Ricky Ponting Net Worth

Ricky Ponting Net Worth : $65 million

Profile

An Australian Cricketer

Ricky Ponting Annual Income

$4.1 million (including salary and endorsements)

Nationality

Australian

Source of Wealth

Endorsements, Cricket

Years of Experience

23 years (approx)

Date of Birth

December 19, 1974

Education

Attended Mowbray Heights Primary and Brooks High School

Marital Status

Married

Children

2

Ricky Ponting’s Total Net Worth

Ricky Ponting is an Australian cricketer and the former captain of Australian cricket team with a net worth of $65 million. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the history of the cricket, besides India’s Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara of the West Indies. Nicknamed as “Punter”, he is a right-handed batsman, slips and close-catching fielder and a very occasional bowler. Ponting plays for the Tasmanian Tigers in Australia, the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League while he also represented the Kolkata Night Riders in the Indian Premier League. He reached the highest rating as a Test batsman in the last 50 years, on December 1, 2006. He announced his retirement from the Test cricket on November 29, 2012. He was born on December 19, 1974, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Properties: Private Fortunes

Ricky Ponting has recently purchased a huge mansion in the Golden Mile of Brighton, Melbourne, for a whopping cost of $10 million. The Edwardian–style house consists of seven bedrooms along with other lavish features, like a theatre, library, tennis court and a swimming pool.

He also owns a sporty bright red Ferrari Enzo.

Ventures

Sponsorship deals with brands, like Rexona, Valvoline and Kookaburra, has also added to the fortune of Ponting.

He also wrote several diaries on Australian cricket, which describes his experiences throughout his cricket career. The books, he wrote, are Ricky Ponting, My First Year, Ricky Ponting’s World Cup Diary, Captain’s Diary 2006, Captain’s Diary 2007, Captain’s Diary 2008, Captain’s Diary 2009 and Ashes Diary.

He also penned his autobiography, named ‘Ponting: At the Close of Play’, which was published in November 2013.

Career

The credit of introducing Ponting to the cricket goes to uncle Greg Campbell and father Graeme. When he was 17 years and 337 days old, he made his debut for Tasmania. He made his One Day International debut in a match against South Africa, in 1995. Shortly after; he was selected for the home series Test match against Sri Lanka. In early 2002, he was selected as the captain of One Day International. In early 2004, he became Test captain of the Australian national cricket team. His name is included in one of the most successful captains of all time. He is the only cricketer to be involved in 100 Test victories. He retired from Test cricket on November 29, 2013.

Philanthropy

To raise funds for children, suffering from cancer, Ricky established the Ponting Foundation in the year 2008. The funds raised from this foundation goes to the Redkite organization and the Children’s Cancer Institute Australia.

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