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Virat Kohli Becomes The Richest Sports Person In India, Beats Dhoni And Tendulkar

Arpit Sachdeva | 4 days ago

Virat Kohli on Wednesday becomes the richest sports person in India, as per the list shared by Forbes India. He surpasses Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar to climb to the top spot in the list of highest paid sportspersons in the country. 

As per the recent announcement by the Forbes India, Virat Kohli this year tops the list with a cumulative income of Rs. 228.09 Crore, while MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar stand at third and fourth in the list with an income of 101.77 and 80 Crore respectively.

Talking about the overall list of highest-paid entertainers, Salman Khan, once again, manages to retain the top spot, piping Virat with an income of 235.35 Crore in 2018. 

Of all the top 7 richest sportspersons in the country, barring badminton player PV Sindhu, all other six players are cricketers.