A hard-hitting right-handed opener and a part-time right-arm off-spinner Virender Sehwag, also known as “Viru” or the “Nawab of Najafgarh,” is one such golden player who maintains his cool even though under extreme duress. He’s been a hard-hitting right-handed opener and a part-time right-arm off-spinner.
Let us have a look at Sehwag’s net worth:
Mr. Virender Sehwag’s estimated net worth is about 40 million dollars or 286 crore rupees in Indian currency. This huge sum was collected from his BCCI salary, IPL contracts, and private companies. Sehwag makes a lot of money via sponsorships, micro-blogging, and coaching. According to Forbes, the Nawab of Najafgarh is India’s fifth highest-paid cricketer.
Sehwag is paid a whopping 5.7 million dollars by BCCI alongside receives a large sum of money from IPL matches held in India. Being the head coach of Kings XI Punjab, for whom he has signed an IPL deal worth $1.8 million.
Endorsements from companies such as Boost, Samsung Mobiles, Adidas, Reebok, Hero Honda, and others have boosted his net worth significantly. For an annual offer of sponsorship, he costs a staggering $350,000/-. In 2010, he joined Karbonn Mobile and significantly enhanced the company’s revenue. Endorsements bring in about $4 million a year for him.
Sehwag is also very active on social media, especially Twitter. His tweets are said to bring in about $3 million a year.
Virender Sehwag has purchased a mansion in Delhi’s Hauz Khas neighborhood for himself and his family. This is one of the city’s most exclusive neighborhoods.
Sehwag owns a world’s most prestigious luxury automobiles. Luxury cars such as the Bentley Continental Flying Spur and the BMW 5 series are among the brands he owns.
Sehwag, has his own academic establishment in Haryana called Sehwag International School. Sehwag began his business career with his new school, which has generated numerous state and national-level athletes.