From his initial cricketing days to now, Virat Kohli has managed to not only garner the hearts and minds of people but also inspire the next generation of cricketers. His hard work and dedication to the game have not only rewarded him in his career growth but also his bank account. Having earned about $25 million dollars, his net worth is not only astonishing for someone so young but also inspiring.
HIS NET WORTH
At just 30 years old, Virat Kohli ranks #100 on the Forbes list of world’s highest-paid athletes. He is also the highest-paid cricketer in the world with a net worth of $25 million as of June 2019. His hard work has garnered him with a brand value of approximately $144 million.
As the captain of the Indian National Men’s Cricket, Kohli has led the team to Victory. Being one of the most successful captains to date, he earns an annual salary of $1.5 million from the BCCI. He is one of the highest-paid cricketers in India along with M.S Dhoni.
Additionally, as a valuable asset to the Royal Challenger Bangalore in the IPL, he is paid approximately $2.5 million per season.
Virat Kohli earns most of his income through brand endorsements. Being one of the most famous and the most recognizable face in the country, brands like New Era, Herbalife, Google, Tissot, Oakley, Puma, Audi, Colgate-Palmolive, Uber, etc have roped him as their brand ambassador. He has more than 17 brands in his roster. This collective figure increases his net worth by an astonishing $21 million.
Virat has extensively supported entrepreneurs. He has invested in a tech start-up called Sports Convo, co-owns a clothing brand called WROGN, has set up Chisel Gyms, has invested in the ITPL franchise UAE Royals, amongst many others.
Virat Kohli recently purchased a $5.3 million apartment in Worli, Mumbai along with his wife Anushka Sharma. Considering their combined net worth being $60 million, this purchase seems very ordinary. Virat has an affinity for cars and owns an Audi R8 LMS, Audi R8 V10, Audi S6, Audi A8 Quattro and an Audi Q7. He also as a huge collection of Sports Bikes