Indian skipper Virat Kohli has an estimated net worth of INR 980 crore.
Virat Kohli is 33 years old professional Indian cricketer. At present, Kohli is captain of his national side in all three cricket formats. Moreover, in domestic cricket, Kohli plays for RCB and Delhi.
ICC male cricketer of the decade Kohli already has written his name among best cricketers in cricket history. He already has many records and accolades to his name.
According to Forbes, Kohli is the highest-paid cricketer globally and the 66th highest athlete in the world.
Off the field, Kohli has been hitting endorsement deals one after another. Likewise, he also has opened Virat Kohli Foundation to support needy children.
Furthermore, Kohli is an avid traveler and also has an amazing garage with sports and luxurious cars.
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|Full Name||Virat Kohli|
|Birth Date||5th November 1998|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Nick Name||Chikoo, Cheeku|
|Education||Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School|
|Father’sName||Late Prem Kohli|
|Siblings||Bhawna Kohli (sister), Vikas Kohli (brother)|
|Age||33 years old|
|Height||1.75 m (5 feet 9 inches)|
|Weight||68 kg (149 lbs)|
|Body Measurement||Chest (40 inches), Waist (30 inches), Biceps (14 inches)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Batting style||Right Hand Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium|
|Marital Status||Married (2017)|
|Net Worth||INR 980 crore (as of 2021)|
|Salary||INR 60 crore|
|Domestic Team||Royal Challengers Banglore (2008- present), Delhi (2006- present)|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Dancing, Singing, Workout|
|Social Media||Twitter, Instagram, Facebook|
|Merch||Jerseys, Bats, Virat Kohli: The Best in the World(Book)|
|National Team||India Cricket Team|
|Test Debut (cap 269)||20th June 2011 vs. England|
|ODI Debut (cap 175)||18th August 2008 vs. Zimbabwe|
|T20I Debut (cap 31)||12th June 2010 vs. Zimbabwe|
|Runs||7,490 (Test), 12,169 (ODI), 3,159 (T20I)|
|ICC Ranking||5th (Test), 2nd (ODI), 5th (T20)|
|Last Update||May, 2022|
Virat Kohli | Salary and Net Worth
Virat Kohli is the highest-paid cricketer in the world. In 2021 alone, he earned INR 60 crore.
Furthermore, Kohli is just behind Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni in terms of IPL salary earning. He has already made INR 143.2 crore for his IPL career.
However, in his first three seasons with RCB, he only made INR 12 lakh annually. But in 2012, his salary rose to INR 8 crore annually.
Similarly, from 2014 to 2017, his yearly salary was INR 12.5 crore. Later in 2018, it hiked up to INR17 crore. Currently, Kohli is the highest-paid player in IPL.
Likewise, Kohli is listed as an A+ player in the BCCI contract. So, Kohli receives INR 7crore for playing in an India jersey.
According to various sources, the estimated net worth of Virat Kohli is INR 980 crore.
Virat Kohli | Endorsement and Investment
Virat Kohli is hitting sixes when it comes to endorsement deals. Moreover, he is considered as most marketable cricketer having a huge fan base across the world.
In 2015, Kohli signed an INR 5 crore endorsement deal with Audi. During their 10th anniversary company also gifted the Kohli Q7 car in 2017.
In 2019, e-commerce company Myntra signed an endorsement deal with Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma worth INR 10 crore.
Kohli has been Vicks ambassador since 2012.
In 2020 Kohli signed an endorsement deal with ED Tech Company Great Learning. Recently he was also involved in their “power ahead” campaign.
Kohli was announced as a Brand Ambassador of Himalaya in 2019. He has already been part of the advertisement in Himalaya face care products.
Kohli is high in demand with the advertisers.
In 2019, the newly formed e-sports company Mobile Premier League tied a sponsor deal with Virat Kohli. The value was estimated to be INR 12 crore. Later in 2020, it was again renewed.
In 2018, medical spray brand Volini signed Kohli to endorse their products. Likewise, in the same year, he signed a deal with Too Yum.
In 2018, Philips India also named Kohli as their brand ambassador. His stylish beard might have attracted Philips towards him.
In 2018 Virat Kohli was announced as the brand ambassador of Uber India.
Kohli became a brand ambassador of the insurance company Digit Insurance in 2021.
In 2016, Virat Kohli became an American Tourister first India brand ambassador. Moreover, thanks to Kohli and Ronaldo’s advertisement together in 2018, brand popularity skyrocketed.
In 2017, after ending the deal with Adidas, Kohli became the brand ambassador of German company Puma.
His eight years INR 110 crore deal with Puma helped him become the first Indian to land a single deal worth more than INR 100 crore.
Likewise, Puma also thanked Kohli for his contribution making Puma one of the leading brands in India.
In 2017, Kohli also landed another INR 100 crore deal. This time with tire maker MRF Tyres renewing the contract for eight years.
Furthermore, Kohli always uses MRF stickers on his bat while playing.
Kohli in 2014 mentioned business as his future because cricket cannot last forever. So, he wants to keep his option open after retiring from cricket.
Kohli has mentioned football as his second favorite sport. In 2014, Kohli became co-owner of FC Goa.
Moreover, in 2020 his club became the first Indian team to qualify for the AFC Champions League group stage.
In 2014, Kohli also partnered with Universal Sportsbiz to launch the fashion brand WROGN. The brand produces men’s casual wears clothes and has 30 stores across the nation.
Furthermore, in 2015 he became co-owner of two franchises UAE Royals and Beglaru Yodhas.
Likewise, Kohli launched chains of gym and fitness center named Chisel access India in 2015.
Moreover, Chisel is owned jointly owned by Kohli, Chisel, and CSE. These companies also manage Kholi commercial activities.
Kohli partnered with Stepathlon Lifestyle to launch the children’s fitness venture Stepathlon Kids in 2016.
Kohli has turned his jersey 18 into a brand named One8. He owns restaurants by One8 Commune at Delhi IGI airport.
Furthermore, One8 collaborated with Puma to launch the energy drink Ocean. He also owns dine bar and restaurant named Nueva in his hometown.
In 2020, Kohli invested in two startup companies.
Firstly he invested INR 2.2 crore in Digit Insurance and later INR 33.32 lakhs investment in Galactus Funware Technology.
Virat Kohli | Lifestyle
Virat Kohli loves traveling. Moreover, since his relationship with Anuksa Sharma, Kholi has become an avid traveler.
They have been to many destinations across the world together, from the beaches of the West Indies to the mountains of Switzerland.
Furthermore, Kholi mentioned Queenstown and South Africa wildlife safaris as his favorite holiday destination with Anuska.
Virat Kohli is among the fittest athletes. He seriously focuses his diet on maintaining his fitness alongside exercises.
Virat Kohli, in an interview, revealed that he has been vegetarian since 2019 after watching The Game Changers. Moreover, his meals are 90% animal and dairy products free.
Furthermore, Kholi mentions salad as his best food to get nutrition. As Kohli was a heavy meat eater, he had to transition due to various health reasons.