Shoaib Akhtar Net Worth

Shoaib Akhtar is a former Pakistani cricketer who played international cricket from 1997 to 2010. He is one of the fastest bowlers in the history of cricket and was ranked first by Wisden as a bowler in 2003. Shoaib Akhtar has a net worth of $8 million. Here we will learn more about Shoaib Akhtar’s net worth, salary, endorsement, and personal life.

About Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar was a Pakistani cricketer who played international cricket for the national team from 1997 to 2010. He was a right-arm fast bowler and right-handed batsman. He made his Test debut in 1997 against West Indies at Rawalpindi, taking six wickets and scoring 21 runs in his first match.

In 2003 he became the fastest bowler to reach 100 ODI wickets when he dismissed Asanka Gurusinha of Sri Lanka as part of an unbeaten partnership with Saqlain Mushtaq which produced Pakistan’s first-ever Test victory over Sri Lanka at Galle Stadium (Sri Lanka).

Early Life

Shoaib Akhtar was born on 13 August 1975 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He is a former Test and One Day International (ODI) cricketer who played for the Pakistan cricket team from 1997 to 2010.

A fast bowler known for his speed, he had an unorthodox bowling action that made him more effective against batsmen on good batting pitches than others. He became the fastest bowler ever when he reached 161 km during a Test match against England at Lord’s Cricket Ground (London) in July 2002.


Shoaib made his debut for Pakistan in 1997 but it was only after two years that he caught the attention of the world with his outstanding performance during the World Cup held in England in 1999. Throughout his career, Shoaib played for various teams such as Gloucestershire County Cricket Club and Kolkata Knight Riders before retiring from international cricket in May 2011.

Shoaib Akhtar’s Net Worth and Earnings

Shoaib Akhtar’s net worth is $8 million as of 2023, which he earned throughout his cricketing career. He played a total of 46 Tests and was also a part of 163 ODIs and 15 T20I internationals for Pakistan.


His annual salary is $500,000, which he earns from various endorsements deals with various brands like Pepsi Co., LG Electronics, etc., apart from being an analyst on sports channels like PTV Sports Channel & Geo Super TV Channel as well as writing columns for newspapers such as ‘The News International’ & ‘Daily Jang.’


Shoaib Akhtar has endorsed many brands. He has also endorsed many products and companies. Some of the brands that he has endorsed include Pepsi, Reebok, LG, and more.

In Pakistan, he has promoted several local companies such as Mobilink, Telenor, and others.

Quick Facts

Full Name Muhammad Shoaib Akhtar
Nickname Rawalpindi Express
Born 13 August 1975 (age 47) 
Debut 1997
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 85 kg
Age 47
Birthplace Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Religion Islam
Nationality Pakistan
Net Worth 8 million dollars
Marital Status Married
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
Role Bowler
Instagram Handle (@imshoaibakhtar)


Shoaib Akhtar married a Pakistani woman named Rubab Khan. Ruba is a former model and actress, she also worked as a social worker and author.

They have three children together: two daughters (Jannat Ali & Junaidah) & one son (Junaid).


Shoaib Akhtar was born on 13 August 1975. He is 47 years old as of 2023.

Height and Weight

He is 6 feet tall and weighs 80 kilograms.

Career Stats

Competition Test ODI T20I
Matches 46 163 15
Runs scored 544 394 21
Batting average 10.07 8.95 7.00
100s/the 50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 47 43 8*
Balls bowled 8,143 7,764 318
Wickets 178 247 19
Bowling average 25.69 24.97 22.73
5 wickets in innings 12 4
10 wickets in the match 2

FAQs About Shoaib Akhtar

What is Shoaib Akhtar’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $8 million in 2023

What is his fastest delivery?

His fastest delivery is 161.3 kph.

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