How much is Virat Kohli Net Worth in 2017?
Playing for a cricket crazy nation like India, there are way too many players who were talented but still could not make it to the zenith of cricketing world because they tend to buckle under the pressure to perform and perform, consistently.
But then, there are players who have the guts to grab the bull by the horns and tame it. Such people have immense confidence in their abilities and they turn the tides in their favor whenever they wish to.
Moreover, if you are christened as the successor to the cricket God Sachin Tendulkar, it does mean that you have got something which other men can only dream of.And one such player is the captain of Indian Test Cricket team and vice-captain of Indian ODI Cricket team, Virat Kohli.
Virat Kohli Biography
Date of Birth - November 5, 1988
Birthplace - Delhi, India
Father - Late PremChopra
Brothers/Sister - 1/1
Grade A Player - Retainer-ship Fees Rs 1 cr P/A
Endorsement Deals - NRF, Cinthol, Boost, Fastrack, TVS Motors, Adidas, Royal Challenge, Toyota Motors
Endorsement Earnings : $25.5 Million
Net Worth - $48 Million (As of 2017)
Source of Wealth - Cricket , Indian Premier League, Endorsements
Virat Kohli's Family
This Delhi lad was born on 5th November, 1988 and now has become an immortal in every cricket fan. His father Late Prem Chopra was a criminal lawyer, and mother Saroj Kohli is a housewife. Kohli has one elder brother Vikas and one elder sister too.
Virat was extremely passionate of cricket from childhood, and as his family says, when he was only 3 years old, he pick ups a bat and asked his father to bowl and started swinging his bat. (Ha ha just Remembered famous Indian Quote: Poot ke panv palne me hi dikh jate hain!)
Here we have some exclusive pictures of virat Kohli's childhood, young age, family and personal relationship.
Virat Kohli's Childhood Picture
Virat Kohli with his father in childhood
Virat Grown up!
Virat Kohli's Family Picture
Virat Kohli grown up in Uttam Nagar, Delhi. Finished his schooling from Vishal Bharti Public School. He took part in the West Delhi Cricket Academy (When he was just 9Yrs) that academy was created in 1998 to promote cricket. When, neighbors suggested Kohli’s father to took him into an good academy to learn cricket instead of wasting time in playing cricket in the street, And we all knows the result!
Virat Kohli's Career and Achievements
Virat burst onto the scene when he made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka when he was 19 years of age in 2009. His test debut came in 2011. Though, he has captained Team India at various levels such as U-17, U-19. India won the U-19 world cup under his captaincy which also had players like Ravindra Jadeja and Ajinkya Rahane.
Once he started off, there was no need for Virat to look back. He kept breaking and creating records for fun. It is a testimony to the fact that Virat was awarded the ICC ODI Player of the Year in the 2012 ceremony. He has been ranked number one multiple times in ICC ODI batsman ranking.
When it comes to scoring runs, Virat goes all guns blazing because he holds the record for being the fastest batsman to score 5000 runs in ODI. He has been the fastest to achieve the 10, 15, 20, 25 ODI centuries record. He is also the fastest to score 1000 T20 International runs.
He has also been accorded as BCCI’s International Cricketer for two seasons, i.e., 2011-12 and 2014-15.
Virat Kohli has also been awarded the Arjuna Award in 2013. See Virat Kohli's all career stats here!
How much money Virat Kohli does have?
Well, Virat Kohli has performed in life exactly like he did in fields. He made records in stadiums and in his earnings too, and now he is just behind Mahendra Singh Dhoni in terms of riches as he is the 2nd richest cricketer with a cumulative net worth of $48 million. 319.48 Crore INR.
Virat Kohli wealth including salary
Virat Kohli Beyond Cricket
Given his unprecedented success on his field, it really should not come as surprise that Virat has a great off- field presence too. Virat co-owns the ISL football club FC Goa, which has Robert Pires as a marquee player. He has the vision to make India a multi sport nation.
He is also the co-owner of UAE Royals which is a franchisee in the International Premier Tennis League. He holds stakes in the Pro Wrestling League franchise, Bengaluru Yodhas.
Virat also launched a fashion brand named “WROGN”. He is also a partner in the gym frachise “CHISEL”.
Apart from this, Virat Kohli has been endorsed by major market players of every niche like Audi, Chevrolet, Toyota Motors, TVS Motors, ADIDAS, Herbalife, Red Chief, Fastrack, Titan, PepsiCo, United Spirits and MRF. The deal with MRF has been touted as the most expensive deal in the history of cricket.
Virat Kohli's House
Virat just bought an apartment in Mubai, which is worth 35-38 Crore. This luxury house is very beautiful and has been modified according to virat's needs. I.E. - GYM Have a inside look of Virat Kohli's house.
Virat Kohli's House Inside Look
Virat Kohli's Cars Collection
Virat is of aggressive nature and that aggression comes onto the field as well. This streak plays a role even when he buys his cars. Virat Kohli is belligerence and poise personified and that reflects in his iron beasts as well. Virat Kohli has 6 cars in his collection so far.
Aston Martin DBS
Audi R8 V10
Though, such a colossal amount of gold can be a treat to the eyes, but Virat Kohli has toiled to this acme. He rules millions hearts because he sacrificed a lot in the way. And this success was Virat’s tryst with destiny.
Virat Kohli The Philanthropist
Virat is also involved in a lot of charitable work and he has a charitable foundation under the banner of VKF i.e. Virat Kohli Foundation which concentrates in working for the underprivileged children. His foundation keeps organizing matches between celebrities and the money garnered is used in philanthropy.
Less known facts about Virat Kohli
Kohli has confessed that he is a bit superstitious and he always wear the same pair of gloves, which helped him scoring a lot. He also wears a black wristband because he thinks it is lucky for him to score more.
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