Last Updated on 5 March 2019. Some time back, Virat Kohli’s name found a place in Forbes Magazines World’s Highest-Paid Athletes, 2018. According to the report, he made almost $24 Million in the last year out of which $20 Million came from brand endorsements. Here is the list of brands that have contributed towards Virat’s success.
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Mobile Premier League
Mobile eSports platform, Mobile Premier League (MPL), appointed Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, as its brand ambassador in March 2019.
In 2016, Virat and Shyam Steel first got together. Two years later, at the end of 2018, Virat once again featured in ad film for the brand, only this time, he had his wife by his side.
Amaze inverters and batteries
Towards the end of 2018, Virat was seen in an advertisement for Power Products Limited’Amaze inverters and batteries.
In February 2017, Virat Kohli became the first Indian sportsman to sign a 110-crore endorsement deal with a single brand. Virat has been spotted many times promoting the MEN ONE8 variant of Puma. The agreement is supposed to end in 2025.
In September 2018, Hero MotoCorp signed an endorsement deal with Virat Kohli to endorse Xtreme 200R variant.
Virat Kohli was recently roped in to endorse Colgate’s new variant – Neon. He has been working with the brand for a few years now.
Sun Pharma – Volini
In August 2018, Virat Kohli became the official brand ambassador or Sun Pharma’s popular variant, Volini.
Wrogn was co-created by Virat Kohli and founded by Universal Sportsbiz (USPL) in 2014. The brand’s name is pronounced Wrong but spelt with a tiny mistake.
In January 2017, the Indian skipper along with Hong Kong-based consumer electronics company – Zeeva, launched MuveAcoustics. The brand has done multiple digital media campaigns with Virat since then.
Soon after getting married, Virat was seen in the TVC of Too Yumm, which is a brand of Guiltfree Industries Limited. Stating that the product is a healthy snack, the company announced Virat as its health ambassador.
Tissot made Virat Kohli its brand ambassador in February 2016. The brand used both the print and electronic mediums to advertise their luxurious watch.
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Virat signed a 5 Crore endorsement deal with Audi in 2015. The brand even gifted Virat a Q7 car on its 10th anniversary in 2017. Technically it was a 2 years contract but both Virat and Audi India haven’t made the official confirmation of its present status.
In 2016, Manyavar made Virat its brand ambassador. His ad with Anushka for Manyavar’s women collection – Mohey became very popular.
Royal Challenge Alcohol
Virat Kohli has been endorsing Royal Challenge Whisky since 2017.
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Boost Energy Drink
Virat Kohli has been associated with this brand of healthy milk supplement for a long time. Boost has done many digital campaigns with the cricketer.
Virat Kohli became the Brand Ambassador of American Tourister in 2016.
Virat has a bat sponsorship with MRF Tyres since years now. He renewed this deal in 2017 for another 8 years.
In 2012, Virat Kohli became the brand ambassador of Vicks India.
On 9th March 2018, Uber officially announced the appointment of Virat Kohli as its Brand Ambassador.
Remit 2 India
In June 2018, Remit 2 India roped in Virat Kohli as its face of advertising.
Virat got another major brand to endorse in June 2018, he became the brand ambassador of Philips trimmers.
Virat Kohli became the brand ambssador of Valvoline in October 2016.
Categories: Cricket Sponsorships