VIRAT KOHLI BIOGRAPHY
|FULL NAME||Virat Kohli|
|NICKNAME||Chikoo, Run Machine, King Kohli|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Delhi, India|
|BORN||November 5, 1988|
|HEIGHT||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|EYE COLOUR||Dark Brown|
|BATTING STYLE||Right-Hand Bat|
|BOWLING STYLE||Right-arm Medium|
|CAPTAIN||ROYAL CHALLANGEER BANGLORE|
|HOBBIES||Workout, Travelling, Singing, Dancing|
|SCHOOL||Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi; Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi|
|VIRAT KHOHLI’S INSTAGRAMfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|VIRAT KHOHLI’S FACEBOOKemail@example.com|
|VIRAT KHOHLI’S TWITTER||@imVkohli|
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TABLE OF CONTENT
- VIRAT KOHLI BIOGRAPHY
- VIRAT KOHLI’S NEWS
- VIRAT KOHLI DEBUT IN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET
- VIRAT KOHLI CRICKET & MORE
- VIRAT KOHLI RECORDS
- VIRAT KOHLI AWARDS
- VIRAT KOHLI CONTROVERSIES
- VIRAT KOHLI GIRLFRIENDS AND MORE
- VIRAT KOHLI FAVOURITES
- VIRAT KOHLI’S VIDEO
- MOST EXPENSIVE THINGS OWNED BY VIRAT KOHLI
- VIRAT KOHLI SALARY
- VIRAT KOHLI BUSINESS INVESTMENTS
- VIRAT KOHLI BRAND-ENDORSEMENTS
- VIRAT KOHLI CHARITY FOUNDATION
- VIRAT KOHLI PHOTOS GALLERY
VIRAT KOHLI BIO
Virat Kohli is a professional cricketer and the former captain of the Indian national team. He was born on November 5, 1988, in Delhi, India. Kohli began playing cricket at a young age and made his debut for Delhi in domestic cricket when he was just 18 years old. In August 2008, he made his debut for the Indian national team in an ODI against Sri Lanka.
Since then, Kohli has become one of the most successful and decorated cricketers in the world.
He has scored over 24,000 runs in all three formats of the game and has won numerous awards for his performances. Kohli has also captained the Indian team to multiple victories, including the Test series against Australia in 2020.
ANUSHKA SHARMA & VIRAT KOHLI
Anushka Sharma is a Bollywood actress and the wife of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. The couple met in 2013 and got married in 2017. They have been in a long-term relationship and are considered one of the most high-profile and popular couples in India. Sharma is a successful actress, having appeared in numerous Bollywood films and winning several awards for her performances. She is also known for her philanthropy and work as a brand ambassador for several companies.
VIRAT KOHLI DEBUT IN INTERNATIONAL CRICKET
- ODI – August 18, 2008 vs Sri Lanka in Dambulla
- T20I – June 12, 2010, vs Zimbabwe
- Test – June 20, 2011, vs West Indies in Kingston
VIRAT KOHLI CRICKET & MORE
- Domestic/IPL Franchise – Delhi, Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Nature on the field – Aggressive
- Like to play against – Australia and Pakistan
VIRAT KOHLI RECORDS
Virat Kohli is one of the most successful and decorated cricketers in the world. Some of his achievements include:
- Leading the Indian cricket team to victory in the 2020 Test series against Australia
- Being the fastest player to score 10,000 runs in ODIs
- Being the fastest player to score 20,000 international runs
- First Indian to score a century on ODI World Cup debut (2011)
- Fastest ODI century by an Indian off 52 balls against Australia at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur in 2013.
- The third player to score 3 Test double-hundreds in a calendar year after Don Bradman and Ricky Ponting.
- First India captain to win 9 Tests in a calendar year.
- His Test score of 235 is the highest by an Indian captain.
- Most runs in a single season of IPL (973 runs in 2016).
- Most IPL hundreds in a year (4).
- The first batter to score 4,000 runs in T20Is.
VIRAT KOHLI AWARDS
|2013 – Arjuna Award|
|2017 – Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award|
|2018 – Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, India’s highest sporting honor.|
|Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Decade): 2011–2020|
|Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year): 2017, 2018|
|ICC ODI Player of the Year: 2012, 2017, 2018|
|ICC Test Player of the Year: 2018|
|ICC ODI Team of the Year: 2012, 2014, 2016 (captain), 2017 (captain), 2018 (captain), 2019 (Captain)|
|ICC Test Team of the Year: 2017 (captain), 2018 (captain), 2019 (Captain)|
|ICC Spirit of Cricket: 2019|
|ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade: 2011–2020|
|ICC Men’s Test Team of the Decade: 2011–2020 (Captain)|
|ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Decade: 2011–2020|
|ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Decade: 2011–2020|
|ICC Men’s Player of the Month: October 2022|
|Polly Umrigar Award for International Cricketer of the Year: 2011–12, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18|
|4. OTHER HONOURS|
|Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World: 2016, 2017, 2018|
|CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: 2011–12, 2013–14, 2018–19|
|Indian Premier League Orange Cap for most runs: 2016|
|Barmy Army – International Player of the Year: 2017, 2018|
|ESPNcricinfo – ODI Batting Performance of the Year: 2012|
|People’s Choice Awards India For Favourite Sportsperson: 2012|
CNN-News18 Indian of the Year: 2017
|Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) renamed a stand after Kohli at Arun Jaitley stadium, Delhi|
VIRAT KOHLI CONTROVERSIES
Virat Kohli is a high-profile and successful athlete, and as such, he has faced his share of controversies over the years.
- On-field aggression: Kohli has faced criticism for his aggressive behavior on the field, with some accusing him of crossing the line.
- Comments about Indian cricket fans: In 2018, Kohli faced backlash for comments he made about Indian cricket fans, in which he said that he would prefer if fans who did not like Indian cricketers did not come to watch them play.
- Showed middle finger to Australian fans during the second Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 2012.
- Had an ugly argument with Gautam Gambhir during an IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2013.
- Refused to work with head coach Anil Kumble, which forced the latter to resign from his job in 2017
VIRAT KOHLI GIRLFRIENDS AND MORE
- Sarah-Jane Dias
- Tamannah Bhatia
- Izabelle Leite
- Mansha Bahl
- On 11 December 2017, Virat Kohli married Anushka Sharma in an intimate ceremony held in Florence, Italy.
VIRAT KOHLI FAVOURITES
|Shots||Cover Drive, Flick|
|Batsmen||Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, David Warner, Joe Root, Shane Watson, Herschelle Gibbs|
|Cricket Stadium||Adelaide Oval, Australia|
|Food||Salmon, Sushi, Lamb Chops|
|Actors||Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Aamir Khan|
|Actresses||Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Penelope Cruz|
|Bollywood Movies||Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Border, Ishq, 3 Idiots|
|Hollywood Movies||Iran Man, Rocky 4, Southpaw|
|TV Shows||Homeland, Narcos, Breaking Bad|
|Basketball Player||Kobe Bryant|
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MOST EXPENSIVE THINGS OWNED BY VIRAT KOHLI
As a successful and wealthy professional athlete, Virat Kohli has the means to afford many luxurious items. Some of the expensive things that he is known to own or has owned include.
|Bentley Continental GT||INR 3.29 Crore – INR 4.04 Crore|
|Bentley Flying Spur||INR 1.70 Crore – INR 3.41 Crore|
|Audi R8 LMX||INR . 2.97 crore|
|Audi A8L W12 Quattro||INR . 1.98 crore|
|Audi Q7||INR . 72.9-80.95 lakh|
|Audi S6||INR 95.25 lakh|
|Range Rover Vogue||INR 2.27 Crore|
|Toyota Fortuner||INR 24 Lakh – INR 30 Lakh|
|Renault Duster||INR 13.5 Lakh|
|Rolex Daytona Rainbow Everose Gold||INR 2 crore|
|Patek Philippe Nautilus||INR 57 lakh|
|Rolex Sky-Dweller 18K Rose Gold||INR 32 lakh|
|Rolex Day Date||INR 27 lakh|
|Audemars Piguet Royal Oak||INR 17 lakh|
|Rolex Daytona||INR 8.6 lakh|
|Rolex Datejust||INR 8 lakh|
|Panerai Luminor||INR 5 lakh|
|Bungalow in Gurugram, Haryana|
|Flat in Versova, Mumbai|
|Land in Alibaug|
VIRAT KOHLI SALARY
- Salary – Retainer Fee – INR 7 crore
– Test Fee – INR 15 Lakh
– ODI Fee – INR 6 lakh
– T20 Fee – INR 3 Lakh
– IPL 2022 – INR 15 crore
- Income – INR 228.09 crore per annum
- Net Worth (Approx) – 1155 crore
VIRAT KOHLI BUSINESS INVESTMENTS
Virat Kohli is a successful and wealthy professional athlete who has made several business investments. Some of the businesses that he has invested in include:
- Wrogn: Kohli is the co-founder of Wrogn, a fashion brand that sells clothing and accessories for men.
- Chisel: Kohli is a co-owner of Chisel, a chain of gyms and fitness centers.
- Stepathlon Lifestyle: Kohli is an investor in Stepathlon Lifestyle, a wellness company that promotes healthy living.
- Indian Super League (ISL) team: Kohli is a co-owner of the Indian Super League (ISL) team FC Goa.
- UAE Royals: Kohli is a co-owner of the UAE Royals, a team in the International Premier Tennis League.
- One8 Commune is a chain of restaurants and bars founded by Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. The restaurant chain is named after Kohli’s jersey number and has multiple branches in India. Some locations where One8 Commune has a presence include Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Pune.
- One8 Commune also has a line of packaged food products and a range of merchandise.
VIRAT KOHLI BRAND-ENDORSEMENTS
Virat Kohli is a brand ambassador for several companies. Kohli is one of the most marketable athletes in the world, and his endorsement deals are a testament to his popularity and success on the field.
- Great learning
- Mobile Premier League
- Vicks India
- Too Yumm
- MRF Tyre
- Philips India
- Uber India
- Audi India
- American Tourister
- Royal Challenge
- Blue Star
- Hero Motocorp
- Amaze Inverters & Batteries
- Shyam Steel
- Digit Insurance (Recent association)
- Vivo (Upcoming association), etc.
- Google Duo
VIRAT KOHLI CHARITY FOUNDATION
He set up the Virat Kohli Foundation (VKF) in 2013 to fulfill his dream of making India a sporting superpower and supporting potential athletes to achieve their dreams and reach the pinnacle in their respective sports.
Address: Sarkar Heritage B Wing 1st Floor, Kane Road Bandra West, Mumbai 400050
Phone: 022 20861134/35/36
Email ID – firstname.lastname@example.org
VIRAT KOHLI PHOTOS GALLERY
FAQs about the VIRAT KOHLI.
Virat Kohli is Class 12th pass. He studied till class 9th at Vishal Bharti Public School. After that, he studied at Savior Convent School in Paschim Vihar till Class 12th.
Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi to a Punjabi Khatri Hindu family.
Kohli, 34, confirmed on Twitter that he is vegetarian and has never claimed to be a vegan after his diet became a topic of discussion on social media.
Virat Kohli, once a huge butter chicken lover, is now trying to turn into a vegetarian, who eats eggs occasionally.