South Africa Rugby player Cheslin Kolbe wife, wedding, children

South Africa Rugby player Cheslin Kolbe wife, wedding, children

Cheslin Kolbe is a professional South African rugby player who currently plays for the Suntory Sungoliath in the Japan Rugby League and South African national team. He started his career with the Western Province and later played for the Stormers, Toulouse and Toulon. Usually, he plays as a wing, but he also plays as a back for his team. In addition, he also won bronze at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio. Furthermore, he was also part of the South Africa team that won the 2019 Rugby World Cup. He is widely regarded as one of the best rugby players of the world. Today on this topic, we’ll talk about Cheslin Kolbe wife, wedding, children and many other facts. Continue reading below. 

Who is Cheslin Kolbe wife? How did they meet?

Chelsin Kolbe wife: Cheslin Kolbe and wife Layla Cupido have been together since 2013. They loving duo met at the DHL Newlands stadium, and the connection was instant.

On their first meet, Kolbe said:

Cheslin Kolbe wife Layla Cupido
Cheslin Kolbe wife Layla Cupido
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“We had played a Currie Cup game against the Xerox Golden Lions, and after the match I noticed a beautiful girl in a red hoodie coming down Boundary Road outside DHL Newlands,” Chelsin said in a statement.

“She stopped myself and Kurt Coleman, because her friend wanted to take a photo with us, and I have been in love with her ever since,” he said.

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They soon started dating, and Cheslin knew Layla was the one who made it for him. He popped the question in September 2016, after his team’s victory over the Boland Cavaliers at DHL Newlands. The location was extra lovable for them because it’s where they first met.

When did the couple celebrated their wedding? children

The beauty beau celebrated their wedding in 2018 at Webersburg in the Stellenbosch winelands. Rugby stars Siya Kolisi and Justin Geduld from groom’s side, and Rachel Kolisi served as a bridesmaid.

The couple’s daughter Kylah, was just 9 months old at the time. 

Layla walked down the aisle to ‘The Prayer’ by Celine Dion, a live duet sung by Vernice Platje and Danelle Lewin from the Hillsong church in Cape Town the couple hometown. On her wedding day, Layla had dress of a fit-and-flare Robyn Roberts dress covered in beaded lace with long sleeves, a detachable tulle skirt and a low open back.

Cheslin Kolbe and Layla Cupido wedding
Cheslin Kolbe and Layla Cupido wedding
Image – Instagram

They had navy blue four-tier wedding cake with gold printed leafing and orchids cascading down, as well as a hand-made figurine of their love story as the figurine’s topper.

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South African famous comedian Siv Ngesi was the MC for the reception. Their wedding party was entertained by fire dancers.

They together have three children now.

Who is Layla Cupido? her profession

Layla Cupido, who is married to player Cheslin Kolbe, is Jess’s competitor on Instagram. She has 15.6k fans who love her family photos.

She also posts beautiful pictures from vacation spots like Dubai. For example, she just recently posted a picture of herself breastfeeding her daughter Kylah in a museum in Dubai.

Cheslin Kolbe children
Layla Cupido feeding her daughter
Image – Instagram

When he asked Cheslin to take a selfie outside of Cape Town’s Newlands Stadium, it was love at first sight.

She is a Chartered Accountant by a profession and currently works in a South African Corporate Firm.

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When and where Layla Cupido was born? parents

Layla Cupido has given very less information about his parents and siblings. While talking about Chelsin Kolbe, he was born on 28 October, 1993. His place of birth was Cape town, South Africa.

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As of now, Cheslin age is 29 years. He has a good height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 81 kg. He attended University of the Free State for his higher education. In addition, his uncle son’s and cousin Wayde Van is an Olympic track & field athlete.


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