RCB's star batsman Chris Gayle turns investor - Published by Press Trust Of India
Posted on 19 May 2017
Nehwal, Royal Challenger Bangalore's star batsman Chris Gayle has turned
investor making investments in various business ventures including real
Gayle said he has invested in restaurant and real estate trade and wants to
make more investments.
"I have done some investments.. I have opened up a Triple Century 333
Sports Bar and a restaurant back in Jamaica.. I have also invested in a bit of
real estate.. had built my house before IPL, though I have not spent so much
time because of travelling around the world," he said.
"I have also bought some shares of some companies and also own a
vehicle," he told reporters after he was signed up as the global brand
ambassador of Attitude.com, an alternative fashion apparel brand, here.
It may be noted that Yuvraj had launched his investment firm YouWeCab
Ventures, which has invested in JetSetGo, a marketplace for private jets and
Top badminton player Saina has also made an investment in Noidabased
Soothe Healthcare's personal care business.
Gayle, however, said, "We have to carefully invest our money because you
work hard for the money you earn.. Sometimes you make profits, and the
other time losses."
"It is not that all things in life work out perfectly, so you have to be always on
guard and prepare oneself for any eventuality," he said.
Gayle also believes in giving back to the society by establishing "The Chris
Gayle Academy" in UK and Jamaica and will also be hosting "The Chris
Gayle Dinner," a fund raising event for heart foundation.
The Academy aims at improving access to good quality education, training
and employment for at risk young people in Jamaica and the UK.
Gayle said Attitude.com is a great concept which suits his personality
because he is known for his attitude, and for being passionate and
fashionable human beings.
Replying to a query, Gayle said he is holding a stake in Spartan Sports and
looks to invest in many more, which gives a fantastic feeling of ownership,