Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was born on this day in 1981 in Queensland, Australia. Watson played a total of 59 Tests, 190 ODIs and 58 T20Is for Australia. He made his international debut in the year 2002 and after 14 years in the year 2016, he said goodbye to the game.
The cricketer was a key player in Australia's 2007 and 2015 World Cup winning teams. He has also shown his class in the IPL tournament and has played for franchises like Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) since the league's inception in 2008.
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Shane Watson's net worth is the highest paid cricketer in the world. His net worth is around 40 million dollars (319 crore rupees). Shane Watson earns more than Rs 25 crore in a year. He has property worth up to Rs 39 crore. In IPL, he used to get Rs 4 crore for every season.
Shane Watson lives in Australia. He has bought a luxury house there. The cost of this house is around 20 crores. Apart from this, Watson also owns different real estate properties in different countries.
Shane Watson has quite a collection of cars. He has some of the best luxury cars in the world. Some of the luxury cars owned by Shane Watson include Audi Q5 and Volvo XC60.