Shane Watson Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Shane Watson

Shane Watson is a former Australian cricketer who played for Tasmania in domestic cricket and currently playing for Chennai super kings in the Indian premier league. He is a right handed batsman and right arm medium swing bowler.

Shane Watson Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Income, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, House, Cars, Records, Awards & Facts


Full Name

Shane Robert Watson


White Shark And Watto


Professional Cricketer


Right Handed


Right Arm fast-Medium

Jersey Number

  • #33 Australia International Cricket Team
  • #33 New South Wales Domestic Cricket Team
  • #33 Chennai Super Kings (IPL)


  • National Team Australia International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team New South Wales Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2020 Team – Chennai Super Kings (IPL)

Personal Life

Shane Watson

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Shane was born on 17 June 1981 in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.


He is currently 40 years old (as in 2021).

Sun Sign







Ipswich, Queensland, Australia


  • School –  
    • Ipswich Grammar School, Ipswich, Queensland
  • College –
    • Not Known
  • Educational Qualification –
    • Not Known

Shane Watson Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 183 cm
  • In meters – 1.83 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 93 kg
  • In Pounds – 205 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 44 Inches
  • Waist: 34 Inches
  • Biceps: 15 inches

Eye Color

Light Blue

Hair Color


Family & Relationship

Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Bob Watson
  • Mother – Barb Watson
  • Siblings – Nicole Watson (Sister)
Shane Watson His Father And Mother
Shane Watson His Father And Mother

Girlfriend & Spouse

  • Shane Watson dated –
    • Lee Furlong
Shane Watson With Lee Furlong
Shane Watson With Lee Furlong

Marital Status


  • Wife – Lee Furlong
Shane Watson With Lee Furlong
Shane Watson With Lee Furlong
  • Children’s –
    • Son – William Watson
    • Daughters – Matilda Victoria Watson
Shane Watson With His Children's
Shane Watson With His Children’s


Career turning point

He started his career by playing for Tasmania where he delivered multiple great performances and in the 2003 cricket world cup, he scored 143* and 91* during the tournament.

ODI Debut

Shane Watson made his one day international debut against Zimbabwe on 24 March 2002. Shane made just 2 runs and bowled 6 overs without any wickets.

Test Debut

Shane Watson made his test cricket debut against Pakistan on 2 January 2005.

T20 Debut

Shane Watson made his T20 debut against South Africa on 24 February 2006.

IPL Debut

He was selected for team Rajasthan Royals in IPL auction 2008 for 50 lacs and played his debut match in 2008.


• Shane Watson is the first player who made 250 runs and also took 10 wickets in a single one day international series.

• He is the third player to score most consecutive fifties in T20 innings by making 3 fifties.

• He is the first player to score most runs on the losing side by making 124*runs.

• He is the third player to score most runs from fours and sixes by making 150 runs.

• He holds the record of 7 the highest partnership with ricky ponting for the second wicket by making 252* runs.

• He is the second player to score a century in the IPL final.

Shane Watson Salary

Shane Watson’s salary is 20 Lakhs per year in the Indian cricket team and he has earned around 4 crores from IPL since 2021.

Name Shane Watson Salary
Monthly Income & SalaryRs. 2 Lakhs +
Annual IncomeRs. 20 Lakhs +
Brand endorsement FeesRs. 1-2 Lakhs
Income SourceBCCI, IPL, Brands
Retainer FeeNA
Test Fee NA
T20 FeeNA
IPL 2021 FeesRs. 4 crore
IPL Total Income Rs. 77.1 crore

Shane Watson’s overall IPL Earnings :

YearTeamIPL Salary
2021Chennai Super KingsRs. 4 crore
2020Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4 crore
2019Chennai Super Kings Rs. 4 crore
2018Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 9.5 crore
2017Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 9.5 crore
2016Rajasthan Royals Rs. 12.5 crore
2015Rajasthan Royals Rs. 12.5 crore
2014Rajasthan Royals Rs. 12.5 crore
2013Rajasthan Royals Rs. 6.92 crore
2012Rajasthan Royals Rs. 6.53 crore
2011Rajasthan Royals Rs. 5.98 crore
2010Rajasthan Royals Rs. 57 Lacs
2009Rajasthan Royals Rs. 61 Lacs
2008Rajasthan Royals Rs. 50 Lacs
TotalRs. 77.1 crore

Shane Watson Net Worth

Shane Watson has an estimated total Networth of Rs. 230 Crores ($ 33 Million)  in 2020, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Name Shane Watson Net Worth
Net Worth (2021)$33 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesRs. 230 Crores
Personal PropertiesNot Known
InvestmentsNot Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shane Watson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shane Watson

• Watson is an Australian cricket academy scholarship holder in the year 2000.

• Watson is the only cricketer to have won the ICC player of the year award in all three formats.

• Watson was the highest paid non india cricketer for 5 consecutive years from 2011 to 2015.

• Shane Watson was born and raised in  Queensland but played his first class cricket for Tasmania.

• Watson believes in ghosts and also claims that he saw a ghost in  Durham castle.

• He was Australia’s highest paid cricketer in 2014 after retaining in Rajasthan royals for 12.5 crores.