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Sachin Tendulkar Profile, Net Worth & Career Highlights

Sachin Tendulkar smiling and holding a trophy featuring a cricketer in a batting pose

Cricket player Sachin Tendulkar full name, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, frequently referred to as the “Little Master” and “Master Blaster,” is a name that echoes with cricket fans worldwide. Sachin Tendulkar was Born on April 24 April 24, 1973, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Tendulkar’s journey from a young prodigy to one of the greatest cricketers ever is extraordinary.

Early Life and Family Background

Player Profile
Full NameSachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Date of BirthApril 24, 1973
Place of BirthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NicknameLittle Master, Master Blaster
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm off break, leg break, and medium pace

Sachin Tendulkar was born into a Maharashtrian family. His father, Ramesh Tendulkar, was a renowned Marathi novelist, and his mother, Rajni Tendulkar, worked in the insurance industry. Sachin Tendulkar Indian wife is Anjali Mehta.Tendulkar was introduced to cricket by his elder brother Ajit, who recognized his potential and became his mentor. Sachin attended Sharadashram Vidyamandir High School, where his cricketing talent blossomed under the guidance of coach Ramakant Achrekar.

In 1995, Sachin married Anjali Mehta, a pediatrician. Sachin Tendulkar daughter is  Sara and  son is Arjun. Arjun Tendulkar is a budding cricketer who follows in his father’s footsteps.

Personal Details
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Family BackgroundMaharashtrian family
FatherRamesh Tendulkar (Renowned Marathi novelist)
MotherRajni Tendulkar (Worked in the insurance industry)
SiblingsElder brother Ajit Tendulkar
Cricket IntroductionIntroduced by elder brother Ajit Tendulkar
SchoolSharadashram Vidyamandir High School
Cricket CoachRamakant Achrekar
SpouseAnjali Mehta (Married in 1995, Pediatrician)
ChildrenSara Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar
Son’s ProfessionArjun Tendulkar is a budding cricketer

Sachin Tendulkar Net Worth

Net WorthAround $170 million (as of 2023)
Sources of WealthCricketing career, endorsements, smart investments
Top Brand AssociationsPepsi, BMW, Adidas, MRF
Business VenturesChain of restaurants, sports-related enterprises

As of 2023, Sachin Tendulkar net worth is around $170 million. His wealth is derived from his illustrious cricketing career, numerous endorsements, and smart investments. Tendulkar has been associated with several top brands, such as Pepsi, BMW, Adidas, and MRF. He also has stakes in various business ventures, including a chain of restaurants and sports-related enterprises

Sachin Tendulkar Career Highlights

Career HighlightsDetails
Test DebutNovember 15, 1989, against Pakistan
ODI DebutDecember 18, 1989, against Pakistan
T20I DebutDecember 1, 2006, against South Africa
Most Runs in International Cricket
Test Matches15,921 runs
One-Day Internationals (ODIs)18,426 runs
Test Centuries51
ODI Centuries49
First Double Century in ODIsAchieved against South Africa in 2010
World Cup
World Cup Participation1992, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2011
World Cup VictoryMember of the Indian team that won in 2011
Records and Milestones
First to 100 International CenturiesAchieved by Sachin Tendulkar
Most Runs in a Single World Cup673 runs in 2003
30,000 International RunsOnly player to achieve this milestone
Awards and Honors
Wisden Cricketer of the Year1997
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna1997-98
Padma Shri1999
Padma Vibhushan2008
Bharat Ratna2014 (India’s highest civilian award)
ICC Cricket Hall of FameInducted in 2019

Sachin Tendulkar completed his Test debut on November 15, 1989, against Pakistan at 16, becoming the youngest Indian to play Test cricket—his One-Day International (ODI) debut followed shortly on December 18, 1989, also against Pakistan. Despite a modest start, Sachin Tendulkar Cricket potential was evident, and he soon established himself as a key player in the Indian team.

Retirement and Legacy

Sachin Tendulkar retired from ODI cricket in December 2012 and played his last Test match against the West Indies in November 2013 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. His farewell match was momentous, drawing emotional responses from fans and players worldwide.

Tendulkar has remained active in various capacities post-retirement, including mentoring young cricketers, engaging in philanthropy, and participating in cricket commentary and analysis. His autobiography, “Playing It My Way,” released in 2014, became a bestseller, offering an intimate glimpse into his life and career.