Mithali Raj – ‘The Tendulkar of Indian women’s cricket’, is one of the greatest batswomen to have ever graced the cricket field. The captain of the ODI side has been part of the Team India for two decades now and has broken several records in her career. Mithali is the highest run-scorer in WODI and the only women to cross the 6,000 run-mark. She is also India’s leading run-scorer in WT20I. Unsurprisingly, Raj is one of the highest earners in women’s cricket. Where she stands in comparison with men’s cricketer is a question for another day. But Raj is famous not only on the field with her bat but also off-field amongst brands. Here is Mithali Raj Net worth:
Mithali Raj Net worth
Mithali debuted back in 1999 when she was just 16 and has come a long way since then. The veteran of 5 Women’s ODI World Cups, Mithali led India to the first-ever World Cup final in 2017. She has also scored 7 ODI centuries and 52 half-centuries, most by a women cricketer.
The right-hander is a part of BCCI’s Annual contract under Grade A. She is one of the only four Indian women’s in Grade A, earning ₹50 lakh. The grading system, which was introduced in 2018 was the first time Indian women were handed annual contracts.
Raj has also played the role of batting consultant for Indian women’s team, playing as a player-coach. But apart from her annual fees, match fees in tests, ODI and T20s, Mithali is famous amongst various brands as their ambassador.
As per various reports, Mithali Raj’s estimated net worth is $1 million (₹6,87,50,000).
A few months ago, Mithali signed a bat deal with New Zealand-based batmakers Laver & Wood. Her contract is reportedly worth ₹20 lakh. Apart from that, the veteran has also signed deals with some of the famous worldwide brands like Uber and Rio Tinto’s Australian diamonds by world-famous jewellery brand Joyalukkas.
Raj has also been a part of advertisements for Royal Challenge and American Tourister. She has promoted brands like Allen Solly, So Good (Food Products), NexGen Fitness Studio, Fast&Up India (A sports nutrition brand) on her social media accounts.
The 36-year-old reportedly charges ₹20-30 lakhs for brand endorsements.
Mithali owns a luxurious home in Hyderabad, reportedly worth ₹2.2 crores. The cricketer has BMW 320d (whose price starts from ₹ 39.80 lakhs) and Ford cars in her collection.
After successfully leading India to the first-ever World Cup final in 2017, Viacom 18 Motion Pictures snapped the rights to produce a biopic on Mithali Raj’s life.