Virat Kohli is a professional Indian cricketer and captain of the National team since 2017 when former Captain Dhoni renounced his captaincy in favour of Kohli during the T20 in the same year. Virat also plays for the domestic cricket team named “Royal challengers Banglore” in the Indian premier leagues aka IPL. In a span of a decade since his selection in the Indian squad in 2008 Virat has broken and therefore made several unbeaten records and is also one of the youngest recipients of the Arjuna award and ICC prestigious “Cricketer of the year award”.
Virat Kohli Profile/Introduction
Virat Kohli Personal Life Info & More
Virat Kohli was born on 5th November 1988 to his parents Prem Kohli and Saroj Kohli, his father being a criminal lawyer and his mother a homemaker and as of 2021, he is 33 years old.
|Date of Birth/Birthday||5 November 1988|
|Age (as in 2021)||33|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Scorpio|
Virat Kohli Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||In meters 1.75 m
In feet-inches 5′ 9″
|Weight (approx.)||In Pounds 174.165 lbs
In Kilograms 70 kg
Virat Kohli Family Members Names & Information
Virat is the youngest of two Siblings Bhavna and Vikash Kohli. Bavna is a practising lawyer like her father while Vikash is a musician and an actor
Virat Kohli Marital Status & More
Virat Kohli when he stepped into the limelight of cricket he got a lot of attention from models and actresses alike and he was dating actress Anushka Sharma since 2014 and they married on 11 of December 2017, in Florence, Italy. Kohli said that he is a more disciplined man now and does not act on his impulses as he once used to do when he was unmarried. In one of his interviews, he suggested his cricket has improved since Anushka came into his life also add that she is his lady luck.
Virat Kohli Education Qualification, School & College
Kohli was not able to complete his 12th grade as in the same year he was playing the “under 19” world cup.
|Educational Qualification||11th pass|
|School||Bharti Public School|
Virat Kohli Favourite Things/Like & Dislike
|Favourite Singers||Arijit Singh|
|Favourite Actor||Justin Timberlake|
|Favourite Series||Homeland and Narcos|
|Favourite Colors||Blue, Black & Lavender|
|Favourite Foods||Chole Bature, Sushi and Japanese Cusine|
|Hobbies||Workout, Traveling, Singing, Dancing|
Virat Kohli Money Factor
Virat Kholi is one of the highest-paid sportspeople and the second-highest-paid cricket and his net worth is estimated to be around $140 million with his annual salary from BBC is $ 942,782.40 and other than cricket Kohli earns from sponsorships and tie-ups with Puma India, Adidas, and Nike. It’s estimated that Kohli contributed 10% of entire Puma India’s 2019’s sales. Kohli is also the global brand ambassador for Puma. He also earns a lot from TV and social media commercials. Virat Kohli supports brands like Uber India, MRF tires, Hero, Myntra, Puma and has a brand value of $237 million
|Net Worth||$ 140 Million|
Virat Kohli Biography & Some Other Lesser Known Facts About Virat Kohli:
Virat’s father Prem Kohli recognized the hidden talent in his son and always encouraged him to be a cricketer. When Virat was playing his Ranji Trophy against the Karnataka team he got the news that his father had died of a Cerebral stroke on 18th December 2006 when Virat was only 18 that morally broke him down. Virat Kohli was in reserve of 2008 Sri Lanka tour and it was his first match in the Indian National team he thought he would never get to play on the field but during the practice session Virendra Shewag was injured due to an ankle twist and the opening batman’s slot was empty and Virat played in his stead but only managed to make 12 runs.
Virat is the only Cricketer who made a century in his first world cup match.
Virat Kohli has also been an outstanding human being off the camera he went to an old age home and renovated its infrastructure and gave 50% of BCCI salary in the cause and kept helping the same old age home with funds. He also contributed his favourite bat in Shahid Afridi’s NGO. And supported the brands of his friends through his Instagram account.
Virat has been in a bit of controversy for breaking rules. During one of his matches against Australia, he showed a middle finger to the Aussie crowd in Sydney as the audience was allegedly disrespectful to him. He had to give 50% of Match fees as a penalty. He also broke the guideline of BCCI that forbade outsiders from entering the pavilion but his then-girlfriend Anuska Sharma was spotted having a conversation and Kohli.
Virat Kohli’s role model was Sachin Tendulkar and he always hated the fact that he was being compared with the living legend who inspired him to be a cricketer. Virat Kohli had sung a rap song with AR Rehman in the Premier Futsal tournament.
Virat Kohli Social Media Accounts & Channels
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