Denny Solomona - Rugby Player

Published on 08 September, 2019 Updated on 09 September, 2019
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Birth Name Denny Solomona
Birth Day 10/27/1993
Birth place Auckland, New Zealand
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality New Zealander
Profession Rugby Player
College/University St. Peter's College
Height 6 ft 3 in (190 cm)
Weight 213 lbs
Eye color Black-Brown
Hair Color Hair

The talented international level rugby player, Denny Solomona was born on 27 September 1993 in Auckland, New Zeland. He is currently a winger for the Sale Sharks in the Aviva Premiership and England at international level. He previously played rugby league as a winger for the Melbourne Storm, Under-20s.

Well, thanks to his career, Denny Solomona's net worth must be grand. Denny was previously married to Jess Impiazzi. The former pair reportedly married secretly on a trip they went to. However, they have allegedly split and Denny is living a single life.

Net Worth and Sources of Income.

Denny Solomona's net worth must be impressive. He makes most of his income through his career as an international rugby player. According to Shmoop, the average pay for a pro rugby player is $130,000. Since he has been playing in pro rugby since 2014, he must have a significantly higher salary by now. We are sure, he has made a 6 figure accumulative fortune.

Early Life and Career

Solomona was born in Auckland and spent most of his growing years there. He got his education at St. Peter's College where he took part in the school's Rugby Union First XV and won the Boris Shroj Cup in 2010 as the top tier scorer. Solomona made his International début for Samoa on 8 October 2016 in their test match against Fiji in Apia.

On 13 December 2016, despite his two years of remaining contract with Castleford Tigers, it was confirmed that Denny had retired from rugby league. He was actually supposed to switch to rugby union and join Sale Sharks in the Aviva Premiership. The move gave rise to a legal dispute and the outcome of which cost Castleford  $240,000 in compensation.  

Danny Solomona previously played for Melbourne storms

However, On 29 March 2017, Denny came back on the tracks. Having enjoyed a productive start to his career with Sale Sharks(10 tries in 11 appearances), Solomona stated himself available for international selection with England. He was allegedly called up to the international England squad by Eddie Jones for their 2017 tour to Argentina. The talented Denny came on as a sub in the opening test and scored the winning try on his debut.

Dating, Relationship, and Girlfriend

Denny Solomona was previously married to his now ex-wife Jess Impiazi, a model and actress. However, they have broken up now and have parted ways. Denny currently isn't rumored to be dating anyone. It looks like the talented rugby player wants to stay single for now.

Danny Solomona plays for the Sale Sharks

Denny has also opened up about his mental health battles. He's had time for some serious introspection and has stated that he went through some really tough times. He told;

"There have been a lot of mental battles in my career,"  

"From the time I was 17 or 18, playing for Melbourne Storm, I've always felt I was playing a character. I felt I had to be the funny guy, relaxed with no worries. Deep down, I was desperately worried by what people thought, by my image, but I stuck to that character.

He has tried to get across the fact that it's perfectly normal for men and boys to be vulnerable and that they can be comfortable speaking when they aren't feeling great about themselves. Solomona now emphasizes more on outdoor activities like enjoying walks with his dogs through the famous Lakes District and seems very personal about his life.

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