Royal Challengers Bangalore star Virat Kohli has been among the biggest names in the sporting world. Kohli has been among the best cricketers over the past decade and has consistently dominated on the international level. With over 30,000 runs, Kohli has emerged as a global icon and garnered a massive fan following with supporters from every nook and corner of the world.

Kohli boasts 249M followers on Instagram and 55.8M Followers on Twitter making him a humongous marketing machine leading to many massive deals with multiple brands, involving him in every other advertisement on the television. With these massive endorsement deals, partnerships and cricketing revenue, Kohli has amassed a huge amount of wealth making him one of the richest athletes in the world.

For 2023, here is the breakdown of various sources of income for Virat Kohli (as per Unstop):

  • BCCI Salary + Winnings - INR 16 Cr. (USD 2 million) 
  • Salary Per Month From BCCI - INR 1.3 Cr: 

  • Test Match Fees: INR 15 Lakh per match
  • ODI Fees: INR 6 Lakh 
  • T20I Match Fees: INR 3 Lakh

  • Endorsements & Sponsorships - INR 196 Cr. 

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So now talking about the ongoing Indian Premier League 2023, Virat Kohli was once again one of the faces of the tournament, headlining the official IPL campaign for Star Sports along with multiple major brands. Kohli was further seen promoting his endorsements on his huge social media accounts, for which the cost reportedly amounts to around INR 8.9 Cr. So over two months of the IPL, Kohli has earned around INR  170 Cr. via his social media promotions.

Now talking about Virat Kohli’s IPL earnings through cricket, the former Indian captain has been on an INR 15 crore salary for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kohli has been playing for the Bangalore franchise since the inception of the IPL and earned INR 139.82 Cr before the 2023 season. So in the 2023 IPL season, Kohli earned INR 15 Cr as his salary along with multiple performance-based awards.  Hence throughout the two months of the IPL, Kohli has earned  around INR  185 Cr.