Muttiah Muralitharan Net Worth: Legendary off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who took the most international wickets in the world, is celebrating his 49th birthday today. Muttiah was born on 17 April 1972 in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. Muraleedharan’s wife hails from Tamil Nadu. Muralitharan made his international debut in 1992 against Australia. In 2011, he announced his retirement only after India lost in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup. He has taken 800 wickets in Test cricket and 534 wickets in ODIs.

Muttiah Muralitharan once said, “Sachin Tendulkar was not afraid to bowl because he did not harm you. On the other hand, Virender Sehwag could do you a lot of damage. Virender Sehwag was a very dangerous player. When he came out to bat, we were fielders. We used to put him away because we knew he would definitely attack. Sehwag knew he could attack any bowler in the world when he had his day.

Here we will discuss Muttiah Muralitharan Career as an Sri Lankan Team player, his achievements and records, businesses, and most importantly his earnings and net worth. Mr. Muttiah Muralitharan entered cricket as a Right- Hand Bat and Right-arm off-break Bowler of the Sri Lanka. He was the captain of the Sri Lanka Cricket team where under his captaincy, Sri Lanka reached great heights and became one of the toughest teams in the world. Also check Salman Khan Net WorthMahesh Babu Net WorthAmitabh Bachchan Net Worth and Amit Bhadana Net Worth.

Muttiah Muralitharan Net Worth

The net worth of Mr. Muttiah Muralitharan is approximately 6.0 million USD, which is 45 crores rupees in Indian currency. He has gathered this massive amount from his BCCI salaries, IPL contracts, and his private businesses, wiki.

NameMuttiah Muralitharan
Net Worth (2021)$ 6.0 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees45 Crore INR
ProfessionCricketer
Monthly Income And Salary$ 40000+ USD
yearly Income$ 0.5 Million
Last UpdatedOctober 2021

 Muttiah Muralitharan IPL Salary

YearTeamSalary
2014Royal Challengers Bangalore₹ 10,000,000
2013Royal Challengers Bangalore₹ 10,120,000
2012Royal Challengers Bangalore₹ 10,120,000
2011Kochi Tuskers Kerala₹ 50,600,000
2010Chennai Super Kings₹ 24,000,000
2009Chennai Super Kings₹ 24,000,000
2008Chennai Super Kings₹ 24,000,000
Total₹ 152,840,000

Expected Net Worth in Last 5 Years   

Estimated Net worth in 2021Rs. 45 Crore INR
Estimated Net worth in 2020Rs. 41 Crore INR
Estimated Net worth in 2019Rs. 37 Crore INR
Estimated Net worth in 2018Rs. 32 Crore INR

Muttiah Muralitharan Assets:

House: Muttiah Muralitharan owns a luxury designer house in Nattarampotha, Kandy (Sri Lanka).  Also  Muttiah Muralitharan owns multiple real-estate properties across the countries.

Cars: The Car collection of Muttiah Muralitharan is quite Small. Muttiah Muralitharan owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. Muttiah Muralitharan collection of cars includes Mercedes SUV.

Muttiah Muralitharan Net Worth

Average Earning and remuneration:

Estimated Net worthRs. 45 Crore INR
Annual IncomeRs. 5.0 Crore INR
IPL FeesRs 1.0 Crore INR
Luxury CarsRs. 1.5-2 Crore
Brand endorsement feeRs. 1 Crore INR

Interesting Facts

Muraleedharan had told in an interview that he had to face many controversies in his life. Belonging to the minority Tamil community, Muraleedharan had to work hard to make it to the cricket team. He has been in a lot of controversies regarding his bowling. During a match in Australia, his bowled ball was called chucking and called it a no-ball. In cricket, the ball is thrown by keeping the hand at a certain angle. But Muraleedharan’s hand used to twist a little too much. Due to which the process of throwing his ball was called ‘chucking’. However, at that time the ICC considered ‘chucking’ invalid.

Career

Muralitharan had reached the figure of 534 wickets in ODI cricket at the time of retirement. In this case, Pakistan’s left-arm fast bowler Wasim Akram is at second place. Wasim has taken 502 wickets in ODIs. He also holds the world record for taking 800 wickets in Test cricket. Australia’s leg-spinner Shane Warne is at second place in this list, who has 708 Test wickets to his name.

Biography

Muttiah Muralitharan was born on 17 April 1972 in Kandy (Sri Lanka). Basically it belongs to Indian Tamil family. He has been a right-arm bowler and batsman. He played the first Test match of his life against Australia in Colombo from 28 August to 2 September 1992. While his entry in one-day cricket was against India in Colombo on August 12, 1993.

Real NameMuttiah Muralitharan
Nick NameMurali, Mumu, The Smiling Assassin, Master Technician, Don Bradman of Bowling
Birth Place:Nattarampotha, Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Date Of Birth17 April 1972
Age/How Old:49 years old
Height/How Tall:in centimeters– 170 cm
meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weight:in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 154 lbs
Eye Color:Black
Hair Color:Black
Parents Name:Father – Sinnasamy Muttiah,
Mother –Lakshmi Muttiah
School:St Anthony’s College, Kandy
College:N/A
Religion:Hinduism
Nationality:Sri Lankan
Coach/MentorSunil Fernando
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Kevin Pietersen, Rahul Dravid and MS Dhoni
Bowler: Shane Warne
Hobbies:Photography, Travelling, Listening to music
Gender:Male
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse:R Madhi Malar
ChildrenDaughter– N/A
Sons– N/A
Profession:Sri Lanka Cricketer
Net Worth:$ 6.0 Million
Muttiah Muralitharan Net Worth

Even today this world record remains intact.

Sri Lankan off-spinner Murali played 133 Test matches in his career and took a total of 800 wickets. He also scored a fifty in this format. Out of which 362 wickets are lost and drawn. At the same time, in ODIs, he took a total of 534 wickets in 350 matches. His world record for most wickets in ODIs and Tests remains intact even today. He also played 12 T20 Internationals and took 13 wickets. When he left international cricket, he has a unique record of taking a total of 1347 wickets in Test, ODI and T20.

There will hardly be any person who likes the game of cricket who will not be aware of the name of Muttiah Muralitharan. Like Sachin Tendulkar’s name comes up on most occasions when we look at batting records in international cricket, while Muraleedharan’s rule is in the figures whenever it comes to bowling records. He has done that feat in Test and ODI which is very difficult to repeat. He has taken the most wickets in both formats.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the net worth of Muttiah Muralitharan?

Muttiah Muralitharan’s total net worth is around $6 Million (Rs. 45 Crores)

What is the age of Muttiah Muralitharan?

Currently Muttiah Muralitharan is 49 years old (17 April 1972)

What is the Salary of Muttiah Muralitharan?

Muttiah Muralitharan earns an estimated salary of $0.5 Million + Per Year.

What is the Height of Muttiah Muralitharan?

The Height of Muttiah Muralitharan is 1.70 M

What is the name of Muttiah Muralitharan Wife?

Muttiah Muralitharan Wife name is Madhimalar Ramamurthy (m. 2005)

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