How Did Jonah Lomu Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Jonah Lomu death

The rugby player Jonah Lomu passed away at age 40, way too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Considered one of rugby’s first international superstars, he recorded 215 points in 73 appearances on New Zealand’s national team.

He was married to Tanya Rutter from 1996-2000 and Fiona Lomu from 2003-2008. He was married to Nadene Quirk at the time of his death and was survived by two young sons.

How did Jonah Lomu die?

Cardiac Arrest caused Jonah Lomu's death in 2015.

Information about the death of Jonah Lomu
Cause of deathCardiac Arrest
Age of death40 years
ProfessionRugby Player
BirthdayMay 12, 1975
Death dateNovember 18, 2015
Place of deathAuckland, New Zealand
Place of burialMangere, Auckland, New Zealand


I always say to people that you have never seen the best of me, and that’s what I mean – I’ve never been fully fit.

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Each haka has its own interpretation, but you have to make sure you are in unison with your team-mates; the haka should be a proper war cry.

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Towards the end of 2003 it was hard to get through training – and the darkest point was when a doctor told me there was a possibility I could end up in a wheelchair.

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