Captain cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the best cricket players of all time. Mahi has a huge fan base not only in India but in any country where people love cricket. As we know, Dhoni has been on a break from competitive cricket since last year. After his name was not included in the BCCI annual contract list, his fans got a little worried about his future in the game.
However, Dhoni knows how to make the right choices on the field as well as off-field. He has invested in a number of places and will not have to worry about getting steady income even if he decides to retire! Here are 8 major sources of Dhoni’s income besides cricket.
1. Multiple brand endorsements
Dhoni has a number of brand endorsements in his kitty. He is associated with brands like Star, Videocon, GoDaddy, Orient Electric, Snickers, Bose, Pepsi, NetMeds and more.
Being a fitness freak, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Mahi has also invested in gyms. He is the owner of the SportsFit World Pvt. Ltd. Gyms that are present in various cities across the country.
3. He owns a footwear brand
Popular fitness and lifestyle brand Seven was founded in 2016. Dhoni was approached by the brand to become its brand ambassador. However, Dhoni had a better plan. Not only is he the brand ambassador of the company he also owns its footwear side.
4. Chennaiyin FC
Mahi loves football and chose to remain associated with the game even though he couldn’t pursue it professionally. He is the owner o a part of the Chennaiyin FC.
5. Dhoni Entertainment
Dhoni stepped into the entertainment business with a partnership deal with Banijay Asia (a production house). The Roar of The Lion, a Hotstar documentary, was the first project of Dhoni Entertainment. During an interview, the ace cricketer revealed: “After my biopic, I always wanted to do something in the entertainment space”.
6. His racing team
Dhoni’s fans know how much he loves his bikes. In fact, he has a very impressive bike collection! Did you know that Mahi also owns a racing team in Supersport World Championship? He shares this ownership with none other than superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna.
7. His hockey team
Mahi is a true sportsman and never misses an opportunity to support and promote sports. He has invested in Ranchi Rays, a Ranchi-based hockey club.
8. Hotel Mahi Residency
Mahi owns a hotel called Hotel Mahi Residency, which is located in Jharkhand. As of now, the hotel does not have any franchise. Who knows, maybe Mahi will work on investing more on this venture in the future.
Looks like our beloved captain cool is a smart businessman! What do you think?