Virat Kohli Height, Age, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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virat kohli

Virat Kohli Grind through the ranks He soon joined the senior Men in Blue in Sri Lanka, come August 2008. Cementing a national spot · A baptism by fire Down Bat Style: Right Handed BatBowl Style: Right-arm mediumAge: 33 years 85 days

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Nickname(s)Chikoo, Run Machine
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman)

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
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virat kohli

Personal Life

Date of Birth5 November 1988
Age (as of 2021)33Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signScorpio
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NationalityIndian
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolVishal Bharti Public School, Delhi
Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi
CollegeN/A
Educational Qualification12th standard
FamilyFather– Late Prem Kohli (Criminal lawyer)
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virat kohli
Coach/MentorRaj Kumar Sharma
ReligionHinduism
CasteKhatri
Food HabitVegetarian (turned vegetarian in October 2019) [1]
AddressDLF City Phase-1, Block-C, Gurugram
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virat kohli

Money Factor

Salary (as in 2018)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
Income (as in 2018)Rs. 228.09 crore/annum [3]
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 400 Crore
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virat kohli

Records

  • He is the first Indian to score a century on World Cup debut match (2011) and third Indian to make 2 ODI hundreds by the age of 22 (after Sachin Tendulkar & Suresh Raina).
  • He is fastest Indian to complete 1000, 3000, 4000, 5000, and 7500 runs in ODI cricket and to score 25 ODI tons.
  • He made the fastest century (of 52 balls) against Australia at Jaipur, India in 2013. (of 52 balls against Australia at Jaipur, India in 2013).
  • He is the third player to score 3 double hundreds in a calendar year after Don Bradman and Ricky Ponting.
  • He shares the record of 4 double hundreds with Don Bradman, Graeme Smith, and Michael Clarke.
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virat kohli
  • First Indian Test skipper to score a double century in an overseas Test.
  • The fastest player to make 19,000 runs overall in international cricket.
  • On 19 January 2020, while playing against Australia in Bengaluru, he became the highest run-scorer as an Indian skipper. He scored 11208 runs as captain; surpassing former skipper MS Dhoni, who amassed 11207 runs as captain.

Style Quotient

Cars CollectionAudi Q7, Audi S6, Audi R8 V10, Audi R8 LMX, Audi A8L W12 Quattro, Toyota Fortuner
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virat kohli

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Facts

  • His nickname ‘Chikoo’ was given by his Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary in his childhood days.
  • His favourite subject was ‘History’, and he used to hate ‘Maths.’
  • 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.
  • He never had any backup plan for his future as he always wanted to be a cricketer.
  • He has a number of superstitions. He wears black wristbands, and never forgets to wear his ‘Kada’ before his matches.
  • He is scared of heights.
  • He doesn’t like to have long conversions on the mobile phone.
  • He always wears black wristbands for superstitious reasons.
  • He is very aggressive as well as an emotional person, he cries when he gets upset. He was seen crying on the field when India did not qualify for the semi-finals in 2012’s T20 World cup.
  • He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year Award in 2012.
  • 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.
virat kohli
virat kohli
  • His teammates call him ‘Chikoo.’ This name was given by his Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary in his childhood days.
  • 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.
  • He has a number of superstitions. He always wears black or red wristbands, and ‘Kada.’

In February 2021, while conversating with former England player Mark Nicholas on his ‘Not Just Cricket’ podcast, Kohli revealed that he battled depression during India’s tour of England in 2014 during which his average score was 13.50 in 10 innings; 1, 8, 25, 0, 39, 28, 0,7, 6 and 20 runs in five Tests. While speaking about his depression, he said,

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