Abraham Benjamin de Villiers was born on the 17th of February 1984 in Warmbad, Transvaal Province, South Africa. The former South African skipper and batter was known as Mr. 360 for the wide range of shots he possessed in his batting. The 39-year-old made his test debut against England in December 2004, his ODI debut also against England, and his T20I debut against Australia in February 2006. In 114 tests, de Villiers scored 8765 runs with an average of 50.66 registering 22 centuries and 46 half centuries. In 228 ODIs, the former skipper scored 9577 runs with an average of 53.50 registering 25 centuries and 53 half centuries.
In T20Is, the former wicketkeeper batter scored 1672 runs registering 10 half centuries. de Villiers was amongst the most consistent batters of his generation who could adapt to the playing conditions, format, and wickets quite quickly. Whether it was spending time on the wicket or accelerating the scoring by playing big shots, de Villiers showcased tremendous temperament in different situations. He registered 227 dismissals in test cricket, 181 dismissals in ODI cricket, and 72 dismissals in T20I cricket as a wicketkeeper. His athleticism and quick glovework were simply brilliant. As a fielder, he was lightning quick in all positions as he was compared with former South African great Jonty Rhodes.
AB de Villiers Net Worth
|Name||Abraham Benjamin De Villiers|
|Net Worth||$ 21 million|
|Net Worth In INR||INR 148 crores|
|Annual Salary||$ 13 million|
AB de Villiers Salary
As per the reports, his annual salary is 148 crores (13 million).
AB de Villiers Brand Endorsements
De Villiers’ earnings through brand endorsements are INR 8.2 crore ($ 1million). He has done endorsements for Montblanc, Audi, Puma, Myntra, MRF, Wrongn, Tata Motors, and Kingfisher. He has also done endorsements for Supersport which is a South African sports media firm and Aca Joe. he was the brand ambassador for ‘Last Man Stands’-an amateur cricket league. It is an 8 -a-side T20 match. he was also a brand ambassador for Fairplay which is an online fantasy app and Cricket Manager Pro.
He has donated to social and charitable causes like ‘The Make a Difference Foundation’. It provides education to poor and underprivileged kids children. He also participates in podcast episodes for Make a Difference Foundation. he participated in UNICEF’s social cause to promote education for children in association with Montblanc. He raised 3 million rands for the underprivileged by taking part in the 3Team Cricket Solidarity Cup in 2020.
AB de Villiers Car Collection
AB de Villiers owns an Audi Q7, BMW X5, Mercedes Benz A Class and Lenux RX. He also owns Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography which is the most expensive car he owns.
AB de Villiers House
De Villiers owns a house se in Durban that is worth INR 20 crores consisting of multiple bedrooms, a gym, a garden, and a small golf course. He also has a holiday home where he spends time with his wife and children. Apart from this, he owns multiple properties.