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Michael Clarke: Age, career info, earnings and net worth

Michael Clarke
Michael Clarke: Age, career info, earnings and net worth. Photo/ Sky Sports.
  • Michael Clarke is a former cricketer who scored truckloads of runs while representing the Australian cricket team
  • Clarke helped Australia win the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy, 2007 Cricket World Cup and the 2015 Cricket World Cup
  • The 42-year-old retired from all forms of cricket after the final Test of the 2015 Ashes series

For biography starters, Michael Clarke is an Australian former cricketer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest of the game.

Nicknamed “Pup”, Clarke was a classy batter who scored truckloads of runs while representing the Australian cricket team in both Test and ODI. Scoring double centuries was not a big deal for the legend, who was an integral part of Australia’s squad that won the 2007 and 2015 ODI World Cups.

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke. Photo/ English Jagran.

Clarke served as the captain of the Twenty20 International (T20I) side between 2007 and 2010. He retired from all forms of cricket after the final Test of the 2015 Ashes series. Keep reading Michael Clarke biography to find more info about his career and personal life.

Michael Clarke Biography 

Full Name Michael John Clarke
Source of wealth Cricket
Age 42
Place of Birth Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.78 m
Nationality Australian
Date of birth 2 April 1981
Occupation Cricket Player
Marital Status Unmarried


Michael Clarke made his first-class debut for New South Wales as a seventeen-year-old. In 2002, he joined English club Ramsbottom Cricket Club where he became the first player to hit a double century in the history of the Lancashire League.

Following his impressive performance, Clark was selected to represent the Australia national team in 2003. He made his ODI debut in January against England at Adelaide Oval.

In October 2004, Clarke played in his first Test match during Australia’s tour of India. Even though he was not confident at first, he ended up showing scoring 151 runs. He was named player of the match as Australia secured victory and continued to play well for the rest of the tournament.

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke biography. Photo/ Sky Sports.

Clarke struggled with form for sometime afterwards and was even dropped out of the national team. However, he changed his batting technique and found his way back to the national team.

Clarke became a key player for the Australia national team and helped the team win the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy, 2007 Cricket World Cup and the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

The 42-year-old served as Australia’s vice captain for some time and was named captain of the Twenty20 side after Ricky Ponting decided to retire in October 2009.

Michael Clarke captained Australia for the last time in the 2015 Ashes series. He announced that he was retiring after the series.


When you are talented and famous like Michael Clarke, people want to know everything about you, including your earnings. Well, that’s the info we will be looking at on this part of Michael Clarke biography.

According to the website CricBouncer, Clarke has been working as a commentator since ending his playing career. However, details about his earnings are not available. We couldn’t also find info on his annual earnings as a cricket player for the Australia cricket team.

Net Worth 

Michael Clarke boasts an estimated net worth of $22 million. The 42-year-old has earned his share of money by playing cricket at the top level, working as a commentator and doing endorsements.

Speaking of endorsements, Clarke has always had an aura around him and thus attracted many companies. Over the years, he has had endorsement deals with brand such as Hublot, Family Zone, Respiri, Sportshero, Toyota and Genesis Motors Australia, among others.

Personal Life 

Well, our Michael Clarke biography would be incomplete without talking about his personal life. To begin with, Clarke was born on 2 April 1981 and raised in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia. His father’s name is Les Clarke, and his mother’s name is Debbie Clarke. The former New South Wales has a sister named Leanne Clarke.

Moving onto his love affairs, Clarke is currently dating Karl Stefanovic’s sister-in-law, Jade Yarbrough. He has previously been in relationships with celebrities such as model Lara Bingle, Kyly Boldy and Pip Edwards.


Where was Michael Clarke born?

Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.

How old is Michael Clarke?

Michael Clarke is currently 42 years old.

What is the net worth of Michael Clarke?

$22 million.

Is Michael Clarke still in a relationship? 

Michael Clarke is currently dating Jade Yarbrough.

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