Virat Kohli is the Most Powerful Sports Personality of the Year

The Forbes has released the list of India’s top 100 celebrity and Indian Test captain Virat Kohli is at a top position on the list among the Indian sports personalities followed by India’s limited over skipper MS Dhoni while God of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar is at 3rd position on the list among the sports personalities.

India’s top 100 celebrity list is based on the parameters like celebrities income, social media popularity and fan following. The list included top 100 Indian celebrities across all field.

Virat Kohli is the Most Powerful Sports Personality of the Year

The overall ranking of Virat, Dhoni and Sachin is third, fifth and seventh respectively. The list is mostly dominated by Bollywood stars. There are three Indian cricketers are in the top 10 of the list. Bollywood star Salman Khan ranked first in the list while Bollywood’s King Shah Rukh Khan is at the second position.

Indian batsman Virat Kohli is 3rd on the list while Akshay Kumar is at the fourth position. The other celebrities are in the top 10 positions are by MS Dhoni, Diipeeka Padukone, Sachin Tendulkar, Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan respectively.

2016 was an amazing year for Virat Kohli both on the field and off the field. He scored 1215 runs at an average of 75.93 and lead the Test with great success. He has over 3 million fans on Facebook which shows how popular he is on social media and endorse many big brands for which he charges a huge amount.