Let us look into some facts about one of Indias most loved and popular celebrity icon, and what are the factors that contribute to M.S Dhoni net worth.
MS Dhoni Net Worth
M.S Dhoni net worth is around an estimated Rs.760 crore ($110 million) as of March 2021. The former Indian skipper bought by Chennai Super Kings during the inaugural IPL auction for 6 crores ($1.5 million). He has been retained since then and earned around 15 crores every year from his IPL team. The IPL and a majority of endorsements worth $27 million has played a big role in M.S Dhoni’s net worth.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, famously known as MS Dhoni. From the stadiums in India and across the world to the Bollywood movie, “M.S Dhoni – The Untold Story” which released in 2016, this name we remember as one of our legendary sportspersons of all time. He earned an estimated 30 crores from this movie based on his real-life story. A master class tribute to a true legend.
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He has taken the great nation of India and the world of cricket by storm, through his unique, one of a kind performances on the ground and off the ground. His cool demeanour during a crisis situation in a game has gained much praise and recognition, hence his nickname “Captain Cool.” As an Indian we can all be proud, to call M.S Dhoni as one of ours!
M.S Dhoni’s Endorsements
Due to Dhoni’s on field and off field leadership qualities, many top companies line up to sign the former skipper to endorse their multi-million dollar brand or product.
He has amassed a huge proportion of his earnings through endorsements. This list of brands includes – Cars24, Indian Terrain, RedBus, Colgate, Panerai, LivFast. Indigo Paints, GoDaddy, Bharat Matrimony, Mastercard India, Sumadhura, Snickers India, Orient, Netmeds, Sound Logic, WardWiz, SRMB Steel, Lava, Zed Black Agarbatti, Gulf Oil India, Dream11, Reebok, Exide Life Insurance, Pepsico, Boost, Amity University, TVS, etc.
He charges around 1.5 Cr per day for his endorsement commitments that contributed much to net worth of MS Dhoni.
MS Dhoni Personal Assets
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the richest sportsperson in India and the world. Currently, MS Dhoni net worth is estimated at around $110 million (Rs.760 crores). Once, He even listed as one amongst Forbes highest-paid athletes of 2015. He holds around 20 brand endorsements under his influence.
Let us find out what he does with all this wealth?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a luxury mansion in Dehradun which he bought in 2011. The market value of mansion estimated to be of approx Rs. 17.8 crores at that time.
His Cars and Bike Collection:
It is no secret about M.S Dhoni’s craze for luxury cars, bikes and accessories.
He owns a Porsche 911 worth Rs. 2.5 crores, an Audi Q7 worth Rs. 88 lakhs, a Hummer H2 worth Rs. 75 lakhs, a GMC Sierra worth Rs. 32 lakhs.
Also known to own a Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Pajero SFX, a Land Rover Freelander 2, a Toyota Corolla, and a Mahindra Scorpio.
After India’s victory at the 2011 Cricket World Cup, Dhoni have been gifted a Ferrari 599 GTO estimated to be worth Rs 3.2 crores.
From the range of luxury bikes he owns, That all believed to be around 23 bikes. His collection includes the Harley Davidson Fatboy worth Rs. 17 lakhs (his favourite), the Confederate Hellcat X132 worth Rs. 60 lakhs, a Kawasaki Ninja H2 worth Rs. 29 lakhs, a Kawasaki ZX 14R Ninja worth Rs. 17 lakhs. Also known to own A Yamaha Thundercat, Royal Enfield bullet, a restored Rajdoot and some more.
In 2015, a paparazzi managed to get a close-up picture whisking away from the crowd with his daughter Ziva. In this picture, the watch he wore identified as the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Bumble Bee worth around Rs. 26 lakhs.
MS Dhoni Income from Cricket
MS Dhoni was at 23rd rank on the Forbes’ list of highest-earning sports players of 2015, with an approximate income of US $31 million per year.His stocks have come down gradually due to twilight period of his playing career but he is still earning around the US $22 million every year according to a report on a news website. Majority of his earnings have come from IPL salary and endorsements currently.
MS Dhoni initially picked up by Chennai Super Kings in the very first IPL auction in 2008 at a massive price tag of US $1.5 million. This buy was based on his early success in the T20 format which led India to WT20 triumph in 2007. As a result of this string of success, CSK doesn’t hesitate in paying a hefty amount to the superstar, Rs. 15 crores for every season to be precise.
Humble Beginnings and Personal Life
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, born on 7th of July 1981 in Ranchi, the state of Jharkhand. His parents Shri. Pan Singh and Smt. Devki Devi has two other children, Dhoni’s brother named Narendra Singh and sister named Jayanthi Singh. Dhoni attended DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir at Shyamali, Jharkhand.
During his early years as a school kid, he was very much active at playing badminton and football. Infact, Dhoni used to play as a goal keeper for his football team. His coach was very much impressed at his skills in keeping, that he recommended Dhoni should try out as a wicket keeper in cricket. That advice, would inspire him to test new waters and enter the world of cricket.
God forbid, if those words never inspired Dhoni to try out cricket, India and the world of cricket would have lost a great talent. Moments like this is what I like to call a “turning point.” And thankfully our Superstar MS Dhoni, took those words to heart and set out on a new journey to stardom. A journey that would not only transform his life, but also inspire the lives of millions and eventually bring glory to our great nation – India during many international cricketing tours and the memorable ICC World Cup.
A New Future in Indian Cricket
Dhoni began his cricket career by representing Central Coal Fields Limited cricket team in the year 1998. He represented Bihar in the U-19 during 1998-99 season, and then made his debut at the Ranji Trophy 1999-2000 season for the Bihar state cricket team.However, he started being recognised for his performances when he represented the state of Jharkhand at the Ranji Trophy 2002-2003 season.
On 23, December 2004 he played his debut One-day International cricket match for India, against Bangladesh at Chittagong. The same year again, he was selected to represent team India-A for an African cricket tour of Kenya and Zimbabwe. His performances were exceptional and he soon made it in the Test squad and T20 team representing India.
M.S Dhoni has been eventually bestowed the captains cap in 2007 by the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, another great of Indian Cricket. Under M.S. Dhoni’s Captaincy, India won many great international cricket tours and events. India was consolidating its position as a true titan in the world cricket stage. Under Dhoni’s leadership, the Indian cricket team lifted the T20 World Cup in 2007, the ICC World Cup in 2011, the Champions Trophy in 2013 and dominated the ICC World Test rankings for almost 18 months.
A True Legend & A Master Class
He then went on to shatter many other records and re-write history with his own markings like being the first Indian wicket keeper batsman to score 4000 Test runs, the only team skipper to score an ODI century batting at number 7, record the most number of T20 international victories as a captain, highest score (183*) in ODI as a wicket-keeper batsman, highest score (224*) in Test cricket by an Indian Cricket Captain, 3rd cricket skipper only after Ricky Ponting of Australia and Stephen Fleming of New Zealand to captain more than 300 international matches, the only Indian player to have captained India in all 3 formats for more than 50 matches and many more feats.
For his outstanding achievements and contribution to Indian cricket, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was a proud recipient to 3 National Awards, namely the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2007, the Padma Shri in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan in 2018.
In 2007, Dhoni met his childhood friend Sakshi Singh Rawat in Kolkata and instantly felt a special feeling. They finally committed to a long-term relationship on 4th July 2010, after 3 years of dating and got married in a low profile wedding ceremony. Both are blessed with a child named Ziva.
A Short Summary
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the skipper of the Indian cricket team from 2007 to 2016 and contributed a great deal to Indian cricket.He was a right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper and has been highest run scorer in One Day Internationals (ODIs) with more than 10,000 runs under his belt.
The former Indian skipper of two World Cup-winning teams, also happens to be an honorary “Lieutenant Colonel” with the Indian Territorial Army, and a qualified paratrooper!
So here was a look at all the achievements and the net worth estimate of such a hardworking overachiever with a glorious cricketing career that spanned over 16 years. And his brand value seems to be growing exponentially.
These figures have been compiled from many different sources and are, at best, the closest estimates and most in depth information about M.S Dhoni and his net worth.