Rory Laird is a professional Australian rules football player who has a net worth of $1.5 million. He plays as a midfielder for the AFL team Adelaide Football Club. The article contains detail on Laird’s net worth, career, earnings, wife, and other personal achievements.

About Rory Laird

Laird grew up in the suburbs of South Australia. He attended Scotch College, where the renowned Brownlow Medalist Gavin Wanganeen coached him. He was drafted in the 2011 Rookie Draft. There, Adelaide drafted him at pick 5.

Laird made his professional debut in 2013. His debut match was against Western Bulldogs. In the beginning, he played 18 consecutive games for West Adelaide in SANFL. Unfortunately, he didn’t make it to the SANFL Grand Final squad.

In 2013, Adelaide first made Rory Laird a replacement for the senior team. But after his debut performance, he was promoted to a regular. There Laird only missed one match in the season due to injury. For his performance throughout the season, he was nominated for the 2013 AFL Rising Star award in round 20.

The following year was a good one for Laird too. But his breakout year is considered 2015. He played every game that season and averaged 24.4 disposals in defense while blanketing his opponents. This earned him a spot on the All-Australian team’s 40-man shortlists.

Laird was named to the All-Australian squad of 40 players in 2016. Unfortunately, he was unable to make the team. In 2017, he developed his skills even further. He began the season with a 40-possession performance against Greater Western Sydney. Furthermore, that season, he was nominated for the AFL Players’ Association MVP Award. He then earned the Malcolm Blight Medal as the Crows’ Best and Fairest player in 2018. Last year, he signed a 5-year extension deal with the Adelaide club. He earned a total of 13 votes for the Brownlow Medal in 2022.

Rory Laird’s Net Worth

Laird’s net worth is $1.5 million in 2023. He currently serves as a midfielder for the AFL club Adelaide Football. There, his income is $750,000-$850,000 per season. The player was ranked 37th among AFL’s richest 100 last year. He has a 5-year deal with the crows signed in 2021. The player earns an additional sum from a few endorsement deals.

Laird’s Endorsements

Laird’s current major sponsor is the stone manufacturing business, Uniq Stone. Additionally, he is affiliated with ASICS Australia and Connors Sports Management. The player is also available on the popular video message platform, Swysh.

Quick Facts

Full Name Rory Laird
Profession Australian rules football
Club Adelaide Football Club
Position Midfielder
Date of Birth 29 December 1993
Age 28
Place of Birth Eden Hills, South Australia
Nationality Australian
Draft 2011 Rookie Draft
Debut 2013
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Net Worth $1.5 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name n/a
Mother’s Name n/a
Salary $750,000-$850,000
Twitter Handle @rorylaird
Instagram Handle @rorylaird

Laird’s Wife

Rory Laird is married to Lucy McArthur. McArthur was a contestant in Miss Universe Australia 2018. Laird hasn’t disclosed any information related to the pair’s personal life yet.

Rory Laird and Lucy McArthur

His Age

Laird was born on 29 December 1993 in Eden Hills, South Australia. At present, he is 28 years old.

His Height and Weight

The AFL star’s height is 177 cm (5 ft 10 in). He weighs 78 kg (172 lb). Currently, he is a midfielder for the Adelaide Football club.

Rory Laird’s Stats

Career Achievements

Category Stats
Malcolm Blight Medal 2018, 2021
All-Australian Team 2017, 2018
22under22 team 2015, 2016
AFL Rising Star nominee 2013

Career Stats Overview: 2022 YTD

Season Team No. Games Goals Marks Tackles Votes
2013 Adelaide 46 18 1 74 51 0
2014 Adelaide 29 16 2 65 37 0
2015 Adelaide 29 23 2 133 58 2
2016 Adelaide 29 19 1 127 40 11
2017 Adelaide 29 25 3 143 55 9
2018 Adelaide 29 20 3 124 43 19
2019 Adelaide 29 22 0 125 47 2
2020 Adelaide 29 17 3 46 70 4
2021 Adelaide 29 22 3 82 130 16
2022 Adelaide 29 16 4 48 130  
Career     198 22 967 660 63

Rory Laird: 200 AFL Games

FAQ about Rory Laird

What is Laird’s net worth in 2023?

In 2022, Laird’s net worth is $1.5 million.

Is Laird Married?

Yes. Rory Laird is married to Lucy McArthur.

How old is Laird?

The AFL star is 28 years old.

How tall is Laird?

He is 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) tall.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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