Facts of Kris Letang
|Full Name:||Kris Letang|
|Birth Date:||April 24, 1987|
|Profession:||ice hockey player|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
|Salary||$7.25 million annualy|
|Kids||2 kids: Alexander(son) and Victoria (daughter)|
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Kris Letang born as Kristopher Allen Letang is a professional ice hockey player who plays as a defenceman for Canada. Besides, he also plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL) with the role of Captain. Further, Kris won the 2009, 2016 and 2017 Stanely Cup Championships with the team. He has also done a lot contribution to his nation, providing it with back-to-back gold medals at the World Junior Championships in 2006 and 2007. Moreover, in 2011, Letang got selected to his first NHL All-Star game and later in 2013, he was named as the finalist for the Norris Trophy.
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Kris’s Net worth and Salary!
The Canadian ice hockey player’s net worth as of 2019 is $16 million. As we all know, ice hockey lies in the world’s richest games. Kris has been able to collect a good amount of money from this game. However, he earns an annual salary of $7.25 million as of now. He signed eight years contract with Penguins for $58 million in 2013. Besides, he also earns some additional amount of money from endorsements and other different activities.
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Kris Letang: Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Education
Kris Letang first took a breath on this earth on April 24, 1987. By this, he is currently 32 years old. He was born and raised in Montreal, Canada under the birth sign Taurus. Further, he holds Canadian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Besides he hasn’t revealed any information about his parents and siblings.
Letang is a secretive person and likes to keep his personal matters far from media. Due to this, we are unable to dig out the educational qualification and information about his schooling. Apart from this. he lost one of his closet friend Luc Bourdon on May 29,2008 motorcycle accident. Luc and Kris had been teammates in the Canadian Junior Team.
Kris’s Personal life: Wife and Children
Kris is a married man who has got a beautiful wife named Catherine Laflamme. The couple was previously in a relationship for a long time. Finally, they changed their relationship with the boyfriend-girlfriend into husband-wife on July 18, 2015. Their wedding ceremony took place in his own birthplace, Montreal, Canada. Besides, Kris’s wife Catherine featured in 2017, season 3 TV series Hockey wives.
Besides being a good husband, Kris is also the father of two children. They gave birth to their first child named Alexander on November 23, 2012, before their marriage. After one year of their marriage, the couple blessed with a baby girl named Victoria on July 5, 2018. Besides, any news about their divorce and separation hasn’t come to hear yet.
Kris Letang’s Career!
Kris played major junior hockey for the Val-d’Or Foreurs. At the beginning of the 2007-2008 season, he recorded 7 points in 10 games. Due to this, he was recalled in the NHL in the penguins. By the completion of the season, he recorded altogether 17 points in 63 games. Further, in his Stanely Cup debut, he helped Penguins to reach 2008 Stanely Cup Finals. In 2009, he was invited for his second NHL Youngsters game during All-Star Weekend. Moreover, on May 6, 2009, he scored his first-ever goal in NHL in the game three of the second round against the team Washington Capitals. Later on, they were able to win the game by 2-1. This finally leads them to Win the Stanely Cup on June 12.
Besides, Kris recorded a career-low three goals to run with 24 assists in the year 2010. After that, he extended his contract with Penguins for 4 years until the end of the 2013-2014 season. At that time he was receiving an annual salary of $3.5 million. Being the second-highest scorer of the penguins, he finished his seasons. On January 23, 2012, he made the NHL 2012 All-star roster as a placement for Dustin Byfuglien.
However, he signed 8 years contract with Pittsburgh on July 2, 2013, with worth $57 million. But the contract went to effect in 2014-2015. Further, he named to play in the 2016 NHL All-Star game for the Metropolitan Division Team in 2015-2016. He is also among the four players to record a point on all four game-winning goals in the Stanely Cup Finals. In the 2016-17 season, he has to face neck surgery due to a problem of a herniated disk in his neck.
Height, Weight and Other Body features
The NHL player is 6 feet (183 cm) and weighs 91 Kg(201Ibs). Besides, other information about his body measurement is not available.