Charles Piutau Net Worth

The highest-paid rugby player in the world is Charles Piutau, a title he shared for a while with another player on this list. This New Zealand international has made a name for himself as a strong force to be reckoned with since relocating to Europe. He is frequently hailed as the best fullback in the annals of the sport. His total wealth is $5 million. In this article, we are going to learn about Charles Piutau’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, wife, and many more.

About Charles Piutau

Rugby union player Salesi Tu’ipulotu “Charles” Piutau was born on October 31, 1991. He competes for the English team Bristol Bears in the Premiership as a fullback and occasionally as a wing.

He was a Tonga and New Zealand Under-20 representative who was born in New Zealand to Tongan parents. Between 2013 and 2015, he earned 17 senior New Zealand appearances. Following a modification to the qualifying requirements, he made his Tonga debut in 2022.

Early Life

Piutau was born to Tongan parents in New Zealand. He was up in the Mangere neighborhood of Auckland and went to Wesley College. He is the tenth and youngest child. Piutau represented Tonga in 2010 in Argentina at the IRB Junior World Championship. The New Zealand Under-20s’ highest try scorer during their 2011 World Championship-winning campaign was Piutau.

For the Pakuranga United Rugby Club, Charles played club rugby. He is Siale Piutau’s younger brother, the center for the Bristol Bears.


In 2010, Piutau made his varsity debut for Auckland. He was added to the Blues squad in 2012, and his fullback position was confirmed in 2014.

Piutau will join the Irish team Ulster before the start of the 2016–17 season, it was announced on April 1st, 2015.

In order to train with the All Blacks, Piutau joined the group throughout the 2013 Super Rugby season. He played his first test on June 22 at New Plymouth against France. The fact that he was passed over for the 2015 World Cup had an impact on his decision to move to Europe in order to play club rugby.

Charles Piutau’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023 the New Zealand native professional rugby player Charles Piutau has a net worth of $5 million. In terms of yearly salary, Piutau, and Handre Pollard are now tied for first place in professional rugby. He is a current Bristol Bears player.


Charles became the first British professional athlete to earn £1 million a year when he signed with the Bears in 2018. Piutau and Pollard both received an annual salary of slightly over $2 million for their professional rugby careers as of March 2020, it was discovered.


Additionally, he has endorsement agreements with TM Lewin and Heineken, which will undoubtedly add significantly to the Kiwi Rugby player’s overall earnings.

Quick Facts

Full Name Salesi Tu’ipulotu “Charles” Piutau
Nickname Charles
Born 31 October 1991
Debut 2021
Height 1.85 m
Weight 100 kg
Age 31 years old
Birthplace Auckland, New Zealand
Religion Christian
Nationality New Zealand
Net Worth $5 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Manako 
Mother name Melenaite
Twitter Handle @CPiutau
Instagram Handle cpiutau


Charles (Salesi) Piutau’s niece published a picture of him getting down on one knee in front of Lineti Latu in Paris. The 25-year-old Piutau is holding Latu’s hand while holding an open yellow ring box in the other. In the distance, you can see the Eiffel Tower. They are married since 2017.


Charles Piutau was born on 31 October 1991 and as of 2023, he is 31 years old.

Height and Weight

He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 100 kg.

Career Stats

Against Pld W D L T Con Pen DG Pts %Won
France 2 2 1 5 100
Australia 3 3 100
Argentina 3 3 1 5 100
South Africa 3 3 100
Japan 1 1 2 10 100
England 1 1 100
United States 1 1 1 5 100
Samoa 1 1 100
Scotland 1 1 100
Wales 1 1 100
Total 17 17 5 100


FAQs About Charles Piutau

When was he engaged?

He proposed to Lineti Latu in front of the Eiffel Tower on January 5th, 2017.

What team does he currently play on?

He participates in the Premiership for the English team Bristol Bears as a fullback and occasionally a wing.

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