hai glorious cricketing career and brand endorsements.