Elton Jantjies is a rugby player for the South African national team and has thousands of fans worldwide. Among his many fans are Elton Jantjies Parents, Thomas, And Alma Jantjies.
In 2011, Jantjies made his debut with the Lions and his international debut with the Springboks in the inaugural Rugby Championship.
He has received numerous prestigious athletic awards, including SARU Young Player of the Year and SA U20 Player of the Year in 2010.
It was revealed in June 2014 that Jantjies had signed a deal with the Top League team NTT Communications Shining Arcs from Japan.
Due to this action, he would now be disqualified from the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division competition.
Elton Jantjies Parents: Meet Thomas Jantjies And Alma Jantjies
Elton Jantjies was born to Thomas Jantjies And Alma Jantjies on1 August 1990, in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Weeks before he joined his new team, the Stormers, his Father, Thomas Jantjies, tragically passed away in a hospital after being stung by a bee. Jantjies has referred to his Father as his coach and instructor in kicking.
Unfortunately, no information about his mother was found on the internet besides her name, Alma Jantjies. The player seems to be a little secretive regarding sensitive and personal information.
Meet Elton Jantjies Siblings
Elton has a younger brother who is famously known as fly-half Tony Jantjies.
A professional rugby union footballer from South Africa named Altonio Jantjies plays for Alcobendas in Spain’s División de Honor.
Jantjies participated in the 2008 Under-16 Grant Khomo Week competition on behalf of the Golden Lions, earning him a spot on the Under-16 Elite Squad.
After the 2009 season, Jantjies joined the Blue Bulls, a close neighbor. He competed for them in the Under-18 Craven Week tournaments in 2009 and 2010, gaining a position on the S.A. Schools team in 2009.
Following that, he participated in contests for the Blue Bulls U19 squad in 2010 and 2011 and the Blue Bulls U21 team in 2012 and 2013.
The South Africa Under-20 team for the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship competition contained Jantjies.
He started the tournament’s opening match and kicked four penalties, a conversion as South Africa lost to Ireland 19-23.
For the remainder of the competition, Handré Pollard was preferred. Still, Jantjies played in two games against Italy and Argentina and was an unutilized substitute in the final against New Zealand.
For the 2015 season, Jantjies switched to the Eastern Province Kings, a team based in Port Elizabeth. In the 2015 Vodacom Cup tournament, he made just two appearances for the Kings until his contract was canceled on June 24, 2015, due to a violation of team protocol.
In December 2018, Jantjies shifted to the Spanish team Alcobendas.
Elton Jantjies Net Worth 2022
According to All Famous Birthdays, Elton Jantjies has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. However, this information is yet to be confirmed by the athlete himself.
Elton has been in the field for over 16 years, so we can say he was paid heavily in his career till now.
Jantjies is very rich and seems to enjoy spending like a king as the athlete is seen wearing branded high-end clothes, shoes, and others, along with his various car collections, including a BMW, a modified Range Rover SUV, and many others.
He often shares pictures of his outfit, cars, and hard-earned money on his Instagram account, where he goes by the handle @eltonjantjies. He has over 110k followers and seems to enjoy using Instagram as he keeps it updated.