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Gerrie Sonnekus (Gerhardus Hermanus Hendrikus Sonnekus) was born on 1 February, 1953 in Senekal, Free State, is a player. Discover Gerrie Sonnekus's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 70 years old?

Popular As Gerhardus Hermanus Hendrikus Sonnekus
Occupation N/A
Age 71 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 1 February, 1953
Birthday 1 February
Birthplace Senekal, Free State
Nationality South Africa

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Gerrie Sonnekus Height, Weight & Measurements

At 71 years old, Gerrie Sonnekus height is 1.80m and Weight 86kg.

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Height 1.80m
Weight 86kg
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He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Gerrie Sonnekus Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Gerrie Sonnekus worth at the age of 71 years old? Gerrie Sonnekus’s income source is mostly from being a successful player. He is from South Africa. We have estimated Gerrie Sonnekus's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Sonnekus was one of the five nominees for 1985 SA Rugby player of the Year award. The other nominees for the award were Jannie Breedt, Schalk Burger Snr., Danie Gerber and the eventual winner of the award, Naas Botha.


Sonnekus finished his schooling in Welkom and studied at the University of the Free State. He played his first provincial match for the Free State in 1974 and continued to represent the union until 1985. During his career with the Free State he played in five Currie Cup finals, being on the losing side in 1975, 1977, 1978 and 1981. In 1976 he was a member of the Free State team that won the Currie Cup final against Western Province and gained is winners medal when he went on as a replacement for Eben Jansen during the match. With his retirement at the end of the 1985 season, Sonnekus was the Free State record holder for most matches of 160, most matches as captain of 63, most tries of 69 and most Currie Cup matches of 104.

Sonnekus played three test matches for the Springboks. His first test was the third tests in the series against the 1974 Lions team captained by Willie John McBride, played at the Boet Erasmus Stadium in Port Elizabeth, when he was selected as scrumhalf. His second test match was almost ten years later, once again at the Boet Erasmus Stadium, this time as number 8 against England. He then played in the second test against the English, at Ellis Park and scores his first test try during the match.


Gerhardus Hermanus Hendrikus 'Gerrie' Sonnekus (born 1 February 1953) is a former South African rugby union player.