Who is Solonaima Maria Folau?
Solonaima Maria Folau is a New Zealand international netball player. She currently plays in the New Zealand national netball team, the silver ferns. Besides these, she has also won 2 gold medals in commonwealth games. She is also vice-captain of the Netball New Zealand for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
|Birth Name||Solonaima Maria Folau|
|Birthplace||Tokoroa, New Zealand|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
|Parents||Fuisami Tutaia (father) and Niukini (mother)|
|Married/ Husband||Israel Folau|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
Who is the Spouse of Solonaima Maria Folau?
She is married to Israel Folau, a conservative Christian and an Australian former professional rugby player. They got engaged on 23rd October 2016 after years of dating. The couple married in Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales on 27 November 2017, in a private outdoor ceremony.
Maria is a happily married woman and she is enjoying her married life to the fullest with her spouse. The couple is very supportive of each other. But they are not blessed with any child yet.
Solonaima Maria Folau: Career & Net Worth
Maria started her career in 2005 as a domestic netballer. During the National Bank Cup, she played domestic netball for Auckland Diamonds. After that, she also played with Magic for two years. Besides these, she has also won 2 gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and 2006 Commonwealth Games. In addition, she has also won a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth games.
Besides commonwealth games. She has also won a gold 2009 World Netball series and a silver medal in the 2011 World ball series. Further in 2007, 2011 and 2015 Netball World Championship she was able to get 3 silver medals.
She also played 9 years for Northern Mystics and later she switched to Silver Ferns. Now she has joined Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Australian Super Netball league prior to the 2019 season. Also, she featured in MTV Fit Sessions on June 8, 2017.
As of 2019 her estimated net worth is $4 million and her salary is $70,000.
Wiki, Bio, Age, Nationality, Ethnicity, Siblings, Zodiac and Education
Solonaima Maria Folau was born on February 18th, 1987 in Tokoroa, New Zealand. As of now, she is 32 years old. She is the daughter of Fuisami Tuta’ia, a forestry worker, and his wife, Niukini, a homemaker. Her older sister Tumarkinfarch is an athlete. She belongs to New Zealand nationality. Furthermore, her ethnicity is white.
Since her school days, she is using her middle name as her first name. First Maria joined Lynfield College. Later she transferred to Mount Albert Grammer School. While she graduated from Blockhouse Bay Intermediate.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Eye Colour and Hair Colour
The netball player stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs about 80 kg. She has beautiful dark brown eyes and black hair. She also has an athletic physic that suits her personality. Her smile is so charming.