Venter joined the Cheetahs for 2014 after the Kings were relegated from Super Rugby.
In 2009, Venter represented the South African Sevens' side in George and played for the South African Barbarians North during England’s tour of 2012.
Venter played all 10 games in the 2016 Currie Cup, including the Semi-Final against the Lions in Bloemfontein and in the Home Final against the Blue Bulls. (2016 Currie Cup Champions)
PRO14 debut – 1 September 2017 vs Ulster in Northern Ireland.