MS Dhoni’s net worth as of now in 2022 stands at $113 million (Rs 846 crore). It states that MS Dhoni’s monthly income and salary is Rs 4 crore and his annual income is around Rs 50 crore. His IPL salary is around Rs 12 crore.
Former India captain and current Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has recently invested in drone-as-a-service (DaaS) player Garuda Aerospace. Dhoni plays a dual role in Garuda Aerospace – as a shareholder and as a brand ambassador.
Additionally, Garuda Aerospace is the first drone startup to recruit a celebrity brand ambassador. Details of Dhoni’s investment in Garuda Aerospace and brand endorsement deals were not disclosed.
Interestingly, Dhoni is one of the richest cricketers in the world and it should be noted that much of this wealth comes from his non-cricketing business ventures.
According to Caknowledge.com, MS Dhoni’s net worth as of now in 2022 stands at $113 million (Rs 846 crore). It states that MS Dhoni’s monthly income and salary is Rs 4 crore and his annual income is around Rs 50 crore. His IPL salary is around Rs 12 crore.
Dhoni has also made various key investments in businesses ranging from automotive and sports segments to food beverages.
Here we take a look at some of the companies Dhoni has invested in:
Considering Dhoni is an athlete, he got into providing fitness solutions. The 2011 World Cup winning captain owns over 200 gyms under the name SportsFit World across India.
Sportswear and footwear brand
In 2016, Dhoni launched her own lifestyle brand SEVEN. Named after his iconic jersey number, SEVEN sells apparel and footwear. Notably, Dhoni owns the footwear side of the brand, Masterstroke, while the rest is owned by RS Seven Lifestyle. He is also the company’s global brand ambassador.
Sports marketing and management firm
Dhoni holds stakes in Rhiti Sports, an Indian sports marketing and management company. Faf du Plessis and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are some of the prominent names in the company-run cricket fraternity.
After retiring from cricket last year, Dhoni spends his time on his farm in Ranchi and takes a keen interest in growing vegetables and fruits. He used about 10 acres of land in his 43 acre farm located at Ring Road in Sembo village, Ranchi. Fruits and vegetables like strawberries, cabbage, tomatoes, broccoli, peas, knuckle and papaya are extensively grown in his luxurious farm. Dhoni reportedly sold organic produce from his farms to a company in Dubai.
In 2021, Dhoni invested in Bangalore-based startup Khatabook and also became the app’s brand ambassador. The startup is said to have raised over $29 million so far and Mahi has invested his money in the business as well. Khatabook helps small businesses across India manage their own accounts and records digitally. The app also sends reminders to its users through WhatsApp and SMS to collect money and make due payments. It reached 5 Crore registered merchants in 12 languages in less than a year.
This is probably one of the lesser known business investments of MS Dhoni so far as very few people know that he also owns a hotel by the name of Hotel Mahi Residency. Notably, the hotel owned by MS Dhoni has no other franchise. It is located in Ranchi, Jharkhand
Dhoni is the co-owner of popular Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennaiyin FC, along with famous Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan. Mahi has often been spotted during Chennaiyin FC matches in ISL.
Used car e-commerce platform
In August 2019, Dhoni entered into a strategic partnership with CARS24, a next-generation e-commerce platform for used cars. As part of the deal, Dhoni owns a stake in CARS24 and also acts as a brand ambassador. His investment has not been disclosed.
Food and Beverage Company
Food and beverage company, 7InkBrews tapped MS Dhoni to become its brand ambassador in April last year. Dhoni also became a shareholder in the start-up during this period. The company earlier launched its new range of products, artisan chocolates and drinks under the Copter7 brand, inspired by Dhoni’s iconic helicopter photo and jersey number.
Dhoni has invested an undisclosed sum in Chennai-based Garuda Aerospace. The company is India’s leading drone-as-a-service (DaaS) provider. The company has designed drones for 38 diverse applications, including mapping, disinfection, agricultural spraying, security, delivery and surveillance. Garuda also made a foray into the defense sector by winning a major order for 33 anti-drone systems for the Ministry of Defense.