Shahid Afridi, aka Boom Boom, is an all-rounder cricketer and former captain of the Pakistan cricket team. He is known to be the richest Pakistani cricketer with a net worth of more than $40 million. He entered the ODI cricket team when he was just a 16-year-old boy with a dream of becoming the best in his game. And guess what? He did.
Every athlete or celebrity has a unique quality that they are defined with; Shahid Afridi holds the quality of being just unpredictable. He was the first cricketer to mark 1000 runs, 50 wickets and 50 catches in T20 international games. Shahid Afridi is not only the most popular batsman around the world for his remarkable 37-ball century in ODI, but he also holds the record for the longest six, a whopping 158 meters, in an international cricket game against South Africa.
Being an all-rounder, Shahid Afridi considered himself a better bowler than a batsman. He became the team captain in ODI 2010 and of the T20 matches in 2014. His Test captaincy however didn’t stand long as he retrieved himself after losing the first Test match as captain against Australia in 2010.
Net Worth: $40 Million
Date of Birth: Mar 1, 1977
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
ODI shirt no: 10
Spouse: Nadia Afridi
What is Shahid Afridi Net Worth?
As mentioned earlier, Shahid Afridi net worth exceeds $40 million. In 2020, he gave his fans a virtual tour of his house in Karachi, the place was built beautifully with lavish interiors, huge rooms and portions. It wasn’t anything less than a 5-star hotel.
His house included a separate place for indoor sports like snooker, table tennis, etc. Moreover, he dedicated a special place for his antique collection, pictures of many cricketers and the thing he cherished the most, the bat gifted to him by legendary Indian cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar. He had displayed signed t-shirts from many cricketers he cherished on one of his walls.
Nonetheless, his beautiful home shows how he decorated every corner with dedication and hard work and how he adorned it with special valuable things that money can’t buy.
What Shahid Afridi Owns?
Every fan wants to know about their favorite personality, about what they drive, where they live, or what they wear. In addition to his bungalow in Karachi, he also owns a house in his hometown, Peshawar. Some more of what he owns is listed below.
Shahid Afridi loves race cars and motorbikes, it can be seen in his collection. Some of which include:
- Bentley Continental GT
- Range Rover Evoque
- BMW X5
- Porsche Panamera
- Mazda RX-8
- Yamaha V Star 650
- Suzuki Hayabusa
- Harley Davidson V-Rod
Additionally, he owns a cattle farm that he bought in 2010 which includes healthy and beautiful cows, buffalos and bulls.
He runs a private business as well, a clothing brand named Hope Not Out. And is a brand ambassador of many high-end brands like Head & Shoulders, Pepsi, etc.
About Shahid Afridi and His Family:
A little about the legend and his family. In his autobiography, he stated his birth year to be 1975 and his birthplace, Khyber Agency. He comes from a traditional family of Pashtuns and has a big family of six brothers and four sisters.
Shahid Afridi is married to his maternal cousin, Nadia Afridi and has five beautiful and intelligent daughters named Aqsa, Asmara, Ajwa, Ansha and Arwa.
As mentioned earlier, Shahid Afridi declared his retirement from Test cricket in July 2010. And after the ICC World Cup in 2015, from ODIs as well. Moreover, in 2017, Afridi announced his retirement from the T20s and international cricket.