Chris Pronger is a former professional ice hockey player and who played as a defenceman in the NHL. Originally, he was drafted by Hartford Whalers in the 1993 NHL draft. Currently, Chris is the senior advisor of hockey operations for Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Chris, who is currently 44 years old is happily married to his beautiful wife Lauren Pronger and the duo is blessed with 2 sons and a daughter. Well, this capsule below discusses more of Chris Pronger's all inside out. So, scroll down for further details.
Chris Pronger has an estimated net worth of almost $65 million which makes him 4th richest player of the NHL league. Likewise, Mario Lemieux stands in second place with a huge net worth of nearly $150 million, and Wayne Gretzky stands in the first place with a stunning amount of net worth of $200 million.
As a senior advisor, Chris Pronger earns $1.1 million currently. He started his career as a senior advisor in late 2017. He played 23 seasons as a defenceman in the NHL and made career earnings of $110 million.
Apart from that, Chris had signed a 7-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2010, worth almost $34 million, out of which, $34,500,000 was guaranteed. The contract, that ended in 2017, had a signing bonus of $6 million and an annual average salary of $5 million.
Chris Pronger married his wife Lauren Pronger in the late '90s. Besides, together, the couple is blessed with three children. The eldest son, Jack Hunter Pronger was born in 2001. Likewise, their second child, a son, George William Pronger was born in 2004. Finally, the duo gave birth to their cute little princess, Lilah Marie Pronger in 2008.
Besides that, both couples are not much active on social media. There is an Instagram account on the name of Chris but it hasn't been officially confirmed. Besides, Chris has a clear past record and he is also not involved in any kinds of rumors or controversies.
In 2014, Chris suffered from vision impairment, while playing for St. Louis Blues when a player accidentally hit him with the blades of the hockey stick. In October 2014, Pronger signed a contract with the NHL to assist its Player Safety Division, and he assists the NHL's Player Safety Division involving St. Louis Blues.
Chris Pronger stands a perfect height of 6 feet 6 inches tall and has a bulky body that weighs about 220 lbs (100 kg). Apart from that, he has a pair of blue eyes and blonde hair.
Chris Pronger was born on October 10, 1974, in Dryden, Ontario, Canada. HE has not revealed details regarding his family background and his educational qualifications as well.
However, it is known that he was born on a Canadian family and he holds Canadian nationality. Further, he is of Caucasian ethnicity. Before entering the junior ranks in Ontario, he grew up playing minor hockey in his hometown.
Chris Pronger was initially selected by the Hartford Whalers in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. After that, he also appeared from the St. Louis, Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks before being traded to the Philadephia Flyers.
Later, when his contract finally expired following the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, on June 22, he signed with the Florida Panthers to become the organization's senior advisor of hockey operations.