Ellyse Perry Biography, Family, Relationship, Affairs, Husband, Career, Net Worth, Social Media Profiles

Australian Cricketer Ellyse Perry
Ellyse Perry

Who is Ellyse Perry?

Ellyse Perry is an Australian Woman cricketer all-rounder who can handle the bat and ball with ease. Perry made her debut during the 2007-08 Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL). After that, she contributed to her team winning multiple trophies, including the Commonwealth Games and the ICC Women’s World Cup. Ellyse is also the only Australian to have represented the nation in both FIFA and Cricket World Cups.

Ellyse Perry photo captured while playing football
Ellyse Perry photo captured while playing football

Ellyse Perry Early Life and Family

Ellyse Perry was born on November 3, 1990 in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia. Her real name is Ellyse Alexandra Perry. Speaking about her family, Perry’s father, Mark Patrick Perry, was her coach and mentor. Her mother’s name is Kathy Perry is a homemaker. Perry has a sibling, his name is Damien Perry.

Growing up in a cricket-loving family, Perry’s got a love for the game at a young age. From the very beginning, she attracted the attention of both cricket professionals and fans with her amazing talent.

She attended Beecroft Primary School and later Pymble Ladies’ College. Ellyse Perry completed her Higher School Certificate in 2008. She also pursued a degree in Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Ellyse Perry Biography

Real NameEllyse Alexandra Perry
Nick NamePez
Date of BirthNovember 3, 1990
ParentsFather: Mark Patrick Perry
Mother: Kathy Perry
Siblings1 (Brother)
BrotherDamien Perry
Place of BirthWahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Age33 Years Old
Height5′ 9” Ft
Sexual OrientationStraight
Home TownWahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Current LocationMelbourne, VIC, Australia
SchoolBeecroft Primary School
CollegePymble Ladies’ College & University of Sydney
Educational QualificationGraduate
International DebutJuly 2007
Marital StatusDivorced
AffairsMatt To’omua & Nat Fyfe

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Ellyse Perry Relationship and Affairs

Ellyse Perry, affectionately known as “Pez”, maintains a private life. Although the details about her boyfriend are not much publicised, still there’s a lot in the media.

Ellyse Perry with ex boyfriend and husband Matt Toomua
Ellyse Perry with ex boyfriend and husband Matt Toomua
  • Perry and Australian rugby player Matt To’omua went public with their relationship on 24 October 2013. They appeared together at the John Eales Medal ceremony and announced their engagement on 20 August 2014. They got married on 20 December 2015. Perry is passionate about coffee. She co-owns several cafes with her husband. However, they separated in 2020.
  • Reportedly, Perry again found a lover, as she started dating AFL star Nat Fyfe. But, in the second half of 2022, they broke up. Now, Ellyse Perry is single and enjoying her life more than ever.
Ellyse Perry photo with ex boyfriend and lover Nat Fyfe.
Ellyse Perry photo with ex boyfriend and lover Nat Fyfe

She is active in philanthropy and an active campaigner for organizations such as the LBW (Learning for a Better World) Trust, the Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation, and the McGrath Foundation.

Ellyse Perry Professional Career

Domestic Career

Ellyse Perry playing tennis in tennis costume.

In her early career she gained a lot of recognition for her roles as Sports, Athletics, and Cricket Captain at Pymble, she displayed versatility in various sports including tennis, athletics, touch football, and golf alongside cricket and soccer.

After playing in the FIFA World Cup, Perry gradually shifted her focus to one side and became a single-sport professional athlete. But then, Perry has become a prominent figure in Australian sports culture.

Ellyse Alexandra Perry started her career at the age of 16. In January 2007, she participated in an under-19 interstate tournament and played for New South Wales. She made 74 runs and took 3 wickets in three matches. Playing for the same state, it was during this time when Perry met her future Australian teammate, Alyssa Healy.

In the whole tournament, she proved her talent and immediately earned a place in the Australian youth team for a tour of New Zealand later in the same year.

International Career

  • On 22 July 2007, Ellyse Perry made her ODI debut against New Zealand at just 16 years and 8 months. She became the youngest-ever cricketer to represent Australia at a big level. Perry took 2 wickets for 37 runs in her first game.
  • After that, she was called up for T20I matches against England in February 2008 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. She displayed a brilliant all-round performance. Perry made 29* (25) balls before taking 4/20 off 4 overs. Her contribution helped Australia win by 21 runs.
  • She has set many records and achieved milestones in her cricketing career. Perry recorded the highest score by an Australian woman in Test matches, became the first player to reach 1,000 runs with 100 wickets in T20Is, and was the third player to take 150 wickets in women’s ODIs. 
  • As of now. Ellyse Perry has won many trophies with the Australian women’s squad. She won several, including gold medals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and the ICC Women’s World Cup (in 2013 and 2022). She has also won the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup (in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2020 and 2023).
Ellyse Perry T20 World Cup photo
Ellyse Perry T20 World Cup photo
  • Perry’s all-round skills extend beyond Australian shores. In 2023, she was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the inaugural season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL). She had a base price of INR 50 Lakh and got a whopping deal in return, sold at INR 1.7 crore.

Ellyse Perry Net Worth

Ellyse Perry is one of the richest female cricketers in the world. She has a net worth of approximately $10 million in 2024.

Ellyse Perry net worth

She earns a lot from playing cricket and has contracts with Cricket Australia and the Sydney Sixers Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) team. Perry also makes money as a brand ambassador from brands like Adidas, Commonwealth Bank and Priceline.

Apart from that, She is one of the most popular cricketers in the world to have over 1 million followers on Instagram.

Ellyse Perry Social Media Profiles

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Ellyse Perry Photos

Ellyse Perry Pic in Saree
Ellyse Perry Pic in Saree
Ellyse Perry photo in gym wear
Ellyse Perry photo in gym wear
Ellyse Perry Gym Wear Pics