Sean Wainui Biography – Age, Career, Wife, Kids & Cause Of Death


Sean Wainui was a New Zealand rugby union player. He played in the centre (and occasionally wing) position for provincial side Bay of Plenty, the Chiefs in Super Rugby, and for New Zealand’s Māori international side the Māori All Blacks.

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Date of birth 23 October 1995
Place of birth Whatatutu, New Zealand
Date of death 18 October 2021 (aged 25)
Place of death McLaren Falls, New Zealand
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 102 kg (225 lb; 16 st 1 lb)


He was born 23 October 1995 – 18 October 2021. He was 25 years old in 2021

Early Life

Wainui was a member of the Takapuna Grammar School 1st XV in 2011, 2012 and 2013. He was awarded North Harbour’s 2013 Māori Colts Senior Player of the Year whilst still in school. Also an ex Takapuna Grammar Prefect and 1st XV Captain, Wainui represented New Zealand on the world stage after playing for the Champion New Zealand team in the Under 20 Rugby World Cup in Italy. The team played England for the title, winning 21–16.



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Upon leaving school, Wainui was contracted by the Taranaki Rugby Football Union. In his first year out of school he was a part of Taranaki’s 2014 national provincial championship squad. He was spotted by coach Colin Cooper and had signed with Taranaki at just 18-years-old after an impressive season, not only for his New Plymouth Old Boys club but for the Chiefs development side also. Wainui made his debut for Taranaki in the 2014 ITM Cup competition, coming on as a replacement against Waikato.

Wainui assured to impress in 2015, and his performance didn’t go unnoticed by the national media or the Super Rugby coaches. He recorded nine appearances and scored three tries for the province

Wife & Kids


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Sean was married to Paige Wainui until his death. He celebrated her on his page.The couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary 6 weeks before his death.


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See the photos of his wife and kids below


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Cause Of Death


Net Worth

His net worth is not available at the moment.

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