Top 5 Richest Cricketers in the World in the Year 2021
Cricket is a lucrative profession and that I sone factor, after passion that encourages youngsters to get into this sport. The players who perform well regularly earn a repute for themselves. It is definitely not easy and even the best of the players have to go through a rough patch once in a while. Today we are going to have a look at the cricketers who have made such a solid place for themselves in the cricket world that it’s impossible to replace them. This reliability has brought them name, fame, and of course a fortune. These are Top 5 Richest Cricketers in the World in the Year 2021 are-
5. Brain Lara
Brain Lara the cricketer famously known as the ‘Prince of Port Spain’ has been associated with the Tyre brand MRF for years now. Another global brand that has been associated with Lara is MRF. It is a well-known fact that these global brands have paid him a staggering amount for these associations.
Brian Lara started his cricketing journey in 1990 and his glorious career lasted till 2007. His long and splendid career has earned him a hefty amount. His net worth has been accounted for a whopping INR 454 crores. He also owns a luxurious home in Trinidad which adds to his net worth.
4. Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting is a well-known cricketer around the globe. He is one of the most successful captains in the world. Under his leadership, Australia was led to 2 ODI World Cup titles. He is not only one of the most famous cricketers from Australia but also one of the richest. He has earned a heavy amount from various sources during his cricket career and after that.
His net worth has been estimate at 492 crores. He has been associate with brands like Valvoline, Adidas, and many other reputed international brands. Ponting lives in Shanford Mansion which is located in Golden Mile of Brighton in Melbourne. The cost of this mansion is whopping 69.8 crores which include a private theatre, a pool, a billiard room, and a tennis court.
3. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is one of the most popular and successful players in the world. He is the only player who has an average of 50+ in all three formats of cricket. He also is on the list of the richest cricketers around the world. Virat Kohli earns a massive amount from his cricket career and by endorsing popular brands.
Kohli is associate with brands like Puma, Audi, MRF, Colgate, Palmolive, Tissot. The cricketer also owns a clothing brand, WROGN. Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma own a 7171 sq ft luxurious apartment in Mumbai which costs around 34 crores. Kohli earned around INR 196 crore through his advertisements only in 2020.
4. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is one of the most successful Indian skippers. Under his leadership, India won three ICC trophies. Dhoni’s net worth stands at a massive INR 840 crore. Brands like Reebok, TVS Motors, Red Bus, Sony Bravia, Lays, etc have been associated with the former Indian skipper which helps him generate one of the biggest incomes in the cricket world.
5. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar, the ‘Master Blaster’, the ‘God of Cricket’ has been the best batsman around the world during his cricketing days. But even though his cricket days are over, he is the richest cricketer in the world in 2021. His net worth has been accounted for 870 crores.
The biggest brands of the world like Phillips, Britannia, VISA, BMW, Pepsi, Luminous, Adidas, Canon, Castrol, etc. have been associated with the world’s best cricketer.