IPL Cheerleaders Salary: The Sportsrush presents before you the detailed earnings of cheerleaders in the Indian Premier League.
When the Indian Premier League was conceptualized 12 years back, the main objective of the marquee tournament was to keep the spectators entertained throughout the 4 hours. With an enthralling and enigmatic experience being the foremost agenda at hand, cheerleaders were roped in by each of the participating franchisees to cheer on every boundary and wicket divulged in by their side.
Initially bought on as solely a factor to add to the in-ground experience, cheerleaders have traversed the journey of the Indian Premier League to become a regular feature today.
The first ever cricket tournament in the fraternity to indulge in cheerleaders to keep spectators engaged with the happenings of the match, the IPL today uses these dancers in out of field activities as well. Be it from corporate appearances, photo shoots to making their presence felt in the opening ceremony, the cheerleaders are shelled out a significant amount of money by each franchisee.
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IPL Cheerleaders Salary
Ranging anywhere from INR 6,000-12,000 (according to Tentaran) per match to a INR 3,000 bonus if their side win, they also get paid an additional INR 7,000-12,000 for all engagements they partake in apart from in match duties.
Apart from the massive paydays they take home for their enchanting performances, each cheerleader is also given lucrative gifts and a raise of a minimum of 10% every season.
Said to give one of the lower amount in the league that averages to INR 9,700 per match per cheerleader, the capital based franchisee is said to spend around INR 2.5 lakh per season on each one of their entertainment quotient.
Dressed in golden and blue outfits as they take to the stages spread out around the ground to perform their myriad dance moves in, the Mumbai Indians’ cheerleaders are said to take home one of the biggest pay cheques. Clocking in at a staggering Rs.16,000 per match, the per season earning of a cheerleader rises to a mammoth Rs.8.4 lakh apart from the winning bonus of Rs.6,700.
Kings XI Punjab
Paying by no stretch the same amount as their counterparts the Indians, the Kings by no stretch of the imagination keep out a small amount either for their cheerleaders. The girls adorned in red and white are said to take home Rs.10,000 per match along with an additional bonus of INR 3,300 if their side ends up on the winning side.
Chennai Super Kings
Similar to Punjab, they have decided on the requisite amount on a cheerleader at INR 10,000. One of the lowest salary given per match to their dancer, it takes their net spending to INR 2.6 lakh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Having yet to taste success in the Indian Premier League, having crashed out of the knock-out spot for three straight seasons now, RCB have somehow managed to keep apart a notable amount on their cheerleaders.
At Rs.16,000 per match, they are one of the highest payers in the showpiece league taking their overall spending on a cheerleader to Rs.5.3 lakh.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Annual Earnings: $17,500 (excess of INR 11 lakh)
Earnings per match: $300 (INR 20,000)
Bonus: $100 (INR 6700)
Another side that doesn’t believe in keeping apart a massive salary for its cheerleaders. Each girl is given the average Rs.10,000 for every appearance that sees the amount indulged in per season on a myriad performer for her alluring performances to Rs.2.6 crore.
The revamped Rajasthan side see their cheerleaders sport a new brand of clothing with a pink and blue outfit. One of the two franchisees to have male cheerleaders as well, the Royals spend INR 12,000 per match, taking their overall spending for a 14 match group stage to INR 3.3 lakh on an individual cheerleader.