MS Dhoni Net Worth 2022: IPL Salary, Income, Bank Balance, Wife, Stats, Endorsements, Car Collection, House

MS Dhoni has a net worth of INR 808 crore in 2022. His net worth is USD (dollars) is approximately $110 Million. 

Regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of this generation, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the captain of the Indian cricket team in all three formats.

He announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on 15 August 2020 via his Instagram. 

Dhoni is widely considered as one of the best captains the sport of cricket has ever seen. 

Knows for his calm and composed demeanor on and off the field, he’s fondly known as “captain cool” by the cricket fraternity. 

He has captained Team India for 331 matches (60 Tests, 199 ODIs, and 72 T20Is), which is the highest by any captain across all the formats of the game.

Dhoni is also the only captain to have won all the three major ICC limited-overs tournaments.

Let’s read on to find details about MS Dhoni’s net worth, biography, wife, age, salary, wiki, car collection, endorsement fees, house pics, caste, height, stats, career, and more!


 

MS Dhoni Net Worth 2022 

MS Dhoni’s net worth in 2022 is INR 808 crore. His salary from BCCI, IPL, endorsements, advertisements, properties, and investments- all contribute to his enormous net worth. 

MS Dhoni’s net worth in USD (dollars) is $110 million.

Dhoni charges brands anywhere between Rs 4-6 crore per day for his shoots. He is estimated to earn around Rs. 250 crore from long-term endorsement contracts.

NameMahendra Singh Dhoni
Profession Cricketer
Net Worth$110 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesINR 808 crore
Net Worth in Dollars$110 Million
Monthly IncomeINR 5 crore (approx)
Annual IncomeINR 50 crore + (approx)
Income SourceCricket, Endorsements, Advertisements, Investments
IPL SalaryINR 15 crore
Luxury Bikes Owned50 +
Luxury Cars Owned10+

MS Dhoni Net Worth 2022: Growth in the Past 5 Years

Ms Dhoni’s net worth has grown significantly in the past 5 years. 

Ms Dhoni’s Net Worth 2021$110 Million
Ms Dhoni’s Net Worth in 2020$100 Million
Ms Dhoni’s Net Worth in 2019$95 Million
Ms Dhoni’s Net Worth in 2018$90 Million
Ms Dhoni’s Net Worth in 2017$86 Million
Ms Dhoni’s Net Worth in 2016$72 Million

MS Dhoni Biography and Biodata

MS Dhoni had an amazing rags-to-riches story, from being a ticket collector at the Kharagpur railway station to one of the richest cricketers in the world. 

ms dhoni family childhood
Credits: News10

Born in Ranchi, Bihar, Dhoni was scouted by his P.E. teacher in school as a wicketkeeper, although Dhoni always saw himself as a goalkeeper.

Dhoni’s paternal village Lwali is in Almora District of Uttarakhand. His parents moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi, as his father had a job working in junior management positions in MECON (a government-owned engineering consultancy service provider).

NameMahendra Singh Dhoni
Age39 years
Father’s NamePan Singh 
Mother’s NameDevki Devi
SiblingsNarendra Singh Dhoni (elder, Politician), Jayanti Gupta (elder sister)
Marital StatusMarried (4thJuly, 2010)
WifeSakshi Dhoni
ChildrenZiva (daughter)
Date of Birth7th July, 1981
Place of Birth Ranchi, Jharkhand
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Nickname Mahi, Captain Cool
Education

College Dropout.

  • School: DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Ranchi.College: St. Xaviers College, Ranchi
Profession Cricketer
Horoscope Cancer
Hair Color Black
Eye ColorDark Brown
Height 175 cm or 5′ 9″ (approx)
Weight 75kg (approx)
HometownRanchi, Jharkhand, India
HobbiesBiking, Swimming, playing Football and Tennis.
House addressHarmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Girlfriends
  • Priyanka Jha (died in 2002)Lakshmi Rai (South-Indian actress)Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)
Coach/MentorKeshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya
Batting styleRight-Handed
Bowling styleRight-Arm Fast Medium
Net Worth 2022Rs. 808 crores
Yearly SalaryRs. 50 Crores +
Domestic TeamsAsia XI, Bihar, CSK, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Super Giants.
Jersey Number7
Favorite ShotHelicopter shot and Paddle Sweep
Runs 4,876 (Tests), 10,773 (ODI), 1,617 (T20I)
Social MediaFacebook, Twitter, Instagram

Dhoni is a fan of Australian star Adam Gilchrist and Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar. A Bollywood fanatic, Dhoni enjoys the work of actor Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Dhoni wanted to become a goalkeeper during his school days and even played as a keeper for his school team. However, his coach thought his keeping skills could be better utilised in cricket.

MS Dhoni Career

Since his school football coach sent Dhoni to play cricket for a local cricket club, his life changed dramatically. 

Dhoni’s excellent wicketkeeping skills made him a regular wicketkeeper at the Commando Cricket Club (1995–1998). 

In 1998, when Mahi was in 12th grade, he was selected by Deval Sahay, a former Bihar Cricket Association Vice President and Ranchi District Cricket President, to play for the Central Coal Fields Limited (CCL) team. 

While playing in the CCL, Deval Sahay used to give him Rs 50 for each six that he hit in Sheesh Mahal tournament cricket matches!

Domestic Career

In 1999, MS made his Ranji debut for Bihar at just the age of 18. Dhoni announced his arrival with a bang, hitting 68* on debut against Assam. He finished the season with 283 runs in 5 matches.

While playing domestic cricket, Dhoni was not able to make ends meet as the salary of domestic cricketers was not that much at that time.

Hence, he served as a Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur railway station from 2001 to 2003, a job that he got with the sports quota. 

Dhoni was part of the East Zone squad that won the Deodhar Trophy 2003–2004 season. He scored 244 runs in 4 matches, including a century against the Central zone.

Dhoni with Soundarya and Anupam Kher
Dhoni with Soundarya and Anupam Kher. Credits: Catchnews

Since Dhoni belonged to a small town, his talent was going unnoticed by selectors. However, he was finally discovered via the BCCI’s small-town talent-spotting initiative TRDW (Talent Resource Development Wing).

Prakash Poddar, captain of Bengal in the 1960s and part of the TRDW spotted Dhoni’s potential after watching him play for Jharkhand Jamshedpur in 2003.  

He immediately sent a report to the NCA (National Cricket Academy) and was eventually picked for India A squad for a tour of Zimbabwe and Kenya. Dhoni performed well in India A matches and was picked in the ODI squad for the Bangladesh tour of 2004-05. 

International Career

Dhoni made his ODI debut on 23 December 2004 v Bangladesh. He didn’t have a great start to his international career and was out on duck after getting run-out. 

However, selectors showed faith in his abilities and Dhoni was selected in the Indian team for their series against Pakistan in 2005. 

In the 2nd ODI of the series, Dhoni in his career’s 5th ODI made a blistering 148 in Visakhapatnam off only 123 deliveries. It was the highest score by an Indian wicket-keeper at that time. 

Later that year, Dhoni was promoted to number 3 against Sri Lanka and made a record-breaking 183* off 145 balls, helping India chase down a target of 299. 

Dhoni’s 183 was the highest individual score in ODI cricket in the second innings, a record that was broken by Australian all-rounder Shane Watson seen years later. 

After a string of good performances, Dhoni took the captaincy from Rahul Dravid in 2007. He was also made the captain of the Indian side in the inaugural World Twenty20 tournament in September 2007. 

His brilliant captaincy saw India lift the trophy, beating Pakistan in a nail-biting final. 

Under Dhoni’s captaincy, India won the 2011 World Cup and later won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. With this achievement, Mahi became the first and the only captain in international cricket to claim all ICC trophies. 

MS Dhoni Stats | Batting Stats, Wicket-Keeping Stats, Captaincy Record

MS Dhoni Batting Career Summary
 
  M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 90 144 16 4876 224 38.09 8248 59.12 6 1 33 544 78
ODI 350 297 84 10773 183 50.58 12303 87.56 10 0 73 826 229
T20I 98 85 42 1617 56 37.6 1282 126.13 0 0 2 116 52
IPL 211 186 70 4669 84 40.25 3417 136.64 0 0 23 317 217
 
MS Dhoni Bowling Career Summary
 
  M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 90 7 96 67 0 0/1 0/1 4.19 0.0 0.0 0 0
ODI 350 2 36 31 1 1/14 1/14 5.17 31.0 36.0 0 0
T20I 98
IPL 211

MS Dhoni’s Captaincy Record

FormatMatchesWonLostDrawnTiedNRsWinning%
Tests602718150045
ODIs19911074041155.28
T20Is72412801256.94
Total3311781201551353.78

 

MS Dhoni Salary 2022

All cricketers in the national Indian Cricket Team get their salaries from BCCI. The salary is paid based on the category grades a player is drafted by the BCCI.

According to the BCCI annual contract list, MS Dhoni used to be in the Grade A+ category. Players in this category are paid a whopping 7 crores annually as their retainer fee.

Players in the Grade A+ category currently include Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah. 

Moreover, Dhoni was paid his per match fee of Rs.15 lakh for playing a Test Match, Rs.6 lakh for an ODI, and Rs.3 lakhs for a T20 match respectively.

FormatSalary
TestsRs. 15 lakhs
ODIRs. 6 lakhs
T20IRs. 3 lakhs

However, Dhoni is no longer playing for Team India and thus, not receiving any salary from BCCI.

However, Dhoni is making a bank with the IPL and his brand endorsements- both adding to MS Dhoni net worth 2022. 

Even after retiring from all formats of the game, Dhoni is still the 2nd wealthiest cricketer in the world right now.

With a net worth of $100 million, Dhoni continues to outshine current Indian cricketers in terms of wealth gained.

NameMahendra Singh Dhoni
MS Dhoni Salary Per MonthRs. 5-10 crores
MS Dhoni Salary Per YearRs. 50 crores +
MS Dhoni BCCI Salary (pre-retirement)Rs. 7 crores
MS Dhoni IPL SalaryRs. 15 crores

 

MS Dhoni IPL Salary 2022

MS Dhoni’s IPL salary in 2022 is ₹ 12 crore, making him one of the highest-paid cricketers in IPL 2022. Dhoni was retained by his franchise Chennai Super Kings ahead of the IPL Mega Auctions of 2022 for INR 12 crore.

In 14 seasons of the IPL, Dhoni has made over Rs.164 crores from his franchise CSK (Chennai Super Kings).

ms dhoni total ipl salary from 2008
Credits: Zee

As per reports, Dhoni also earned anywhere between Rs. 120-150 crore in IPL 2020 from endorsement deals.

Read More: The Top 30 Interesting Facts about MS Dhoni

Dhoni was bought by the Chennai Super Kings for Rs.6 crores in the inaugural season of the IPL and has been retained by the franchise since.

Dhoni, however, played 2 seasons with, now debunked, Rising Pune Supergiants when the CSK franchise was banned from the IPL due to spot-fixing allegations.

He was bought by Pune Supergiants for Rs. 12.5 crores and later returned to his home Chennai for Rs. 15 crores.

Dhoni has won four IPL trophies for CSK (2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021) and has scored 4746 runs in 220 matches at an average of 39+ including 23 fifties.

Here’s MS Dhoni’s IPL salary from 2008 to 2022:

YearTeamSalary
2022 (Retain)Chennai Super Kings₹ 120,000,000
2021 (Retain)Chennai Super Kings₹ 150,000,000
2020 (Retain)Chennai Super Kings₹ 150,000,000
2019 (Retain)Chennai Super Kings₹ 150,000,000
2018Chennai Super Kings₹ 150,000,000
2017Rising Pune Supergiant₹ 125,000,000
2016Rising Pune Supergiant₹ 125,000,000
2015Chennai Super Kings₹ 125,000,000
2014Chennai Super Kings₹ 125,000,000
2013Chennai Super Kings₹ 82,800,000
2012Chennai Super Kings₹ 82,800,000
2011Chennai Super Kings₹ 82,800,000
2010Chennai Super Kings₹ 60,000,000
2009Chennai Super Kings₹ 60,000,000
2008Chennai Super Kings₹ 60,000,000
TotalTotal Earnings₹ 1,648,400,000

MS Dhoni Instagram Income

MS Dhoni earns about Rs. 88 lakhs per sponsored post on Instagram and around 1.3 crores for each promotional video. 

The former captain of the Indian Cricket team has around 37.7 million Instagram followers, making him one of the most sort-after personalities for brand promotions.


Some Unknown Facts about MS Dhoni

Here are some interesting and yet, unknown facts about MS Dhoni

  • During his initial struggling years as a cricketer, Dhoni worked as a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at the Kharagpur Railway Station under South Eastern Railway in Midnapore from 2001 to 2003. 
  • Maahi is a huge WWE fan. His favorite wrestlers include the likes of Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart and Hulk Hogan!
  • Dhoni wanted to become a goalkeeper and even tried his hand at Badminton before he committing full-time to become a cricketer. 
Ticket Collector Dhoni
Ticket Collector Dhoni. Credits: Quora
  • He was recommended for the captaincy position by cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.
  • On November 1, 2011, Dhoni was given the title of Lieutenant Colonel by the Indian Territorial Army. He is only the second Indian after Kapil Dev to receive an honorary rank. 
  • He is the only captain to have won all the three major ICC limited-overs tournaments- T20I World Cup 2007, ODI World Cup 2011, and Champions Trophy 2013. 
  • Dhoni is the only player in history to win the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) ODI Player of the Year award twice– both in 2008 and 2009. 
  • Dhoni is a huge fan of superbikes. Apart from owning many luxurious bikes, he co-owns a motorcycle racing team with Telugu film star Akkineni Nagarjuna, called the Mahi Racing team. It’s also the country’s first World Superbike team. 
  • Bought by CSK for a whopping Rs.12 crores, Dhoni was the most expensive player in the first IPL auction. 
  • Dhoni has captained India in a total of 331 matches (60 Tests, 199 ODIs, and 72 T20Is), the highest by any captain across all the formats of the game.
  • With a winning percentage of 45% in Tests, 55.28% in ODIs, and 56.94% in T20I, Dhoni is India’s most successful captain ever. 

MS Dhoni House, Properties & Assets

Dhoni owns a luxury home in Dehradun, which he bought in the year 2011. 

The house is estimated at around Rs. 17.8 crores. Dhoni also owns multiple real estate properties.

ms dhoni dehradun house
Credits: Daily Sun

Currently, MS Dhoni lives with his family in his amazing farmhouse ‘Kailashpati’. The farmhouse comprises an area of 7-acres and is situated at Ranchi’s Ring Road.

ms dhoni ranchi house
Credits: Squareyards

The farmhouse took 3 years to build. The farmhouse includes a huge lawn, a gymnasium, as well as a swimming pool. 

MS Dhoni House in Ranchi Address: Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India


MS Dhoni Business Investments

Apart from his lavish properties, Dhoni has made investments in startups and businesses. He’s the owner of the gym franchise SportsFit and a fashion label by the name of Seven.

Dhoni is also the co-owner of various sporting franchises such as:

  • Ranchi-based hockey club Ranchi Rays, 
  • Chennai-based football club Chennaiyin FC, and 
  • Supersport World Championship team called Mahi Racing Team India. 

MS Dhoni Car Collection

MS Dhoni is a huge petrolhead and has a ton of luxury cars. While some cars were personally purchased by him, others were gifted to him by sponsors. Brands like Mercedes, Ferrari, Hummer, Audi, etc are all part of MSD’s garage. 

MS Dhoni Car Collection
Ferrari 599 GTO
ms dhoni nissan jonga
Credits: TeamBHP

Here’s a list of MS Dhoni’s car collection 2022 along with their price tags:

CarPrice
Range Rover SportsRs. 60 lacs +
Land RoverRs. 1 crores +
Audi Q7Rs. 80 lakh +
BMW 7 SeriesRs. 2 crores +
Mercedes G-WagonRs. 2 crores +
Land CruiserRs. 1 crores +
Hummer H2Rs. 1 crorers +
ScorpioRs. 10 lakh +
Ferrari 599 GTORs. 1.3 crores +

MS Dhoni Bike Collection

MS Dhoni has owned over 50 bikes. These include luxury bikes, superbikes, and vintage bikes.

Here’s a list of some of MS Dhoni’s bike collection 2022 along with their price tags:

BikePrice
Bullet 500Rs. 3 lakh
Suzuki HayabusaRs. 15 lakh
Suzuki IntruderRs. 10 lakh
Kawasaki Ninja H2RRs. 30 lakh
Yamaha R1Rs. 15 lakh
Ninja ZX-14RRs. 16 lakh
Yamaha ThundercatRs. 15 lakh
Ducati 1098Rs. 25-30 lakh
ms dhoni bike collection
Credits: GoMechanic
ms dhoni hayabusa bike
Credits: Carblogindia

MS Dhoni Endorsements | Brand Ambassador List

Even after retirement, Dhoni continues to be a mega-star in India. Dhoni charges brands anywhere between Rs 4-6 crore per day.

Dhoni earned anywhere between Rs. 120-150 crore in IPL 2020 from endorsement deals. 

He is estimated to earn approximately Rs. 250 crore from long-term endorsement contracts in 2020. Endorsements are a big contributor to MS Dhoni net worth 2021. 

Back in 2015, Dhoni was ranked 23rd on the Forbes list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes. His total earnings in 2015 were $31 million, including the amount from salary/winnings at $4 million and endorsements worth $27 million.

Dhoni’s brand value is said to be over $1.24 billion. Here’s a list of brands endorsed by MS Dhoni: 

  1. OPPO 
  2. Powerade 
  3. PokerStars 
  4. Cars24 
  5. Indian Terrain
  6. RedBus 
  7. Colgate 
  8. Panerai 
  9. LivFast 
  10. Indigo Paints
  11. GoDaddy 
  12. Bharat Matrimony
  13. Mastercard India 
  14. Sumadhura 
  15. Snickers India
  16. Orient 
  17. Netmeds.com
  18. Sound Logic
  19. WardWiz
  20. SRMB Steel
  21. Lava 
  22. SportsFit by MS Dhoni
  23. Seven 
  24. Zed Black Agarbattis
  25. Gulf Oil India 
  26. Reebok 
  27. Dream11
  28. Exide Life Insurance
  29. Pepsico
  30. Boost 
  31. State of Jharkhand
  32. Amity University
  33. Spartan Sports
  34. Aircel 
  35. TVS 
  36. Videocon D2h
  37. Sonata 
  38. Cello 
  39. Siyarams 
  40. India Cements 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is MS Dhoni 12th Pass? 

Yes, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is 12th Pass. Dhoni studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Dhoni scored 56% in 12th and 66% in 10th standard.

Is MS Dhoni Billionaire? 

No, MS Dhoni is not a billionaire. His total net worth is estimated at around $110 million or INR 808 crore in 2022.

What is MS Dhoni’s bank balance?

Dhoni’s bank balance is estimated at around $110 million or INR 808 crore in 2022.

Is MS Dhoni a Millionaire?

Yes, Dhoni is a millionaire. He has a net worth of $110 million.

What is the net worth of MS Dhoni?

MS Dhoni has a net worth of around INR 808 crore or $110 million

What is the monthly salary of MS Dhoni?

The monthly salary of MS Dhoni is INR 5 crore +. His annual income is around INR 50 crore. 

Is Dhoni richer than Sachin?

No, Dhoni is not richer than Sachin. Sachin has a net worth of INR 1114 crore while Dhoni has a net worth of INR 808 crore. 

MS Dhoni Net Worth 2022: Conclusion

MS Dhoni has been a pioneer in Indian cricket. From his power-hitting aggressive nature to his calm demeanor in crunch situations, Dhoni has been the perfect role model for young cricketers. 

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