Sakshi Singh Dhoni, born Sakshi Singh Rawat, rose to prominence after her relationship with Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni became public. Sakshi graduated as a hotelier and briefly worked at Taj Bengal before becoming famous. He did Hotel Management and pursued her career for a short stint before marrying the former Indian Captain. She can probably be called the first true WAG of Indian cricket.
She was spotted on many important occasions with the Indian Cricket team and her iconic celebrations in the World Cup final are well remembered. Sakshi has been a pillar of strength for the CSK captain and has been an ever-present figure since the couple got married.
Who is Sakshi Singh Dhoni and how did she meet MS Dhoni?
Sakshi Dhoni is the wife of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, a well-known Indian cricketer. Sakshi Singh Rawat was born on November 19th in Guwahati, Assam. Her father’s name is R K Singh and her mother’s name is Sheila Singh. She has a brother named Akshay Singh and a sister named Abhilasha Bisht.
She attended Welham Girls School in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, but finished her education at Jawahar Vidya Mandir in Jharkhand. Sakshi Dhoni earned her bachelor’s degree in hotel management from the University of Aurangabad in Maharashtra. She interned at the Taj Hotel in Kolkata. She was the director of Rhiti MSD Alamode Pvt, Ltd, a sports association in Delhi.
Sakshi had the opportunity to meet MS Dhoni at Taj Bengal. Dhoni’s manager, Yudhajit Dutta, was the one who introduced Sakshi to the cricketer upon his request. Dhoni apparently approached and wooed her for over two months before she finally accepted his proposal. The couple dated for two years before marrying on July 4, 2010.
The wedding took place at the ‘Hotel Competent’ in Dehradun. Two days later, they married at the ‘Vishranti Resort’ near Dehradun. Many of Dhoni’s friends from sports, politics, and the film industry attended the wedding and bestowed their blessings on the couple. Sakshi wore a stunning red and green lehenga designed by ace bridal designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee to the wedding.
Sakshi gave birth to her daughter, Ziva Dhoni, in February 2015, while Dhoni was in Australia for the World Cup.
Net Worth of Sakshi Singh Dhoni:
According to reports, Sakshi Dhoni’s net worth ranges between $1 million and $5 million. The majority of her net worth is derived from her ownership of Dhoni Entertainment, of which she is also the CEO.