Lee Furlong

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Broadcaster (1986)
Wed Jan 04 2023
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Relationship Timeline Of Lee Furlong

Husband : Shane Watson
Lee Furlong Married To Shane Watson In 2010.

Lee Furlong, now known as Lee Watson, is an Australian broadcaster, TV personality, entrepreneur, and writer. But lately, she is better known for being the wife of world No. 1 T20I all-rounder, Australian cricketer, Shane Watson.

Besides this, she is working as the Managing Director of ‘Watson Promotions Pvt Ltd. Today let's talk about more interesting details about Lee in the below sections.

When Lee and Shane Got Hitched?

33, Furlong and her husband, Watson, 339, are happily married for more than one decade. They even have marked their 10 years of togetherness in early 2020.

The Wedding Picture of Lee Furlong and Shane Watson
Image: The Wedding Picture of Lee Furlong and Shane Watson 
Source: Instagram@leewatson24

They first met each other through their mutual friends in the year 2006. After dating for over three years, the lovebirds exchanged the vows on June 3, 2010, in an intimate ceremony. Their big day was held in front of their loved ones at Central Coast Resort.

Rumoured Ex-Boyfriend, Ian Thorpe

Before marrying Shane, she was rumoured to be in a romantic love relationship with her former beau, Ian Thorpe, 38. He is an Australian retired swimmer who has won five Olympic gold medals. 

Lee Furlong With Her Ex-Boyfriend, Ian Thorpe
Image: Lee Furlong With Her Ex-Boyfriend, Ian Thorpe
Source: Getty Images

They are known to have started dating somewhere in 2004. However, their relationship couldn't last long and had parted ways in the year 2006. It seems they were together for around two years. 

She is a Mother Of Two Kids

From their one decade of beautiful marital journey, Lee and Shane are blessed with two kids. With the birth of their adorable two children, the family of two grew into four.

They welcomed their first kid, a son William Watson on March 14, 2013. And their youngest child, a daughter, Matilda Victoria Watson, arrived on May 23, 2015. Now, both of them are seen enjoying their childhood and often seen in the spotlight along with doting parents.

Lee Furlong and Shane Watson Has Two Children, William and Matilda Watson
Image: Lee Furlong and Shane Watson Has Two Children, William and Matilda Watson
Source: Instagram@leewatson24

In the year 2017, the former Test cricket star opened a children's sports clinic, Let’s Activate. It teaches the fundamentals of sports skill, using songs, movement, dance and sports activities. Moreover, he has one podcast named Lessons Learnt with the Greats.

How Much Lee Furlong Net Worth?

The 5 ft 9 inches tall Lee Furlong has an estimated net worth of $1 Million, which is alike to Kristina Pink. She has earned her worth from her career as a presenter, entrepreneur, writer, and TV personality. She joined the famous 24-hours Sports news channel, Fox Sports in 2006.

The sports broadcasters get $38,456 per year on average. Her breakthrough came when she hosted the show, The Sexist Man In League On Sports Tonight. Also, she covered the news as a sports anchor of Nova Peris, the former Olympic gold medalist.

 For her incredible work, Furlong was nominated by ‘Daily Telegraph’ for the Newcomer of the Year. Now, she works as the General Manager for BEON Performance. Meanwhile, her husband, Shane Watson, a cricket player enjoys $25 million worth, as per Celebrity Net Worth.

Bio and Early Life

Lee Furlong was born on 24 August 1986 in Cronulla Beach, New South Wales, Australia. She is the daughter of Ed Furlong (father) and Marjorie Furlong (mother). She has a sibling, a brother Luke Furlong.

She graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. After graduation, she worked for two years on ‘Sports Tonight’ and ‘Seriously AFL’ as a presenter at Channel 10.

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