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. His zodiac sign is Leo and she belongs to the black ethnicity.
On Elton Jantjies’s parents, there is currently no information known.
Elton Jantjies Girlfriend, What about his Relationship?
Elton Jantjies secretly started dating new girlfriend Zernat Simjee throughout his time with the team. While it is not known when the relationship between Elton Jantjies and Zeenat Simjee began flowering, the week before the Springboks’ test match against the All Blacks in Mbombela at the beginning of August, Elton was believed to be wooing Zeenat at two different guest homes in Mbombela.
According to the Afrikaans Sunday daily Rapport, Janties made bookings for another accommodation rather than staying in the same hotel as the rest of his colleagues and the Springbok management. Zeenat Simjee is the registered dietitian. She is the first full-time dietitian engaged by SA Rugby.
Simjee is on a mission to increase awareness of the benefits of sports organizations hiring nutritionists to enhance the athletes. The Springboks men’s team made history in 2019 when they became the first national team to employ a full-time dietitian among their personnel. Zeenat was vital in ensuring the players’ welfare off the field, helping Japan’s national team’s Rugby World Cup win.
Zeenat Simjee is currently on the news as her name is associated with Elton Jantjies for having an affair. According to reports, the Springbok fly-half was observed entertaining the team’s dietitian in Mbombela guest rooms.
Elton Jantjies Career, What is his profession?
Jantjies made his professional debut with the Lions (Super Rugby) during the 2011 Super Rugby season and his International debut with the Springboks at the inaugural Rugby Championship. He has garnered several notable athletic honors, including the SARU Young Player of the Year award (2010), and the SA U20 Player of the Year award (2010).
In June 2014 it was revealed that Jantjies had signed a contract with Japanese side NTT Communications Shining Arcs who play in the Top League. This move meant that he would be ruled out for the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division competition.
Elton Jantjies gained 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.
Super Rugby tournament
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.
He was also the highest points scorer in the league in 2017, accumulating 203 points that season. Jantjies 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?
The financial situation of Elton Jantjies is unknown. However, we think he must have a respectable income from his work. he has not made his financial information public.
Therefore, determining his net worth is difficult.
Which school and college did he go to?
The name of the school Elton Jantjies attended and the topic he studied, however, is unknown.
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Physical Appearance of Elton Jantjies’s Height, Weight
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