MS Dhoni is one of the greatest cricketers to have ever represented the Indian Cricket Team. His meteoric rise from a small town boy to the most decorated skipper of Indian cricket team is one of the most fascinating stories in the cricketing folklore. Not surprisingly, he made a fortune from the game that many few have achieved till date in this game. So through this article we take a look at MS Dhoni’s net worth, MS Dhoni Endorsements and MS Dhoni Salary.
Dhoni made his international debut way back in 2004. It was a debut to forget as he was run out for a duck against Bangladesh. However, the start was not at all the indication of how the coming years were going to be. The boy wonder from Ranchi went on to write one of the most beautiful scripts in the game both as a batsman and captain.
In just his 5th ODI, he scored a blistering 148 against Pakistan and did not look back since then. He established himself as one of India’s premier batsman in ODIs. The most memorable moment of Dhoni’s early part of the career arrived in 2007 when he led a bunch of youngsters to the World T20 title in South Africa.
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He was soon given the captaincy in all the format, and the rest is all history. Till date, he is the only skipper to have won all the ICC events after leading India to World Cup glory in 2011 followed by the Champions Trophy title in 2013.
He also led the Indian team to the pinnacle of Test cricket in 2009 in addition to winning several historic overseas series.
MS Dhoni’s record as a batsman is equally impressive. The only Indian to play 500 international games, Dhoni has scored over 15,000 international runs.
His achievements in the Indian Premier League is also second to none. He is only the second skipper after Rohit Sharma to lead a team to three titles. The former India skipper led the Chennai Super Kings to their third title in 2018.
Looking at his achievements, it is very much clear that he is one of the most successful cricketers of this generation. As a result of his on-field exploits, he has pocketed a huge fortune through match-fees, retainer-fee, endorsement and other sources.
MS Dhoni Endorsements:
The wicketkeeper-batsmen is the brand ambassador of Dream 11, Aircel, Pepsi, Orient PSPO, Spartan Sports, Reebok, Boost, Amity University, Gulf Oil, Amrapali Group, Ashok Leyland, McDowell’s Soda, Big Bazaar, Exide Batteries, TVS Motors, Sony Bravia, Sonata Watches, Dabur Chyawanprash, Lays Wafers, Lafarge Customer Service and Maxx Mobile.
He is also the Vice President (Marketing) at the India Cements. Former BCCI president N Srinivasan owns the company. Not to forget, Dhoni also co-owns several sporting franchises.
He is the co-owner of football club Chennaiyin FC, Ranchi based hockey club Ranchi Rays and Supersport World Championship team Mahi Racing Team India.
Currently, MS Dhoni’s net worth is estimated to be around $111 million.
In 2015, Dhoni was ranked 23rd in the list of top 100 highest paid athletes in the world. At that time, his earnings were US $31 million. However, he failed to break into the list in 2017 with Virat Kohli being the only cricketer to feature in the list.