The first Indian Badminton player to win the World Championships title is none other than PV Sindhu. Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has many earned many badges to her honor. Young and raging in the sport, she is the only Indian woman to have won a silver medal in the Olympics.
PV Sindhu Net Worth 2019
According to a report published by Business Today, Sindhu earns a salary of $500,000 and is one of the most influential celebs in Asia. Her total earnings have been estimated at $5.5 Million. She won in the “Rio Olympics” and then the “World Championship” has made her a household name across the country and worldwide. With all the success she has been experiencing, her net worth seems to be increasing each day and is expected to grow by 30% in the following years.
PV Sindhu Biography
|Full Name||Pusarla Venkata Sindhu|
|Birth Date||5th July 1995|
|Birth Place||Hyderabad, Telangana|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Father||P V Ramana|
PV Sindhu’s Career
Born to a family of national level Volleyball players, it has taken her a lot of dedication and hard work to achieve those heights. She trained at the “Pullela Gopichand Academy” in Hyderabad and it was the “Servo All India Ranking Championship” that gave her the appropriate platform to pursue her dreams.
She also bagged silver medals in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the BWF World Championship 2017 and 2018. Sindhu is the sole Indian woman to feature in the category of highest-paid female athletes in the Forbes list. Estimated at the US $10 Million, PV Sindhu’s net worth includes her income, investments, endorsements, and sponsorships.
One of the youngest recipients of the “Padma Shri Award” in 2015, she is a sheer inspiration to budding players in the league. In 2013 Sindhu claimed the “Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award” and the “Arjuna Award”. Her earnings between June 2017 and 2018 were estimated to be around INR 62 Crores. Along with the Forbes list, she also featured on the “Tycoons of Tomorrow” list in 2017.
List of Brands Endorsed
Forbes reports that Sindhu earned nearly INR 57.25 Crores in 2017 alone with most of it coming from brand endorsements. This was rated as 17 times higher than that of 2016. Sindhu has been endorsing quite a few deals which include financial institutions, e-commerce sites like Myntra, nationalized banks such as the Bank of Baroda, a food maker brand, Apis and Reckitt Benckiser. Other than endorsements, she was also seen promoting GST in her motherland in its early phase in 2017.
List of Prizes Awarded to PV Sindhu
Sindhu’s excellent performance throughout her career has amassed a lot of love, adoration, and appreciation from the state and people of the country. In 2016, for the Silver medal win, she received INR 5 Cr from the Telangana government, INR 3Cr from the Andhra Pradesh government, INR 2 Cr from the Delhi government and INR 50 lakhs each from other state governments such as Madhya Pradesh and Haryana. PV Sindhu has also gifted INR 30 lakhs and INR 75 lakhs from the “Indian Olympic Association” and “Bharat Petroleum Corporation” respectively.
Other than the endorsements and awards, Sindhu has been gifted the BMW after the conclusion of the Olympic Games in Brazil by the President of the “Hyderabad District Badminton Association”.