|Net Worth||818 Crores|
|Source of Incomes||Cricket, Endorsements, and Business|
|Last Updated||October 2021|
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. 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 his Chennai Super Kings.
MS Dhoni needs no introduction and in India, almost every person knows about his struggle especially after the biopic movie made on him in 2016. He was born in a typical Indian middle-class family and had to go through various obstacles in his journey. He made his debut in 2004 and instantly 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 27-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 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 cricket only. His net worth is a staggering 818 crores 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 Net Worth over the years
|Year||Net Worth (in rupees)|
Let’s now go into details of MS Dhoni’s net worth.
MS Dhoni’s Source of Income
MS Dhoni has made more than 100 crores from IPL cricket and has also won this title 4 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 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. Dhoni is the most successful captain of IPL and will go down as the biggest cricketer to take center stage in IPL.
|Year||Salary (in rupees)|
Sports Franchise Ownership
MS Dhoni is a big-time football fan. In 2014, he bought stakes in Indian Super League’s 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 stands.
Dhoni also tried his hands in hockey and bought his hometown team Ranchi Rays in 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.
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 for organic farming only. He personally oversees the work there and even posted a little video of his strawberries from his farm on Instagram.
MS Dhoni’s 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
- Indian Terrain
- Indigo Paints
- Bharat Matrimonial
- Mastercard India
- Dream 11
- Gulf Oil
- India Cements
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.
|Social Media Platform||Followers|
|36.3 million followers|
|8.3 million followers|
|27 million followers|
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.
|Royal Enfield||Bullet 500||3 Lakhs +|
|Suzuki||Hayabusa||15 Lakhs +|
|Suzuki||Intruder||10 Lakhs +|
|Kawasaki||Kawasaki Ninja H2R||30 Lakhs +|
|Yamaha||Yamaha R1||15 Lakhs +|
MS Dhoni Cars
|Range Rover||Range Rover Sports||60 Lakhs +|
|Range Rover||Land Rover||1.2 crore +|
|Audi||Audi Q7||80 Lakhs +|
|BMW||BMW 7 Series||2 crores +|
|Mercedes||Mercedes G Wagon||2 crores +|
|Toyota||Land Cruiser||1 crores +|
|Hummer||Hummer H2||1 crores +|
|Mahindra||Scorpio||10 Lakhs +|
MS Dhoni’s 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’s Ventures:
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.
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, Faf du Plessis.
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 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
1. Family and Personal info
|Full name||Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|Date of Birth||7th July 1981|
|Domestic Cricket debut||1999 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|
2. Favourite Things: Hobbies, Friends, etc
|Best Friend||Suresh Raina|
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favorite Actress||Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Singer||Kishore Kumar|
|Favorite Social media platform|
|Favorite food||Chicken Butter Masala|
|Favorite song||Main Pal Do ka Shayar|
|Favorite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favorite Sportsperson||Lionel Messi|
|Favorite Coach||Gary Kirsten|
|Favorite shot||Down The Ground|
3. 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 Sakhi, 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.
- In 2008, Dhoni was named India’s white-ball captain and he decided to drop big names like Virender Sehwag, 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.
Stats of MS Dhoni career
Achievements of MS Dhoni
- MS Dhoni was honored with Padma Bhusan in 2018
- He is the only Captain to win all three ICC Titles.
- He was honored with Padma Shri in 2009
- He was honored with Major Dhyanchad Khel Ratna in 2007
- He was named ICC Odi player of the year in 2008, 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.
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