The name Sachin Tendulkar needs no introduction to the world. The God of cricket, had become an everyday name since his debut in the world of cricket. ‘Sachin ne kitne banaye?’ (How much did Sachin score?) remained one common question everyone used to ask after every match for over two decades. Such was the love for the Master Blaster of Indian cricket. From debut at 16 to scoring a double ton in ODI to hitting 100 international centuries, Sachin’s life has been nothing less than an inspiration. With immense success at his feet, Sachin has also earned heavy. Today let us check Sachin Tendulkar net worth.
Sachin was born in Mumbai on April 24, 1973 in a Maharashtrian family. His father, Ramesh Tendulkar, was a well-known Marathi novelist. His mother, Rajni, worked in the insurance industry. Tendulkar got his name from his father’s most favourite music director – Sachin Dev Burman. Sachin was introduced to cricket at 11. SRT became the country’s youngest Test cricketer aged 16. In 1995, at the age of 22, Tendulkar married Anjali, a paediatrician. They are blessed with two children, Sara and Arjun.
Let us come back to cricket. In 2005, he became the first man to hit 35 centuries in Test play. In 2008, he breached another major milestone by eclipsing Brian Lara’s 11,953 Test runs barrier. Tendulkar then went on to clinch the World Cup in 2011 before his home stadium in Mumbai before wrapping up his record-breaking career in 2013. More than 34 thousand runs in international cricket is no easy feat!
Sachin Tendulkar Net Worth: Private fortune
Tendulkar filed a return of income in which he declared an income of Rs. 61 crore. Sachin Tendulkar owns a five-storey luxurious mansion in, Bandra, Mumbai. The house costs around $7.9 million. The house is specially designed keeping in mind Sachin’s passion for cars and it provides a parking space for 45-50 cars. He also owns two properties in Pune. No doubt, Sachin’s current income will be in excess of Rs. 100 crore. Though he has retired from the game, he is scoring high off-field. There will also be an increase in the income, especially given the popularity of the person. In 2013, Tendulkar was listed at 51st position in Forbes’ list of world’s highest-paid athletes, with his earnings estimated to be at $22 million. As per reports, his current net worth is whopping 118 million USD.
Sachin Tendulkar Net Worth: Car collection
Some of the car brands owned by Sachin Tendulkar include Ferrari, BMW and Benz. He purchased a few cars while others were gifted by sponsors. One can imagine after prolific and successful career in cricket, Sachin’s garage will not be filled with one or two cars. His collection includes BMW i8, BMW 750Li M Sport, BMW X5M 50d, BMW M5, BMW M6 Gran Coupe, Nissan GT-R, Ferrari 360 Modena, Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG.
Sachin Tendulkar Net Worth: Endorsements
If you are born in 90s, recalling about Sachin’s TVCs like Boost, Pepsi, Action Shoes and more invokes a deep nostalgia. The Master Blaster became the face of various popular brands, both Indian and foreign. Sachin’s list of brand endorsement deals through his career include, Boost, Pepsi, Action Shoes, MRF, Adidas, Britannia, Fiat Palio, TVS, ESPN Star Sports, Sunfeast, Canon, Airtel, Rorito, G-Hanz, Sanyo BPL, Toshiba, Colgate-Palmolive, Philips, VISA to name a few.
Sachin Tendulkar gets into his stride by endorsing brands such as Apollo Tyres, Castrol India, Ujala Techno Bright, Coca-Cola, Musafir.com, LivPure, Luminous fans and more. Sachin has also been a spokesperson for National Egg Coordination Committee (2003–05), AIDS Awareness Campaign (2005) and Luminous India (2010–present).
Sachin has two restaurants in Mumbai: Tendulkar’s located in Colaba and Sachin’s in Mulund, Mumbai. ‘Sachin’s’ also has an outlet in Bengaluru. Among the cash-rich folios, Sachin co-owned the Indian Super League (ISL) team Kerala Blasters in association with PVP Ventures owned by Prasad V Potluri. He also jointly owns Premier Badminton League team Bengaluru Blasters. All his sports team businesses are managed by Blasters Sports Pvt. Ltd, a company after his nickname ‘Master Blaster.’
He has invested in various business ventures. In 2001, he signed a sports management deal with ‘WorldTel’, which was valued at $12 million. In 2006, he signed another contract worth $28 million with ‘Saatchi and Saatchi’s ICONIX.
Its Sachin’s way
Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography ‘Playing It My Way’ book by Boria Majumdar and Sachin Tendulkar and published by Hachette India was released on in 2014. This book broke all records for a volume across both fiction and non-fiction categories with more than 1,50,289 copies confirmed on order subscriptions. It was entered in Limca Book of Records for 2016.
More than a game
Sachin has sponsored more than 200 underprivileged children every year through Apnalaya, a Mumbai-based NGO associated with his mother-in-law, Annabel Mehta. He once helped to raise Rs 7 crore in a campaign– for the creation of basic facilities, particularly toilets for girl students, in 140 government schools across the country. He was the brand ambassador for ‘Support My School’ campaign, which works towards the development of sanitation, water and infrastructure in Indian schools.
Sachin, in his crusade against cancer, has turned down endorsements deals with Alcohol and Tobacco brands worth Rs 26 crore. Once he made a request for donation and this request raised Rs 1.02 crore for the Crusade against Cancer foundation. He regularly organises eye donation and eye camps across the country. Being a Rajya Sabha MP, Sachin was strongly backed the idea of pension and coaching jobs for retired sportspersons.