- Date of Birth
- Age 39 Years Old
- Famous Name Paul Gallen
- Birth Name Paul Gallen
- Birth Place Sydney, New South Wales
- Famous Name Paul Gallen
- Father Garry Gallen
- Net Worth Around $5 million
- Salary $1 million
- Nationality Australian
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Anne Gallen
- Divorce No
- Children Two (Kody and Charly)
- Tatto(s) No
An Australian renowned heavyweight boxer and rugby league footballer, Paul Gallen is 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 national team in various tournaments, playing in both senior and junior levels. He has also been vice-captain of his national team.
Currently 37, Gallen is married and blessed with two children with his wife. Furthermore, the Gallen family is enjoying the 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 careers it is assumed that his net worth is no less than 7 digit figure which could possibly be around $5 million.
As of 2019, 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.
In addition, Gallen also has sponsorship deals with some companies. He also made some earning through his deal with beer company VB in 2013. He was also accused to have a secret sponsorship deal with Sami Chamoun, a former Cronulla sponsor, and director of security company E Group.
Gallen was fine with $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.
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The couple is blessed with two children: a son Kody, who weighed 9.5Ib. during his birth and a daughter Charly.
The lovebirds often give public appearance together. The two gave the 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 in the event.
Paul Gallen's Controversies
In 2014, he admitted having consumed banned performance-enhancing peptide drugs. He was banned from 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 14th August 1981, in Sydney, New South Wales, to Garry Gallen. Since his childhood, Gallen 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 3rd June 2011, Gallen made his NRL debut against the Parramatta Eels, losing the match 36 to 6. So far, he has played total 5 seasons for the Cronulla Sharks recording 244 points with 61 tries.
Paul Gallen's Boxing Career
On 31st January 2015, Paul Gallen's 3rd professional fight came in an event which featured other rugby footballers like Sonny Bill Williams, Liam Messam, and Willis Meehan. So far, he has won 7 games against which are against Ryan Carr Ketu, Junior Paulo, Herman Ene Purcell, Bodene Thompson, Randall Rayment, Anthony Watts, and Herman Ene-Purcell.
Previously, he fought 2 amateur fights in opposition to Liam Messam and All Blacks’ Hika Elliot.