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Full Name Marc Ellis
Date of Birth October 8, 1971
Age 52 years, 5 months, 11 days
Birthplace Wellington
Birth City Wellington Region
Country New Zealand
Horoscope Libra

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Marc Ellis Biography

Marc Ellis is one of the most popular and richest Rugby Player who was born on October 8, 1971 in Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand. An All Blacks former utility back, who is most well-known for his remarkable performance in the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Both he and Zac Guidford represented New Zealand at the Rugby World Cup.

Ellis started out for Otago in the NPC in 1991 when he was playing for the club side University, and he was selected for the NZ Colts. He made a name for himself while playing for Otago, which earned him All Black selection in 1992. Ellis stayed with Otago until 1995 when he switched code to rugby league. In 1998, after two seasons of league, Ellis played for North Harbour in the NPC, where he remained for another two seasons. Ellis played his last season of NPC in 2000 for North Harbour.

Ellis first played for the All Blacks in 1992, against a South Australian Invitation XV, then against Australian club and invitation sides. He scored two tries in his first test, in 1993, at first five-eighth against Scotland, won 51–15 by the All Blacks. A week later he was selected for the test against England where he also played first five. Ellis played his last match of 1993 against the Barbarians. For the 1994 season, Ellis was not selected for the All Blacks and did not attend the NZ trial due to injury, but he did play for the New Zealand XV and New Zealand Universities sides. In 1995 Ellis was re-called to the All Blacks for the World Cup, playing five games on the wing. He scored seven tries in the tournament, six of them in the 145–17 win over Japan.

In 2006, he married Agustina Mon.

NameMarc Ellis
First NameMarc
Last NameEllis
OccupationRugby Player
BirthdayOctober 8
Birth Year1971
Place of BirthWellington
Home TownWellington Region
Birth CountryNew Zealand
Birth SignLibra
Full/Birth Name
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Ethnicity, religion & political views

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From 1996 to 2005 Ellis was a regular presenter on the TV2 talk show SportsCafe, where he was known for his “larrikin” personality. In 2003 he inaugurated the mock public holiday “National Nude Day” by challenging viewers to streak in front of then Prime Minister Helen Clark.

Marc Ellis Net Worth

Marc Ellis is one of the richest Rugby Player from New Zealand. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Marc Ellis's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He was a graduate of the University of Otago and first played for Otago on September 11, 1991.

In a 1995 World Cup match against Japan, he scored six tries. This set the record for the most World Cup matches by one player.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeRugby Player
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Ellis missed out on the first few seasons of the Super 12 due to his rugby league career, but when he returned to rugby union in 1998 it was only a short time before he was into the Super 12. After playing a solid season for North Harbour in the NPC Ellis was picked for the Blues, where he played one season. In 1999, after strong seasons with North Harbour and the Blues, Ellis was named in one of the early training squads for the 1999 Rugby World Cup, but he was not selected in the final team and played for NZ A instead. In 2000 Ellis played his final Super 12 season for the Highlanders before retiring from rugby.

In the early 2000s, Ellis was a popular figure on New Zealand television, often appearing alongside fellow former rugby union and league player Matthew Ridge, notably on light-hearted documentaries. In 2004, as part of a one such programme, Ellis took part in and won the famous and eccentric British annual event, the Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake.

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At the end of the 1995 season Ellis switched to league to play for the Auckland Warriors where he joined his All Blacks teammate John Kirwan. Ellis was Warrior number 29 when he played his first match in 1996. He played for the Warriors between 1996 and 1998, playing in 36 matches and scoring 103 points through 11 tries, 29 goals and 1 field goal. Ellis also represented the New Zealand national rugby league team, the Kiwis, in 5 matches.

In 2006, he released his autobiography Crossing the Line, which details all aspects of his life. Ellis has since co-authored Good Fullas: A Guide to Kiwi Blokes, released in 2010 with friend and New Zealand Consul General to Italy, Charlie Haddrell.

Who is Marc Ellis Dating?

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In 2005, Ellis purchased ecstasy tablets from a drug dealer who was under surveillance by the New Zealand Police. Ellis was among many high-profile figures caught in the operation, code-named Aqua. His court appearance put an end to a poorly-kept secret, as despite the fact he had originally obtained name suppression, his identity was widely known by the New Zealand public. Ellis was fined $300.

Facts & Trivia

Marc Ranked on the list of most popular Rugby Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in New Zealand. Marc Ellis celebrates birthday on October 8 of every year.

On 15 November 2007, as part of an elaborate marketing ploy for his latest business venture, Ellis detonated 600 kg of explosives on top of Rangitoto Island, a nature reserve in Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour. This was an attempt to create an illusion that the volcanic island was erupting. The New Zealand Department of Conservation described the stunt as “demoralising and very disappointing”. There is a total fire ban on the island because of ecological significance.

What does Marc Ellis do?

Marc Christopher Gwynne Ellis (born 8 October 1971) is a New Zealand businessman, television presenter, and former rugby union and rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s. A graduate of the University of Otago, his primary business interest was in Charlie’s, a juice company.

Who is Marc Ellis designer?

Mark Ellis (born 4 February 1945) is an American-Canadian naval architect, who has designed sixteen production sailboats, along with many custom sailboats and powerboats. He is best known for his Nonsuch series of catboats, the Limestone series of powerboats and Niagara sailboats.

Who is Mark Ellis married to?

Agustina Mon

What is Matthew Ridge doing now?

Around 2010, Ridge stepped out of the limelight but now he is back on television, hosting Prime’s Designing Dreams, a new six-part local series focusing on prominent New Zealand architects. Matthew Ridge says Designing Dreams provides instant gratification.

Does Marc Ellis have kids?

Marc was previously married to designer Agustina Mon, and has two children Sofia, eight, and Tomas, six. He recently sold his $3.8 million Auckland penthouse.

Key Events

  1. Marc Christopher Gwynne Ellis (born 8 October 1971) is a New Zealand businessman, television presenter, and former rugby union and rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s..

  2. Ellis started out for Otago in the NPC in 1991 when he was playing for the club side University, and he was selected for the NZ Colts..

  3. He made a name for himself while playing for Otago, which earned him All Black selection in 1992..

  4. Ellis first played for the All Blacks in 1992, against a South Australian Invitation XV, then against Australian club and invitation sides..

  5. He scored two tries in his first test, in 1993, at first five-eighth against Scotland, won 51–15 by the All Blacks..

  6. Ellis played his last match of 1993 against the Barbarians..

  7. For the 1994 season, Ellis was not selected for the All Blacks and did not attend the NZ trial due to injury, but he did play for the New Zealand XV and New Zealand Universities sides..

  8. During the 1995 Rugby World Cup he scored six tries in the game against Japan, which is the record for the most tries by an individual in a Rugby World Cup match..

  9. Ellis stayed with Otago until 1995 when he switched code to rugby league..

  10. In 1995 Ellis was re-called to the All Blacks for the World Cup, playing five games on the wing..

  11. At the end of the 1995 season Ellis switched to league to play for the Auckland Warriors where he joined his All Blacks teammate John Kirwan..

  12. From 1996 to 2005 Ellis was a regular presenter on the TV2 talk show SportsCafe, where he was known for his "larrikin" personality..

  13. He played for the Warriors between 1996 and 1998, playing in 36 matches and scoring 103 points through 11 tries, 29 goals and 1 field goal. Ellis also represented the New Zealand national rugby league team, the Kiwis, in 5 matches. .

  14. Ellis was Warrior number 29 when he played his first match in 1996..

  15. In 1998, after two seasons of league, Ellis played for North Harbour in the NPC, where he remained for another two seasons..

  16. Ellis missed out on the first few seasons of the Super 12 due to his rugby league career, but when he returned to rugby union in 1998 it was only a short time before he was into the Super 12..

  17. In 1999, after strong seasons with North Harbour and the Blues, Ellis was named in one of the early training squads for the 1999 Rugby World Cup, but he was not selected in the final team and played for NZ A instead..

  18. Ellis played his last season of NPC in 2000 for North Harbour. .

  19. In 2000 Ellis played his final Super 12 season for the Highlanders before retiring from rugby. .

  20. In the early 2000s, Ellis was a popular figure on New Zealand television, often appearing alongside fellow former rugby union and league player Matthew Ridge, notably on light-hearted documentaries..

  21. In 2003 he inaugurated the mock public holiday "National Nude Day" by challenging viewers to streak in front of then Prime Minister Helen Clark..

  22. In 2004, as part of a one such programme, Ellis took part in and won the famous and eccentric British annual event, the Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake..

  23. In 2005, Ellis purchased ecstasy tablets from a drug dealer who was under surveillance by the New Zealand Police..

  24. In 2006, he released his autobiography Crossing the Line, which details all aspects of his life..

  25. On 15 November 2007, as part of an elaborate marketing ploy for his latest business venture, Ellis detonated 600 kg of explosives on top of Rangitoto Island, a nature reserve in Auckland's Waitematā Harbour..

  26. Ellis has since co-authored Good Fullas: A Guide to Kiwi Blokes, released in 2010 with friend and New Zealand Consul General to Italy, Charlie Haddrell..

  27. In 2010 the Gardens Tavern, then a popular student pub in North Dunedin, was advertised for sale; Ellis attempted to buy it but was outbid by the University of Otago, who converted it into a study centre..