Who is Angus Bell, the Australian rugby player? All the facts and details

Who is Angus Bell, the Australian rugby player? All the facts and details

Helix Odhiambo
updated at September 17, 2023 at 11:57 AM

Angus Bell is a young, promising Australian rugby player who plays as a prop for the New South Wales Waratahs in Super Rugby. His talent, resilience, and winning attitude have earned him a reputation in the sport. Besides rugby, Bell has also cultivated quite the following, and his life off the field is also quite interesting.

Angus Bell's age
Angus Bell is a promising Australian talent, playing for the Wallabies and the NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby. Photo: @SuperRugby, @angusbell (modified by author)
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The Wallabies prop has attracted attention ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup. He has remained low-key about his personal life to focus on his career. This article reveals fascinating details about his early life, career history, net worth, and family.

Angus Bell's profile

Full name

Angus Bell

Date of birth

4 October 2000


22 (as of September 2023)

Place of birth

Sydney, Australia




1.92 m




Newington College


Rugby player




Australian National Rugby Union (the Wallabies), NSW Waratahs


Mark Bell



Net worth

$1 million-$5 million

Social media


How old is Angus Bell?

Angus Bell's age is 22 as of September 2023. His father is Mark Bell, but details of his mother remain unknown. He grew up alongside his brother, Hugh, a talented rugby player. Angus Bell's father also played rugby and coached multiple teams. He is a former Wallabies player and Queensland Reds forwards coach.

Angus Bell's photos
A young Angus Bell poses for a photo (R) with his mother and father. The left picture shows Angus sitting beside his father, Mark Bell. Photo: @angusbell (modified by author)
Source: Instagram

Hugh and his brother have a cousin called Harry, also a rugby player. Harry earned the John Eales Rugby Excellence Scholarship in 2023.

How tall is Angus Bell?

Angus Bell's height is 1.92 m (6 feet and 4 inches). He is among the tallest players in the Australian team. The talented prop weighs 125kg (276 lbs) and has maintained a perfect physique through regular exercises. Angus Bell's weight is above the average weight (108 kg) of the Wallabies players.

What position does Angus Bell play?

The young athlete is a loosehead prop for Australia's Wallabies and NSW Waratahs. Props are crucial players in a rugby union team, used to push the scrum (restarting the play after a stoppage as players pack closely.

Angus Bell's position requires well-built players, but often not the fastest. They use their size, weight, and strength to win the ball on a dead ball set piece (scrum down). Props also use their upper body strength to keep the scrum up and prevent it from collapsing.

Angus Bell's rugby career

What position does Angus Bell play?
Australia's Angus Bell is among the most talented props in the Wallabies team. His emergence has brought hope to his nation ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Photo: @wallabies, @angusbell (modified by author)
Source: UGC

The talented prop began his career at Hunters Hill U6s, playing as no.8 from. He attended Newington College, where he continued to play rugby for the school team. The college has produced several Wallabies stars like Dave Cowper, Alan Cameron, Nick Farr-Jones, Phil Kearns, and Allan Ala'alatoa.

Angus played two seasons for Newington College as a first-team player between 2017-18. His talent earned him a place in the Australian Schools and U18s for two years, and he served as captain in the second year. He also represented the Junior Wallabies side that lost to France in the 2019 World Rugby U20s Championship final.

Super Rugby career

The Newington College graduate made his Super Rugby debut in 2020 at 19. He became the eleventh father-son pairing, and the first since David and Sam Carter, to play Test rugby for Australia after replacing centurion James Slipper in the fourth Test against New Zealand in Brisbane. Angus also joined the New South Wales Waratahs in 2019, impressing fans with his performance.

Angus Bell's injury woes

The Wallabies prop has suffered multiple injuries, hampering his career progress. He had a long-term foot injury in 2022, missing most of the Test season. He missed the first five Rugby Championship fixtures and returned against New Zealand before picking another injury.

Angus suffered a similar injury in April 2023 during the Waratahs' season opener against the ACT Brumbies. Bell underwent surgeries and rehab sessions to help his recovery. He aims to return ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

"Definitely before the World Cup. I'll be playing games before the World Cup," Bell said when asked about his return.

What is Angus Bell's net worth?

Angus Bell's net worth
Australia's Angus Bell has made millions in his career and lives a luxurious lifestyle. Photo: @angusbell (modified by author)
Source: UGC

According to sources, the talented prop has a net worth of $1 million - $5 million as of 2023. The primary source of Bell's wealth is his rugby career. He is among the wealthiest props of his generation.

Who is Angus Bell's girlfriend?

The Waratahs star has kept a low profile on his love life. He is reportedly in a relationship, but details of his girlfriend remain unknown.

Angus Bell's Instagram

Angus has a verified Instagram account with 10.8k followers as of September 2023. He likes posting his photos on the field and while on vacation. The rugby star likes to travel, spend time with family and friends, and explore nature. You can access more of Angus Bell's photos by checking his Instagram.

Angus Bell has established himself among the best young loosehead props on earth. He is a fantastic player with a bright future. Many Wallabies fans will count on his abilities in the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

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