India’s ace commentator Harsha Bhogle is hailed as one of the best cricket analysts and experts of the game. He is popularly known as the ‘voice of cricket’ and has made his voice reach our homes for years. His witty one-liners are a thing of beauty.
He started his broadcasting career at the age of 19 years only for All India Radio. He was also the first Indian commentator to be invited by ABC for the team India 1991-1992 tour and thus his international career began.
Bhogle has been a part of the “few good men” who have commented on games all around the world for ESPN Star, which included legendary names like Alan Wilkins, Ravi Shastri, and Sunil Gavaskar. There have been no turning backs for the ace commentator ever.
Net-worth of Harsha Bhogle:
As per the reports, Harsha Bhogle receives a salary of $800,000 to $900,000. Harsha’s net worth has drastically increased between 2020 and 2021. His income source is mostly from being a successful Indian cricket commentator and a journalist.
In the just concluded IPL 2021, Harsha earned a sum of $500,000 as an English commentator, reportedly.
As per the sources, Harsha Bhogle has invested in Fantasy Akhada, which is an online fantasy sports platform for cricket and football. Bhogle will be also the brand ambassador of the same for the next two years. But Fantasy Akhada isn’t the first association of Harsha Bhogle with fantasy sports. It was back in 2017 when Bhogle was appointed as Dream 11’s first-ever brand ambassador when he signed an endorsement deal.
His net worth also comprises the salary he receives from broadcasting channels for his commentary duties and from several brands through advertisements. Reportedly, Harsha Bhogle’s net worth is about USD $22 million (Rs 140 crore).