Virat Kohli become the highest earning sportsperson in the Forbes List 2017-18 as an Indian celebrity.
Virat Kohli is the latest cricketing sensation of the country, known for his stylish game and equally stylish personality, who has reached great heights in a short span of time. Amazingly, he has been given the captaincy of the team at a very young age.
Net Worth: $60 million
Income Source: Virat Kohli is among the highest paid cricketers in the country, who receives an estimated salary of $ 2 million annually. Additionally, he makes a hefty sum from brand endorsements, charging as much as Rs 3-5crore from a single brand. Some of the leading brands endorsed by this cool young player are Nestle India, Fair and Handsome, Reebok, Pepsi, Royal Challenge and Clean and Clear.
Born: 5th November, 1988
Nick Name: Cheeku
Marital Status: In the year 2017, he got married with Bollywood actress, Anushka Sharma.
Height/Weight: 5 feet 9 inch, 65 kg
Virat Kohli was born in Delhi to Prem and Saroj Kohli. He has an elder brother and sister. His father, a lawyer, died of brain stroke in 2006. He is a middle order batsman and right arm fast medium bowler, who has captained the national under 19 team and led them to a World Cup victory in 2008.
He is known for his super cool attitude, with tattooed arms and love for big brands like Ed Hardy and Aston Martin.
Virat Kohli is a phenomenal cricketer, who has scaled incredible heights in a very short period of time. He came into the eyes of the selectors, when he scored a prolific 90 runs for Delhi against Karnataka in Ranji Trophy domestic cricket match in 2006, from where he clinched a berth in the u-19 team of India.
He also became the first Indian to make a century in his debut match in World Cup 2011. Till date, Virat has played 146 ODIs scoring 6208 runs and 33 test matches, in which he has made a total of 2547 runs, giving him phenomenal averages of 52.61 and 46.30 in the formats respectively.
Home and Cars
Virat Kohli owns a palatial bungalow in Delhi, which reflects his style and attitude with its luxurious interior and plush exterior. He also owns an extraordinary fleet of cars, consisting of Toyota Fortuner, Audi 8, Renault Duster and Toyota Live. Virat is the brand ambassador of Toyota.