What happened to Rugby Commentator Hugh Bladen? Accident Update
Hugh Bladen’s accident has left him in bed for almost 5 years now. Here’s an update on his health.
Well-known as the doyen of rugby commentators, Hugh Bladen has won the heart of thousands of people by just his words. He has commentated on 27 Currie Cup finals, and a huge number of Super Rugby matches.
On April 2, SuperSport Rugby is set to air The Uncle: The Hugh Bladen Story, a documentary on Hugh’s life. The documentary is set to showcase his legacy at SuperSport and his journey from his television commentary debut.
Hugh Bladen Accident Update: What Happened?
According to Lions Corner, Hugh Bladen suffered from acute renal failure after an accident. He had fallen from the top of a building which put him on life support for almost two weeks.
🎙️ 164 Springbok matches
🏉 29 Currie Cup Finals
Hugh Bladen has been a cornerstone of South African rugby, for decades. Watch this testament to a stalwart of the game, tomorrow.
🍿 The Uncle: The Hugh Bladen Story
⏰ 17:00 (CAT)
— SuperSport 🏆 (@SuperSportTV) April 1, 2021
When he came back to consciousness, he was instructed that he would never walk again. That was the most emotional moment of his life, which we will witness in his upcoming documentary.
Bladen Age Revealed
Hugh Bladen’s age in 1971 was 26 years.
Calculating his age today, he must be 76 years old.
However, we have nothing to share regarding his date of birth. According to Four Ways Review, he had kicked off his commentating career in 1976.
Who Is Hugh Bladen Wife?
Hugh Bladen is more than happy to be married to his wife named Bronwyn. The couples have been together since they were 16 years old.
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Speaking more about Hugh’s family life, he has a son and three daughters. Well, he already has 10 grandchildren on today’s date. His family even had a jewelry business.
His Net Worth Details
Hugh Bladen is a Rugby commentator, and his work in the last 40 years has helped him earn enough money to live a comfortable life. However, the man has never discussed his economy in the media.
Thus, we are unknown about Hugh Bladen’s net worth at the moment. We are certain to say that he is quite rich.