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IPL can rightly be credited as a game-changer for the sport in the country. Undoubtedly, IPL is the biggest cricketing league in the world. The league’s fan following is not only limited to India but all across the world. The tournament is nothing less than a festival for cricket fans. The league is a perfect balance of glamour, glitz, and sports. This tournament is the most viewed cricketing league in the world. The IPL has transformed the game at a global level. Here is a complete list of IPL team owners & their net worth.
There are a total of 10 teams in the tournament. An auction is organized every year for franchises to retain and release players which determines the fate of the players. The teams have a fixed amount of money that they can spend on buying new players. Hence, the selection of players has to be very planned and calculative.
Complete List of All IPL Team Owners 2024
|Best IPL Season
|Chennai Super Kings
|Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited
|Champions (2010, 2011, 2018, 2021,2023)
|GMR Group and JSW Group
|Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, and Karan Paul
|Bollywood Actress, Bombay Burmah Trading Company Limited
|Champions (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020)
|Kolkata Knight Riders
|Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla
|Red Chillies Entertainment and Mehta Group
|Champions (2012 and 2014)
|Sun TV Network
|Amisha Hathiramani, Manoj Badale, Lachlan Murdoch, Ryan Tkalcevic
|British Asian Trust
|Champions (2008), Finalist (2022)
|Royal Challengers Bangalore
|United Spirits Ltd.
|Steve Koltes, Donald Mackenzie, Rolly van Rappard
|Siddharth Patel of CVC Capital Partners
|Lucknow Super Giants
|Dr Sanjiv Goenka
|RP Sanjiv Goenka Group
IPL Team Owners | Punjab Kings Owner (Kings XI Punjab) – Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta’s IPL Team, Punjab Kings, is based in Mohali, Punjab. The Punjab Kings IPL team Owners is jointly owned by Ness Wadia of the Wadia Group and Bollywood actress Preity Zinta. Mohit Burman and Karan Paul have partnerships in the franchise too. However, the face of Punjab Kings is Preity Zinta. The bubbly girl of Bollywood has had a very successful and glamorous career in Bollywood. She regularly marks her presence in all the matches of Punjab Kings. Whenever we think of Preity Zinta’s IPL team, we can imagine her waving the team’s flag from the stands.
Punjab Kings Owner is extremely passionate about the team. She believes that she is the good luck of the team, so, she wants to be there with the team in every match. Preity Zinta currently has a net worth of about 31 million US dollars.
IPL Team Owners | Delhi Capitals Owner – Parth Jindal (JSW)
Delhi Capitals, the runner-up of the 2020 edition of IPL. The team is co-owned by the GMR group and the JSW group. The 13th edition of the IPL was the best season for the team. Delhi Capitals played their first-ever finals in the year 2020 under Shreyas Iyer. The team was named Delhi Daredevils back in 2008, but it was changed to Delhi Capitals, when the 50 % stake was sold to the JSW group.
IPL Team Owners | Rajasthan Royals owner – Manoj Badale (British Asian Trust)
This IPL team belongs to Jaipur, Rajasthan. It has been one of the most celebrated IPL team owners. Rajasthan Royals owners and team are often referred to as the Moneyball team of IPL. The team won the inaugural edition of the league in 2008. Though the team has been unsuccessful in winning any title since then. The team is jointly owned by Manoj Badale, Lachlan Murdoch, Amisha Hathiramani, Ryan Tkalcevic.
Rajasthan Royals owner Manoj Badale has a net worth of 160 million USD.
RCB Owner | United Spirits Ltd.
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Kolkata Knight Riders owner | Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla (Red Chillies Entertainment)
Kolkata Knight Riders are based in the city of Kolkata, West Bengal. Team KKR is one of the most successful teams in the league. The team has won two titles to date, in 2012 and 2014, led by Gautam Gambhir.
Sunrisers Hyderabad owner | Kalanithi Maran (Sun TV Network)
The team of Sun risers Hyderabad belongs to Hyderabad, Telangana. It won the title twice in the year 2016 and 2009 (named Deccan Chargers). DC was established in the year 2008, it was owned by the Deccan Chronicle group. After Deccan Chargers went bankrupt, the Sun TV network became the new owners and named the team Sunrisers Hyderabad. The team is owned by Kalanithi Maran and daughter Kavya Maran.
Sun TV Network is one of the biggest entertainment and media co. in India. The network owns 33 TV channels and 45 FM radio stations. The Sunrisers Hyderabad owner, Kalanithi Maran’s net worth is estimated to be $2.85 billion.
CSK Owner | N Srinivasan (India Cements)
Chennai Super Kings, king of IPL, is one of the most loved teams in the league. The team has won the title on 5 occasions, 2010, 2011, 2018, 2021 and 2023. Chennai Super Kings or CSK is led by former Indian captain MS Dhoni. CSK holds a unique record of being the only team in the IPL to have appeared in all playoffs, except 2020 and 2022. The record for the highest number of final appearances also belongs to CSK. In the year 2015, the team was banned for 2 years after the spot-fixing scandal by the Justice Lodha Committee.
N Srinivasan, head of India Cements is the Chennai Super Kings owner. Mr. Srinivasan has an approximate worth of 7.2 billion Indian Rupees.
Mumbai Indians Owner | Mukesh Ambani (Reliance)
The most successful team in the 16 seasons of the IPL is Mumbai Indians. The team has won the title 5 times. Mumbai Indians Owner is India’s biggest business tycoon and chairman of RelianceGroupp, Mr. Mukesh Ambani. He is the sole owner of the team with it’s 100% subsidiary IndiaWin. It is no surprise that the team owner in 2023 is the richest sports team owner in the world, Steve Balmer, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA slipped down to the second spot.
Mukesh Ambani has a net worth of $95.63 billion.
Owners of Lucknow Super Giants
The RPSG Group of Sanjiv Goenka is the owner of the new Indian Premier League team, Lucknow Super Giants. The company won the rights of the Lucknow team in the auctions which were hosted by BCCI in Dubai on October 25, 2021.
Sanjiv Goenka (RPSG Group) won the bidding war for a whopping 7090 crore. The RPSG bid was about 250% more than BCCI’s base price of INR 2000 Crores for the IPL team. Interestingly, Goenka Group had bid the highest at 7,000cr in the IPL 2022 team.
Gujarat Titans Owners
CVC Capitals is the owner of the latest addition to the team list of IPL. CVC Capitals won the bidding war by bidding a massive 5625 crores crore (over 692 million USD). The CVC Capitals’ bid was 160% more than BCCI’s base price for the IPL team. Hardik Pandya led Gujarat Titans and clinched the IPL 2022 title against Rajasthan Royals. The team won by seven wickets and became the first debut team to win the finals of the IPL.
Mukesh Ambani, the owner of IPL team Mumbai Indians is the richest among all IPL teams.
The Mumbai Indians franchise within the Indian Premier League (IPL) has claimed the top spot on Forbes’ list of the wealthiest sports owners globally in 2023, boasting a net worth of $83.4 billion.
The 2024 IPL Auction is scheduled to take place in Dubai on December 19, commencing at 11:30 AM local time and 1:00 PM IST. This marks the 17th auction for the IPL, following the previous one held in December 2022.
Chennai Super Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders
Lucknow Super Giants
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Topping this list is Chennai Super Kings, boasting a remarkably strong fan base. CSK commands an Instagram following of over 13 million, with 10.1 million fans on Twitter and 3.17 million subscribers on YouTube.