Ricky Ponting Net Worth: fun facts, Salary, House, Cars, Age, height, biography

Ricky Ponting Net Worth:$70 Million

Net Worth:$70 Million
Name:Ricky Ponting
Net Worth In Indian Rupees:519 Crore INR
Salary:$6 Million +
Monthly Income:$0.5 Million +
Date of Birth:December 19, 1974
Height:1.78 M (5′ 10″)
Profession:Australian cricket coach
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Ricky Ponting is an Australian cricketer who was the former captain of the Australia 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 *).

Ricky Ponting entered cricket as a Right-Hand Bat and Right-arm Medium Bowler of the 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. 

Ricky Ponting Net Worth 2022:

The net worth of Mr. Ricky Ponting is approximately $70 million , which is 519 crores rupees in Indian currency. He has gathered this massive amount from his BCCI salaries, IPL contracts, and his private businesses.

NameRicky Ponting
Net Worth (2022)$ 70 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees519 Crore INR
Monthly Income And Salary$0.5 Million
yearly Income$6 Million

Ricky Ponting IPL Salary

2013Mumbai Indians₹ 21,308,000
2008Kolkata Knight Riders₹ 16,064,000
Total₹ 37,372,000

Ponting Net Worth in Last 5 Years

Estimated Net worth in 2021Rs. 517 Crore INR
Estimated Net worth in 2020Rs. 502 Crore INR
Estimated Net worth in 2019Rs. 490 Crore INR
Estimated Net worth in 2018Rs. 481 Crore INR

Ricky Ponting House:

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.

Ricky Ponting Income & Fees

Estimated Net worthRs. 519 Crore INR
Annual IncomeRs. 13 Crore INR
IPL FeesRs 2.13 Crore INR
Luxury CarsRs. 1.5-2 Crore
Brand endorsement feeRs. 1 Crore INR

Ricky Ponting Wiki:

Ricky Ponting was born on 19 December 1974. His full name is Ricky Thomas Ponting.

Graeme was “a good club cricketer” and played Australian rules football, while Lorraine was a state vigoro champion. His uncle Greg Campbell played Test cricket for Australia in 1989 and 1990.

Ponting’s parents first lived in Prospect 4.1 km (2.5 mi) south of city centre; however, they moved into the working-class area of Newnham, 6 km (3.7 mi) north of central Launceston.[

Ponting married Rayna Kentor in June 2002.

After marrying his long-time girlfriend, law student Rianna Cantor, in June 2002, Ponting credited her as the reason for his increased maturity.The couple have three children.

He is the eldest son in his family. Greg Chappell, who played for Australia from 1989 to 1990, is his uncle. Ricky is also known as ‘Punter’ in the team.

Real NameRicky Ponting
Nick NamePunter, Ricky
Full NameRicky Thomas Ponting
Birth Place:Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Date Of Birth/Birthday:19 December 1974
Age/How Old:46 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
Hair Color:Black
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/MentorIan Young (died in 2010)
Nature on fieldAggressive
Favorite Ball/ShotPull Shot
Favorite CricketerBatsman-Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara
Bowler-Shane Warne
Hobbies:Listening to music, Travelling, Playing rugby.
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse:Rianna Jennifer Cantor (law student)
Affairs/GirlfriendsRianna Jennifer Cantor (law student)
ChildrenDaughter- Emmy Charlotte (26 July 2008), Matisse Ellie (8 September 2011)
Son- Fletcher William (24 September 2014)
Profession:Australia Cricketer
Net Worth:$ 70 Million

Ponting Cricket Career:

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.

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In domestic cricket,Ponting played for his home state of Tasmania as well as Tasmania’s Hobart Hurricanes in Australia’s domestic Twenty20 competition, the Big Bash League. He played as a specialist right-handed batsman, an excellent slip fielder, as well as a very occasional bowler. He led Australia to their second 5–0 Ashes win as well as victory at the 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cups and was also a member of the 1999 World Cup winning team under Steve Waugh.

He led Australia to consecutive ICC Champions Trophy victory in 2006 and 2009. Combative and at times a controversial captain, statistically he is one of the most successful Test captains of all time, with 48 victories in 77 Tests between 2004 and 31 December 2010.

As a player, Ponting is the only cricketer in history to be involved in 100 Test victories and was involved in the most ODI victories as a player, with 262 wins, having played in over 160 Tests and 370 ODIs.

A prolific batter, Ponting is Australia’s leading run-scorer in Test and ODI cricket. He was named “Cricketer of the Decade 2000” was named in the country’s best Ashes XI in a Cricket Australia poll in 2017 and in July 2018 he was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.He is the current assistant coach of the Australian national men’s cricket team, having been appointed to the role in February 2019.

Ponting announced his retirement from Test cricket in November 2012, the day before playing in his final Test against South Africa; this was his 168th and last Test appearance,equalling the Australian record held by Steve Waugh.He retired with a Test batting average of 51.85,although he continued to play cricket around the world until 2013.

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.

Test cricket record
  • 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’s results in international matches
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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.

Interesting Facts

  • 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 (Rs. 519 Crores)

What is the age of Ricky Ponting?

Currently Ricky Ponting is 46 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)