Virat Kohli is arguably the greatest batsman of the modern generation. The way he makes batting look ridiculously easy, it won’t be a surprise if he goes on to break many batting records by the time he calls it a day. The Indian Test captain has risen to stardom in a short span of time and only after 8 years of international cricket Kohli is rated among the very best in world cricket.
Since making his debut in international cricket in 2008 he has broken a plethora of record. He is one of the rising stars of in the cricket history and his net worth is expected to reach staggering heights in the coming years. Kohli is also the co-owner of FC Goa in Indian Super League (ISL).
Kohli is one of the richest Indian athletes and has a net worth of $20 million but according to Forbes, it has been estimated to be around $12 million which is impressive in itself. Kohli is a Grade A player according to the BCCI central contracts and earns hefty sums as a player alone.
According to Forbes magazine, Virat is the most expensive Indian athlete and earns a whopping Rs. 3.2 crore per Instagram post.
Kohli was also named amongst the most marketable athletes, ahead of global superstar Lionel Messi.
Arguably one of the best batsmen of all time, Kohli has led India to a lot of success ever since taking over as the captain of the side.
Virat Kohli’s fan following is not only limited to India, he is equally famous throughout the world. With over 16.7 millions of fans on Instagram Kohli is one of the most followed Indian cricketers. He thus also earns a lot of money posting promotional photos on his Instagram profile.
The Indian skipper recently became the fastest batsman to score more than 9000 runs in ODI cricket playing just 200 ODIs. He broke the record of AB de Villers and his predecessor Sourav Ganguly. Kohli even surpassed legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar scoring nine thousand runs in 200 matches.