Instagram Rich List: Virat Kohli Earns Rs 82 Lakh Per Post, Ronaldo Gets Rs 5.1 Crore

Virat Kohli recently made it to the list of world’s highest-paid athletes, grabbing the 83rd position

Indian captain Virat Kohli is currently the best batsman in One Day cricket. Known as the chase master, Virat is at the top of the ICC batsmen rankings in ODI cricket with 911 points.

Recently,, an Instagram scheduling tool, released a list of the highest-paid athletes and influencers on the social media platform. Indian captain grabbed the ninth position on the list which is topped by Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo.

According to the Instagram rich list, Virat Kohli can charge up to USD 120,000 (Rs. 82 lakh approx.) to share any sponsored post with his over 23 million followers on the social media platform.

Ronaldo, with a fan base of 136 million followers, can demand a staggering USD 750,000 per post.

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Here is the list:

Rank 1: Cristiano Ronaldo – 136m followers

Rank 2: Neymar Jr – 100m followers

Rank 3: Lionel Messi – 97.3m followers

Rank 4: David Beckham – 49.7m followers

Rank 5: Gareth Bale – 35.4m followers

Rank 6: Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 34.5m followers

Rank 7: Luis Suarez – 29.2m followers

Rank 8: Conor McGregor – 24.5m followers

Rank 9: Virat Kohli — 23m followers

Rank 10: Stephen Curry – 21.3m followers

The Indian captain has over 25 records under his name across all formats. He recently broke the record for being the quickest to score 3,000 ODI runs as captain. Kohli got to the mark in just 49 innings. He is the fastest batsman to score 9,000 ODI run, which he did in 194 innings, breaking AB de Villiers’ record of reaching 9,000 runs in 205 innings. He is also the first batsman to score 4 double-centuries in 4 consecutive Test series.

Following his success in such a short span of time, Kohli made it to the list of world’s highest-paid athletes. With net earnings of USD 24 million (Rs 1,60,90,80,000), Kohli also grabbed the 83rd position on the list released by Forbes in June 2018.