What is Virat Kohli net worth?
Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer who currently captains the India national team. A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world.
As of 2021, Virat Kohli’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.
Virat Kohli was born on the 5th of November, 1988, in Delhi, India. Kohli is the son of Prem Kohli and Saroj Kohli. His father was a criminal lawyer while his mother is a housewife.
Kohli became interested in cricket when he was a little boy. Aged just three, he would pick up a cricket bat and ask his father to bowl to him. He received his early schooling from Vishal Bharti Public School.
In 2002, Kohli played for the Delhi Under-15 team and became the leading run-getter in the 2002-03 Polly Umrigar Trophy tournament. He was made the captain of the team for the 2003–04 Polly Umrigar Trophy.
He repeated his fabulous performance the next season too and helped Delhi lift the 2004-05 Vijay Merchant Trophy. His consistent performances earned him a place in the India Under-19 squad on its tour of England in 2006.
In 2008, he led the Indian team to victory at the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. Following this, he was bought by the Indian Premier League franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore, for $30,000 on a youth contract.
Kohli was appointed the vice-captain for the 2012 Asia Cup in Bangladesh. In the final group stage match against Pakistan, he scored 183 whilst chasing—the highest individual score against Pakistan in ODIs—and broke West Indies’ Brian Lara’s long-standing record of 156.
His career saw a temporary slump in 2015 when he was unable to make any big scores. However, he soon regained his form and became the fastest batsman in the world to make 1,000 runs in T20I cricket during South Africa’s tour of India later the same year.
Here are some of the best highlights of Virat Kohli’s career:
- ICC ODI Player of the Year (2012)
- Padma Shri (2017)
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (2018)
- Wisden Cricketers of the Year (2019)
Quotes From Virat Kohli
“A fit body gives you confidence. And there’s nothing more impressive than a great attitude, which you can wear on your sleeve. But you’ll have to remember the difference between being rude and being confident.” – Virat Kohli
“Whatever you want to do, do with full passion and work hard towards it. Don’t look anywhere else. There will be a few distractions, but if you can be true to yourself, you will be successful for sure.” – Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer, counted amongst the top sportsmen in India.
Considered to be among the best batsmen in the present era, he also doubles up as an occasional right-arm medium pace bowler. He is known for his dependable and powerful batting style and has single-handedly won several matches for India.
As of 2021, Virat Kohli’s net worth is approximately $50 million.