The reason why India’s richest sportspersons are treated like celebrities is due their high income big endorsements and contracts given to them. Here is a list of richest sportspersons of India and along with their net worth
1. Sachin Tendulkar
The God of Cricket does not require any introduction. But for the layman he is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team and one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
His net worth is of $160 million.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. His net worth is of $ 110 million. Dhoni endorses brands like Reebok, Pepsi, GE Money and TVS Motors.
Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer who currently captains the India national team. His estimated net worth is $60 million, recently he is included in Forbes list as highest paid athletes.
Virender Sehwag is a former Indian aggressive batsman from Delhi, who has made it to the list of richest sportspersons in India because of his huge net worth of $ 40 million.
5. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game. He has battled against cancer to come back strong as a successful sportsman. He endorses the brand with big names like Puma and Microsoft, which makes him one of the richest sportspersons in India.
6. Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza is the most famous women tennis players of India, her estimated net worth value is $26 million. She also endorses some brands like Adidas, Wilson, FabB and more.
7. Saina Nehwal
Ace badminton player, Saina Nehwal, who has won several national and international titles in her shining career. Saina has held the top world ranking of no 2 hands has a net worth of $ 15 million.