Bradley Scott Fittler, a.k.a. Brad Fittler, is an Australian rugby league coach and a retired player who currently stands as the head coach of the New South Wales of Origin team. Further, he also serves as a commentator and as a TV presenter.
Fittler was a member of the Kangaroos and made the team win in the 1995/2000 Rugby League World Cup finals. He was the most excellent rugby league footballer in the first century, along with Paul Gallen (Australia), Martin Johnson (England), George Gregan (Australia), Tim Horan (Australia), and much more Australia.
Brad Fittler has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2022, including all his income and properties. In 2002, he and Caylee's signed a contract with the Sydney Roosters club worth $3.25 million for a year. Fitter's earnings from his salary in 2006 were around $800,000.
In 2009, Fittler bought a home worth $2.12 million in Northern Sydney Suburb. Again in 2014, he sold it at $2.4 million. Well, the house consists of a four-bedroom apartment and is north-faced.
In addition, he also owns several other assets yet to be listed in the media.
Fittler married Marie Liatris, and they have two children: Demi Fittler (daughter) and Zach Fittler (son). They were together for a long time and had their first child in 2003. Well, the couple comes to light after many years of their relationship.
Fittler managed to keep his wedding details hidden from the public, so it is hard to explore his wedding facts. Moreover, they maintain a distance between their love life and professional life. They are living quite a remarkable experience with their wife and children.
In 2014, his mother, Christine Fittler, was Senior Independent Beauty Consultant at Mary Kay Inc. Presently. She is an independent Sales Director at Mary Kay Inc.
On August 16, 2009, Fittler got involved in a drunken incident and went through the wrong hotel room half-naked in Townsville. Later, the police arrived there, but they didn't make a charge against him. Some reporters called him a half-naked creepy man and made him shameful. He charged himself worth $10,000 and apologized to the public for his bad behavior.
In the past years, During the conversation with Matthew Attard and Fittler, a junior Port Sharks coaching clinic in Australia, Fittler's controversial talk was taken out of his mouth. He said that Sydney Roosters would take the championship against South Sydney Rabbitohs and proudly noted that he's the Rooster man.
The public and media seriously took the talk in Australia. Everyone was curious about the win because both teams were strong competitors, and both sides were the best in the Rugby League. The teams had beaten each other many times in the play, so, Fittler's talk was very controversial and affected the South Sydney Rabbitohs owner Russell Crowe and the whole team.
Brad Fittler was born on February 5, 1972, in Auburn, New South Wales, Australia, to Robert and Christine Fittler. Before his shift in Cambridge Park, Penrith JRL District, he played junior rugby league for many clubs such as the Sadleir Bulldogs, Ashcroft Stallions, and Mt. Pritchard Community Club.
In 1988/1989, he played for the Australian Schoolboys team while studying at Ashcroft High School, Australia. Later he joined St Dominic's College, Penrith, and completed his graduation.
In 1989, Fittler started his career as a rugby player with the Penrith Panthers while studying at McCarthy Catholic Senior High School in the western suburbs of Sydney and won against Canberra Raiders by scoring 18-14 in, the 1990 Grand Final. Later he got selected for Australia and became a member of the 1990 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain and France.
He was the youngest player ever on tour, and the test was started at Wembley Stadium in London, but he didn't play on the trip because he had broken protocol by saying Good day, dude, to HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at the meeting. He played in another eight tour games and scored eight tries.
In 1991, he was on the winning side in the Panthers' premiership by playing in the centers as Penrith. He was again selected for the Kangaroo's five-game tour of Papua New Guinea and won against the Papua New Guinea Kumuls by making his test debut for Australia.
In 1992 at Wembley Stadium, the last season, he got selected for Australian World Cup Final team to play Great Britain and retained the Rugby League World Cup with 10-6 for Australia. In 1995 at Wembley, he was a natural choice to captain Australia in the last ARL season. Still, the team Kangaroos went through a loss to England 20-16 in the first tournament and Semi-final in Huddersfield, the team won against New Zealand, scoring 20-all. He retained the win against England with an 18-8, leading Australia to its 8th World Cup success in front of 66,540 fans at Wembley.
In 1996, he joined the Sydney City Roosters, played nine seasons, and made the team win the NRL Grand Final in 2002. He retired as the most experienced first grader by playing 336 games along with Terry Lamb (349). Rothmans Medal honored him as the player of the 1997 ARL Premiership. In 2002, he was awarded the Golden Boot.
On July 9, 2007, Brad Fittler started his coaching career after Chris Anderson resigned as the head coach of Roosters coach. Later in the Premiership match, Fittler coached the team and made the team win against Cronulla Sharks and Newcastle Knights. On July 27, 2007, his coaching career took an impressive leap, and he defeated the Melbourne Strom.
Again the Roosters played the match against New Zealand Warriors and took a victory which led him to undefeated as the coach. He coached the City New South Wales team from 2010-2013. On November 24, 2017, he was declared the new coach of the New South Wales State of Origin team.
Fittler started his media career as the co-host of a streaming video show, NRL Deluxe, and he had also featured in two Telstra Next G TV advertisements. In 2005, he launched his book, Freddy: The Brad Fittler Story. In 2010, he joined the Nine Network and co-hosted The Sunday Footy Show program. He was also part of The NRL Show, and in 2016, he played a role in The NRL Rookie of the Australian National Rugby League reality television series.
In Feb 2008, He was on the 100 Greatest Players list in Australia, which the NRL and ARL instructed. In 2002, his contribution to Australia's international standing in rugby league earned him the Australian Sports Medal.
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