Virat Kohli Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family and Education, Wife and Child, Career and Net Worth, Facts and More.

Virat Kohli Bio


Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team. He is a right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm medium pace bowler. He is currently ranked as the world’s No. 1 Test batsman and is also ranked second in the ODI rankings.

Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, into a Punjabi family. His father, Prem Kohli, worked as a criminal lawyer and his mother, Saroj Kohli, is a housewife. He has an older brother, Vikas, and an older sister, Bhuvneshwari Kumari. Kohli was raised in Uttam Nagar and started playing cricket at the age of nine. He attended Vishwa Bharti Public School, where he excelled in his academics and was a good tennis player, ranking high in tennis tournaments during his school days. However, he gave up tennis to focus on cricket. In 1998, at the age of nine, he started playing for Delhi’s Under-15 team. He later attended West Delhi Cricket Academy where he trained under Rajkumar Sharma. In 2006, he was selected for the Delhi Under-19 team for the Vijay Merchant Trophy.

Kohli made his List A debut for Delhi in November 2006 against Services, scoring 12 runs.

Kohli was included in the Indian squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in September 2007, but he did not play a match.

In June 2009, Kohli was selected in India’s 15-man squad for the 2009 ICC World Twenty20.

In October 2010, Kohli was included in India’s squad for the 2010–11 Australian tour.

In January 2011, Kohli was included in India’s squad for the limited-overs matches against England. 

In March 2011, Kohli was included in India’s squad for the World Cup. He played in all of India’s matches in the tournament. In the group stage match against England at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, he scored 35 runs, as India won by 31 runs. In the group stage match against Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, he scored 100 not out off 83 balls, as India won by 87 runs. In the quarter-final match against Australia at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali, he scored 91 runs, as India won by five wickets to reach the semi-finals. In the semi-final match against Pakistan at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali, he scored 35 runs, as India won by 29 runs to reach the final. In the final match against Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium, he scored an unbeaten run-a-ball 36, as India won by six wickets to win the World Cup for the second time. In the tournament, he was the second-highest run-scorer for India, scoring 363 runs at an average of 90.75.

Virat Kohli


Virat Kohli Age

Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988, Age 33 as on 2022.


Virat Kohli Height and Weight

Height 1.75 m

Weight 69 kg


Virat Kohli Family and Education

Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India, into a Punjabi Hindu family. His father, Prem Kohli, worked as a criminal lawyer and his mother, Saroj Kohli, is a housewife. He has an elder brother, Vikas, and an elder sister, Bhavna. Kohli was raised in Uttam Nagar and started playing cricket at the age of 9. He attended Vishal Bharti Public School and Savio Convent Senior Secondary School. As a student, he was a mischievous child and often got into fights. His parents had to frequently change his school to ensure he received a good education. Despite his mischievous nature, Kohli was an excellent student and was always among the top of his class.


Virat Kohli Wife and Child

Virat Kohli is one of the most popular and successful cricketers in the world. He is also one of the richest athletes in India. Virat is married to Anushka Sharma, who is also a very successful actress. The couple has a child together, a daughter named Vamika. Kohli is a very family oriented man and loves spending time with his wife and daughter. He is also very close to his parents and sister.


Virat Kohli Career and Networth

Virat Kohli is one of the most successful cricketers in the world. He has played for the Indian national team since 2008 and is currently the captain of the team. Kohli has played in over 200 matches for India and has scored over 10,000 runs. He is also the leading run-scorer in Test matches for India. Kohli has a very successful career and is one of the richest athletes in India. His net worth is estimated to be over $100 million.


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-Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India.

-Kohli made his debut for Delhi in first-class cricket in November 2006 and played for them until 2009.

-In March 2008, he was selected in the India Under-19 squad for the 2008 Under-19 World Cup.

-Kohli made his ODI debut in August 2008 against Sri Lanka and scored his first century in December 2009 against Sri Lanka.

-He made his Test debut in July 2011 against West Indies and scored his first century in November 2011 against West Indies.

-Kohli was appointed the vice-captain of the Indian ODI team in 2012 and became the captain in January 2013.

-Under Kohli’s captaincy, India won the 2013 Champions Trophy, the 2014 Asian Cup and the 2016 World T20.

-Kohli was named the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and 2017 and the ICC Test Player of the Year in 2018.

-He has been honored with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, in 2017.

-Kohli is one of the most successful Indian captains in Test cricket, with 33 wins from 60 matches.

-He is the only captain to have led India to Test series victories in Australia, England and South Africa.

-Kohli is the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 runs in ODIs, achieving the feat in 205 innings.

-He is also the fastest batsman to reach 11,000 runs in ODIs, achieving the feat in 219 innings.

-Kohli is the only batsman to score three double centuries in ODIs, achieving the feat against Sri Lanka in December 2017.

-He is the only batsman to score four double centuries in Test cricket, achieving the feat against England in December 2016.

-Kohli has scored the most centuries in a calendar year in ODIs, with 7 centuries in 2017.

-Kohli has been the leading run-scorer in ODIs for four consecutive years, from 2014 to 2017.

-Kohli is the only batsman to average more than 50 in all three formats of the game.

-Kohli is the only player to score more than 600 runs in a Test series on three occasions, achieving the feat against England in 2016, South Africa in 2018 and Australia in 2019.

-In September 2019, Kohli became the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs across all formats of the game.

-Kohli is the fastest batsman to reach 20,000 international runs, achieving the feat in 405 innings.

-In October 2019, Kohli became the first cricketer to score 7,000 runs in T20Is. 

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