Sachin Tendulkar is famous as the former Indian batsman and captain of the cricket team. In 2005, Sachin Tendulkar made history as first batsman making 35 centuries (100 runs in a single inning) in International Test match. Continue reading to find the net worth of Sachin Tendulkar in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Sachin Tendulkar was born as Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar on 24th April 1973 in Mumbai (former Bombay), Maharashtra in India. Sachin’s father, Ramesh Tendulkar was a renowned Marathi novelist while Sachin’s mother was an insurance agent. Ramesh Tendulkar named his son after his favorite music director, Sachin Dev Burman. Sachin has two half-brothers named, Nitin and Ajit, and one half-sister named, Savita.
On 24th May 1995, Sachin Tendulkar married a pediatrician Anjali who is six years his senior. Anjali is the daughter of Anand Mehta (Gujarati industrialist) and Annabel Mehta (British social worker). Sachin and Anjali have two children, Sara (b. 12th October 1997) and Arjun (b. 24th September 1999).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Sachin was called ‘God of Cricket,’ ‘Little Master,’ and ‘Master Blaster’ for batting (right-handed) and bowling (Right-arm medium, leg break and off break). Sachin Tendulkar played for the Indian team from 1989 to 2013. He was one of the five top IPL cricketer icons and earned a paycheck of 15% more than other team members of Mumbai.
Sachin Tendulkar’s 5 years contract management deal with WorldTel was worth $4.5 million (1995). His next five years contract management deal with WorldTel was worth US$12 million (2001). His 3-year contract with Saatchi and Saatchi’s ICONIX was worth US$27 million (2006).
Sachin Tendulkar and Prasad V Potluri co-owns the Kochi ISL team in the Indian Super League Football. This team is called Kerala Blasters named after Sachin’s nickname. Sachin owns Bengaluru Blasters that plays in the Premier Badminton League.
Sachin Tendulkar has endorsement deals with brands such as Action Shoes, Adidas, Airtel, Boost, Britannia, Canon, Castrol India, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, ESPN Star Sports, Fiat Palio, G-Hanz, MRF, Musafir.com, Pepsi, Philips, Reynolds, Sanyo BPL, Sunfeast, Toshiba, TVS, Ujala Techno Bright, and VISA.
Sachin Tendulkar and Sanjay Narang of Mars Restaurants co-founded two restaurants. These include ‘Tendulkar’s Colaba’ in Mumbai and Sachin’s Mulund in Mumbai and Bangalore.
In 2007, Tendulkar teamed with Manipal and Future Groups for launching ‘S Drive and Sach’, healthcare and sports fitness products. This resulted in Virgin Comics publish comic books with Sachin Tendulkar as a superhero.
On 6th November 2014, Sachin published his autobiography ‘Playing It My Way’ by Hachette India. This book sold over 150289 copies; thereby, broke all records of hardcopy fiction and non-fiction categories. Also, there is a list of books on Sachin Tendulkar written by other writers.
Sachin Tendulkar has been awarded and honored for his outstanding achievements in Sports. These include Arjuna Award (1994), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (1997), Padma Shri (1999), Maharashtra Bhushan Award (2001), Padma Vibhushan (2008), Bharat Ratna (2014).
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of 2019, the net worth of Sachin Tendulkar is $175 million. He earns an annual income of $11 Million from BCCI, his endorsement deals, restaurants and others. Sachin Tendulkar got his luxury house designed in 19-A, Perry Cross Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai (2009). He owns ten luxury cars including BMW 750Li M Sport, BMW i8, BMW M5, BMW M6 Gran Coupe, BMW X5M 50d, Ferrari 360 Modena, Maruti 800, Maruti Esteem, Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG, and Nissan GT-R.
Sachin Tendulkar is an active spokesperson for organizations. These include National Egg Coordination Committee (2003–05), AIDS Awareness Campaign (2005) and Luminous India (2010–present). Through his mother-in-law, Annabel Mehta’s Mumbai-based NGO, Apnalaya, Sachin annually sponsors 200 underprivileged children. Via Twitter, Tendulkar raised US$150,000 for Crusade against Cancer foundation.
Real Name: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Age: 45 years (2018)
Height: 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight: 62 kg
Wife: Anjali Tendulkar
Children: Arjun Tendulkar (Son), Sara Tendulkar (Daughter)
Net Worth: $175 Million
Source of Wealth: Cricket Player