The world’s biggest cricket player, the God of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 49th birthday on Sunday, April 24, 2022. The right-handed batsman made his debut at the age of 16 against Pakistan and since then, he never looked back.
Tendulkar finished his career as the leading run-getter in international cricket, with 34,357 runs across formats which includes 15,921 in 200 Tests, 18426 in 463 ODIs and 10 in one T20 international. Tendulkar became the first male cricketer in ODI history to score a double century, he achieved this milestone against South Africa on February 24, 2010, in Gwalior. He appeared in a World Cup record six times and eventually ended up on the winning side in his final appearance, in 2011 at the Wankhede Stadium, when India defeated Sri Lanka in the final.
Sachin played his 200th and final match at the Wankhede stadium in November 2013, during India’s Test series against the West Indies. Over the years, the Master Blaster has achieved a lot on and off the field. The brands have bestowed massive faith in him considering his popularity across the globe. Along with endorsing numerous brands, he has also made several lucrative investments. Let’s have a look at the former cricketer’s active endorsements, net worth, investments and charity.
Sachin Tendulkar entered into a strategic partnership with a Bengaluru-based education tech startup, Unacademy and has been appointed as its brand ambassador. The deal includes the app’s users getting coached by the 49-year-old through a series of live interactive classes on the Unacademy platform.
Along with this, Tendulkar has also partnered with the car retail platform, Spinny.
Furthermore, the former opening batsman has also signed deals with DBS Bank India, Ageas Federal Life insurance, Mutual Funds Sahi Hai, Apollo Tyres, Gillette and Chalo app.
Sachin Tendulkar’s net worth in 2022 is well almost $170 million (INR 1250 crore), making him one of the world’s richest sportsmen. The reason behind this huge number is his investments in real estate, premium cars, restaurants and other business ventures in various sectors. The Master Blaster owns real estate worth over INR 500 crore.
Over the years, Sachin Tendulkar has invested in many different brands. His business venture also includes 100MB, which is an exclusive cricket content platform and a popular mobile game named Sachin Saga Cricket Championship. The Mumbai Indians‘ (MI) icon has also invested in Smaaash Entertainment, a cutting-edge sports-related entertainment company.
The 49-year-old has also purchased the equity of around $2 million in JetSynthesys.
Moreover, Tendulkar has also invested an undisclosed amount in Spinny.
The specialist of the straight drive has always been an active contributor to social welfare. He is involved in multiple welfare foundations to serve the nation in several different ways.
Sachin Tendulkar has worked with the EKUM Foundation to provide comprehensive financial assistance to marginalised parts of society to create better health care and education ecosystem.