Captain of Indian Cricket team, Virat Kohli has become the first Indian to garner 50 million followers on the popular social media platform Instagram.The only other Indian who is close to him is our global star Priyanka Chopra who has 49.9 million followers with Deepika Padukone inching closer with 44.1 followers.
Viraat Kohli has so far 930 Instagram posts, two IGTV videos and follows 148 people. The 31-year-old is also India’s most valuable celebrity.
Meanwhile, Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has the maximum number of followers on Instagram and is followed by more than 200 million users. He is followed by musician Ariana Grande with 175 million followers along with Hollywood actor Dwayne Johnson who is third with 172 million followers.
Interestingly, Virat Kohli was charging $196,000 (roughly Rs. 1.35 crores) for each sponsored post on Instagram, with Priyanka Chopra charging $271,000 (roughly Rs.1.87 crores), according to the 2019 Instagram Rich List. Virat Kohli is followed by popular celebs such as Neena Gupta, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Ayushmann Khurana, Neha Dhupia and many more.