Maro Itoje

Birth Day October 28th, 1994
Birth Place Camden
Age 26 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Maro Itoje is an English rugby union player. His playing position is lock or blindside flanker. His current team is Saracens, the English Championship club and he is playing for the England national team. He was named European Player of the Year as well. He has been described by many as a hard-working player and also as a team leader, with many writers claiming him to be a "star player". 

Who is Maro Itoje?

Professional rugby union player, Maro Itoje started playing from his school level at the age of eleven. Apart from rugby, he played several sports including basketball, football, and athletics, and has also represented England at U17 level in shot put. In the season 2013-2014, he made his senior debut for Saracens at the age of 19 against Cardiff Blues in the Anglo-Welsh Cup. Also, he made his Aviva Premiership debut against Leicester Tigers later in the same season. He signed his first professional contract with Saracens in the year 2012 and made his first appearance the following year. Since then, he has been playing for the team, Saracens and with the team, he has won four English Premiership titles with Saracens, three European Rugby Champions Cup titles, and three Six Nations Championship titles. Regarding his international career, he made his debut against Ireland Wolfhounds on 30 January 2015. He is nicknamed 'the pearl'.

Maro Itoje is playing for the team, Saracens

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Early Life and Family

Maro Itoje came to this world on 28 October 1994 (Friday). His parents gave the real name/birth name of 'Oghenemaro Miles Itoje' to him. His place of birth as well as his hometown is in Camden, London where he experienced his childhood. Back in the year 2020, Maro's age turned 26 by celebrating his 26th birthday. His date of birth falls under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio. He is religious and his faith is in Christian (religion). Born to Nigerian parents, Maro holds British-Nigerian nationality. He came from the ethnic background of Nigerian-African and British. Thus, his race is Black. 

Maro Itoje was given birth by his Nigerian parents; Efe Itoje (father) and Florence Itoje (mother). He also has a brother (sibling) and Jeremy.

Maro Itoje with his mother

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Maro obtained his education by attending Salcombe Preparatory School in Southgate, North London at a primary level, before moving to board at St George's School in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. He then studied for a politics degree at the School of Oriental and African Studies in Bloomsbury, London at the same time as starting his rugby career.

Maro Itoje Relationship & Girlfriend

The 26 years old, Maro Itoje's relationship status can be assumed single as he has not stated anything about his affairs or girlfriend. He is enjoying his present life a lot being single. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Maro Itoje and his rumored girlfriend, Amelia Windsor in a sports luxe-themed Tatler Shoot

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Back then, Maro starred alongside Amelia Windsor, cousin of Prince Harry, on a sports luxe-themed Tatler shoot for their October 2018 issue. The duo was shot enjoying a day on the beach at Camber Sands. Rumors in the press followed that the pair had begun dating, but this was never confirmed or denied by the second-row.

Maro Itoje Net Worth & Salary

Rugby Union Player, Maro Itoje's net worth is estimated to have $1 Million - $5 Million as of 2021 as per sources. His major source of income and wealth is from his rugby career. His salary is somewhere between £750,00 and £1 million at present. He became England’s highest-paid player in 2019. He became a Sarries "centurion" in October and signed a deal until the summer of 2022.  He is living a modest lifestyle as of today. 

Body Measurements - Height and Weight

Maro Itoje has a body build of Athletic as he maintained his body a lot being a rugby player. He stands tall at the perfect height of 1.95 m or 6 ft 5 in. His balanced weight consists of 115 Kg or 254 lbs or 18 st 2 lb. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is brown-black. 

Maro Itoje, professional rugby union player

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Awards and Achievements

Saracens

  • 2014-15 LV Cup champions
  • 2014–15 English Premiership champions
  • 2015–16 English Premiership champions
  • 2017–18 English Premiership champions
  • 2018-19 English Premiership champions
  • 2015–16 European Rugby Champions Cup champions
  • 2016–17 European Rugby Champions Cup champions
  • 2018-19 European Rugby Champions Cup champions

England U20s

  • 2014 IRB Junior World Championship champions

England

  • 2016 Six Nations Championship champions (grand slam)
  • 2017 Six Nations Championship champions
  • 2020 Six Nations Championship champions
  • 2020 Autumn Nations Cup Champions

Maro Itoje Holding Triple Crown Shield

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Teams Played 

Youth Career

  • 2005-2011 - Harpenden RFC

Senior Career

  • 2012-Present - Saracens

National team

  • England U18s
  • 2014 - England U20s
  • 2015 - England Saxons
  • 2016 – England
  • 2017 - British and Irish Lions

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