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Sachin Tendulkar Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born on 24 April 1973 in Bombay, Maharashtra India, and is a famous Indian cricketer commonly recognized under the nicknames Tendlya, God of Cricket, Little Master and is considered to be one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
So just how rich is Sachin Tendulkar? Sources estimate that Sachin’s net worth has reached $115 million, accumulated during his career of more than 20 years at the top levels of cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar Net Worth $115 Million
As a cure from bullying fellow students, Sachin Tendulkar was introduced to cricket at the age of 10. He joined Sharadshram Vidyamandir High School which developed many well-known cricketers. He also played cricket in clubs starting at the age of 14, when he became a member of John Bright Cricket Club, later joining the Cricket Club of India. Sachin tried bowling as well as batting, and found himself to be best at batting.
Subsequently, Sachin has starred at all levels of cricket, and in all formats, but of course his international career is most notable. He has played in over 200 test matches, scoring over 50 centuries and more than 15,000 runs. He has also scored more than 50 hundreds in playing almost 500 one-day internationals and well over 10,000 runs, plus playing in over 100 Twenty20 internationals. This record is truly remarkable, and many awards for outstanding achievements have raised Sachin’s net worth even more.
Sachin Tendulkar’s net worth increased considerably after he was recognized and rewarded, in 1994 he received the Ajurna Award from the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievements in sports; in 1997-1998 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest honour for achievements in sports, the same year he was honoured Wisden Cricketer of the Year. Tendulkar received India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna in 2014. Sachin Tendulkar has also received six awards from the ICC for cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar added to his net worth in signing his contracts. He earned $5 million over five years after he signed a contract with WorldTen in 1995, $13 million over five years from 2001, and $30 million after signing his contract with Saatchi and Saatchi in 2006. During his outstanding career he was also supported by and endorsed well-known brands such as Pepsi, Adidas, Canon, Reynolds, Toshiba, Colgate-Palmolive, Philips, and VISA among others.
Tendulkar’s net worth rose with his popularity, and even two restaurants were opened in Bangalore named Tendulkar’s and Sachin’s . He has his own sports fitness products brand named ‘S Drive and Sach’.
Sachin Tendulkar net worth has also been increased by numerous published books, such as ‘Sachin: The Story of the World’s Greatest Batsman’ written by Gulu Ezekiel, ‘Sachin Tendulkar-a definitive Biography’ written by Vaibhav Purandare, ‘Sachin Tendulkar – Masterful’ by Peter Murray, ‘If Cricket is a Religion, Sachin is God’ by Vijay Santhanam, Shyam Balasubramanian, and ‘Sachin Tendulkar: Masterful’ written by Peter Murray, Ashish Shukla. Soon a series of comic books by Virgin Comics will be published in which Tendulkar Sachin will be introduced as a superhero and which will very probably increase Sachin’s net worth even more.
In his persoanl life, Sachin Tendulkar married Anjali in 1995, and they have two children. He is the owner of a five-story mansion in Mumbai which is estimated to be worth $8 million, including a parking area for 50 cars. Due to his popularity he was a spokesman at the National Egg Coordination Committee in 2003-2005, AIDS Awareness Campaign in 2005 and Luminous India from 2010 until the present.