Like many of his fellow Indian cricketers, Yuvi made a fortune from his successful playing career. Here is the complete Yuvraj Singh Net Worth…-- Advertisement --
Indian cricket went through a rough patch in the late 1990s. BCCI had sacked the former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin for allegations of being involved in match-fixing. India tried a lot of new captains including Sachin Tendulkar, but yet couldn’t find a good replacement. India eventually found a new leader by the name Sourav Ganguly. ‘Dada’ introduced a new brand of cricket and created an all new Indian squad with extremely energetic young cricketers. In the ICC Knockout Cup 2000, Ganguly selected a young talented cricketer from Chandigarh.
This 19 year-old lad had recently lifted the ICC U-19 World Cup for India as a captain as well as the Player of the Tournament. He didn’t disappoint the selectors and the Indian fans. He scored a blistering 84 off just 80 balls against the world champions Australia and knocked them out in the quarter-final. This was his very second International match! Yuvraj Singh very effectively sent a message across that he was going to be in this business for a long time and will eventually become the ‘Prince of Indian cricket’. Yuvi has had an illustrated 17 years long cricket career and has eventually been rewarded for it correctly. Let us have a look at Yuvraj Singh net worth, earnings and salary.-- Advertisement --
Net Salary: Yuvraj Singh Net Worth
Kings XI Punjab bought Yuvraj in the year 2008 for $925,000 (almost ₹5.8 Crore). In 2014, he became the highest paid cricketer in IPL (among non-retained players). He was bought for ₹14 Crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore.
In 2016 he broke the record of becoming the cricketer highest paid cricketer in IPL history when Delhi Daredevils bought him for ₹16 Crore.
In 2017, Sunrisers Hyderabad bought Yuvraj for ₹7 Crore. But in the 2018 season, Kings XI Punjab bought him for a base price of ₹2 Crore. He ended his IPL career by playing along side Mumbai Indians in IPL 2019. Mumbai Indians bought Yuvraj for a base price of ₹1 Crore. Till the year 2017, he was under BCCI’s contact and was a part of the list of Grade B players. BCCI paid him ₹1 Crore per year.
Yuvraj Singh currently is the 6th Highest paid athlete in India. His total assets are worth $35 Million (₹241 Crore).
Endorsements: Yuvraj Singh Net Worth
Yuvraj has been a very popular figure in our nation. Since his debut, his wonderful performances like 69 off 63 in the very famous 2002 NatWest Final against England have led him in making a superstar in Indian cricket. He already had a very stylish aura around him since his debut.
Hence, a lot of popular brands have used his popularity effectively.
He was Microsoft’ brand ambassador in 2006 for Xbox 360 Video Games. He appeared in the ad with Akshay Kumar. Yuvraj was Codemasters’ ambassador when they released their video game called ‘Yuvraj Singh International Cricket 2007’.
Yuvi has endorsed a lot of globally popular brands like Puma, Pepsi, Revital, Reebok, Birla Sun Life, Royal Mega Stag, Laureus & Benz, Whirlpool, Cadbury and LG. Apart from just advertisements, Yuvraj had a voice over for a character in the 2008 animated Bollywood movie Jumbo, starring Akshay Kumar.
Recently, right after his retirement in June 2019, Applause Entertainment’s ‘The Office’ used Yuvraj Singh as a way to promote their show new show. Even though Yuvraj has retired, he can never retire as a brand. This is because he is seen as a warrior who battled cancer and then later came back to represent the national team once again. He also has written an autobiography called ‘The Test of my Life’, which talks about he battled cancer and made a comeback.
Investments: Yuvraj Singh Net Worth
Currently, Yuvraj is living in a luxurious flat along with his wife in Worli, Mumbai. The flat is worth ₹60 Crore. Other than his home, Yuvraj has properties worth ₹45 Crore all across the country. He owns a lot of luxury cars like Audi Q5, BMW 3 Series, Bentley Continental etc. which are worth ₹8 Crore. In 2016, Yuvraj Singh invested in his own fashion-brand called ‘YWC Clothing’. It has earned a lot of positive response in the Indian market and has been successfully making sales on online platforms like Myntra.
In 2012, right after his cancer treatment, Yuvraj along with his mother Shabnam Singh inaugurated the foundation called ‘YouWeCan’. Yuvraj set up YouWeCan to spread cancer awareness among Indians. In 2012 itself, they also launched an app on Microsoft mobile phones. Whenever the user bought the app, they contributed ₹565 as a donation for this foundation. Colors TV released a show ‘Zindagi Abhi Baaki Hai’. It was inspired by Yuvi’s story of how he battled cancer for almost more than a year. In 2015, Yuvi also invested around ₹40-50 Crore in online start-ups to expand YouWeCan ventures on a larger scale. Initial investments were in companies like Vyomo, Moovo, Healthians, EduKart, JetSetGo and Cartisan.
Like mentioned earlier, YWC Clothing is also a part of this initiative. Yuvraj also played the ‘Celebrity Clasico’ in 2016. It is a friendly football game played between the Indian cricket team against the Indian film & TV industry with the motive of generating funds for the charity itself. In one of the matches in IPL 2016, Yuvi’s team Delhi Daredevils wore a pink kit to spread awareness about breast cancer, using YouWeCan as its medium.
Yuvraj Singh was born to Yograj Singh and Shabnam Singh on 12th December, 1980 in Chandigarh, Punjab. His father Yograj Singh was a professional cricketer (presently an actor in Bollywood as well as the Punjabi movie industry). He represented India in 7 international matches. Yograj trained and mentored Yuvraj and made him one of the best athletes to have ever played the game of cricket. His mother Shabnam Singh is a house wife. Yuvraj got married to Hazel Keech in the year 2016.
Yuvi has represented the Indian cricket team in 402 matches and has scored 11,868 runs with 17 centuries to his name. He was the ‘Man of the Tournament’ in inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. In the same tournament, he became the first batsman to score 6 sixes in an over in T20s. Yuvi still holds the record for the fastest fifty in T20 cricket (in 12 balls). Yuvraj Singh was the main reason behind India lifting the World Cup on 2nd April 2011 at the Wankhede Stadium of Mumbai. He scored 362 runs and picked 15 wickets in the tournament and became the first batsman to score 300+ runs and pick 15 wickets in a single World Cup and became the ‘Man of the Tournament’.
Yuvraj Singh battled lung cancer in 2011 but returned back to the Indian squad in the 2012 T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka! After recovering from cancer, Yuvi represented India in T20 world Cups of 2012, 2014 and 2016 and also represented India in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. He announced his retirement from all forms of cricket recently on 10th June 2019.