Shane Warne (Cricketer) Full Biography, Networth(2022) | Height, Age, Death, Family, Career and more

QUICK INFO:Death Date:
4th March, 2022
Death Cause:
Heart Attack
Age: 52 Years

Shane Warne is a previous Australian cricketer, generally viewed as the best leg spinner throughout the entire existence of cricket. He was brought into the world on thirteenth September 1969. He hails from Upper Ferntree Gully, a suburb of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia.

Warne was a right-arm leg break bowler. A renaissance man, he inhaled new life into the bowling style of leg turn which was kicking the bucket, and made it an essential piece of the game.His ball which hoodwinked Mike Gatting in 1993, is viewed as the best bowling conveyance ever by well known prudence.

He was the main wicket taker (708) in Test cricket, until December 2007, when the high position was usurped by another untouched turning legend Muttiah Muralitharan.He has been named two times in the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac and furthermore been chosen two times as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World.

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Shane Warne: Biography

Real NameShane Keith Warne
Nick NameWarney, Warner & Hollywood
Popular ForPlaying Cricket For Australia
Date of Birth13 September 1969
Age52 years, 05 Months, 21 Days
Date of Death04 March 2022
Death DayFriday
Death’s CauseHeart Attack (suspected)
Death’s PlaceKoh Samui, Thailand
BirthplaceUpper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
HometownUpper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
WifeSimone Callahan (1995-2005)

Marital StatusDivorced
Children(3)Jackson Warne,

Brooke Warne,

Summer Warne

Girlfriend / Affairs withElizabeth Hurley (Actress)

SchoolHampton High School, MelbourneMentone Grammar School, Melbourne
CollegeUniversity of Melbourne, Melbourne
Zodiac SignLibra
RoleAs a Bowler
Bowling StyleRight-arm leg break
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Weight in Pounds187 lbs
Weight in Kilogram85 Kg
HeightIn Feet Inches: 6’0″
In Centimeters: 183 cms
In Meter: 1.83 m
Body Measurement40-30-14
Hair ColourBlonde
Eye ColourLight Grey
Jersy NumberIn Test: 23
In ODI: 23
In T20I: 23
In IPL: 23 (Rajasthan Royals)
Debut in International CricketTest: 02 January 1992 against India at SydneyODI: 24 March 1993 against New Zealand at WellingtonT20I: 2008 (Played from Rajasthan Royals Team as a Captain and Coach)
IPL DebutNot Known [in 2008, He totally Played 52 Matches]
TeamsAustralia, ICC World XI, Australia A, Hampshire, Rest of the World, Rajasthan Royals, Victoria, Australia Under-19, Australian XI, Melbourne Stars, Warnes Warriors
Nature on fieldVery Aggressive
RecordsMost wicket Taker Bowler in a calendar year with 96 wicketsOnly bowler along with Muttiah Muralitharan (SL) to have taken more than 700 Test wickets with 708 wickets.ODI Wickets: 293 wicketsHe has taken total 205 catches in Test and ODI career.
CoachJack Potter and Terry Jenner

Favorites of Shane Warne

Favorite Cricket GroundMelbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia
Favorite CricketerBatsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara
Bowler: Muttiah Muralitharan, Yasir Shah
Favorite FootballerLionel Messi
HobbiesShooting, Playing guitar & Xbox
Favorite MusicianDeath Metal
Favorite FoodSpaghetti Bolognese pizza and beer
Favorite Travel DestinationLondon

Shane Warne: Early Life and Background

Shane Warne studied in Hampton High School during his early childhood. But, due to his talent in sports, he was offered the sports scholarship to study in Mentone Grammar, which was, a better school than Hampton in the aspect of sports.

Warne spent his final three years of school at Mentone. Shane Warne cricket journey started in 1983-84 season, he represented the University of Melbourne Cricket Club in the then Victorian Cricket Association under 16 Dowling Shield competition. He bowled a mixture of leg-spin and off-spin and was a handy lower-order batsman.

Warne not only played cricket but, was also interested in football. He continuously progressed in cricket as he was playing cricket for all the different cricket clubs of Australia but, in 1987 off-season he also played five games of Australian Rules Football for St. Kilda Under-19 football club.

Shane Warne: Cricket Career

Before to make a big appearance in National and International Cricket, he played seven matches in Sheffield Shield Domestic club rivalry. After some time he debut as Test Leg Spin Bowler against India in Sydney on 02 January 1992. In One Day Cricket (ODI) he debut on 24 March 1993 against New Zealand Cricket Team at Wellington.

In 1993 Ashes Series against England Cricket Team, Warne took 34 wickets and played Six Test matches. In this series he conveyed a bowl which was classified “Bundle of the Century”. Since it taken absolute of two feet from the external leg to jump over the top. This bowl was conveyed to England Player Mike Gatting at Old Trafford Manchester.
After that he confronted different contention in 1998, 2000 and 2003. In 1998 he and his kindred Australian Cricketer, Mark Waugh had accepted kickbacks four years back from an Indian Bookmaker. He denied from these charges and informed to Australian Cricket he just given a piece data of Ground Pitch and weather conditions conjectures.

In Year 2000, His name return again in discussion, since his name was accompanied of them Five Cricketers of the Century by Wisden Cricket’s Almanac.

In February 2003, Shane Warne was prohibited for a very long time since his Drug Test comes positive which was restricted by Cricket Board.

After the 12 Months Ban he return in March 2004 and complete 500 Wickets in Test Cricket Format. He stepped through 300 exam wickets in only 63 Matches and turned into the primary bowler to arrive at 600 wickets in Test Format by year 2005.

In Year 2007 Warne stepped through the retirement from Examination Cricket Format and however kept on playing at club level until 2011.

In 2007, Sri Lanka Bowler Muralitharan broken the Shane Warne Test Wicket Record and he stepped through 708 Examination Wickets.

Shane Warne: T20 Career

After the retirement from International Cricket, In 2008 he debut in Indian Premium League (IPL) as a chief of Rajasthan Royals Team. In First Season Rajasthan Royal Teams turned into the IPL2008 Winner under captaincy of Shane Warne. He proceeded with four more season as a Captain to Rajasthan Royals Team. In 2011 was the last season with Royals Franchise.

After in November 2011, Warne was endorsed as a player of Melbourne Sarts in Australia’s debut Big Bash League (BBL).
In July 2013, Shane Warne was authoritatively resigned from all configurations.

Shane Warne: Performance Stats

  • Shane Warne Bowling Performance
Test2736784.11761179957088/71 v ENG573725.412.6557.49
ODI1911773.411075412935/33 v WI25125.734.2536.32
World Cup17162.516624324/29 v SA2019.503.8330.53
IPL5419911447574/21 v DCH4025.387.2720.94
  • Shane Warne Batting & Fielding Performance
Test14519917315499 v NZ0123533717.3257.661250
ODI19410729101855 v SA01601313.0572.04800
World Cup17936624 v NZ004211.0091.6620
IPL5529919834* v KXIP001469.9092.52160
Shane Warne with Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar

Shane Warne Records and Achievements

  • Among the cricketers in the world, he is the only one with more than 1,000 wickets for his country.
  • Further, he holds the second-highest number of wickets among leg spinners with 708.
  • The only person with more than 800 wickets is Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan.
  • To date, Warne is the only Australian to surpass the 700-wicket mark.
  • Warne became the first cricketer to win 700 wickets in Tests when he achieved this milestone in 2006.
  • Ashes Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground, where he achieved the milestone on an opening day.
  • He was the first player ever to reach 600 wickets in the most extended format, and he also got 600 in the T20 form.
  • During the 2005 season, he managed to dismiss England’s Marcus Trescothick.

Shane Warne: Networth

Net Worth (2022)$50 Million USD
Net Worth in Australian Dollar$68 Million AUD
Monthly Income And Salary$300000+ USD
Yearly Income$4 Million
Last Updated2022


  • In February 1992, the famous spinner made his international cricket debut against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The cricketer’s debut was not particularly memorable. He weighed 97kgs when he made his debut, which was far too heavy for a bowler. And he only managed to take a single wicket for 150 runs during the match.
  • Shane developed his skill over time and became one of the best leg spinners in the game. He demonstrated his talent at the 1999 World Cup, when he became the highest wicket-taker and the Australian cricket team won the tournament.
  • Shane and controversies were inextricably linked. In 2000, rumours surfaced that Warne had sent sexual text messages to an English nurse while playing for Hampshire.
  • Shane made headlines for his involvement with the betting industry in addition to his professional career. Shane Warne’s first known involvement to the betting industry occurred in 1994-95, when the Australian Cricket Board penalised him and a teammate, Mark Waugh, for giving a bookmaker information about an impending match.
  • Depending on the situation, he was called “Warnie,” “Hollywood,” or “Baron of Baked Beans” because of his great cricketing career and betting connections.
  • While Shane has a good connection with the ball, he did not have the same connection with the ladies. Warne was married to Simone Callahan from 1995 to 2005. During their marriage, Warne allegedly had multiple mistresses and was caught on several occasions sending vulgar and inappropriate text messages to other girls.
  • Warne transitioned smoothly into the commentary box after retiring from all kinds of competitive cricket. He is well-known for his forthright, observant, and fearless viewpoints. Both of his books, ‘Shane Warne: My Own Story’ and ‘Warne: The Official Illustrated Career,’ were huge success.

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Hurley, who was engaged to Warne for more than two years until they split in December 2013, said that “the sun has gone behind a cloud forever”. Among other celebrities to pay tribute to Warne were musicians Elton John, Mick Jagger and Ed Sheeran, who revealed he spoke to his “amazing friend” just days before he died.

Warne's net worth mostly includes his earnings from his long stint as international cricketer. He has also earned revenue from his media gigs and brand deals. According to the report of Celebrity Net Worth, Shane Warne's net worth is reported to be around $ 50 million (around Rs 384 Crore).

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne met 29 times in international matches with Warne dismissing the master batsman on only four of those occasions.

Shane Warne, Australian cricket legend who helped his nation win the World Cup in 1999 and was part of five Ashes-winning teams during his career, died aged 52 on Friday.

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