Andrew Symonds is an Australian national cricketer; his biological parent hail from England and West Indies. He was adopted at an early age; he was a staunch cricket and Rugby enthusiast since childhood. Symonds also holds the record for hitting most sixes(16) in a single innings and match(20) of a first-class match. Andrew Symonds was a brilliant allrounder, he can bat brilliantly, he can bowl varying his pace from medium-fast to off-spin bowling when needed. He was in the middle of several controversies from the beginning of his International career; he was sent to home many times due to lack of discipline. Andrew Symonds net worth is calculated from different sources, his IPL contract money, an estimated salary he received in 13 years from his central contract with Cricket Australia, and earnings from TV Shows and commentaries.
Andrew Symonds played his first ODI match against Pakistan in 1999; he retired from all form of International cricket in 2012. His test career was on a roller coaster the whole time, but his fielding and useful batting and bowling skills made him a member of Australian cricket team for a long time, he was part of the winning eleven of Australia’s two World Cup victories. He witnessed and contributed in many victories for Australia. Andrew joined IPL in 2008, he was the second-highest expensive player in the first edition bought by Deccan Chargers, later he was drafted by Mumbai Indians for IPL 2011 season.
Andrew was alcoholic and abusive in the dressing room and faced many bans and suspensions, he was forced by the Cricket Australia to retire after his central contract was discontinued due to lack of discipline. Andrew Symonds appeared in Big Boss season 5, he was the second international player to appear in India’s popular reality show. He is now an analyst, he works for many Sports Channels, he also starred in a Hindi Movie Patiala House.
Net Worth: $10 Million
IPL Contracts: $4 Million (2008,2010,2011)