Who Is Mark Telea? Biography, Nationality, Age, Family and More.

Who Is Mark Telea? Biography, Nationality, Age, Family and More.

Mark Telea is a 26 year old New Zealand well equipped rugby union player who plays as a wing for Super Rugby club, “Blues” and the New Zealand national team.

Mark Telea’s Biography

Born as Mark Evander Telea, Mark is of mixed ethnicity as his mother is a Samoan, and his father is a South African. He was born and nurtured in New Zealand and identifies as a Kiwi-Samoan.

He had a passion for rugby at a very young age as his childhood was surrounded by the rugby sport. He learnt and mastered the skills at the Massey High School via the school’s Rugby Club. He was spotted by the coaches who knew he was going to be a great rugby player hence they trained and guided him. 

Massey Rugby Club was one of the top notch rugby schools hence he had the opportunity to play at a high level with some of the school’s best players. His splendid performances for the North Harbour provincial team in 2016 caught the attention of the Super Rugby franchise “Blues” which launched him into the limelight.

He has since been a force to reckon with in the rugby sport world. 

Mark Telea’s Age, Birthday and Zodiac Sign

The rugby union player who is well known for his pace, footwork and finishing ability was born on the 6th of December, 1996 in Auckland, New Zealand under the zodiac sign, Sagittarius. As of 7th November, 2023, he is 26 years and 11 months old.

Mark Telea’s Early Life

Mark grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and he loved playing rugby since he was a kid having been born in a rugby centred country. He practised and got really good at it while he was at Massey High School and playing for the Massey Rugby Club. In 2016, he did so well in rugby that he got to play for the North Harbour provincial team, which was a big achievement for him.

The rugby player stands at a height of six feet, one inches which is approximately 1.86 metres and weighs around 94 Kilograms 

Mark Telea’s Nationality

Telea is a New Zealand. He is from a mixed race as his mother is from Samoan and his father is a South African.

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Mark Telea’s Career

Telea did really well in provincial rugby and because of that, the Super Rugby team, “Blues” noticed him and signed him in 2020. He has since been amazing on the field, playing in more than 30 games and scoring over 20 tries for the Blues. He is known for being fast, hard to catch and good at scoring tries, which makes him a key player for the Blues.

He played for the All Blacks in 2022, a major deal in New Zealand rugby. He performed well in 10 international matches. He helped the All Blacks win the Rugby World Cup in 2023, scoring two tries in the first game against France.

At 26, Mark is recognized as a force to reckon with in New Zealand’s rugby. He was awarded as the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year at the just concluded 2023 World Rugby Men’s Championship.

Mark Telea’s Parents

The 2023 World Rugby Breakthrough Player was born into the world by a Samoan mother and South African father known as Maleko and Tuala Telea. The parents of the legendary rugby player are set to celebrate their fiftieth marriage anniversary. He has consistently made the world know that his parents are the reason for his success as a rugby player.

Mark Telea’s Siblings

Mark had a brother, Jericho, who was also a rugby player. He died in an assault that happened on Easter weekend in 2017 in Auckland. He was a player for the Hurricanes.

Mark Telea’s Wife

Currently Mark Telea is not married. We will keep you updated when he ties the knot with the woman after his own heart.

Mark Telea’s Children

The “Blues” rugby player does not have children for now. 

Mark Telea’s Net Worth

The New Zealand professional rugby player is speculated to be worth an estimated sum of $5 million.

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