We might have witnessed our favourite cricketers performing well on the ground, but to our surprise, they are very successful in various activities off the field too. Be it business, politics or social work, they are participating in everything. And today, we will look at five such Indian cricketers who have been highly successful in the field of business and entrepreneurship.
- Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the captain of Indian Cricket Team and a world-class batsman of the current time. He is popularly known as the ‘Run Machine’. He is an inspiration for millions of fans around the world.
Besides being a dynamic player on the ground, he is equally a great businessman off the field. His estimated net worth is Rs 382 crores. He has invested money in more than one business. He runs a chain of gyms under the name Chisel. He has pumped money in startups called Stepathlon Kid and Sports Convo, of which he is also a brand ambassador. Apart from these, he also owns an e-commerce fashion brand Wrogn.
2. MS Dhoni
He is one of the most successful captain of the Indian Cricket Team. MS Dhoni might have retired from the International cricket, but his successful innings in the field of business are going well. Recently, he has purchased 25 per cent shares in a Chennai based sports tech startup, Run Adam. He is the co-owner of a lifestyle brand SEVEN, and of a football team named Chennaiyin FC. He also has stakes in SportsFit World.
3. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh, one of the best all-rounder that Indian cricket team ever had, popularly known as the Sixer King. He has not confined his career to cricket only. Through his fashion brand YouWeCan, he helped hundreds of patients to win the battle against the fatal disease of cancer. He has invested in multiple brands such as Vymo, Moovo, Black With Orange, Cartisan, Heathians, Educart and Sportsbeans. Also, he is the owner of a sports-based e-commerce store sports365.in. As per the website finapp.com, his current estimated net worth is at around Rs 162 crores.
4. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar has not lost his place in the hearts of his fans even after so many years of his retirement. The Master Blaster is the master in the field of business as well. He is the main investor in a technology company Smarton. He has investments in brands like Musafir and Smash Entertainment. He owns several restaurants as well. He is the co-owner of ISL franchise Kerala Blaster FC. Moreover, he is also a shareholder in S Drive and Sach.
5. Virender Sehwag
The former opening batsman of Indian Cricket Team has not remained behind from any of his fellow teammates in the field of business also. He owns a restaurant in Delhi named ‘Sehwag’s Favourites’. Apart from this, he has also invested in the Sehwag International School in Haryana.