Virat Kohli on Monday Became the First Indian and the first cricketer in the world to cross 100 Million Followers on Instagram. With this, Captain Kohli proved that his Social media game is as strong as his cricket game.
Virat Kohli joins the Elite Club
Virat Kohli joined the elite club of football stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Neymar as soon as he touched the 100 million followers mark on Instagram. After Virat Kohli, actress Priyanka Chopra, with over 60 million followers is the most followed Indian on Instagram.
Cristiano Ronaldo with over 266 million followers is the most followed individual on Instagram. Singer Ariana Grande is second with 225 million followers and WWE Superstar Dwayne Johnson takes up the third position with over 221 million followers.
Besides Captain Kohli’s Instagram, he has many followers on other social media sites as well. More than 40 million people follow Virat Kohli on Twitter and there are more than 36 million likes on his profile on Facebook.
Most Famous Indians on Instagram After Kohli
Captain Kohli is the first Indian to cross 100 million followers on Instagram. After him, comes actress Priyanka Chopra (Priyanka Chopra), who has over 60 million followers on Instagram. Actress Shraddha Kapoor takes the third spot with over 58 million followers on Instagram.
Kohli gets Millions for One Single Post on Instagram
According to the reports, the right-handed batsman earns more than Rs.1 crore for posting on Instagram. On the other hand, if you talk about the sponsored posts of Virat Kohli, then he gets about 3 crore rupees from each post.
Instagram followers of other members of the Indian Cricket Team under the captaincy of Kohli are not even half of the number of followers Virat has. The official account of The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Instagram has a total of 16.6 million followers. On the other hand, the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Instagram account has 16.5 million followers.