Amanda Kessel Biography

( 1991 - )
January 21, 2019
First published on:August 2, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Amanda Kessel

Date of Birth: 1991, August 28
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Sign:: leo
Birth Name Amanda Kessel
Birth Place Madison, Wisconsin
Famous Name Amanda Kessel
Father Phil Kessel
Mother Kathy Kessel
Net Worth $800,000
Salary $26,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married N/A
Affair with N/A

Amanda Kessel is an American ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Metropolitan Riveters of the National Women's Hockey League. Also, the twenty-seven years old has been a part of the United State women's national ice hockey team. Previously she played for the Minnesota Golden women's hockey program.

 

In 2018 Winter Olympic, Amanda Kessel won the gold medal and took home $37,000 cash prize. Further, Amanda signed a one-year, $26,000 deal with the New York Riveters. 

Early Life of Amanda Kessel

Amanda Kessel was born on 28  August 1991 in Madison, Wisconsin, the  United States. Talking about her nationality, she is an American and her ethnicity is white. Her birth sign is Virgo.

She was born to Phil Kessel and Kathy Kessel along with his two brothers, Phil Kessel and Blake Kessel.

Kessel attended Shattuck St. Mary's in Minnesota. Upon graduation, she enrolled at the University of Minnesota. 

Net Worth and Endorsements of Amanda Kessel

Not only name and fame, but Amanda Kessel has also earned tremendous wealth through her ice hockey career. Currently, she is signed to Metropolitan Riveters of the National Women's Hockey League. 

According to sources, in the minor leagues, the average player makes about $65,000 per annum. Olympic ice hockey players make approximately $100,000 per year, depending on the country.

Analyzing the above date, Kessel is sure to make the yearly income of the six-digit figure. As of 2019, Amanda Kessel has an estimated net worth of $800,000, including all of her properties and earnings. Further, as she has won the 2018 Olympic gold medal, she took home $37,000 as a winning cash prize. 

Back in 2016, Amanda signed to a one-year, $26,000 deal with the New York Riveters. Kessel's deal is beating by $1,000 the league-high salary Connecticut paid Kelli Stack. At the time, she was the 2nd best-paid player in the league, receiving an annual salary of $26,000 from New York Riveters. 

Amanda Kessel's Ice Hockey Career

As Amanda Kessel belonged to the sports background, so from her early age, she has shown her keen interest in hockey. Prior to moving to high school, she participated and performed for the Madison Capitols Bantam boys’ team in 2005-06. She also helped his team to regional and state championships.

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Later, she attended Shattuck, St. Mary’s in Minnesota and also performed in U-19 national championships, in her junior year, she was just marvelous, and she achieved the 100 point mark in just 34 games. She also managed to win her second consecutive U-19 national championship.

She was just excellent; she was just not only the member of USA national team, however, she also has a medal on his name in all international tournaments, which she performed. Numerous awards and rewards have honored her. 

On 1st May 2016, Kessel signed as a free agent with the New York Riveters, as she was never drafted by a National Women's Hockey League team. After taking a season off from the NWHL due to national team commitments, she made her come back to NWHL with the renamed Metropolitan Rivera for the 2018-19 season. 

Amanda Kessel's Personal Life

Being at peak, audiences are more curious to know about personal life. Similarly, Kessel's fans want to know her personal life: a guy whom she is dating, boyfriend, marriage or husband. But like other public figures, Kessel has maintained a low key private life. She has not disclosed any information about her love life, not even her relationship status.

Though she actively surfs social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, she has not made any announcement regarding her love affairs neither has posted a picture with a guy who is assumed to be her potential partner. 

With limited information about her love life, Kessel is possibly single and unmarried. She is a good friend of Hilary Knight.

 


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