Rassie Erasmus Biography, Age, Salary, Net worth, Stats & Achievements

Rassie Erasmus who was born with the full name Johan ‘Rassie’ Erasmus. He is a World Cup-winning South African rugby union coach. He became the South African National Team’s coach in 2018 making him the first SARU Director of Rugby.


Rassie was born in Despatch, Eastern Cape on November 5, 1972. As of 2019, he is aged 47 years old.


Erasmus rather keep his personal information private. All he can say is that he is married, his wife details will be updated soon.


As a coach of a top Ruby team, South Africa National team, he earns salary in millions of Dollars. His team emerged the winner of the 2019 world cup.

Net Worth

Although we are still gathering information, Erasmus estimated net worth is believed to fall between USD 1- USD 10 million

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Rassie Erasmus Stats

Rassie Erasmus Biography
Rassie Erasmus on Rugby World Cup final against England
Total Tests14
Total wins7
Win percentage50%
Total tries37
Average tries per game2.64
Points conceded330
Average points conceded per game23.57
Rugby Championship finish2nd
End of year tour2/4
Win percentage at home66%
Win percentage away37.5%

Coaching honors

Free State Cheetahs

  • Currie Cup
  • Winners: 2005, 2006 (Shared with Blue Bulls


  • Super 14
  • Runners-up: 2010

Western Province

  • Currie Cup
  • Runners-up: 2010


  • Pro12
  • Runners-up: 2017
  • Pro12 Coach of the Season award
  • Winner: 2017

South Africa

  • Rugby World Cup
  • Winners: 2019
  • The Rugby Championship
  • Winners: 2019
  • Runners-up: 2018


  • He won 36 caps for the Springboks.
  • Played for the Free State Cheetahs.
  • Also played for the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup
  • Played for the Cats and the Stormers in the Super 12.
  • He was the captain of the Cats, leading them to the 2000 Super 12 semi-finals.
  • Erasmus also captained the Springboks in 1999.
  • Following his retirement in2005, he became a coach and guided his team, the Cheetahs, to Currie Cup title.
  • In 2007, he occupied the position as technical adviser for the Springboks during their Rugby World Cup-winning campaign in France.
  • He later became the Head Coach of the Stormers and Director of Coaching at Western Province.
  • He was appointed the Director of Rugby in June 2017.
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South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus had some inspirational words for his Springbok team ahead of their historic Rugby World Cup victory – revealed captain Siya Kolisi.

Kolisi was speaking after South Africa beat England 32-12 in the final at International Stadium Yokohama, their third Rugby World Cup since the tournament began.

Born just a year before the end of Apartheid, Kolisi is the first black man to captain the Springboks in a test rugby match and now the first the win a Rugby World Cup as captain.

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“I was grateful for everything the team has been through. We have faced a lot of challenges but the people of South Africa have got behind us and we are so grateful to them.

“We have so many problems in our country, a team like this – we come from different backgrounds, different races – and we came together with one goal. I really hope we have done that for South Africa, to show that we can pull together if we want to achieve something.”


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