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Happy Birthday PV Sindhu: A look at the athlete’s Endorsements, Net Worth and Charities

PV Sindhu is a recipient of India's fourth-highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri Award.

The Indian ace badminton player, PV Sindhu turned 27 on July 5 i.e., today. Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, also known as PV Sindhu, was born on July 5, 1995, in Hyderabad. She is a professional badminton player from India and the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal.

The ace shuttler first gained international recognition when she broke into the top 20 of the BWF World Ranking in September 2012, at the age of 17. She has been in the top 10 for most of her career.

The greatest achievement of Sindhu’s career occurred in 2016 when she became the youngest and first female athlete from India to win a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Later that year, she received India’s fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri Award.

Along with sports, Sindhu has also been very active in the commercial field. On her birthday let’s take a look at Sindhu’s Endorsements, Net Worth and Charities.

Endorsements:

Spinny, an online-to-offline (O2O) retail platform for selling and buying used cars, named Sindhu as its brand ambassador in October 2021.

In February 2019, Sindhu signed a four-year contract with the Chinese premium sports brand, Li-Ning. Her contract was the most lucrative sports sponsorship deal ever signed by an Indian female athlete. The deal was reportedly worth INR 53 crore.

Sindhu was named brand ambassador for JBL’s sports edition earphones in India. Sindhu has been the face of JBL’s sports headphones in numerous marketing and tv advertisements.

The athlete’s endorsement portfolio also includes Bridgestone, Moov, Bank of Baroda, Gatorade, Boost, Apis, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Ojasvita, Stayfree, Visa and Myntra.

Net Worth:

PV Sindhu’s total net worth is estimated to be $6 million USD, which is about INR 44 crore. PV Sindhu’s earnings are largely drawn from brand sponsorships.

PV Sindhu’s car collection includes BMW X5 SUV, BMW 320D, Mahindra Thar and a Datsun Redi-Go Sport.

Charities:

On a special episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9, Sindhu earned INR 25 lakh in prize money. She gave the entire amount to the Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, which is at the forefront of assisting cancer patients from lower-income families.

She also contributed INR 5 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Funds of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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