VIRAT KOHLI’S NET WORTH, BIOGRAPHY, AND VENTURES-
Virat kohli is a professional cricketer and a famous celebrity in India and also quite recoganisable all around the globe. Currently he is a Indian team captain and is smashing records like anything in his path. He is considered as a brand and an influencer in India with huge fan following on social media sites. Now lets see Virat kohli’s net worth, biography and ventures.
Virat kohli biography-
Kohli was born on 5 november 1998. He made his international debut for the team india at age of 19 in the year 2008 also made his Test debut in 2011 and is currently world’s No.1 batsmen in both ODI and TEST format (dated-10 jan 2019) . In december 2018 Kohli became the first Asian captain to win the test match in south africa , england and australia in a calendar year. Coming from the humble middle class family to one of the highest paid celebrity in india and highest paid crickter worldwide, all of this come through lot of hard work , sacrifice and utmost discipline throughout his journey .
The 30 yr old is currently living his dream life outside his cricketing circle. He is currently married to top bollywood actress Anushka sharma . He is currently one of the most famous faces in India . Now lets have a look at his earnings and ventures through which he has made his empire.
VIRAT KOHLI’S SALARY-
Virat kohli is currently under BCCI top A+ contract which include only 5 players. Contract ensures him the salary of seven crore per annum making him the top earner of the indian cricketer.
Along with it he is the highest paid cricketer in the INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE(IPL) for the team Royal challengers banglore with annual contract which pays him 17 crores currently. Though this contribute very little to Virat kohli’s net worth. But his main source of income comes from endorsements.
But that’s not all, he makes hell lot of money through promotions and endorsements for different brands. Lets have a look.
VIRAT KOHLI’S ENDORSEMENTS-
Virat kohli’s net worth has a lot to do with his endorsement he do for the different brands. Kohli does a lot of promotions and endorsement for different brands which make him a lot of money. He dethroned Shah Rukh khan to become most valuable celebrity brand in india with brand value 144 million USD with growth of 56% from last year in 2018.
Kohli endorse 20 brands as of now with estimated endorsement value of more than 150 crore . The cricketer charges almost a $1 million for a per day shoot putting him in a league of international stars. PUMA and MRF are some big company with whom kohli works. He is currently in a eight year deal with puma of about 110 crore and also with puma which makes him about 97.5 crore rupees. Along with these he works with brands like- Colgate, Palm olive, Audi, Tissot, Amaze batteries and invertors , Hero motorCorp , volini , Too Yumm , Manyavar , Boost , American tourister , Uber india , Vicks , Philips india and few more. His recent deal with Uber has skyrocketed his income and brand value. Surpassing lionel messi in the Forbes list coming at 7th position and messi at 9th position.
VIRAT KOHLI’S VENTURES-
Virat kohli is earning some serious amount of money but concerning about his future and a being a smart person he also makes lots of investment in the various fields.Lets have a look at some of his investments and ventures.
1.FC GOA- Virat kohli is the co-owner of FC GOA and has invested around 1cr in this football club of the ISL league. owning the stakes of around 25% . We all know he is a football lover which led up to being a owner of a football club.
2.SportsConvo- Sportsconvo is a london based Tech Start up and it became Kohli second business venture. It is primarily a place where sports fan of different sports can meet and discuss there favourite sports and players.
3. WROGN- Ajana Reddy the founfer of Wrong along with universal Sportsbiz Pvt ltd. Virat kohli is a co owner of Wrogn and kohli is also a brand ambassador of the company. Currently brand retails 75 shoppers stop across the country.
4.CHISEL GYM- We all know that kohli is a fitness enthusiastic therefore he begin with his own gym chain and a new venture named CHISEL GYM. He invested alsmost 90 cr into this venture to set up various gym all across the nation. And there are lot more investment kohli has done.
VIRAT KOHLI’S NET WORTH-
Virat kohli is the one indian athlete to be feature in the forbes top 100 highest top earning athletes. Securing the 83rd rank on the list. Team india skipper earns upto 160 crore , about 150 crore of this came from his many endorsements deals. In summary virat kohli’s net worth is given below
Total net worth in dollars according to forbes – SALARY- $4 MILLION ENDORSEMENTS- $20 MILLION
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