- Full Name: Abraham Benjamin de Villiers (prefers to be called AB)
- Nickname: Abbas
- Date of Birth: 17 February, 1984
- Star Sign: Aquarius
- Place of Birth: Warmbaths/Warmbad (now renamed Bela Bela), Transvaal Province
- Currently Resides: Pretoria, Gauteng Province
- Height: 178cm (5’10”)
- Family: Parents – Millie & Abraham Benjamin; and brothers – Jan & Wessels (9 years & 6 years older respectively)
- Marital status: Married to Danielle Swart (March 30, 2013)
- Children: a son, AB (born July 23, 2015)
- Schools Attended: AB went to primary school in Warmbaths, and then became a boarder at Afrikaans Hoër Seunskool.
- Occupation: South African cricketer and part-time musician (AB writes songs, plays the guitar and released an album with Ampie du Preez called, “Maak Jou Drome Waar” in August 2010.)
- Cricket Ground: SuperSport Park, Centurion (his home ground)
- Form of Cricket: Test Matches
- Food Indulgences: Pasta and seafood
- Drink: Passionfruit and soda
- Restaurant: Crawdaddy’s, Menlyn Park
- Sportsmen: Tiger Woods & Roger Federer
- Rugby Teams: Blue Bulls & Springboks
- Soccer Team: Manchester United
- School Subject: Biology
- Movies: “Gladiator” & “A River Runs Through It”
- Song: “Needs” by Collective Soul, & “All That I Have” by Snow Patrol
- Band: Snow Patrol
- Book: The Bible
- Actress: Kate Beckinsale
- Number: 17
- Alternative career: “I would probably be a doctor like my dad, but I’ve never had the chance to study”.
- First job: carrying the drinks in the backyard while his brothers played cricket. AB was 4 years old and his reward at the end of the day was the chance to bat.
- Who he’d invite to dinner: Nelson Mandela, Tiger Woods, Roger Federer & Kate Beckinsale. AB has also mentioned he’d invite Brad Pitt (and maybe Angelina, too).
- Scared of: snakes