Sehwag, through his wit and good sense of humour, became an instant hit on Twitter and he is followed by more than 7 million followers
In an interview to Hindustan Times, Virender Sehwag spoke about his innings as a commentator and told how he is working on his English to join the English commentary team as well. Sehwag also spoke about his activities on Twitter and revealed that he has earned Rs 30 lakh through his tweets in the last months.
I have, in the last six months, made around Rs 30 lakh through my tweets.”
Brands began approaching him to slip in a word or two about them in his tweets, he saw the worth of the idea. But he promotes brands cleverly, mixing the advertising into his earthy sense of humour.
Sehwag also spoke about his life before he made his debut for India and told how his family used to manage on a monthly budge of Rs 500.
“When I began my life journey, we’d survive on Rs 500 a month as a family,” says Sehwag. “As time passed and I started playing for the country, this Rs 500 multiplied manifold, but it was not the money that mattered, it was the fact that I was fulfilling my ambition of playing cricket on the highest platform, representing my country. That was more satisfying than anything else,” Sehwag told to HT
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