|September 25, 1996
|27 YEARS OLD
Damian Penaud, a renowned Rugby Player from France, is projected to have a net worth ranging from $100K to $1M in 2024. Known for his exceptional skills and contributions to the sport, Penaud has enjoyed a successful career in the rugby world. With his remarkable talent and dedication, he has gained recognition as one of the prominent players in France. As a result, his net worth is anticipated to grow significantly over the next few years, solidifying his position as a valuable asset in the rugby industry.
French professional rugby union player who began playing as a wing or centre for the French national team and Top 14 club ASM Clermont Auvergne in 2015. He was named to the France U20 squad for the 2015 and 2016 under-20 World Rugby Championships. He made his Top 14 debut with Clermont against Agen in April 2016. He posts snapshots from the pitch on his damianpenaud Instagram account, where he has over 160,000 followers.Penaud played for the Clermont Academy side and was selected for the France U20 squad for the 2015 World Rugby Under 20 Championship. He scored 2 tries against the England u20 side. but they lost in the semi-finals to eventual champions, New Zealand. The following year he made the u20 team again for the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship. He only scored one try against Japan in the whole tournament with France finishing 9th. Penaud made his Top 14 debut in April 2016 against Agen at inside centre. He only played one game that season. He quickly established himself as the backup option for incumbent centre and club legend, Aurélien Rougerie in the following season, regularly playing inside him. He also played 3 games in the 2016-17 European Rugby Champions Cup including the final against Saracens F.C. where he came off the bench to replace Aurélien Rougerie. Penaud played in the 2016-17 Top 14 Final against RC Toulon helping set up Clermont's only try to Alivereti Raka which helped them win the title. In 2019 Penaud won the European Rugby Challenge Cup with Clermont in the final against La Rochelle by 36 to 16 with a try in the 30th minute of play. International career
He began playing rugby with the Lyon OU club in 2006 at the age of ten.
He became the French national team's top scorer at the Six Nations Tournament in 2023, breaking Vincent Clerc's record of eleven tries. He played in five consecutive Six Nations Tournaments, from 2019 to 2023, as well as in the 2019 World Cup.
His father is former French international player Alain Pernaud.
He became the backup option for Clermont centre Aurelien Rougerie, playing inside him regularly.