Who is Shane Warne's ex-wife Simone Callahan? Australian cricketer dies of 'heart attack' at 52
Former Australian Cricketer Shane Warne, known for his legendary spin-bowling, has died after suffering a suspected heart attack. The player, globally known as one the best in his game, was 52 years old at the time of death. The cricket icon was reportedly discovered in an unresponsive state at a villa in Thailand.
Warne was discovered unconscious late Friday afternoon by three friends staying in the same villa on Koh Samui island. They tried to revive him but failed. Warne was then taken by an ambulance to hospital, where medical personnel could not revive him. Warne is also survived by his ex-wife Simone, who he had been married to for 10 years before their split in 2005. The player also had two daughters and son.
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Who is Shane Warne's ex-wife?
Shane Warne was married to Simone Callahan who was working as a promotions girl for Aussie lager Foster’s when they met at a celebrity event in Melbourne in 1992. The two tied the knot in 1995 and had their first child two years later. They would however go on to split ten years later in 2005.
After their divorce, the pair had briefly reconciled once again in 2009, but split again for the final time in 2010. "Getting divorced was a difficult time in my life and for my children. And it was my fault. So I have to live with that for the rest of my life, it wasn't easy," Warne had said in January this year.
Warne and Simone had three children together. Their eldest daughter Brooke, 24, is reportly about to get married to boyfriend Alex Heath in early 2022. Shane and Simone also have another daughter, Summer, 20, and 22-year-old son Jackson.
As of the present, Callahan lives in Melboune and works as a yoga instructor fell time, according to her Instagram profile where she has 19,000 followers.
Relatonship with Elizabeth Hurley
The Australian legend also had a famous and PDA-filled relationship with actress Liz Hurley between 2010 and 2013. The two started dating shortly after Hurley's split from husband Arun Nayar in 2010.
The couple were spotted kissing in London leading her to tweet that she and Arun had "separated a few months ago". Their relationship quickly developed and in 2011 he proposed "on impulse" on a yacht. The pair were engaged until 2013 when they cancelled their wedding.
Warne had previously described his relationship with Hurley as "the happiest years" of his life. "I miss the love we had. My years with Elizabeth were the happiest of my life. I wanted to be better with her," he told The Mirror in 2018.