Aaron Ekblad Biography

( 1996 - )
February 19, 2019
First published on:February 20, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Aaron Ekblad

Date of Birth: 1996, February 7
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Aaron Ekblad
Birth Place Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Famous Name Aaron Ekblad
Horoscope Aquarius
Father David Ekblad
Mother Lisa Ekblad
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $7,500,000
Contract 8 year / $60,000,000
Career Earnings $19,625,000
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position in Team Defense
Current team Florida Panthers
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession Ice-hockey player
Currently Working For Florida Panthers
Affair with Claudia Lemieux
Girlfriend Claudia Lemieux

Aaron Ekblad is a Canadian professional Ice-hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League  (NHL). As of 2019, Aaron Ekblad currently plays for the Florida Panthers as their Defense. He was the first overall pick in the 2011 Ontario Hockey League entry draft and in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.


Aaron Ekblad has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. As a Defense, Aaron Ekblad reportedly earns around $7,500,000 as his yearly salary from Florida Panthers. Further, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Dayna Mastronardi.

Aaron Ekblad Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Aaron Ekblad has an estimated net worth of over $10 million which is quite similar to Vincent Trocheck. He reportedly signed a 8 year / $60,000,000 contract, including $60,000,000 guaranteed with Florida Panthers in 2016. Further, the NHL player has an average salary of $7,500,000 annually. Aaron Ekblad so far has made earnings of $19,625,000 from his entire NHL career.

Further, Aaron is the highest earner of the team standing above his team-mate Keith Yandle, having an annual salary of $6,350,000. 

His career contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives:

2014-2015 Florida Panthers $1,775,000
2015-2016 Florida Panthers $925,000
2016-2017 Florida Panthers $925,000
2017-2018 Florida Panthers $9,000,000
2018-2019 Florida Panthers $7,000,000

Additionally, he will earn $4,000,000 as a base salary in the 2018-2019 season, carrying a cap hit of  $7,500,000. Moreover, he is also the brand ambassador of car company Ford. Further, he owns some luxurious Ford cars, such as Bronco and Fiso

Aaron Ekblad Girlfriend, Dating, and Personal Life

Exploring his marital status, he is yet to be married however, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Dayna Mastronardi. 

The couple has been dating for a long time and seems to be happy with the relationship. Further digging up into his Instagram account, he has posted pictures of him along with his girlfriend, enjoying a vacation together. 

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Christmas, only a few days late ?? #welcomehome

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Despite being in a relationship for long, the couple hasn't revealed the probable date of their engagement and wedding in the media yet. 

Additionally, he was rumored to in a relationship with Claudia Lemieux. Claudia is the daughter of a famous hockey player Claude Lemieux. Additionally, she has modeled for Frankie's Bikinis, Francesca Aiello's swimwear brand etc.

Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NHL star is 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) in height and weighs around 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb).

Aaron Ekblad Bio and Early Life

Aaron Ekblad was born on February 7, 1996, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada to parents David Ekblad and Lisa Ekblad. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aquarius.

Aaron Ekblad Professional Career

Ekblad was selected by the Florida Panthers for the first time in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft on June 27, 2014. He then signed his first contract with the Panthers in the NHL on September 3, a three-year entry-level deal. 

Ekblad made his debut at the Tampa Bay Lightning on October 9. He scored his first NHL point in the game, an assist on a goal by Jonathan Huberdeau, in Florida's eventual loss in overtime of 3-2.

Ekblad later scored his first goal in the NHL on November 1 against the Philadelphia Flyers' Steve Mason in a 2-1 Panthers win.

On April 23, Ekblad, along with Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone and Calgary Flames' Johnny Gaudreau, was named one of three finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy.

Ekblad and the Panthers agreed on an eight-year extension of $ 60 million on July 2, 2016. On February 3, 2018, in each of their first four seasons, Ekblad became only the 15th defensemen in the history of the NHL to achieve double-digit goals.

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