Virat Kohli becomes first Indian to cross 100M followers on Instagram

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Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli crossed yet another century, becoming the only Indian to have 100 million followers on Instagram. He is followed by Priyanka Chopra Jonas with 60.8 million followers on the networking website.

Kohli is the most followed cricketer on Instagram, being fourth on the list across all athletes. He is topped by football sportstars; Cristiano Ronaldo with 265 million followers, Lionel Messi with 186 million followers and Neymar 147 million followers.

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Currently, Kohli’s Instagram post with maximum numer of likes is the one where he announces wife, Anushka Sharma’ pregnancy. The couple was blessed with baby daughter, Vamika on January 11, 2021.

In a recent study conducted by a is a multinational New York based consultancy firm, Virat turned out to be the country’s most powerful celebrities in terms of brand value. His brand value in 2021 is a whooping $237.7 million USD.

Currently, Kohli is leading the Indian cricket team in the ongoing four-match Test series against England. If India manages to draw or win the upcoming match, they will qualify for the final spot in World Test Championship against New Zealand.

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