Mahendra Singh DhoniHeight, Age,Girlfriend, Wife, Children,Family, Biography & More


 Mahendra Singh Dhoni Height, Age,Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More


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  Age: 41   Years

  Hometown : Ranchi, Jharkhand

  Marriage Date: 4 july 2010

 Full Name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
 Real Name Mahendra Singh Dhauni
 Nickname Mahi
 Names Earned MSD, MS, Captain Cool
 Profession Cricketer (Wicket- keeper)
 Physical Stats and More

 Height (approx.) 

  •  in centimeters- 175 cm
  •  in meters-1.75 m
  •  in feet inches- 5′ 9″

 Weight (approx.) 

  • in kilograms- 75 kg
  • in pounds-165 lbs
 Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 42 inches
  • Waist: 32 inches
  • Biceps: 14 inches
 Eye Colour Dark Brown
 Hair Colour Black
 International Debut 

  • ODI- 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh at Chittagong
  • Test-2 December 2005 against Sri Lanka at Chennai
  • T20 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
 Last Match

  •  ODI-9 July 2019 against New Zealand at Emirates Old TraffordTest- 26 December 2014 against Australia at Melbourne Cricket
  • GroundT20-27 February 2019 against South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium
 International Retirement 15 August 2020
 Jersey Number #7 (India) #7 (IPL)

 Domestic/State Team(s) 

  •  Asia XI,
  • Bihar,
  • Chennai Super Kings,
  • Jharkhand, 
  • Rising Pune Supergiants
 Coach/Mentor Keshav Banerjee and Chanchal
 Batting Style Right-Handed
 Bowling Style Right-Arm Fast Medium
 Favourite Shots Helicopter Shot and Paddlesweep
 Nature on Field Calm
 Likes to play against Pakistan and Australia

 Records (main ones) 

 Under his leadership, the Indian team won  significant competitions in all three forms, including the ODI World Cup in 2011, the Champions Trophy in 2013, and the Twenty20 World Cup in 2007. He also held the No. 1 test ranking for 18 months (2009–2011).

Ms Dhoni

  •  The ODI record holder for most hundreds scored when batting seventh.
  • The captain with the most sixes in international cricket.
  • Most stumpings in Worldwide cricket.
  •  183 runs, the highest total by a wicketkeeper batter in ODIs.
  • As a leader, he won the most T20 international games.
  • As a wicketkeeper in an international cricket match, he has bowled the most times.

Ms Dhoni bowling

  •  The only captain to score a century while playing at No. 7 in an ODI.
  •  First Indian wicket-keeper batter to get 4,000 runs in a Test.
  • Best score in a Test by an Indian captain (224 runs).
  •  After Ricky Ponting (324) and Stephen Fleming (303), he is the third leader in history to have led his team in 300 or more international matches.
  •  The only captain to have led more than 50 games in all three forms.
  • He was the first captain of India to win a Test series in New Zealand.
  • In July 2018, he set a record for the most stumpings in Twenty20 Internationals (33 stumpings in 91 matches).

 Turning Point in Career 

 Performance in the 2003-04 tri-nation event against Kenya and Pakistan A, where he scored 362 runs in 6 games and averaged 72.40.


 Awards, Honours, Achievements

 There are national honors

  •  Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2007)
  • Padma Shri (2009)
  • Padma Bhushan (2018)

Mahendra Singh Dhoni while receiving Padma Bhushan award



  • MTV Youth Icon of the Year (2006)
  •  ICC ODI Player of the Year (2008, 2009)
  • CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Sports (2011)
  • ICC Award for Spirit of Cricket (2011)
 Personal Life
 Date of Birth 7 July 1981
 Age(as of 2022) 41 Years
 Birthplace Ranchi, Jharkhand,(Then in bihar) India
 Zodiac sign Cancer
 SignatureMS Dhoni signature
 Home Town Ranchi, Jharhhand, India
 School DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir
 College/University St. Xaviers College, Ranchi, Jharkhand
 Educational Qualification College Dropout
 Religion Hinduism
 Caste Khas Rajput
 Food Habit Non-Vegetarian


 Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

MS Dhoni house in Ranchi



  •  Biking,
  • Swimming,
  • Playing Football 
  • Tennis,


  • In 2007, 40 people from his neighborhood complained to the Ranchi Regional Development Authority (RRDA) that M.S. Dhoni’s swimming pool used 15,000 liters of water every day to keep it clean. At the time, there was a big problem with water in his area.


  • He was accused of avoiding paying taxes on his Hummer H2 because it was wrongly registered as a Mahindra Scorpio, which has a registration fee of *53,000 instead of the required *4 lakhs.


  • During the spot-fixing scandal in the 2013 IPL, the Supreme Court kept an eye on Dhoni. Gurunath Meiyappan, who was named in a betting charge sheet, was in touch with him. Later, Dhoni said that Gurunath Meiyappan was just a fan of cricket. Meiyappan, on the other hand, was a full-fledged team owner.


  • In 2016, he quit his job as a brand spokesperson for the Amrapali real estate group after residents of one of the Amrapali units ran a social media campaign about problems with the community’s infrastructure.


  •  In November 2022, he filed a contempt case against IPS officer G Sampath Kumar at the Madras High Court because of what Kumar had said while he was looking into the 2013 spot-fixing and betting scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
 Relationships and More
 Marital status  Married


  Priyanka Jha(died in 2002)


MS Dhoni's ex-girlfriend Lakshmi Rai
Lakshmi Rai(South Indian actress)


 Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)

 Marriage Date 4 july 2010
 Wife/Spouse Sakshi Dhoni

MS Dhoni with his wife Sakshi Dhoni

 Children  Daughter – Ziva

MS Dhoni with his daughter ziva

  Son – None




  • Mother – Devki Devi
  • Father – Pan Singh (MECON employee : worked at junior management position)MS Dhoni's parents and wife


 Brother – Narendra Singh Dhoni (Elder, Politician)

MS Dhoni's elder brother Narendra Singh Dhoni


  Sister – Jayanti Gupta (Elder)

MS Dhoni's sister , Jayanti Gupta (Elder)



 Cricketer (s) 

  • Batsmen : Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist.
  • Bowlers : Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee,

 Cricket Ground(s) 

  •  Lord’s Cricket Ground,
  • London Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne


  • Chicken Butter Masala,
  • Chicken Tikka Pizza,
  • Kebabs,
  • Yellow Dal,
  • Sonpapdi,
  • Gulab Jamun and
  • Rasgullas,
 Football Player Cristiano Ronaldo
 Teniss Player Rafael Nadal
  •  Amitabh Bachchan,
  • John Abraham,
  •  Anjelina Jolie,
  • Deepika Padukone
  •  Agneepath,
  • Sholey
 Musician Kishore Kumar
 Colour(s) Blue and Black
 Travel Destination(s) Srilanka, Goa
 Style Quotient

 Cars Collection

  Open Mahindra Scorpio, Maruti SX4, Hummer H2, Toyota Corolla, Land Rover Freelander, GMC Sierra, Mitsubishi Pajero Sfx, Mitsubishi Out Lander, Porsche 911, Audi Q7 SUV, Ferrari 599, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

MS Dhoni with his 1971 vintage land rover series 3

 Note: In December 2021, he added a 1971 vintage Land Rover 3 to his garage after participating in an auction held by Big Boy Toyz.



 Bikes Collection

Kawasaki Ninja H2, Confederate Hellcat, BSA, Suzuki Hayabusa, a Norton Vintage, Hero Karizma ZMR, Yamaha Rxz, Thundercat, Yamaha Rx, Ducati 1098, Yamaha Rd 350, Tvs Apache, Kawasaki zx14r Ninja, Confederate Hellcat X 132, Harley Davidson Fat boy, Enfield Machismo, Customized Tvs Dirt bike, TVS Ronin (bought in February 2023)

MS Dhoni with Harley Davidson and other bikes
MS Dhoni with Harley Davidson and other bikes
  Money Factor
 Salary (aprox.) Rs. 15 Crore (IPL 2019)
 Net Worth (aprox.) 103 million




Several Uncommon Realities About Mahendra Singh Dhoni


  • Does Mahendra Singh Dhoni smoke? : No.


  • Do you know if Mahendra Singh Dhoni drinks alcohol? He does on occasion.


  • His ancestors settled in the village of Lawli, which is located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. His father, Pan Singh, left the village for a job in a steel mill in Ranchi in the 1970s.


The native house of MS Dhoni's family is in Lawli Village in the Almora district of Uttarakhand.
The native house of MS Dhoni’s family is in Lawli Village in the Almora district of Uttarakhand.



  • The last name of MS Dhoni is Dhauni, not Dhoni. His uncle, Ghanpath Singh Dhauni, said that his last name was misspelled on his school records, which could not be fixed no matter how many times he asked.


  • He got a score of 65% on his 10th Boards.


  • In 1993, his school’s cricket teacher, KR Banerjee, first saw him as a goalkeeper. He then asked him to try his hand at wicket-keeping.
MS Dhoni in younger days
MS Dhoni in younger days
  • During the Talent Resource Development Wing (TRDW) match in Jamshedpur, the former cricket captain of Bengal, PC Poddar, saw a lot of promise in him. After that, he was picked for the Bihar U-19 team and got 176 runs in five games during the 1998–99 season.


  • When Dhoni was trying to make the India team in 2002, he fell in love with Priyanka Jha. But Priyanka died in the same year in a car crash.


  • Even though he played for Bihar as a senior from 1999 to 2003, East Zone selectors ignored his consistent play. After that, he was moved to West Bengal, where he worked as a ticket collector at Kharagpur train station for three years (2001-2003).


  • Sourav Ganguly asked him to move to Kolkata in 2003, but he turned him down. Instead, he went back to Bihar and went to the National Cricket Academy there.


  • In 2004, he was chosen to play for India. This changed his life. A journey that took him to Zimbabwe and Kenya, where he did very well.


  • On his first ODI, which was on December 23, 2004, against Bangladesh, he was out for a duck.
  • In Vishakapatnam, where Pakistan is India’s biggest enemy, Dhoni hit 148 runs in 123 balls for his first ODI century.


  • Before, he had long hair for two reasons: first, he was a big fan of John Abraham, and second, he thought it was lucky


MS Dhoni HD wallpaper


  • He was chosen as the MTV Youth Icon in 2006.


  • Even though he had a lot of early success, he stayed grounded and still hangs out with his school friends.


  • Sachin Tendulkar was the one who In 2007, his name was put forward to be India’s captain. After that, the Indian cricket team went to new heights.


  • He and his wife Sakshi have known each other since they were kids, but they fell in love when they met in Kolkata in the winter of 2007 through Dhoni’s boss and friend Yudhajit Dutta. Dhoni asked his boss for her number, and when he later sent her a message, she didn’t believe it at first. They dated for three years before getting married in a small ceremony in 2010.


  • The Indian Territorial Army gave him the rank of Lt. Colonel in 2011.
MS Dhoni as Lt Colonel of Indian territorial army
MS Dhoni as Lt Colonel of Indian territorial army
  • He paid the most taxes of any Indian athlete in 2012, 2013, and 2014.


John Abraham is a good friend of  Dhoni 


MS Dhoni with John Abraham
MS Dhoni with John Abraham
  • He is thought to have one of the best finishes in modern cricket, and he is known for hitting a six at the end of ODI matches. One of his most famous sixes came in the 2011 ICC World Cup final against Sri Lanka, which won the game.


  • Dhoni’s childhood friend Santosh Lal taught him his signature shot, called “The Helicopter Shot.” Lal died in July 2013.


  • Forbes magazine put him at #31 on their list of the highest-earning athletes in the world in 2012. This put him ahead of well-known athletes like Wayne Rooney of Manchester United and Usain Bolt, who is the fastest man in the world.


  • During the Australia tour in December 2014, he revealed his retirement from Tests after the Melbourne test match. At the time, he was just one test match loss away from tying the record for being the captain of the team that lost the most test matches abroad.


  • Mahi Residency, a hotel in Ranchi, is named after him. After he made the Indian national cricket team in 2004, the hotel was named after him.
MS Dhoni's hotel in Ranchi
MS Dhoni’s hotel in Ranchi
  • Dhoni loves animals and has two of them as pets: a Labrador named Zarah and an Alsatian called Sam.
MS Dhoni with his pets
MS Dhoni with his pets
  • He likes bikes and is a co-owner of Mahi Racing Team India’ in the Supersport World Championship.
MS Dhoni's Mahi racing team India
MS Dhoni’s Mahi racing team India
  • In 2016, he worked with Rhiti Group to start a clothing line called “Seven.”


  • It was said that he took 40 crores from the people who made the 2016 movie M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, which starred Sushant Singh Rajput as his real-life story.


  • He loves clothes and items with “camouflage” patterns.


  • On April 2, 2018, President Ram Nath Kovind gave him the Padma Bhushan, which is India’s third-highest citizen award. Dhoni made this important event even more special by wearing a military uniform and marching past the guests at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • In an Instagram post on August 15, 2020, he said that he was leaving international cricket.



  • On August 15, 2020, his wife Sakshi Dhoni posted a picture and a video of a bright red Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (a muscle car from the 1970s) on her Instagram account, adding the new car to MS Dhoni’s impressive collection of cars.


  • The poster for the graphic book Atharva: The Origin came out on February 2, 2022. It was made by Virzu Studios and Midas Deals Pvt. Ltd. Dhoni is a superhero and the head of a group of warriors in this graphic novel.

MS Dhoni'd graphic novel atharva


  • On March 24, 2022, CSK announced that Dhoni had chosen to give Ravindra Jadeja the captaincy. Dhoni had led the team for twelve years, winning four titles and coming in second five times.  In a release, CSK said,


“MS Dhoni has chosen that Ravindra Jadeja will take over as captain of the Chennai Super Kings. Since 2012, Jadeja has been a key part of Chennai Super Kings. He will be only the third player to lead CSK.


  • Under the name MS Dhoni Entertainment, he has made three low-budget movies: Roar of Lion, The Hidden Hindu, and Blaze to Glory. In October 2022, it was revealed that his banner will make feature films in Tamil and other southern Indian languages like Telugu and Malayalam.







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