The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli is one of the most loved and followed cricketers around the world. It is his impeccable game and flamboyant style that makes him the favorite of fans. Virat Kohli has already achieved many great things already in his cricketing career. Besides his achievement in the cricket world, Virat Kohli is one of the most bankable cricketers in the world and his jaw-dropping net worth is a testament to the fact.
Virat Kohli’s annual salary from BCCI is Rs 7 crores. His retainer fee for being the skipper of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL is Rs.17 crores. However, his majority of income comes from endorsements, advertisements, and startups.
He is one of the most preferred faces when it comes to brand endorsements. Brands like Myntra, Uber, Audi, MRF, Manyavar and Tissot, etc. are a few brands that are endorsed by Virat Kohli. As per a report by Duff & Phelps, Virat’s brand value has hiked by 39% as compared to his brand value of last year.
Besides endorsements, Virat Kohli has co-created his own brands too. One8 is a brand which he co-created with Puma, it has already crossed the milestone of Rs 100-crore revenue mark. He also has an e-commerce fashion brand by the name of ‘WROGN’. Virat is also the owner of two restaurants and has a series of gyms under the name ‘Chisel’. He has also invested money in startups named Stepathlon Kids and Sports Convo.
Recently Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to get 50 million followers only on the photo-sharing application, Instagram. Virat charges Rs. 1.35 crores per post on Instagram and Rs 2.3 crores for a single tweet.
Talking about his net worth, as per reports, Virat Kohli earned a whopping amount of Rs 252.72. His total net worth is around Rs 900 crores, reportedly.