The Captain of Indian Cricket team Virat Kohli is the greatest batsman of this generation. The way he does batting looks worthy. The success of Virat on the field has allowed to give him to collect in big bucks through endorsement deals.
The Delhi man has got a stardom in a very short period of time. Only after 8 years of his international cricket, he is now rated among the best cricketer in the world cricket.
His success on the field has allowed him to earn a lot by the endorsement deals. In this deals, the premier brands asked him to promote their own products by paying him a huge amount. As we all know, Virat has huge fan following and now he has also become one of the important social media influencers with his fitness and fashion.
Virat Kohli not only has a huge fan following in India but he is equally famous in the whole world. On Instagram Kohli’s fan following are more than 16.7 million. Virat is one of the most followed cricketers in India. And you know? Virat also earns a lot of money by just posting a promotional photo on his Instagram account.
You won’t believe how much he charges for one Instagram post. As per the reports on Forbes Magazine, the Indian cricketer is one of the most expensive Indian athletes. Virat charges a whopping amount of Rs. 3.2 crore ($500,000) per Instagram post. Isn’t shocking guys?
Virat earns the same amount as Cristiano Ronaldo does through Instagram. Cristiano Ronaldo is the real star of Madrid. Comedian Kevin Hart is first on the list with a whopping $1 million (Rs 6.4 crore) per post.
The net worth of Virat was estimated around $22 million (Rs 141.3 crore). In which $19 million (Rs 122 crore) was earned by endorsements alone. It is also said that Kohli has raised his fees for advertisements. Earlier his fees were Rs. 2.5-4 crore per day but now it has been increased to Rs 5 crore for endorsing a brand on TV.
Virat is on the third position in the list of top 3 celebrity around the world who earns from uploading a post on Instagram.
These are top 5 celebrities who earn through the Instagram post. Check out how much they charge per post.
1.) Kevin Hart – 54.4m followers – $1 million (₹6.4 crore) per post
2.) Selena Gomez – 126m followers – $550,000 (₹3.5 crore) per post
3.) Cristiano Ronaldo – 110m followers – $500,000 (₹3.2 crore) per post
4.) Kim Kardashian – 102m followers – $500,000 (₹3.2 crore) per post
5.) Virat Kohli – 15m followers – $500,000 (₹3.2 crore) per post