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Shaun Murphy Bio: Wife, Married, Family, Net Worth

Published On: 02 Jul, 2018

Shaun Murphy Bio: Wife, Married, Family, Net Worth

English professional snooker player Shaun Murphy is recognized for winning the 2005 World Snooker Championship. The player won his first professional tournament, Benson & Hedges Championship in 2000, defeating Mark Davis. Murphy was qualified for the 2005 World Championship after he beat John Higgins and Peter Ebdon in two qualifying matches.

Shaun's Married Life; Welcomes Baby Boy With Scientist Wife

The 35-year-old, Shaun and his fiancée, American Scientist Elaine O'Reilly shared the wedding vows in June 2016. After three months of married life, the duo welcomed their son named Harry Patrick Murphy in September 2016.

His son opened his eyes on 4 September 2016 at the University of Nottingham Medical School. He announced the arrival of his newly born to his fans.

Shaun Murphy embraces his son, Harry Patrick Murphy on 4 September 2016 (Photo: Twitter)

Shaun and Elaine got engaged during Christmas holidays in 2014. Elaine is a Scientist, who has certified with a B. Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry in 2006 from University College Dublin (UCD). She and began a Ph.D.degree in organic chemistry at the same college.

Shaun's Previous Relationship; Married Life Ends In Divorce

Shaun shared three years of matrimony with a lady named Clare Murphy. The duo got married in July 2005 right after Shaun was victorious at the Snooker World Championship. The pair parted ways in October 2008.

The rumors of their separation surfaced when Shaun did not wear his wedding ring during the snooker tournament, Grand Prix in 2008.

After his relationship with his then-wife ended, he had a physical relationship with a brunette named Abigayle Tadeo. Abigayle said in an interview with Mirror in 2209 that they had sexual intercourse at Kettering, Northants back in November 2008. She also said that Shaun promised her to marry her, but he showed no interest after their physical relationship.

Family Life: Divorced Parents, Battles Hard Time

Shaun's parents parted ways when he was 14 years old. He lived with his father, Tony Murphy, a former professional golfer. In an interview with Independent in April 2013, Murphy revealed that he was in his mid-teens and going through some hard time after his parents divorced.

In the interview, he claimed that to stress out his family issue; he became a Christian after meeting a religious family on holiday when he was 15 years old. The teenage had met some religious people that took him to their local church. He noticed all the people were happy in the holy place that obliged him to do live life without any constraint.

Shaun never saw his mother until he turned 19. The player chose his father’s footstep to follow his passion into a professional snooker career.

How Much Is Shaun Murphy’s Net Worth?

Shaun Murphy has derived the majority of his net worth from his snooker career since 1998. The player added a significant amount of receipts after winning the prize money of £25000 at the World Snooker Championship back in 2005.

Shaun earned more than £3 million as prize money from his 20 years of playing career. The snooker player also received a colossal sum of paychecks after beating Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final of Champion of Champions on 12 November 2017.

The player thrived into the game of snooker at the age of eight when his parents bought him snooker table as his Christmas gift.

Short Bio

Shaun Murphy was born on 10 August 1982 in Harlow as per wiki. The snooker champ stands at the height of 1.81 m (5’ 11”) and belongs to the white ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo.

He was homeschooled when he was 13 years old after being bullied at a private school.