Johnathan Thurston

Rugby Player

Birthday April 25, 1983

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Brisbane, Australia

Age 41 years old

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Indigenous Australian who joined the North Queensland Cowboys in 2005 and competed for Australia internationally from 2006 to 2013.

Before Fame

He succeeded in the junior levels of rugby despite doubts related to his small stature.


In 2011 he won the Golden Boot, as the best player in Australian rugby, and was named to the Australian Aboriginal rugby league team of the century.

Family Life

He and his longtime girlfriend Samantha Lynch welcomed their first daughter, Frankie Louise, in June, 2013. They had a second daughter, Charlie, in 2015, and a third, Lillie Rose, in March 2017. In February 2019, they welcomed their fourth daughter, Remi Lee.

Associated With

He played alongside Cameron Smith on the Australian national team.