Shane Warne, the legendary Australian spinner who died tragically on March 4, last year, left the majority of his nearly 120-acre estate to his three children.
Economic Times: Shane Warne, the renowned Australian spinner who tragically passed away from a heart attack on March 4 of last year, divided the majority of his estate equally among his three children. His estate is estimated to be worth over 120 crore . After his last will was made public by Victoria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, the same information came to light.
In addition to his children, Warne’s brother Jason will receive 2% of the money the former cricketer leaves behind, and his niece Tyla and nephew Sebastian will each receive 2%.
According to The Herald Son, Warne has left his son Jackson his vehicle collection worth more than 3 crores. However, the second-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket history did not leave anything to his ex-wife, Simone Callahan, or Liz Hurley, his former fiancee.
Warner owned a $6.5 million home in Portsea, as well as $2 million in personal belongings, including a flashy jet ski. Furthermore, the bowler who is said to have bowled the century to England’s Mike Gatting in 1993 had $5 million in his Australian bank account and another $500,000 in a separate account. He owned shares worth $3 million.
It is also reported that now that Warne’s will has been granted probate, his executors will be able to divide his property among the beneficiaries.
The cricketing legend died at the age of 52 after collapsing while on vacation in Thailand. The news stunned the cricket world, as it had lost one of its legends while still having much to offer in various capacities.
Warne represented Australia in 145 Tests and 194 One-Day Internationals, taking 708 and 293 wickets respectively, taking his international wicket tally past 1000.
Over 50,000 people attended Warne’s state funeral at Melbourne Cricket Ground, which became known as his home ground because he was a Victorian lad.
Source: Economic Times