If you are searching, who are the top richest Indian cricketers in 2022? Then follow the list of the top 10 richest cricketers in India.
Cricket is one of the most loved and watched games in India. And for Indians is not just a game but a feeling. Similarly, fans love to follow their favorite cricket star and their lifestyle. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the richest cricketing board in the world. Thus, India’s cricket team gets the highest salary among all other teams worldwide.
Here Are The Richest Cricketers in India In 2022
10. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja is another richest Indian cricketer and famous all-rounder player of the Indian cricket team. Jadeja’s total net worth is $13 million (Rs. 97 crores) in India. Cricket is followed blindly in India. Fans are crazy about this sport and the players. Ravindra is one such star of the team who is well-known for his outstanding performance as an athlete and is also called “Jaddu” by his fans and friends.
Ravindra Jadeja’s international career so far has been fantastic. He made an international debut against Sri Lanka in 2009. He has so much more to come as well. Some of his brand endorsements include Gujarat Tourism, Zeven, Incredible India, Gujarat-based Marwadi University (MU), etc.
9. Gautam Gambhir
The next richest cricketer on our list is Gautam Gambhir. It’s surprising to see his name on the list of the richest cricketers in India in 2022. It is indeed, a fact. Gambhir has declared huge amounts of money as his assets while applying for his Lok Sabha candidacy.
He owns a luxurious house valued at over Rs. 18 crores. He has earned millions of dollars by endorsing various products. Gambhir represents brands like Reebok and Redbull. He is also a member of parliament, where he gets a monthly salary of Rs. 50,000. He also gets Rs. 45,000 per month as the head of constituency in Delhi. In his decade-long IPL career, he has made over Rs 94 crores. In 2019, Gambhir has received the Padma Shri from the Government of India.
8. Virendra Sehwag
On the 8th spot of the richest Indian cricketers in 2022, we have former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag. He was the opener for the Indian cricket team and was popular for his aggressive batting style in all formats. Although he’s retired from the Indian cricket team, he is still among the most earning cricketers in India.
Viru makes a lot of money through his commentary gigs, brand endorsements, and business investments. He charges around Rs.2 crores for an annual contract of brand endorsement. Some of his endorsements are for brands like MyTeam11, Reebok, Adidas, Hero Honda, Boost, Samsung, and more. He is a shrewd businessman who invests in many startups. His biggest business venture is his school in Haryana Sehwag International School.
7. Suresh Raina
Another popular former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina successfully holds the 7th spot among the top richest cricketers in India. With an estimated net worth of $35 million in 2022, he is a middle-order batsman and an amazing all-rounder. Raina was a part of CSK (Chennai Super Kings) in the IPL for 10 long years.
He along with his wife Priyanka Chaudhary owns a baby care brand, named Maate. Raina makes money of over Rs. 7 crores a year with his brand endorsements. Besides, he is associated with brands like Muthoot Group, India Cements, Jio, Frooti, Boost, Pepsi, and more.
6. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh is a confident batsman known for his six sixes in an over in a 2007 World Cup game. With an estimated net worth of $35 Million or Rs. 259 crores, he is widely famous for his destructive batting skills. Yuvraj Singh has made a total of 84 crores in the Indian Premier League.
He lives with his actress wife, Hazel Keech, in an apartment of Rs 64 crores in Worli, Mumbai. He runs an investment company called YouWeCan (YWC) Ventures, which has invested in startups like Healthians, Easydiner, WellVersed, etc. Yuvraj owns many posh cars like Lamborghini, BMW 3, Bentley Continental, etc. Indeed, he is one of the richest cricketers in India.
5. Rohit Sharma
If you are an Indian cricket fan? Then you must be aware of Rohit Sharma. Indian vice-captain Rohit Sharma holds the record for his highest individual score of 264 and 3 double-centuries in an ODI format.
Known as the ‘Hitman‘ by his fans, his aggressive yet elegant batting skill makes him very famous. In IPL, he plays for Mumbai Indians and it becomes five times championship under his captaincy. With an expected net worth of $75 million, he is also one of the richest Indian cricketers in 2022. He is under the A+ grade of BCCI’s annual contract and receives Rs 7 crore annually. He endorses popular brands like Glenmark Pharma, IIFL Finance, Vega, and Dr. Trust. CEAT, Massimo Batteries, etc.
4. Sourav Ganguly
Next, we have the most popular Indian cricketers of all time Sourav Ganguly. He has been the captain of the Indian national cricket team. He has a net worth of $100-$50 million and is one of the richest cricketer in India. Fans call him “Dada” by affection, which means Brother in Bengali. Currently, he is serving as the president of the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). This is why he’s still so popular amongst fans, even after retiring from international cricket a decade ago. Besides, he is also the president of CAB (Cricket Association of Bengal) and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.
Dada charges around Rs. 2-3 crore for each brand deal. His endorsement list includes deals with My 11 Circle, Cycle Agarbattis, JSW Cement, Tata Tetley, Fortune Oil, and more. Sourav Ganguly is also the co-owner of the ISL team ATK Mohun Bagan.
3. Virat Kohli
The third richest cricketer in India is Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli. Virat is one of the most successful cricketers worldwide, thanks to his outstanding batting. Due to his dashing looks, he attracts a ton of brand partnerships. With 191 million followers, he is the most followed cricketer on Instagram.
With a net worth of Rs. 690 Crore ($93 Million) Virat ranked on the Forbes list of highest-paid athletes in the World. Virat owns fashion brands such as Wrogn and One8. Also, he is the brand ambassador for Colgate, Myntra, Boost, MPL, PUMA, Himalaya, Great Learning, Volini, Too Yum, MRF Tyres, and more.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
MS Dhoni is the second richest cricketer in India. He holds the record of the first and the only captain in international cricket to win all ICC trophies. In 2015, he was named one of the highest-paid athletes in the world. Thanks to his partnerships with various international brands. Dhoni endorses brands such as Pokerstars, Dream11, Indigo paint, Master card, Orient fans, Netmeds, etc. He was a wicket-keeper batsman on the team.
No wonder why, he is the most successful Indian cricket team captain of all time. Mahi is also the owner of the fashion brand Se7en and Sportsfit gyms. Dhoni has a net worth of Rs. 818 Crore ($110 Million). Besides cricket, he has a passion for bikes and cars. He owns Hummer H2, Ducati 1098, Ninja ZX-14R, Ferrari 599 GTO, GMC Sierra, Harley Davidson FatBoy, etc.
1. Sachin Tendulkar
The first on the list of the richest cricketers in India and the ‘god of cricket’ is Sachin Tendulkar. He is the only batsman who has scored 100 centuries in world Cricket. In 2001, Tendulkar was the first Indian sportsman to have a commercial deal worth Rs.100 crore with MRF. In 2013, he took retirement from the Indian Cricket team but is still one of the most recognizable cricketers in India. Having a net worth of Rs.1114 crores, or $150 Million, Sachin owns the property worth Rs. 520 crores.
Sachin is rich because he owns two restaurants and a badminton team named Bengaluru Blasters. He also owns luxury cars such as BMW X5M, Ferrari 360 Modena, and more. In addition, he also owns a football club named Kerala Blasters. He endorses popular brands such as Quaker, Philips, PepsiCo, MRF tires, Reliance Communication, BMW, Paytm, Adidas, VISA, Star Sports, Airtel, etc.
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