Global BV News: Kohli scores again with top celebrity brand value in India

BVWireIssue #221-2
February 10, 2021

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Virat Kohli, captain of the India national cricket team, has topped the powerful celebrity brand list of Duff & Phelps for the fourth year in a row, according to its Celebrity Brand Valuation Study 2020: “Embracing the New Normal.” The report is a deep analysis of how endorsements affect the brand value of celebrities alongside other factors such as age, fees charged per endorsement, social media presence, and the like. It also examines the impact of the pandemic on both brand value rankings and the celebrity endorsement space. Kohli has a brand valuation of $237.7 million followed by actor Akshay Kumar, at $118.9 million.
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