What is the net worth of Faf du Plessis?
|Name||Faf du Plessis|
|Net Worth||INR 105 Crores|
|Source of Incomes||Cricket, Endorsements|
|Last Updated||February 2023|
Faf du Plessis is a South African top-order batsman who is 38 years old but still comes in the elite category of most fearsome T20 batsman around the world. The Protease legend retired from Test cricket and ODI cricket in 2021 but is still available for selection in T20 format for the South African team.
He has been always under-appreciated for his performances at the International level and franchise cricket. With an average of more than 35 in all formats, he is one of few cricketers to achieve this scintillating feat. Faf’s journey in cricket was not straightforward as he is the second cousin of Namibian rugby player Marcel and initially was more into rugby till schooling days.
Faf’s International debut came very late in 2011 at age of 27 considering his talent and performances at the domestic level. He is one of the best mates of South African legend AB De Villiers and after AB’s retirement, he was the one to take forward South African cricket. Faf is in the last stage of his career but still is very fit and popular. In this article, we will take you through the luxurious lifestyle of this hunk.
Faf du Plessis Net Worth
Faf du Plessis was recently snapped by Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL auctions for 7 Crores which is enough to show the demand of this Protease legend. Faf is a big star in South Africa and his handsome personality complements his commercial image very well. He earns good money from sources other than cricket and his current net worth is 105 Crores.
Personal life and Family life of Faf du Plessis
|Full name||Francois Du Plessis|
|Date of Birth||13th July 1984|
|Birth Place||Pretoria, South Africa|
|Father||Francois du Plessis|
|Children||Amelie du Plessis|
|Domestic Cricket debut||2004 for Northerns|
|IPL Debut||2011 Chennai Super Kings|
|ODI Debut||18 January 2011 v India|
|T20I Debut||8 September 2012 v England|
Faf du Plessis’s IPL Career
Faf du Plessis’s IPL Career started in 2011 when MS Dhoni spotted Du Plessis in Champions League T20 2010 where he reportedly demanded Chennai management to buy him at 2011 mega auctions. He was snapped by Chennai in 2011 for 50 Lakhs and performed decently in the first few seasons. Although due to the established pair of Mike Hussey and Murali Vijay, he had to bat in the middle order.
Chennai again restored their faith in him at 2014 auctions. However, after Chennai’s exclusion, he moved to Rising Pune Supergiants. In 2018, Chennai Super Kings again bought him for 1.6 Crores when it turned out to be a masterstroke. Du Plessis showed splendid form from 2018 to 2021 and unfortunately will have to don the RCB jersey from the 2022 season after the bumper 7 Crores contract.
Du Plesis’s IPL Salary
|Year||Salary (in rupees)|
Other T20 and T10 Leagues
After retirement from International Cricket, Faf has featured in almost every T20 league around the world. Recently he was seen in the Bangladesh Premier League. He now earns most of his wealth through leagues only as he is not centrally contracted by CSA.
|Caribbean Premier League||Saint Lucia Kings, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots|
|Ram Slam T20 League||Titans|
|Big Bash League||Melbourne Renegades|
|Bangladesh Premier League||Comilla Victorians|
|Pakistan Super League||Quetta Gladiators, Peshawar Zalmi|
|T10 League||Bangla Tigers|
|Mzansi Super League||Paarl Rocks|
Faf du Plessis’s Brand Endorsements
Faf du Plessis is a kind of Cricket icon in South Africa along with AB de Villiers. He is very fit and handsome which makes him the ideal choice of every brand. He has been associated with many grooming brands as well and generates good money through it. He is now retired but still has good demand in the commercial world. Here is a list of his endorsed brands.
- Sareen Sports (SS)
- Insignia Sports
Also Check: Liam Livingstone Net Worth
Faf du Plessis Social Media Appearance
Faf du Plessis is very active on social media and especially during IPL, fans love his behind-the-scenes photos from the Chennai Super Kings dugout. He regularly posts on social media and keeps himself engaged with his fans around the world.
|Social Media Platform||Followers|
|1 million followers|
|2 million followers|
Faf du Plessis Cars, Super Bike
|Range Rover||Range Rover Velar||90 Lakhs|
|Triumph||Triumph Bonneville Speed master Bike||11 Lakhs|
|Audi||Audi TT Rs Coupe||70 Lakhs|
|BMW||BMW R16||10 Lakhs|
Faf du Plessis’s Property
Faf du Plessis lives in Pretoria, Transvaal Province. He owns a multi-story mansion in the city and a farmhouse near wildlife. His properties are estimated to be around 5 Crores in Indian rupees. Apart from properties in South Africa, he owns some properties in Namibia as well.
Also Check: Hugh Edmeades Net Worth
Faf du Plessis Favorite Things: Hobbies, Friends, etc
|Best Friend||AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn|
|Favorite Actor||Tom Hanks|
|Favorite Social media platform|
|Favorite food||Sea Food|
|Favorite Current Cricketer||Aiden Markram|
|Favorite Cricketer||Dale Steyn|
|Favorite Sportsperson||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Hobbies||Watching Formula One races|
|Favorite Stadium||Cape Town|
|Favorite shot||Straight Drive|
Affairs and Marriage
Faf du Plessis is married to Imari Visser. They both tied the knot in 2013 after dating for almost 8 years. They are reportedly childhood friends and attended school tottering. They are now blessed with two daughters.
Also Check: Wanindu Hasaranga Net Worth
Faf du Plessis Controversies
Faf du Plessis has been caught guilty of ball-tampering twice in his career which is a big offense in cricket. The first time, he was caught in 2013 against Pakistan where he was caught doing ball-tampering with his trousers zippers. And second time against Australia during the Hobart test where he used mint for tampering. Both times, he was fined heavily for such offenses.
Stats of Faf du Plessis’s career
Achievements of Faf du Plessis
- He scored unbeaten 60 runs in his debut Match
- He holds record for most innings without a duck in international cricket
- He scored match winning century against Australia in his debut match
- He has won IPL 3 times
- Faf was part of 2013 T20 Team of the year
- Faf was cricket South Africa T20 player of the year in 2013
- Faf was 2nd highest run-scorer in 2021 IPL
Unknown Facts about Faf du Plessis
- Faf du Plessis is Cousin of Namibian rugby player
- He and AB de Villiers are childhood friends
- Faf du Plessis signed Kolpak deal in 2006
- Faf du Plessis was scouted by MS Dhoni himself on Indian tour of South Africa in 2011
- Faf du Plessis loves Indian food
- He has many tattoos dedicated to jesus on his body
FAQs about Faf du Plessis
Chennai Super Kings
No, he is still available for T20I selection
Shardul Thakur Net Worth 2023: Income, Endorsements, Cars, Wages, Property, Affairs, Family
Yuzvendra Chahal Net Worth 2023: Income, Endorsements, Cars, Wages, Property, Affairs, Family