Sachin Tendulkar tops the list with USD 118 million
Sachin’s net worth is estimated to be a whopping 118 million USD. The Master Blaster has had tie-ups with the likes of Coca-Cola, Toshiba, Adidas, BMF etc.
He has also released a book titled ‘Playing It My Way’, and a movie ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ was released in 2017 detailing his rise into the greatest player of all time.
He has also served as a spokesperson for National Egg Coordination Committee and AIDS Awareness Campaign.
MS Dhoni–USD 103 million
MS Dhoni’s net worth is estimated to be around 103 million USD. He’s a part of BCCI’s central contract list and earns INR 5 crore as a result of that. besides, he is also the co-owner of ISL side Chennaiyin FC, Mahi Racing Team India and Ranchi Rays, which all help in adding to his wealth.
Ricky Ponting– USD 65 million
Touted as Australia’s greatest captain and one of the best batsmen to have ever played the game, Ricky Ponting was a part of the dominant Australian side that won three successive World Cups.
An extremely marketable athlete during his playing days, Ponting endorsed the likes of Rexona and Valvoline in the past and has also tried his hand at commentary with some success. He also set up the Ponting Foundation to spread awareness and raise funds for children diagnosed with cancer.
Virat Kohli–USD 60 million
Apart from being one of the finest cricketers on the planet at the moment, Virat Kohli, is also easily one of the most marketable athletes in the country. He is also the highest paid sportsman in the country.
Kohli’s net worth is estimated to be around 60 million USD. The Indian Test skipper endorses many top brands in the world including Puma, MRF, Colgate etc from where he makes most of his money.
He also has his own fashion company, WROGN and a fitness chain called Chisel Gym and Fitness Center.
Shane Warne– USD 50 million
Shane Warne is arguably the greatest ever spinner to have played the game of cricket and his success took him to all parts of the globe, even India where he represented the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.
Warne is worth a whopping 50 million USD. Following his retirement, Warne has served as a commentator and also plays poker professionally back in Australia.