KL Rahul is one of the top batting sensations from Indian Cricket team. Whether it be an International cricket match, or the critical match situation in IPL, KL Rahul never fails to impress his cricket fans. He is currently ranked 6th on ICC T20 rankings. Cricket fans always ask questions about KL Rahul Net Worth, Income and Salary.
KL Rahul is one of the star bat batsman from Indian batting line up these days. Not only he plays International cricket for India, but also he captains Punjab XI in Indian Premier League. Cricket fans like him for his cool attitude on the field and aggressive approach with the bat.
Many of cricket fans inquire about his Net Worth, Income and Salary. Well, after carefully searching we have collected his Net Worth. As per reports KL Net Worth 2021 is $11 Million(82.7 Crore INR).
Lokesh Rahul mostly earns money by playing International Cricket and Indian Premier League T20 cricket. Apart from it, he also makes a handsome amount of money by endorsing popular brands in India.
|Income Source||Total Incomes|
|BCCI||$ 3 Million (22.5 Crore INR)|
|IPL Income||$6.51 Million(47.1 Crore INR)|
|Brand Endorsements||$1 Million (7.5 Crore INR)|
|Total Net Worth||$11 Million (82.7 Crore INR)|
BCCI announced player retainership list for 2021-22. As per the announcement, Lokesh Rahul was placed in Category A among 9 other Indian players. He is receiving an annual salary of 5 Crore INR ($ 663,108) from BCCI for playing International and domestic cricket matches for India.
KL debuted for International cricket in 2014. Since then, his BCCI annual salary has increased from 25 lakh to 5 crore. Since his debut in 2014 for India in International cricket, Lokesh Rahul has received $3 Million in salaries from BCCI.
2021A$7,10,227(5 Crore INR)
|Year||Salary Category||BCCI Salary|
|2014||C||$41,666 ( 25 Lakh INR )|
|2015||C||$41,666 ( 25 Lakh INR )|
|2016||B||$160,000 (1 Crore INR)|
|2017||B||$160,000 (1 Crore INR)|
|2018||B||$4,28,571 (3 Crore INR)|
|2019||A||$7,10,227(5 Crore INR)|
|2020||A||$7,10,227(5 Crore INR)|
|Total BCCI Income||$ 3 Million (22.5 Crore INR)|
Lokesh Rahul was drafted by Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2013 for the base price of $17,000(10 lakh INR). However, Sunrisers Hyderabad purchased KL Rahul for $170,000 (1 Crore INR) in IPL 2014. He remained with SRH for next two years until he became the part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2017. However, Lokesh could not play in that season due to a shoulder injury.
Kings XI Punjab purchased KL Rahul in IPL 2018 auction for $1.5 Million (11 Crore INR). Since then, he is part of Kings XI Punjab for the same salary. As per reports, KL Rahul has earned $6.51 Million (47.1 Crore INR) for playing in the Indian Premier League.
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||2013||$17,000(10 lakh INR)|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||2014||$170,000 (1 Crore INR)|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||2015||$170,000 (1 Crore INR)|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||2016||$170,000 (1 Crore INR)|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||2017||DNP|
|Kings XI Punjab||2018||$1.5 Million (11 Crore INR)|
|Kings XI Punjab||2019||$1.5 Million (11 Crore INR)|
|Kings XI Punjab||2020||$1.5 Million (11 Crore INR)|
|Kings XI Punjab||2020||$1.5 Million (11 Crore INR)|
|Total IPL Income||$6.51 Million(47.1 Crore INR)|
After the success in cricket as a wicket Keeper Batsman, Lokesh Rahul established himself as an Brand Ambassador. As of now, he endorses more than more than 10 brands including Zenovit, Puma, Cure.fit, Gully, RBI, NUMI.
As per reports, Lokesh Rahul charges 50 lakh to 1 Crore INR per brand for endorsements. His brand endorsements have reached to $1 Million 7.5 Crore INR in 2021 as per reports.
KL Rahul was born on18 April 1992 Bangalore, Karnataka, India. His father Lokesh is a professor and former director at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK). Rahul’s mother Rajeshwari is also a professor at Mangalore University.
His father was a fan of Sunil Gavasker and wanted his son to be named after him, but he mistook Rohan Gavaskar’s name as Rahul. KL started playing cricket at the age of 10 and two years later he played for Bangalore United Cricket Club and his club in Mangalore. He moved to Bangalore to study in the university and to pursue his cricket career at the age of 18.
KL Rahul made his domestic debut for Karnatka in Ranjhi Trophy 2010-11 season. He also represented India in Under-19 Cricket World Cup same year. He made his IPL debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2013. However, he debuted in International cricket on 26 December 2014 in a test match against Australia.
Since then, KL has played 40 Tests, 38 ODIS, and 49 T20s for India in International cricket. He accounts for more than 5,000 runs in International cricket with 13 International hundreds in all three formats. Rahul has also caught 88 catches in International cricket as a wicket keeper.
KL Rahul has not yet married, but he has been dating with Indian film actress Athiya Shetty. The two were seen pictured together having a blast in England with other friends. The couple also featured together in a postcard shared by cricketer Ishant Sharma’s wife Pratima Singh.
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KL Rahul and Athiya Shetty have been dating since 2019. They both have not announced it formerly, however their fans are awaiting from them for such an announcement. They have plans to tie the knot soon.
Lokesh Rahul have been India’s star batsman since his debut in International cricket. He has set up many International cricket records during his short career. Here is the list of records made by KL Rahul in cricket.
- He is the only batsman to score hundred in first innings as opener in both Tests and ODIs.
- KL Rahul is the fastest batsman to score hundred across all three formats in just 20 innings.
- He scored the fastest fifty in IPL history on just 14 balls in 2018.
- He holds the record for scoring most runs in an innings in IPL.
- KL Rahul also set up the record for most runs scored by an Indian captain in an IPL match.
KL Rahul has been honored with many awards for his brilliant performance in cricket, both with bat and glove. Here are the awards and honors received by KL Rahul.
- He was named as wicket keeper in the Cricinfo and Cricbuzz IPL XI after IPL 2016.
- KL Rahul was named in Cricinfo and Cricbuzz IPL XI in 2018 and 2019.