Shane Watson Biography, Wiki, Lifestyle, Family, Records, Salary, Networth, Facts & More

Shane Watson is an Australian former international cricketer and occasional captain in all formats for Australia’s national cricket team. He plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).

Shane Watson Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Records, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family & Facts

Shane Watson Biography/Wiki

Full Name

Shane Robert Watson


White Shark And Watto


Professional Cricketer (All-rounder)


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)

Shane Watson Personal Life

Date of Birth / Birthplace

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


He is currently 39 years old (as in 2020).

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

Body Build


Eye Color

Light Blue

Hair Color


Shane Watson Family & Relationship

Shane Watson Parents & Siblings

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

Shane Watson Girlfriend & Spouse

Marital Status


  • Lee Furlong – Shane Waston Married to Lee Furlong and has a daughter named Matilda Victoria Watson and a son named William Watson.
Shane Watson With His Family
Shane Watson With His Family

Shane Watson Career

ODI Debut

Shane made his One Day International debut on 2002, playing against South Africa at the Centurion. Shane made just 2 runs and bowled 6 overs without any wickets.

Test Debut

In 2005, he played his first test match against Pakistan on 2 January 2005.

T20 Debut

On 24 February 2006, Shane played his first international T20 against South Africa.

IPL Debut

Shane made his IPL debut for Rajasthan Royals. Shane Played For Rajasthan Royals From 2008 to 2015.

Shane Watson Records

  • 1st player to hit a century and take a wicket in the same T20 match
  • 2nd highest number of 6’s in an ODI inning with 15.
  • Highest Australian Test batting average (50.40) for 2 calendar years (2009–2010)
  • Highest ODI score by an Australian batsman with unbeaten 185 off 96 balls against Bangladesh in 2011.
  • Highest paid non-Indian cricketer for five consecutive years (2011-2015)
  • highest runs, wickets, and sixes in 2012 World T20.
  • The only player to have won the Australian Player of the Year award for the Australian Test, ODI, T20.
  • Won 4 consecutive Man of the Match awards in ICC event.
  • Most wickets, sixes by an Australian.

Shane Watson Awards

  • Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year: 2002
  • Man of the Tournament, IPL 2008
  • Man of the Series, Champions Trophy 2009
  • McGilvray Medal 2010
  • Australian Test Player of the Year: 2011
  • Man of the Series, World T20 2012
  • Allan Border Medal: 2010, 2011
  • Australian Twenty20 Player of the Year: 2012, 2013, 2017
  • Most Valuable Player, IPL 2013
  • Australian ODI Player of the Year: 2010, 2011, 2012

Shane Watson Salary And Net worth

Salary –

Retainer Fee: N/A
Test Fee: N/A
ODI Fee: N/A
T20 Fee: N/A
IPL 13:  Rs 4 crore (US$561,000)

Shane Watson has an estimated total Networth of INR 300 Crores ($39 million) in 2020, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shane Watson

• Watson is counted as the best all-rounder ever in Australia.

• In the Test matches, he and Simon Katich’s opening batting pair together averaged 54.39.

• In 2014, Shane was Australia’s highest-paid cricketer.

• Due to his back injury just before the 2003 ICC World Cup, he was replaced by Ian Harvey.

• He was the most expensive player in IPL action of 2016 as he was grabbed by Royal Challengers Bangalore for 9.5 crores (INR) or $ 1.50 million.

• He had a fight with Gautam Gambhir during the Border-Gavaskar 3rd Test in Kotla, Delhi in 2008.

• In 2019, during a Big Bash League match where Shane was representing the Sydney Thunder, his son walked from the pavilion to the arena to take his father’s autograph.