Shane Warne was born on September 13, 1969, in Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia. His family includes father Bridgette (Brigitte) mother Keith Warne and younger brother Jason Warne. He attended Hampton High School and Mentone Grammar school. His cricket career was started in 1983-84 when the University of Melbourne Cricket Club selected him to play in the Victorian Cricket Association under-16 Dowling Shield tournament. He played his first first-class cricket on 15 February 1991, while playing for Victoria. He made his first international debut in 1991 against Zimbabwe.
Warne owns a net worth of 50 million USD. He supports many charities including his own Shane Warne Foundation. He was married yoga expert Callahan in 1995 and together they have 3 children. The couple eventually separated in 2005. Shane Warne is a true representative of how one can live a king-size life on his own terms.
Shane Warne Wiki
|Real Name||Shane Warne|
|Famous For||World’s Best Spin Bowler (Cricket)|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||13 September 1969|
|Age||52 Years (As in 2021)|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Virgo|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||in Feet-Inches – 6’ 1” in meters – 1.83 m in centimeters – 183 cm|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms – 90 kg in Pounds – 198 lbs|
Family Members And Relatives
|Wife/Spouse||Simone Callahan (ex)|
|Children (3)||Son: Jackson Daughter: Summer and Brooke|
Affairs, Girlfriends & Marital Status
Shane Warne was married to the Yoga expert Simone Callahan in 1995 however the couple separated after 10 years of marriage in 2005. The couple have three children – 2 daughters Summer and Brooke and a son Jackson.
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Simone Callahan, Liz Hurley|
|Current Relationship Status||Single|
Education, School & College
|School||Hampton High School|
|College/ University||Mentone Grammar|
With his grand net worth of 50 million USD, Shane Warne is among the 10 most rich cricketers in the world. His source of income after retirement includes endorsements, cricket commentary, and investments. He supports many causes and charity including
- Elton John AIDS Foundation – for people suffering from HIV.
- Red Cross – for HIV, disaster relief, and health.
- Scope – for people suffering from cerebral palsy.
- Shane Warne Foundation – for children and poverty.
- Small Steps Project – for children and poverty.
|Net Worth (est)||$50,000,000|
Shane Warne Biography
Birthplace and family
One of the most historic bowlers in the history of cricket Shane Warne was born on September 13, 1969, in Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia. His parents Bridgette and Keith Warne were of German origin. He was brought up in Victoria with his brother Jason Warne. He attended Hampton High School for his early schooling, after which he got a sports scholarship to attend Mentone Grammar where he completed her final years of schooling.
How the journey started
He was fond of sports since his childhood. His first major accomplishment is to represent the University of Melbourne Cricket Club in Victorian Cricket Association under-16 Dowling Shield tournament in the year 1983-84. After his commendable bowling performance in the series, he joined St. Kilda’s Cricket Club. His cricket career took a professional turn while playing for St. Kilda’s cricket club. He was chosen to attend training at the AIS Australian Cricket Academy in Adelaide.
Warne made his first first-class cricket debut on 15 February 1991, while playing for Victoria. With his impactful bowling performance, he got selected for the Australia-B team to play against Zimbabwe in 1991. He performed so well that on his return to Australia he was upgraded to the Australian-A team. He made his first test debut in 1991 in Sydney against India
Achievements and Awards
With his magical right-arm leg-spin bowling, relaxed manner, bleached hair, and stud earring Warne became a role model for young cricket fans. He came to the limelight when his spin ball tricked out England’s opening batsman Mike Gatting at Manchester, in the 1993 Ashes series. His boll was a perfect example of spin bowling thus named as ‘ball of the century’. In the same series, Warne took 27 wickets including a hat trick.
Warne was selected as the vice-captain of Australian team in 1999. During his vice-captaincy Australia won its first-ever world cup and Shane Warne became the man of the series.
He had a record for taking 708 wickets in test cricket which was eventually broken by another leg-spin bowler of Sri Lanka Muttiah Muralitharan in 2007. Warne is also known as an excellent slip fielder and a cheerful low-order batsman.
Warne was named as the ‘Wisden Cricketer of the Year’ in 1994 and 2004, and ‘Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World’ in 1997 and 2005. In 2000, Shane was selected by a panel of cricket experts as one of the five ‘Wisden Cricketers of the Century.
After having a phenomenal career in international cricket he decided to retire from international cricket in 2006 although he carried on playing for clubs and IPL till 2011. Besides being a top bowler he is also one of the most searched cricket commentators in the world all because of his entertaining nature and historic career.
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