IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders – KKR Owner, CEO, Coaching staff & Brand Value

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is among the successful franchises in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise has gained lot of popularity over the years due to their celebrity owners. They have had champion players in their team such as Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Narine and Andre Russell over the years.

Kolkata Knight Riders have won the IPL title twice in 2012 and 2014. They beat Chennai Super Kings in the 2012 final and Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in 2014. Therefore, they are the third most successful team in IPL history. KKR also holds the record for longest winning streak by an Indian team in T20s (14 matches).

In IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders made it to the finals once again. However, they finished as runners-up after losing to Chennai Super Kings. They have retained the West Indian duo of Sunil Narine and Andre Russel ahead of IPL 2022. They have also retained Varun Chakravarthy and Venkatesh Iyer.

IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders – KKR Owner, CEO, Coaching staff & Brand Value
KKR Team in IPL (Image Credits – Twitter)

Who is the Owner of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Team?

Kolkata Knight Riders is owned by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. The team by was bought by Shah Rukh Khan’s company Red Chillies Entertainment ahead of IPL 2008, in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta. The team was bought for a price of $75.09 million, approximately Rs 2.98 billion at that time.

Red Chillies Entertainment is an Indian visual effects, production and distribution company. KKR is now co-owned thus, by Red Chillies Entertainment (55 percent) and Mehta Group (45 percent).

Venky Mysore, CEO of Red Chillies Entertainment, is also the CEO and Managing Director of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL franchise.

What’s the Brand Value for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL?

According to Duff & Phelps, Kolkata Knight Riders has the third highest brand value among IPL teams at INR 543 Crore. In 2018, their brand value was estimated at $104, which was the second highest. In 2019, their value was estimated at US$84 million or INR 629 Crore.

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IPL 2022 Kolkata Knight Riders – KKR Owner, CEO, Coaching staff & Brand Value

Kolkata Knight Riders Team FAQ’s

  • KKR Owner Name

Shah Rukh Khan (Red Chillies Entertainment), Jay Mehta and Juhi Chawla (Mehta Group)

  • KKR Squad 2021

Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Harbhajan Singh, Varun Chakravarthy, Prasidh Krishna, Sunil Narine, Lockie Ferguson, Shivam Mavi, Ben Cutting, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Kuldeep Yadav, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sheldon Jackson, Sandeep Warrier, Tim Seifert, Rinku Singh, Venkatesh lyer, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Vaibhav Arora.

  • KKR Retained Players

Andre Russell (12Cr), Varun Chakravarthy (8Cr), Venkatesh Iyer (8Cr), Sunil Narine (6Cr).

  • KKR Remaining Purse

INR 48 Crores

  • KKR Full Form

Kolkata Knight Riders

  • KKR Jersey

KKR wears a Purple and Gold Jersey.

  • How Many times KKR won IPL?

KKR has won the IPL twice. They have won the tournament in 2012 and 2014. Kolkata Knight Riders have made a total of seven playoffs appearances in the history of IPL.

  • KKR Followers

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has the third highest fan following. Their large fan following is because of their Bollywood based owners:

YouTube: 905k Subscribers

Twitter: 4.7M Followers

Instagram: 2.8M Followers

Facebook: 16M Followers


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