Bundee Aki is an international Irish professional rugby union player. His full name is Fua Leiofi Bundellu Aki. His playing position is Centre. Aki grew up in his birth country New Zealand but he likes to play for Ireland.
His age and height
Aki was born on 7 April 1990, now his age is 32(as of 2022) and his birthplace is Auckland, New Zealand. His height is 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78m.
Bundee’s Wife or girlfriend
Aki got married to Kayla Aki in December 2018. They have two daughters who are Armani-Jade 12 years, and Adriana 9 years old. Also, this couple has a son named Andronikas.
We will see here Aki’s biography details, net worth, salary, and family details.
His Salary and Net worth
His present salary is around €400Kper a year. Actually, Aki is an Irish Rugby Union player who has a net worth of $1.5 Million USD.
Bundee’s Rugby Union career, and National career
Aki started his rugby career in 2011 with the Manukau club. He made his debut in the tour of the 2011 ITM Cup and scored three tries among 9 matches. On 8 October 2014, Aki played against Auckland and his club won 41–18.
Aki joined New Zealand’s best club Chiefs in 2013. He had participated in Super Rugby season 2013 in the Chiefs club. In 13 games he scored scoring five tries.
Then he joined the professional club Connacht in April 2014. Again he contracts with Connacht from 2016 to 2020. Again he contracts with Connacht from 2016 to 2020. At this time he became eligible as an Irish player because of his residence for 3 years in Ireland.
His international career
Aki’s made his international debut against South Africa on 11 November 2017, and Ireland won 38–3.
Aki was selected to play the Six Nations 2018 tour and his team won the Grand Slam titles. On 17 November 2018, he played against his native state New Zealand as an Irish player and won 16–9.
Aki was named to Ireland’s senior team for the tour of the upcoming World Cup 2019. He played against Scotland but after a few minutes, he was removed for his head injury.
In the tournament of Six Nations Championship 2021, Aki received a red card but Ireland’s won 32–18.
British & Irish Lions
As an aggressive center, Aki was selected for the tour of British & Irish Lions 2021. He made his first test debut in August 2021.
Bundee Aki biography, family, and Rugby career details
|Bundee AKi's biography, height, net worth, salary, wife, rugby career, and more|
|His Height, weight, age, and religion|
|Full name||Fua Leiofi Bundellu Aki|
|profession||Rugby Union player|
|Height in m or cm||178cm or 1.78m|
|Height in feet||5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight in Ibs||220 lb|
|Weight in kg||100 kg|
|Date of birth||1990-04-07 00:00:00|
|age||32 (As of 2022)|
|His house||Auckland, New Zealand|
|His Rugby union career, team, and news|
|career start date||2011|
|Career in club||Counties Manukau 2011-2014, Chiefs 2013-14, Connacht 2014-present|
|Apps and Points in the club||Counties Manukau 43 in 50 Points, "Chiefs" 25 in 50 Points, Connacht 112 in 120 Points.|
|National team career||Ireland 2017-present|
|Apps and Points in national team||Ireland Apps- 35 Points 35.|
|British and Irish Lions||2021|
|Education and wages|
|School||Manurewa High School|
|University/College||Athlone Institute of Technology|
|Net worth||$1.5 Million USD|
|His Family and favourite things|
|Brother||Pita Jordan Ahki|
|Marriage date||2018-12-01 00:00:00|
|Children||Daughters, Armani-Jade, Adriana, son Andronikas|
|Favourite animal||Dog, and Cat|
|Favourite song||“Dearg Doom” - Horslips.|
|Hobbies||Swimming and playing video games|
|Favourite games||Football, and Rugby|
What nationality is Bundee Aki?
Bundee Aki was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Now, he is playing in the Ireland national rugby team.
Was Bundee Aki an All Black?
John Kirwan said that James Lowe, Jamison Gibson-Park, and Bundee Aki were the All Blacks who were born in New Zealand but played for the Ireland rugby team.
Does Bundee Aki still play for Ireland?
Aki was born and grew up in New Zealand. But he played in many of Ireland’s different famous clubs. For this reason, he lives in Ireland for a total of 3 years. So, he would like to play in Ireland’s senior team.