Born on February 9, 1970, Glenn McGrath is a former Australian fast bowler, who played Tests, ODIs, and T20s for his country. He is considered one of the greatest bowlers in cricketing history, and a leading contributor to Australia's domination of world cricket from the 1990s to the mid-2000s.
In pic: Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his wife Sara on a beach and captioned, "Had a amazing time away with my wife @saraleonmcgrath on our trip to Portugal. Definitely recommend it as a holiday destination. Now back to reality #portugal #couplesgoals #qualitytime"
Glenn McGrath was born to parents Beverly and Kevin McGrath. He grew up in Narromine, New South Wales (NSW), where he first played cricket, and his potential was spotted by another Australian cricketer Doug Walters.
In pic: Glenn McGrath posted this picture of him with his wife Sara, who was wearing a saree on Diwali. He wrote, "Happy Diwali #diwali #festivaloflights"
GlennMcGrath's first wife, Jane Louise, was born in the United Kingdom and had worked as a flight attendant before their marriage. Glenn and Jane met at a Hong Kong nightclub in 1995, and married in 2001. They had two children, James and Holly. Jane McGrath fought recurrent battles with breast cancer, throughout their marriage.
Glenn McGrath posted this picture from a vacation in Venice with wife Sara and wrote, "Starting our European trip in Venice. Looking forward to spending some quality time with @saraleonmcgrath Check out Sara’s Instagram for more regular (in depth) posts/stories of our trip #Italy #Greece #Portugal #kidfree #hopelessatposting"
Jane McGrath died, aged 42, on June 22, 2008, to the deadly disease.
In pic: Glenn McGrath posted this picture on his 7th anniversary with Sara. He wrote, "Seven years ago we got married for the 2nd time, in Sicily, on July 4. My life changed from the moment I met you. It’s been an amazing journey so far & I look forward to every day with you. I love your passion, energy, commitment & loyalty and most of all, I love you, with everything I am. Happy (belated) anniversary honey @saraleonmcgrath #love #commitment #loyaltyiseverything #family #thefiveofus"
Glenn McGrath met his second wife Sara Leonardi, an interior designer, during the 2009 Indian Premier League. They married on November 18, 2010.
In pic: Glenn McGrath posted this picture of himself with his wife on her birthday. He wrote, "Happy Birthday to my beautiful wife @saraleonmcgrath Love you & miss you. Hope you have a great day"
Glenn McGrath and his wife Sara have a daughter named Madison Mary Harper McGrath, who was born on September 4, 2015.
In pic: Glenn McGrath posted this picture and wrote, "Had an amazing day at the Melbourne Cup. Unfortunately, no wins at the races but felt like a winner all day with my beautiful wife @saraleonmcgrath beside me #theracethatstopsthenation #melbourne"
In 2002, Glenn McGrath and his first wife Jane founded the McGrath Foundation, a breast cancer support and education charity in Australia, which raises money to fund McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities right across Australia and increase breast awareness in young women.
In pic: Glenn McGrath posted this picture of his family, from an event. He wrote, "Great start to a wonderful day for our kids James Holly and Maddie as well - supporting @mcgrathfoundation and every year in awe of the amazing generosity of the Australian people who donate to the McGrath Foundation we are for ever grateful and need everyone’s support to continue the work of our nurses who are helping over 67,000 families across Australia. #pinktest #janemcgrathday #mcgrathfamily"
Since 2007, the third day of the first Test held in Sydney Cricket Ground is named Jane McGrath Day.
In pic: Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his beautiful wife. He wrote, "The @mcgrathfoundation #pinktest to me is about hope, celebration of life and family. We’ve been overwhelmed by the support of both the cricketing and wider community in our 11th year. Please keep donating at pinktest.com.au to help us support families experiencing breast cancer."
Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his wife after a long time away from her. He wrote, "So good to be home after being overseas for 3 weeks. Great to see my kids & my beautiful wife @saraleonmcgrath #proudhusband #proudfather"
Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his wife from an event of the McGrath Foundation.
Glenn Mcgrath posted this picture and wrote, "On our way in to the #city2surf with @saraleonmcgrath We're running with the NSW Police Legacy team. Should be an amazing day #running #charity #NSWpolice #mcgrathfoundation"
Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his wife Sara on their anniversary. He wrote, "Happy anniversary to my beautiful wife @saraleonmcgrath Love you so much xx #6thweddinganniversary"
Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his wife in Lisbon. He wrote, "So nice to not have a schedule —#sightseeing #lisbon"
Glenn McGrath posted this picture and wrote, "@glennmcgrath11 and I at the Very exciting launch of #thepinktestvillage... @nelrestaurant . forgot to tell you a very important piece of information - #thepinkvillage will be open 3-5 of January from 9:30 am to 7pm at centennial parklands and entry is FREE... I said free so no excuse not to come and enjoy watching the cricket on the big screen."
Glenn McGrath posted this picture with Sara from an event. He wrote, "Charlie Teo Foundation Gala #2datenights #charlieteofoundation #braincancer #amazingmen"
Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his family to raise awareness for cancer. He wrote, "A beautiful pic again this year as we prepare for the Sydney Pink Test. Thank you to everyone who supports the @mcgrathfoundation So proud of our Nurses and the incredible support they provide. Help us reach our goal of $2,100,000 and make a positive difference in a lot of people’s lives #pinktest #mcgrathfamily #SCG #AUSvIND"
Glenn McGrath seen here having a nice dinner outing while in India. He wrote, "Truffle night with friends #itcgrandchola #chennai #india"
Glenn McGrath is now doing some amazing work to raise awareness of cancer through his foundation. He posted this picture and wrote, "Fantastic Pink Stumps Day at Kirribilli House with the Prime Minister @turnbullmalcolm, @saraleonmcgrath, my kids, @mcgrathfoundation supporters and three junior cricket teams from Thornleigh, Quirindi and Bringelly #McGrathFoundation #pinkstumpsday #mcgrathbreastcarenurses #cricket #breastcare"
Glenn McGrath posted this picture with his family and wrote, "Come to New York and run the New York City Marathon with us with any donation of $200 or more on our gofundraise Page your name will be printed on the back of our running shirt. Our gofundraise Page is in the link underneath my bio. In the comment section after you made the donation write the name you would like on our shirt. We only have one month to go before we fly to NY and @saraleonmcgrath is printing the shirts on the 2nd of November the cut off is 3pm, Sydney time. Thank you again for your donations #mcgrathfoundation #breastawarenessmonth #nycmarathon"
Glenn McGrath posted this picture from New York City with his wife Sara.
Glenn McGrath posted this picture of himself with his wife Sara at a party in Chennai, India. He wrote, "Will be missing Chennai and our beautiful and fun loving friends, not to mention the delicious food #india @veenamammen @aditimammengupta xxx"
Glenn McGrath turns 49 on February 9, 2019. On this occasion, we take a look at the bowling legend's life after retirement with his wife Sara. (Pics/ Glenn McGrath Instagram)
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