Justin Langer Age, Wife, Family, Biography, Controversy, Facts & More

Justin Langer

Full NameJustin Lee Langer
NicknamesAlfie, JL, Brown Nose Gnome
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 15 inches
Eye ColourLavender Gray
Hair ColourDark Brown (Semi- Bald)
International DebutODI- 14 April 1994 against Sri Lanka at Sharjah
Test- 23-26 January 1993 against West Indies at Adelaide
Domestic/State TeamsMiddlesex, Somerset, Western Australia, Rajasthan Royals
Favourite ShotPull
Record (main one)Most runs scored (28382 at the average of 50.23) in the first-class cricket by an Australian
Career Turning PointIn the 1998–99 tour of Pakistan, he scored his career's first Test Century, and established himself at number three in the batting order of Austrlian cricket team
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 November 1970
Age (as in 2017) 47 Years
BirthplacePerth, Western Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
Signature Justin Langer's SignatureJustin Langer's Signature
NationalityAustralian (Aussie)
HometownPerth, Western Australia
SchoolsNewman College, Perth
Aquinas College, Perth
College/UniversityUniversity of Western Australia
Educational QualificationQuit Graduation
ReligionChristianity (Catholic)
Political InclinationLiberal Party of Australia
ControversyDuring the 2003-04 Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka, Langer was charged for brushing the stumps, but when Justin described the act unintentional, he was let-off after considering it an innocent mistake and giving mild warning by the Match referee Chris Broad
Justin Langer Brushing the Stumps
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateApril 13, 1996
Justin Langer With His Wife Sue
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughters- Jessica (Born- 1997), Ali-Rosa (Born- 1998), Sophie (Born- 2001), Gracie (Born- 2005)
Justin Langer With His Daughters Gracie, Jess, Ali-Rose, Sophie, Wife Sue, And Dog Chilli
ParentsFather- Colin Langer (Car Dealer)
Justin Langer is Congratulated By His Father Colin Langer After Securing Victory For Australia In The Second Test Between Australia And Pakistan At Bellerive
Mother- Joy-Anne (Theatre Nurse)
Justin Langer With His Mother
SiblingsBrothers- Adam and Jonathan
Sister- Jemma
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersSaeed Anwar, Kim Hughes, Allan Border, David Boon, and Steve Waugh
Favourite Cricket Writers Peter Roebuck and Mike Coward
Justin Langer

Some Lesser Known Facts about Justin Langer

  • Does Justin Langer smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Justin Langer drink alcohol?: Yes Justin Langer
  • Justin got inspiration to play cricket from his uncle Robbie Langer (a former cricketer of Western Australia) and father Colin, who was a Western Australian club level cricketer and state level baseball player.
  • His mother Joy-Anne died of ovarian cancer at the age of 68.
  • According to Justin, Buddhist meditation and Catholic faith gave him a great strength during his mother’s battle with cancer. Justin Langer
  • He is an ambassador for ‘Solaris Cancer Care’ at Brookfield.
  • He got training in the Australian Cricket Academy (ACA), along with Greg Blewett, Shane Warne and Damien Martyn.
  • Justin has a regret that he couldn’t complete his graduation (in English Literature, Economics and Human Biology) when he was selected by the ACA.
  • In 1990, he got a scholarship from the Australian Cricket Academy, while taking training at the Australian Institute of Sport.
  • In 1997, during his Australian tour of Sri Lanka, he met many Buddhist monks and got an attraction for the Buddhist philosophy and discipline.
  • In 2002, he hit 250 runs (one of his career’s best performances) against England at MCG in Melbourne.
  • In 2006, in First Class Cricket, Langer scored 342 runs against Somerset at Sports Ground, Woodbridge Road in Guildford.
  • Justin is the nephew of an Australian cricketer Rob Langer.
  • He had a long-term affair with his high school girlfriend Sue, whom he married later. Justin Langer With His Wife
  • He is a good martial artist who received the rank of ‘Shodan-Ho in Zen Do Kai,’ a martial arts system founded in 1970.
  • During the early and mid-2000s, his opening batting partnership with Matthew Hayden was really famous; as both represented Australia in more than 100 Test innings and hit 5654 runs together. Justin Langer With Matthew Hayden
  • At the point of his 100th Test, he suffered a lot due to his cracked rib and a hamstring problem. Justin Langer Is Helped by Jacques Rudolph After Being Struck In The Head By A Delivery In 2006Justin Langer Scored 102 Before Retiring Hurt After He was Strucked On The Helmet By Andrew Caddick's Bouncer
  • In total 105 tests, he scored 7696 runs at the average of 45.27.
  • Justin played 360 First Class matches in which he made total 28382 runs (average- 50.23). Justin Langer
  • In 239 List A matches, he hit 7875 runs (average- 38.60).
  • On 1 January 2007, Langer decided to take retirement from the Test cricket after the 5th Ashes Test against England.
  • From November 2009 to November 2012, he remained a batting coach and senior assistant coach of Australian cricket team.
  • In November 2012, he was appointed as a senior coach of Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers.
  • In July 2017, he became a member of the ‘West Coast Eagles’ football club board. Justin Langer
  • In May 2018, Langer took the responsibility of the coaching of the Australian national cricket team.
  • From his school days, Justin has an inclination to writing and chooses a descriptive style of writing. Justin Langer's Book
  • Langer loves literature and is considered one of the best cricketer-writers in Australia, who authored the books- ‘From Outback to Outfield’: A Revealing Diary of Life on the County Cricket Circuit, ‘The Power of Passion’ (an autobiography), ‘Ashes Frontline’: The Ashes War Diaries of Steve Harmison and Justin Langer (2006–07 Ashes series in Australia), ‘Seeing the Sunrise’ (mastering physical and mental goals). Justin Langer's Book
  • On the ‘Baggy Green website,’ he has a column called ‘Langer’s Postcards.’
  • According to Steve Waugh, Justine is the world’s best batsman.
  • Justin has also worked with a stockbroking firm and is a successful entrepreneur.
  • He is a patron of the ‘Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research’ in Western Australia.
  • As he has gone through a lot of research on the success methodologies, so, Langer is considered as a ‘Success Specialist’ in the Australian Cricket Team.
  • Here is a short interview with Justin in which he speaks about his experiences: