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Yuvraj Singh was born on 12th December 1981, in Chandigarh, India, and is an international cricket player, an all-rounder who began playing for the Indian team in one day internationals (ODI) in 2000.
Have you ever wondered how rich Yuvraj Singh is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Yuvraj`s net worth is as high as $35 million, from playing and endorsements. In addition to his international career, Yuvraj is also successful at club level, playing for several teams including the Kings XI Punjab, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Daredevils, among others, which has also improved his wealth.
Yuvraj Singh Net Worth $35 Million
Yuvraj is the son of a former cricket player Yograj and his now ex-wife Shabnam Singh; while growing up, Yuvraj trained for tennis and roller skating, but on his father`s initiative, Yuvraj quit both skating and tennis to focus on cricket.
He went to the DAV Public School in his hometown, and after matriculation dedicated himself fully to cricket.
His youth career started when Yuvraj was just a month under 12 years of age, with the Punjab Under-12s, in a game against Jammu and Kashmir-16s. The following year, Yuvraj started playing for the Punjab Under-19s, and in a game against the Himachal Pradesh Under-19s scored 137 not out. His numbers continued to increase, and he started to take a more serious position in India`s youth system, crowning his youth career with the Player of the Tournament award won at the 2000 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Thanks to the successful plays, he was invited into the Indian national team, and since then has dominated cricket fields across the world.
His international debut came in the ICC Knock-out Trophy against Kenya in the pre-quarterfinal, and in the next match against the Australia in quarterfinals, he was named man of the match, scoring 84. He has now played in 293 ODI matches, scoring 8329 runs. Furthermore, Yuvraj has also collected 55 T20 matches, in which he scored 1134 run with a batting average of 29.07. Also, for a short time Yuvraj vice-captained the T20 team.
When it comes to test matches, Yuvraj has played 40, scoring 1900 runs at an average of 34, and taking nine wickets at an average of 60. He has also played another 133 first-class games. These days he is restricted to the shorter forms of the game.
Furthermore, Yuvraj is a brand ambassador for Microsoft` Xbox 360 console for India, and for sports365.in., which contribute significantly to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Yuvraj has been married to model and actress Hazel Keech since 30th November 2016.
Back in 2011, Yuvraj was diagnosed with stage one lung cancer, but after chemotherapy he defeated the illness, and returned to cricket, but to the one-day games only.
Singh is also a well-known philanthropist; he started the YouWeCan foundation, which focuses on helping cancer patients. Also, he was a part of the “Celebrity Clasico 2016”, held in order to raise funds for various charitable organizations.