Christopher Henry Gayle popularly known as Chris Gayle was born on the 21st of September in 1979. He was born in Jamaica and has represented the West Indies International Team across all formats. He is married to Natasha Berridge and has a baby girl who has been named Blush. He is popular across the world for his insane hard hitting skills. He has shattered many records over the period of his career and continues to do so. Even though he does not represent the West Indies Team anymore he is still an active cricketer playing for multiple T20 sides across the world. Over the years he has racked up many records.
This includes his two triple centuries in Test cricket making him one of only four players to do so. He also hold the record for scoring the highest individual score in T20 cricket when he hit 175 for Royal Challenger Bengaluru in the Indian Premier League. He has also scored a double century in the 50 over World Cup which was the first ever in World Cup history when he scored it.
He is also the only player in the world other than New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum to score two T20 International Centuries. Here is a list of all the domestic teams he has represented over the years :
( 1998 – present ) Jamaica
( 2005 ) Worcestershire
( 2008 ) Stanford Superstars
( 2008 – 10) Kolkata Knight Riders ( squad no. 45 )
( 2011 – present )Royal Challengers Bangalore ( squad no. 333 )
( 2011 – 13 ) Sydney Thunder
( 2011 ) Matabeleland Tuskers
( 2012 ) Barisal Burners
( 2013 – present ) Jamaica Tallawahs
( 2013 ) Dhaka Gladiators
( 2014 ) Highveld Lions
( 2015 – 16 ) Melbourne Renegades ( squad no. 333 )
( 2015 ) Barisal Bulls
( 2015 – 16 ) Somerset ( squad no. 333 )
( 2016 ) Lahore Qalandars ( squad no. 333 )
( 2016 – present ) Chittagong Vikings
( 2016 – present) Karachi Kings ( squad no. 333 )
Chris Gayle Net Worth
Chris Gayle’s net worth is approximately $22 Million US dollars in 2017. This is including his salaries from cricket and other endorsements. He has an annual income of over $4 Million, making him one of the most richest cricketers in the world.
Chris Gayle is known to be a hardcore party enthusiast and spends his money on assets quite lavishly. He own multiple luxurious cars which includes a Mercedes Benz GL63 AMG , Mercedes Benz Caravan , an Audi R8 , Toyota Land Cruise V8 .
He also owns a Harley Davidson Fat Boy. He built a grand mansion in Jamaica which is valued at $4.5 Million which has all the facilities a 7 star hotel has and got world wide media attention when he posted pictures of the mansion.
Besides playing cricket and amassing huge salaries from the sport, he also has endorsements with many giants. This includes his endorsements for Spartan , who is his kit sponsor, Royal Challenge , etc., He is one of the biggest stars in cricket and hence most giants are willing to pay him very large amounts as salary for endorsing their brands. He is also known for his philanthropist activities.
Chris Gayle along with Kumar Sangakkara and Mahila Jayawardene refused to play in the Pakistan Super League final due to the fear that there might be some terror attack. However we will be able to watch Chris Gayle in action when he represents the Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the Indian Premier League which is due to start in a few months from now.
Chris Gayle will go down in the history of cricket as one of those players who can change the course of the game with his sheer power and strong shots which can send the ball out of the stadium quite easily. He is a player who remains to be a favorite among the fans and will continue to do so by being one of the best entertainers in the field. We wish him the very best of luck and look forward to see more action from him in the years to come.