Shane Watson Net Worth : $35 Million
A Professional Australian Cricketer
Shane Watson Annual Income
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
17 years (approx)
Date of Birth
June 17, 1981
Shane Watson’s Total Net Worth
Shane Watson is an Australian cricketer, having a net worth of $35 million. This right-handed batsman and right-handed fast medium bowler made his first One Day International debut in the Australian cricket team in 2002, against South Africa. Watson is the highest earning cricketer after Indian cricket players. He stands 6th on Forbes’ list of “World’s Highest-Paid Cricketers”. His total annual earning amounts to $5.9 million. Out of this, he earns $2.9 million by playing cricket and remaining $3 million through endorsements.
Outside cricket ground, Watson makes money through lucrative endorsement deals. He got an upgraded 3-years agreement with Rajasthan, which pays him $300,000 per season. He is also going to enter into sponsorship deals with major companies, which will fetch him around $500,000 per season. Watson is sponsored by TAG Heuer, Asics, and Gunn & Moore.
Shane Watson started his career with Australian cricket team by debuting in One Day International against South Africa in 2002. He made his debut in Test Matches in 2005, at Sydney Cricket Ground, playing against Pakistan. Then, he was appointed as Australia’s Test all-rounder, but, due to frequent injuries, he failed to keep up with this position. In 2009, he was made the Australian Test opening batsman with Simon Katich. In 2012 ICC World Twenty20, Watson scored 249 runs with an average of 49.80 and was declared as “Man of the Series”.
Watson has bagged several ‘Man of the Match’ awards in many One Day Internationals, Twenty20 Internationals, and Test matches. He has been awarded the Allan Border Medal consecutively in 2010 and 2011.