Virat Kohli is considered to be one of the best cricketers in India and will take part in the upcoming Indian Premier League season.

India’s national team captain, also known as ‘The King’, is a threat with the racquet and reliable in all formats.

So how much is the cricket superstar worth? The sports news takes a closer look at Kohli’s career earnings.

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Virat Kohli net worth

It is believed that Kohli earns approximately $26 million per yearaccordingly forbes.

His marketability as one of India’s top cricketers means the bulk of his income comes from commercial endorsements ($24 million), not his salary and winnings ($2 million).

He is a brand ambassador for a number of national and international companies, including Puma, Audi and Vivo.

The 34-year-old’s net worth is unclear but most online sources reckon he’s worth it about 100-120 million dollars.

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Is Virat Kohli India’s richest cricketer?

Unsurprisingly, Sachin Tendulkar is at the top of the list of India’s cricket rich.

Arguably the greatest cricketer in the nation’s history, Tendulkar is worth about $150 million a year times of sports.

It is followed by MS Dhoni with an estimated net worth of $105-115 million. The former India skipper is considered one of the best wicketkeeper batsmen to have played the game.

Kohli is believed to be the one third richest former or current Indian cricketer with an estimated net worth of at least US$100 million.

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Will Virat Kohli play in the IPL?

Whilst Virat Kohli is widely known for his achievements in Test and ODI cricket, he has also had an impressive and lengthy T20 career.

He was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore on a youth contract in 2008 and has remained with the team ever since.

Kohli has an average of 36.20 in 223 games and has had five centuries. He’s scored more runs than any other batter in IPL history.

Virat Kohli IPL career stats

innings Runs high score Average hit rate 50s 100s sixes
223 6624 113 36.20 129.15 44 5 218

RCB handed him the captaincy in 2013 but he failed to lead the team to a title. Last season he gave up his captaincy and at the same time resigned as captain of the India T20 national team.

The right-hander will play for RCB again in 2023 as he looks to win his first IPL crown.

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