Ricky Ponting Net Worth, Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Weight, and many more details can be checked from this page. Ricky Ponting’s Net Worth is $70 Million. Ricky Ponting is an Australian cricketer who was the former captain of the Australian national cricket team. He is known as a right-handed batsman and fielder. Ponting holds the record of having a share of 100 Test match wins. He was named “Cricketer of the 2000s”. He lead Australia to victories in the 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cups and was a member of the 1999 World Cup-winning team under Steve Waugh.
Actually, in the 2011 World Cup, Team India gave Ricky Ponting the biggest blow of his life. In the 2011 World Cup quarter-finals, Team India defeated Australia and secured a place in the semi-finals. Australia scored 260 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs, thanks to a century from captain Ricky Ponting (104) in the match played in Ahmedabad. In reply, Team India achieved the target by losing five wickets with 14 balls to spare with the help of half-centuries from Sachin Tendulkar (53), Gautam Gambhir (50) and Yuvraj Singh (57 *).
Here we will discuss Ricky Ponting’s Career as an Australian Team player, his achievements and records, businesses, and most importantly his earnings and net worth. Mr. Ricky Ponting entered cricket as a Right-Hand Bat and Right-arm Medium Bowler of Australia. He was the captain of the Australia Cricket team where under his captaincy, Australia reached great heights and became one of the toughest teams in the world. Also, check Shane Warne Net Worth.
Ricky Ponting Net Worth
The net worth of Mr. Ricky Ponting is approximately $70 million USD. He has gathered this massive amount from his BCCI salaries, IPL contracts, and his private businesses.
|Net Worth (2022)||$70 Million USD|
|Net Worth in Australian Dollar||$95 Million AUD|
|Monthly Income And Salary||$0.5 Million|
|Yearly Income||$6 Million|
Ricky Ponting IPL Salary
|2013||Mumbai Indians||$2,10,600 USD|
|2008||Kolkata Knight Riders||$1,50,100 USD|
|Total||$0.5 Million USD|
Expected Net Worth in Last 5 Years
|Estimated Net worth in 2022||$70 Million USD|
|Estimated Net worth in 2021||$64 Million USD|
|Estimated Net worth in 2020||$58 Million USD|
|Estimated Net worth in 2019||$51 Million USD|
|Estimated Net worth in 2018||$44 Million USD|
Ricky Ponting Assets:
House: Ricky Ponting owns a luxury designer house in The Golden Mile of Brighton, Melbourne, Australia. Also, Ricky Ponting owns multiple real-estate properties across the countries.
Cars: The Car collection of Ricky Ponting is quite Small. Ricky Ponting owns a few of the best luxury cars in the world. Ricky Ponting’s collection of cars includes a Mercedes SUV. Also, Ricky Ponting owns multiple real-estate properties across the countries.
Average Earning and remuneration:
|Estimated Net worth||$70 Million USD|
|Annual Income||$6 Million USD|
|IPL Fees||$0.4 Million USD|
|Luxury Cars||$2 Million USD|
|Brand endorsement fee||$1 Million USD|
Ricky Ponting Biography
Ricky Ponting was born on 19 December 1974. His full name is Ricky Thomas Ponting. He is the eldest son in his family. Greg Chappell, who played for Australia from 1989 to 1990, is his uncle. This former captain of Australia is also known as ‘Punter’ in the team. Ponting married Rayna Kentor in June 2002. Who also has two children. His interest in cricket was due to his father Graeme and uncle Greg Chappell.
|Real Name||Ricky Ponting|
|Nick Name||Punter, Ricky|
|Full Name||Ricky Thomas Ponting|
|Birth Place:||Launceston, Tasmania, Australia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||19 December 1974|
|Age/How Old:||47 Years old|
|Height/How Tall:||in centimeters- 177 cm|
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5′ 10”
|Weight:||in kilograms- 78 kg|
in pounds- 171 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Graeme Ponting (cricketer), Mother –Lorraine Ponting (state vigoro champion)|
|School:||Mowbray Heights Primary, Brooks Senior High School, Launceston|
|College:||Sport’s Cricket Academy|
|Coach/Mentor||Ian Young (died in 2010)|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Favorite Ball/Shot||Pull Shot|
|Favorite Cricketer||Batsman-Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara|
|Hobbies:||Listening to music, Travelling, Playing rugby.|
|Wife/Spouse:||Rianna Jennifer Cantor (law student)|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Rianna Jennifer Cantor (law student)|
|Children||Daughter- Emmy Charlotte (26 July 2008), Matisse Ellie (8 September 2011)|
Son- Fletcher William (24 September 2014)
|Net Worth:||$70 Million USD|
Ponting played his first cricket for Tasmania in November 1992 at the age of 17. He played his first ODI in 1995 against South Africa. In the same year he made his debut in the Perth Test against Sri Lanka where he scored 96 runs. For ODIs, he became the captain of the Australia team in 2002, while in 2004 he took over the command of the Australian Test team. Ricky Ponting is not only a brilliant batsman but he also achieved a new position in captaincy.
With his captaincy, he not only taught the players of his team to fight but also taught the tricks of how the match is made in his favor in the end. It has happened very rarely under Ricky Ponting’s captaincy that he fought till the end and his team did not win the match. He had a big role in raising the standard of his team. As long as he remained the captain of the team, his team remained at the number one position in both Tests and ODIs. It is a different matter that Ponting got the opportunity to captain his team when the team had players like Gilchrist, McGrath, Hayden, and Shane Warne.
- Under his captaincy, the team won 48 out of 77 Test matches, a feat not in the name of any Australian captain. He also has a success rate of 72 percent as captain of the ODI team, with the team winning 164 in 228 matches under his leadership.
- Under his captaincy, Australia won the Cricket World Cup 2 Times.
- Under his captaincy, the team has made a record of winning 34 consecutive matches.
- As a captain, he has won 25 matches in the World Cup.
Ponting may be going through a bad phase at the moment, but his records are telling how great a player he is. His greatness can be gauged from the fact that if anyone’s name comes after Don Bradman in Australia, then it is Ricky Ponting. Ponting was awarded the ICC Player of the Year Award in 2006 and 2007 Ponting was also named the ICC Test Player of the Year in 2004, 2005 and 2006 Ponting was also awarded the Allen Border Medal in the years 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2009.
- The Nick name of former Australia is ‘Punter’.
- Ricky Ponting is not only known for his batting, but he is also famous in the cricket world for making comments on the players of the opposing team.
- Ponting made his first century in international cricket against England in Leeds in 1997. In this, Ponting was dismissed after scoring 127 runs.
- Ponting was lbw in his debut Test against Sri Lanka on a controversial decision by scoring 96 runs. The bowler was Chaminda Vaas.
- Ricky Ponting In March 2006, Ponting became the third batsman in the world to score three consecutive centuries in a Test innings. He is the second Australian cricketer after Don Bradman to have this record.
- Ponting married Rayna Kentor in June 2002.
- Ricky Ponting played the first Test as captain against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2004. Australia won the Test and won the series 3–0.
- Ricky Ponting is the nephew of former Australian bowler Greg Campbell.
- Ponting completed his 10000 runs in Test cricket on 30 May 2008 against West Indies in Antigua. He is the third Australian cricketer to make such a record. Before him, Allan Border and Steve Waugh have touched the figure of 10000.
- Ponting is the second highest run-scorer in Test cricket after Sachin Tendulkar. He has scored 13,366 runs in 167 Tests.
- Ponting Big fan of North Melbourne Kangaroos Football Club. He has the number 1 ticket to this club. He has also fulfilled his desire to become a member of the board of this club.
- Ponting broke the LCD TV installed in the team’s dressing room in anger after being run out in the World Cup match against Zimbabwe.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the net worth of Ricky Ponting?
Ricky Ponting’s total net worth is around $70 Million.
What is the age of Ricky Ponting?
Currently Ricky Ponting is 47 years old (19 December 1974)
What is the Salary of Ricky Ponting?
Ricky Ponting earns an estimated salary of $6 Million+ Per Year.
What is the Height of Ricky Ponting?
The Height of Ricky Ponting is 1.78 M
What is the name of Ricky Ponting Wife?
Ricky Ponting Wife name is Rianna Jennifer Cantor (m. 2002)