Virat Kohli becomes Instagram top-10 sporting 'Rich List' for 2019
Kohli is one of the well-known faces in sports and has 36 million followers on Instagram.
The Instagram top-10 sporting 'Rich List' of 2019 makes way for the India skipper Virat Kohli, as he takes the ninth spot worldwide. Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo takes the lead with Brazilian superstar Neymar and Argentine talisman Lionel Messi completing the top three.
As per sources, Kohli charges $196,000 (Rs 1,35,66,749 approx) for each post, which makes him one of the highest-paid athletes on the picture-sharing social media portal.
Kohli is one of the well-known faces in sports and has 36 million followers on Instagram. He has been ranked as the number one batsman in both ODIs and Tests and recently helped India reach the World Cup semi-final in England and Wales.
However, with 173 million followers, five-time Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldo takes the number spot as he charges a whopping $975,000 (Rs 6,73,49,082 approx) per Instagram post.
Instagram Rich List for Sports 2019 - Top 10
1. Cristiano Ronaldo - $975,000 cost per post
2. Neymar - $722,000 cost per post
3. Lionel Messi - $648,000 per post
4. David Beckham - $357,000 per post
5. LeBron James - $272.000 per post
6. Ronaldo Moreira - #256,000 per post
7. Gareth Bale - $218.000 per post
8. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - $200,000 per post
9. Virat Kohli - $196,000 per post
10. Luis Suarez - $184,000 per post