Indian Captain Virat Kohli has become the highest paid Indian on Instagram. He is now ranked 9 in a report released by HopperHQ, the Instagram post scheduler, based on how much a sponsored post could cost brands. HopperHQ has compiled its 2018 rich list of the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app that sees Kohli ranked 17th overall .
Kohli earns an estimated $120,000 per Instagram post. Other sports personalities in the list are Cristiano Ronaldo who makes $750,000 per post followed by Brazil’s Neymar and Argentina’s Lionel Messi who make an estimated $600,000 and $500,000 respectively. Ronaldo is third on the list, while Neymar occupies the eight spot followed by Messi in ninth.
Former England football team captain David Beckham, Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Uruguay forward Luis Suarez, and Irish MMA star Conor McGregor are the other sportsmen ahead of Kohli on the list.