10 Cricketers who own private jets
Some of the cricketers have never spoken about owning a private jet.
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma, Hardik Pandya (Images via Twiter)
There is no denying the fact that cricketers earn a lot. They earn not just from the salaries they get from their respective boards, but the T20 league matches, and brand sponsorship/endorsement lead to their accumulation of huge fortune.
Most of the cricketers lead a lavish lifestyle and own luxurious items like housing properties and cars. But do you know that some of these rich cricketers also own private jets?
But before reading, it’s important to tell that this information is collected from other reports so can’t claim whether they are true or not. Some of the cricketers have never spoken about owning a private jet also. Nevertheless, here is what could be found through much scrolling and searching, though again how much they are true cannot be found.
10 Cricketers who own private jets
- Sachin Tendulkar
Called by many Indians the “God of Cricket”, Sachin Tendulkar’s batting records are dreams for other batsmen. He has scored the most ODI and Test runs and he also scored 100 centuries in international cricket. His private jet cost him $12.7 million.
- Virat Kohli
Kohli reportedly has a net worth of $127 million and is one of the richest athletes in the world. He has 150+ followers on Instagram. There were reports that Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma traveled by his private jet when the Indian team visited Australia and New Zealand. His private jet cost him $6.1 million.
- Kevin Pietersen
Despite his retirement from cricket, former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen is one of those cricketers who doesn’t shy away from giving his opinions. In an interview session with The Guardian in 2015, when he was asked about private jets, he said: “I think that is every boy’s dream.” He also said that if he wasn’t a cricketer, he would have been a pilot. Pietersen now owns a private jet worth $31 million.
- MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni is India’s most successful captain. He has led the side to three ICC trophies (T20 World Cup, ODI World Cup, and the Champions Trophy). Apart from leading India, he also captains Chennai Super Kings, which only added a lot to his net worth, making him one of the richest athletes in India. He likes bikes, adventures, the Indian army, and the sky. He reportedly owns a private jet that costs $12.3 million.
- Shane Warne
Shane Warne was known for his exploits with the ball on the field. And off the field, he was there were controversies. He led a lavish lifestyle and was known for his being a party lover. The Spin Wizard died in 2022 due to a cardiac arrest while vacationing in Thailand. He owned a private jet worth $20 million. But as mentioned before, though some reports say he had a private jet that took his body from Thailand to Australia, in truth, that was a private jet of his billionaire friend.
- Brendon McCullum
The former Brendon McCullum was known for his incredible hitting abilities. He now coaches England’s men’s national team, and since his joining the side, Ben Stokes and Co. are achieving incredible results in Test cricket. He is also one of the richest cricketers in New Zealand and bought a jet worth $17 million.
- Jacques Kallis
The former South African cricketer is considered one of the best all-rounders in the world. He is also one of the richest cricketers in South Africa. His private jet cost him $13 million.
- Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev is considered to be the first Indian athlete to own a private jet. He had been one of the most destructive all-rounders during his playing days. He also led the Men in Blue to their first World Cup win in 1983.
- Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya‘s buying of a private jet was reportedly announced on Instagram in August 2022. The price of his jet must be between Rs 15-30 crores.
- Adam Gilchrist
The former Australia cricketer was one of the most destructive batsmen during his playing days. He reportedly has a 12 million dollars private jet which he uses for vacations with his family.
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