Cricketer Michael Clarke Net Worth, Twitter, Wife, & Career
|Date of Birth||April 2, 1981|
|Children(s)||Kelsey Lee Clarke|
|Net Worth(s)||$16 million|
|Name on Birth||Michael John Clarke|
|Height||5'10'' or 1.78 m|
|Weight||172 lbs (78 kg)|
|Hair Color||Light brown|
Cricketer Michael Clarke net worth is great, even after his retirement from international cricket. Known best as the former captain of the Australian cricket team, he is a personality who led Australia to their 5th Cricket World Cup win by defeating New Zealand. He is known as a right-handed middle-order baseman and an occasional left-arm orthodox spin bowler. He is also known as a slip catcher and has represented the New South Wales at domestic level too. He is the only test batsman to score four double centuries in a year and is certainly a respectable personality in the cricketing arena. Nicknamed ass Pup or Clarkey, he is a personality whose contributions to the cricketing arena will be remembered for several more years to come.
Michael Clarke was born as Michael John Clarke on the 2nd of April, 1981 in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.
While the career credits of Michael Clarke are many, it can be said that Michael Clarke career started off at the age of 17 as a New South Wales on the 1999-2000 Sheffield Shield. His One Day international debut occurred on January 2003 and he also held the Australian Cricket Academy scholarship on 1999-200. He has also played for an English Club Team and debuted in the Indian Premier League on 2012. He initially played for Pune Warriors India.
Michael Clarke international career debut occurred in the year 2004 when he debuted in a Test Match against India. He scored 151 and led Australia to victory and the rest of his career is history. Michael Clarke net worth has thus risen to a great amount over the years because of this matter.
The career highlights of Michael Clarke are uncountable and so is Michael Clarke net worth which has increased considerably over the years. As the captain of the Australian National Team, he has led the team to whitewash England in the 2013-14 Ashes series and to defeat South Africa in a match test series. He stood down as captain of Australian Twenty20 cricket team in order to emphasize more on his ODI performance and Test Career.
Michael Clarke announced his retirement from cricketing after a 15-year long career. His final international match against New Zealand saw him give 74 runs out of 72 balls, leading him to obtain a standing ovation in the MCG crowd. He has also been criticized at times for the worst performance in history, of Australian Test Cricket. However, his contributions to the win of the 5th World Cup for Australia is unmistakable and to be remembered for several more years to come.
While it has not been known who Michael Clarke parents were, it is known that his father had an indoor sports center. This is why he might have been interested in cricket since an early age. He has been associated with several health issues in the past too. Michael Clarke was diagnosed with skin cancer on 2005 but he has managed to keep it in control. Since the age of 17, he has been suffering from back pain too. He has also had a string of hamstring injuries throughout the span of his career. However, this has not led Michael Clarke net worth to decrease in the very least.
Michael Clarke wife is the beautiful Kyly Boldy. She is a model and business owner who has been active with the public too. The couple got married in the year 2012 on the 15th of May. They announced their pregnancy in the year 2015 on the 8th of July. A baby girl of the couple named Kelsey Lee was born on the 17th of November. Michael Clarke wife and child are living happily with him and it seems that the couple is not experiencing any marital issues as of now.
It has also been known that he was very close to 25-year-old, Australian Test opener Phil Hughes who died in an accident that involved his being hit in the neck by a bouncer. He was deeply grieved by his loss and even requested the jersey number 64 to be retired from the Cricket Australia.
Net Worth and Awards
Michael Clarke net worth surely has risen to a great amount as he is one of the many high-class players in the Australian Cricket arena. Michael Clarke net worth is a whopping 16 million dollars and that has been accumulated over the years for his club career as well as his international cricket career. Michael Clarke net has also been accumulated mostly because of his work in several adverts and endorsement projects. He is named as the fifth highest Australian athlete of all time.
He is also the winner of a string of awards like Trans-Tasman Trophy, Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Warne-Muralitharan Trophy and Man of the Match Awards in the years 2004, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.