Ellyse Perry, the iconic sportswoman of Australia, was born on 3rd November 1990 in the Sydney suburb of Wahroonga to former cricketer Mark Perry and Doctor Kathy Perry. She has a younger brother named Damien Perry.
At the tender age of 16 years, Ellyse was selected to represent Australia both in cricket and soccer. She became the youngest and only player to get selected for the international team in soccer and cricket. Also, she is the only player to attend both cricket and soccer world cups.
Ellyse Perry Wiki
|Australian National Cricketer
|Date of Birth/Birthday
|3 November 1990
|31 Years (As in 2021)
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|in Feet-Inches – 5’ 8” in meters – 1.76 m in centimeters – 176 cm
|in Kilograms – 59 kg in Pounds – 129 lbs
Family Members And Relatives
|Matt Toomua (ex)
|Son: N/A Daughter: N/A
Affairs, Boyfriends & Marital Status
She met rugby player Matt Toomua through common friends. Their relationship went public in July 2013. In 2014 they announced their engagement, and they eventually got married in December 2015. She co-owns several cafes with her husband. Unfortunately, the couple separated in 2020.
|Current Relationship Status
Education, School & College
|Beecroft Primary, Pymble Ladies College
Perry has a net worth of $14 million and receives a handsome amount from brand endorsements for famous brands such as Jockey, L’Oreal, and Adidas, etc.
Besides enjoying a luxurious life with her family, she is also a part of many charitable organizations like the McGrath Foundation, the Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation, and the LBW (Learning for a Better World) Trust.
Ellyse Perry Biography
Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry was born on 3rd November 1990 in the Sydney suburb of Wahroonga. Her father Mark Perry, a former cricketer, is also her mentor and coach, while her mother Kathy Perry, is a doctor by profession. She was raised in New South Wales along with her brother Damien Perry. She attended Beecroft primary school New South Wales, while she completed her 12th class education from Pymble Ladies College, New South Wales.
How The Journey Started
She was interested in sports and athletics since her childhood. She insisted her father train her in football and cricket. As a result of her hard work, she got selected to play for New South Wales in the interstate under-19 tournament. With her outstanding performance in the under-19 tournament, she got selected for the Australian youth team. Her selection marked the beginning of the International cricket career of Australian star all-rounder. Besides cricket, Perry is a luminary player of soccer too. After a month of her debut in international cricket, she represented the Australian national soccer team in Hong Kong.
Achievements and Awards
From becoming sports, cricket, and athletic captain in her college to a star cricketer of the Australian women’s team, Perry had accomplished many benchmarks. She is the youngest player to represent Australia in both formats, i.e., ODI at the age of 16 and tests at 17.
She is the only player to appear in both the cricket and football world cup. She is the first player, either male or female, to score 1000 runs and pick 100 wickets in T20 format. In her international career, she scored 3000 runs and became the 3rd woman in cricket history to take 150 wickets in ODI format.
She has won many awards and titles in her cricket career such as:-
- Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the World in the years 2016 and 2019.
- Belinda Clark Award in the years 2016, 2018 and 2020
- Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year in 2017 and 2019.
- ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year in 2019.
- Sports NSW Athlete of the Year in 2019.
She was ranked as the 36th most marketable sportsperson globally and the most marketable Australian athlete in 2013 by Sports Pro Magazine.
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