Sean Vaughan Net Worth Wiki, Height, Biography, Wife, Children And Early Life
Sean Vaughan Net Worth
What is Shane Warne Net Worth?
Shane Warne was an Australian cricketer who had a net worth of $50 million at the time of his death. Sadly, Shane passed away of a heart attack on March 3, 2022 at the age of 52.
Shane Warne is considered one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the sport. Among his achievements, he scored over 3,000 runs and was the world’s leading Wisden cricketer in both 1997 and 2004. Off the field, Warne’s career was clouded by a number of scandals, including alleged sexual misconduct and use of prohibited drugs. He retired from international competition in 2007 before becoming a cricket commentator and professional poker player.
Shane Warne was born on September 13, 1969 in the suburb of Upper Ferntree Gully, Melbourne, Australia. His parents are Keith and Bridget. Vaughan attended Hampton High School from seventh through ninth grade. He was subsequently awarded a sports scholarship to Mentone Grammar, where he completed his primary education.
Warne played his first cricketing season in 1983-84, when he represented the University of Melbourne Cricket Club in the Victorian Cricket Association’s Under-16 Dowling Shields. The following season he joined the St. Kilda Cricket Club, where he played Australian football. After training at the Australian Cricket Academy, Warne joined Accrington Cricket Club in the Lancashire League in 1991. He made his first-class cricketing debut that same year.
The beginning of an international career
Vaughan is making his Australian debut at Test level after just seven first-class appearances. Although he got off to a poor start, he went on to take the last three Sri Lankan wickets, helping Australia to a 16-game winning streak in 1992. The following year, Vaughn was selected for the Ashes of Australia’s tour of England. He is the leading wicket-taker with 34 in the six-Test series. Overall, Warne took 71 Test wickets in 1993, a one-year record for a spin bowler at the time. On New Zealand’s tour of Australia against Australia later that year, Vaughan took a further 18 wickets and was named Player of the Series.
further international careers
Warne had one of his best seasons in international competition in 1997-98. That season, he took 19 wickets in New Zealand’s three-Test series in Australia and then 20 in three Tests against South Africa. During this period, Warne became the second Australian player to take 300 Test wickets. Later, in 1999, he was selected for the World Cup in England. However, just before the series began, Warne was fined and banned for two games for belittling Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga in a newspaper interview. He eventually returned to the series in fine form, knocking out four key batsmen in the semi-final against South Africa. Warne and Australia went on to win the World Cup with a victory over Pakistan. Warne has since toured in Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. The following summer, he hit a top 86 in his first Test against Pakistan. Warne then took 18 wickets in six Summer Tests to help Australia win two series; in 2000 he took another 15 wickets in Australia’s sweep of New Zealand. He later became Australia’s leading wicket-taker with 355 wickets in the first Test of the series at Eden Park.
In the 2000-01 Australian summer, Vaughan missed the season with a finger injury. He returned to Australia in early 2001 for a tour of India. Later that year, in the final Test at the Oval, he scored the 400th wicket of his Test career. The three-Test series against Pakistan in 2002 was a more successful one, when Warne took 27 wickets and was named Man of the Series. Things weren’t so good in 2003, however, when he was sent home a day before the World Cup started after testing positive for a banned substance. As a result, Warne was banned from organized cricket for a year. He returned to the game in early 2004 and became the second cricketer ever to reach 500 Test wickets. Later that year he broke the record for most career Test wickets with 533. Warnes became the first ever bowler to take 600 Test wickets on 11 August 2005. At the end of 2006, Vaughan officially announced his retirement. He then took his 700th Test and made his final test at the SCG.
post international career
After retiring from playing, Vaughn signed to captain the Rajasthan Royals of the Indian Premier League. He went on to lead the team to victory in the first season; he then captained the team for four more seasons until 2011. Warne then signed as a player with the Melbourne Stars in the inaugural Big Bash League. In 2013, he was fined and briefly suspended for using explicit language and inappropriate physical contact during a game. Vaughn later announced his retirement from the Stars.
Aside from cricket, Warne is also a regular in the media. In 2007, guest starred in the Australian sitcom “Kath & Kim”. He has also appeared several times on the British sports quiz show “Sports Questions”. In 2010, Warne began hosting his own talk show “Warnie” on Nine; however, the show was quickly canceled due to low ratings.
Vaughan also endorses various companies. He has sponsorship deals with Messages On Hold and has done promotional work for Advanced Hair, Victoria Bitter and 888poker. In 2009, Warne launched a lingerie line called Spinners. Among his other business ventures, he is part-owner of gin distillery SevenZeroEight. Additionally, Warne runs his own Shane Warne Foundation, a charity that helps sick and vulnerable children.
Personal life and death
Warne married Simone Callahan in 1995 and they have three children, Brooke, Summer and Jackson. The couple eventually divorced in 2005 before reuniting in 2007. Five months after their reconciliation, Callahan left Vaughn after he accidentally sent her a text message addressed to another woman. Warne continued to date actress Elizabeth Hurley and became engaged to her in 2011. However, the engagement was called off in 2013.
Warne contracted COVID-19 in August 2021. His condition was so severe that he had to be put on a ventilator. In March of the following year, he died in Koh Samui, Thailand, at the age of 52.