New Delhi: Whatever the performance of Team India captain Virat Kohli in the cricket field, he is always a hit on social media. The proof of this was found on Friday when he broke the record on Instagram.
Virat has 150 million followers on Instagram
Indian captain Virat Kohli’s photo blogging platform Instagram has reached 150 million followers, becoming the first and only Indian to achieve this feat. In the world of sports, he is at number four in terms of Instagram followers.
Cristiano Ronaldo on top
Footballer (Cristiano Ronaldo) with 337 million followers is at the top of this list, while Lionel Messi is at number two with 260 million followers, while Neymar Jr. is at number three with 160 million followers. .
Kohli is number one in Asia
Team India captain Virat Kohli has the highest number of Instagram followers among Asian celebrities. Kohli had earlier become the first Asian to reach 75 million followers on Instagram.
Huge fan following on Facebook-Twitter too
Apart from Instagram, Virat Kohli also has a tremendous fan-following on other social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. So far, he has 43.4 million followers on Twitter and more than 48 million followers on Facebook.
Virat beat Bollywood stars
Recently, Indian cricketer Virat Kohli overtook Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Ranveer Singh in the list of India’s richest celebrities.
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Virat’s one post is worth 5 crores
According to the Celebrity Brand Valuation Study 2020 by Duff & Phelps, Virat Kohli reportedly topped India’s richest celebrity with a brand value of $237.7 million. Indian captains charge Rs 5 crore for each post. In comparison, Ronaldo charges Rs 11.72 crore for every sponsored Instagram post.