Indian cricket team skipper Kohli is placed at 66th spot in the list of highest-earning sportspersons.
As per Forbes 2020 list, The Indian Captain Virat Kohli earned a total of USD 26 million (INR 196 crore) in the past one year.
The 31-year-old cricketer gets retention of USD 1 million from the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) annually. He is among three cricketers in the top bracket of the Indian cricket board’s paygrade.
Kohli is one of the highest-paid celebrities in India with endorsements from brands like Audi, Colgate-Palmolive, Flipkart, Google, Hero Motocorp, Puma, Uber, Valvoline and more. As per Forbes, he earns a total of USD 24 million through endorsements only.
Kohli has a stunning social media following of 134 million on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram which contribute heavily towards him fetching some of the most lucrative brand endorsements in India.
With an estimated total earnings of $26 million ($24m from endorsements and $2m from salary/winnings), Kohli has made a jump of more than 30 places from 2019 and is at the 66th spot in the list.
Virat Kohli House:
Virat purchased a ‘Sky Bungalow’ in Mumbai, for $5.3 million.
Virat gets complete peace in his house. Whenever he gets time from his busy schedule, he spends most of his time with the family in this house.
Virat Kohli’s 4BHK Flat Sky Bungalow is part of the project and is undoubtedly heaven on earth because of the breathtaking scenery.