Former India captain MS Dhoni is one of the most popular cricketers in the world. Despite his retirement from the international game in 2020, Dhoni still continues to be a fan favorite. As an international cricketer, Dhoni had a glorious career. Not only was he popular on the cricket field, but also earned a substantial reputation in the commercial world. He still continues to be approached by top brands to promote their products which contributes a majority to MS Dhoni net worth.
Dhoni was an honest servant of Indian cricket who did his job without any fuss. Under his captaincy, Team Indian realized their World Cup dream after 28 years. He led resurgence in Indian cricket with a win in the 2007 T20 World Cup. Dhoni's popularity grew manifolds ever since his association with Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.
MS Dhoni| Details & Player Profile
MS Dhoni was born in a middle-class family in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Dhoni's family moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi due to his father's job, who was part of the junior management in MECON. Dhoni was an active kid who was fond of sports from a very young age. He primarily started as a goalkeeper in football before he was sent to a cricket club where he took up wicket-keeping. While he loved batting more, his coach insisted him to keep wickets as the school needed a wicket-keeper in the team.
|Net Worth||$113 Million|
|Date of Birth||July 7, 1981|
After a series of breakthrough performances in the India A matches, Dhoni made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2005. For a starter, he was a recognized as a flashy, attacking middle-order batter who gradually moulded himself to become a finisher who was for long craved in Indian cricket. It didn't take him long to make huge strides from one of the rookies in the team to captain India in the 2007 T20 WC. There was looking back for Dhoni as the world saw emerge into a fine leader who would conquer the cricketing domain in the decade to follow.
MS Dhoni Net Worth
As of 2022, MS Dhoni's net worth is estimated around $113 million. Even after Dhoni ranks among one of the richest cricketers in the world. A majority of Dhoni's net worth is contributed by his endorsements and the return from various investments that he's made in the recent past. Until 2020, he was a contracted player with the BCCI which helped his finances a great deal. However, since the last two years, his income from cricket has been limited to his IPL contract with Chennai Super Kings.
MS Dhoni Annual Salary
A large sum of Dhoni's annual salary depends on his brand endorsements and the IPL. Apart from his IPL contract, a host of Dhoni's brands are active during the IPL due to his high popularity in the league. As per reports, it is believed that the CSK captain charges nearly INR 4-6 Crores per day for an endorsement. In 2020, it was estimated that he earned aa mount nearing INR 120-150 crore during the IPL. His average annual salary is well over INR 50 Crores.
MS Dhoni IPL Salary
In IPL 2022, MS Dhoni was retained by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as the captain of the team. While he opted not to be retained as the first retention, Dhoni was offered INR 12 Crores after a pay cut of INR 3 Crores from the last season. His association with CSK offers mutual benefits to both, franchise and the player. Over the years, the franchise has witnessed a high increase in their brand value due given Dhoni's popularity among the fans. And vice-versa, it has helped Dhoni garner interest in more brands due to enormous reach among during the IPL.
MS Dhoni Endorsements & Income
Dhoni endorses a host of brands across various domains. Over the years, he's became the face for a majority of brands. Some of his most popular signings include Dream11, GoDaddy, Gulf Engine Oil, Mastercard, Cars24, Yippee Noodles, jeevansathi.com, Bharat Matrimony, and others. In the last few years, the 40-year old has been spotted in the Star Sports promotional ads ahead of each IPL season. Dhoni has been able to reposition himself as an actor. In every ad he appears as a different personality and embodies the essence of the brand itself, thereby inspiring trust,” Ambi Parameswaran, founder, BrandBuilding.com told BrandWagon Online.
MS Dhoni Social Media Engagements
Dhoni has never been too active in terms of his presence on various social media platforms. The cricketer has often restrained in sharing moments out of his personal life on the social media. Despite that fact, Dhoni's Instagram post that announced his retirement, crossed over 48 millions views within hours. Fans have continued to adore him even as they crave to get closer to their most beloved Indian cricketer.
- Instagram – 37.7 Million
- Twitter – 8.4 Million
MS Dhoni Investments
Apart from cricket, the passion towards various other sports still drives Dhoni, and it is quite evident in his investments. He is the co-owner of Chennaiyin FC, a Chennai-based football club in the Indian Super League. Dhoni is also a co-owner of Ranchi Rays, a home-based hockey club. Additionally, the legendary cricketer co-owns a Supersport World Championship team Mahi Racing Team India.
Dhoni's most popular investment is in his own clothing and footwear brand, SEVEN. Inspired by his own jersey number, he launched the brand in 2016 and continues to a be profit-making company. For a few years, Dhoni even sported a SEVEN sticker on his bat to call for its promotion. One can easily encounter SEVEN stores at various locations in India.
Dhoni has also showed keen interest in modern-age startups that have a future-bound targets. Recently, he invested an undisclosed amount in the Bangalore-based startup Khatabook. He is even the brand ambassador of the app. As per the reports, the startup managed to raise over $29 million alongside Dhoni's willing investment in the company.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q. What is the net worth of MS Dhoni?
Virat Kohli’s total net worth is around $113 Million (INR 846 Crores)
Q. What is the Salary of MS Dhoni?
MS Dhoni holds an estimated income of over INR 50 crore per year.
Q. What is the height of MS Dhoni?
The height of MS Dhoni is 180 cm (5′ 9”).