Rohit Gurunath Sharma is one of the most recognizable name in the world of cricket because of his explosive batting in limited overs format as he is nicknamed as the ‘Hitman’ of Indian cricket.
He debuted for his country in 2007 and has garnered huge success over the course of time and has got quite a number of records to his name.
The right-handed batsman also occasionally plays as a right-arm off-break bowler and is also the vice-captain of the team in limited overs format.
He was born on 30 April 1987 in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra to parents Gurunath Sharma, who worked as a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse, and Purnima Sharma, who was originally from Visakhapatnam.
He also has an elder brother named Vishal Sharma. His father’s income was very low and so he grew up with his uncles and grandparents in Borivali and used to visit his parents during weekends who lived in a single-room house in Dombivli.
He joined cricket coaching with his uncle’s money in 1999 and soon had to shift his school to Swami Vivekanand International School because of better facilities and because his coach Dinesh Lad used to teach there.
He is the only cricketer to score three double hundreds in ODI cricket and his score of 264 is the highest in ODI cricket history which he made against Sri Lanka on 13 November 2014 at the Eden Gardens.
He got engaged to his best friend and personal manager Ritika Sajdeh on April 2015 and the couple got married on 13 December 2015.
Rohit Sharma Various Contracts
There was a recent change in the pay scale made by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and as a result Rohit gets a salary of Rs. 7 crores a year as he is listed under Grade A+ contract.
Indian premier League franchise Mumbai Indians bought Rohit Sharma for 2 Million Dollars in the 2011 IPL auction. In the 2018 auction he was retained by the team for Rs. 15 crores (US$ 2.36 million).
He is the first captain in the history of IPL to win the trophy thrice. The other captain to achieve the same feat is MS Dhoni of franchise Chennai Super Kings.
Rohit Sharma Endorsements
Rohit Sharma had signed a deal worth Rs. 2 crore with the sports goods manufacturer company Adidas. His bat and jersey has the brand logo engraved on it.
Rohit also endorsed for the brand Aristrocrat which is based on the leading luggage manufacturer company VIP.
Rohit is also the brand ambassador of the Swiss watch company ‘Hublot’ and endorses their brands. From endorsements alone, Rohit earns a massive 7 crores annually.
Rohit Sharma Net Worth
Rohit Sharma’s net worth is said to have increased by 26% in recent years and is predicted to grow approximately by 38%.
His current net worth stands at 20.1 Million Dollars (Rs 129.6 Crores) and his annual income is estimated to be around 3.2 Million Dollars (Rs 20.6 Crores).
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