He has won everything there is to win in rugby league and now Queensland superstar Johnathan Thurston can add another title to his amazing list of achievements after being crowned the 2015 Philips Sports Dad of the Year.
Father to two beautiful girls, Frankie and Charlie, the man known as JT beat a hot field of devoted sports dads to be crowned champion. Thurston claimed the title with an amazing 25 percent of votes.
“This is a great honour and I'd like to thank all the other contestants for giving up their valuable time to get involved,” JT said.
“You just have to look at everyone's profiles on the web page to see how great a father everyone else is.
“We all make sacrifices to get where we are, but our children and family are the inspiration behind whatever we achieve.”
JT is raging favourite to claim a record fourth Dally M Medal this year, eclipsing Immortal Andrew Johns’ tally of three.
The Maroons Origin superstar will also lead the Cowboys into finals battle from next week looking to claim the club's first premiership.
However, yesterday he had Father's Day to celebrate and speaking in the morning, he was looking forward to spending time with his family.
“I will be spending the morning with the family having a barbecue with my dad and (partner) Samantha's dad before I fly to Sydney for media commitments to help promote the NRL finals,” JT said.
The win also enables JT to donate $5000 to his charity of choice, The Mark Hughes Foundation.
“I saw an interview Sterlo did about Mark Hughes and his family and how he's fighting brain cancer which really touched me,” JT said.
“Ever since then, I've wanted to help and raise awareness of this disease and I'm really pleased winning this competition allows me to do that.”
You can read more about the other nominees here: Vote for NRL Sports Dads of the Year