Cricket wicketkeeper catching a ball behind stumps
Cricket wicketkeeper catching a ball behind stumps

MS Dhoni Bio:  

MS Dhoni is a well-known cricketer from India. His full name is Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was born on July 7, 1981. His current age is 38. MS Dhoni was born in a small town in India known as Jharkhand. He always wanted to become a cricketer, and that was the reason he started playing when he was very young. With this courage and hard work, he was able to achieve his place at a very young age.  

Furthermore, he has been ranked as the highest scorer in ODIs. Under his captaincy, Indian has won several matches, and that is the reason every person knew him very well. Whether it’s about representing India Internationally or in home town, he has always proved himself as No.1.  

Not just that, he has won various awards and medals for India, and that’s why he is known as one of the best players of the Indian cricket team. He also holds numerous captaincy records such as Indian captain in Tests, ODIs and many more.  

A biopic has also been made on the player. The movie‘s name is M.S Dhoni: The Untold Story.  

Age & Birth Place: 

He was born in the small town of Indian, recognized as Jharkhand. His date of birth is July 7, 1981, and he is 38 years old. His zodiac sign is Cancer.   


He completed his education from DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamal. There he used to play different games such as football & badminton. He was also the goalkeeper of the football team and used to participate in different games as well. In addition to that, he used to play street cricket, which helped him to go for his passion. This was the reason when he decided to continue cricket after 10th grade.  

After that, he joined St. Xavier’s College and got a scholarship based on the sport. Due to his busy schedule, he was not able to perform well, and that’s why he dropped out in the second semester. After that, he didn’t continue his studies because of his game.  

Cricket batsman in action
Cricket batsman in action


He was always active in different sports, including football, cricket, and badminton. This was the reason he decided to play cricket after his 10th grade. He was first picked for the ODI Bangladesh tour in 2004/2005. During that tour, his performance won the heart of many people, and that was the reason people started to recognize him. 

In his 5th one-day international, he scored 148, and that was the highest score made by Indian wicket-keeper. In the 2012 World Cup performance, he was given the title of Indian Captain, and that’s what motivated him. The team was able to win consecutive games, and that’s how he was known as one of the best players of all time.  

Personal life:  

He got married to Sakshi in 2010, who was a simple girl from Dehradun. He has a daughter named Ziva Dhoni.  

Net Worth:  

The estimated net worth of Dhoni is around $111 million, and his estimated salary is $5 million per year.  

Awards & Achievements:  

  • Padma Bhushan (2018) 
  • ICC ODI player of the year (200r9, 2008) 
  • Padma Shri (2009)  
Date of BirthJuly 7, 1981
Place of Birth (Born)Jharkhand, India
Turned ProfessionalCricketer
Height1.75 m
Salary Contract$5 Million
Net Worth$111 Million
Official Website (It’s a brand by MS Dhoni)

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