Virat Kohli Age, Wife, Height, Stats, Baby, Net Worth, Daughter, Anushka, Hairstyle

Updated on: Feb 6, 2022 11:54 am IST

  • Virat Kohli, the greatest batsman of this era, is an impeccable cricketer for whom run scoring is almost a cake walk. Every time he walks into the field with his cricketing gear on he looks determined and focused.

    Virat Kohli

    The hunger to be the greatest of all time and the best batsman in the world makes him even more special as he is always thriving for more. The current Indian captain is ranked as the numero uno batsman in 50 overs format and number 2 in the Test format. He has been a holder of a unique record which states that he is the only batsman in the world to average above 50 in all the three formats of the game at the same time. His sheer dominance in every form of cricket is something worth watching and the Delhi boy is always looking to better his performance with every game he plays.

    Nickname: Cheeku
    Profession: Cricketer
    Biography
    Autobiography: NA
    Biopic: NA
    Physical Appearance
    Height (approx.): 175 cm
    Weight (approx.): 72 kg
    Eye Colour: Dark Brown
    Hair Colour: Black
    Tattoos: On his arms

    Personal Life
    Date of Birth: 5th November 1988
    Age (as on 2017): 29 years
    Birth Place: New Delhi (India)
    Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Scorpio
    Nationality: Indian
    School: Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi
    Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi
    College: NA
    Educational Qualifications: 12th Standard
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    Family
    Father: Late Prem Kohli

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    Mother: Saroj Kohli

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    Sister: Bhawna Kohli (Elder)

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    Brother: Vikas Kohli (Elder)

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    Coach/Mentor:

     

    Raj Kumar Sharma

    Religion: Hinduism
    Address: DLF City Phase-1, Block-c, Gurugram (Haryana)

    Cricket Career
    International Debut:
    Test: 20 Jun 2011 vs West Indies at Kingston
    ODI: 18 Aug 2008 vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla
    T20: 12 Jun 2010 vs Zimbabwe at Harare
    Jersey Number: #18 (International, IPL)
    Domestic/State Team: Delhi, India Red, Royal Challengers Bangalore
    Nature on field: Aggressive
    Likes to play against: Australia and Pakistan
    Favourite Shot: Cover Drive

    Career Turning Point

    • When he led the 2008 campaign of India Under 19 to its glory.

     

    Records

    • Third Indian to make 2 ODI hundreds after Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina by the age of 22.
    • First Indian to score a ton on World Cup debut in the year 2011
    • Fastest Indian to complete 100, 2000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 runs in ODI’s.
    • Fastest century by an Indian off 52 balls against Australia.
    • Fastest to reach 7500 ODI runs in the world.
    • Fastest to score 25 ODI tons.
    • Third to score 3 double hundreds in Test cricket in a year after Don Bradman and Ricky Ponting.
    • 4 double hundreds in tests along with Graeme Smith, Dion Bradman and Michael Clarke.
    • First Indian skipper to register 9 test wins in a calendar year.
    • First Indian captain to register 5 test series win on the trot.
    • Second Indian to aggregate 1000 test runs after Rahul Dravid.
    • First Indian captain to score a double century in an overseas test.
    • Most hundreds (4) and most runs in a single edition in IPL (973 runs in IPL 2016).
    • Highest Individual score by an Indian skipper in test- 235 vs Sri Lanka.

    Preferences
    Hobbies: Workout, Travelling, Singing, Dancing etc.
    Likes: Watching Roger Federer play, besides Cricket he loves to play Football and Tennis, Loves to drive cars, having Sushi(meal), catching up with old friends etc.
    Dislikes: Does not like to sit idle for a long period of time, don’t like too many guests at home.    
    Favourite Batsmen: Herschelle Gibbs, Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Joe Root.
    Favourite Bowlers: Shane Warne
    Favourite Cricket Ground: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
    Favourite Cricket Commentator: Harsha Bhogle
    Favourite Food: Solomon, Sushi, Lamb Chops
    Favourite Actors/Actresses: Aamir Khan, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr. /Penelope Cruz, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif
    Favourite Films
    Bollywood: Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, Ishq, 3 Idiots, Border,
    Hollywood: Rocky4, Iron Man, Southpaw
    Favourite Musicians/Singers: Asrar, Eminem
    Favourite TV Shows: Homeland, Narcos, Breaking Bad
    Favourite Car: Aston Martin
    Favourite Book: Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

    Style Quotient
    Cars Collection: Audi Q7, Audi S6, Audi R8V10, Audi R8 LMX, Audi A8L W12 Quattro, Toyota Fortuner

    Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
    Marital Status: Married
    Affairs/Girlfriends: Sarah-Jane Dias (Actress, rumour), Sanjana (Model, rumour), Tamannaah Bhatia (Actress, rumour), Izabelle Leite (Brazilian Model, rumour), Anushka Sharma (Actress)
    Wife/Spouse: Anushka Sharma

    Marriage Date: 11th December 2017
    Children: NA

    Earnings
    Retainer Fee: Rs. 7 crore
    Test Fee: Rs. 15 lakh
    ODI Fee: Rs. 6 lakh
    T20 Fee: Rs. 3 lakh
    IPL 11: Rs. 17 Crore
    Net Worth: Rs. 400 Crore

    Controversies

    • In the year 2011, when Kohli first toured to Australia, he showed his middle finger to the crowd in Sydney after the crowd abused him while he was fielding near the boundary line.
    • The very famous incident took place in the year 2013 during the IPL. He was captaining the Royal Challengers Bangalore side and was up against Gautam Gambhir’s Kolkata Knight Riders. After Kohli was dismissed he got involved in an ugly spat with his then Indian side teammate Gautam Gambhir. The two Delhi lads were involved in some rough talks until Rajat Bhatia came and intervened.
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    Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir involved in an ugly spat in an IPL match in the year 2013

    Lesser Known Facts

    • Since the age of 3, Virat was fascinated towards cricket.
    • His nickname ‘Chikoo’ was given by his Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary in his childhood days.
    • In 2003, his coach Raj Kumar Sharma had invited Ashish Nehra to his academy, where he awarded young Kohli as he was the highest run-scorer for Delhi in the 2002-2003 Polly Umrigar Trophy, with 172 runs at an average of 34.40.
    • In 2006, his father died of a brain stroke, but the very next day after his father’s death, he played a match-saving knock for Delhi against Karnataka, where he scored 90 runs
    • In 2012, he was named as one of the 10 best dressed international men. He was given the Arjuna Award (2013) and Padma Shri Award (2017) by the Government of India.
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    Virat Kohli receiving Arjuna Award in the year 2013

     

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    Virat Kohli receiving Padma Shri in the year 2017
    • The same year, he was appointed the first brand ambassador of Border Security Force (BSF).
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    Virat Kohli as the brand ambassador of BSF
    • He owns a restaurant in Delhi called ‘ Nueva.’
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    Virat Kohli at his restaurant NUEVA

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