Karl Lawton is a popular professional Rugby League Footballer from Australia. He plays in the second row forward and hooker position. He is currently having a contract with Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and participates in the NRL tournaments. Interestingly, he is also a fitness and fashion model.
At the professional level, he has played in over 70 matches for different teams. He started off with the Gold Coast Titans in the year 2016 and played about 12 matches for them till 2017. After that, he moved to the New Zealand Warriors in the year 2018 and played 33 matches for them till 2020.
In the year 2021, he started his contract with Manly Sea Eagles and has played about 25 matches for them till now. He is currently nursing an injury in 2022 and is likely to be out of action for the entire season till the end of 2023. He has a good track record in the National Rugby League.
Karl Lawton was born on the 29th of November 1995 in Murwillumbah region of New South Wales in Australia. Karl Lawton’s current age is 27 years.
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Karl Lawton hails from New South Wales of Australia. He belongs to a family of sportsmen and his brother Kayne Lawton is also a former Rugby Player who was part of Titans team. Karl completed his primary education from Murwillumbah School and started participating in sports activities at a young age.
When he was in high school, he was already part of the school team and won many matches at the junior rugby level. He later joined the Bilambil Jets and played in the Junior Rugby League tournaments. Interestingly, he played alongside his brother in many NRL matches and it was the first time that two brothers were seen playing together in such tournaments.
After that, Karl Lawton moved to Tweed Coast Raiders and played with them for few seasons. He was also part of Burleigh Bears for a couple of seasons. His talent was recognized by reputed managers as soon as he completed his junior rugby league and he was given a good offer by Gold Coast Titans.
Karl Lawton belongs to a Christian family based in Australia. He has not revealed much information about his parents and family members. However, it is well known that Karl is the younger brother of Kayne Lawton who was also a professional rugby player for Titans team.
Karl Lawton is not yet married and his relationship status is officially single. However, he is dating a model and regularly post pictures with her on Instagram and other platforms. He has not revealed the name of his girlfriend to the media.
Karl Lawton is known for his handsome looks. He stands at around 6.1 feet tall and weighs around 95 kgs. He regularly goes to the gym to maintain his bulky structure. He is also a fitness and fashion model with lots of following. He has uploaded many pictures of his workout and vacation with his girlfriend on his social media pages.
Karl was part of the Gold Coast Titans NYC team in 2014 and 2015. He later moved to Titans on a two year contract in 2015. This was in the under 20s category and he was still in college.
Karl Lawton started his junior rugby league career with Bilambil Jets. After playing with them for few seasons, he moved to Tweed Coast Raiders and later played with Burleigh Bears. He was signed for a two year contract with Gold Coast Titans in the year 2016 and this marked the professional debut of the rugby player.
Interestingly, his brother Kayne Lawson was also a player in the Titans team at that time and both of them played together for few seasons at the NRL level. Karl could not make much impression in that season as he suffered an injury and could not play too many matches.
In the year 2017, he improved his performance and finished with 2 tries to his name by the end of the season. In the next year, he signed a two year deal with New Zealand Warriors and delivered an impressive performance. He managed to attain 3 tries in the entire season for his team.
He later signed an extension for his contract with the Warriors after delivering an excellent performance in 2019. He missed most of the 2021 NRL season due to an injury. He later signed a contract with Manly Warringah for two years and played about 16 games for them in the 2021 season.
In the year 2022, he faced a few weeks suspension for a dangerous lifting tackle during a match. After that, he suffered a bad injury and is set to recover only in 2023. He is however, engaged in modeling assignments and other activities.
The net worth of Karl Lawton is around $2 million. He is actively playing in International level since many years and earned lot of money through contracts. Apart from that, he is also a model and earns money through endorsements. He owns luxury cars and villa where he lives with his family.
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Karl Lawton played along with his brother for the NRL during his initial days of career. This was the first time that two brothers had played together in any NRL tournament.
In 1996, Karl Lawton was arrested for violent acts as he had destroyed some property during a family dispute. The case went to court and he was later cleared of all charges.
Recently, in 2022, he faced suspension for about two weeks. He also suffered a major injury in 2022 and is likely to stay away from the game for about a year. He is likely to miss the entire season and the few matches of the next season as well.
Karl is also a model and has uploaded many photos on Instagram. He has lot of female fans for his muscular built and handsome face.