Not everyone can be a sports star at a young age. However, Ellyse Perry is an exception who made debut for the Australia Women’s National Soccer Team as well as the Australian cricket team at the young age of 16. Furthermore, at the tender age of 16, she was able to win millions of hearts with her amazing cricketing skills. Additionally, she is the first Australian woman sports personality who appeared in both the world cup of football and cricket.
The famous Australian cricket personality Ellyse was born on the 3rd of November, 1990, in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia. Moreover, her birth name is Ellyse Alexandra Perry. Also, Perry was born under the zodiac group Sagittarius. To know more about the husband, age, height, cricket stats, and Instagram profile of this famous cricketer stick with us.
Ellyse Perry Husband: Married to Matt Toomua
The famous Australian sports personality, Ellyse Perry is enjoying a blissful marital relationship with her boyfriend changed husband, Matt Toomua.
Talking about how Ellyse got close with Matt, they first opened their relationship to the public while they appeared in the John Eales Medal ceremony on the 24th of October 2013. Then, on the 20th of August 2014, they got engaged. As they were both dedicated to each other, the love-bird later married on the 19th of December, 2015.
Ellyse Perry says that Matt has been fortunate to her. According to Ellyse, her husband is a lucky charm. In particular, she has mentioned that she started being more successful after she met with her husband. She also says that she feels settled and feels like she can achieve anything with him.
On Instagram, she posted a picture with Matt with the caption “🌏” which means he is her world.
Along with her husband, Ellyse Perry moved to Melbourne in the year 2019 for her husband to play in the Melbourne Rebels. Despite being married for 5 years, the couple hasn’t planned for the baby yet.
Who is Matt Toomua?
Matt is a well-known rugby union player of Australia who played for over 35 times, representing the team of Australia since 2013. As of 2020, he currently plays for the Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby as a fly-half or inside centre.
Furthermore, he previously played for the Leicester Tigers in the Premiership Rugby of England. Also, he played for the Brumbies in Australia. In the present context, he is actively playing in Super Rugby in Melbourne Rebels.
Ellyse Perry Body Measurements: Height and Weight
As a sportswoman, Ellyse has maintained a perfect body with a constant diet. Furthermore, her height perfectly fits for being a cricketer as she is about 5 feet and 11 inches tall, which is approximately 181 centimeters. She weighs about 132 lbs, which is 59 kilograms.
As of 2020, Perry is 29 years old. As she stands tall and slim, she has a beautiful body of athletic build with a size of about 29 inches waist, 35 inches hip, and 34 inches breast. This blonde haired girl with brown eyes requires the shoe of size ten and dress of size seven as per the U.S standards.
Ellyse Perry Early Life and Family: Daughter of Mark Perry and Kathy Perry
Born as a daughter of Mark Perry and Kathy Perry, Ellyse grew up in the Sydney suburb of Wahroonga. Additionally, she grew up along with her brother named Damien Perry. Perry attended Beecroft Public School for her primary level education and eventually attended Pymble Ladies’ College, completing 12th in 2018.
During her college days, Ellyse was actively involved in sports. In particular, she was Sports Captain, Athletics Captain, and Cricket Captain for her college team. Moreover, during her school days, she played a variety of sports such as tennis, athletics, touch football, and golf.
Education And Other Projects
Currently, Ellyse is a student of Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney. Apart from her education, she regularly appears in the Triple J radio breakfast to present her segment “Perry Good Sports Woman” along with Tom Ballard and Alex Dyson.
Social Media Engagement
With a significant number of about 469 thousand followers on her Instagram profile, she is extremely famous in social media. Moreover, she has posted nearly 268 images on her Instagram profile. As a cricket lover, she often has many pictures with her teammates and her practice sessions. On 21st of November, 2019 she posted a picture with her group, Captioning:
“Heading over to Perth today with @SixersBBL. Come down this Saturday and Sunday and cheer the girls on with me!“.
Here’s the picture
Moreover, she has also posted an image from the stadium in which she says,
“Our first series of home matches for the season starts this weekend against Sri Lanka. Really looking forward to the summer ahead. Hopefully, catch some of you across Sydney or Brisbane in the next few weeks!“.
The picture is given below:
Also, her Instagram profile says that she has done various cricket photoshoots. A picture of her carrying the cricket bat has won the hearts of many. For the image, she has chosen a thoughtful caption:
“This summer we are taking on the Kiwis around the country on the biggest stage yet. It would be awesome to see you there! @southernstars @commbank“.
Also See: Justin Tafa (“Bad Man”)
How did Sachin Tendulkar react to batting against Ellyse?
After a great match at the Junction Oval in Melbourne, Sachin Tendulkar said that he got more nervous than Ellyse Perry during the game because he was not able to conclude if he could see the ball or not. This shows that Ellyse is one of the best Australian Cricket players who can trouble any players on her day.
Net Worth: $5 Million
Playing both sports, cricket, and football, Ellyse has an estimated net worth over $5 million. Reportedly, the cricketing star, Ellyse Perry is expected to earn $300,000 a season, playing domestic cricket. In general, the cricketer who plays in the WBBL is reported to earn around $50,000 as a salary.
On the other hand, as per the reports, an international cricketer from Australia now has an average wage of up to $94,000 and this doesn’t include WBBL deals or match fees which will push the players to generate the revenue of $200,000 in average.
Apart from salary, Ellyse is also expected to earn an additional amount of money from endorsement and sponsorship. Particularly, she has an endorsement deal with different brands such as Adidas, Hublot Australia, Women’s Health Australia, CommBank, Jockey and many more.
Does Ellyse Perry have a book?
Other than the successful versions of Ellyse Perry books, which include Pocket Rocket, Magic Feet, and Winning Touch. She came with a new book named Perspective. In her book, she has shared insight into her life. The book is available for $40 in Harper Collins Australia. Hence, she proved herself as an author other than a cricket and soccer star.
Australian Cricket Award
At the Australian Cricket Awards in Melbourne, Ellyse Perry got the award of the Belinda Clark Medal.
Football Life of Ellyse Perry
While Ellyse used to play soccer, she used to play as a defender. Her first match was against Hong Kong for the Australian National Team. She was 16 years old while she started playing soccer. Reportedly, she scored a goal in the second minute of her debut match.
Hence, Australia was able to win the match. Also, she has played for various teams like Queensland Roar, Canberra United, Brisbane Roar’s Elise Kellogg Knight, and Central Coast Mariners.