The former NRL player Cooper Cronk and his wife Tara Rushton have been married for over 5 years. Together they are proud parents of two kids: Lennox and Harley.
After dating together for several years, the couple tied the knot in 2017.
A year later, the pair welcomed their first child, followed by their second kid after less than three years in 2021.
Tara maintains her professional and family life equally, providing sufficient time for her kids.
The former Australian professional rugby league footballer played rugby at St. Laurence’s College in his hometown Brisbane.
Cronk then made his debut in 2004, playing for Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League and played for them until 2017.
He then played for Sydney Roosters in 2018 and 2019 and played his final match in the 2019 NRL Grand Final on October 6, 2019.
During his sixteen-year career, Cronk won 4 NRL Premierships, two with the Storm and two with the Roosters.
Moreover, the 39-year-old is the two-time Rugby League World Club winner.
Furthermore, he won the World Golden Boot award in 2016 and two Dally M Player of the Year awards (in 2013 & 2016).
He currently works as a sports commentator at FOX Sports Australia and director of the Queensland Rugby League.
Cooper Cronk Wife, Tara Rushton
The Australian sports presenter’s wife, Tara Rushton, is originally from Perth and attended school at Oakhill College in Victoria.
Tara Rushton completed a Diploma in Journalism with a Bachelor of Arts from Macleay College in New South Wales before moving to London at 18.
The NRL star’s wife started her career in 2010 as a television presenter on Singtel TV, hosting English Premier League.
After three years, she returned to Australia in 2013 and started presenting match broadcasts of A-League and EPL matches on Fox Sports.
Moreover, the Perth-born journalist joined Network 10 Sports Football Commentary Team as a sports presenter in 2021.
Additionally, Rushton is a huge fan of EPL star Thierry Henry and calls herself a “Gunner” as she previously lived near Arsenal’s home ground in North London.
Cooper And Tara Are Parents Of Two
The lovely pair Cooper Cronk and Tara Rushton started dating in January 2016.
However, their relationship was much distant until, on March 4, 2017, Cooper announced to leave Storms to move to Sydney with his love.
The lovebirds tied the knot on December 14, 2017, on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, which close friends and families attended.
Later, in March 2018, Tara announced her pregnancy and gave birth to her first child Lennox Ryder in July 2018.
After two years, they welcomed their second son Harley River Cronk in February 2021.
Mrs. Cooper calls her elder son ‘Batman’ and her younger one ‘Robin.’ Like his dad, the elder Cronk is also a football fan.