Elton Jantjies is a South African professional rugby union player for the South African national team, the NTT Red Hurricanes in the Japan Rugby Football Union, and the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup.
Elton Jantjies Age, Family, Early Life
Jantjies was born on 1 August 1990 (age 32) in Graaff Reinet, South Africa. He holds a South African nationality and he belongs to the white ethnic group. His Zodiac sign is Leo.
Elton Jantjies was born to his father Thomas and mother Alma Jatjies in Graff-Reinet. Besides him, he also has a brother, Tony, who is also a South African rugby union player. However, the Jantjies sibling has an age gap of roughly two years, and Elton is the eldest. But the family had to go through a devastating circumstance after the unexpected demise of Thomas. The golden player, in an interview, confessed his dad was his mentor and kicking coach.
Elton Jantjies Girlfriend, What about his Children?
Elton Jantjies is a South African pro rugby player, who had met Iva Ristic originally through the internet portal. She is also South African much like her hubby. The duo originally got to know each other in 2011 and reportedly fell in love, but got a chance to meet in 2014 physically. At the same time, Jantjies used to play for Golden Lions and was given the Man of the Match too. They dated for quite a long time and were extremely dedicated to the era of their online long-distance romance.
However, Ivas’ birthplace facts have been kept secret by flyhalf, but according to Ristic’s Instagram, she is in Tokyo. After their meeting, the pair might have felt comfortable about their connection and finally married. Additionally, they also established their own family. But the couple looks to have turbulence in their marriage life after the affair scandal of the pro rugby player is exposed all over the internet. The whole South African rugby is moved by what they heard about the married Jantjies’ adulterous romance with the dietician Zeenat Simjee.
Although the extramarital affair of Mr.Jantjies was revealed in public, the 32-year-old only has kids with his wife, Iva. He might not have any intention of having children with Zeenat Simjee. The Springbok flyhalf was recorded entertaining Simjee in a guest home near Mbombela. The dietitian has likewise stayed mute regarding the current scenario. Also, Daily Mail mentioned that the athlete and Zeenat were deported back to their home from Argentina.
Elton Jantjies Career, What is his profession?
Elton Jantjies established a reputation as being a clutch performance after he successfully converted every goal attempt in the 2011 Currie Cup final, a game in which the Golden Lions defeated the Sharks 42-16. This effort earned him the Man of the Match award. Jantjies made his Super Rugby debut in 2011 for the Lions. He joined the Stormers for the 2013 season on a loan agreement after the Lions were relegated from the South African conference.
His stay with the Stormers was relatively unproductive compared to the prior season with the Lions where he had an 86% goal-kicking success rate. He returned to the Lions who had achieved promotion back to the Super Rugby tournament.
Jantjies reached the finals with the Lions in both 2016 where the Lions lost to the Hurricanes in Wellington and 2017 where they lost to the Crusaders at their home crowd in Johannesburg, playing a significant part in getting them there. Jantjies was also the highest points scorer in the league in 2017, accumulating 203 points that season.
He made his international rugby test debut for the South Africa national rugby union team during the inaugural Rugby Championship against Australia on 29 September 2012, at Loftus Versfeld, however, his debut for the Springboks came in a non-test, uncapped game against the Barbarians in the 2010 end of year tests. Jantjies was included in South Africa’s team for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. South Africa went on to win the tournament, defeating England in the final.
How much is Elton Jantjies Net Worth?
It is impossible to estimate Elton Jantjies’s net worth at the time of writing because no information about his earnings has been made public.
Which school and college did he go to?
Talking about the educational background of Elton Jantjies, there are no sources providing data on his education.
The high school he went to and the university he graduated from are all under review. Thus, we can assume that he completed his education in his hometown.
Is he available on any kind of social media platform?
Physical Appearance of Elton Jantjies’s Height, Weight
|Height||In Feet: 6 feet and 1 inch |
Centimeter: 187 cm
Meter: 1.87 m
|Weight||Kilogram: 88 Kg |
Pound: 194 Lbs
Interesting facts about Elton Jantjies’s should be knows
|Relationship Status||In a relationship|