The Indian cricketing captain Virat Kohli is not only a star player but also a wise investor. Following Shahrukh Khan worth Rs. 616 crore, the 28-year-old cricket sensation holds the second-largest brand value.
Here’s the list of investments Virat Kohli has made over the years:
1. Indian Super League’s FC Goa
In 2014, Virat Kohli, who has spoken about his love of football over and over again, became the co-owner of the Indian Super League FC Goa team. At the expense of less than Rs 1 crore per year, Kohli’s first investment got him less than 25 per cent stake in the team.
Virat Kohli and his fashion company, WROGN, joined the world of the fashion industry in 2014. WROGN is linked to Myntra and Shopper’s Stop and is currently selling successfully through over 75 offline retail outlets. WROGN launched its Brand Outlet nationally in 2016, too.
3. Chisel Gym and Fitness Centre
In 2015 Virat launched its own gym chain, Chisel in collaboration with Cornerstone Sport & Entertainment, the agency that manages Kohli, with an investment of Rs. 90 crores.
4. UAE Royals and Bengaluru Yodhas
Known for his love of sports, Kohli invested in the 2015 wrestling team of UAE Royals, a tennis team, and Bengaluru Yodhas.
5. Sport Convo
Kohli revealed his partnership with London-based social networking company “Sport Convo” in late 2014. He was later declared for a startup as a partner and a brand ambassador.
6. Stepathlon Kids
Stepathlon Kids aims to tackle wellness issues impacting children by bringing them along to a virtual race focused on a 30-day pedometer that will help raise awareness about health issues. In 2016 Kohli, known for his fitness worked with Stepathlon Children.
Well, a passionate cricketer and a great businessman! Way Kohli go!