Three ultra-expensive items owned by Team India captain Virat Kohli | Photo credit: Instagram
- Team India and RCB skipper Virat Kohli is one of the richest cricketers in the world
- Virat Kohli was the only Indian on Forbes’ list of the highest paid athletes in the world last year
- Here’s a quick look at 3 ultra-expensive things owned by King Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is known for his ability to get runs by the bar in all formats and has been Team India’s regulars in the international arena for more than a decade. Synonymous with breaking records and climbing new heights with Team India, Kohli is ready to face his troops in the upcoming ICC World Test Championship final against Kane Williamsons New Zealand at the Rose Bowl in Southampton from Jan.
Indian Numero Uno and one of the top-ranked batsmen in the International Cricket Council (ICC) hit charts, Kohli has a huge following on social media across all platforms. Virat is called King Kohli by Team India lovers and is also the only cricketer to have more than 100 million followers on Instagram. Interestingly, Kohli reportedly charges roughly 2.2 billion yen for sharing advertisements through his official account on Facebook’s own platform.
Kohli not only dominated the international arena with Team India, but was also at the top of India’s most valuable celebrity list for the fourth time in a row last year. Married to Bollywood actress and producer Anushka Sharma, the running machine Kohli is also one of the highest paid athletes in the world. Kohli makes millions every year and has developed a taste for beautiful things with his hard earned money. However, let’s look at the 3 ultra-expensive things that belong to the Indian captain.
1) Rolex Daytona
Kohli has been a collector of ultra-expensive watches for several years. From Patek Philippe to Rolex, Kohli has worn a variety of luxury watches that cost a fortune. One of the insanely expensive watches Kohli owns is the Rolex Daytona Rainbow Everose Gold. The luxury watch can cost you from INR 69 lakh to INR 87 lakh. Kohli also has Patek Philippe Nautilus, Rolex Datejust, and Rolex Skydweller in his insane watch collection along with several other expensive timepieces.
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2) Bentley Continental
Not so long ago, Indian skipper Kohli was scanned by photographers when he and his wife Anushka arrived at a medical clinic in Mumbai before the couple greeted their daughter Vamika. Kohli talked about arriving in style and drove Anushka to the medical clinic in his Bentley Continental Flying Spur. Kohli’s glamorous ride costs about INR 3.40 to INR 4.6 crores. At the beginning of 2020, Kohli was spotted in his Audi Q8 at the airport. Kohli, who is also a brand ambassador for the German luxury car manufacturer, is said to have become the owner of the common machine in January last year. The Audi Q8 comes with a price of INR 1.33 crore (ex Showroom Delhi).
3) Gurugram bungalow
Virat lives with Anushka in the couple’s expensive Mumbai apartment, which is reportedly worth INR 34 billion. However, Kohli reportedly paid double his house in Mumbai to secure a deal for his bungalow in Gurugram. According to TOI and GQ, Kohli paid INR 80 crore for his extravagant bungalow designed by Confluence.
Kohli was previously held in the A + category of the central contracts given to Team India cricketers by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). This means that Kohli receives an annual salary of INR 7 crore from the BCCI. The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper is also the highest paid cricketer in the Indian Premier League (IPL).