Former India cricketer MS Dhoni has been one of the highest-earning sports personalities since making his international debut in December, 2004.
Having debuted in a One-Day International (ODI) against Bangladesh, MS Dhoni has emerged as one of the most successful cricketers on and off the pitch.
Dhoni amassed 12,303 runs in 350 ODIs at an impressive average of 50.58 and a strike rate of 87.56. He smashed 10 hundreds and 73 fifties.
The right-handed batter also scored 4,876 runs in 90 Tests at an average of 38.09 including six hundreds and 33 half-centuries to his name.
He also featured in 98 T20Is, accumulating 1,617 runs at a strike rate of 126.13 while also maintaining a decent average of 37.60.
Overall, Dhoni is the fifth-highest run-scorer for the Indian cricket team across formats, amassing 17,092 runs in 535 matches at an average of 44.74. He registered 15 tons and 108 fifties in his illustrious career before retiring from international cricket on August 15, 2020.
Interestingly, the Ranchi-born cricketer is the only cricket captain in the history of the game to win all the ICC trophies - ICC T20 World Cup (2007), 50-over Cricket World Cup (2011), the Champions Trophy (2013) and the Asia Cup in 2010 and 2016.
Following his successes on the cricket field, Dhoni has become a reputed brand himself. He is one of the richest cricketers and also one of the top-earning sports personalities in the world.
MS Dhoni’s net worth
MS Dhoni’s net worth is estimated to be around $113 million (INR 846 crores) in 2022, which includes his salary and earnings from various endorsement deals.
The 2011 World Cup-winning captain is estimated to earn INR 50 crore every year, including his INR 12 crore per year contract with Team Chennai in the cash-rich Indian T20 League.
He also earns a fee of INR 2,00,000 while playing a match for Chennai in the Indian T20 League.
However, the majority of MS Dhoni’s income comes from his various endorsement deals. Dhoni has endorsed brands like Cars24, Indian Terrain, RedBus, Colgate, Panerai, LivFast, Indigo Paints, GoDaddy, Bharat Matrimony, Mastercard, Dream11 and Gulf Oil India.
Dhoni has also deals with Winzo, Sumadhura, Snickers India, Orient, Netmeds.com, Sound Logic, WardWiz, SRMB Steel, Lava, Oreo, SportsFit, Seven, Zed Black Agarbattis, Reebok, Exide Life Insurance, Pepsico, Boost, State of Jharkhand, Amity University, Oppo, Spartan Sports, Revital H, Aircel, TVS, Videocon D2h, Sonata, Cello, Siyarams and India Cements.
Dhoni reportedly received a whopping amount of INR 30 crores from his Bollywood biopic - M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story - which was released in 2016.
MS Dhoni’s bikes, cars and other assets
MS Dhoni has a huge car collection which comprises Audi, Mercedes, Mitsubishi Pajero, Range Rover, Hummer and Porsche.
Dhoni is also a massive bike enthusiast and has several luxurious bikes in his garage, including Confederate Hellcat X132, Harley-Davidson Sportster 48, Kawasaki Ninja H2, Ninja ZX-14R, Ducati 1098, Yamaha Thundercat and BSA Goldstar.
Dhoni also owns a seven-acre farmhouse in his hometown Ranchi, estimated to be around INR 6 crores. He also owns a luxury home in Dehradun, which is valued around INR 17.8 crores. The former India cricket team captain also has several real estate properties across the country.
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