Virat Kohli is the captain of the international cricket team of India. Through his outstanding and aggressive batting style, he has made his name amongst the richest cricketers of India.
Virat Kohli's Net Worth
As of 2022, Virat Kohli's net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
Source(s) of Fame
Professional Cricket Player
Date of Birth
November 5, 1988
Place of Birth
Married, Anushka Sharma , Since 2017
Virat Kohli was born in a Punjabi family in Delhi on 5th November 1988. His father is Prem Kohli who is a criminal lawyer, while his mother Saroj Kohli is a housewife. Virat has a small family with one elder brother named Vikas and one elder sister named Bhawna.
Virat had a passion for cricket from his childhood. When he was 9, his father made him join The West Delhi Cricket Academy. He was trained by Rajkumar Sharma and emerged as an outstanding batsman by his performances in under-15 and under-17 cricket matches.
In 2006, his father passed away after being bedridden for more than a month due to a brain stroke. The family suffered emotional and financial loss.
In 2006, he was selected for the international under-19 teams and was chosen as the captain.
He made his debut in One Day International on the 18th of August 2008 against Sri Lanka. He played his debut test match on the 20th of June 2011 against the West Indies. He played his debut T20 match on 12th June 2012 against Zimbabwe.
Virat Kohli improved himself and became the most dependable batsman in all three formats of international cricket. He was selected to be the ODI and Test captain in 2017. He also served Indian Cricket as a captain for the T20 format. He announced his retirement as a captain after the recent T20 world cup 2021.
He was given the award ICC ODI player of the year in 2012. He is also the fastest International player to reach 12000 runs. He has one of the highest batting averages in ODIs and the top 1 in batting average in T20s. He ranks 6th in the list of most international matches as a captain.
Virat Kohli stands at number two for the ICC rankings for best batsman 2021.
He owns a brand named One8, for which he collaborated with Puma. He also runs a chain of restaurants by the same name.
In Delhi, Virat and his brother co-own a restaurant named Nueva.
Virat Kohli is a cricket superstar. As far as his dating history is concerned, he had been associated with several women from the entertainment industry. The names of his girlfriends include Sajjanaa Galrani, Sakshi Agarwal, Sarah Jane Dis, Tamannaah Bhatia, and Izabelle Leite. His longest relationship was with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. They dated for more than four years and tied the knot on the 11th of December 2017 in Tuscany, Italy. They had a baby girl named Vamika on the 11th of January 2021. It seems like he is living a happy and contented life with his wife and daughter.
Virat Kohli has active Instagram and Twitter profiles. He has 176 million followers on Instagram and 45.7 million followers on Twitter. He shares his pictures on the field, in the gym, and also with his family whom he loves the most.
Virat Kohli has earned a net worth of $100 million by his stylish, aggressive, and dependable batting. He belonged to a common family but became an inspiration for every youngster who wants to make his name.