Ronnie O'Sullivan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Mar, 2021
Facts of Ronnie O'Sullivan
Date of Birth: 1975 , December-5
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Ronnie O'Sullivan
Birth Name Ronald Antonio O'Sullivan
Nick Name The Rocket
Father Ronald John O'Sullivan
Mother Maria Catalano
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Wordsley, West Midlands, England
Profession Professional Snooker Player, Author
Net Worth $14 Million
Girlfriend Laila Rouass (Engaged)
Children 3
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
TV Show The Ronnie O'Sullivan Show, Ronnie O'Sullivan's American Hustle
Books Framed, Double Kiss, The Break, Autobiography of Ronnie O'Sullivan, Running: The Autobiography, Top of Your Game: Eating for Mind and Body
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Ronnie O'Sullivan is an English professional snooker player and author. Nicknamed "The Rocket", O'Sullivan is one of the most successful snooker players with six World Snooker Championships, seven Masters championships, and seven UK championships. 

How Old Is Ronnie O'Sullivan? What Is His Height?  

Ronnie O'Sullivan was born Ronald Antonio O'Sullivan on December 5, 1975, in Wordsley, West Midlands, England, to Ronald John O'Sullivan and Maria Catalano. At the time of this writing, he is 45 years old and stands at 5 feet 10 inches (1.7 meters). 

Both his parents have been charged with felonies with his father spending 18 years behind bars for murder and his mother spending a year in prison for tax evasion.     

Who is Ronnie O'Sullivan's Wife? Does He Have Children?

 Since 2013, Ronnie O'Sullivan has been engaged to his girlfriend, the English actress Laila Rouass, of Footballers' Wives and Holby City fame.   

Ronnie O'Sullivan with his fiancée Laila Rouass SOURCE: Irish Mirror

He has three children: a daughter Taylor-Ann Magnus (born in 1996) with Sally Magnus, as well as a daughter Lily (born in 2006), and a son Ronnie (born in 2007) with Jo Langley. He became a grandfather for the first time in October 2018 when his oldest, Taylor-Ann, gave birth to a child.    

What is Ronnie O'Sullivan Known For?

Ronnie O'Sullivan is one of the most successful professional snooker players in history and has won a combined 20 titles in the Snooker Triple Crown tournaments. He is the reigning World Snooker Champion, having won the championship five times prior. He has also won the Masters championship and the UK championship, both a record seven times. 

Since 2014, O'Sullivan has been a global brand ambassador of snooker at the Eurosport network and hosts The Ronnie O'Sullivan Show. He also co-hosted Ronnie O'Sullivan's American Hustle with Matt Smith.   

Ronnie O'Sullivan and Matt Smith on Ronnie O'Sullivan's American Hustle  SOURCE: IMDb

Besides that, O'Sullivan is also a published author. He has authored three crime novels: 2016's Framed, 2017's Double Kiss, and 2018's The Break; two autobiographies: 2003's The Autobiography of Ronnie O'Sullivan and 2013's Running: The Autobiography; and a health and fitness book: 2019's Top of Your Game: Eating for Mind and Body.    

How Much is Ronnie O'Sullivan Worth in 2021? 

According to, Ronnie O'Sullivan has a net worth of $14 million as of March 2021. He holds the record for most prize money earned with a career earning of over $16 million.