Virat Kohli Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Net Worth

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.

Virat Kohli Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Bio/Wiki

Full NameVirat Kohli
ProfessionIndian Cricketer
Nick NameCheeku, Run Machine

Personal Life

Date of Birth5 November 1988 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2024)36 Years old
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac SignScorpio
NationalityIndian
Indian
HometownDelhi, India
ReligionHinduism
SchoolVishal Bharti Public School, DelhiSaviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi
College/UniversityNot Known
Education Qualification12th standard

Virat Kohli Age

Kohli was born on the 5th of November 1988 in New Delhi. As of 2024, Virat’s age is 36 years old. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Virat Kohli Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Relationships & More

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date11 December 2017
Affairs/GirlfriendSarah-Jane Dias (Actress, Rumour), Tamannaah Bhatia (Actress, Rumour), Izabelle Leite (Brazilian model, Rumour), Mansha Bahl (Model, Actress),
Anushka Sharma (Actress)

Family

WifeAnushka Sharma
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ChildrenSon: Akaay (born on 15 February 2024) Daughter: Vamika (born on 11 January 2021)
ParentsFather: Late Prem Kohli (Criminal Lawyer) Mother: Saroj Kohli (Homemaker)
SiblingsBrother: Vikas Kohli (Elder)
Sister: Bhawna Kohli (Elder)

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Cricket

International DebutODI: 18 August 2008 against Sri Lanka at Dambulla
T20: 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Test: 20 June 2011 against West Indies at Kingston
Jersey Number#18 (India)
#18 (IPL)
Domestic/Stats TeamDelhi, India Red, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Coach/MentorRaj Kumar Sharma
Batting StyleRight-Hand bat
Bowling StyleNot Known

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx)In centimeters- 175 cm
In meters- 1.75 m
In feet & inches- 5’9” feet
Weight (approx)Not known
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Measurement’sNot Known

Favourite Things

ActorAamir Khan, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr.
ActressPenelope Cruz, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif
HobbiesWorkout, Travelling, Singing, Dancing
DestinationNot Known
Cricket PlayerSachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, David Warner, Joe Root, Herschelle Gibbs, Shane Warne
Cricket GroundAdelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Favourite FoodSalmon, Sushi, Lamb Chops
Favourite TV ShowAmerican: Homeland, Narcos, Breaking Bad
Favourite MusicianAsrar, Eminem
Basketball PlayerKobe Bryant

Net Worth

Net Worth in 2024$130 Million (Approx)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR- 1,050 Crore (Approx)

Some Lesser Facts

  • On 24 January 2024, he emerged as the ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2023.
  • He often changes his hairstyle, and ahead of the 2024 IPL, his new hairstyle went viral on the Internet. Celebrity hair-stylish Aalim Hakim gave him this new look.
  • On the occasion of his 35th birthday, i.e., on 5 November 2023, Virat Kohli received a golden bat as a gift from Snehasish Ganguly, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president.

  • On 7 June 2022, he became the first Indian to cross the 200 million followers mark on Instagram.
  • In October 2019, he revealed that he had turned vegetarian and said that after turning vegetarian, he was feeling better and proud.
  • On 25 September 2018, the Government of India conferred Virat Kohli with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
  • On 11 December 2017, Virat and Anushka got married in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy.
  • He is a decent singer, and in 2016, a video of him singing “Jo Wada Kiya Hai Nibhana Padhega” went viral.
  • He is a huge fan of Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer. He is also the co-owner of the ‘UAE Royals International Premier Tennis League team.
  • The same year, he was appointed the first brand ambassador of the Border Security Force (BSF).
  • He was given the Arjuna Award (2013) and Padma Shri Award (2017) by the Government of India.

  • In 2012, he was named as one of the 10 best-dressed international men.
  • He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year Award in 2012.
  • He is very aggressive as well as an emotional person, he cries when he gets upset. He was seen crying on the field when India did not qualify for the semi-finals in 2012’s T20 World Cup.
  • He has several superstitions. He wears black wristbands and never forgets to wear his ‘Kada’ before his matches.
  • He never had any backup plan for his future as he always wanted to be a cricketer.
  • In 2006, his father died of a brain stroke, but the very next day after his father’s death, he played a match-saving knock for Delhi against Karnataka, where he scored 90 runs.
  • His nickname ‘Chikoo’ was given by his Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary in his childhood days.
  • When he was 9 years old, his father took him to Raj Kumar Sharma’s West Delhi Cricket Academy.
  • Since the age of 3, Virat was fascinated by cricket.

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