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KL Rahul Net Worth: How Wealthy is the Wicket Breaker?

KL Rahul Net Worth: How Wealthy is the Wicket Breaker?
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Kannur Lokesh Rahul is an Indian International cricketer who plays as a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman. While making his international debut against Australia in 2014, he played for Karnataka at the domestic level and for Lucknow SuperGiants in the Indian Premier League. Besides his impressive career stint, he is known for marrying actress Athiya Shetty and the wealth he has inherited from his career and marriage. Hence, in this article, we have simplified the updated net worth of KL Rahul and what contributes to it.

KL Rahul Net Worth

As of 2023, KL Rahul has an estimated net worth of $12 Million, which in INR is 99 Crores. Along with his BCCI Salary, there are several factors like IPL and brand endorsements that help him maintain impressive wealth and net worth records.

Factors Contributing to the Net Worth of KL Rahul

BCCI Contract

As of 2021, KL Rahul holds an A Grade contract with BCCI which earns him INR 5 Crores annually. Nevertheless, the record was only active till 2021 and there has yet to be a record regarding the updated salary.

IPL Salary

Not BCCI but the Indian Premier League’s fees majorly contribute to the net worth of KL Rahul. Initially, he was associated with the Indian Premier League which earned him INR 11 Crores for his service. Later, he started playing for the Lucknow Franchise which paid him INR 20 Crores for a session.


His sports career and relationship with Athiya Shetty helped him bag some of the major brands. Meanwhile, as of 2023, he endorses brands like Cult. fit, Zenovit, Puma, Numi Paris, boAt, and RBI among others.

Other Ventures

Besides his cricket career, he ventured into entrepreneurship and launched an apparel brand named Gully. Meanwhile, recently, he launched his clothing line in association with Puma, 1der.

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Car Collection

KL Rahul is fond of expensive wheels and boasts an impressive collection of them. Meanwhile, as of 2023, the list includes 

  • Lamborghini Huracan Spyder worth Rs more than Rs. 3.54 Crore
  • BMW 5
  • Land Rover Range Rover Velar
  • Mercedes C43 AMG
  • Aston Martin DB11.

Real Estates

Besides an expensive car collection, he is the owner of a resplendent real estate portfolio. According to media sources. He owns a splendid house in Mumbai and a subtle mansion in Bengaluru. Along with them, he is a proud owner of several properties across the country.


KL Rahul was born on 18 April 1992 (age 31 years; as of 2023) in Bangalore (Present time-Bengaluru), Karnataka. His father, N. Lokesh, hails from Kannur and is a professor and former director at the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka. Meanwhile, his mother, Rajeshwari, is a professor at Mangalore University. In addition to that, he has a younger sister, Bhavna.


Brought up by his parents in Mangalore, KL Rahul attended NTEK English Medium School. Soon after completing his higher secondary education, he attended pre-university at St. Aloysius College, Mangaluru, Karnataka. Meanwhile, when Rahul was 18, he relocated to Bengaluru from Mangalore to pursue a career in cricket and his formal education at Jain University.

Personal Life

On 23 January 2023, KL Rahul entered into a marriage with his longtime partner Athiya Shetty, an actress and daughter of Sunil Shetty. Meanwhile, KL Rahul’s wedding affairs comprised fewer people with a grand ceremony.

Career Stats

International DebutTest: 26 December 2014 against Australia
ODI: 11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare
T20: 18 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Coach/MentorsSamuel Jayaraj
GK Anil Kumar
Somashekar Shiraguppi
Devdas Nayak
Jersey Number #1, 11 (Domestic)
#1, 11 (India)
Domestic/State TeamBangalore Brigadiers
Karnataka State Cricket Association Colts XI
Royal Challengers Bangalore
South Zone
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Favourite ShotOn Drive
RecordsMangalore’s 2nd Cricket Player to play for the Indian Test Team, only after Budhi Kunderan
Karnataka’s First Batsman to hit a triple century score in first-class cricket
First Indian to Score an ODI Hundred on Debut
Became the First Indian and 6th Overall Cricketer to score seven consecutive test fifties
First Indian and 10th Overall cricketer to be dismissed by the hit wicket in the T20 Internationals
On 12 November 2023, he became the fastest century scorer with 63 Balls during a match against the Netherlands in Bengaluru at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup
Career Turning PointAfter scoring 185 and 130 runs in the 2014-15 Dilip Trophy final against Central Zone in Delhi. Meanwhile, following this, he was included in the Test series against Australia

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Lesser Known Facts About KL Rahul

  • Among his many other records, KL Rahul’s acclaimed record when he scored 51 off just 14 deliveries against Delhi Capitals. In addition, he is the only batsman to score a century in a debut match in an ODI; he made 100 in 116 balls in a match against Zimbabwe.
  • KL Rahul’s marriage with Athiya Shetty was one of the most-talked celebrity marriages in 2023. Meanwhile, the couple’s marriage was a private affair in Sunil Shetty’s farmhouse in Khandala.
  • KL Rahul loves getting inked and has 7 acknowledged tattoos. Meanwhile, one of his prominent tattoos is “Veni, Vedi, Veci” which means I Came, I Saw, I Conquered.
  • KL Rahul is the third Indian batsman to score centuries in all three formats of cricket, only after Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina.
  • In a prominent talk show, Breakfast with Champion, KL Rahul revealed that his mother persuaded him to complete his formal education. Not only this but his parents also influenced him to go for a government job for a stable career. Hence he went on appearing in clearing a banking examination and joined as an assistant manager in Reserve Bank of India.

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