Yuvraj Singh – The Indian cricket player that was diagnosed with cancer, fought against it and came back in cricket. He is popularly known as “Yuvi” by his fans.
He started his career as a cricketer in the year 1996 when he was just eleven years old from Punjab. He is very inspiring for all his fans and all the people in the world, to show that mere cancer can never stop you from achieving anything if you want something that bad.
Yuvraj Singh Net Worth 2020
Yuvraj being a cricketer and known internationally has a net worth of $35 million. His income includes the salary he receives from BCCI, IPL, he also receives money for sponsorship and brand endorsement fee.
He is one of the highest paid cricketers. Yuvraj has investments in areas of interest of about a hundred and twenty crores in Indian currency. Lives in a luxurious house worth of five crores and have some more additional properties of forty-five crores.
He is also very fond of cars, owning different types of cars and has a collection of them. He also runs different sports clubs and fitness centers.
Yuvraj Singh Biography
|Full Name||Yuvraj Singh|
|Birth Date||12th December 1981|
|Birth Place||Chandigarh, India|
|Age (As of 2020)||38 Years|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Early Life of the Player
Yuvraj, born to Mr. Yograj Singh who was a former cricketer and a mentor to Yuvi. Yuvi has a brother named Zarovar Singh, who is an actor. Born in a family of athletes, he also had a dream to become an athlete.
He loved to play Roller Skating and Tennis. Winning an Under 14 Roller Skating Championship. But he had a dream to become a cricketer. Guided by his father and training to thrive in this domain.
He was not a good cricketer according to a former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu. Slowly giving up hope made 6 sixes in a Twenty 20 match against England, bowler being Stuart Broad. Also achieving Man of the series in both ODI world cup and Twenty20.
Being a left-handed batsman and earning popularity among his fans. In 2011 he was diagnosed with cancer which was a major drawback in his career but he pulled it through.
He wrote a book, an autobiography about his life which is called “Test of My Life: From cricket to cancer and back”. He was back in cricket after fighting against cancer. He is A1 cricket players of the nation and is also well renowned internationally.
He is not just a cricketer; he is also a good investor. He made a charity for all the people that are suffering from cancer and are unable to take treatment due to the cost. He named the charity as “YouWeCan”. He is also known for supporting young athletes and sports.
Yuvraj Singh’s Achievements
Some of his achievements being:
- Fastest fifty in the Twenty 20 tournament.
- Awarded “Arjuna Award” by Indian president in the year 2012.
- Won the ICC World cup 2011, the man of the tournament.
- In the same year, he was also awarded the “Padma Shree” award by the Indian President.
Created a charity for cancer patients. Wrote a book on his life during cancer and after effects.