It is not much known about the personal life of the cricketer. This young and fearsome Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli was born in Delhi on November 5, 1988, to the lawyer Prem Kohli and his wife Saroj Kohli. He has one elder brother, Vikash, and one elder sister, Bhavna. Virat grew up in Delhi and did his schooling from St Sofia School in the Paschim Vihar region of Delhi. Virat Kohli parents are said to be down to earth. He belongs to a simple family and was bought up by his parents in the normal environment. Virat Kohli family stays in the Uttam Nagar area of Delhi. The 23 year old player is 5 ft and 9 inches tall and his weight is around 65 kilos. He was interested in the game of cricket from early age and obtained the training for the same in the West Delhi Cricket academy from the year 1998. Virat was the first intake when the West Delhi Cricket Academy was opened in the year 1998. Apart from getting trained in the West Delhi Cricket academy Virat also played matches for the Sumit Dogra Academy situated in the Vasundhara Enclave near Noida, U.P. He was a hardworking student as well as an effective player and was considered good in both batting and bowling. He is also appreciated for his fielding skills.
The South African cricket player Herschelle Gibbs is said to be the role model of Virat Kohli. Virat had a golden colored tattoo of a dragon graved on his hand which according to him is for bringing goodness in his performance during the matches he plays. Thus Virat Kohli has become the one and only player of the late Indian One day cricket team to carry a tattoo on his body. Apart from the game of cricket Virat is interested in the lawn tennis. The game attracts him and he is great fan of both the Indian tennis player Leander Paes and the famous Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. Virat enjoys playing tennis and going on long drive with his lady friend Sanjana who is a Kannada actress during his free time or whenever he is not playing or practicing cricket. Virat has appeared in many televisions commercial for leading brands. During the commercial of Fast Trek he paired with the Bollywood actress Genelia D’Souza. Virat Kohli is viewed as the most recent Indian sex symbol in the country. Kohli enjoys visiting Barista coffee shop present anywhere in Delhi and Barton Centre present in Bangalore city with friends.