Dinesh Karthik Net Worth

$12 Million

Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik
Net Worth$12 Million
Net Worth in Indian RupeesRs. 90 Crore INR
Full NameKrishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik
SalaryRs. 9 Crore +
Date of Birth1st June 1985
Age37 years
Dinesh Karthik Net Worth

Dinesh Karthik Net Worth 2024

Dinesh Karthik’s Net worth is estimated at around $12 Million (as of 2024). Dinesh Karthik’s Net worth in Indian Rupees is INR 90 Crore. He is one of the finest cricketers India has ever seen with a career spanning over two decades. He is an Indian cricket legend who began his career as a part of the national under-19 squad in 1999. Dinesh Karthik’s Monthly salary is around 75 Lakhs.

Dinesh Karthik Net Worth Overview

NameDinesh Karthik
Net WorthINR 90 crores
Net Worth in USD$12 Million
Annual SalaryINR 9 Crores + 
Monthly SalaryINR 75 Lakhs +
Income SourcesTest Match, ODI, IPL Fees, Brand endorsements
Net Worth Overview

Dinesh Karthik Biography

Dinesh Karthik Biography
Dinesh Karthik Biography

Dinesh Karthik was born on 1st June 1985. The 37-year-old cricketer hails from Tamil Nadu and plays for the Indian Cricket team as a Wicket Keeper Batsman. Dinesh has established himself as one of India’s most successful batsman and wicket keepers. He worked hard towards succeeding as an international cricketer battling against all odds.

Dinesh Karthik was married to Nikita Vanjara in 2007, but due to some dysfunctionalities in the marriage, they got divorced in 2012. He is currently married to Dipika Pallikal Karthik. The couple tied the Knot in 2015 and were blessed with twin boys, Kabir and Zian, in 2021.

Dinesh Karthik saw many ups and downs in his career, as his selection in the team was never certain. Some say that he was not able to reach the success he deserved due to the presence of MS Dhoni, as he got fewer opportunities. But then he kept coming back, he was also in the commentary box for one India tour, but he never gave up and continued the hustle. Finally, after 3 years, Dinesh Karthik returned to the T20 squad for their South Africa tour in May of 2022.

Dinesh Kartik is truly an inspiration for aspiring cricketers around the world! His story embodies not only hard work but also courage and resilience that carried him through to success!

NameDinesh Karthik
ProfessionCricketer (Wicket-keeper batsman)
Age37 years
Net Worth in USD$12 Million
Net worth in Indian RupeesINR 90 Crores
Income SourceODI match fee, IPL fee, Test Match fee, T20 match fee, Brand endorsements
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current ResidenceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Weight65 kgs
Body MeasurementChest – 38 InchesWaist – 30 InchesBiceps – 14 Inches
FamilyFather- Krishna KumarMother- Padmini KrishnakumarBrother – Vinesh Karthik
Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameFirst Wife: Nikita Vanjara (m.2007-2012 )Second Wife: Dipika Pallikal Karthik (m. 2015)
SchoolCarmel School, Fahaheel Al-Watanieh Indian Private School, Kuwait
Don Bosco School, Chennai
Zodiac SignGemini
HobbiesReading, Travelling, Sudoku, Swimming
Jersey Number21, 19
DebutTest debut – November 2004
ODI debut – September 2004
T20I Debut – December 2006
IPL Debut– 2008 (Delhi Daredevils)
Batting StyleRight-handed batter
Bowling StyleRight-arm off break
RoleWicket-Keeper Batsman
Personal Information

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Income From IPL Salary

Even though Dinesh was not getting many opportunities in the National Squad, there was always the domestic time and IPL, and that is where he showed his true potential and proved the selectors wrong. He has been a part of the Indian Premier League since its inception and has been a fan favorite since.

2023Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 5.5 Crore
2022Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 5.5 Crores
2021Kolkata Knight RidersINR 7.4 Crores
2020(Retain)Kolkata Knight RidersINR 7.4 Crores
2019 (Retain)Kolkata Knight RidersINR 7.4 Crores
2018Kolkata Knight RidersINR 7.4 Crores
2017 Gujarat LionsINR 2.3 Crores
2016Gujarat LionsINR 2.3 Crores
2015Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 10.5 Crores
2014Delhi DaredevilsINR 12.5 Crores
2013Mumbai IndiansINR 4.1 Crore
2012(Transfer)Mumbai IndiansINR 4.1 Crore
2011Kings XI PunjabINR 4.1 Crore
2010Delhi DaredevilsINR 2.1 Crore
2009Delhi DaredevilsINR 2.1 Crore
2008Delhi DaredevilsINR 2.1 Crore
Total INR 86.9 Crores
Income From IPL Salary

Dinesh Karthik Endorsements and Other Income Sources

Dinesh Karthik has a huge fan base. People love and respect someone who has been through a lot and, after all the struggle, not only manages to continue but to see them succeed. This is why Dinesh Karthik is loved by all so much.

Brands love to make someone who has a huge fan following their brand ambassador, and Dinesh Karthik perfectly fits that mold.

Here are some brands that Dinesh Karthik Endorses:

  • Blackberrys
  • Venus
  • Khadim India Ltd.
  • Zandu Balm
  • Gizmore
  • Taj Rummy

Dinesh Karthik Luxury Cars and Properties

Dinesh Karthik doesn’t have the massive car collection like his fellow cricketer, but this does not mean that he is far behind in the race.

The following are the car owed by Dinesh Karthik

  • Porsche Cayman S – INR 1.78 Cr
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S – INR 1.8 Cr
  • BMW – 1 Cr
  • Range Rover – 1-2 Cr

Along with all these cars, he also has a huge house worth INR 10 CR that is next door to Super Star Rajnikant, where he lives with his wife and kids.

Dinesh Karthik Family and Love Life

Just like his cricketing Career Dinesh Karthik also faced the same in his personal and love life. He has seen many ups and downs.

The case of Dinesh Karthik and Murali Vijay

Dinesh Karthik married Nikita Vanjara, his childhood friend, in 2007, and it was all going well until Nikita started having an affair with one of Karthik teammates, Murli Vijay.

Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara
Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara

In 2012 Karthik came to know about the affair, and this led to him filing for a divorce. After the divorce, Nikita went on to marry Murali Vijay.

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This incident took a heavy toll on Dinesh Karthik. People thought his cricketing career was over, and everyone was talking about Dinesh Karthik’s Retirement, but he proved everyone wrong.

After the betrayal of Dinesh Karthik’s First wife, he found true love in Dipika Pallikal, and in August 2015, they tied the Knot.

Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal
Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal

Dinesh Kartik Social Media Presence

Instagram Profile
Twitter Profile
Facebook Profile

Dinesh Karthik Favorite Things

Favorite BatsmanSachin Tendulkar, Ian Botham
Favorite BlowerR. Ashwin
Favorite MusicianA. R. Rahman
Favorite ActorRajnikant, Danush, Suriya
Favorite Tennis PlayerRoger Federer
Favorite FoodButter Chicken
Favorite Things of Dinesh Karthik

Facts about Dinesh Karthik

  • The former Indian Cricketer Robin Sharma was the coach of Dinesh Karthik.
  • His Second Wife Dipika Pallikal is a squash player and national champion.
  • Dinesh Karthik’s First wife was his childhood friend.
  • Dinesh Karthik’s Father was a first-division cricketer from Chennai.
  • Dinesh Karthik started playing cricket when he was 10.
  • Dinesh Karthik made his Tamil Nadu U-14 Debut in 1999.
  • First Indian cricketer who won a T20 International Man of the Match award.


What is Dinesh Karthik’s wife’s name?

Dipika Pallikal is the second wife of Dinesh Karthik; they got married in 2015.

Who was Dinesh Karthik’s first wife?

Nikita Vanjara was the first wife of Dinesh Karthik; they got married in 2007 and got divorced in 2012.

What is Dinesh Karthik Age?

Dinesh Karthik is 37 years old, he was born on 1st June 1985.

What Happened between Dinesh Karthik and Murali Vijay?

Murali Vijay was having an affair with Dinesh Karthi’s wife which led to Dinesh Karthik and Nikita Vanjara’s divorce.

What is the name of Dinesh Karthik’s Children?

Dinesh Karthik and Dipika Pallikal were blessed with twins and their names are Kabir and Zian.