MS Dhoni Net Worth 2021: Salary, Cars, Income, Endorsement

MS Dhoni holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army.
MS Dhoni Net Worth 2021
NameMS Dhoni
Age40 Years 
Net Worth818 Crores
Source of Incomes Cricket, Endorsements, and Business
Last UpdatedOctober 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)
2017535 crore
2018668 crores
2019706 crores 
2020743 crores 
2021818 crores 

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.

YearSalary (in rupees)
20086 Crores 
20096 crores 
20106 crores 
2011 8.2 crores 
2012 8.2 crores 
20138.2 crores 
2014 12.5 crores 
2015 12.5 crores 
201612.5 crores 
201712.5 crores 
201815 crores 
201915 crores 
202015 crores 
202115 crores 

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

  • Cars24
  • Indian Terrain
  • RedBus
  • Colgate 
  • Paneria
  • LivFast
  • Indigo Paints 
  • GoDaddy
  • Bharat Matrimonial 
  • Mastercard India 
  • Orient
  • Dream 11
  • Seven
  • Gulf Oil
  • India Cements
  • Cello
  • Netmeds

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 PlatformFollowers
Instagram36.3 million followers 
Twitter 8.3 million followers 
Facebook 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 5003 Lakhs +
SuzukiHayabusa15 Lakhs +
Suzuki Intruder10 Lakhs +
Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja H2R30 Lakhs +
YamahaYamaha R115 Lakhs +
YamahaYamaha ThundercatUnknown 
YamahaYamaha RD350Unknown 
DucatiDucati 1098Unknown 

MS Dhoni Cars

Range Rover Range Rover Sports60 Lakhs +
Range RoverLand Rover1.2 crore +
AudiAudi Q780 Lakhs +
BMWBMW 7 Series 2 crores +
Mercedes Mercedes G Wagon2 crores +
Toyota Land Cruiser1 crores +
Hummer Hummer H21 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.

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, 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 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 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

2. Favourite Things: Hobbies, Friends, etc

Best Friend Suresh Raina 
Nickname Mahi
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

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
IPL 2021
  • 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.

FAQs about MS Dhoni

Q. What is the age of Dhoni?


Q. Is Dhoni from Bihar?


Q. Is MS Dhoni Alcoholic?


Q. What is MS Dhoni’s net worth?

818 crores 

Q. Is Dhoni the richest cricketer in the world?


Q. Did MS Dhoni had arrange marriage with Sakshi Dhoni?


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Jasvinder Singh
I am Jasvinder Singh, a content specialist editor at Kheltalk, who is a sports enthusiast. I try to cover every cricket game being played on the planet. For me, sports is not limited to just writing but also playing it on the field as well.
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