How much is Alastair Cook worth?
|Net Worth:||$6.2 Million|
|Date of Birth:||December 25, 1984|
Who is Alastair Cook
Alastair was born on the 25th of December 1984 in Gloucester, UK. As a kid, he played at Maldon Cricket Club during his summer holidays. Music was his biggest hobby while growing up and he eventually gained a music scholarship at Bedford School. But since his talent for cricket was becoming more and more obvious, his career path has changed.
As of 2020, Cook’s net worth of about £5 million pounds ($6.2 million dollars).
How did Alastair get rich?
Alastair Cook is one of the top professional cricketers in the world. Along with other top players, Cook is paid an annual retainer fee of £650,000 ($1 million dollars) plus a captain’s bonus and various associated fees. This makes his total annual salary a very nice round sum.
In 2003, he already played for Essex County. Since 2004, he’s also playing for Marylebone Cricket Club. Since cricket is especially popular in the countries that used to belong to English Dominion, Cook often travels around the globe. He competes against teams from Australia, India, Pakistan, and South Africa.
In 2011, Alastair married his girlfriend Alice Hunt. They have known each other since childhood. She gave birth to their first child on the 3rd of April, 2014. They named their daughter Elsie. Alastair is a very charitable guy and has supported many initiatives, for example the Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Everyman Campaign.