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Jonathan Sexton Rugby Career, Wife, Family, & Net Worth

Jonathan Sexton Rugby Player

Jonathan Sexton Rugby Player

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
professionRugby Union player
Height in m or cm188cm or 1.88m
Height in feet6 feet 2 inches
Weight in Ibs200 lb
Weight in kg90 kg
Hair colorLight brown
Eye colorBlack
Date of birth1985-07-11 00:00:00
age 38 years (as of 2023)
His houseDublin, Ireland
His Rugby union career, team, and news
career start date2005
Career in clubLeinster 2006-2013, Racing 92 2013-15, Leinster2015-present
Apps and Points in the clubLeinster 110 in 1027 Points, "Racing 92" 40 in 350 Points, Leinster 68 in 522 Points.
National team careerIreland Schools 2004, Ireland U21 2005-06, Ireland A 2007-09, Ireland 2009-present
Apps and Points in national teamIreland 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
SchoolSt Mary's College
University/CollegeUniversity College Dublin
Net worth$1.5 Million USD
His Family and favourite things
fatherJerry Sexton
motherClare Sexton
BrotherJerry Sexton and Mark Sexton
SisterGillian Sexton
Marital statusMarried
WifeLaura Priestley
Marriage dateIn 2013
ChildrenLuca, Amy, and Sophie
Favourite colorBlue
Favourite animalDog, and Cat
Favourite songShipping Up To Boston” - Dropkick Murphys
Hobbies Swimming and playing video games
Favourite gamesFootball, 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.

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