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Richest Cricketer in India: God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar crowns the top position of the list of Richest Cricketer in India. Sachin Tendulkar is the only cricketer in India to have a net worth of more than 1000 Crores INR(1,110 Cr) till date.
Apart from playing sports almost every cricketer or sportsperson earns a massive amount by endorsing a product. Some even own their own branding and promote it during their matches.
Here is the list of the top 5 Indian cricketers who registered their name in the list of Richest Cricketer in India with their brand endorsement product list:
List of Richest Cricketers in India
Sachin Tendulkar – 1,110 Crores
Legend Sachin Tendulkar holds the top position of the list of Richest Cricketer in India. The Master Blaster who creates various records on the field still remains an idol for many young aspiring cricketers.
As of July 2021, Sachin Tendulkar’s net worth is estimated as Rs 1,110 Crore ($ 150 Million) which includes all his properties, cars, remunerations, Sachin Tendulkar’s investments, and miscellaneous assets.
After his retirement, the little master now owns a team named “Bengaluru Blasters” in the Premier Badminton League and recently sold his stake in the ISL team named ‘Kerala Blasters’.
In terms of his real estate holdings, Sachin’s current home which is a 6,000 sqft villa in Bandra, Mumbai is estimated to be worth INR 38 Crore and also owns another apartment in BKC worth INR 7.15 Crore.
|Net Worth||Rs.1,110 Crore|
|Personal Properties||Rs.520 Crore|
|Cars Owned||Rs.15 Crore|
|Remuneration From BCCI||Rs.2 Crore|
|Brand Endorsement Fee||Rs. 15 Crores|
|IPL Income||Rs. 54.3 Crores|
Brand Endorsed by Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar receives a major portion of his income from the Brand Endorsement Fee which includes the following brands:
- Sanyo BPL
- Castrol India
- Amit Enterprise
- Fiat Palio
- Luminous India
- Spinny(online-to-offline used car retail platform)
Cars owned by Sachin Tendulkar
As of many cricketers, Sachin Tendulkar too has the enthusiasm in collecting luxury cars. Following are the known cars that are owned by Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar:
- BMW i8
- BMW 750Li M Sport
- BMW X5M 50d
- BMW M5
- BMW 530d
- Caterham 7
- BMW M6 Gran Coupe
- Nissan GT-R Egoist
- Volvo S80 twin-turbo
- Ferrari 360 Modena
- Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG
- Maruti Esteem
- Maruti 800
Virat Kohli – 1050 Crore
Former India skipper Virat Kohli who is well known for his brand value is the second richest cricketer in India with a net worth of Rs 1050 crore(as per Stock Gro). According to BCCI’s central contract, he earns Rs 7 crore from his “A+” Team India contract. His match fee for each Test is Rs 15 lakh, ODI is Rs 6 lakh and Rs 3 lakh per T20 match.
There are multiple real estate properties owned by Virat Kohli. However, he stays in two houses.
Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma own a luxurious 7171 sq ft apartment in Mumbai that costs Rs 34 crore. The other one is in Gurugram which is worth Rs 80 crore. Virat Kohli also owns luxury cars worth Rs 31 crore.
On the other hand, Kohli earns Rs 15 crore annually from his Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Kohli became the first Indian Cricketer to sign a 110-crore deal with a single brand, puma. He also owns multiple brands and has invested in seven start-ups which include Blue Tribe, Universal Sportsbiz, MPL, and Sports Convo, among others.
Kohli has his own fashion brands Wrogn and One8 (partnering with Puma). Other brands that he promotes are Audi, Tissot, Manyavar, American Tourister, and the likes.
|Net Worth||Rs. 1050 Crore|
|Personal Properties||Rs. 110 Crore(approx)|
|Luxury Cars Owned||Rs. 31 Crore(approx)|
|IPL Fee per Season||Rs. 15 Crore(annually)|
|BCCI Salary||Rs. 7 Crore(annually)|
|Twitter Media Charge||Rs 2.5 Crore/post(approx)|
|Instagram Media Charge||Rs 8.9 Crore/post(approx)|
Brand Endorsed by Virat Kohli
The Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli is one of the most sought-after cricketers in terms of brand endorsements. He has been part of a lot of advertisements and is the only cricketer to be part of the top 100 highest-paid athletes according to Forbes magazine 2020.
- Great learning
- Blue Star
- Fire Boltt
- Too Yum
- Star Sports
- American Tourister
- Phillips India
- Vicks India
- Philips India
- Google Duo
- Hero MotoCorp
- Audi India
- Royal Challenge Alcohol
- Boost Energy Drink
- Shyam Steel
- Amaze inverters and batteries
- Blue Tribe Foods(Virat and Anushka join as investors and brand ambassadors of Blue Tribe)
- Rage Cofferr
- Sport Convo
- Universal Sportsbiz
Startup Brands Owned
- One 8 Commune – Restaurant(launched in 2017)
- Nueva – Sining bar and Restaurant(Founded in 2017)
- Puma | One8 – Athleisure brand(Launched in 2017)
- Wrong – Luxury clothing brand(Co-owned in 2013)
- Stepathlon – Kids lifestyle brand(Launched in 2016)
Sports Teams(Launched in 2014-15)
- FC Goa – Football Club
- UAE Royals – Tennis Team
- Bengaluru Yodhas – Pro Wrestling League
Virat Kohli Car Collection
Current Indian skipper Virat Kohli owns a bunch of luxury cars which includes a maximum of Audi series. Following are the list of cars that are owned by Virat Kohli:
- Audi Q7
- Audi RS5
- Audi R8 LMX
- Audi R8 V10 Plus
- Audi A8 W12 Quattro
- Audi Q8
- Audi A8 L
- Land Rover Range Rover Vogue
- Bentley Flying Spur
- Bentley Continental GT
- Lamborghini Gallardo
- Renault Duster
Mahendra Singh Dhoni – 1040 Crore
Former India skipper MS Dhoni holds the third position next to Virat and Sachin with a net worth of Rs 1040 Crore in the list of Richest Cricketer in India. MS Dhoni is the only captain in international cricket to win three ICC trophies.
MS Dhoni also has a stake in Chennaiyin FC of the ISL and also owns the team ‘Ranchi Rays’ of the HIL. Further, MSD launched the brand ‘Seven’ which is an active lifestyle brand that caters to the men’s apparel and footwear space.
MS Dhoni’s famous 7-acre farmhouse in Ranchi is estimated to even exceed the price tag of INR 50 Crore.
As a captain, Dhoni won ICC T20 World Cup 2007, ICC ODI World Cup 2011, and ICC Champions Trophy 2013. Under his captaincy, the Chennai Super Kings won in 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021 and 2023 in the Indian Premier League.
He is considered to be one of the greatest wicket-keeper batsmen and captains in the history of cricket. MS Dhoni was also the second Indian cricketer to be conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel from the Indian Territorial Army.
In 2016, a biopic film was made based on his personal life, and cricket career known as M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story.
|Estimated Net Worth||Rs. 1040 crores|
|Cricket Fees||Rs. 12 crores|
|Brand Endorsed||Rs. 4-6 Crores|
|Social Media Fees||Rs. 1-2 Crores|
|Personal Investments(Click to Check MS Dhoni’s Investments)||Rs. 620 Crores|
|Luxury home in Dehradun||Rs. 17.8 Crores|
Brand Endorsed by MS Dhoni
Captain Cool endorsed various brands and even owns a clothing brand named after his jersey number “Seven“.
- Jio Cinema
- Skipper Pipes
- Viacom 18
- Cars 24
- Go Daddy
- Amity University
- Indian Terrain
- Bharat Matrimony
- Orient Electric Fans
Investment in Companies
- 7 Ink Brews
- Shaka Harry
- Garuda Aerospace
- Cars 24
- Home Lane
- Rhiti Sports
Investments in Sports Companies
- Sports fit(GYM)
- Chennaiyin FC(Football)
- Ranchi Rays(Hockey)
- Mahi Racings Team India
- Run Adam
Brands Owned by Dhoni
- Dhoni Entertainment(Production house)
- Hotel Mahi Residency
- MS Dhoni Global School Bangalore
Real Estate Investment
- Luxury home in Dehradun – INR 17.8 Crores
- Kailashpati farmhouse in Ranchi
Social media Fees(INR 1-2 Crores)
MS Dhoni Car Collection
MS Dhoni who has a mad interest in cars, build a separate building to showcase his car and bike collections. His huge collection of cars includes
- Hummer H2
- GMC Sierra pick-up truck
- Porsche 718 Boxter
- Porsche 911
- Ferrari 500 GTO
- Audi Q7
- Mahindra Scorpio
- Rare Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Series I
- Pontiac Firebird Trans AM
- Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk (the only one in India)
- Classic Nissan Jonga
- Land Rover Freelander 2
- Vintage Land Rover Series 3 Station Wagon – MS Dhoni won the bid for a 1971 Land Rover Series Station Wagon at an online auction held by Big Boy Toyz.
MS Dhoni Bike Collections
But more than cars, Mahi loves bikes and we all know that. His wife recently shared a glimpse of Dhoni’s garage on social media which revealed that two floors of the garage were reserved just for his bike collection.
He owns classic bikes like Norton 250 Jubilee, BSA Goldstar, Yamaha RD 350, Suzuki Shotgun, and Yamaha Thundercat. And his list of modern bikes includes Harley-Davidson Fatboy, Kawasaki Ninja H2, Kawasaki ZX-14R, Suzuki Hayabusa, and more.
Virender Sehwag – 286 crores
Former India opener Virender Sehwag has a huge net worth of Rs. 286 crores and is the fourth richest cricketer in India.
Sehwag earns a massive 5.7$ million USD salary from BCCI. Also, he earns a massive amount of fees from IPL matches held in India. He is also the head coach of Kings XI Punjab and has signed a $1.8 million contract for IPL.
Sehwag is very active on social media, especially on Twitter. He reportedly earns around 3 million $ from his tweets.
|Estimated Net Worth||Rs. 286 crores|
|IPL Coaching Fee||Rs. 13 crores|
|Brand Endorsements||Rs. 25 crores|
|BCCI Total Salary||5.7 Million|
Virender Sehwag – IPL Salary
|2015||Kings XI Punjab||₹ 32,000,000|
|2014||Kings XI Punjab||₹ 32,000,000|
|2013||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 82,800,000|
|2012||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 82,800,000|
|2011||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 82,800,000|
|2010||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 33,350,000|
|2009||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 33,350,000|
|2008||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 33,350,000|
Brand Endorsed by Virender Sehwag
Sehwag has endorsed: Boost, Coke, Team Samsung, Britannia, Karbonn Mobiles, Hero Honda, Colgate, Adidas, and Mayur Suitings.
Virender Sehwag Car Collection
Yuvraj Singh – 255 crore
Former all-rounder and the ‘key player’ of India’s 2011 World Cup-winning team India, Yuvraj Singh holds fifth place in the richest cricketer in India list with a net worth of around Rs 255 crore.
He has also invested in his own brand, YouWeCan (YWC), which donates money to struggling cancer victims who are unable to afford their own treatments. In April 2015, he agreed to spend 40-50 crores on online startups such as Vyomo, Moovo, and Healthians in order to strengthen his hold on YouWeCan.
Yuvraj Singh resides in a sprawling Mumbai apartment with Hazel Keech, his wife. The couple married in 2016. As per reports, Yuvraj Singh’s lavish apartment is estimated to have a market value of Rs 64 crores.
He owns an entire floor in the notable Omkar 1973 residential realty project at Worli in Mumbai. Singh stays on the 29th floor, which offers mesmerising views of the Arabian Sea. He purchased two apartments on the floor, covering 16,000 sq ft in total.
|Net Worth||Rs. 255 Crore INR|
|Personal properties||Rs. 45 Crore INR|
|Luxury cars||Rs. 8 Crore INR|
|IPL fee Per season||Rs. 7 Crore INR|
|Brand endorsement Fee||Rs. 7.5Crore INR|
|Retainer Fee||Rs. 1 Crore INR|
Yuvraj Singh IPL Salary
All-rounder earns the majority of his income from the cash-rich Indian Premier League. The all rounder’s IPL salary details are as follows:
|2019||Mumbai Indians||₹ 1,00,00,000|
|2018||Kings XI Punjab||₹ 2,00,00,000|
|2017||Sunrisers Hyderabad||₹ 7,00,00,000|
|2016||Sunrisers Hyderabad||₹ 7,00,00,000|
|2015||Delhi Daredevils||₹ 16,00,00,000|
|2014||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹ 14,00,00,000|
|2013||Pune Warriors India||₹ 8,28,00,000|
|2012 ( Injured )||Pune Warriors India||₹ 8,28,00,000|
|2011||Pune Warriors India||₹ 8,28,00,000|
|2010||Kings XI Punjab||₹ 4,25,50,000|
|2009||Kings XI Punjab||₹ 4,25,50,000|
|2008||Kings XI Punjab||₹ 4,25,50,000|
Brand Endorsed by Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh has always been a good sponsorship model as well as a cricketer. He has endorsed brands such as Pepsi, Reebok, Birla Sun Life, Royal Mega Stag, Laureus & Benz, Paytm, Lifebuoy, Whirlpool, Cadbury, Revital, Puma, and LG.
Cars Owned by Yuvraj Singh
As per gomechanic.in, some of the cars in the cricketer’s garage include Lamborghini Murcielago, BMW X6M, Bentley Flying Spur, MINI Countryman S JCW Edition, BMW M3 Convertible, Audi Q5, and BMW 3 Series.