Paul Gallen

MKhanal 24 Jan,2018

Facts of Paul Gallen

Birth Name
Paul Gallen
Famous Name
Paul Gallen
Married to
Anne Gallen
Currently Married
Garry Gallen
Two (Kody and Charly)


Career & Net worth

$1 million
Net Worth
$5 million


Married to
Anne Gallen
Currently Married

Paul Gallen is an Australian renowned heavyweight boxer and rugby league footballer, the present captain of the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks in the National Rugby League. He previously served as the representative and captain of the New South Wales State of Origin team. Gallen has also represented his national side, Australia's national team, playing at senior and junior levels in various tournaments. He has also been vice-captain of his national team.

Currently 40, Gallen is married and blessed with two children with his wife. Furthermore, the Gallen family enjoys a hefty net worth of $5 million. 

Paul Gallen's Net Worth and Endorsement

Though Paul Gallen has not revealed the exact figure of his net worth, looking at his career, it is assumed that his net worth is no less than a seven-digit figure which could be around $5 million. As of 2022, Paul Gallen gets paid $1 million a season from his present club Cronulla-Sutherland. Apart, he earns $80,000 per fight in the boxing rings. His salary for the 2015 season was $650,000.

PaulPaul fought in the ring for several years SOURCE: Topology

In addition, Gallen also has sponsorship deals with some companies. He also made some earnings through his deal with beer company VB in 2013. He was also accused of having a secret sponsorship deal with Sami Chamoun, a former Cronulla sponsor and director of security company E Group.

Gallen was fined $50,000 for his offensive tweet in October 2014.

Paul Gallen Married, Wife, and Personal Life

Talking about Gallen’s relationship status, he is a married man. In 2012, he tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Anne Gallen.

Paul Gallen and his wife Anne Gallen SOURCE: Zimbio

The couple is blessed with four children: a son Kody, who weighed 9.5Ib. During his birth and three daughters. Their first daughter Charly was born in 2009. Their second child, a son named Kody, was born in 2011. There is no detail about his other two children.

Paul Gallen and his wife Anne Gallen with their newly born child SOURCE: Waltzing More Than Matilda

The lovebirds often make public appearances together. The two gave a striking appearance at the 2012 Dally M Award, where he was awarded the NRL’s lock forward of the year. His partner Anne wore a beautiful light blue gown to the event.

Paul Gallen's Controversies

In 2014, he admitted having consumed banned performance-enhancing peptide drugs. He was banned by Sports Minister Peter Dutton and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority for his part in the 2011 supplements scandal. He received around $80k from the NRL to cover legal fees.

Paul Gallen's Early Life

Paul Gallen was born on August 14, 1981, in Sydney, New South Wales, to Garry Gallen. Since his childhood, Gallen has had a keen interest in rugby. He started his rugby career playing junior rugby league for the Wentworthville Magpies. He then moved to S. G. Ball Cup before joining Parramatta Eels' junior system.

Paul Gallen's Professional Career

Paul Gallen signed a contract with Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks in 2001. On June 3, 2011, Gallen made his NRL debut against the Parramatta Eels, losing the match 36 to 6. So far, he has played five seasons for the Cronulla Sharks, recording 244 points with 61 tries.

On January 31, 2015, Paul Gallen's 3rd professional fight came if featured other rugby footballers like Sonny Bill Williams, Liam Messam, and Willis Meehan. So far, he has won 7 games against Ryan Carr Ketu, Junior Paulo, Herman Ene Purcell, Bodene Thompson, Randall Rayment, Anthony Watts, and Herman Ene-Purcell.

Previously, he fought two amateur fights in opposition to Liam Messam and All Blacks’ Hika Elliot.

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