Cooper Cronk Biography

( 1983 - )

Facts of Cooper Cronk

Date of Birth: 1983, December 5
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Cooper Patrick Cronk
Famous Name Cooper Cronk
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity white
Birth Place Brisbane, Australia
Currently Working For Sydney Roosters
Salary $80,000 per season
Net Worth $3 million
Weight in KG 88 kg
Affair with Tara Rushton
Girlfriend Tara Rushton
Currently Married Yes
Married to Tara Rushton

An Australian rugby player, Cooper Cronk currently plays as a halfback for the "Sydney Roosters" in the NRL. The 34 years old successful player has played for Melbourne Storm, Australia national rugby league team, Queensland rugby league team and NRL All Stars etc.


 He has been honored with Dally M Player of the Year, Dally M Halfback of the Year, Clive Churchill Medal as well as Rugby League World Golden Boot Award.

Cooper Cronk's Early Life and Education

Cooper Cronk was born on December 5, 1983, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as Cooper Patrick Cronk with the star sign of "Sagittarius".

Cronk played junior baseball for the Runcorn Indian. He then enrolled at St. Laurence’s College, South Brisbane for around six years where he represented his School’s 1st XV rugby union team for a couple of years.

Cooper Cronk's Net Worth

Cooper Cronk receives $80,000 as a per season salary from the club, making him one of the highest player in the NRL.

As of 2014, his yearly salary is estimated at 625,000 AUD. Cronk and his wife bought $3.5 million worth house in 2017 in Sydney. The current net worth of Cronk is estimated to be $3 million. He receives around $1 million as an annual wage.

Cooper Cronk's wife loves to travel and posts numerous pictures of her weekend on Instagram. His wife has a golden "Volkswagen car".

Cooper Cronk's Career

Cronk was selected in the North Devils team and established himself in the competition in a short duration. For the club, he scored 37 tries in the Queensland Cup. Cronk's first debut match came for the Melbourne Storm in 2004 where he played five-eighth, hooker, and lock position.

Cooper Cronk then held a captain position in the 2008 NRL Grand Final against Manly Sea Eagles. Moreover, he played in the 2009 NRL Grand Final against Parramatta Eels. He didn’t play in the 2010 World Club Challenge because of his surgery on his groin. He extended his contract with the team on March 29, 2012.

Cooper Cronk later broke an arm on May 28, 2014, in the 2014 State of Origin Series. In 2016, he was named as the fifth NRL Player in history with the record 200 wins from 289 games. He is the member of the team that won, 2012 NRL Grand Final, 2013 World Club Challenge and 2017 NRL Grand Final etc.

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Throughout his career in Melbourne Storm, Cooper Cronk has been honored with Rugby League World Golden Boot Award (2016), Clive Churchill Medal (2012), Dally M Halfback of the Year (2006,2011-2013, 2016) and Dally M Player of the Year (2013, 2016) etc.  He then announced his retirement in 2017.

Cooper Cronk then joined the "Sydney Roosters" in 2018 for the two seasons believed to be worth around $2million.

Moreover, Cooper Cronk also passionated for cricket and often seen enjoying crickets game. Recently, he watches on as Sydney Sixers team hammer Brisbane Heat team on January 18, 2018. His team is set to face Billy Slater's Melbourne Storm in the NRL grand final.

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Cooper Cronk's International Career

Cooper Cronk is a former international player who has represented his national team from 2007 to 2017 where he played 38 matches and made 16 tries and 64 points. He was also included in the Queensland rugby league team from 2010-2017. For the team, he has played in 22 matches, 3 tries and made 14 points.

Cooper Cronk's Personal Life

Cooper Cronk got married to his long-term partner, Tara Rushton in Jonah’s restaurant an intimate beachside ceremony in Sydney on December 14,  2017.  His wife, Tara Rushton is a popular personality who currently works as a sports presenter and journalist.

After their marriage, the couple transferred into their new $3.5 million four-bedroom Mosman house with pool and underwater feature wall in Mosman. His wife sold her apartment before buying a new one. The couple got married at a low-key reception.

The duo began their love affair in 2015 and later they got engaged in 2017 Christmas. The husband and wife are often seen enjoying their holidays in world expensive destination. they do not have any children yet.

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