Net worth

Find out AB de Villiers net worth and how he makes his money

Arguably the greatest batsman of all time to grace the IPL, AB de Villiers has recently confirmed that he will return to the Royal Challengers Bangalore setup, but not as a player but in another capacity.

The former South African skipper who retired from international cricket in 2018 announced his retirement from all forms of the game last year after another failed bid to lift the IPL trophy.

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In one of RCB’s recent videos, Virat Kohli, close companion of Villiers and former captain of RCB, hinted that de Villiers could join the franchise next year. Adding to this, ABD said, “I’m glad to hear Virat confirmed it. To be honest, we haven’t decided anything yet. I will definitely be around IPL next year. I don’t know in what capacity but I miss to go back there.

“I heard a little bird tweeting, saying there might be some matches in Bangalore. So I would love to go back to my second hometown and watch the stadium at full capacity again at Chinnaswamy. Would love to come back, j can’t wait to be there.

Meanwhile, during his time after as a cricketer, de Villiers has been busy representing the Rest of the World team against Team USA managed by Fred Couples at the inaugural Icons Series golf event on the 30 June to July 1 in Jersey. There he will also be joined by former world No. 1 and three-time Grand Slam winner Ash Barty.

One of the most successful cricketers in the world, De Villiers also became one of the richest, spending 14 seasons in the IPL, he earned over 100 crores in the IPL, playing the first three seasons for Delhi Daredevils, then moving to RCB.

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AB de Villiers led an opulent life; he owns a beautiful bungalow in Durban located in one of the most exclusive areas of the city, according to Sportskeeda. He reportedly spent 20 crores on the lavish home – which has multiple bedrooms, a built-in gym, a large garden which he attempted to turn into a mini-golf course during lockdown – in 2012.

De Villiers’ total net worth is estimated at Rs 148 crore ($21 million), according to CricTracker. The right-handed drummer also earns around $1 million or Rs 7.72 crore from his endorsement deals with renowned brands like Montblanc, Puma, Audi, MRF, Myntra and others.

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He also parked a range of classy cars in his garage, including the Audi Q7, Lexus RX, BMW X5, Ferrari 360 Modena, Mercedes Benz A-Class and Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography.

ABD has invested its earnings in real estate across South Africa. He is also believed to be a fanatic of expensive watches.

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