Sunil Chhetri Net Worth(2021): Income, Wife, Goals, Records, Bio, Cars, Career.

Sunil Chhetri Footballer


Sunil Chhetri Net Worth is $570k ( ₹ 4.15 Crores ) as of 2021. He is the second-highest international goalscorer among active players, after Cristiano Ronaldo. He is an Indian Professional Footballer who plays as a Captain and Striker (Winger) for the Indian National team and Indian club Bengaluru FC. He is the all-time top goalscorer for the India national team.

Sunil Chhetri’s income comes primarily from the ISL where he is a part of Bengaluru FC as well as the national team where he is the captain. He currently plays for India and Bengaluru FC, where Sunil Chhetri’s salary is reported $11000 (~ ₹8,14,000). Mumbai FC bought him in 2015 for ₹1.13 crore, which also contributes to Sunil Chhetri’s earnings.

On 4 December 2017, Chhetri married his long time girlfriend Sonam Bhattacharya who is the daughter of the former Indian national football player and Mohun Bagan legend Subrata Bhattacharya

Sunil Chhetri Wife

Cars Collection And House

1. Audi A6

2. Maruti Suzuki SX4

3. Ciaz

4.Royal Enfield Continental GT


After living in three different houses throughout his career, Sunil Chhetri now resides in Bangalore in his house with his wife Sonam.

Footballer Sunil Chhetri Sitting on a chair at his home office in his home in Bengaluru with his trophies and medals kept in a couple of display units

Endorsements And Physical Assets

Besides matches, Sunil also generates hefty income from different companies and brand endorsements. Only in 2019, the striker signed a three-year deal with the sports apparel brand PUMA.

Plus, he is endorsed by other brands like Celio X, AXE, Arreindia, and more.

Plus, he is endorsed by other brands like Celio X, AXE, Arreindia, and more.


Real NameSunil Chhetri
NicknameBhai, Captain Fantastic
BornAugust 3, 1984
Birth PlaceSecunderabad, India
Age36 years old
Profession Indian Professional Footballer

Physical Stats

Weight62 Kg (in kilograms)
136 lbs (in Pounds)
Height170 cm (in centimeters)
1.70 m (in meters)
5’7” (in inches)
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown
Skin ColourFair

Football Info

Professional Debut2002 for Mohun Bagan
Jersey Number11
PositionStriker, Centre-Forward
MentorSubrata Bhattacharya

Personal Life

Marital StatusMarried
WifeSonam Bhattacharya
Father’s NameKharga Chhetri
Mother’s NameSushila Chhetri
SiblingsOne sister- Bandana Chhetri


High SchoolBahai School, Gangtok, Sikkim
Army Public School in New Delhi
CollegeAsutosh College, Kolkata
Graduated Year2002

Favourite Things

Favourite FootballerLionel Messi,
David Villa
Favourite ActorShah Rukh Khan
Favourite ActressKonkona Sen
Favourite CricketerSachin Tendulkar

Sunil Chhetri Football Goals/Career Stats


Social Media Presence

Twitter1.6 million Followers 

Instagram1.5 million Followers 

Exciting Facts About Sunil Chhetri

  • He loves watching Shah Rukh Khan and Konkona Sen on screen.
  • The player has won the Indian Super League (2018-2019), I-League (2013-2014,2015-2016), Indian Federation Cup(2014-2015,2016-2017), and Super Cup (2018) for his current team Bengaluru FC.
  • Sunil Chhetri has scored 74 international goals. Up to date, he is the first Indian footballer to achieve this record.
  • Sunil is not active on Facebook.

Sunil Chhetri Tested Covid-19 Positive

Back in 2020, the global pandemic Covid-19 created a miserable situation all over the world. It took many lives and made many people unemployed. Even the prominent personalities and the players had to go through suffering.

In the same way, Sunil was also tested positive for the virus on 11th March 2020. Because of it, Chettri had to halt his many matches.

But, the striker bounced back in the field with much vigor upon his return on March 21st.

Awards and accolades

Sunil Chhetri Arjuna Award
  • 2011 − Arjuna Award, by the Government of India in recognition of his outstanding achievement in sports.
  • 2019 − Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.

Most Asked Questions About Sunil Chhetri

Q1. Is Sunil Chhetri Nepali?

Ans- Though Sunil’s parents came from India’s neighboring country, Nepal, he was born and raised in India. As a result, the footballer is Indian and not Nepali.

Q2.What is the rank of Sunil Chhetri?

Ans- In terms of the list of all-time international goalscorers, Sunil Chhetri ranks to become the second-highest active international goalscorer with 74 goals.