Lee Furlong is an Australian television personality, sports presenter, model, entrepreneur, and a writer. She is best known to the public as the wife of former Australian Cricketer Shane Watson. Besides this she is working as the Managing Director of Watson Promotions private Limited.
Early Life and Bio: Lee Furlong
Lee Furlong was born on 24 August 1986 in Cronulla beach, New South Wales, Australia. Her fathers name is Ed Furlong and Mothers name is Marjorie Furlong. She has a sibling who is her brother named Luke Furlong. Her nationality and ethnicity are Australian.
Education: Lee Furlong
Lee Furlong attended a high school in New South wales to get herself schooling education. After completing her schooling, she enrolled herself at the University of Wollongong. She graduated from the University of Wollongong with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Career: Lee Furlong
After her graduation, Furlong started working at the ‘Channel 10’ as a presenter on ‘Sports Tonight’ and ‘Seriously AFL’ and worked there for about 2 years. In 2006, Furlong joined Fox Sports, 24-hours Sports news channel. She also hosted the show ‘The Sexist Man In League On Sports Tonight’. Lee was nominated for the Newcomer of the Year by ‘Daily Telegraph’ for her incredible work ethic and expertise in the work. She has been working professionally for long and continuous polishes she skills. Furlong covered the news of former Olympic gold medalist Nova Peris as a sports anchor and has established herself as a sports anchor.
In 2018, she added another accomplishment to her list of skills by becoming a writer. She wrote a kid’s book with the title ‘Nothing Happens Outside’. Besides this, Lee is the Managing Director of ‘Watson Promotions Pvt Ltd. Furthermore, she is also the General Manager of a professional training and coaching center by the name of ‘BEON Performance’.
Marriage and Children: Lee Furlong
Lee Furlong became Lee Watson when she married the all-rounder star cricketer Shane Watson. The couple first met in the year of 2006 through their friends and after being in a relationship for several years the couple finally got married on 3rd June 2010. Previously she was rumored to be in a relationship with formal Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe. It is said that the couple started dating in 2004 however for some reason their relationship didn’t work out and they eventually broke up in 2005. The couple was blessed with their son, William Watson, on March 14, 2013, and daughter, Matilda Victoria Watson, on May 23, 2015.
Net Worth: Lee Furlong
Lee Furlong has an estimated net worth of around $1 million but information about her salary and other earnings is not known. She has earned this amount from her successful sports presenting career. Her husband Shane Watson is a former Australian professional cricketer who has also earned good net worth from his playing career. He has earned a net worth of around $18 million from his playing career and endorsements.
Lee Furlong is not active on social media platforms. She likes to stay away from media attention and is therefore away from social media platforms. She is not active on any of the platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Husband: Shane Watson
Her Husband Shane Watson is a retired professional Australian Cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast-medium swing bowler who played international cricket between 2002 and 2016.
He was the world No. 1 T20I all-rounder for 150 weeks, including an all-time record of 120 consecutive weeks. He is considered one of the most influential white ball all-rounders in this era and won the Player of the Series or Most Valuable Player award in a number of crucial tournaments, including the 2009 Champions Trophy, 2012 World T20, 2008 IPL and 2013 IPL.