Michael Clarke (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Biography

Michael Clarke (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Biography
Michael Clarke Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth April 2, 1981
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Blue

Michael Clarke is an Australian cricket commentator and former cricketer who was noted for his exceptional batting style and is best remembered for captaining the Australian cricket team from 2011 to 2015. He has more than 3 million followers on Twitter, more than 1 million followers on Instagram, and more than 3 million followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Michael John Clarke

Nick Name

Mike, Clarkey, Pup, Nemo

Michael Clarke as seen smiling in May 2017
Michael Clarke as seen smiling in May 2017 (Michael Clarke / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia

Nationality

Australian nationality

 

Occupation

Former Cricketer, Cricket Commentator

Bowling Style

Slow Left-Arm Orthodox

Batting Style

Right-Handed

Role

Batsman

Shirt Number

23 (in ODIs)

Net Worth

Michael’s net worth was $22 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

72 kg or 159 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Michael has dated –

  1. Erina-lea Connelly (2001-2007)
  2. Lara Bingle (2007-2010)
  3. Kyly Boldy (2010-2020) – Michael got married to model Kyly Boldy on May 15, 2012.  They welcomed their daughter Kelsey Lee Clarke on November 17, 2015. However, the couple parted ways in February 2020.
  4. Sasha Armstrong (2018) – RUMOR
  5. Pip Edwards (2020-2021)

Michael and Kyly seen during happier times in 2019
Michael and Kyly seen during happier times in 2019 (Kyly Boldy / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

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Hair Color

Black

However, he mostly dyes his hair ‘Blonde’.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Multiple tattoos on his body

Michael Clarke Favorite Things

  • Indian Foods – Biryani, Naan
  • Batsman – Brian Lara
  • Batting Partners – Andrew Symonds, Michael Hussey
  • Football Players – Steven Gerrard, Tim Cahill
  • Holiday Destination – Whitsunday Islands in Queensland

Source – CricTracker.com, Hindustan Times, PRNewswire.com, News.com.au, Hindustan Times

Michael Clarke seen in a picture taken in July 2019
Michael Clarke seen in a picture taken in July 2019 (Michael Clarke / Instagram)

Michael Clarke Facts

  1. He once described fellow cricketer Shane Watson as ‘cancer of the team’.
  2. Michael was in incredible form in 2012 and set the record for scoring 4 double centuries in test cricket in a single year.
  3. He was certainly a controversial captain and was labeled as toxic by players like Matthew Hayden, Simon Katich, Andrew Symonds, Michael Hussey, and Mitchell Johnson.
  4. Michael was devastated by the tragic death of his close friend and teammate Phillip Hughes, who passed away suddenly after being struck in the neck by a fatal bouncer in November 2014.

Featured Image by Michael Clarke / Instagram

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