Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have tied a nuptial knot at a vintage location in Tuscany, Italy, December 12 on Tuesday. The celebrity duo had neither confirmed nor denied the reports about their “secret” destination wedding, which became one of the biggest events for media at a time when the nation is going to the elections, which are most prestigious to the ruling party and its Prime Minister. This simply describes the aura and status of the celebrity couple.
The wedding was also an alliance of two multi-crore rupee entrepreneurs. Insidesport.co brings to its readers the commercial match of the duo, who reportedly on the strength of their respective professions and celeb status have accumulated a joint wealth of INR 610 crore.
BUSINESS AND BRAND OWNERSHIP
Virat: Business interests of Kohli include a 25% stake in the Indian Super League football club FC Goa for an investment of around INR 1 crore per annum, WROGN clothing range jointly owned with Anjana Reddy, Universal Sportsbiz Pvt Ltd.; Sport Convo – where he is a shareholder and brand ambassador; in Chisel Gym and Fitness centre, Kohli has invested 90 core for a joint venture with Chisel Fitness and CSE. He also has business interests in UAE Royals tennis team; Bengaluru Yodhas wrestling team, Stepathlon Kids and Nueva restaurant.
The fitness enthusiast has launched his athleisure brand One8 in collaboration with German sports lifestyle brand Puma, which is providing design, product, retail and communication channels for the brand.
Anushka : The Bollywood celebrity owns the Nush fashion wear brand in partnership with Suditi industries; Clean slate films with her brother Karnesh Sharma) and her own Anushka Sharma Lifestyles range.
Anushka had launched the production house in 2014 Phillauri, produced under her own banner for a budget of INR 21 crore, has recovered Rs 12 crore from satellite and music rights and INR 50 crore (worldwide gross).
Virat: Kohli is reportedly charging INR 5 crore per day for brand endorsement duties. He bags a match fee of INR 500,000 (for Tests), INR 300,000 (for ODIs) and INR 200,000 (for T20Is) in addition to an annular retainership of INR 3 crore from the Board of Control for Cricket in India. In addition to this, Kohli also has inked multi-year multiple crore rupees deals with the brands like Puma (INR 110 crore for ten years) and MRF.
Anushka: Anushka according to reports is charging INR 10 crore for feature film and INR 4 crore for each brand endorsement.
SPONSORSHIPS AND BRANDS
Virat: The most expensive brand icon in the country, Kohli’s brand endorsement have been the highlights of Indian marketing sphere. The cricket icon is endorsing brands like Tissot, Valvoline , Puma for an unprecedented INR 110 crores deal; Audi for over INR 6 crore, Colgate-Palmolive, Herbalife, Head and Shoulders, Manyavar, Celkon, Boost, Fastrack, Gionee and Wrogn (his own brand), MRF (an INR 100 crore multiple year deal, Adidas (10 crore per year).
The Indian cricket team captain had refused to renew the INR 8 crore per annum deal with Pepsi as he did not agree to endorse a product which he himself does not consume and felt was not good for health.
Anushka : The long list of the brands Anushka is endorsing includes Elle 18, Sofy, Scooty Pep, Clear, Nivea, Parachute, Reliance Mobile, Gitanjali jewellers, Mohey (women’s brand by Manyavar, which is endorsed by Kohli), Colgate Active Salt, Code by Lifestyle, Swacch Bharat Abhiyan (brand ambassador), TVS Scooty, Polaroid Eyewear and Acer.
Virat: The fleet of Virat Kohli’s 8 luxury cars, which includes Audi’s R8 LMX Limited Edition, R8 VIO Plus, W12 Quattro, S6, Q7, Toyota Fortuner and the Renault Duster he won as the man of the series in 2012 in Sri Lanka is, valued at over INR 9 crore.
Anushka: The four luxury cars registered in Anushka’s name are valued at INR 4 crore. The fleet includes a Range Rover, a BMW and a Mercedes Benz
Virat: Bought a house in Bandra for a whopping Rs 9 crore. As per the Finapp report, the interior designing has cost an additional Rs.1.5 Crore. Kohli recently bought a new flat worth Rs. 34 crore in Worli, Mumbai. Kohli’s new home in Mumbai is said to be on the 34th floor and is 7,171-sq-ft-sea-view, which is a part of ‘Sky Bungalows’ constructed by Omkar Realtors & Developers. The pad resides in in Tower C, where on the 29th floor Kohli’s teammate Yuvraj Singh also has a flat.
The captain of India’s test cricket team spent nearly Rs 80 crore to purchase this house in DLF City Phase-1, Block-C. According to reports, the new bungalow of Virat is spread over an area of 500 yards. It has been specially designed and has a swimming pool and a gym because Kohli doesn’t want to compromise with his fitness.
Anushka: Anushka had bought three flats on the 20th storey of the posh Badrinath Towers in Mumbai’s Versova area, spread over a 6,000-square foot area in 2012. The property is said to be worth Rs. 10 crore. Anushka’s version of retail therapy includes sea-facing apartments, farmhouses and bungalows. Reason — “Houses – you feel safe like you’ve invested your money well.”
Virat : The gross net-worth for Kohli is reported at INR 390 crore
Anushka: The overall net-worth of Anushka is estimated to be around INR 220 crore
Virat: The prolific cricketer’s account according to reports reveal an investment of INR 36 crore.
Anushka: The cinestar has reportedly invested INR 18 crore in various financial schemes and banks.
THE VIRUSHKA JOINT VENTURES
Lovebirds Anushka and Virat have been investing jointly in making some real estate investments together. The celebrity duo has reportedly bought a property each in Mumbai’s posh Worli area and in Delhi, where they are aiming to start a restaurant soon.
The duo has two joint commercial TVCs – Clear Shampoo and Manyavar-Mohey wedding clothing range. If the love has blossomed at the sets of the shampoo brand shoot, the second joint commercial has dressed up the couple aptly well in time for their real big date in Italy.
Estimated figures put VIRUSHKA’S joint worth at INR 610 crore as they head to tie the nuptial knot reportedly on Tuesday, December 12. The net worth details of the two celebrities are estimated figures based upon an intense research.