Who is the richest Indian cricketer among Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj singh and Sachin Tendulkar?
The Master Blaster is rightfully considered as one of the pioneers of the game because of whom the sport has reached such great heights. Tendulkar is considered as the best player ever to play the game and has been involved in the game even after retiring in 2013. He currently mentors the Mumbai Indians team in the IPL and is also on the advisory board of the BCCI.
Sachin’s net worth is speculated at around $160 million or a staggering sum of Rs.1066 crores. The Indian Messiah earns around Rs. 2 crores from the BCCI and a further Rs. 15 crores from various endorsements. He is associated with as many as 24 brands and is also the face of many government schemes and policies.
Tendulkar also owns three restaurants in Mumbai and Bangalore in partnership with Sanjay Narang. His personal properties are worth over Rs. 500 crores, with the former Indian batsman owning 10 cars worth over Rs. 20 crores. Sachin is also the co-owner of ISL team, Kerala Blasters, the badminton team, Bangalore Blasters and Kabaddi team Tamil Thalaivas.
Dhoni is one of the most marketable faces in the country and has had a great career in all formats of the game. Considered as the best ever Indian captain by many, Dhoni is also the highest paid player in the Indian Premier League and has a category A contract with the BCCI.
The wicketkeeper’s net worth is estimated at around $110 million or Rs.734 crores at today’s conversion rates. Dhoni has a huge collection of cars and bikes which are said to be worth around Rs.25 crores. Dhoni has also bought properties all over the country with his personal investments being calculated at around Rs. 522 crores. He is also the co-owner of ISL side, Chennaiyin FC.
3) Virat Kohli
The Indian captain is one of the best-paid athletes in the world and is the only Indian to be included in the list of Forbes highest paid athletes of 2017. Kohli is the second highest paid player in the IPL and is naturally one of the highest earners from the Indian board. Kohli’s phenomenal rise is expected to make him the richest cricketer of all time by the time he hangs up his boots.
Virat Kohli has an estimated net worth of around $60 million which roughly translates to a whopping Rs. 390 crores. His IPL fee per season is Rs.14 crores and has personal properties worth Rs.42 crores. Kohli owns two houses – one in Mumbai and one in Delhi. He has 6 luxurious cars worth Rs.9 crores
4) Yuvraj Singh
The stylish left-handed all rounder was the architect of India’s 2011 World Cup win. He also played a crucial role in the 2007 T20 World Cup which made him a cult figure in Indian cricket. He is still a crucial member of India’s ODI setup and has been playing for the national side since the past 16 years.
Singh represents Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL and has seen his stocks rise one season after the other. The Punjab born player has a net worth of around Rs.146 crores. He has an IPL contract worth Rs.7 crores and also comes in the category A contract of the BCCI. Singh earns around Rs.7.5 crores from his sponsors and brand endorsements which include the likes of Puma, Reebok, LG, Audi and Royal Stag soda.
Yuvraj owns two houses in Chandigarh and has made personal investments worth Rs.45 crores. He runs a charitable organization named “YouWecan” and is believed to have invested around Rs.50 crores for his charity work. Yuvraj has also written his autobiography about how he recovered from cancer titled, “The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back.”
5) Rohit Sharma
The talented Indian top order batsman is one of the best players that have been plying their trade for the national team in the last decade. Sharma is a regular in the Indian ODI and T20 setup and also captains the Mumbai Indians side – one of the most successful sides in IPL.
Sharma’s estimated net worth is around $18.7 million which converts to a whopping Rs. 124.5 crores. His annual salary with the BCCI and from the IPL counts for Rs.11.5 crores whereas he earns around Rs.7.5 crores from brand endorsements.
He owns four luxurious cars worth Rs.5 crores and has personal investments of about Rs.88.6 crores. He currently lives in a massive real estate property in Worli, Mumbai which is worth around 30 crore rupees.