Rohit Sharma, nicknamed ‘Hitman’ among his fans, made his way to top in his short cricket career. He is a top-order right-handed batsman who has set all high and unique records to himself. Although his journey in 2007 was full of ups and downs, he never gave up and today he became the top batsman of the Indian cricket team.
Let’s have a look at Rohit Sharma’s salary, net worth, endorsements, career, and personal life.
Rohit Sharma’s Net Worth
Rohit Sharma’s major sources of income are BCCI contracts, endorsements, match fees and IPL. His net worth recorded near as $18.7 million, which is equivalent to 124.5 crores Indian rupees. Interestingly, in 2015, Forbes listed Rohit Sharma in the list of top 100 Indian celebrities. The industry insiders estimated that Rohit earnings augmented by ₹75 crores per year.
Rohit Sharma’s Salary
Rohit Sharma comes in the Grade A+ category and earns 7 crores Indian Rupee per annum, despite his performance on the field. Apart from that, Sharma started his IPL career in 2008 with Deccan Chargers, with a cheque of ₹3 crores. And after successfully setting foot in Mumbai Indians as a team captain, Sharma becomes one of the highest-paid IPL player, charging a fee of ₹15 crores.
Rohit Sharma’s Endorsements
The ‘Hitman’ is a face of several brands independently and as a part of his IPL team Mumbai Indians. Some brands he endorsed are Nissan, Adidas, Restless Energy Drink, Maggie, Aristocrat, Leys, Trussox, Relispray, Highlanders & Hublot, Nasivian Nestle, Dreams 11, Sharp Electronics, Rasna and others. Rohit charges Rs 2 crore per day, which is the same for all media platforms from commercial to digital. Only through brand endorsement, Sharma makes a handsome sum of ₹ 7 crores.
Rohit Sharma’s Luxury Life
Rohit Sharma is the owner of a ₹ 30 crore luxurious apartment in Abuja Towers, Worli, which he bought back in 2017 and moved in with his wife and daughter. The beautiful apartment, spread over an area of 6,000 square feet, offers an amazing view of the Arabian Sea. The view of his home corner can be seen on his social media handles where he often uploaded his family-time and workout pictures. He also owns a collection of cars, in which his favourite is BMW M5, worth ₹1.5 crores.
Rohit Sharma’s Charity Work
Apart from being a top-class cricketer and a good father, Rohit Sharma is also a philanthropist. He donated funds to many charities worldwide. This year he donated ₹ 70 lakhs to help the government in the fight against coronavirus, along with ₹ 45 lakhs to the PM Care Fund and to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Relief Fund with ₹ 25 lakh. Not only this, Sharma also donated ₹ 5 lakhs each to Relieve Stray Dogs and to Zomato Feeding India.
In 2014 he joined PETA, People For Ethical Treatment Of Animals, to help homeless dogs and cats. Following year, Rohit campaigned for PETA titled, “Bat for Animals! Sterilize cats and Dogs”!
Rohit Sharma’s Career
Rohit Sharma, the opener batsman, has recorded 32 test matches, 224 ODI, 108 T20 to his name. He holds the world record of the highest scorer batsman in a one-day international match. While playing against South Arica in 2019 test match, Sharma broke the record of Shimron Hetmyer’s for the highest number of sixes. In 2020, ICC named him as the ODI player of the year.
Rohit Sharma’s Personal Profile
Full Name – Rohit Gurunath Sharma
Date Of Birth – 30 April 1987
Source Of Income – Cricket
Net Worth – ₹124.5 crores
Residence – Worli, Mumbai
Spouse – Rita Sajdeh; m. 2015
Children – Samaira (Daughter)
Hobbies – Travelling, playing video games, table tennis, watching movies
Favorite cricketers – Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh, Virendra Sehwag