Virat Kohli is an Indian Cricket player and captain of the Indian Cricket team. He was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi. His father’s name is Prem Kohli, and his mother’s name is Saroj Kohli. He has an older brother Vikas Kolhi and an older sister Bhavna.
Kohli did his schooling in Vishal Bharti Public School. In 1998, he started his cricket training in West Delhi Cricket Academy when he was nine-year-old. He was trained by Rajkumar Sharma and also played matches at Sumeet Dogra Academy at Vasundhara Enclave.
When he was in ninth grade, he changed his school and shifted to Saviour Convent in Paschim Vihar. He changed his school to upgrade his cricket training. Virat Kohli was also a bright student. Kohli’s father died on 18th December 2006 due to a stroke.
Virat Kohli Family
Virat Kohli was born in a middle-class family in Delhi, India. His father’s name is Prem Kohli, and his mother’s name is Saroj Kohli. His elder brother’s name is Vikas Kohli, and his elder sister’s name is Bhavna Kohli. His father was a criminal lawyer, and his mother is a housewife.
He married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in 2017, and recently they are blessed with a baby daughter.
Virat Kohli is playing for the national side since 2008, and he is playing all three formats for team India. He started playing for India in 2008, and he did his debut for the national side in ODI against Sri Lanka.
ODI Career Stats (Debut 2008)
Not Out: 39
Highest Score: 183
Strike Rate: 93.2
Virat Kohli did his T20 debut for India in the year 2010 against Zimbabwe.
T20 Career Stats (Debut 2010)
Not Out: 21
Highest Score: 94 (Not Out)
Strike Rate: 138.4
Virat Kohli made his Test debut for India in the year 2011 against West Indies.
Test Career Stats (Debut 2011)
Not Out: 10
Highest Score: 254 (Not Out)
Strike Rate: 57.4
Career and Stats for IPL Team Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli made his IPPL Debut in 2008 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Virat Kohli net worth is $119 Million, which is equal to Rs. 900 Crore. Virat Kohli is one of the highest paying cricketers in India and all over the world. He is currently the backbone of the Indian Cricket team, and as a captain of the team, he is getting the biggest paycheck in the whole Indian squad.
Virat Kohli is the highest earner in the Indian Cricket Squad. He is getting paid Rs. 15 Lakhs per month for playing Test Matches for India. Rs. 6 Lakhs for playing ODI Matches for India and Rs. 3 Lakhs for playing T20 Matches for India.
Virat Kohli started his IPL career with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and even after 14 years, he is still playing for RCB. He started his IPL journey with a salary of 12 Lakhs per season, and over time he has developed his game. When he started playing IPL in 2008, he was getting Rs. 12 Lakh per season, and now he is earning a whopping Rs. 17 crore per season.
According to Forbes, Virat Kohli net worth is around $119 Million, which is equal to Rs. 900 Crore and his total earning in 2020 were $26 Million, and he is the only Indian athlete to feature in Forbes List of 2020 The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes ranking in the #66 spot.
Virat Kohli Earnings
Virat Kohli’s earnings are from BCCI, IPL, Endorsements, and his Business.
Virat Kohli’s earning from the Indian Team
Earning from Test Matches: Rs. 15 Lakhs/Month
Earning from ODI Matches: Rs. 6 Lakhs/Month
Earning from T20 Matches: Rs. 3 Lakhs/Month
In total, he earns Rs. 3 Crore per annum from BCCI and Team India.
Virat Kohli’s earning from IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore is around Rs. 17 Crore per season. At the beginning of his IPL career, he was earning around Rs. 12 Lakhs. He also gets paid from MRF to use their sticker in his bat, and MRF is his sponsor.
He also earns from endorsements. He is currently the only Indian player with the highest brand deals. He is the brand ambassador of the following brands:
Mobile Premier League (MPL)
Virat charges around Rs. 5.5 Crore per day to endorse brands. He is the only Indian celebrity who charges such a whopping amount for brand endorsement deals. A major part of his earnings comes from brand endorsements.
Another income source of his earnings comes from his own brand One8 and Wrogn. One8 is his own brand, while he co-created the brand Wrogn with Universal Sportsbiz (USPL). Virat earns around Rs. 50 Crore from his brand One8 and Wrogn combined.
Along with that, Virat Kohli owns many businesses. Some of his businesses are:
Chisel: Gym Chain
Neuva, a South-American restaurant in New Delhi
Sport Convo, a tech startup that is a joint venture between Kohli, Football Star Gareth Bale, and entrepreneur Vishal Patel.
Stepathlon Kids. He is a co-owner of Stepathlon Kids along with Bunty Sajdeh and Ravi Krishnan.
Virat Kohli has also invested in Sports Venture by owning ISL team FC Goa, IPTL Team UAE Royals, Pro Wrestling League Team Bengaluru Yodhas. All these ventures contribute a massive amount to Virat Kohli earnings and net worth.
Virat Kohli Instagram and Facebook
Virat Kohli is not just a cricket player, but he is also a celebrity. And we all know that celebrities have a huge following on Instagram. Virat Kohli also has a huge following on Instagram with 93.4 Million followers.
He usually posts positive messages, workout videos, family photos, and daily fitness mantras. Virat Kohli’s Instagram is full of followers who are very passionate about cricket and all the budding cricket stars whose inspiration is Virat Kohli.
Virat Kohli is also an active Facebook user. He recently posted a picture on his Facebook wishing team India on their unbelievable victory against Australia.
Virat Kohli Car Collection
Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian Cricket team and he is also one of the highest-paid and highest-earning athletes in India. He has a garage which boasts a fleet of luxury cars. He is a fan of Audi and has a dozen of Audi cars in his garage.
His car collection includes a Land Rover Vouge, Bentley Continental GT, Bentley Flying Spur. His Audi car collection includes Audi S5, RS 5, Q7, Q8, A8 L, R8 LMX, and R8 V10 Plus.
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