The most hard-hitting batter to ever play the T20 format, Christopher Henry Gayle, turned 43 today i.e. September 21. Chris Gayle is known as one of the cleanest strikers of the ball in world cricket, especially in the limited-overs format.
With consistent performances over the years, he has been helmed as one of the greatest of all time and his records speak for themselves. Gayle owns the record for the most T20 centuries, and he has remained unbeaten in 15 of his 22 T20 hundred.
The Caribbean star has appeared in 446 T20 games and has scored 14261 runs at an average of 37 and a strike rate of 145.9. Even in one-day internationals, the universe boss has scored 10480 runs in 301 matches. The destructive opener also had a remarkable outing in the Test format, he has played over 100 Tests and scored over 7000 runs with three double centuries and two triple centuries to his name.
His serious onslaught with the bat on the field contrasts with the person he is off the field. The Caribbean player is upbeat and full of energy. His playing style and character traits have made him well-known in the business world as well. Let’s take a look at Gayle’s endorsements, net worth, investments and charities:
Chris Gayle has inked associations with various brands. He recently penned down an endorsement deal with 10Cric Official in which he is promoting the brand on his social media platform.
Other than this, he also endorses Attitude.com and Spartan Sports.
Chris Gayle’s net worth is estimated to be in the vicinity of INR 350 crore. The majority of his net worth is determined by his match salaries as well as his business ventures.
Chris Gayle lives in a three-story mansion in Kinston, Jamaica, his home country. The $2.5 million mansion includes multiple swimming pools, a sports zone, a gaming zone, a bar, and a restaurant.
The southpaw owns the 24 Carat Gold Universe Boss Bentley which is worth $5,00,000. Chris Gayle owns a Mercedes Benz GL 63 AMG variant as well as an Audi R8. Chris also has a Ferrari that is worth $5,80,000. Chris Gayle possesses a Harley Davidson FXSTSB Bad Boy variant worth $13,850 in the two-wheeler category.
Chris Gayle has made an undisclosed investment in a virtual gaming platform, IONA Entertainment. He has also invested in an Indian app startup called FlippAR, which provides Augmented Reality services.
Chris Gayle has also made an undisclosed investment in both Attitude.com and Spartan Sports.
The Universe Boss had launched Chris Gayle Academy in Jamaica and London. The academy trains kids in sports of their own choice. He also hosts The Chris Gayle Dinner to benefit heart patients in his country.