Michael Hooper Net Worth

Michael Hooper is an Australian professional rugby union player. He is the captain of the Australian national team Wallabies. He currently plays for the New South Wales Waratahs in the Super Rugby. Hooper plays as an openside flanker. His estimated net worth is $5 million. Here we bring you Michael Hooper’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, career, stats, wife, and more.

About Michael Hooper

Michael Hooper was born on 29 October 1991 in Manly, New South Wales, Australia. Hooper attended Macquarie University for graduation.

Youth Career

He played junior rugby at the Manly Roos. He had a successful career as an amateur. Hooper played for the Australia U20 side in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship and partly captained his side. He was named the International Player of the Tournament.

Senior Career

Michael Hooper made his senior debut for the Brumbies in 2010. In 2012, Hooper had a breakout season, being the Best Forward for the Brumbies and the ARU’s Rookie of the Year.

In 2013, the excellent young talent was signed by the New South Wales Waratahs. He played every Super Rugby game that season, being the Australian Super 15 Player of the Year and the Waratahs’ Player of the Year.

Hooper helped the Waratahs to win the 2014 Super Rugby and the Australian Conference in 2014, 2015, and 2018.

The Aussie rugby star also played briefly for the Japanese Top League side Verblitz (2021).

Hooper made his international debut for Australia in 2012. He is currently one of Australia’s most-capped players of all time. He is a two-time John Eales Medal winner.

Michael Hooper played for Australia in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, helping the Wallabies to finish runners-up.

Michael Hooper’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, the Wallabies star Michael Hooper’s estimated net worth is $5 million. His prime sources of earnings are his rugby salary, sponsorship deals, and other businesses.

The Waratahs openside flanker is the top-earning rugby player in Australia. In 2018, Hooper signed a five-year deal worth $6 million. His yearly salary is $1.2 million.

Michael Hooper also earns a huge chunk from brand promotions and sponsorship posts.

Hooper has an endorsement deal with Land Rover Australia.

Personal Info

Full Name Michael Hooper
Date of Birth 29 October 1991
Age 31
Height 182 cm (6 ft)
Birthplace Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Current Club New South Wales Waratahs 
Position Openside Flanker
Net Worth $5 million
Relationship Status Married
Spouse Kate Howard
Instagram @mik.hooper


Hooper’s gorgeous wife is Kate Howard. Michale and Kate are long-term sweethearts. They started dating in 2010. The couple bought a new home in Manly in 2020.

Michael Hooper Wife


Born on 29 October 1991, he is 31 years old.


He is 182 cm (6 ft) tall.


Hooper is 223 lb (101 kg).


[Correct as July 16, 2022]

Years Teams Apps Points 
2012-Present Australia 121 110
2010-2012 Brumbies 31 25
2021 Verblitz 10 10
2013-Present Waratahs 128 125


What is Michael Hooper’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his estimated net worth will be $5 million.

Who is his wife?

His wife is Kate Howard.

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