Sam Burgess : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Career Earnings

Sam Burgess is an English former professional rugby league footballer know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Career Earnings

Sam Burgess : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Career Earnings
Sam Burgess
Name Sam Burgess
Birthdate ( Age) 14 December 1988
Place of Birth Dewsbury, United Kingdom
Nationality English
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Phoebe Hooke (m. 2015–2020)
Children William Mark BurgessPoppy Alice Burgess
Parents Julie BurgessMark Burgess
Education Heckmondwike Grammar School
Profession Rugby league loose forward
Net Worth $14 Million
Last Update September 2021

Samuel Burgess is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played as a loose forward, prop or second-row forward in the 2000s and 2010s.

Sam Burgess and Wife Phoebe Hooke 

Sam Burgess and Wife Phoebe Hooke 

On 30 October 2019, Burgess announced his retirement from all competitions with immediate effect, due to a career ending shoulder injury.Burgess currently works as an assistant coach for the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Early Life and Family

Burgess was born on 14 December 1988 in Liversedge, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. His late father, Mark Burgess, who died of motor neurone disease, was also a rugby league footballer who played for Nottingham City, Rochdale Hornets, Dewsbury and Hunslet whilst his mother, Julie, is a teacher, currently employed at The Scots College in Bellevue Hill, Sydney.

His older brother, Luke, and younger twin brothers, Tom and George, are also professional rugby league footballers.He attended Heckmondwike Grammar School.He played his junior rugby for Hunslet Parkside, Dewsbury Moor and also played for Liversedge Cricket Club.

Samuel Burgess Wife, Is Samuel Burgess Still Married ?

Burgess married Phoebe Hooke in a lavish ceremony at her parents estate in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales.The couple welcomed their daughter, Poppy Alice Burgess, on 24 January 2017.They welcomed their son, William "Billy" Mark Burgess, on 9 December 2018.The couple separated less than a month after their son was born.

Samuel Burgess Net Worth

Samuel Burgess is an English former professional rugby league footballer has an estimated Net Worth arround $ 14 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

Burgess made his Super League début against Leeds in 2006 after already being dubbed by Shontayne Hape as "Great Britain's Sonny Bill".After a highly successful début season with the Bulls, Burgess was awarded the Senior Academy Player of the Year Award by the club.

In 2007 Burgess established himself as a first team regular. After a great full season he was called up for the Great Britain squad for the 2007 Test series with New Zealand, and was named as young player of the year in the Super League. 

In September 2009, the South Sydney Rabbitohs announced they had signed Burgess on a four-year deal from the 2010 season. Burgess, on contract at the Bradford Bulls until the end of the 2010 season, was released after the clubs agreed on a compensation fee.Before he had played a game for South Sydney Burgess played prop for the NRL All Stars in the inaugural All Stars match after Rabbitohs prop Dave Taylor injured his ankle at training. It was played at Skilled Park on the Gold Coast on 13 February 2010. 

On 17 February 2014, it was announced that at the end of the year Burgess would switch to rugby union. In what was his last match for South Sydney, Burgess, along with brothers Tom and George played against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the 2014 NRL Grand Final.

Despite suffering a broken cheekbone in the first tackle of the game, Burgess continued to play on, with his team winning the match. He was awarded the Clive Churchill Medal for best player in the grand final. Taking into account the retrospective Clive Churchill medal awarded to Ron Coote in 1971, Sam Burgess was the first South Sydney player to claim the medal in 43 years.

In early November 2015 it was reported that Burgess had been signed to the South Sydney Rabbitohs for $1.5m AUD per season.[35] This figure would make him the highest paid rugby league footballer of all time and in the top three highest paid of either code. In December 2015 Burgess was selected to play for the World All Stars in the 2016 Rugby League All Stars Match alongside his brother Tom Burgess.

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