Antoine Dupont is a French professional rugby union player who plays as a scrum-half for Top 14 club Toulouse and captains the France national team. We will explore details of Antoine Dupont’s wife to know if he is married or has a girlfriend.
Who is Antoine Dupont?
Antoine Dupont was born on 15th November 1996 in Lannemezan, France but grew up in the nearby village of Castelnau-Magnoac where he started playing rugby for Magnoac FC at the age of 4.
Dupont graduated from high school in 2014, obtaining his baccalaureate in science, particularly biology and natural science. He then completed an undergraduate degree(licence) in science and techniques of physical and sports activities (STAPS) at the Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier University in 2018.
After graduation, Dupont attended the Toulouse School of Management, a public management school which is part of the Toulouse 1 Capitole University, from 2018 to 2020 and earned as a graduate a master’s degree in sports management.
Antoine Dupont Career
2014, Dupont joined Castres in the Top 14 after the relegation of Auch in the 2013–14 Rugby Pro D2 season. In November 2016, Stade Toulousain announced Antoine Dupont’s recruitment for the 2017–18 season. In 2019, Dupont won the Top 14 with Toulouse after defeating Clermont Auvergne 24-18 in the 2018-19 final. In May 2021, Dupont won the European Rugby Champions Cup with Toulouse after defeating La Rochelle 22-17 in the 2020-2021 final.
As captain, he lifted the trophy after the final whistle. In the same year, Toulouse completed the domestic and European double winning the Top 14 for the 2nd time beating La Rochelle 18-8 in the final.
In 2016, he was selected for the France U-20 team for the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship. He was one of the stars of the tournament scoring 36 points which included 5 tries. In November 2016, he was selected for the French Barbarian team which played and beat Australia.
Dupont was called up to the French first team for the first time ahead of France’s fourth 2017 Six Nations Championship match against Italy as a replacement for Maxime Machenaud. He made his debut in that game coming on for Baptiste Serin in the 72nd minute of an eventual 40–18 away win.
In 2020, Dupont was named Player of the Championship following the 2020 Six Nations Championship. In 2022, Dupont was named as France’s stand-in captain in the absence of Charles Ollivon.
Later that year, France won the 2022 Six Nations Championship, achieving the Grand Slam as a result. This was France’s first Six Nations Championship win since 2010. Dupont was awarded Player of the Championship for the third time. Though France did not win the 2023 Six Nations Tournament, Dupont claimed his third Player of the Championship trophy, equalling Brian O’Driscoll as the only player to win the award three times.
He is the third French captain after Fabien Pelousand Thierry Dusautoir to have beaten Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Who is Antoine Dupont wife?
Antoine Dupont’s girlfriend and wife have been a major topic of interest for many rugby followers as they remain inquisitive to know much about his relationship life. The truth is that Antoine Dupont does not have a wife at the moment. He is However in a relationship. He has a girlfriend called Charlène, a young lady he has been dating for some time now.