Virat Kohli Earning and sponsorship endorsements
Virat Kholi is one of the highest paid players of the cricket world. According to Forbes.com he is the highest paid cricketer after Indian captain M.S Dhoni. It is not so far that soon he would be at the top of the list of highest paid cricketers of the world. He earns about $7.1 million in one years including match fee. His earning from match fee of one year from different formats of cricket is near about $3.1 million. Virat Kohli is in category A of BCCI, who gets highest match fees.
Different companies including Nike, Pepsi, and Toyota sponsor him in different formats of cricket. It is fact that Kohli has millions fan and followers that’s why companies give him a high payment yearly for advertising them.
Nike is the long time sponsor of Virat Kohli. The sign of tick of Nike can be seen on the shirt and bat of Virat Kohli. Nike is sponsoring him approximately from the start of his career.An Indian Express report says that Nike had entered into a contract with Virat Kohli from 1 January 1, 2007 to 31 December 31, 2007. The deal was renewed for the period between 1 August 2008 and 31 July, 2013 for exclusive endorsement rights. Nike once accused and filled a suit against Kohli that he has breached an endorsement contract with it.
Kohli earns about $3.1 in one year from these sponsors. Toyota and Pepsi are also big sponsor of Kohli. Fans can search here about Virat’s earning and his sponsors and earning from match fee and sponsorship deals.