Birthday Special: Once upon a time he used to earn Rs 2100 by sweating on the field, today Kapil Dev is the owner of crores, know everything till car collection!


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Today Kapil Dev is celebrating his 65th birthday. Kapil Dev's contribution to Indian cricket is unparalleled, especially as the captain who led India to its first World Cup win in 1983.

He was born in January 1959 in Chandigarh, Punjab, India. He was the captain of the Indian cricket team that won the Cricket World Cup for the first time in 1983.

Kapil was named the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002 and is considered one of the most prominent players of all time. He coached the Indian national cricket team from 1999–2000.

After retiring from cricket, he also decided to serve with the Indian team as a coach. As of 2012, he has been associated with ICL, and most of his income is derived from cricket and brand promotions.


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Kapil Dev's Net Worth

According to media reports, Kapil Dev's net worth is $30 million, which is approximately Rs 220 crore in Indian Rupees. Kapil Dev's monthly income is around Rs 1 crore and his annual income is said to be around Rs 12 crore.

Kapil Dev's house

Currently, Kapil Dev is living a retired life with his family in Delhi and can often be seen playing golf early in the morning at the Delhi Golf Club. His residence is one kilometre away from Delhi Golf Club. The house is also very close to the National Stadium, where the World Cup-winning captain himself trained.

Kapil dev cars

Kapil Dev is very fond of automobiles and he has the registration number of 1983 on many of his vehicles.

Kapil Dev's car collection is worth millions of US dollars. Some of the cars owned by Kapil Dev are:

Mercedes c220d

Toyota Fortuner

Mercedes GLS 350 d

Porsche Panamera


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Kapil Dev's assets

The World Cup-winning captain owns a 5% stake in Zicom Electronics apart from hotel chains named Captain Retreat Hotel and Captain XI in Patna and Chandigarh. 'Haryana Hurricane' also has a stake in Dev Mosco Lighting Pvt Ltd which installs flood lights in stadiums across India. PCA Stadium in Mohali, Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai and Barabati Stadium in Cuttack are some of the stadiums that have benefited from his investment. Kapil Dev invested around $3 million in ITL (Indian Trading League) run by Samco Ventures, where he holds a majority stake.