Chris Thorburn Biography

( 1983 - )
August 4, 2019
First published on:August 4, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Chris Thorburn

Date of Birth: 1983, June 3
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Name Chris Thorburn
Birth Place Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Famous Name Chris Thorburn
Net Worth $5 million
Past Team Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Atlanta Thrashers.
Career Earnings $10 million
Weight 235 lb (107 kg; 16 st 11 lb)
Position in Team Right Wing
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession ice hockey player
Started career as ice hockey player
University attended North Bay
Married to Sara
Children son

Chris Thorburn is a professional ice hockey player who last played for the St. Louis Blues and is currently an unrestricted free agent. Previously, he played for some other NHL teams including Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Atlanta Thrashers. 

Chris was selected in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Sabres in 50th overall pick. He has a total estimated net worth of over $5 million, and he is a happily married man. Do you want to know more about his salary, career earnings, wife and children, stick with us to the end? 

How much is Chris Thorburn's net worth and salary? His career earnings

As we all know that the salary and net worth of the professional NHL players are incredible. Since Chris is also among the professional players, so, it is normal, he has a net worth more than $5 million as of 2019. There is nothing to describe his salary as he is a currently unrestricted free agent. 

You might be curious to know about his past salary. He received a salary of around $900,000 in his last season with the NHL. Furthermore, his total NHL earnings are calculated over $10 million, which he earned from his 13 NHL seasons.

Chris Thorburn Career Earnings

Season Team Salary
2006-2007 Pittsburgh Penguins $450,000
2007-2008 Atlanta Thrashers $485,000
2008-2009 Atlanta Thrashers $535,000
2009-2010 Atlanta Thrashers $630,000
2010-2011 Atlanta Thrashers $690,000
2011-2012 Winnipeg Jets $850,000
2012-2013 Winnipeg Jets $497,561
2013-2014 Winnipeg Jets $900,000
2014-2015 Winnipeg Jets $1,200,000
2015-2016 Winnipeg Jets $1,200,000
2016-2017 Winnipeg Jets $1,200,000
2017-2018  St. Louis Blues $900,000
2018-2019 St. Louis Blues $62,907
Est. Earnings (13 seasons) $9,600,468

Contract Details

After discussing Chris's net worth and salary, let's move towards his contract details. He signed his first contract with the Buffalo Sabres is for a year worth $450,000 on September 12, 2006. Later on, he signed a two years contract worth $1.02 million with the Atlanta Thrashers.

Chris Thorburn SOURCE: Hockeydb.com

In addition to this, some of his other contracts are with the Atlanta Thrashers ($1.32 million for three years), Winnipeg Jets ($3.5 million for three years), St. Louis Blues($1.8 million for two years). Apart from all the financial earnings, his assets are worth more than $5 million

Who is Chris Thorburn Married to? Know about his wife and children

Chris Thorburn is a happily married man and he is currently enjoying his marital life with his wife. Chris tied the knot with his beautiful girlfriend Sara Thorburn in a lavish wedding ceremony. Chris and his spouse Sara's wedding ceremony was incredible and is attended by his friends and family. 

There is not much available about their relationship before the wedding but some sources claim that they spent years together before getting married. Moreover, they seem happy in their married life as there are no signs of divorce and separation. 

Chris with his son SOURCE: NHL.com

In addition to this, Chris and his wife have a son together named Bennett who is currently 8 years old. He is suffering from a disease called autistic. Thorburn's son is fighting every day against the challenges that come after being autistic. 

Chris'S wife is taking good care of his children when he is out for his games. Currently, Chris is residing with his wife and son in their luxurious house. He doesn't seem to use social media as there are no social media accounts available linked with him. The family is also involved in some charity works. 

Chris donating $20,000 to charity SOURCE: NHL.com

Chris Thorburn is a handsome guy who has a height of 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) tall and his current weight is about 235 lb (107 kg; 16 st 11 lb).

Who is Chris Thorburn? Know about his Childhood, Parents, and Early Life

Chris Thorburn was born on June 3, 1983, in Sault Ste, Marie, Ontario, Canada. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Chris was raised by his parents in Ontario alongside his siblings. He was fond of playing ice hockey since his childhood and was supported by his parents to move on.

Chris Thorburn Professional Career

Chris Thorburn is a professional ice hockey player who last played for the St. Louis Blues and is currently an unrestricted free agent. Previously, he played for some other NHL teams including Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Atlanta Thrashers. 

At the beginning of his career, he played in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament in 1997. He was drafted in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the  Buffalo team. Later on, Chris was traded for 3rd round pick to Thrashers in the 2007 NHL Entry draft.

He played his last season in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues and is currently left unrestricted free agent after the 2018-19 season. Some of his teammates from the Blues team are Ivan Barbashev, Robert Bortuzzo, Alex Pietrangelo, and Ryan O'Reilly


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