Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, has become the only cricketer to occur in Forbes’ list. According to the annual Forbes’ list released on Friday, Virat Kohli has been spotted on 66th rank becoming the only highest-paid cricketer among 100 athletes from different sports.
Virat’s net worth in the last twelve months has been estimated as high as $26 Million. $24 Million is his earned salary whereas, he has made $2 Million through rewards and winnings.
The man in blue has worked really hard since his initiations. Being selected totally upon merit for team India, he, later on, became the full-time skipper for India and took his team to the heights, however, his captaincy and form are suffering nowadays.
He has failed to make it in the final stages of the mega-events organized by ICC after being exceptional throughout the tournaments several times.
Virat Kohli in Forbes’ top 100 highest-paid athletes list
However, it must be glad for him and team India to see their athlete becoming the only cricketer to feature in Forbes’ highest-paid top hundred athletes. Virat Kohli has jumped 30th position above in the list of the hundreds which is undoubted, a massive jump ever.
It is to be noted that the tennis star, Roger Federer has topped the list with $106.3 Million earnings in the last twelve months. The football star, Christiano Ronaldo ($105 million), Messi ($104 million) and Neymar ($95.5 million) and American basketball player LeBron James ($88.2 million) are below Federer in the list.