Eben Etzebeth Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Eben Etzebeth :

NameEben Etzebeth
Date of Birth29 October 1991
Age (2024)33 Years
NationalitySouth Africa
HomeTownCape Town
Height6ft 8in
Weight258 lbs (117 KG)
ProfessionSouth African professional rugby union player
EducationTygerberg High School, University of Cape Town
SpouseAnlia Van Rensburg (m. 2023)
ParentsHarry Etzebeth
Net Worth15-17 Million USD

Who is Eben Etzebeth ?

Eben Etzebeth, born on October 29, 1991, stands as a towering figure in the world of rugby, both in South Africa and on the global stage. Renowned for his commanding presence on the field, Etzebeth has established himself as a formidable force in the sport, showcasing exceptional skill and resilience throughout his illustrious career.

Eben Etzebeth
Eben Etzebeth

Currently plying his trade with the Sharks in the United Rugby Championship, alongside representing the esteemed South Africa national rugby team, Etzebeth’s journey to rugby stardom is marked by unwavering dedication and remarkable achievements.

Etzebeth’s ascent to rugby prominence began within the youth structures of Western Province in 2009, where his talent quickly garnered attention. His breakthrough came in 2011 as a key member of the UCT Ikey Tigers, contributing to their triumph in the Varsity Cup. Despite encountering setbacks due to injury, Etzebeth’s determination propelled him into the limelight, earning him a spot in the Stormers squad for the 2012 Super Rugby season.

Since his international debut for the Springboks in 2012, Etzebeth’s impact has been profound, amassing more than 100 caps and cementing his place as a linchpin of the South African lineup. His prowess as a number 4 lock is unrivaled, anchoring both club and country with his commanding presence and tactical acumen.

Facts about Eben Etzebeth :

  • Born in Cape Town, South Africa on October 29, 1991.
  • Played B-team rugby in his backline during his U14 to U16 years.
  • Joined Western Province youth structures in 2009.
  • Won the Varsity Cup with UCT Ikey Tigers in 2011.

Club Career:

  • Debuted for the Stormers in Super Rugby in 2012.
  • Won his first Currie Cup title with Western Province in 2012 (Man of the Match).
  • Played for NTT DoCoMo Red Hurricanes in Japan (2015-2016).
  • Played for Toulon in France (2019-2022).
  • Currently plays for the Sharks in the United Rugby Championship (since 2022).
Eben Etzebeth
Eben Etzebeth
  • Represented South Africa U20s at the 2011 Junior World Championship.
  • Debuted for the Springboks in 2012 against England.
  • Became the youngest South African to reach 50 test caps in 2016.
  • Captained the Springboks in 2017 Rugby Championship.
  • Won the 2019 Rugby World Cup with South Africa.
  • Holds the record for the third most capped Springbok (as of Nov 4, 2023).
  • Achieved 100 caps for South Africa in 2022.
  • Briefly played flanker for Toulon in 2021.
  • Known for his upper body strength.
  • Nominated for IRB Player of the Year in 2013.
  • Married to actress and singer Anlia van Rensburg (as of 2023).

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