Virat Kohli, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Dwayne Johnson, Neymar - what's common? Find out

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Mar 02, 2021, 05:29 PM IST

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has added another feather in his cap by hitting 100 million followers on Instagram. In the process, the India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday became the first Indian and also the first cricketer to reach 100 million followers on Instagram, said ICC in a tweet.   

 

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100-million club

100-million club

With this incredible fan following, he joined the likes of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Argentine forward Lionel Messi, Hollywood actor and former pro-wrestler Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, American singer-songwriter Beyonce, and Ariana Grande in the 100 million club. Source: ICC Twitter

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India's most valuable celebrity brand

India's most valuable celebrity brand

The Indian batting legend enjoys massive fan following across all social media platforms. As per a report in India Today, Kohli also holds India's most valuable celebrity brand worth $237.7 million.   Source: PTI

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Second most followed Indian on Instagram

Second most followed Indian on Instagram

Kohli, who is the most followed Indian on Instagram, has almost 40 million more followers than the second person on the list who is Priyanka Chopra with 60.8 million. Source: PTI

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Ronaldo tops the chart

Ronaldo tops the chart

Ronaldo tops the chart with 265 million followers, while Barcelona captain Messi and Brazil’s Neymar stand second and third in the list with 186 million, 147 million followers respectively. Source: Reuters

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India vs England 4th Test match

India vs England 4th Test match

Kohli is currently engaged with his team in the four-match Test series against England and have taken an unassailable 2-1 lead in the series. The fourth and final Test against England will start from March 4 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Source: Reuters