Steven Peter Devereux Smith is a Cricketer who belongs to Australian origin. People who follow cricket on a regular basis need no introduction of this man. Smith is nowadays compared with ‘Donald Bradman’ an Australian cricket legend, due to the reason for Smith’s high batting average in Test cricket.
Many cricket fans are not aware of the fact that Smith was mainly selected for the national team as a right arm leg spinner. But over the years Smith became more of a batsman and as time passed he became the top order batsman of Australian Cricket Team in all three formats.
Now his role is considered in the team as a top order batsman and he bowls very often. Smith gained a lot of popularity over the years and he also gained a lot of wealth with it.
In 2021 it is estimated that Smith has a net worth of approximately USD 25 million.
This former captain of Australian cricket Team earned most of his wealth by playing IPL. Smith started his IPL career back in 2010 with the team called ‘Royal Challengers Bangalore’ and they paid him INR 1.39 million that season.
The next season he joined the team called ‘Kochi Tuskers Kerala’ and got INR 9.2 million as salary that season. In 2012 he joined ‘Pune Warriors India’ and played two consecutive seasons for that team. He got INR 10.5 million for each season.
In 2014 he joined ‘Rajasthan Royals’ and played two consecutive seasons there. He picketed INR 40 million for each season. After that he moved to Rising Pune Supergiant in 2016 and they gave him a salary of INR 40 million in the first season.
The next season he stayed with the same team and picketed INR 55 million. In 2019 Smith got the highest paycheck of his IPL career. ‘Rajasthan Royals’ paid him INR 125 million for that season and in the year 2020 he got the same amount of salary.
In 2021 he switched to ‘Delhi Capitals’ and they offered him to pay about INR 22 million. Smith is also a regular player for Australian Cricket Team, so the Australian Cricket Board pays him a good amount of money. He gets USD 10K for each T20, USD 15K for each ODI and USD 20K for each Test match. Smith also has some brand endorsements in his pocket which also helps him to boost his wealth.