Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli
Real Name/Full Name Virat Prem Kohli
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Virat Kohli; Cheeku
Birth Place: Delhi, India
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 November 1988
Age/How Old: 32 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –  Prem Kohli
Mother –   Saroj Kohli
Siblings: Vikas Kohli, Bhavna Kohli
School: Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi,  Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi
College: N/A
Religion: Hinduism
Nationality: Indian
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Ex- Sarah-Jane Dias, Sanjana, Tamannaah Bhatia, Izabelle Leite
Wife/Spouse Name: Anushka Sharma (m. 2019)
Kids/Children Name: Vamika Kohli
Profession: Cricketer
Net Worth: $170 million
Last Updated: October 2021

Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian cricket team and right-handed batsman accordingly. It can be said that this cricketer is one of the most successful batsmen of his contemporary time in world cricket history. In domestic cricket, he plays for Delhi, and in the Indian Premier League, he plays as the captain of Royal challengers Bangalore since the year 2013. Under his captaincy, India won the 2008 Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia and became the vice-captain of ODI matches of this country in the year 2012. Afterward, he didn’t have to look back throughout his whole career.

Well, how well do you know about Virat Kohli? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Virat Kohli’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Virat Kohli to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kohli was born on 5th November 1988 in a Delhi-based Punjabi Hindu family with an elder brother and an elder sister in his family. His father’s name is Prem Kohli, a criminal lawyer, and his mother is a housewife named Saroj Kohli. His elder brother is Vikas Kohli, and the name of his elder sister is Bhavna Kohli, who have a great affection towards their younger brother from their early childhood.

Virat Kohli is used to being called a Chiku by his surrounding people and family members. According to his family members, this young and bright kid showed interest in cricket from the age of 3. As they mentioned from this age, he used to ask his father to play cricket with him.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Virat Kohli in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Virat Kohli’s age is 32 years old as of today’s date 28th October 2021 having been born on 5 November 1988. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.

Education

Kohli has spent all his childhood in Uttam Nagar and started his education at Vishal Bharti Public School. However, he had not much interest in studying and finishing conventional courses with good grades accordingly. His family got the point of his increasing interest i9n playing cricket from his very early age.

Hence, they admitted him at West Delhi Cricket Academy under Rajkumar Sharma at nine years old. He started playing and getting knowledge about cricket from this academy, and after that, he joined Sumeet Dogra Academy at Vasundhara Enclave. At his ninth grade in class, he shifted to Savior Convent in Paschim Vihar to increase his knowledge and skills regarding this game.

After his father’s death in 2006, this family had to face various financial crises, and they had to shift into a rented house afterward.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Virat Kohli With Wife Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli With Wife Anushka Sharma

In the year 2013, Virat Kohli saturated dating famous actress of Bollywood Anushka Sharma and continues that relationship till 2017 effectively. During the first phase of their relationship, this couple was called “Virushka” by their fans and followers. 11 December 2017 is the date of marriage, and this happy couple has given birth to a girl child recently named Vamika.

Is Virat Kohli Gay?

No, this famous and successful cricketer is not gay as he has dated several girls, including his wife Anushka Sharma, and is living his life peacefully with his wife and daughter.

Professional Career

Kohli started his career in the Under-19 cricket team of India with India Under-19 in the year 2006 against England, where he scored 105 in average three matches effectively. After the under-19 world cup, he got the hence to enter in Indian Premier League in the team of Bangalore in 2006.

In the year 2008, this famous cricket player entered the Indian ODI squad against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. In 2010 he became the vice-captain of the Indian team against Zimbabwe, and for the first time in 2014, he became the captain of the Indian test cricketer and continued in that effectively.

He is currently the number 1 ODI batsman, as per the ranking of ICC. He is yet to win an IPL trophy, but his form says something else. He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever to play the game and got the same compliment from personalities like Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, and Brian Lara.

Awards

  • He received Arjuna Awards in 2013.
  • In 2017 he got the Padma Shri award.
  • In the year, he was honored with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
  • ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Decade of the year 2011-2020.
  • He is a three times ICC ODI Player of the Year .
  • Was honored with ICC Test Player of the Year in the year 2018.
  • He was a member of the squad which lifted the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
  • In ICC ODI Team of the Year, he became the best captain many times from 2012-2019.
  • In the year 2012, he received the title People’s Choice Awards India For Favorite Sportsperson.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Virat Kohli in 2021

Virat Kohli Net Worth
Virat Kohli Net Worth

Present net worth as of dated 2021 of this world-famous cricket of India is $170 million as he gets $700 thousand monthly as his salary from playing cricket and his other soccer of incomes are huge accordingly. He gets a huge amount for promoting various brands as well as from various advertisements in his domestic regions as well as globally.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was never auctioned in IPL to date.
  • He is the first Indian cricketer who scored a century in his debut world cup match.
  • He has possessed the highest runs to date in a single IPL season.
  • He met his wife during a shampoo advertisement.

This famous Indian cricket has broken many records in his fields and has proven himself as a successful and effective captain accordingly. He is not only a great cricketer in contemporary time, but also he is well known for keeping his family lives healthy and happy. His fans expect that he may break the records of Sachin Tendulkar very soon. He is also compared to some of the greatest players of this era, such as AB De Villiers, Steven Smith, and Kane Williamson.

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