Everything you need to know about Virat Kohli’s net worth, endorsements and investments
He is one of the richest cricketers in the world right now and sooner rather than later, he'd be "The Richest"
Published - Jul 19, 2017 3:14 pm | Updated - Jul 19, 2017 3:14 pm
From the streets of Delhi to the cover pages of fashion magazines across the globe, Virat Kohli’s path to glory has not been easy. Financial grudges, personal tragedies, few blissful moments followed by another predicament, he’s gone through everything. But what makes him special and adorable is his willingness to never give up and reign supreme in every aspect of life.
Well, he just didn’t dawn the Indian jersey, but became India’s captain across all formats which is something every Indian teenager dreams of. When we take a look at his inexplicable journey, one thing everyone must accept is he deserves every bit of attention and wealth that he’s blessed with at this day.
Virat Kohli is now a brand, one of the most decorated celebrities in the country and all MNCs are willing to sign him as the brand ambassador of their company. Henceforth, he is one of the richest cricketers in the world right now and sooner rather than later, he’d be “The Richest” amongst the cricketers.
Celebrating his meteoric rise in the elite level, let’s take a look at his net worth and his sources of income, which is bound to raise many eye brows.
Virat Kohli’s net worth sums up approximately to $60 Million(Rs. 386.1 Crore). He currently resides in Punjabi Bagh Club, Delhi in his lavish mansion.
Income from BCCI and other cricketing sources
Vira Kohli is an A-Grade contract player and he gets paid an annual amount of Rs. 2 Crore(which might get hiked) from BCCI apart from the match fee. He earns a match-fee of Rs. 3 Lakh for every ODI match, Rs. 5 Lakh for every Test match and Rs. 2 Lakh for every T20 International match that he plays for India.
Apart from that, he gets a seasonal payment of Rs. 14 Crore from his IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Virat Kohli is the brand ambassador of many popular MNCs across the country. A celebrity of his caliber would always top these companies’ priorities list and over the years, his contracts have grown and strengthened. He recently signed a Rs. 110 Crore deal with Puma, becoming the first ever cricketer to sign a deal worth more than Rs. 100 Crore.
Apart from this, the 28-year-old endorses for Manyavar, Adidas, Audi, Boost, Colgate-Palmolive, Herbalife, MRF, Nitesh Estates, Smaash, Tissot, TVS Motors, United Spirits and Vicks. He recently parted ways with PepsiCo, who paid him quite a hefty amount as well.
Virat Kohli is the co-owner of FC Goa in the Indian Super League(ISL) and he said he was delighted to be a part of a campaign that will develop football in the future. He also co-owns UAE Royals in the International Tennis Premier League(ITPL). In December 2016, he became a co-owner of the JSW-owned Bengaluru Yodhas franchise in Pro Wrestling League.
In 2014, he launched a fashion brand by the name WROGN and also tied up with some big names in the fashion industry like Myntra and Shopper’s Stop. He is a shareholder and brand ambassador of the social networking venture ‘Sport Convo’ based in London.
He invested a gigantic sum of Rs. 90 Crore to start a chain of gyms and fitness centres across the country by the name “Chisel”. These chain of gyms are owned by Kohli, Chisel India and CSE (Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment), the agency which manages Kohli’s commercial interests.