Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is a former Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016, today we look at his net worth and lifestyle.
M.S. DHONI NET WORTH $111,000,000
|NAME: Mahendra Singh Dhoni|
|BIRTHDAY: 7th July 1981|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: India|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Cricket|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Ranchi, India|
Born in Ranchi, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), Mahendra Singh Dhoni hails from a Hindu Rajput family that came from the village of Lwali, in the Lamgara block of the Almora District of Uttarakhand.
Dhoni studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand where he initially excelled in badminton and football, later being selected at district and club level in these sports.
After his 10th standard he focused mainly on cricket while working as a Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur railway station from 2001 to 2003.
Dhoni also had a mischievous side to his personality in his younger self often tricking the night guards into believing that there were ghosts moving around in the complex at night.
The owner of a new and marvelous farm home in Ranchi, named Kailashpati, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has his his parents, wife and daughter also staying at this amazing home.
This farmhouse in Kailashpati is reportedly only a 20-minute drive from his first home in Ranchi and
Purchased in 2017, the huge property, situated at Ranchi’s Ring Road, boasts of everything grand and fancy, catering well with the former India captain’s personality.
In his early career, Dhoni was selected by Deval Sahay to play for the Central Coal Fields Limited team with him getting the chance to bat up the order.
Deval Sahay impressed by his hard-hitting shots and dedication, used his contacts in Bihar Cricket Association to push for his selection in the Bihar team.
He made his his Ranji Trophy debut for Bihar in the 1999–2000 season at just 18 years old and finished the season with finished the season with 283 runs in 5 matches.
He was recognized for his efforts in the 2003/04 season, especially in the One Day format and was picked for the India A squad for a tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya.
During his international career he helped the Indian team become the first in more than 40 years to whitewash Australia in a Test series and captained the Chennai Super Kings to victory at the 2010, 2011 and 2018 seasons.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s father Pan Singh worked in junior management positions in MECON while his mother is named Devaki Devi.
Dhoni has a sister Jayanti Gupta and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni.
Dhoni married Sakshi Singh Rawat while she was studying hotel management and the couple have a baby girl together named Ziva, born on the 6th February 2015.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has hundreds of friends in the International and Indian cricket world’s including Prakash Poddar, Sachin Tendulkar, Deep Dasgupta, Parthiv Patel and Dinesh Karthik.
Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu is also a close friend of the cricket star and its said that the two often talk.
In 2012, SportsPro rated Dhoni as the sixteenth most marketable athlete in the world.
In February 2016, Dhoni launched lifestyle brand SEVEN and he later invested in CARS24, an online car marketplace based in Gurgaon, India.
For his contributions to cricket in the country he was conferred the rank of honorary lieutenant-colonel in the Indian Territorial Army in 2011.
He has received a number of awards including the 2006 MTV Youth Icon of the Year and the LG People’s Choice Award 2013 to name just a couple, he has many more!
His favourite colors are blue and black while his favorite food is Chicken Butter Masala and his hobbies include Collecting Bikes, Playing with his pets with TV time including watching EPL and Fromula 1.
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