Former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag is regarded as one of the most aggressive batsman of all time, and thus his triple hundreds and destructive batting nature have earned him a lot of fame and money.
Virender Sehwag net worth in 2017
The cricketer is living a rich life after his retirement from professional cricket, and has many sources of income. Sehwag earns a lot from endorsements, micro-blogging and has coaching experience as well.
According to Forbes reports, the Nawab of Najafgarh is 5th highest paid cricketer in India and has a net worth of $40 million.
Virender Sehwag’s Endorsements
Sehwag has endorsed brands like Adidas, Boost, Samsung Mobiles, Reebok, Hero Honda and many more. He charges around $ 350,000 for a yearly deal. In 2010, he signed with Karbonn Mobile and greatly increased the company’s sales. Viru earns around $ 4.1 million from endorsements.
Famous for his tweets on the social media website Twitter, Sehwag said in an interview that he earns about $ 3 million from his tweets.
Virender Sehwag has his own educational institution, Sehwag International School, located in Haryana. Sehwag started his entrepreneurship with his new school which has produced many state and national level athletes.
The Nawab of Najafgarh is an admirer of cars and has a limited-edition Bentley Continental Flying Spur sedan and a BMW 5 series.
He recently bought a sprawling mansion for himself and his family in the Hauz Khas area of Delhi, one of the most expensive localities in the capital.
The Haryana government offered Sehwag 23-acres of land to build an academy after his second triple-hundred, on which he built his school with the aim of educating children and promoting sports in the country.
Source of wealth
Professional Cricket, Endorsements, Micro-blogging