Ambati Rayudu Net Worth 2024

Last Modified Mar 4, 2024 13:30 IST
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Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu was an Indian professional cricketer who played between 2013 to 2019. Born in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, the wicket-keeper batsman started his first-class career at the age of 16 when he represented Hyderabad in 2002. He then joined the India A team in the following year.

Rayudu was named the captain for the 2004 ICC U-19 World Cup. Until then, things looked fine as far as his international debut was concerned. But differences with other players and the association alongside his signing with the "rebel" Indian Cricket League cost him his chances. He restarted his domestic career after aligning with the BCCI's policies and leaving ICL in 2009.

Ambati showed his caliber with the bat for Baroda and the Mumbai Indians in the IPL, earning him a place in the Indian squad for the first time in 2012. He waited another year to finally make his international debut against Zimbabwe in the ODI series.

In the 2019 ICC World Cup, Rayudu was in a good condition to be selected for the Indian squad. But things took a turn and the selectors picked the all-rounder Vijay Shankar calling him a "three-dimensional cricketer". Rayudu took a dig at the selectors when he told everyone on social media that he had bought 3D glasses to watch the World Cup from home.

Soon after, he announced his shocking retirement from all formats of the game in July 2019. But later in August, he turned down his decision and announced that he was ready to play all formats of the game.

He was a prime player for the Mumbai Indians from 2010-2017 and had scored 300+ runs 5 times. He was then signed by the Chennai Super Kings and has shown immense batting performance for the yellow team thus far. He smashed his IPL career-best 600+ runs in his first year with the team. He was bought by CSK in the 2022 mega auction for 6.75 crore rupees. He was subsequently retained for the 2023 season, where he played a match-winning knock in the final to bring the curtains down on his career. Right now, He is focusing on different T20 leagues like CPL & DP World ILT20 to enjoy in his second innings of life.


What is Ambati Rayudu’s Net Worth in 2024?

Full NameAmbati Thirupathi Rayudu
Net WorthINR 48 crores or $6 million
Age38 years (DOB = September 23, 1985)
ResidenceVellaluru, Punnur, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
PositionRight-hand batter (Middle order batter)
Marital StatusMarried to Chennupalli Vidya (m. 2009)
Source of WealthInternational Cricket, IPL Matches, T20 leagues, Endorsement earnings
SalaryINR 7 crores + per annum
And INR 60 lakhs + per month
EndorsementsSS TON
Endorsement earningsINR 1 crore
Cars & their priceLand Rover Freelander 2, Audi & Ford Mustang Sports Car (Price = INR 1.5-2 crores)
TeamsTeam India, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, MI Emirates, Texas Super Kings

As of January 2024, Ambati Rayudu's net worth is estimated at 48 crore rupees or USD 6 million. He assembled this tremendous amount by playing International cricket, IPL matches, brand endorsements, and ad shoots as well. Successively, If we look at his year-by-year net worth, In 2018, it was $ 3.8 million, In 2019, it was $ 4.1 million, In 2020, it was $ 4.4 million, In 2021, it was $ 4.8 million, In 2022, it was $ 5.4 million, and in 2023, it was $ 6 million.

Ambati Rayudu Salary

Ambati Rayudu
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Rayudu Played his last International match against Australia on the 8th of March, 2019. Because He only played ODIs at that time, so, he used to come under a grade C contract published by BCCI. According to that, BCCI used to give him INR 1 Crore as a salary every year for playing ODI cricket.

But, Now, His salary comes majorly from endorsements and T20 leagues going all over the world. So, At present, He gets approximately INR 60 lakhs per month, which makes his annual salary approximately equal to INR 7 Crore.


Ambati Rayudu IPL salary

Ambati Rayudu
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The wicketkeeper-batsman from Andhra Pradesh made his entrance into the biggest cricket league when Mumbai Indians signed him in 2010. He first played in the middle order and then moved up to the number 3 position in the batting order. After playing for 8 years under the Mumbai Indians, he then moved to Chennai Super Kings in 2018, where he spent 5 seasons before calling it quits.

Overall, Rayudu earned INR 38,32,00,000 during his 14-year IPL career.


YearTeamSalary
2010Mumbai IndiansINR 12 Lakh
2011Mumbai IndiansINR 30 Lakh
2012Mumbai IndiansINR 30 Lakh
2013Mumbai IndiansINR 30 Lakh
2014Mumbai IndiansINR 4 Crore
2015Mumbai IndiansINR 4 Crore
2016Mumbai IndiansINR 4 Crore
2017Mumbai IndiansINR 4 Crore
2018Chennai Super KingsINR 2.2 Crore
2019Chennai Super KingsINR 2.2 Crore
2020Chennai Super KingsINR 2.2 Crore
2021Chennai Super KingsINR 2.2 Crore
2022Chennai Super KingsINR 6.25 Crore
2023Chennai Super KingsINR 6.25 Crore


Ambati Rayudu car collection

There is not a lot of information about his cars, but he has a couple of cars that give us some kind of information about his lifestyle. He owns a Land Rover Freelander 2, an Audi, and a Ford Mustang Sports Car which has an engine of 300 horsepower. The estimated value of all these cars ranges from INR 1.5 to 2 Crore.

In 2017, he was involved in a heated argument with a citizen while he was driving his way to Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium alongside his friend in Hyderabad. Reportedly, the senior citizen had called out the cricketer for his rash driving which took a serious turn when Rayudu stepped out of his Land Rover and the two started fighting. The senior citizen was seen using abusive language (In Telugu). The two started hitting each other after which the people separated them. The incident was caught in a video that started surfacing on the internet. As per reports, Rayudu tried to leave the place but was stopped by the people watching. There isn't any more information as to what happened after that.

Ambati Rayudu House

After achieving great heights in his cricketing career, traveling from cities to even different countries, Ambati Rayudu decided to settle in his hometown of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh.

His residence is situated in Guntur's Vellaluru area. The home is designed with a mix of modern and traditional feel. The furniture has the finest quality providing great comfort which adds to the house's beauty. The kitchen has been crafted specially to meet all the needs of a modular one. Rayudu has built a peaceful place to reside with his parents, wife, and two children.

Apart from the above, He has also invested in a couple of real estate properties nationwide.

Ambati Rayudu Endorsements

The right-hand batsman hasn't collaborated with many brands for endorsement. However, cricket gear manufacturer, SS TON has aligned with him for his bat, and cricket kit sponsorship. As per reports, He charges INR 1 Crore for this.

Ambati Rayudu Charity Work

There is no proper output about his Charity works, but, Recently, He joined Politics to do some kind of social service. He wanted to move from village to village, so that, he could meet people living there and help them.

However, on the 6th of Jan, 2024, He quit the YSRCP Party and stayed out of Politics. Later on, He clarified that he had to go to Dubai for his cricket commitments. He doesn’t want to do social service while playing cricket. He also said that he would always be there and stand for the people of Andhra Pradesh.

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In July 2023, He also donated a cheque of 5 lakhs to St. Xaviers High School in Mutluru for the development of the school and promised the refurbishment of the whole school building and the grounds. This gives us a clear indication of how generous he is.

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FAQs on Ambati Rayudu

As of January 2024, Rayudu's net worth is estimated at 48 crore rupees or $ 6 million.

Rayudu was born on 23 September 1985, in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. At present, He is 38 years old.

Yes, Rayudu is married. He married Chennupalli Vidya in the year 2009. They both met each other in the College.

Yes, Rayudu is retired. He declared his retirement from all forms of International cricket after winning the title for Chennai Super Kings in the year 2023.

Rayudu was not selected for the squad of WC 19 because the selectors wanted a three-dimensional player for the World Cup, but Rayudu was not a bowler, so he didn’t get that chance to fly to the UK.

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