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King Virat Kohli's Rise Continues: Becomes Most Followed Asian celebrity on Instagram

King Virat Kohli's Rise Continues: Becomes Most Followed Asian celebrity on Instagram

Virat Kohli's popularity continued to soar despite no live action on the field due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Virat Kohli continued to scale new heights as the Indian captain became one of the most followed Asian celebrity on Instagram. His followers crossed 75-million mark on Instagram which is more than the likes of Priyanka Chopra (56 million) and Deepika Padukone (52 million).

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Overall, he stands 29th on the list and has the fourth-highest number of followers amongst sportspersons after Cristiano Ronaldo (238 million), Lionel Messi (164 million), and Neymar (141 million). Kohli recently overtook NBA superstar LeBron James (69 million).

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In-fact Kohli’s followers soared by a staggering 3.1 million in last 15 days.

The RCB star also enjoys about 36.9 million followers on Facebook. He has 37.3 million followers on Twitter.

Earlier this year in February, Kohli became the first Indian to cross 50 million followers on Instagram.  In 2017, he even received a trophy from Instagram for having the most engaging account in India.

King Kohli’s net worth:

Moreover, his overall net worth is reportedly estimated to be around ₹900 crore (USD119 million). Forbes have claimed that the cricketer earned ₹196 crore (USD26 million) last year. A major part of Virat Kohli's net worth comes from his own business investments and endorsements.

That also comprises his match fees which is estimated to be ₹7 crore per annum. The Virat Kohli salary figure lies around ₹24 crore (USD3.1 million) per year considering that he earns ₹17 crore (USD2.24 million) per season from the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League (IPL) as well.



Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 Australia 3028 116
2 New Zealand 2406 115
3 India 3085 114
4 England 4326 106
5 Sri Lanka 2454 91
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RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 5405 123
2 India 6102 117
3 New Zealand 3716 116
4 Australia 4344 111
5 South Africa 3345 108
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RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 6877 275
2 Australia 6800 272
3 India 10186 268
4 Pakistan 7516 259
5 South Africa 5047 252
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