Steven Kitshoff (born February 10, 1992) is a professional South African rugby player. He has played for the national rugby team and as a loosehead prop.

The Professional Rugby Player has represented the Stormers in Super Rugby in many games. He had played for Bordeaux in the French Top 14 and Western Province in the Currie Cup.

Steven is the captain of the Stormers in the United Rugby Competitions. He was in the South Africa Under 20 team that won the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship title. Steven was also in the Western Province team that won the 2012 Currie Cup.

Steven Kitshoff
Steven Kitshoff biography
Steven Kitshoff playing position is loosehead prop and represents the South Africa national team.
Full Name:Steven Kitshoff
Born:February 10, 1992 (age 31 years old)
Place of Birth:Somerset West, South Africa
Nationality:South African
Education:Paul Roos Gymnasium
Spouse:Aimee Kitshoff
Occupation:Rugby Union player
Height:1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight:120 kg (18 st 13 lb; 265 lb)
Position:Loosehead Prop
Current team:Stormers
Western Province

Early Life

Steven Kitshoff was born on February 10, 1992, in Somerset West, South Africa. He studied at the Hendrik Louw Primary School and Paul Roos Gymnasium.


Steven Kitshoff had his breakthrough in the 2011 season after making five substitute appearances for the Stormers. He made five Currie Cup appearances for Western Province as a teenager.

In 2012, he made more regular appearances and nailed down the number 1 jersey for the Stormers and Western Province.

In 2013, he performed superbly and had a solid Super Rugby campaign. He made many appearances as the Province reached a second consecutive Currie Cup final.

Sadly in 2014, he sustained a season-ending injury that affected his stats. It made him miss the Western Province’s successful Currie Cup campaign. His team won the title again with a close victory over the Golden Lions at Newlands.

A revelation in February 2015 claimed that Kitshoff would join the French Top 14 side, Bordeaux. The move was to effect after the third season of the Currie Cup Premier Division.

Kitshoff made it to the 31-man South Africa team in May 2016 for a three-test match series against a touring Ireland team.

In preparation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Steven joined the squad representing South Africa. His team defeated England in the finals to lift the trophy.

Personal Life

Steven Kitshoff wife
Steven Kitshoff and his beautiful wife Aimee Kitshoff.

Steven Kitshoff married Aimee Kitshoff in December 2018 at a memorable event in Paarl, Western Cape. He often describes his wife as his best friend. They travel the world together, and she has seen him win the Rugby World Cup.

In an interview, they revealed that healthy communication is crucial in their relationship. Aimee always has his back and is a very supportive person.

Social Profiles

The rugby player has a verified account on social media, where he carries followers along with his career journey. He posts about his matches, training, leisure time, and moments with his wife. Annie follows him to many games.


Youth team

2005–2012Western Province

Senior teams

2011–2015Western Province39(5)
2020–Western Province5(5)
The stats are correct as of July 2022.

National team

2012South Africa U205(5)
2016–South Africa71(10)
The stats are correct as of November 2022.

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