As we all know Virender Sehwag is a former Indian cricketer, and also a former captain of India, Everyone knows this destructive Opening Batsman but very few of them know about his childhood, his Journey and about his Family.
Sehwag was born in a middle-class family of a grain merchant, they basically belong to Haryana but they are settled in Delhi now. Sehwag’s father Krishnan and mother Krishna Sehwag have 4 children so, Sehwag was the third of four children with two older sisters Manju and Anju and brother Vinod (younger).
He has tied his knot with Aarti Ahlawat and this couple has two kids named Vedant and Aryavir.
Talking about his initial school days. Sehwag was the student of Vidya School in Delhi (There he started to play cricket, in fact, he pestered his parents to let him play cricket). After completing the school days, Sehwag has achieved his graduation degree from central University “Jamia Milia Islamia”.
Virender Sehwag Net Worth
The net worth of this most destructive batsman is around $43 million US dollars as of 2017 with the annual income of approx. 15 crore rupees. There are various sources of money for Sehwag but he is gathering a large amount of money of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Since being a sportsman, we all know that he can still earn so much money by performing coaching work (As he did for KXIP last year in the IPL), by doing a commentary on a cricket match but want to focuses on that source of money for Sehwag that you guys will not even think of.
We all know that Sehwag is called as “Twitter-king” because of his witty humor-filled tweets on the micro-blogging site Twitter and would you believe these tweets earn him so much money? In the recent interview Virender Sehwag said He has earned around Rs. 30 Lakh through his tweets in last six months.
Apart from that, he has also signed various deals with the companies like Royal challenge, Hero Honda, J.K Cement.
As many of you know that Sehwag is known to spur with his exclusive car collection, and it is pretty obvious for a man who has almost $43 million dollars and still making money.
So, talking about his car, he currently owns Bentley continental flying spur sedan” which is considered as one of the best collection in the range of latest Bentley, He also owns “BMW 5 Series” which is also one of the luxury cars.
Talking about other assets Sehwag is the Owner of “Sehwag International School”, which has also received many awards like Sehwag such as “Asia’s most Distinguished School award 2015”. Also, 5th Rajiv Gandhi excellence award was given to Mrs. Aarti Sehwag (Wife of Virender Sehwag and chairperson of the school) for creating the most innovative institution.
Nawab of Najafgarh has many precious awards under his belt. He received “Arjuna Award” almost 15 years ago in 2002. After that, he was awarded as the “ Wisden Leading cricketer of the world” in two consecutive years. Talking about the other awards he received in his legendary cricket is “The ICC test player of the year” in 2010 for his great form in that calendar year. And at last this Indian Opener batsman has been conferred the Padma Shri, the civilian award given for distinguished service in any field and announced on the occasion of Republic day every year. So, the complete list of awards is here
• Arjuna Award (2002)
• Wisden leading cricketer in the world (2008, 2009)
• ICC Test player of the year (2010)
• Padmashree (2010)
Since we all know that Sehwag always remains the headline of the news channels, sometimes because of his contribution to sports, sometimes due to his Twitter banter.
But talking about his career as a mentor, the latest statement released by KXIP clearly states that Sehwag will stay as director/mentor of the team for IPl 2017 and it is also the possibilities that Sehwag will be given the coaching responsibilities after Sanjay Bangar quits as a coach of KXIP (Just a possibility, it’s not sure yet as KXIP seeking for Indian Coach).
Apart from this role, We will also see Sehwag in the commentary box giving us the live commentary of the match or as a pitching analyst giving the analysis of the cricket pitch before the match. So, the career of Sehwag as a cricketer is over, but his career as a sportsperson or supportive sportsperson is not over yet.