Rugby WAGS: Who is Marise Poll

Who is Marise Pollard? Images via Instagram: @marisepollard

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Marise Pollard is a South African athlete and blogger known for being the wife of Springbok’s Handre Pollard.

Rugby WAGS: Who is Marise Poll

Who is Marise Pollard? Images via Instagram: @marisepollard

Handre Pollard has gained much recognition as a rugby player. He currently plays for the South African rugby national team and Leicester Tigers in English’s Premiership Rugby. Throughout his career, he has had much support from his wife Marise Pollard. So who is she?

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Marise Pollard is a South African athlete and travel, lifestyle and fitness blogger. She and her husband have been married for over five years.

Marise Pollard profile summary and bio

Full nameMarise Pollard
Date of birth3 March 1996
Place of birthBloemendal, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Current residenceHarborough, Leicestershire, England
Zodiac signPisces
NationalitySouth African
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
MotherTanya Malherbe
FatherGideon Malherbe
SiblingsRichard and Fanie
Sexual orientationHeterosexual
Relationship statusMarried
SpouseHandré Pollard
Social media accountsInstagram Facebook

How old is Marise Pollard?

She was born on 3 March 1996. As of 2023, Marise Pollard’s age is 27 years and her star sign is Pisces.

She was raised on a farm in Bloemendal, Eastern Cape, South Africa. According to her, not much has changed from when she was a child till now. She still is a farm girl who loves dogs and believes that nature is her medicine. Marise is also a staunch Christian, who does not shy away from showing devotion to her religion.

Marise Pollard’s parents

She was born to Gideon, a photographer and Tanya Malherbe. Her mother was born on 15 February. She also has two younger brothers, one is called Fanie and the last is Richard, born on 16 June 2011. She loves her grandmother, Adele.

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Marise Pollard attended Paarl Girls’ High School. After high school she joined the University of Pretoria to study a BED – ECD Foundation Phase Teaching. She graduated on April 2018.

Physical stats

Handre Pollard’s wife takes a slim figure and is very fit. She practices several sports including running marathons, tennis and cycling. Both her hair and eyes are black.

Who is Marise Pollard’s husband?

The athlete is married to South African rugby player Handre Pollard. The two started dating in 2013, got engaged in July 2017 and married on 9 December the same year. The ceremony took place at Cavalli Estate, located in the Cape winelands, South Africa. Marise wore a gorgeous white gown and veil that flowed down and swept the floor with a transparent back covered in jewellery, while the groom wore a black tux, with a brown tie and shoes.

Handre and Marise spent their honeymoon in Labadee, Haiti. They have two dogs, one called Rafa whom they adopted in 2020 and the second, Luna adopted in May 2021. The couple has no problem showing their love for each other publicly and have often referred to each other as best friends.

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Social media presence

The celebrity wife has been active on Instagram since 2013 and currently has over 73k followers. On Facebook, she has more than 1.4k friends. From her posts, she has a personal blog and loves travelling and fitness. In fact, she has participated in several marathons and is an ambassador for Burnt, an fitness online clothing store. Additionally, Marise has shared her love for dogs, having adopted several since she was a child.

Marise Pollard has maintained a low profile away from the spotlight. She and her husband are currently residing in England. From their posts, they are living their happily ever after.