Virat Kohli is an Indian International Cricketer who was also the Captain of the Indian National Cricket Team. With his talent and extraordinary performance from the beginning, he got the title of King Kohli and Run machine. He is considered to be the best batsman in limited-overs cricket. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League since 2008.
He was born on November 5, 1988, in Delhi, India in a Hindu Punjabi family. He completed his secondary schooling at Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Delhi, and Higher studies at Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi.
Talking about education, he has completed his education till the 12th. Being passionate about cricket, he left his further studies for cricket and started his cricket journey to become one of the best cricketers in history.
His father Late Prem Kholi was a criminal lawyer, who died in December 2006 at the age of 54 years. His mother’s name is Saroj Kohli, she is a homemaker. His elder sister is Bhawna Kohli Dhingra and his elder brother is Vikas Kohli. His father died on December 18 2006 when he was playing for the Ranji trophy. He continued his game and performed his father’s last rites after completing the match.
He got married to his long-time girlfriend, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma on December 11, 2017, in Italy. Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress and also a movie producer. On 11th January 2021, they became parents to a baby girl. They named her Vamika.
Virat Kohli Bio
|Real Name||Virat Kohli|
|Date of Birth||5th November 1988|
|Age (in years)||33 Years|
|Birth Place||Delhi, India|
|Home Town||Delhi, India|
|Family||Father: Late Prem Kohli|
Mother: Saroj Kohli
|Siblings||Brother: Vikas Kohli|
Sister: Bhawna Kohli
|Girlfriend||Anushka Sharma, Sarah Jan Dias, Sanjana, Tamannaah Bhatia|
|Height||5’9″ (in Feet Inches)|
1.75 m (in meters)
175 cm (in centimeters)
|Weight||152 Ibs (in Pounds)|
69 Kgs (in kilograms)
|Body Measurements||Chest: 41 Inches|
Waist: 31 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Education Details & Debut
|Schooling||Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi|
|Debut||ODI: 18th August 2008 against Srilanka at Dambulla|
Test: 20 June 2011 against West Indies at Kingston
T20I: 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
IPL: 18th April 2008 against Kolkata Knight Riders at Bengaluru
Social Media Info
He is a socially active person. He likes to use different social media platforms where he updates about himself and his upcoming movies. He is available on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 212M followers on his Instagram account and is the highest-followed cricketer in the world and highest followed athlete in Asia. If you are a fan of him and want to know more about him, you can follow his social media accounts using the links given below.
Virat Kohli Instagram- @virat.kohli
Virat Kohli Twitter- @imVkohli
Some Lesser Known Facts About Virat Kohli
- He is very active on social media platforms he is the only cricketer who has more than 212 million followers on Instagram.
- He has not yet scored a century in T20 international cricket.
- He is the fastest Indian cricketer to reach 1000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000, 8000, 9000, and 10,000 ODI runs.
- He is the only Indian batsman who has scored 100 on his World Cup debut.
- He is the highest run-scorer for the Indian team in T20 international cricket he has scored 2102 runs in 58 matches with an average of 48.88 runs.
- He took a wicket on his first delivery in T20 internationals his first wicket was Kevin Pietersen of England.
- He is the only Indian Captain to beat South Africa by 30 in a test series.