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Who was Andrew Symonds parents?

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Andrew Symonds was an Australian international cricketer.

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Andrew Symonds was born on June 9, 1975, in Birmingham, United Kingdom. He was adopted by his parents: Barbara Symonds, and Ken Symonds. His family later relocated to Australia following his adoption.

Andrew Symonds’s parents worked as teachers. He had two non-adopted siblings including Louise Symonds who participated in Gladiators. He initially grew up in Charters Towers, northern Queensland.

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Andrew Symonds attended All Souls St Gabriels School and then All Saints Anglican School in Merrimac when his family later moved to the Gold Coast. He was an important member of two World Cup-winning squads. He played as a right-handed, middle-order batsman.

Andrew Symonds announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on 16 February 2012, in order to focus on his family life. He passed away on May 14, 2022, in Hervey Range, Granite Vale, Australia in a single-vehicle road accident at the age of 46.

Who was Andrew Symonds parents?

The identities of Andrew Symonds’s real parents are not known. However, Andrew Symonds’s parents are probably of British nationality. His biological parents are of Afro-Caribbean background and Danish/Swedish descent.

Andrew Symonds’s adoptive parents are Barbara Symonds, and Ken Symonds who relocated to Australia following his adoption. His adoptive parents¬†worked as teachers at All Souls St Gabriels School and then All Saints Anglican School in Merrimac.

 

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