Virat Kohli Biography, Height, Age, Family, Wife & More

Virat Kohli is one of the famous cricketers in the world, was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India. He is a right-handed top-order batsman, currently the captain of the Indian National Team, registered as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the World.

Biography

NicknameRun Machine and Chikoo
Date of Birth5 November 1988
Age33 (in 2021)
BirthPlaceDelhi, India
ProfessionIndian Cricketer 
Zodiac SignScorpio
NationalityIndian
MentorRaj Kumar Sharma
Jersey Number#18
CasteKhatri
HobbiesTraveling, Singing, Dancing & Working Out
Field NatureAggressive
ReligionHinduism
Education12th Standard
Fav ShotFlick Shot & Cover Drive
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Family

FatherPrem Kohli (A criminal Lawyer)
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MotherSaroj Kohli (HouseWife)
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BrotherVikas Kohli (Older)
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SisterBhawna Kohli (Older)
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WifeAnushka Sharma

Controversies

  • During a match in 2013 between Kolkata Knightriders and Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 6. Gautam Gambhir gave Kohli a send-off after the latter’s dismissal, which Kohli didn’t like and a fight started between them.
  • When Virat was on his first flight to Australia in 2012, the Aussie crowd kept booing Indian Team as they were all smashed to fielding at the boundary line, Virat Showed a middle finger to the crowd for which he was fined 50 percent of that match fee.
  • Another controversy took place in 2017 when Virat made fun of Mushfiqur Rahim (A Bangladeshi batsman) with a tongue-out face after knocking him out with a catch.
  • Before the World Cup in Australia 2015, the Indian Board of Control for Cricket prohibited Cricketers from staying with their Girlfriends or wives till the World cup but Kohli was staying with his Girlfriend in a hotel according to some reports.

Educational Institutions

  • He went to the Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi and Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Delhi.
  • Information about his College is not available.

Some Records

  • Virat is the first Indian that scored a century on World Cup 2011.
  • Fastest to score 7,500 ODI runs & 25 ODI tons.
  • He scored 235 in Tests matches which is the highest score by an Indian.
  • Record of most 100’s in IPL in a time of 1 year.
  • Michael Clarke & Don Bradman etc, He holds the records of 4 double hundreds
  • Player to achieve 19,000 runs in international cricket.
  • Scored 3 in-a-row centuries in ODI cricket which make Virat the first Indian to achieve this record.

What does he like?

GroundAdelaide Oval, Australia
CommentatorHarsha Bhogle
BookAutobiography of a Yogi
ActressesKatrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor & Penelope Cruz
ActorsJohnny Depp, Aamir Khan & Robert Downey Jr.
FilmsIron Man Series, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Rocky 4, Border
CarAston Martin
TV ShowsBreaking Bad, Homeland & Narcos
Basketball PlayerKobe Bryant
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Virat’s Childhood Picture

Net Worth

Kohli’s net worth is approximatly calculated around 400 Crore Indian Rupees and his income in 2018 is calculated around 228 Crore.

Did you know?

  • He drinks Alcohol.
  • Cricket was his favorite sport from his childhood.
  • His Mentor is Raj Kumar Sharma, his father took him to Raj when he was 9 years old.
  • In his school, he used to hate math and his favorite subject was “History”.
  • In some news, it’s highlighted that Virat is afraid of Heights.
  • Virat Kohli doesn’t like long conversations on mobile phones.