Neeraj Chopra’s Brand Value Rises After His Win. Find Out Here
Neeraj Chopra, the golden boy of India has become a household name in the country. Neeraj VSM is an Indian track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw in Tokyo Olympic 2020. As of now, he is ranked No 2 by the World Athletes Organization. This year in Olympics, he created history by becoming the first track and field athlete to win the gold medal for India at the Olympics. He had also won the Arjuna award in 2018. Neeraj also set the Indian national record of 88.07. According to the JSW sports, the manager of Neeraj Chopra’s portfolio says that the star’s valuation has seen a 1000% increase. Chopra holds gold medals in the javelin throw at commonwealth games, Asian games, and now the Olympics. After his victory, the brands are taking note of the star javelin thrower. Many brands are approaching to associate with Neeraj Chopra. Neeraj Chopra is the brand ambassador of Gillette, ExxonMobil, Muscle Blaze. Earlier Chopra’s endorsement fees were around the range of rupees 20 to 30 lakh per year approximately but after Olympics, it reached around rupees 2.5 crores per year. Along with this, he also won many cash rewards.
BCCI announced rupees 1 crore cash reward along with the Indian premier league’s Chennai super kings franchise adding a cash reward of Rs. 1 crore. Haryana chief minister ML Khattar also announced rupees 6 crores. Amrinder Singh declared a reward of rupees 2 crores and the Manipur cabinet also awarded him rupees 1 crore cash reward. Anand Mahindra presented XUV 700 model to him, Indigo announced unlimited free travel for one year for Neeraj, and BYJU’s announced rupees 2 crores. It is quite evident how much praise, appreciation, and awards came Neeraj’s way after his victory in Olympics. Also, he deserves this appreciation as he made India proud by winning the gold medal in the Olympics and holding a record of becoming the first Indian athlete to win the gold at the Olympics.