Mahendra Singh Dhoni Height, Age, Net Worth, House, Affairs, Biography

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian cricketer, who is the captain of the Indian cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper. He also holds the post of Vice-President of India Cements Ltd. He is the fan of Adam Gilchrist, and his childhood idols were Sachin Tendulkar, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata Mangeshkar. Recently, his biopic titled M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story was released which starred Sushant Singh Rajput, Kiara Advani and Disha Patani.

Indian skipper MS Dhoni was born on 7 July 1981 in Ranchi, Bihar. He has studied at DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand where he initially excelled in badminton and football and was selected at district and club level for these sports. Dhoni was a goalkeeper for his football team and was sent to play cricket for a local cricket club by his football coach. He focused on cricket after his 10th standard. Dhoni was a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur railway station from 2001 to 2003, under South Eastern Railway in Midnapore (W), a district in West Bengal.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni got married on 4 July 2010. She is a native of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. She was studying Hotel Management and was working as a trainee at the Taj Bengal, Kolkata when she first met Mahi.  After the retirement of Sakshi’s father from tea gardens, their family shifted to their native place, Dehradun. On 6 February 2015, Sakshi and Dhoni became the parents of a baby girl named Ziva Dhoni.

MS Dhoni was born into a Rajput family. His parents moved from Uttarakhand to Ranchi where his father Pan Singh worked in junior management positions in MECON. He has a sister Jayanti Gupta and a brother Narendra Singh Dhoni.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni Height, Age, Net Worth and Biography

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Biography 
Born Name Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Nick NameMSD, MS, Mahi, Captain Cool
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman & Wicket-keeper)
Height & Physical Stats
Height in Feet/Inches5’ 9”
Height in Centimeters175 cm
Height in Meters1.75 m
Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Weight in Kilograms78 kg
Weight in Pounds172 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutODI- 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
Coach/MentorKeshav Banerjee and Chanchal Bhattacharya
Jersey Number#7(India)
Domestic/State TeamsAsia XI, Bihar, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Supergiants
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan and Australia
Records/Achievements (main ones)- Under his captaincy, Indian team won major tournaments in all 3 formats: the No.1 Test ranking for 18 months (2009-2011), the ODI World Cup in 2011, Champions Trophy in 2013 and the Twenty20 World Cup in 2007.
- Most centuries at the position of No.7 in ODIs.
- Most 6s in International Cricket as a captain.
- Most number of stumpings in International Cricket.
- Highest score by a wicket-keeper batsman in ODIs (183 runs).
- Won most T20 International matches as a captain.
- Most times bowled in International Cricket while playing a match as a wicket-keeper.
- Only skipper to score an ODIs century while batting at No.7
- First Indian wicket-keeper batsman to score 4,000 Test runs.
- Highlight score by an Indian captain in Tests (224 runs).
- 3rd skipper ever to have captained in 300+ international matches, after Ricky Ponting (324) and Stephen Fleming (303).
- Only skipper to to have captained 50+ matches in all 3 formats.
- First Indian captain to win a Test series in New Zealand.
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 July 1981
Age (as in 2017)36 Years
Birth PlaceRanchi, Jharkhand, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Profile ImageMahendra Singh Dhoni[19]
SchoolDAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, Ranchi, Jharkhand
UniversitySt. Xaviers College, Ranchi
Educational QualificationsCollege dropout
Father namePan Singh (MECON employee; worked at Junior Management position)
Mother nameDevki Devi
Brother nameNarendra Singh Dhoni (Elder)
Sister name Jayanti Gupta (Elder)
Controversies- In 2007, 40 residents of his locality filed a plea against Ranchi Regional Development Authority (RRDA) for wasting 15,000 litres of water in daily maintenance and swimming pool at the time when his locality was going through severe water crisis.
- He was involved in a tax evasion controversy over his Hummer H2, as the vehicle needed a registration charge of 4 lakhs (INR) in India, but it was mistakenly registered as a Mahindra Scorpio, the charge of registering which is 53,000 (INR).
- After the IPL betting scandal, his name was dragged over the issue of conflict of interest for acting as the Vice-President of India Cements, whose owner was N Srinivasan. Though he got a clean chit later.
- In 2016, he resigned as the brand ambassador of Amrapali real estate group after the residents from one of the Amrapali units carried a social media campaign after facing logistical issues in the society.
Marital StatusMarried
Wife nameSakshi Dhoni
Marriage Date4 July 2010
Affairs WithPriyanka Jha (died in 2002)
Lakshmi Rai (South Indian actress)
Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)
Ex-GirlfriendsPriyanka Jha (died in 2002)
Lakshmi Rai (South Indian actress)
Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)
Girlfriends NamePriyanka Jha (died in 2002)
Lakshmi Rai (South Indian actress)
Sakshi Singh Rawat (Sakshi Dhoni)
Favourite & Hobbies
HobbiesBiking and playing football
Favourite Cricket Ground Lord's Cricket Ground , London
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
Favourite ColorBlue and Black
Favourite Destination Sri Lanka and Goa
Favourite FoodChicken Butter Masala, Chicken Tikka Pizza, Kebabs, Yellow Dal, Sonpapdi, Gulab Jamun and Rasgullas
Favourite Shot Helicopter shot and Paddlesweep
Favorite SingersKishore Kumar
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan and John Abraham
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie and Deepika Padukone
Favorite Film Agneepath and Sholay
Favorite Batsman Sachin Tendulkar and Adam Gilchrist
Favorite Bowler Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee
Net Worth & Salary (approx.)
SalaryNot known
Net Worth$100 Million (600 Crore INR)
Contact Address
AddressHarmu Housing Colony, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Phone/Mobile NumberNot known
Social Media ProfileFacebook
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