Virat Kohli Wiki, Age, Biography, Height Girlfriend, Family & Networth

Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer known for his aggressive batting style and consistent performances.

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Virat Kohli Wikipedia

  • Full Name: Virat Kohli
  • Nickname: Cheeku, Run Machine
  • Profession: Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
  • Date of Birth: November 5, 1988
  • Age: 35 years (as of 2023)
  • Birthplace: Delhi, India
  • Height: Approximately 175 cm (5’9″)
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Caste: Khatri
  • Educational Qualification: 12th standard
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Anushka Sharma (Indian actress)
  • Marriage Date: December 11, 2017
  • Children: One daughter named Vamika (born on January 11, 2021)

Cricket Career:

  • International Debut:
    • ODI: August 18, 2008, against Sri Lanka at Dambulla
    • Test: June 20, 2011, against West Indies at Kingston
    • T20: June 12, 2010, against Zimbabwe at Harare
  • Jersey Number: #18 (India), #18 (IPL)
  • Domestic/State Team: Delhi, India Red, Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Playing Style: Very Aggressive
  • Favorite Shot: Cover Drive, Flick Shot

Records and Achievements:

  • First Indian to score a century on World Cup debut (2011).
  • Fastest Indian to complete 1000, 3000, 4000, and 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
  • Fastest century by an Indian (of 52 balls against Australia at Jaipur in 2013).
  • Fastest to score 25 ODI centuries.
  • Fastest to reach 7,500 ODI runs.
  • First Indian skipper to register 9 Test wins in a calendar year.
  • Most run in IPL in a single season (973 runs in IPL 9-2016).
  • First Indian to score 3 consecutive centuries in ODI cricket.
  • Highest run-scorer by any Indian captain.

Virat Kohli Wiki/Biography

Virat Kohli was born on November 5, 1988, in the beautiful city of Delhi, India. He grew up in a middle-class family and discovered his passion for cricket at a young age.

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Kohli attended Vishal Bharti Public School and later joined the West Delhi Cricket Academy. His dedication and talent paved the way for a remarkable cricketing career.

Virat Kohli’s nickname is Chickoo and runs the machine. He is now 34 years old. 

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Physical Appearance

Virat Kohli’s height is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and his weight is 62 Kg.

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Kohli has sharp features, expressive eyes, and a stylish beard.

Family, Caste & Personal Life

His coach’s name is Raj Kumar Sharma. He belongs to the Khatri caste. Also, he is a pure vegetarian.  Kohli hails from a Punjabi family. His father, Prem Kohli, worked as a criminal lawyer, and his mother,

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Virat Kohli with his father Prem Kohli

Saroj Kohli is a homemaker. He has an elder brother, Vikas,

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Virat with his brother and mother

and an elder sister, Bhavna.

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Virat Kohli with his sister Bhavna

In 2017, Virat Kohli married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. They are one of the most powerful couple.

Before marriage, he is rumored to have had an affair with the actress Sarah Jane Dias,

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Virat Kohli with Sarah jane dias

After that, he found dating Sanjana who is a model and actress

Virat Kohli with Sanjana
Virat Kohli with Sanjana

After the breakup, he started dating Tamanna Bhatia who is an actress.

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Virat Kohli with Tamanna Bhatia

He also dated Izabelle Leite who is a Brazilian model and actress.

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Virat with Izabelle leite

Lastly, he married Anushka Sharma. They both married each other on 11 December 2017. 

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Marriage Photos


Virat Kohli’s cricketing journey began when he played for the Delhi Under-15 team. He soon progressed to represent the Delhi Under-17 and Under-19 teams, where his exceptional skills caught the attention of cricket experts.

Kohli made his international debut in August 2008. 


Kohli’s exceptional performances have earned him several prestigious awards. He has received the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year on multiple occasions.

He has been honored with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest sporting honor, and the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award in India.

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Virat Kohli got Padma Bhushan


He has several tattoos on his body, each with a special meaning. One of his most prominent tattoos is a golden dragon on his forearm, symbolizing strength and power. 


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As one of India’s highest-earning athletes, Virat Kohli has invested in various properties and assets. He owns luxurious homes in Mumbai and Gurugram, as well as other properties across India. 

Car Collection

Some of the vehicles he owns include an Audi Q7, Audi S6, Range Rover Vogue, and a Bentley Continental GT. 


In 2011, Kohli showed his middle finger to the Sydney crowd and that was his first tour to Australia after that people abused him when he was fielding the boundary at the boundary line during the second Test.

Also in 2013, Kohli and Gautam Gambhir had an ugly spat during the match between royal challengers Bangalore and Kolkata knight riders in IPL 6. They both abused each other until Rajat Bhatia intervened. 


Throughout his career, Virat Kohli has found himself in the midst of a few controversies. From heated on-field exchanges to confrontations with the media. 


He is a fan of Roger Federer, the tennis legend. Kohli’s favorite cricket shot is the cover drive. He is now turned vegetarian.

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His favorite cricket grounds are Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia.

His favorite cricket commentator is Harsha Bhogle.

He is the biggest fan of Aamir Khan, Johnny Depp, and Robert Downey Jr.

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His favorite actresses are Penelope Cruz, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, and Katrina Kaif. 

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His favorite Bollywood movies are border, jo jeeta wohi Sikander, Ishq, and 3 idiots.

His favorite American tv shows are Homeland, narcos, and Breaking Bad. 

Salary & Net Worth

As of 2023, his reported annual salary was approximately Rs. 228.09 crore. His net worth is estimated to be around Rs. 1000 crore, making him one of the wealthiest athletes in India.


To conclude, here are some intriguing facts about Virat Kohli:

  • Kohli is the fastest Indian cricketer to score 1,000, 3,000, 4,000, and 5,000 runs in One-Day Internationals.

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  • He holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian cricketer in ODIs (52 balls).
  • Kohli is the first Indian captain to register nine Test wins in a calendar year.

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  • He is the highest run-scorer by any Indian captain in Test matches.

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