Sakshi Dhoni – Biography, Spouse, Parents, Family, Other Facts

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Sakshi Dhoni is a gorgeous and petite Indian lady who is most famous for being the wife of India cricket star, MS Dhoni. She is also known for being a devoted and supportive wife and mother. As a supportive wife, she is always seen watching her husband’s games. Sakshi is a mother of one and loves to keep her personal life private. She got engaged to her present husband in 2010 (they got married the same year). A few years later, she gave birth to their only child yet.

She is one of the few ladies in India who had the privilege of obtaining a proper education. He even holds a degree in hotel management. She hails from a good family with hardworking and loving parents. Her husband, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014. Under his captaincy, India won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.

Sakshi Dhoni was alleged to be involved in the infamous Indian Premier League (IPL) match-fixing scandal. But being a woman of integrity she was found to be innocent and the charges against her were dropped.

Sakshi Dhoni’s Biography

The petite Indian was born Sakshi Singh Rawat on the 19th day of November 1988. She was born in Lekhapani, a town in a district called Tinsukia in Assam, India. Her parents are both Indians and she grew up with two siblings. She attended a primary school in her birth town, whose name is unknown. For her high school education, Sakshi started out at Welham Girl’s School in Dehradun but she rounded off her high school education at Jawahar Vidya Mandir in Ranchi.

To further her education at the tertiary level, she attended the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad, where she obtained a degree in hotel management. She went on to intern at Taj Bengal, Kolkata and that was where she met her future husband and the love of her life, MS Dhoni. It is not known if she ever worked at any hotel as there are so such records available on the internet.

Parents and Family

Siksha was born into a well to do family. Her father, R.K Singh, worked at a tea company in India known as Binaguri Tea Company while her mother, Sheila Singh, was a housewife. Sakshi grew up with two siblings, a brother and a sister named Akshay and Abhilasha respectively. Other than their names, there is no more information about her siblings that is known to the public.

One other family member whose information can be found on the internet us that of Sakshi’s paternal grandfather. Although his name is not disclosed, it is known that he worked at divisional forest officer in Dehradun.

Spouse and Children

Sakshi Dhoni
Sakshi Dhoni, husband, and daughter

Sakshi is best known for her marriage to MS Dhoni as he is popularly called. Sakshi attended the same high school with Dhoni at Rachi, although they never met because Dhoni was in a higher class. They would, however, meet on a fateful evening at a farewell party organized by the management of Taj Bengal, the hotel where Sakshi interned in 2007. Dhoni was in attendance and was later introduced by their mutual friend and manager of the hotel, Yudhajit Dutta.

The two strangers talked for a while before Dhoni asked for her number. After the party, he started texting her, but she felt it was a prank and ignored his text. She eventually realized his intentions and the couple began dating secretly for about three years. In 2010, after getting the blessings from both families, the couple proceeded to have their engagement party and two days later their wedding took place at Vishranti Resort. On July 5th, 2010, Sakshi and Dhoni were officially husband and wife. The wedding was lowkey but had in attendance men and women from different works of life. Five years later, the couple welcomed their first child, Ziva.

Other Facts About Sakshi Dhoni

She loves cooking

Sakshi is a lover of the kitchen and she loves to cook. Reports have it that the beautiful wife and mother takes her electric cooker any time she flies abroad for her husband’s sports tournaments.

She is a lucky charm

Sakshi is often described as one having a lucky charm. One reason for this assertion is the fact that Dhoni’s already blossoming career seemed to flourish further after they got married. Soon after their marriage, Dhoni led his team to win two of the topmost championships, including the prestigious ICC World Cup in the year 2011.

She sat in the same class as celebrities while in schools

It might interest you to know that, while in school, Sakshi was a classmate to the famous Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. They both attended the same primary school at Lekhapani.

Favorite Entertainers

Sakshi Dhoni has a couple of favorite entertainers. On the side of film and acting, Sakshi admires Bollywood actors as well as some from Hollywood such as Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh, and John Abraham, Priyanka Chopra, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Lopez, and Sushmita Sen, among others.

Her taste in music cuts across different continents, some of her favorite musicians include The Beatles, A.R. Rahman, Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban.