Indian ace batsman Virat Kohli on Saturday trashed reports regarding his earnings from his official Instagram account. A recent report had claimed that Kohli earns a whopping $1,384,000 or over Rs 11.45 crore per post.
"While I am grateful and indebted to all that I’ve received in life, the news that has been making rounds about my social media earnings is not true," Kohli wrote on X (formerly Twitter).
Kohli is one of the world's popular sportspersons in terms of online presence with around 256 million followers. He has been named among the top 100 highest paid athletes, and estimated to have a net worth of over Rs 1,000 crore, as per the recent Sportico report.
As per the 2023 Instagram Rich List, Kohli has made it to the Top 20 in the list of Instagram's top earners.
On the career front, Kohli, who is on a break, is set to be back for India’s campaign in the Asia Cup 2023.