Mahendra Singh Dhoni famous as MS Dhoni was a great Indian cricket player who started playing at a young age. He got a lot of fame and popularity in the early 21st century. In 2011, the Indian Cricket team won the trophy of one day cricket World Cup, under Dhoni’s leadership. He is very well known in the world of cricket.
As of 2024, MS Dhoni's net worth is estimated to be $113 million.
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|July 7, 1981
|Place of Birth
|Ranchi, Bihar, India
|Married, Sakshi Dhoni,
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s birth date is July 7, 1981, and he was born in Ranchi, Bihar, India. He practices Hinduism as a religion and Dhoni’s zodiac sign is Cancer. He has Indian nationality. Pan Singh is the father of MS Dhoni and he worked at MECON in junior management. Devaki Devi is Dhoni’s mother and she is a housewife. Narendra Singh Dhoni is the name of Dhoni’s elder brother and Jayanti Gupta is his elder sister.
He completed his studies in an institute named DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir. He got admission in Xt. Xavier’s College Ranchi, but he dropped out. He was so good at sports when he was in school. He also represented his school in many district competitions. Then, he started playing for India at a larger level. He started getting recognition eventually and in the end, he became a part of the Indian National Cricket team.
In 2004 MS Dhoni played for the first time on an international level for India. He played against Pakistan in his fifth international match and scored an inning of 148 runs in total. It was a big achievement and after this match, people started recognizing him as a good batsman. Then he joined the Indian Test team. Once again, he scored more than 100 runs playing against Pakistan.
Dhoni started his career as a captain of the Indian team in 2007, and then he along with his team started doing efforts and practice for the cricket T20 world cup. The performance of the whole team especially Dhoni was exceptional during the world cup and at last, they won the T20 World Cup title.
In 2009, December India came to the top of the test ranking of the International Cricket Council (ICC), after winning a series over Sri Lanka and Australia. In 2008 and 2009, the International Player of the Year award was given to MS Dhoni. Dhoni played an inning of 91 for the world cup in one day in 2011 and they also won the match against Sri Lanka. In a2015, World Cup Indian team also went to the semifinals due to his efforts and hard work. Dhoni left the captaincy in the year 2017. He represented his country in 331 International matches which is a very big achievement for any captain. Dhoni’s got his retirement from cricket on 15 August 2020.
MS Dhoni dated Priyanka Jha in his early 20s. Unfortunately, his girlfriend died due to an accident. Lakshmi Rai is a South Actress, Dhoni also dated her for some time. After that, he tied the knot with his friend Sakshi Singh on 4 July 2010, after a relationship of two years. They both are living a happy married life. Dhoni has a daughter named Ziva.
His hobbies include swimming, biking, and playing football, tennis, and cricket. He likes bike riding a lot and he has many latest models of bikes.
MS Dhoni has over 37.1 million followers on Instagram. There he posts photos of his family especially his daughter Ziva. He has 8.3 million followers on Twitter as well Dhoni. His tweets are mostly on the latest events and trends.
MS Dhoni is one of the biggest players in cricket history. He played many matches in his career and his performance was mind-blowing in every match. No one can beat his popularity in the cricket world. His net worth of $ 113 million makes him the wealthiest cricket player.