MS Dhoni Net Worth: Income, Endorsements, Cars, Wages, Property, Affairs, Family

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MS Dhoni Net Worth 2021
NameMS Dhoni
Age42 Years 
Net Worth1040 Crores , 127 Million USD
Source of Incomes Cricket (IPL), Endorsements, and Business
Last UpdatedFebruary 2024

MS Dhoni is the biggest star that India has produced in world cricket. The Ranchi-born maniac has achieved everything on the cricketing field and has left a huge mark on world cricket. MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to two back-to-back titles in 2010 and 2011 when he was also the captain of India. The former Indian World Cup-winning captain retired from International Cricket in 2020 but still is a big name in world cricket and recently won the Indian Premier League in 2021 with CSK. Dhoni continued playing for CSK and led them to their fifth title in 2023. IPL 2024 is likely to be MS Dhoni’s last edition.

MS Dhoni needs no introduction and in India, almost every person knows about his struggle, especially after the biopic movie called MS Dhoni the Untold Story made on him in 2016. He was born into a typical Indian middle-class family and had to go through various obstacles in his journey. He made his debut in 2004 and instantly the world knew a big superstar was born. 

MS Dhoni made a swashbuckling impact with the bat but in 2007 when he became Indian captain, his career took a drastic turn. He led the young Indian team to the 2007 World T20 win and in 2011 ended India’s 28-year drought for World Cup Trophy. MS Dhoni is the only captain to win all ICC titles and will go down as probably the greatest-ever captain of the game. 

Dhoni has a big fan following all around the world and is the biggest cricketing icon in the world. He has achieved everything on a cricket field and off-field also, he has been very successful. He is the World’s 2nd richest cricketer in the world and runs various successful businesses in different fields of business. In this article, we will look at MS Dhoni’s luxurious lifestyle and his net worth.

MS Dhoni Net Worth

MS Dhoni has retired from International Cricket but still makes handsome money through playing cricket in the IPL. Another substantial part of MS Dhoni’s income is brand partnerships and endorsements His net worth is a staggering 1040 crores as per reports and is 2nd richest cricketer on the planet. Dhoni is the biggest cricketing icon in India and makes most of their money through endorsements and returns from his businesses and investments.

MS Dhoni’s Net Worth over the Years

YearTeamSalary (INR)
2008CSK6 Crore
2009CSK6 Crore
2010CSK6 Crore
2011CSK8.28 Crore
2012CSK8.28 Crore
2013CSK8.28 Crore
2014CSK 12.5 Crore
2015CSK12.5 Crore
2016RPS*12.5 Crore
2017RPS*12.5 Crore
2018CSK15 Crore
2019CSK15 Crore
2020CSK 15 Crore
2021CSK15 Crore
2022CSK12 Crore
2023CSK12 Crore
2024CSK12 Crore

Let’s now go into details of MS Dhoni’s net worth.

MS Dhoni’s Source of Income

IPL 

MS Dhoni has made more than 100 crores from IPL cricket and has also won this title 5 times. Dhoni made headlines in IPL’s inaugural season only when he was the highest-paid player in the season after Chennai Super Kings bought him for a record 6 crores. Dhoni has never been into the auction pool after season one and has been constantly retained by Chennai Super Kings since then.

He loves Chennai Super Kings very much and won a maiden IPL title with them in 2010 and in 2011 CSK won the IPL yet again. but in 2016 after Chennai’s suspension, he donned a Rising Pune Supergiants jersey for 2 seasons. In 2018, he finally returned to his beloved Yellow jersey and won the IPL title the same season. MS Dhoni led CSK to two more titles in 2021 and 2023 Dhoni is the most successful captain of IPL and will go down as the biggest cricketer to take center stage in IPL.

YearTeamSalary (INR)
2008CSK6 Crore
2009CSK6 Crore
2010CSK6 Crore
2011CSK8.28 Crore
2012CSK8.28 Crore
2013CSK8.28 Crore
2014CSK 12.5 Crore
2015CSK12.5 Crore
2016RPS*12.5 Crore
2017RPS*12.5 Crore
2018CSK15 Crore
2019CSK15 Crore
2020CSK 15 Crore
2021CSK15 Crore
2022CSK12 Crore
2023CSK12 Crore
2024CSK12 Crore

Sports Franchise Ownership

MS Dhoni is a big-time football fan. In 2014, he bought stakes in Indian Super League team Chennaiyin FC along with Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan. He is a big football lover and has been spotted many times supporting his team from the stands.

Dhoni also tried his hands in hockey and bought his hometown team Ranchi Rays in the Hockey India League which even won the league title in 2015. 

Recently he bought another team and this time it was a car racing team. He owns a Supersport World Championship team called Mahi Racing Team India.

Farming

Dhoni is a down-to-earth person and apart from all his commercial businesses, he also owns an organic farming business to empower organic farming in India. He lives in Ranchi in a 43-acre farmhouse and he has dedicated 10 acres just for organic farming. He personally oversees the work there and even posted a little video of his strawberries from his farm on Instagram.

MS Dhoni Brand Endorsements

MS Dhoni is the biggest name in Indian cricketing history and his fan following is just mind-blowing. He earns a major chunk of money through endorsements only. Dhoni currently holds 20 brands under his belt which just comes at 2nd number behind Shahrukh Khan in terms of most brand endorsement deals. Dhoni reportedly earns around INR 50 crores through endorsements only. Some of his endorsements are

  • Cars24
  • Indian Terrain
  • RedBus
  • Colgate 
  • Paneria
  • LivFast
  • Indigo Paints 
  • GoDaddy
  • Bharat Matrimonial 
  • Mastercard India 
  • Orient
  • Dream11
  • Seven
  • Gulf Oil
  • India Cements
  • Cello
  • Netmeds
  • Max Vision Super Speciality Eye Hospital
  • SBI
  • Jio Mart
  • Swaraj Tractors
  • Jio Cinema
  • Rigi
  • Winzo
  • Garena
  • Lays
  • Kopiko
  • Tagda Raho
  • Patanjali Foods
  • Lay’s
  • Asian Footwear
  • Skipper Pipes
  • Enigmatic Smile and others

MS Dhoni Social Media Appearance

MS Dhoni is known as Captain Cool for his calm and composed persona on the cricket field and in real life also, he is very relaxed and composed. Although Dhoni is not a huge fan of Social media and stays away from it. But still, he has a big fan following on social media, and even he announced his retirement through social media only. He sometimes gives a sneak peek into his daily life month to month to keep up with his fans.

MS Dhoni has 46.7 Million Followers on Instagram and has 109 posts. Talking about Facebook MS Dhoni has 27 Million followers. On X (Formerly Twitter) MS Dhoni has 479 posts with 8.6 Million followers.

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MS Dhoni Bikes

MS Dhoni’s love for bikes is not hidden and has a big collection of bikes. He even washes his bikes by himself and keeps them up to mark and well-greased from time to time. He has given glimpses of his luxurious mansion where he has made a separate garage for Bikes where he keeps all his babies.

BrandModelValue
Royal EnfieldBullet 5003 Lakhs +
SuzukiHayabusa15 Lakhs +
SuzukiIntruder10 Lakhs +
KawasakiKawasaki Ninja H2R30 Lakhs +
YamahaYamaha R115 Lakhs +
YamahaYamaha ThundercatUnknown
YamahaYamaha RD350Unknown
DucatiDucati 1098Unknown
Jawa42 Bobber2 Lakhs – 2.6 Lakhs
TVSRonin 1.5 Lakhs (Approx)

MS Dhoni Cars

BrandModelValue
Range RoverRange Rover Sports60 Lakhs +
Range RoverLand Rover1.2 crore +
AudiAudi Q780 Lakhs +
BMWBMW 7 Series2 crores +
MercedesMercedes G Wagon2 crores +
ToyotaLand Cruiser1 crores +
HummerHummer H21 crores +
MahindraScorpio10 Lakhs +
Mercedes AMG 63  AMG 63 SUV3.3 Crore
HindustanMotors Ambassador4.2 Lakhs
NissanJonga 6 Lakhs
MitsubishiPajero SFX  22 Lakhs
Pontiac Firebrand Trans Arm68 Lakhs
Hummer H2 75 Lakhs
Ferrari 599 GTO 1.39 Cr
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Not found

MS Dhoni Property

MS Dhoni has many luxurious homes all around India but his most expensive one is in Ranchi which is estimated to be around 17.8 crores. He also owns a villa in Dehradun which he bought in 2011 after the World Cup triumph. Dhoni owns many real estate properties all around India and their value is reportedly around 100 crores.

MS Dhoni Ventures:

SEVEN

Dhoni owns his own lifestyle brand company which he inaugurated in 2016. He named it after his iconic jersey number. His company SEVEN is basically a clothing brand but also deals in footwear.

Rhiti Group 

MS Dhoni has also invested in sports marketing and management business also. He is the owner of Rhiti Group which manages big cricketers like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Faf du Plessis.

SportsFit World

He also runs his GYMS all around India and MS Dhoni’s love for Fitness is not hidden. His gyms are currently in 11 cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Gurgaon etc.

Khatabook

Khatabook is his latest investment and he is the brand ambassador of this also. Khatabook is a business management-based app that aims to help small business owners. This company is worth 30 Million USD currently and Dhoni holds a good stake in this.

Personal life and Family life of MS Dhoni

Family and Personal info

Full nameMahendra Singh Dhoni 
Date of Birth 7th July 1981
Birth PlaceRanchi
FatherPan Singh 
MotherDevaki Devi
WifeSakshi Dhoni
Daughter Ziva Dhoni 
Domestic Cricket debut1999 for Bihar
IPL Debut 19 April 2008 v Kings XI Punjab
TEST Debut 2 December 2005 v Sri Lanka
ODI Debut 23 December 2004 v Bangladesh
T20I Debut 1 December 2006 v South Africa
Height5’9. 175cm

Favourite Things: Hobbies, Friends, etc

Best Friend Suresh Raina 
Nickname Mahi, Thala, Captian Cool
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan 
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit 
Favorite SingerKishore Kumar 
Favorite Social media platformInstagram 
Favorite foodChicken Butter Masala
Favorite songMain Pal Do ka Shayar 
Favorite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar 
Favorite SportspersonLionel Messi 
Favorite CoachGary Kirsten
Hobbies Travelling, Movie
Favorite StadiumChennai
Favorite shotDown The Ground
Favorite Movie Swades

MS Dhoni Affairs and Marriage

MS Dhoni is married to Sakshi Dhoni whom he met during an accidental meeting in Kolkata’s Taj Hotel. He has described his love story in his biopic movie but before marrying Sakshi, he dated many beautiful Bollywood beauties like Deepika Padukone and Rimi Sen. He tied the knot with Sakshi in 2010 and is blessed with one daughter Ziva.

Controversies

  • In 2008, Dhoni was named India’s white-ball captain and he decided to drop big names like Virender Sehwag, and Rahul Dravid due to their fitness which was heavily criticized by the media.
  • In 2013, IPL was hit with a fixing scandal where Dhoni’s team Chennai Super Kings was also named and questions were raised over Dhoni’s involvement also which were never proven.
  • In 2019, he was reprimanded for coming onto the field during a live match because of a controversial no-ball incident in a match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings.
  • MS Dhoni had a conflict of interest issue in 2013 when he was accused of having stakes in Rhiti Sports, a management firm that managed him and many other Indian players at that time. MS Dhoni refuted the allegations and said that he was not a shareholder at Rhiti Sports.

Stats of MS Dhoni’s career

FormatMatchesRuns50s100s
Test904876336
ODI350107737310
T20I98161720
IPL2505082240

Achievements of MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni
IPL 2021
  • MS Dhoni was honoured with Padma Bhushan in 2018
  • He is the only Captain to win all three ICC Titles.
  • He was honoured with Padma Shri in 2009
  • He was honoured with Major Dhyanchad Khel Ratna in 2007
  • He was named ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2008, and 2009
  • He was in ICC World ODI XI in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • He was MTV youth icon of the year in 2006.
  • He holds a special position in BSF.

Unknown Facts about MS Dhoni

  • MS Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army.
  • He was Ticket Collector before
  • MS Dhoni liked football more in Childhood.
  • MS Dhoni is a huge fan of Lata Mangeskar.
  • MS Dhoni never scored fifty in a T20 International till 2017.
  • He was not Chennai Super Kings first choice for IPL draft in 2008
  • MS Dhoni learnt Helicopter shot from his childhood friend.
  • John Abraham’s hairstyle in the Dhoom movie was the reason behind Dhoni’s iconic hairstyle.
  • MS Dhoni has a book written about him called The Dhoni Touch by Bharat Sundarasan

FAQs about MS Dhoni

Q. What is the age of Dhoni?

He is 42 years old.

Q. Is Dhoni from Bihar?

Yes (Now Jharkhand)

Q. Is MS Dhoni Alcoholic?

MS Dhoni is not an alcoholic

Q. What is MS Dhoni’s net worth?

MS Dhoni’s net worth is1040 crores 

Q. Is Dhoni the richest cricketer in the world?

MS Dhoni is not the richest cricketer in the world

Q. Did MS Dhoni have an arranged marriage with Sakshi Dhoni?

MS Dhoni’s marriage with Sakshi Dhoni was not arranged

Q. Who wrote the book on MS Dhoni titled The Dhoni Touch

The book was written by well-known cricket writer Bharat Sundaresan