BirthDay5 November, 1988 (Saturday)
Birth PlaceDelhi
Age (2020)31 Years Old
Height (Approx)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weightin Kilograms- 69 kg
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Virat Kohli is an Indian Cricketer and current captain of the Indian National Cricket Team. He was born on 5th November 1988 in Delhi, India.

Home TownDelhi
Zodiac signScorpio
SchoolVishal Bharti Public School, Delhi & Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, New Delhi
College/UniversityN/A
Qualification12th standard
ReligionHindu
Food HabitVegetarian (turned vegetarian in October 2019)
HobbiesDancing, Singing, Workout and Traveling
NationalityIndian
Marital StatusMarried
AffairSarah-Jane Dias (Actress, rumour)
Sanjana (Model, Actress, rumour)
Tamannaah Bhatia (Actress, rumour
Izabelle Leite (Brazilian model, rumour)
Mansha Bahl (Model, Actress)
Anushka Sharma (Actress)
DebutODI - vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Aug 18, 2008,
T20I - vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Jun 12, 2010
Test - vs Windies at Sabina Park, Jun 20, 2011
Best FriendsYuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan

Virat Kohli Early Life Background

Virat has done schooling in Delhi, He was into cricket form his childhood days. He used to play for local teams. Virat Kohli Loses his father when he was 18 years old while he was playing Ranji Trophy Match.

Virat Kohli Childhood

Virat Kohli Career

Virat was passionate about cricket since his childhood. He had no backup plan for the future, Cricket was his only goal. He started playing cricket in childhood. After playing for domestic teams like Delhi and India Red,

he made his debut on 18 August 2008 at a one-day international against Sri Lanka in Dambulla. after that in 2010 and 2011, he made his T20 / Test debut respectively against Zimbabwe and West Indies.

In 2008, Under his captaincy, the Indian Under-19 team won the world cup in Malaysia. that was the turning point of his career.

Virat Kohli Cricket

International DebutODI- 18 August 2008 against Sri Lanka at Dambulla
Test- 20 June 2011 against West Indies at Kingston
T20 - 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Jersey Number#18 (India)
#18 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team(s) Delhi, India Red, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Coach/MentorKeshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya
Nature on FieldVery Aggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan, Australia

Virat Kohli Income | Net Worth

SalaryRetainer Fee: Rs. 7 Crore
Test Fee: Rs. 15 lakh
ODI Fee: Rs. 6 lakh
T20 Fee: Rs. 3 lakh
IPL 11: Rs. 17 crore
Year 2018
Net Worth800 - 1200 Crore

Virat Kohli Relationships

Sarah-Jane Dias (Actress, rumour)

Sanjana Galrani (Model, Actress, rumour)

Tamannaah Bhatia (Actress, rumour)

Izabelle Leite (Brazilian model, Rumour)

Mansha Bahl (Model, Actress)

Anushka Sharma (Actress)

Virat Kohli Wedding

Virat and Anushka got married in a private intimate ceremony in Tuscany, Italy on 11 December 2017.

Virat Kohli Car Collection

Virat Kohli owns Audi R8 LMX, Audi A8L W12 Quattro, Audi Q7, Audi S6, Range Rover Vogue, Toyota Fortuner, and Renault Duster.

Virat Kohli Body Measurement

Chest Size41
Biceps Size14
Waist Size32
Skin ColourFair
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Virat Kohli Tattoo

Virat Kohli Favourite

FoodSushi, Lamb Chops and Salad
ActorAamir Khan , Johnny Depp
ActressesPenelope Cruz , Katrina Kaif , Anushka Sharma & Robert Downey Jr.
Favorite Film DirectorRajkumar Hirani
MovieBollywood-
Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander (1992)
3 Idiots (2009),
Hollywood -
Rocky 4 (1985) and
Iron Man (2008)
Facorite SingerEminem , Gurdas Maan & Asrar
Favorite SongChanna Mere Ya
ColourBlack & Blue
Travel DestinationNew Zealand
Favorite Sport Cricket, Tennis and Football
Favorite PlayerSachin Tendulkar , Chris Gayle , Roger Federer , Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Favorite Basketball PlayerKobe Bryant
Favourite Cricket GroundAdelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Favorite Bowler Shane Warne
Favourite ShotCover Drive, Flick Shot
Favorite CarAston Martin
Favorite CommentatorHarsha Bhogle
Favorite BookOpen: An Autobiography By Andre Agassi
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

Virat Kohli Diet

In Breakfast with Champions by Gaurav Kapoor, Kohli revealed his workout and diet plans.

“My breakfast is set. I eat an omelet, three egg whites, one whole egg, spinach with black pepper and cheese, some grilled bacon or smoked salmon with it, and I eat papaya or dragonfruit if it is available watermelon.

I eat a decent amount of cheese for good fats. After that, I carry my own butter and I get gluten-free bread from the hotels. So I apply it to that. A nice big pot of green tea with lemon. I drink 3-4 cups of that,“ Virat  Kohli said.

In his main meals, he takes lean proteins and leafy vegetables, and red meat only if he needs to build those muscles. If not red meat, Kohli takes grilled chicken and mashed potatoes with spinach and veggies for lunch. For dinner, his choice is seafood!

Virat Kohli’s strict diet plan is harmonized by a hardcore workout to keep his body macular. Kohli also said that he almost spends  4 hours in the gym off-season during which he works on the lower body by strengthening his back and legs which are required for his sport cricket.

Virat Kohli Controversy

  • Virat Kohli showed his middle finger to the Sydney crowd because they abused him when Kohli was fielding at the boundary line during the second Test match on his first tour to Australia, in 2011.

  • Virat Kohli showed his middle finger to the Sydney crowd because they abused him when Kohli was fielding at the boundary line during the second Test match on his first tour to Australia, in 2011.

  • Before the 2015, world Cup The BCCI forbidden the Indian cricket players to stay with their wives, or girlfriends during the World Cup in Australia. But according to reports, Virat Kohli and his girlfriend Anushka Sharma were staying in same hotel.

  • During the T20 World Cup in 2016, Kohli abused a journalist after a practice session, because Virat Kohli thought that a particular journalist had written a news article about an actress and her girlfriend Anushka Sharma in the National Daily. But, sometimes later Virat Kohli came to know that it was the wrong journalist, after that he immediately apologized.

  • Though in June 2016, in early 2017 former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble was named as the Indian cricket team coach, there were many reports that there were so many differences between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli.

  • However, before the Champions Trophy 2017, when the BCCI advertised for the post of men’s Indian cricket team coach, Anil Kumble felt very hurtful and decided not to discontinue his coaching job for the Indian cricket team, and on 21 June 2017, Anil Kumble resigned from the post of the Indian cricket team coach.

Virat Kohli Family

Father – Late Prem Kohli (Criminal lawyer)

Mother – Saroj Kohli (Homemaker)

Sister – Bhawna Kohli (Elder)

Brother – Vikas Kohli (Elder)

Baby

Virat Kohli Interesting Facts

  • Virat Kohli drinks alcohol occasionally.

  • From the very young age of 3, Virat Kohli was fascinated by cricket. When he was nine and a half years old, his father took him to Raj Kumar Sharma’s West Delhi Cricket Academy.

  • Once his coach Raj Kumar Sharma had invited Ashish Nehra to the cricket academy, where he awarded young Virat Kohli as he scored the highest runs for Delhi in the 2002-2003 Polly Umrigar Trophy, with 172 runs at an average of 34.40.

  • His Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary gave his nickname ‘Chikoo’  in his childhood days.

  • Virat Kohli’s favorite subject was ‘History’, and he hated ‘Maths.’

  • His father died of a brain stroke in 2006, but after his father’s death the very next day , he performed very good for Delhi against Karnataka, where he scored 90 runs.

  • He always wanted to be a cricketer, so He never had any backup plan for his future.

  • Virat Kohli became fascinated with cricket very early in his childhood life and choose to bat when he was only three. His parents identified his talent and enrolled him at the West Delhi Cricket Academy when he was just  9 years old. Virat Kohli grew into a very talented cricket player over the emerging years and represented his city Delhi at domestic cricket and various age-group levels.

  • Virat Kohli’s first big success came in 2008 when he was captained India Under-19s to victory at the 2008s Under-19 World Cup. After that, he was elected to for the Indian team to bat and prooved himself as a valuable middle-order cricket player.

  • Virat Kohli gained a reputation as an “ODI specialist” and also he has proved his mettle in international test cricket. Right now he is the captain of the Indian Team in international Test cricket and vice-captain in the limited-overs format.

  • He believes in a number of superstitions. He wears black wristbands, and before his matches, he never forgets to wear his ‘Kada’.

  • He is very scared of heights.

  • He hates to have lengthy conversions on the mobile phone.

  • He is very emotional as well as an aggressive person, also when he gets upset he cries. Virat Kohli was noticed crying on the cricket field when India did not make it for the semi-finals in 2012’s T20 World cup.

  • In 2012, Virat also won the ICC ODI Player of the Year Award.

  • Virat Kohli was surprisingly named as one of the 10 best dressed international men, in 2012.

  • The government of India has also given the Arjuna Award (2013) and Padma Shri Award (2017) to Virat Kohli.

  • For the first time, the BSF – Border Security Force appointed him as a brand ambassador in that same year.

  • He is a very big fan of Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. Virat Kohli is also the co-owner of the ‘UAE Royals’ International Premier Tennis League team.

  • Virat Kohli has a crazy love for tattoos and the number of tattoos on his body keeps on increasing. The first tattoo is on his left shoulder which is ‘God’s eye’ – a symbol of the power of noticing and learning that is unknown and unknowable. The second tattoo is on his left shoulder which is ‘Japanese Samurai warrior’ – a symbol of living a life that is based on loyalty to one’s master, respectful, ethical behavior. The third number tattoo is on his left arm is a ‘Monastery’, which is a symbol of a place of peace and power. The fourth one is ‘Lord Shiva in meditation on Mount Kailash and Mansarovar Lake.’ on his left arm. Fifth on his right bicep is a ‘Scorpion’ which is his Zodiac sign.

  • Virat Kohli is the owner of a restaurant in Delhi called ‘ Nueva.’

  • He is also a good singer, and in 2016, one of his video of him singing “Jo Wada Kiya Hai Nibhana Padhega” went viral.

  • He is a truly determined and passionate sportsperson. Virat Kohli is very well focused on his cricketing skills as well as his fitness, for that he is idolized and followed by many.

  • He had turned vegetarian in October 2019 and tweeted that he was feeling better and proud after turning vegetarian.

  • Virat Kohli’s family had been living in Meera Bagh (West Delhi). After some time, Kohli shifted to his new house in Gurugram. He recently bought a “Sky Bungalow” on the 34th floor with 7,171 sq ft. space and a view of the sea which is priced at Rs 34 crore in Mumbai. The bungalow that is situated is said to have.

  • Virat Kohli started playing cricket for India’s National Team in 2008. His brand endorsement deals are also record-breaking like his streak on the field.

  • Virat’s estimated net worth is about $24 Million. In the list of highest-paid athletes for 2017, Kohli is ranked 89th.

  • This cricketer’s brand value stands at near $144 Million which also overtakes Shahrukh Khan as India’s top-ranking celebrity brand. He’s the face of the brands like Puma, Audi, MRF, Colgate, Tissot, Palmolive and has also done lots of commercial shoots for many personal care companies.

  • The right-handed Indian batsman charges nearly $1million per day for his commercial shoots. Virat Kohli has a crazy passion and love for football and he is a co-owner of ISL team FC Goa. He is also co-owner of the ITPL Tennis team UAE Royals. “WROG” is Kohli’s very own fashion brand. Kohli also owns a set of a gym, named “Chisel Gym and Fitness Centre” with CSE.

  • The right-handed Indian batsman charges nearly $1million per day for his commercial shoots. Virat Kohli has a crazy passion and love for football and he is a co-owner of ISL team FC Goa. He is also co-owner of the ITPL Tennis team UAE Royals. “WROG” is Kohli’s very own fashion brand. Kohli also owns a set of a gym, named “Chisel Gym and Fitness Centre” with CSE.

  • He became one of the fittest athletes in modern games from a chubby boy. Kohli is not only known for his fashion sense and batting but also his strong and muscular body. He was one of the 10 best-dressed men in the world in 2012.

  • Virat Kohli spends almost one to one and a half-hour daily in which he works on building and maintaining his stamina level and fitness during the cricket season. He also customizes a music playlist made of his favorite songs and tracks to make his workouts of extreme-intensity with fewer breaks and more engaging.

  • Virat Kohli started a charity called “Virat Kohli Foundation” in March 2013. It aims at helping underprivileged kids and organizes events to raise funds for the charity. This organization only works with selected and reputed NGOs to “create awareness, seek support, and raise funds for the various causes they endure and the philanthropic work they engage in.” Twitter : Virat Kohli Foundation

  • Virat Kohli is the first Indian cricketer to score a century on World Cup debut.

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