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Virat Kohli the only cricketer to feature on this list

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 25 July 2019, 14:55 IST

According to HopperHQ.com, Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the only cricketer who has made it to the top-10 Instagram’s sporting “rich list” for 2019. nevertheless, Kohli currently sits in the ninth spot in the list, but the list is dominated by international footballers like Cristiano Ronaldo who ranks first, followed by Neymar and Lional Messi at second and third.

According to HopperHQ.com, an Instagram scheduling button, Virat Kohli makes a whopping sum of 196,000 from each Instagram post, and the value in Indian currency will be around Rs 1,35,66,749. the Indian skipper cumulated 36,159,776 followers on Instagram.

After becoming the richest cricketer on Instagram, Virat Kohli has also shown why he is the most popular among all other cricketer. At present, Kohli is number one ranked batsman in Tests and ODIs, Nontheless, Virat Kohli is behind the five time Ballon d’Or prizeman Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi who have 296 million followers. Cristiano Ronaldo solely has 173 million followers, while Messi has 123.

Besides Virat Kohli, the only other Indian in the top 100 “rich-list” is actor Priyanka Chopra with 43.4 million followers.

Instagram’s top-10 Rich List 2019:

1) Cristiano Ronaldo (Football): USD 975,000
2) Neymar (Football): USD 722,000
3) Lionel Messi (Football): USD 648,000
4) David Beckham (Football): USD 357,000
5) LeBron James (Basketball): USD 272,000
6) Ronaldinho (Football): USD 256,000
7) Gareth Bale (Football): USD 218,000
8)Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Football): USD 200,000
9) Virat Kohli (Cricket): USD 196,000
10) Luis Suarez (Football): USD 184,000

First published: 25 July 2019, 14:55 IST