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He is a Punjabi boy from Delhi and at the mere age of 3, he had his first encounter with his passion, which made him what he is today. She was born in Ayodhya and raised in Bangalore, hailed from an army family. He led India to lift the under 19 world cup trophy in 2008 and became the number 1 batsman on ICC’s list of cricket rankings with his grit and determination. She made it in this tough world of Bollywood without a godfather, steadily carved a niche for herself and is the epitome of both power and modesty.
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma reminds us with their remarkable journeys that the path to reach the destination of our dreams might be a difficult one, but nothing can be achieved without hard work, perseverance is inevitable, and one should stop, nowhere.
VIRUSHKA! Who knew that a dandruff shampoo ad would give us the power couple ‘Virushka’, who will be an inspiration to all the millennials? Though Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma had never confirmed their dating reports during their courtship phase, they had never taken a shade under the ‘just friends’ umbrella. Not only do they complement one another perfectly, but they also have each other’s back.
The self-made individuals with humble backgrounds were not born with a silver spoon but are definitely eating on a silver plate now. Early in his career, Virat was often labelled as brash and overtly aggressive and after he met Anushka, he became a compassionate person. Virushka’s wedding pictures under the Tuscan sun at a picturesque resort seemed straight out of a dream.
Not only Mr and Mrs are dominating in their respective professional fields, but Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have also become synonymous to #RelationshipGoals. The power couple is also among the richest celebrities in the country as on Forbes India’s 2019 Celeb 100 List, while Virat had topped with a whopping Rs 252.72 crores in his kitty, Anushka was ranked 21st.
However, Virat’s total net worth is reportedly around Rs 900 crores. Virat occupies the top spot for ICC batting rankings in both Tests and ODIs. Being the highest-paid player in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Virat’s retainer fee for being a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore is Rs 17 crores. Also, his annual salary from BCCI is Rs 7 crores.
Virat endorses Myntra, Uber, Audi, MRF, Manyavar and Tissot among other brands. In collaboration with Puma, Virat owns One8, a brand that has already crossed the Rs 100 crores revenue mark. As per a Forbes India report, by June 2020, One8 is expected to be worth Rs 185 crores.
Being a self-made superstar, Anushka Sharma too, has a remarkable journey in Bollywood. With around 20 films in her kitty, Anushka charges Rs 12-15 crores for each film and co-owns her production house, Clean Slate Films with her brother, which was launched in 2014. Speaking of endorsements, Anushka promotes Manyavar, Myntra, Shyam Steel, Rajnigandha, Lavie, Cox N Kings, Nivea, Pantene, Standard Chartered Bank, Google Pixel, Elle 18 and Pantene among other brands.
Anushka is the owner of her fashion label, Nush, the value of which is approximately Rs 65 crores currently as per an iDiva report. Virat had given his ladylove, Anushka a wedding ring worth a crore. Anushka approximately has a net worth of Rs 350 crore.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma had moved into their lavish home in the Worli neighbourhood of Mumbai post their wedding in 2017 and their 7,171-square-foot home in the Omkar 1973 building in Tower C costs Rs 34 crores.
Virat used to live in Paschim Vihar's affluent residential colony until he became famous and his family shifted to a luxurious bungalow in Phase 1, Gurugram. Virat’s a-la-mode mansion is a three-dimensional abstraction of an interlocking geometric structure and is reportedly worth a whopping Rs 80 crore.
Virat and Anushka also have an impressive enviable car collection with Bentley Flying Spur priced between Rs 3.74-3.97 crore, Land Rover Range Rover Vogue SE costing at least Rs 2.08 crore, Audi Q8 worth Rs 1.33 crore, Audi R8 V10 LMX costing Rs 3 crore and Renault Duster, which he was awarded for his outstanding performance in a One-Day series held in Sri Lanka in 2012 and was one of the first accolades he won in international cricket; in their garage.
In February 2020, Duff and Phelps had released their Celebrity Brand Valuation Study, and as per Celebrity Brand Valuation Study 2019: New is Gold study, Virat Kohli’s brand value had risen by 39% and in terms of figures, his brand value is worth USD 237.5 million (or an estimated Rs 1600 crore).
Apart from these, the valuable jewellery, watches, bags and other such assets will add a few more zeroes to this power couple’s net worth. As per the IBTimes report, Virat and Anushka have a combined net worth of Rs 1200 crore.
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