Virat Kohli is a man who isn’t just known for his game, but his aggression on the pitch and for being the face of the rowdy youth. After Sachin Tendulkar and captain cool, Kohli represented India with a new zest. He represented a youth that was fierce and robust.
From throwing a finger at the crowd to defending the love of his life in front of the media, Kohli’s passion has brought him to a new height of Fame. The cricketer recently welcomed a baby girl with his wife and actress Anushka Sharma.
In this article, we shall be throwing some light on the lesser-known aspects of the cricketer’s life, like his childhood, personal life, net worth, etc.
|Full Name:||Virat Prem Kohli|
|Stage Name:||Virat Kohli|
|Birthday:||5 November 1988|
|Place Of Origin:||Delhi, India|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches|
|Profession:||Indian International cricketer, Right-handed bowler, right-handed top-order batsman|
|Total Net Worth:||$17.5 million|
Virat Prem Kohli, born on 5 November 1988 is a popular Indian cricketer and an even popular heartthrob who is married to the gorgeous Anushka Sharma. Kohli was born and brought up in Delhi, India.
He was born in a Punjabi Hindu family to his father Prem Kohli who was a criminal lawyer and his mother, Saroj Kohli who is a homemaker. Kohli is the youngest of his siblings. Speaking of his family, he comes from a very modest background and was raised in Uttam Nagar.
As a child, Kohli went to Vishal Bharti Public School and at the age of 10, he started attending the West Delhi Cricket Academy. He worked on his skills at the academy under Rajkumar Sharma, and Sumeet Dogra Academy at Vasundhara Enclave.
He was sent to Saviour Convent in Paschim Vihar at the age of 15 years, where he dedicated all his time to focus on his cricket practice. In 2015, his family moved to Gurugram, previous to which they were residing in Meera Bagh. In 2006, Kohli lost his father to a cardiac stroke.
Time and again Kohli has proved that he is a man of values and shall stay attached to his roots throughout. Many times, Kohli’s family spoke about how he gets his aggression and passion from his late father.
Virat Kohli’s name has been associated with several actresses and models including Sanjjana Galrani who was a South Indian actress, Tamannah Bhatia, Izabelle Leite, and Sarah Jane Dias.
He eventually faced several failed relationships until he met his perfect match, Anushka Sharma during a brand endorsement. The two had been roped in for a shampoo brand. They grew closer and started dating. The couple faced a terrible breakup in the course of their relationship but eventually managed to cope with it and came together again. They dated for a while and finally tied a knot in 2017. They now have a beautiful daughter named Vamika.
- Virat Kohli has a record of scoring 27 centuries, 7 double centuries in Test cricket, and 43 centuries in One Day Internationals.
- In T20I, he is a leading run-scorer with a maximum of 50 plus scores.
- In the T20 World Cup 2014, he scored 319 runs with 4 fifties and became the leading run-scorer.
- After Sachin Tendulkar, Virat has the most number of centuries in ODI (43).
- In 2013 Kohli won the Arjuna Award.
- In 2017 he won the Padma Shri, which is India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
- In 2018 he won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, which is India’s highest sporting honor.
- In 2020, he won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Decade) from 2011 to 2020.
- In 2017 and 2028, he won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year).
- He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2012, 2017, and 2018.
- He won the ICC Test Player of the Year award in 2018.
- He won the ICC Test Team of the Year award in 2017 (captain), 2018 (captain), and 2019 (captain).
Virat Kohli is a 33-year-old cricketer who is one of the biggest names of Indian Cricket. He has a tall stature and muscular build. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 70 kgs. He has black eyes and black hair. Kohli is a fitness enthusiast. He is credited for keeping the beard culture alive amongst the youth.
Virat Kohli Net worth:
As per the recent updates, Virat Kohli’s Net Worth is $112 Million. His Net Worth in Indian Rupees is INR 840 Crore. From his cricket career, he earns a monthly salary of INR 4 Crore. His yearly income is INR 48 Crore. The source of his wealth is Cricket and brand Advertisement. Virat Kohli is amongst the most popular and most sought-after cricketers for brand endorsements.
Virat Prem Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India. His fans and loved ones call him Cheeku, which also happens to be his nickname. Kohli is 5 ft 9 in tall and weighs 70 kgs. He is a Right-handed batsman and a Right-arm medium bowler. Kohli is a Top-order batsman.
Virat Kohli’s wife Anushka Sharma is a well-known Bollywood actress and film producer who is known for her work in films like NH10, Aye Dil hai mushkil, etc. The couple tied a knot in 2017. Kohli has been playing for India since 2008. His test match debut was in 2011, against West Indies. He played his most recent test match on 11 January 2022 against South Africa.
He made his ODI debut on 18 August 2008 against Sri Lanka. His last ODI was against West Indies, on 11 February 2022. He made his T20I debut on 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe. His Last T20I was played on 18 February 2022 against West Indies. Kohli has been the face of Royal Challengers Bangalore for more than a decade now.