Cricket fans around the world don’t need any introduction to this man! He is more than a legend now. We are talking about India’s greatest captain and wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Statistics don’t lie when it comes to this man’s success. It is Dhoni’s leadership role that has been the highlight of his career. The ace captain has won everything under the sky that is possible in cricket – World Cup, World T20, Champions Trophy among others.
In 2015, Dhoni was ranked 23rd in the list of top 100 highest-paid athletes around the globe. His earnings were estimated at Rs 216 crore. The BCCI updated the annual player contracts for the period from October 2018 to September 2019. Under this, MS Dhoni has Grade A contract which means he receives Rs 5 crore as his salary. Apart from BCCI, Mahi plays for Chennai Super Kings and the skipper has been retained for the INR 15 crore IPL salary contract.
Though his bat has slowed down a bit, Mahi is scoring big on television screens. In recent days, we have seen Mahi endorsing brands such as Colgate, RedBus, Bharat Matrimony, GoDaddy, Snickers, Netmeds.com, MasterCard India, Dream 11, Zed Black Agarbatti, and many more. According to reports, MS Dhoni earns more than Rs 195 crore through endorsements.
Apart from cricket, he is a successful businessman. MS Dhoni is the co-owner of Ranchi based Hockey club Ranchi Rays and also owned Chennai based Football club- Chennaiyin FC in Indian Super League. Besides, he has also partnered with South Indian film superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna and brought a Supersport World Championship team: Mahi Racing Team India. He also owns a hotel named Hotel Mahi Residency. Being a fitness freak, Dhoni also has 200 gyms across the country under the name SportsFit. Dhoni is also the ambassador of SEVEN, a lifestyle brand which he himself launched in February 2016. Dhoni’s garage is full of bikes. The world knows his love for bikes. He holds a wide range of heavy bikes such as Ducati 1098, Confederate Hellcat X 132, Enfield Machismo, Kawasaki Zx14r Ninja, Harley Davidson Fat boy etc. He also has possession of a number of luxurious cars.
Without a doubt, with such a high calibre of talent and success, the money Gods are always going to shower wealth on him.