Sachin Tendulkar is a professional cricketer, with the net worth of $115 million. Sachin Tendulkar has earned his net worth through his years as a batsman for India. He has a right handed batting style and his bowling style is right-arm leg spin, off spin, medium pace. He is known by many as one of the greatest batsman in cricket history and after twelve years was rated the second greatest Test batsman, as well as, the second best one day international batsman. He played a major role in, the Indian team, winning the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Sachin Tendulkar is the first to score fifty centuries in Test Cricket history, the first batsman to score 12,000, 13,000, and 14,000 runs, first Indian to pass 11,000 runs in Test Cricket, and the first player to with 10,000 runs in a one day international, as well as, the first to cross every 1000 run mark in ODI Cricket history. Tendulkar has earned himself many nicknames, along the way, such as, Master Blaster, The Little Champion, the God of Cricket, Tendlya, Little Master and The Master. He played his first match when he was only 16 years old, against Pakistan in Karachi, in 1989. At the 1996 Cricket World Cup, he scored two centuries, making him the lead score runner against Sri Lanka.
In 1996, Tendulkar took over as the captain of the Indian team, but wasn't doing so well. After their loss to South Africa in 2000, he resigned as team captain and was replaced by Sourav Ganguly. He still plays an important part in planning team strategies, and in 2007 became the vice-captain and worked with, then captain, Rahul Dravid. Tendulkar was offered the position of captain, once again, but declined. He felt that the team would benefit more if the position were given to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Although still a good player, Tendulkar was starting to spiral downward and was actually booed off the field in the March, 2006, game against England. He suffered a shoulder injury and had to have surgery, but after the assurance of his doctors, Tendulkar was able to enter the game again. After suffering from groin strain and another injury, he came back to become the leading scorer in the game against Bangladesh and was called the Man of the Series.
In the 2011 World Cup competition, India defeated Sri Lanka. In 2008, Tendulkar was made an icon, as well as, captain of his team, The Mumbai Indians, during the Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition. In 2011, he was named the second highest run scorer. The first being, Suresh Raina. Sachin Tendulkar has also become quite the entrepreneur, with the opening of two restaurants, Tendulkar's and Sachin's. He is in a partnership with Sanjay Narang of Mars Restaurants. He's also planned to lauch health care and fitness products with Future Group and Manipal Group, as well as, being featured as a super hero in the Virgin Comics books. He's being sponsored by many well known brands, such as, Colgate-Palmolive, Sanyo BPL, Visa, Coca-Cola and many more.
Sachin Tendulkar was born in Bombay, India and attended Sharadashram Vidyamandir High School. Tendulkar has brought in $228,575 for the fight against cancer, through his requests on twitter, and also is a sponsor for 200 underprivileged children through the Apnalaya, and NGO, based in Mumbai, whom his mother in law, Annabel Mehta is connected with.