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Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 26, 2022

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Short Biography

Mahendra Singh Dhoni popularly known as MS Dhoni was born on 07-07-1981 in Ranchi in the state of Jharkhand, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player who played for the Indian National Cricket Team as a batsman and weeket-keeper. He retired on 15-08-2020 from all form of international cricket.

Other Name: M. S. Dhoni, Mahi, MS, MSD, Captain Cool

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Complete Bio & Career

This great Indian Cricketer ruled the Indian team as a captain for a long period in limited overs format between 2007 and 2016 and in Test Cricket between 2008 and 2014. Dhoni is a strategic right-handed batsman and brilliant wicket keeper. He is best known for the way in which he tends to finish the limited-overs cricket match. However, his ODI debut match was against Bangladesh in the year 2004 and played his debut test match in the consecutive year.
The Indian captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was exclusively responsible for achieving back to back trophies after taking over the responsibility from Rahul Dravid. Moreover, the most prominent trophies bagged by the Indian cricket team are ICC World Cup Twenty20 (2007), CB Series (2007 – 2008), Asia Cup (2010), ICC Cricket World Cup (2011), and ICC Champions Trophy (2013).
As a matter of fact, Dhoni is the first captain who has won 3 ICC limited-overs trophies and he ultimately tends to break the record. In his captaincy, the Indian team had reached the position number 1 in the ICC test rankings in 2009. He finally decided to hand on the captaincy baton to Virat Kohli in 2017 as he decided to play only as a player. He is as fit as ever and Indian team will be relying heavily on his experience to bring home the World Cup in 2019.
He resigned from Air India where he previously employed and was elected as the Vice President of India Cements Ltd. India Cements is the owner of Chennai Super Kings. Also, Dhoni is the co-owner of the Chennaiyin FC. Recently, in the year 2016, a movie called M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was released based on his biography.
The IPL's team CSK bought him for INR 12 crores for IPL 2022 matches.

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Honours & Awards

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna National Sports Award 2007 Cricket
Padma Shri Civilian Award 2009 Sports
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2018 Sports

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Pan Singh
Mother Devaki Devi
Brother Narendra Singh Dhoni
Sister Jayanti Gupta
Affair/Girlfriend Sakshi Dhoni
Wife Sakshi Dhoni (Marriage Date: 04-07-2010) 
Son None
Daughter Ziva Singh Dhoni (Birthday: 06-02-2015)

He was born to Pan Singh and Devaki Devi. He has an elder brother named Narendra Singh Dhoni and an elder sister named Jayanti Gupta. On 04-07-2010, he married Sakshi Dhoni. Together the couple is blessed with a daughter named Ziva Singh Dhoni who was born on 06-02-2015.

MS Dhoni with his wife Sakshi Dhoni & daughter Ziva Singh Dhoni

Life's Important Dates Of Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Harmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
School DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand
College St. Xaviers College, Ranchi
Qualification College dropout
Hobbies Biking and playing football
Marital Status Married
Debut ODI- 23 December 2004 against Bangladesh at Chittagong Test- 2 December 2005 against Sri Lanka at Chennai T20 - 1 December 2006 against South Africa at Johannesburg
Net Worth $100 Million (600 Crore INR)


Bike Collections Hero Karizma ZMR, Yamaha Rxz, Yamaha 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
Car Collections 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


Favorite Color Blue and Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket, Football
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , John Abraham
Favorite Movie Agneepath and Sholay
Favorite Singer Kishore Kumar
Favorite Place Sri Lanka and Goa
Favorite Food Chicken Butter Masala, Chicken Tikka Pizza, Kebabs, Yellow Dal, Sonpapdi, Gulab Jamun and Rasgullas
Favourite Cricket Ground Lord's Cricket Ground , London Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
Favorite Bowler Bowler : Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee
Favorite Coach Keshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya
Favorite Shot Helicopter shot and Paddlesweep

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mahendra Singh Dhoni

  • Before taking up cricket full-time, Dhoni excelled in football and badminton.
  • Dhoni was an excellent goalkeeper and his skills in football caught the attention of his childhood coach Keshav Bannerjee, who urged him to try his hand at cricket and wicketkeeping.
  • He was a Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur railway station from 2001 to 2003.
  • While playing for the Central Coal Fields Limited in the Sheesh Mahal tournament, Dhoni used to get Rs 50 from his coach Deval Sahay for each six that he hit in the matches.
  • He is the only captain in world cricket to win all three ICC trophies - 2007 World T20, 2011 World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy.
  • Dhoni made sure to keep his wedding away from the media glare and it was attended only by his close friends and family members
  • Dhoni has hit the most international sixes as captain (204).
  • Dhoni has always maintained that the Army is his first love and was conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel on 1 November 2011.

In 2018, MS Dhoni honoured with Padma Bhushan award by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

42 years, 9months, 16 days old age Mahendra Singh Dhoni will turn 43 on 07 July, 2024. Only 2 months, 13 days, 13 hours,1 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni has celebrated the total number of 43 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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