Virat Kohli Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Jan, 2017
Facts of Virat Kohli
Date of Birth: 1988 , November-5
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: India
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Virat Kohli
Birth Name Virat Kohli
Nick Name Virat
Father Saroj Kohli
Mother Prem Kohli
Nationality Indian
Birth Place/City New Delhi
Ethnicity White
Profession Cricketer
Working For India national cricket team
Net Worth $10million
Salary Rs 7 lakh
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Affair with Anushka Sharma
Girlfriend Anushka Sharma
Married N/A
Awards ICC One Day International Player of the Year Award,
Sisters Bhavna Kohli
Siblings Vikash Kohli
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Synopsis

Virat Kohli is a famous cricketer. Kohli is famous for playing for Indian Nation Team and Royal Challengers Banglore.

Early Life

Virat Kohli was born in Delhi, India on 5 November 1988. Kohli is a son of mother Saroj Kohli and Prem Kohli. Kohli was raised in Uttam Nagar along with his family. Kohli’s father was a criminal lawyer and his mother is a housewife. 

Career

At the age of nine, Virat Kohli started playing and in 1988, he joined West Delhi Cricket Academy. In the Academy, he trained under Rajkumar Sharma. Kohli also played matches at the Sumeet Dogra Academy. In October 2002, he played for a Under-15 team in the 2002–03 Polly Umrigar Trophy. During the tournament, he was a lead scorer with an average of 34.40 runs. 

Kohli also got a chance to play from the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2003–04 Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2004. In 2006, Virat Kohli got an international breakthrough after he was selected in the India Under-19 squad against England.

Virat Kohli, as a captain played the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in March 2008, where he scored 235 runs in 6 matches with the average of 47 runs. With his fantastic tournament record as the highest scorer, the Indian team won the trophy and Kohli gained huge appreciation and fame. 

In 2008, Virat Kohli got a chance to play for the Indian ODI squad for a tour of Sri Lanka and throughout the series he played as a makeshift opener. In 2010, Kohli played as vice-captain for the tri-series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. Kohli has been hugely successful throughout his career and has set several records.

Virat Kohli's has set a record of faster Indian to reach 1,000 runs in ODIs and has also set records for scoring highest runs as Indian cricketer in past years. Besides his international career, he plays from Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League and has been one of the successful players from the team. 

Personal life

Virat Kohli is one of the most searched personalities in India and his current relational status is dating. He has been in a relation with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. Though he has never officially made any comments about the affair in the medias, this couple is spotted hanging around in several places. 

Before his current girlfriend Sharma, Virat Kohli has been in the relationship with Brazilian model Izabelle Leite. Kohli has also been romantically linked with Indian actress Tamanna Bhatia and Sanjana. Kohli is not married yet. 

Net Worth

Virat Kohli has maintained a net worth of about  $10million. And his salary amount is Rs 7 lakh (per test match), Rs 4 lakh (per one day match) and Rs 2 lakh (per T20 match).

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