|July 28, 1936
|87 YEARS OLD
Garfield Sobers, the famous Barbadian cricket player, has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million in the year 2024. Sobers is widely recognized for his exceptional skills and contributions to the game of cricket. Renowned as one of the greatest all-rounders in cricket history, he has left an indelible mark on the sport. With numerous achievements and accolades under his belt, Sobers has not only gained immense fame but has also built a substantial fortune throughout his career.
One of cricket's greatest all-rounders, he scored over 8,000 Test runs and took 235 wickets, bowling both spin and seam. He averaged more than 57 with the bat and was the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1964.
He made his first-class debut with the Barbados national team at the age of 16, and the following year played in his first Test match.
In 1968, he became the first player to hit six sixes in one over in first-class cricket. He captained West Indies in 39 Tests.
He was teammates with Clive Lloyd while playing for West Indies.