Team India skipper Virat Kohli and his wife and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma are likely to have a net worth of Rs 1000 crore in next two years, as per recent media reports.
Meanwhile, Kohli is currently leading India in the second Test against England at Lord’s. After a complete whitewash on the opening day, James Anderson put England on the driver seat. India skittled out for a mere 107 runs on a challenging wicket after Joe Root opted to bowl first.
Virat Kohli, who starred with the bat in the last match failed to get going in this game. He scored a battling 149 in the first innings at Edgbaston bring his first hundred in England. He backed with another fighting half-century in the second innings. Despite his heroic effort, India lost the match by 31 runs.
India will hope another brilliant knock from the talismanic batsman. However, rather than concentrating on individual milestones, Virat Kohli is keen to beat England.
“It is not like we are getting rolled over – every Test match that we are playing is competitive. I feel as a team we are just about there. We are in the zone where we are very positive. Getting to captain the country, I feel, is an honour and I definitely leave no stones unturned when it comes to that,” Kohli said.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma soon to touch 1000 crore net worth
While Kohli’s on-field brilliance is a talking point, his exploits off the field are equally eye-catching. As per the reports in India Today, Virat Kohli has a net worth of USD 60 million (INR 382 crore). He gets his earning from match fees, IPL payments, and brand endorsements.
On the other hand, Anushka Sharma has a net worth of USD 35 million (INR 220 crore) as well. The couple has a brand value of USD 95 million (INR 600 crore).
A brand analyst and joint managing director of Percept Profile Ltd, Shailendra Singh told India Today that Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma will touch the 1000 crore mark quite soon.
“I would say, this is the biggest moment in the Indian brand market. Both are a power couple with equal strength and opportunities. I can easily predict that Virushka would have a net worth of Rs 1000 crore in next two years,” he said.