Pieter-Steph du Toit Biography
Pieter-Steph du Toit is a South African rugby union player. He plays as a lock or a flanker for the Stormers in Super Rugby and the South African national team. His team won the 2019 Rugby World Cup against England and was awarded the 2019 Men’s World Rugby Player of the Year.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Age
Pieter Stephanus du Toit was born on 20 August 1993. He is 27 years old as of 2019.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Height
Toit has a height of 2.00 meters and weighs 120kg.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Salary
Pieter-Steph earns an average salary of a professional rugby player in South Africa which is estimated at R609375 and R50000 monthly. Being a professional player playing for the national team, Toit might be earning a slightly higher figure than this.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Net Worth
Toit has not shared his net worth information yet. Judging by his salary, he could be millions worth.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Family
Steph was born to Annalene Du Toit and Pieter Du Toit. He is the grandson of former Springbok prop, Piet “Spiere” du Toit and is the older brother of Johan, also a professional rugby player. The two brothers were contracted to the Sharks at the same time (in 2014 and 2015) before reuniting at the Stormers from 2017 onwards.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Wife
Pieter-Steph got married to Willemien Du Toit a Physiotherapist. The couple is blessed with one child together
Pieter-Steph du Toit Rugby
Toit made his Springbok Test debut versus Wales in Cardiff on 9 November 2013 at age 21. Du Toit has since become a regular for the Springboks and was a part of the South African team for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Du Toit came off the bench in the quarter-final, where South Africa beat Wales, 23-19, at Twickenham Stadium. The following season saw Du Toit become a regular starter for South Africa, under new Head Coach, Allister Coetzee.
On 2 June 2018, Du Toit became the 60th captain of South Africa, as he led the Springboks out against Wales, losing the match 20–22. Du Toit also took part in the mid-year England series, which South Africa won.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Stormers
Toit is a member of the South African professional rugby team in South Africa Stormers. The team has not yet won any tournament but their home stadium, Newlands, typically draws the highest average attendance figures of any ground in Super Rugby.
Pieter-Steph du Toit World Cup
Pieter-Steph was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. South Africa won the tournament, defeating England in the final. He was awarded the World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Year in 2019. He celebrated his win alongside his team members and captain Siya Kolisi.
Pieter-Steph du Toit School
Du Toit went to school at Hoërskool Swartland where he played mostly in the back row. Du Toit was a member of South Africa Under 20 team that won the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.
Pieter-Steph du Toit Sharks
In July 2013, Du Toit signed a two-year contract extension with the Sharks. However, he did sign a further contract renewal and the Sharks announced his departure in October 2015.