Jhye Avon Richardson commonly known as Jhye Richardson is a cricketer who belongs to Australian origin. Jhye was born on 20th September, 1996. He is only 24 years old and he plays for Australian cricket team in all three formats of cricket.
Jhye is a right arm fast bowler who can also bat in the lower orders of the innings. Jhye came to limelight while playing the 2016-17 season of the Big Bash League for the team called Scorchers. He took 11 wickets throughout the whole tournament.
In the final of that tournament he took three important wickets and helped the Scorchers to win against Sydney Sixers. In the same year he got selected for Australian cricket team to play against Sri Lanka in a T20 series.
Over the years he became a prominent player of Australian team. In recent times he also started his IPL career. With all these outstanding performances fame and wealth followed him too.
In the year 2021 it is estimated that Jhye’s net worth is approximately USD 3.5 million.
Jhye’s main source of income is from Big Bash League. Currently he is playing for the team called Perth Scorchers and he charges around USD 350K for each season. He also gets bonuses based on individual performance.
He fetched around USD 2.48 million from Perth Scorchers for excellent performance throughout the season. Jhye also started his IPL career in 2021 with the team called ‘Punjab Kings’ and they paid him INR 140 million for a single season.
It is a record breaking deal for a debut season payment. Jhye also plays for Australian cricket team. He is bound to Australian cricket board with a contract according to which he gets USD 10K for each T20, USD 15K for each ODI and USD 20K for each Test match.
Jhye is a very promising youngster and he is improving day by day. So, it is possible that in the near future he boosts his net worth even more.