Virat Kohli Net Worth Biography, Age, Wife, Salary, Income

Current Indian Captain Virat Kohli is famous among cricket fans for his aggressive attitude on the field and he is a star performer with the bat as well. He is widely regarded as the most successful Batsman and he has won many Man of the Match awards. Cricket fans always ask about Virat Kohli Net Worth, Salary, and Income. Well, we have collected all the detailed information about it. You can check Virat Kohli Net Worth 2021, Biography, Age, Wife, Salary, and Income here on this page.

Virat Kohli Net Worth 2021

Virat Kohli has been ranked by ESPN as World’s most famous athlete in 2016. Whereas, Forbes rated him as one of the most valuable athlete brands in 2018. Moreover, he was also ranked 66th highest-paid athlete in the world for the year 2020 by Forbes. Not only this, but Kohli is also the highest-paid cricketer in the world right now. As per Forbes India, Virat Kohli estimated Net Worth 2021 is $25 Million (1853 Crore Indian Rupees). 

Years of hard work in cricket have turned Virat Kohli into an Athlete Brand. He earns most of his income in Brand Endorsements. Moreover, he also receives a handsome salary from IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore and BCCI. Also, he has won many cash checks over the years for Man of the Match and Player of the series awards.

Income Source Net Worth in US$
Brand Endorsements $21 Million
Salaries and Winnings $4 Million
Total Net Worth $25 Million

Virat Kohli BCCI Salary

BCCI announced a player retainership program for 2020-21. As per the announcement, all the retained players were divided into four subcategories named as A+, A,B, and C. Virat Kohli is one of the most senior players in the Indian Cricket team who received A+ Category with Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah. According to the announcement, Virat Kohli is receiving a 7 Crore Indian Rupees annual salary from the BCCI.

Virat Kohli IPL Salary

Royal Challengers Bangalore retained Virat Kohli for US$2.4 million (₹17 crores) ahead of IPL 2021. Since the inaugural season in 2008, Virat Kohli has been part of Royal Challengers Bangalore. In 2019, he declared that RCB will be the only team he will play IPL cricket for.

Virat Kohli IPL salary has changed over the years before finally reaching US$2.4 million (₹17 crores) in 2021. He was drafted in IPL as an Under-19 cricketer for the base salary of $50K. Here is the Virat Kohli IPL Salary for each year from 2008 to 2021.

Season Salary
IPL 2008 $50,000
IPL 2009 $50,000
IPL 2010 $50,000
IPL 2011 $1,800,000
IPL 2012 $1,800,000
IPL 2013 $1,800,000
IPL 2014 $1.68 M
IPL 2015 $1.68 M
IPL 2016 $1.68 M
IPL 2017 $1.68 M
IPL 2018 $2.4 million
IPL 2019 $2.4 million
IPL 2020 $2.4 million
IPL 2021 $2.4 million

Brand Endorsements

After the Under-19 World Cup 2008, Virat Kohli was singed by  Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment. In 2013, Kohli’s brand endorsements reached US$14 million (over ₹1 billion). His Bat Deal with the MRF Tyres brand is said to be the costliest deal in Indian Cricket history. In 2017, Kohli signed an eight-year contract with Puma worth $15 million. He is the first Indian to sign a  ₹1 billion deal with a brand.

He had 17 brand endorsements in 2017 including American Tourister, Audi, Boost, Colgate-Palmolive, Gillette, Gionee, Herbalife, MRF, Manyavar, New Era, Puma, Punjab National Bank, Tissot, Uber, and Vicks.

In 2019, He became the brand ambassador for the mobile esports platform Mobile Premier League. Whereas, Vivo signed Virat Kohli as their brand ambassador ahead of IPL 2021.

Biography

Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India to a Punjabi Hindu Family. His father Prem Kohli was a Criminal Lawyers whereas his Mother Saroj Kohli was a housewife. He has an elder brother named Vikash and an older sister Bhavna.

When he was three years old he would pick a cricket bat and ask his father to bowl to him. He became part of West Dehli Cricket Academy in 1998 at the age of 9 years. After playing gully cricket for a while, he joined a professional cricket academy to groom his cricket skills.

Virat Kohli was an excellent student during his school day. His teachers remember him as a brighter and shining student.

In 2008, Virat Kohli became part of the Indian National Cricket Team. Since then he has played 96 tests, 254 ODIs, and 90 T20 matches for India. He accounts for 23,000 runs in International cricket with 70 hundred.

Wife

Virat Kohli married  Anushka Sharma in 2017. Anushka is a renowned Indian Film Actress with millions of fans on social media. She has won many awards for her best performance in Bollywood films.

Kohli started dating Anushka in 2013. The couple soon fell into love and named their couple “Virushka”. Their marriage ceremony took place on 1 December 2017 in a private ceremony in Florence, Italy.

Records in Cricket

  • Virat Kohli is the fastest batsman to score 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, 11,000 and 12,000 runs in ODI cricket.
  • He is the fastest batsman to score 23,000 runs in International Cricket.
  • Kohli is the leading run-scorer in T20 International matches.
  • He has 2nd most ODI centuries after Sachin Tendulkar.

 

National Awards

Virat Kohli has won many national awards for his contributions to Indian Cricket. Here is the list of National Awards received by Virat Kohli.

National Award Year
Arjuna Award 2013
Padma Shiri 2017
Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna 2018

Cricket Awards

Since his international Debut, Virat Kohli has become a successful batsman in all three formats of cricket. In the course, he has also received many cricket awards as well. Here is the list of Cricket Awards received by Virat Kohli.

Cricket Award Year
ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Decade 2011-2020
ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017,2018
ICC ODI Player of the Year 2012, 2017, 2018
ICC Test Player of the Year 2018
Captain for ICC ODI Team of the Year 2016,2017,2018,2019
ICC Spirit of Cricket 2019
Widen Leading Cricket in the World 2016,2017,2018
CEAT International Cricketer of the Year 2011, 2013,2018

Conclusion

Virat Kohli is the Indian Cricketer who has earned fans for his furious attitude and beautiful batting style. He has now millions of cricket fans who love him for his captaincy, his record-breaking attitude, and stylish cover drives. Many Cricket fans want to know about Virat Kohli Net Worth and his lifestyle.

Well, after carefully searching we have calculated the estimated Net Worth of Virat Kohli. How much do you think Virat Kohli is worth? Let us know in the comment box.

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