Virat Kohli has refuted reports from the Instagram Rich List 2023 that said he earns a staggering $1,384,000 (₹11.3 crores) per post on the social media platform. The clarification came on August 12, 2023.
What Happened: Kohli took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to address the circulating reports about his earnings from Instagram. He stated, "While I am grateful and indebted to all that I've received in life, the news that has been making rounds about my social media earnings is not true.”
The Instagram Rich List 2023 placed Kohli at the 14th spot, suggesting he has 255,269,526 followers on Instagram and charges $1,384,000 for each post. The list also featured Priyanka Chopra, who reportedly earns $532,000 (₹4.36 crore) per Instagram post and stands at the 29th position with 88,538,623 followers.
Other Notable Figures on the List:
The top spots are claimed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. As per the list, Ronaldo gets paid around ₹26.5 crore for an Insta post while Messi charges around ₹21.2 crore. At number 3 is Selena Gomez who charges around ₹20.9 crore
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While Virat Kohli and Priyanka Chopra are prominent names on the Instagram Rich List 2023, they are not the only Indians to feature. Riyaz Aly, a popular Indian internet star and social media influencer, also made it to the list at the 77th spot. As per the list he charged over ₹93 lakhs for an Instagram post.
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