Marika Koroibete, a dual-code international rugby union and rugby league football player, was born on July 26, 1992. Marika competes as a winger for the Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby and has earned a cap for Australia’s national rugby union squad.
In the past, Koroibete played rugby league for the Fiji national rugby league team as well as the National Rugby League’s Melbourne Storm and Wests Tigers. Koroibete was raised on a secluded family property after being born in Naraiyawa, Fiji.
In Fijian rugby union, Koroibete began his playing career at Nasinu Secondary School. Koroibete signed a three-year contract with the Wests Tigers to play in Australia, initially in the Toyota Cup national under-20 competition, following a brief time in junior rugby league.
After being observed competing for the Fiji Under 19s in a match against Fijian players who were born in Australia, Marika Koroibete was signed. Considering that she could complete a 100 meter sprint in 10.75 seconds, Koroibete had also been considering a future in sprinting.
Marika Koroibete scored 22 tries in 26 games while playing for the Tigers Toyota Cup team in 2011 and 2012. The team won the 2012 Grand Final thanks to Marika Koroibete’s two try scoring efforts.
Marika Koroibete net worth and salary
Marika’s net worth as of 2022 is $3 million, and she earns about $500,000 from rugby per year.