MS Dhoni is one of the biggest names in world cricket. MS is the only captain to win the T20 World Cup, 50-over World Cup and Champions Trophy. Dhoni made his international debut in 2003 and served the country till 2020 when he announced his retirement from international cricket. He is happily spending his time with his family. Let us know more about his family.
|Parents||Pan Singh (Father) |
Devika Devi (Mother)
|Brother||Narendra Singh Dhoni|
|Wife||Sakshi Singh Dhoni|
MS Dhoni’s father’s name is Pan Singh. As shown in Dhoni’s biopic, Pan Singh wasn’t in favour of his son making a career in cricket. Pan Singh himself was working in a junior management position of a government enterprise. He wanted his son to study well and was happy when Dhoni got a job in the Railways. However, eventually, when he was selected in the Indian team, Pan Singh accepted his son as a cricketer who went on to create history to become the legend of the sport.
MS Dhoni’s mother’s name is Devaki who supported her son right through his journey. Dhoni, along with the rest of team India members, also wore a jersey with their mother’s name in an international match.
Not many are aware of the fact that MS Dhoni has an elder brother whose name is Narendra Dhoni. He is 10 years older than MS Dhoni. Narendra is a politician. Surprisingly, there was no mention of Narendra in MS Dhoni’s biopic.
MS Dhoni’s elder sister’a name is Jayanti. She supported MS Dhoni the most during his journey to the top. She got married to Gautam Gupta and on the professional front, she works as a English teacher.
MS Dhoni’s wife’s name is Sakshi Singh Dhoni. In the biopic, it was revealed that she didn’t identify Dhoni in their first meet but eventually they met more and fell in love with each other. After dating for quite some time, the adorable couple got married on July 4, 2010. Sakshi is always active on Instagram posting photos and at times videos of her cricketer husband as well.
MS Dhoni and Sakshi Dhoni have an adorable daughter Ziva who was born on February 6, 2015 during the 50-over World Cup was in progress in Australia. Dhoni couldn’t be with his wife when Ziva was born as he was leading the Indian team. Ziva has her own Instagram account, possibly run by his parents and boasts of a huge 1.9 million followers as of now. She also attends the cricket matches with Sakshi during the IPL.
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