Post his retirement, Australian rugby star Jake Friend now has enough time to spend with his soon-to-be-wife and upcoming child.
Jake Friend is a famous rugby player who is immediately retiring due to his health issues.
Jake is a professional footballer for the Sydney Roosters. He plays as the hooker and co-captain of the team in the National Rugby League (NRL).Quick Facts:
|Birthday||February 1, 1990|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Married/Single||Engaged (Jenna Kallin)|
Who Is Jake Friend Wife?
Jake Friend is not married but engaged to his soon-to-be-wife, Jenna Kallin.
The couple seems perfect and has been together for the past few years. It is sure that they will marry soon in the future.
Surprisingly, Jake and Jenna are currently pregnant with their first child.
Previously, the player dated Paige Duffy, but the couple broke up eventually.
Jake Friend Age and Net Worth
As of 2021, Jake Friend’s age is 31 years old.
Born in the year 1990, he cuts the cake on the 1st of February. His sun sign is Aquarius.
Further, his hometown is Queensland and his nationality is Australian.
Regarding his financial status, Jake’s actual net worth has not been published yet.
But, he supposedly earns a hefty salary from his matches and has collected a rich fortune as well.
BREAKING: Sydney Roosters captain Jake Friend has informed teammates he will retire from the NRL immediately. Sad end to a great career.https://t.co/BR2P8I6HLQ
— Michael Chammas (@MichaelChammas) April 7, 2021
Jake Friend Wikipedia: Why Is He Retiring?
Jake Friend is a renowned rugby player and thus has a Wikipedia page.
He started playing at Noosa Pirates on a scholarship from the age of 15. After enhancing his skills, he played Toyota Cup in 2008 and was selected by Sydney Roosters in the same year.
Friend’s debut match was against Canterbury-Bankstown. Gradually, he became a skipper for the team and led it to win several matches and championships.
In 2014, Jake won the ‘Man of The Match’ title in the ANZAC Game. Similarly, in 2018, his team achieved NRL Grand Final and, in 2020, his team gained victory over Adelaide Ova in the State of Origin series.
In the past few years, Jake has faced many head knocks. With every one of them, he came back strong and played a new match. Until now, he has suffered a total of 20 concussions.
Jake is concerned about his health which is why he is immediately retiring from the position of Sydney Roosters skipper and co-captain.