Jonathan Sexton is an international Irish professional rugby union player. His full name is Jonathan Jeremiah Sexton. He is the best Fly-half on Ireland’s rugby national team.
Caelan Doris, Tadhg Furlong, and Andrew Porter also played with him in the same club Leinster.
His Salary and Net worth
His present salary is around €650,000 per year. Sexton is an Irish Rugby Union player with a net worth of $1.5 Million USD. LEINSTER AND IRELAND out-half Sexton has signed a one-year deal extension with the IRFU.
His age and height
Sexton was born on 11 July 1985, as of 2023 his age is 38 and his birthplace is Dublin, Ireland. His height is 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88m.
Sexton’s wife or girlfriend
Sexton got married to Laura Priestley in 2013. Laura Priestley is an honorable teacher. This couple has three children who are Luca, Amy, and Sophie.
We will see here Sexton’s biography details, net worth, salary, and family details.
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Sexton’s Rugby Union career, and National career
Sexton started his Leinster career in the 2005–06 seasons against the Border Reivers. He was named to the Leinster senior squad on 2 May 2009. In the Leinster club, Sexton played from 2006 to 2013 and scored very excellently. Sexton helped Leinster win the Pro 12 title in the season of 2012-13.
In 2013, Sexton signed a valuable contract with “Racing 92” of 750,000 euros per year. This contract made him the world’s highest-paid player.
In 2015, Sexton returns to his likable club Leinster after much speculation. Sexton played a total of 16 matches and attained 103 points in the season of 2015-16. Sexton captained the Irish national team replacing Isa Nacewa in the season of 2018-19.
His international career
Sexton was named Ireland in 2008 for the tour of the Six Nations Championship 2008 but he didn’t play for his thumb injury.
He attained his first test cap in 2009 against Fiji and received 16 points. He selected Man of The Match and this match was impressive.
Sexton participated in the tournament of the 2010 Six Nations against France. Sexton was selected to play Rugby World Cup 2011 but Ireland lost against Wales.
He is the 106th player who captained the Ireland team in the tournament of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
British & Irish Lions
Sexton has participated in the 2013, and 2017 British & Irish Lions tours. In the 2013 tour, he played 3 tests and scored one goal.
Jonathan Sexton’s biography, family, and Rugby career details
|Jonathan Sexton's biography, height, net worth, salary, wife, rugby career, and more|
|His Height, weight, age, and religion|
|Full name||Jonathan Jeremiah Sexton|
|profession||Rugby Union player|
|Height in m or cm||188cm or 1.88m|
|Height in feet||6 feet 2 inches|
|Weight in Ibs||200 lb|
|Weight in kg||90 kg|
|Hair color||Light brown|
|Date of birth||1985-07-11 00:00:00|
|age||38 years (as of 2023)|
|His house||Dublin, Ireland|
|His Rugby union career, team, and news|
|career start date||2005|
|Career in club||Leinster 2006-2013, Racing 92 2013-15, Leinster2015-present|
|Apps and Points in the club||Leinster 110 in 1027 Points, "Racing 92" 40 in 350 Points, Leinster 68 in 522 Points.|
|National team career||Ireland Schools 2004, Ireland U21 2005-06, Ireland A 2007-09, Ireland 2009-present|
|Apps and Points in national team||Ireland Schools Apps 5 in Points- 0, Ireland U21 Apps- 10 Points- 0, Ireland A Apps 11 in 66 Points, Ireland Apps- 103 Points 963.|
|British and Irish Lions||2013, 2017|
|Education and wages|
|School||St Mary's College|
|University/College||University College Dublin|
|Net worth||$1.5 Million USD|
|His Family and favourite things|
|Brother||Jerry Sexton and Mark Sexton|
|Marriage date||In 2013|
|Children||Luca, Amy, and Sophie|
|Favourite animal||Dog, and Cat|
|Favourite song||Shipping Up To Boston” - Dropkick Murphys|
|Hobbies||Swimming and playing video games|
|Favourite games||Football, and Rugby|
Why is Johnny Sexton not playing?
Sexton could not participate in the 2022 Six Nations tour because of his hamstring strain. So, James Ryan was selected as Ireland’s captain for this tour.
How many caps has Johnny Sexton had?
Jonathan Sexton attained a total of 102 caps and his position three as an Irish player. Brian O’Driscoll received 133 and Healy with 114 caps.
Who Is The Highest-Paid Rugby Player In Ireland?
The Irish best Fly-half, Jonny Sexton is the highest-paid player and has reputedly worth €650K.