Shane Watson – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Shane Watson
Nickname Watto and White shark
Gender Male
Age 41 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth 17 June 1981
Full Name Shane Robert Watson
Profession Cricketer (All-rounder)
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Gemini


Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 44-34-15 inches
Bodytype Athletic
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 93 kg (205 lbs)
Waist 34 inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 10 Inches

Shane Watson Career

Profession: Cricketer (All-rounder)

Net Worth: USD $40 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Barb Watson

Sister: Nicole Watson

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Lee Furlong

No. of Children: 2

Son: William Watson

Daughter: Matilda Victoria Watson

Past Relationships:

Lee Furlong

Shane Watson Favorites

Hobbies: Playing guitar and singing

Favorite Food: Rajasthani lamb dish, roasted chicken and pizza

Favorite Color: Black

Facts You Never Knew About Shane Watson

  • Watson played 59 Tests for Australia, scoring 3,731 runs, taking 75 wickets and holding 45 catches.
  • Watson is a scholarship holder from AIS (Australian Cricket Academy). He received it in the year 2000.
  • In the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy Final, Australia defeated West Indies and won the tournament. Watson was given the Man of the Match award for his contribution of 57 runs and taking 2 wickets.
  • Watson was purchased for USD 1,25,000 by the Rajasthan Royals in the first edition of the IPL in 2008.
  • He is the only player to win four consecutive Man of the Match awards in an ICC event.
  • Watson has the best all round figures among Australian men who have scored excess of 2000 runs and took at least 100 wickets.

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