Joe Edward Root is a cricketer who belongs to English origin. He is currently the Captain of England’s Test Cricket squad. He plays for Yorkshire in domestic cricket. In Cricket World Cup 2019 he was the leading run scorer for England.
Joe is mainly an opening batsman who can also bowl. He is a right handed batsman and occasional right arm leg break bowler. Though he is a top order batsman, he played most of his innings in the middle order. Joe made his debut for England back in 2012 against India and since then he showed consistency in the field and became a regular player for England.
For his astonishing performances he was awarded with The ‘Most Excellent Order of the British Empire’.
With all this success he also attracted a lot of wealth too. In 2021 it is estimated that Joe’s net worth is approximately USD 3 million.
Joe Root is a very important player for England and he helped them to win many crucial matches as well as the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He is bound to England’s Cricket Board with an annual contract according to which he gets around USD 1.25 million. Joe also gets around USD 26K for each Test match, USD 15K for each ODI and USD 7K for each T20.
Joe’s other source of income is domestic cricket. He plays for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and they pay him around USD 100K for each season.
Joe Root also plays in the Big Bash League, one of the finest cricket leagues of the world. He plays for Sydney Thunder in this tournament and is paid USD 200K for each season.
He also gets a good amount of bonuses from both national team and domestic based on his performance. As a captain of England’s test squad he also gets some additional bonuses with his base salary.
Joe Root also has some brand endorsements in his pocket. From these endorsements he also makes a good amount of money each year.