Jessica Watson, an Australian sailboat, completed a solo global circumnavigation in 210 days, despite severe weather, unexpected storms, and, worst of all, loneliness.
Jessica Watson: How Did She Make Money?
Jessica Watson was born on May 18, 1993, in Gold Coast, Queensland, in a humble family that cherished adventure and exploration. Their parents eventually sold their business and home to live aboard a 16-meter cabin cruiser with their four children, and that's how she discovered her love of the open seas.
Jessica's voyage was financed entirely by sponsors and her family's savings, but she received a lot of attention on her return, including a Spirit of Sport award from the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, a Young Performer of the Year award at the annual Sports Performer Awards, an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2012, and being named the Young Australian of the Year in 2011.
Jessica was the only female skipper to finish the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race in 2010.
Jessica joined the United Nations World Food Programme in 2011 and was awarded the Leif Erikson Young Explorer Award in Iceland in 2015. The young people studied for a nine-year period in Jordan, Laos, and Lebanon. Besides, she studied for the same. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication from Deakin University.
Jessica received her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Australian Institute of Management in 2017. Deckee is a boating app for maps and weather reports, and from 2015 through 2017, she served as the Communications Manager at Deloitte, a global business that provides audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services to businesses.
Jessica is a highly sought after Corporate Speaker with her company. Apart from her professional work, she has written two bestseller novels, including her 2010 autobiography, 'True Spirit: The Aussie Girl Who Took on the World.' Her other literary endeavor, 'Indigo Blue,' was published in 2018.
Jessica was featured in the 2010 documentary '210 Days,' which chronicles her solo global circumnavigation journey. In 2011, the Australian government purchased her famous sailboat 'Ella's Pink Lady,' which is now permanently housed in Brisbane's Queensland Maritime Museum.
Jessica Watson's Net Worth
Jessica Watson is well-known for her corporate events, as well as her regular job at Deloitte. In Australia, a managerial position at Deloitte costs an individual roughly AUD 109,194 (around $75,692) annually.
Jessica Watson's two books are likely to earn her money. Moreover, she has likely received royalties for her participation in the Netflix biopic. Lastly, public honors and awards often include monthly awards or prize money with the recognition.