AFL legend Billy Brownless

Billy Brownless says his marriage breakdown left him without the money to buy a new house

PHOTO: AFL legend Billy Brownless says he was ‘homeless’ after his wife Nicky (pictured the year before in 2013) left him and kept the house

  • AFL legend Billy Brownless opened up about how divorce left him homeless 
  • Former friend Garry Lyon started dating his ex-wife Nicky just months later
  • He doesn’t believe the pair had an affair despite rumours they did 
  • Brownless is currently competing in I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! 

AFL legend Billy Brownless says he was ‘homeless’ after his wife ran off with his best mate Gary Lyon and she kept the house.

The Geelong great split with his wife Nicky about four years ago in a breakup that shocked Australia and was the beginning of the end for the Footy Show.

Brownless said being dumped by his wife of 18 years took him by surprise and knocked him about emotionally, but also had financial ramifications.

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