Ben Volavola Bio: From Dating Shailene Woodley To Family & Net worth Details

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 10 Sep, 2018
Ben Volavola Bio: From Dating Shailene Woodley To Family & Net worth Details

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 13, 1991 Age 30 Years 6 Month(s)
Nationality Australian Profession Athlete
Marital Status Single Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Girlfriend/Dating Shailene Woodley (Dating) Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity Mixed Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 6 Feet 3 Inches (1.91 Meters) Education Newington College
Parents Dinesh Shankar (Father), Ema Volavola (Mother)

Fijian Rugby union footballer Ben Volavola currently plays for French Top 14 team Bordeaux Begles. Volavola rose to the fame by playing in the Super League for the New South Wales Waratahs and Melbourne Rebels.

Besides his sports background, Ben Volavola has hit the social media with his romantic linkup to sensational actress Shailene Woodley. Here, we will dig into Ben Volavola’s bio plus his professional career. 

Ben Volavola: Confirms New-Glooming Love With Actress Girlfriend!

The news of Divergent actress Shailene Woodley kissing rugby player Ben Volavola disseminated all over the internet back in October 2017.

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The pair met each other at the filming of Adrift. Since their first meeting, Ben got closer to Shailena and eventually started dating. Ben and Shailene were blissfully dating as the couple frequently got cozy and shared pictures on social media.

Before Ben, Shailene dated American actor Ezra Miller, her Divergent co-actor Theo James and had reportedly dated actress Ellen Page. 

After keeping the relationship buzz off the radar for a specified period, the pair confirmed their relationship at the start of this year. Shailene shared a shot of the duo, kissing in Paris, on her Instagram

Ben Volavola and Shailene Woodley even appeared together at the Premiere of Adrift.

Ben Volavola alongside his girlfriend Shailene Woodley stepped on the Red Carpet for the first time as a couple recently on 23 May. Shailene and Ben shared a flaunting smile at the premiere of Shailene’s new movie Adrift.

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While talking to PressReader on 1 July 2018, Ben revealed about his love life with his beau Shailene.

Well, the 27-year-old seems to have a pleasant relationship with the Divergent star. Ben said that he is pleased with her and sees Shailene as his future wife. Ben told that he sensed Shailene differently from other since the day they met.

Ben Volavola with his girlfriend, Shailene Woodley on 20 August 2018 (Photo: Shailene Woodley)

Well, speculating at Shailene's Instagram, she recently posted a picture with her lover Ben on 20 August 2018. As of now, the pair is relishing their love life peacefully and happily.

A Look at Ben Volavola’s Bio: Family, Career, Net Worth

Rugby star Ben Volavola was born on 13 January 1991, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Ben’s father is of Indian descent while his mother is Fijian. Ben moved to Fiji in his early days and grew up there up until the age of 9. In 2000, Volavola moved back to Sydney and lived with his mother, Ema Volavola, and younger brother, Milan Volavola.

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During his high school days, Ben generated massive interest in playing rugby. In his time at Endeavour Sports High School (2005–2008) and Newington College (2009–2010), Volavola continued to feature in school-level rugby competitions.

Ben completed his Certificate III and IV in Fitness at the Australian Institute of Fitness in 2012. Subsequently, Volavola finished a Business Diploma with the Australian Vocational Training Academy.

Ben’s success at the domestic level earned him a place in New South Wales Waratahs squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season. Previously, he also represented Australia U20 in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship.

After playing three seasons for Waratahs, Volavola signed for a New Zealand professional rugby team Crusaders in 2016. Meantime, Volavola also got selected to feature for Fiji in the Rugby World Cup.

Volavola featured for Melbourne Rebels in the 2017 Super League season. After playing with the Rebels for one season, Volavola moved to France and joined Bordeaux Begles for 2017-18 Top 14 season.

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The famous sportsperson no doubt enjoys a riveting salary. During Ben's days at Super Rugby, he was reported to have a salary of $180,000 which astonishingly boosted his net worth. Currently, at the French League, Volavola’s earning ranges in between €60,000 to €80,000. As an actor, Ben is estimated to earn an average salary of 1.5 million dollars.