Hardik Pandya earned a staggering amount of Rs 25 crores in 2019 and this is how he spends it
Post his injury, Pandya was set to return back to the cricket field by donning the Mumbai Indians jersey in IPL 2020.
Updated - May 22, 2020 8:19 pm
India stalwart Hardik Pandya is one of the highest-paid cricketers at the moment. The all-rounder has gained many accolades for his performances over the years. Despite being sidelined from the Indian side since the past few months due to an injury, Pandya is still looked upon as one of the most talented all-rounders in the international circuit.
Along with his cricketing skills, Pandya’s brand value and luxurious lifestyle also steal the limelight many a time. In the Forbes Celebrity 100 list for 2019, Pandya clinched the 32nd spot, well above the likes of Karan Johar, Shahid Kapoor and fellow Indian cricketers Jasprit Bumrah and KL Rahul. According to Forbes, Pandya earned a staggering amount of Rs 24.87 crores in 2019. Hence, living a grand lifestyle is an everyday affair for the all-rounder.
Talking about how the all-rounder earner around Rs 25 crores last year, Pandya earned a fair share through his BCCI and IPL contract. Pandya who is under the Grade B contract offered by the BCCI, one that earns him Rs 3 crore per annum. Pandya is a part of one of the richest teams of the IPL and he was retained by the franchise for Rs 11 crore for IPL 2020. IPL 2020 is in jeopardy at the moment but the players still do get their fee.
Hardik Pandya owns an extravagant penthouse in Baroda
Apart from his BCCI and IPL contract, endorsements are also a vital part of his income, according to a report published in the GQ. Pandya is the face of multiple brands due to the fame which he has earner. He has recently endorsed brands like HalaPlay, Gulf Oil, Star Sports, Zaggle, Sin Denim, D:FY, Boat and Oppo.
Pandya’s luxurious lifestyle is often reflected through his TV and public appearances. He has a strong liking for glittering jewellery and he has been spotted with a white gold chain or diamond-studded watch on several occasions.
Pandya’s ‘wheels’ also reflect his rich lifestyle. The right-hander owns a Land Rover Range Rover Vogue and a mighty Mercedes AMG G63 SUV, with the latter being priced at Rs 2.19 crore.
To top it off, Pandya’s extravagant penthouse in his hometown Baroda reflect his opulent lift. Pandya, along with his elder brother Krunal, lives in a massive 6,000 square feet penthouse in Baroda.
Post his injury, Pandya was set to return back to the cricket field by donning the Mumbai Indians jersey in IPL 2020. However, with the postponement of the league, fans will have to wait for a little longer to witness Pandya back in action.