Virat was born into a Punjabi family. He specifically belongs to Khatri sub-caste. His mother Saroj Kohli is a homemaker and father Late Prem Kohli was a criminal lawyer. Virat has an elder sister, Bhavna and an elder brother, Vikash, sister-in-law Chetna Kohli and nephew Arya Kohli. He lives with his mother and brother.
His father expired due to brain stroke on December 19th, 2006, which numbed everyone. It changed Virat completely. After his father’s death, he turned too serious and conscious about his career. According to Virat’s mother, he changed after the death of his father. He became even more matured overnight and started taking every match seriously. Although, Virat is unmarried yet, but he has had many girlfriends, namely, Sarah-Jane Dias, Sanjana, Izabelle Leite, Tamanna Bhatia.
Lately he was dating Indian actress Anushka Sharma, as of February 8th, they seemed to have broken up. Some lesser-known facts about Kohli: He is tattoo lover- he has four tattoos. His nickname “Cheeku” was given by Ajit Chaudhary- his Delhi State coach. He is an emotional as well as very aggressive person. The net worth of this handsome sportsperson is around $ 15 Million.