Cricketers dominate Forbes India's Top 100 Celebrities list 2019.

Virat Kohli becomes first Indian cricketer to dominate the Forbes India's Top 100 Celebrities list dethroning Salman Khan.

By Apoorv Shandilya, December 19, 2019 16:18 IST

Forbes India just released its 2019 Top 100 Celebrities List and it has shocked everyone. Cricket star Virat Kohli has emerged at the top and has dethroned Salman Khan for the very first position. Salman is now sitting at the third position under Virat and Akshay Kumar in the second position.
But it isn't just Virat Kohli who has made a name for himself in the list. Other cricketers have also dominated the list. M.S. Dhoni sits at the 5th position in the list while the legendary Sachin Tendulkar continues to be in the top 10. Sachin is on the 9th position in the list.
Virat Kohli's Rs. 252.72 crore far dominates his closest competitor Ms. Dhoni whose earnings are around Rs 135.93 crore. Sachin's earnings are Rs. 77 crores for the team. Another famous cricketer who has entered the list is Rohit Sharma who is at number 11 with Rs. 54.29 crores.
Other Cricketers in the list include Rishabh Pant (Rank 30), Hardik Pandya (Rank 31), J Bumrah (33), KL Rahul (34), S Dhawan (35), R Jadeja (51), K Yadav (61), M Raj (88), S Mandhana (90) and H Kaur. (91)

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