Joe Root Net Worth 2021: Income, Endorsements, Cars, Wages, Property, Affairs, Family

As dubbed by the New Zealand legend Martin Crowe he is a part of the "Big Four" batsmen alongside Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, and Kane Williamson.
Joe Root Net Worth 2021

When it comes to the primal and hardest format of the game only Test cricket comes to mind. And when you consider Test there is only a common thread amongst cricket lovers i.e Joe Root. England Test Captain has carved a niche with such dominance as the most prominent batsman in the world.

Root is currently the skipper of the England Test Team and plays for the ODI team as well. He became the first player to score a century in his 98th, 99th, and 100th Test consecutively. No player has been able to achieve such feat and dominance in red-ball cricket. With 9278 runs in Tests, he is way ahead of his peers after 100 Test matches in international cricket and is currently ranked as the no. 1 Test batsman in the world in the ICC Player Rankings (as of 2021).

Born and growing up in Sheffield he followed his father’s footsteps joining Sheffield Collegiate County Cricket and his brother also played cricket at the school level. Root later joined Yorkshire and the team went on to win the County Championship title in 2014 and 2015.

In a devastating batting line-up compromising of Jos Butler, Bairstow, Morgan, and Stokes, Root provides stability batting at no.3 in case of a batting collapse. His cricketing shots and his backfoot play are always a treat for cricket lovers. He also does part-time bowling for England and has a total of 71 international wickets to his career tally.

Joe Root Net Worth

Joe Root is one of the most respected cricketers of this generation and his stature is also very high. Joe Root has a Net Worth of $3.3 million, which is around 22 crore rupees in Indian currency. 

His salary from ECB, The Hundred Tournament, endorsements, and his investments all contribute to his New Worth placing him in the Top 10 Highest Paid Cricketers.

Joe Root Salary

Being one of the highest-paid cricketers in the world his annual salary is roughly 8.15 crore.

He received a massive amount of £ 870,000 for his 2021-22 Central + White ball cricket contract with England Cricket Board.

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Salary per yearRs. 8.5 crore
Salary per month$400,000 (approx)
The Hundred Salary £125,000
Test Match FeeRs. 18.5 lakh 
ODI Match feeRs. 10 lakh
T20Is Match feeRs. 5.1 lakh
ECB Retainer fees (2021-22)Rs. 7.22 crore

Joe Root Endorsements

The All-rounder is a reputed face in the cricket world and being the skipper of the England Test Team attracts many endorsements and sponsorship deals with many brands.

  • Brew Dolphin
  • Brut
  • Vitality
  • New Balance

Joe Root House

Joe Root lives in his luxurious home in Sheffield, South Yorkshire with his family which is reportedly worth $1.5 million.

Joe Root Cars

The England Test skipper owns the latest models of Audi RS 5 and Land Rover.

Joe Root Career

Test Debut– 13 December 2012 vs India

T20I Debut– 22 December 2012 vs India

ODI Debut– 11 January 2013 vs India

  • In 2010 he was a part of the England team in U19 Cricket World Cup held in New Zealand. He scored an unbeaten 70 against Hong Kong for victory. England team reached the quarterfinals before being eliminated by West Indies
  • Root entered the international stage when he was just 23-years old but was one those guys who achieved maturity so quickly. He was named Vice captain to Alastair Cook in 2015 and replaced him full-time Test captain on 13 February 2017 following the latter’s resignation, making him England’s 80th captain.
  • Root being a star batsmen is considered as the part of the “Big Four” batsmen in Cricket (Root, Smith, Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson)and has featured in 100 Test matches for England and has amassed 9278* runs in the longer format. The batter also has 23 centuries to his name.
  • In the recent Test match against India at Nottingham, Root became the all-time highest run-scorer for England. 
201019Selected for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup
201221Test debut
201221T20I debut
201322ODI debut
201524Selected for the 2015 World Cup
201625Selected for the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup
201726Made captain of the Test team
201928Won the 2019 World Cup

Joe Root Career Stats





Joe Root Personal Info and Family

Joe Root was born in Dore,Sheffield to Helen and Matt Root on 30th December 1990 . He has three siblings a brother namely,Billy and two sisters Wanda and Amanda Root.

His family was of cricket lovers and he followed the footsteps of his father joining Sheffield Collegiate County Cricket while his brother Billy also also played cricket at the school level. Root later joined Yorkshire and the team went on to win the County Championship title in 2014 and 2015.

 The following is Joe Root’s info:

Full NameJoseph Edwards Root 
Known AsJoe, Shorty, The Golden Child
Age30 years
Birthdate30th December 1990
BirthplaceSheffield, Yorkshire, England
Weight70 kg
Height6 ft (183 cm)
ParentsFather- Matt Root
Mother- Helen Root
SiblingsBilly Root (brother), Wanda Root, Amanda Root (sisters)
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/GirlfriendCarrie Cotterell 
KidsAlfred William (Son), Isabella (Daughter)
RoleBatting All-Rounder
Batting StyleRight-handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break 
Team AssociationsYorkshire, England, England Cricket board XI, Sydney Thunder, Team Buttler, Team Root, Trent Rockets
Jersey Number#66
HobbiesArt, Handicraft, Listening Music
SchoolDore Primary, King Ecgbert School(Sheffield)
CollegeWorksop College

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Joe Root Wife and Kids

In March 2016, Root got engaged to his girlfriend, Carrie Cotterell. The couple tied the knot on December 1, 2018. Currently the couple lives in their luxurious residence in Yorkshire along with their two kids.

The couple first became parents in 2017 with the birth of their son, Alfred William and was again blessed with a daughter, Isabella in July 2020.

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Joe Root Awards

  • 2014 – Wisden Cricketer of the Year
  • 2014, 2015, 2016 – ICC Test Team of the Year
  • 2015, 2018 – ICC ODI Team of the Year
  • 2015 – England Test Cricketer of the Year
  • 2015 – England Limited-Overs Cricketer of the Year
  • 2015 – Fan’s Player of the Year
  • 2021– PCA Player of the Year

Root was also appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2020 for services his to cricket.

Joe Root Unknown Facts

  • Root had such passion for cricket since childhood he has been playing with his friends. His teammates used to call him Future England Captain because of his dedication and outstanding performances.
  • His brother, Billy is also a cricketer.
  • Joe Root loves playing guitar and traveling. His favorite superhero is Batman. 
  • He has a calm and cool attitude on and off the field.He is a prankster and has pranked many of his teammates.
  • As dubbed by the New Zealand legend Martin Crowe he is a part of the “Big Four” batsmen alongside Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, and Kane Williamson.

FAQs about Joe Root

Q. What is Joe Root’s salary?

A. 8.15 Cr

Q.  How much is Joe Root Net worth?

A. $3.3 million

Q. How old is Joe Root?

A. 30 years old (as of 2021)

Q. Who is Joe Root’s wife?

A. Carrie Cotterell (m. 2018)

Q. Where is Joe Root’s house?

A. Joe Root lives in Yorkshire with his family.

Q. When is Joe Root’s birthday?

A. He celebrates his birthday on December 30. He was born in 1990.

Q. How many kids does Joe Root have?

A. 2, Alfred William Root (born 2017) and Isabella Root (born 2020)

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