One of the most famous Indian cricketers of all time, Rahul Dravid, celebrates his birthday today, January 11!
Rahul Dravid is India’s former national cricket team captain. He was nicknamed ‘The Wall’ or ‘Mr Dependable’ and was considered one of the world’s best batsmen.
Cricket is considered to be the penultimate gentleman’s game, and Dravid was considered to be an absolute gentleman on the field. He was very well known for his calm demeanour and positive attitude while playing the sport and off the field.
Dravid’s net worth
Today, Rahul Dravid’s net worth is estimated at approximately Rs 172 crore ($23 million). Dravid has earned this wealth and fortune by playing cricket and being part of several endorsement deals.
He has also been a commentator and cricket coach; aspects of his profession that have contributed towards his fast-growing net worth.
Here is some trivia about Dravid’s career which has helped his bank account reach this insane amount today -
As a coach of the Indian A and Under-19 teams, Rahul Dravid reportedly made around 5 crores in two years.
He was paid approximately Rs 60 lakh for being the Head of Operations of the National Cricket Academy.
Dravid refused a bonus sum of Rs 50 lakh offered to him when India won the Under-19 World Cup in 2018.
Dravid has a huge brand endorsement portfolio. He has undertaken advertising and marketing for brands like Reebok, Castrol, Gillette and Max Life. Most brands want him as their ambassador, owing to his clean personality and excellent work ethic.
What assets does Dravid own?
What forms part of Dravid’s net worth are his assets, which he proudly, but very humbly owns.
He has a luxurious house in Bangalore, worth approximately Rs 4 crore.
He has a luxury car collection that includes Mercedes Benz GLE worth about Rs 80 lakh, BMW Series 5 worth approximately Rs 72 lakh and an Audi Q5 luxury SUV worth roughly Rs 55 lakh.
Today, Dravid continues to be in the media’s eye as a strong personality, and someone every brand wants to approach for endorsements. An icon in his field, Dravid is a true achiever and role model for any young Indian.