Elton Jantjies Family: Children And Wife, Know His Wife Iva Ristic And Net Worth


Let’s know ‘Elton Jantjies Family: Children And Wife’ Elton Jantjies is a professional rugby union player who lives with his wife and three children.

But because of a cheating incident involving the dietician on his team, his marriage is in jeopardy. We still don’t know how his adultery will affect his personal and professional life.

Elton Jantjies Family: Children And Wife

The South African athlete competes as a fly-half for his country, the Currie Cup’s Golden Lions, and the Japan Rugby Football Union’s NTT Red Hurricanes.


Elton Jantjies Family: Children And Wife Meet His Spouse, Iva Ristic, And Kids

Iva Ristic is a wife of Elton Jantjies. Three children, sons Elton Junior, Noah, and Leandro Lee, were born to Elton and Iva.

Elton Jantjies Family: Children And Wife
Wife and three sons of Elton Jantjies. (Source: Instagram)

Huisgenoot claims that Elton initially connected with Iva online in 2011 and that they first met in person three years later. Before officially announcing their engagement in 2019, the couple dated for some time.

They got married quietly six days later, apparently just before the Springboks won the World Cup in Japan.

Iva is a fashion influencer and model who was born in South Africa and has Greek ancestry.

Iva is friends with other Springbok rugby WAGS, an acronym for the wives and girlfriends of well-known athletes, in addition to constantly having her husband’s back. It includes Rachel and Layla Kolbe, partners of Siya Kolisi and Cheslin Kolbe.

Elton Jantjies Marriage Might Be In Trouble

According to reports, Elton Jantjies admitted to having an extramarital affair with his team’s nutritionist, Zeenat Simjee, and his wife, Iva Ristic.

After being discovered having an affair in a hotel in September 2022, while participating in the test series against New Zealand, the Springbok player and crew were suspended and sent home from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

They apparently spent time together, had sex, and enjoyed champagne meals and candlelight.

Elton Jantjies Family: Children And Wife
Springbok fly-half Elton Jantjies and dietician Zeenat Simjee. (Source: The South African)

The management was informed of the reports surrounding the fly-half and team dietitian, according to the Springbok news statement from September 11.

The statement noted that even though no team rules had been broken, the individuals were going back to South Africa to deal with their personal matters and avoid interfering with the game.

Since then, Elton’s wife and children have moved to Cyprus to be away from the media glare.

What Is Elton Jantjies Net Worth In 2022?

According to All Famous Birthdays, the net worth of Elton Jantjies is $1.5 million. He became a millionaire thanks to his 16-year rugby career.

From 2006 through 2009, Elton played youth football with Golden Lions. He started his senior career with Shining Arcs in 2014 after playing for their amateur squad.

In 2010, Elton participated in his international career by playing for the South African Under-20 team. He has 46 games and 335 points since joining the senior team in 2012.

Elton Jantjies Family: Children And Wife
Elton Jantjies plays as Springbok fly-half. (Source: Planet Rugby)

Thomas Jantjies and Alma Jantjies welcomed son Elton into the world in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa. His father, Thomas served in the military as a warrant officer.

Thomas has unfortunately passed away. He passed away at a hospital in January 2013 after being stung by a bee. Elton has referred to his father as his mentor and kicking coach in interviews.

The pro rugby player Tony Jantjies is the younger brother of Elton, who is 32. The 30-year-old fly-half for Alcobendas in Spain’s División de Honor is Altonio “Tony” Shedrick Jantjies.

In Roodepoort, South Africa, Elton attended Florida High School before enrolling at the University of Johannesburg to pursue his education.

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