Shannon Saunders Biography

( 1990 - )
July 17, 2019
First published on:July 17, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Shannon Saunders

Date of Birth: 1990, October 12
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: New Zealand
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Shannon Francois
Famous Name Shannon Saunders
Nationality Kiwis
Ethnicity white
Birth Place New Zealand
Salary $50,000
Net Worth $2 million
Married to Mark Saunders
Profession netballl player
Started career as netballl player
University attended University of Otago
Graduated year 2012
Full Name Shannon Francois
Current team Southern Steel and Silver Ferns
Horoscope Libra
Siblings 1

Shannon Saunders is a professional New Zealand's netball player who is in the world cup squad of the Silver Ferns for the 2019 Netball World Cup. She also plays for the Southern Steel of the ANZ Championship and was also in New Zealand's U-21 squad.

Shannon started her club career with the Southern Steel in 2012 and since then she is with the Steel. She is a happily married woman and her net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Further facts regarding her married life, spouse, salary and net worth are discussed in detail below.

How Much is Shannon Saunders Salary and Net Worth?

Well, Shannon Saunders started her professional career back in 2012 so her career earnings are higher than that of newcomers. So far she is projected to have earned a net worth of around $2 million and her overall career earnings are listed around $4 million.

The exact figure for salary and net worth of netball players is hard to find but there are some assumptions made regarding their salaries and net worth. The average salary reported for the netball players is between $40,000 to $67,500 annually so Shannon might be receiving a salary of around $50,000.

Besides her club career, she also plays for the Silver Ferns and is in the world cup squad of the New Zealand's national netball team so, from her national team, she is projected to have received a sum of around $30,000. Moreover, if the Silver Ferns win the 2019 Netball Worldcup she might earn decent money as a prize. 

She hasn't mentioned any endorsement deals so far and there is no information available regarding her personal assets like cars, houses, etc.

Is Shannon Saunders Married or Single? Know about her Spouse and Married life

Shannon Saunders is a happily married woman who is currently enjoying her married life with her spouse. She tied the knot with her boyfriend Mark Saunders on January 2019, in a lavish wedding ceremony which was attended by her family, friends, and teammates including Laura Langman and Gina Crampton. 

Shannon Saunders with her spouse Mark Saunders SOURCE: Instagram

Shannon and her husband Mark were together for quite a long time as she mentioned in her social media that the couple has been together for over ten years in a photo shared in 2016. So far the couple seems happy with each other and they have a great bonding in their married life and there are no signs of divorce.

Shannon Saunders SOURCE: Instagram

There aren't many facts disclosed about Shannon's spouse and she hasn't mentioned details about her past affairs or relationships in the media. The couple seems to be very fond of traveling as Shannon has shared a lot of posts of them having a good time in different places.

Shannon Chilling in Potato Head Beach Club Bali SOURCE: Instagram

If you take a look at her official social media accounts, you will find that she is an animal lover and has kept a pet dog with her. She was diagnosed with cancer and after she knew the result, she felt broken and in one of her interviews she mentioned that

"I was mentally prepared for it because I just knew it was something bad," she remembers. "I knew something wasn't right. Hearing those words… yeah, it was quite scary. Though, apparently, it's the 'best type' of cancer you can get." 

Soon after 8 days of her cancer operation, she joined her team in the court. 

Shannon Saunders Body Measurements

Shannon Saunders is 29 years old professional netball player who has a height of 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in) and further details about her body measurements are still not revealed.

Shannon Saunders Early Life and Childhood

Shannon Francois Saunders was born on  12 October 1990, in New Zealand. She holds a Kiwi nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. As per some of the sources, she has an older sister but the names and other facts regarding her sister and parents are not revealed yet.

: Shannon Saunders SOURCE: Instagram

She enrolled in the University of Otago and completed her Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from there in 2012. 

Shannon Saunders Professional Netball Career

Shannon Saunders is a professional New Zealand's netball player who is in the world cup squad of the Silver Ferns for the 2019 Netball World Cup. She also plays for the Southern Steel of the ANZ Championship and was also in New Zealand's U-21 squad.

She is currently playing alongside Karin Burger, Casey Kopua, and Katrina Rore and many more. Shannon started her club career with the Southern Steel in 2012 and since then she is with the Steel. 



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