Who doesn’t know Sachin Tendulkar? Sachin Tendulkar doesn’t need any introduction. Today we’ll look into the life of Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar.
|Name||Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar|
|Titles earned||Master Blaster, Little Master, God of Cricket|
|Date of Birth||24 April 1973|
|Birthplace||Nirmal Nursing Home, Dadar, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Listening music, Collecting perfumes, watches, and CDs|
|Residence||19-A, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai|
Who is Sachin Tendulkar?
Sachin Tendulkar aka Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born on 24 April 1973 to Ramesh Tendulakar and Rajni Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar was also interested in Tennis. At the age of 7 to 8, idolising John McEnroe, he grew long hair and started wearing wrist and headbands. He used to carry his Tennis racket everywhere he went.
He was considered a bully in his school. To curb his bullying tendencies, his elder brother Ajit Tendulkar introduced him to cricket. Ramakant Achrekar, a famous cricket coach trained him. He was equally good in Tennis and Cricket. But, he had to choose between one and he chose cricket.
|Cricketers||Batsman: Sunil Gavaskar, Vivian Richards|
Bowler: Anil Kamble, Muttiah Muralitharan, Curtly Ambrose, Glenn McGrath, Wasim Akram
|Cricket ground||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
Sydney Cricket Ground
|Tennis Player||Roger Federer, John McEnroe|
|Sports||Formula 1, Lawn Tennis, Golf|
|Song||‘Yaad Aa Raha Hai Tera Pyar’ by Bappi Lahiri|
|Singer||Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar|
|Musician||Bappi Lahiri, Sachin Dev Burman, Dire Straits|
|Food||Bombay Duck, Sushi, Mutton Curry, Crab Masala, Lassi, Baingan Bharta|
|Actor||Amitabh Bacchan, Nana Patekar, Sylvestor Stallone, Aamir Khan|
|Film||Sholay, Coming to America|
|Perfume||Comme des Garcons|
|Hotel||Park Royal Darling, Sydney|
|Restaurant||Bukhara Maurya Sheraton, DelhiThe Harbour Bay, Mumbai|
|Destination||Mussoorie, New Zealand|
Sachin Tendulkar Age, Height, Weight
Born on 24 April 1973, Sachin Tendulkar is 49 years old. He stands 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm). Sachin Tendulkar’s eye colour is dark brown and his hair colour is black.
|Height||5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)|
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
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Sachin Tendulkar Education
Sachin Tendulkar did his schooling at the Indian Education Society’s New English School, Bandra (East), Mumbai, and Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai. Sachin Tendulkar didn’t attend any college or university for higher education.
|School||Indian Education Society’s New English School, Bandra (East), Mumbai|
Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai
Sachin Tendulkar Family
Sachin Tendulkar’s father, Late Ramesh Tendulkar was a novelist. His mother, Rajni Tendulkar worked in the insurance field. He has two half-brothers named Nitin Tendulkar, and Ajit Tendulkar, and a half-sister Savita Tendulkar.
|Father||Ramesh Tendulkar (novelist)|
|Half-brothers||Nitin Tendulkar, Ajit Tendulkar|
Sachin Tendulkar Relationships
Sachin Tendulkar married Anjali Mehta on 24 May 1995. She is a paediatrician and met Tendulkar in 1990 at the airport. The couple has a daughter named Sara Tendulkar and a son named Arjun Tendulkar.
|Kids||Daughter, Sara Tendulkar and Son, Arjun Tendulkar|
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Sachin Tendulkar Social media
Sachin Tendulkar’s Net worth in 2022, Salary, Assets
Sachin Tendulkar collected massive wealth from cricket and brand endorsements. Sachin Tendulkar’s estimated net worth is more than $200 Million (INR 1640 Crore). Alone in 2016, Sachin Tendulkar made around $9 million (Rs 58 crores) through investments and brand endorsements.
He also co-owns two hotels in Mumbai and also co-owns two sports teams, ISL franchise Kerala Blasters and Bengaluru Blasters.
He lives in a luxurious house built in 2009 worth 70 crores. He owns many luxury cars including Nissan GT-R, BMW “30 Jahre M5” limited edition, BMW X5 M, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, and BMW i8. He sold his Ferrari.
|Nissan GT-R||2.44 crores|
|BMW “30 Jahre M5” limited edition||1.80 crores (non-limited edition)|
|BMW X5 M||2.40 crores|
|BMW X5 M50d||92 lakhs|
|BMW 760Li||2.84 crores|
|BMW i8||2.98 crores|
Sachin Tendulkar controversies
- In 2001, the referee accused Sachin Tendulkar of ball tampering. Later after an investigation by ICC, Tendulkar was found not guilty.
- Sachin Tendulkar is a member of the Rajya Sabha parliament. He is often criticised for low attendance and not raising questions.
- In the Pandora Papers leaked on 3 October 2021, it was claimed that Tendulkar has some illegal investments. Later, the attorney for Sachin Tendulkar claimed that all his investments are under the knowledge of authorities.
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Some lesser-known facts about Sachin Tendulkar
- Sachin Tendulkar is awarded many National Honours
- 1994, Arjuna Award by the Government of India.
- 1997-1998, Khel Ratna Award, India’s Highest Honour in sports.
- 1999, Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
- 2001, Maharashtra Bhushan Award, Maharashtra state’s highest civilian award.
- 2008, Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award.
- 2012, Honorary Member of the Order of Australia, By Australian Government.
- 2014, Bharat Ratna, India’s Highest civilian award.
- Other awards won by Sachin Tendulkar are
- 1997, Wisden Cricketer of the year
- 2003, Player of the tournament, World Cup 2003
- 2010, Honorary Group Captain, The Indian Air Force
- 2011, BCCI Cricketer of the year
- 2012, Honorary Life Membership of Sydney Cricket Ground
- 2013, Indian Postal Services released a stamp of Tendulkar, he become the second Indian to have a such stamp
- 2019, Inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame.
- In 2020, Tendulkar’s World Cup-winning movement won the Laureus Sporting Moment award. It is dubbed “Oscars of Sport”. Tendulkar became the first Indian to win this award.
Who is the 2nd God of Cricket?
Rohit Sharma is considered the second God of Cricket.
Who is the 3rd God of Cricket?
Virat Kohli is considered the third God of Cricket.
How many times did Sachin get out in 99?
Sachin Tendulkar got out on 99 three times.
Is Sachin Tendulkar a billionaire?
No, Sachin Tendulkar is a millionaire. His net worth is more than $200 Million (INR 1640 Crore).