Colin Wilson Biography

August 12, 2019
First published on:August 12, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Colin Wilson

Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Colin Wilson
Birth Place Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Famous Name Colin Wilson
Father Carey Wilson
Net Worth $10 Million
Salary $2,600,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For Colorado Avalanche
Girlfriend Shawna Watterson

Colin Wilson is an American professional ice hockey player. Currently, he plays for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL) as their forward. He was drafted in 2008 NHL Draft by Nashville Predators.

The twenty-nine years old stands 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall and weighs around 221 lb (100 kg; 15 st 11 lb). Further, he reportedly earns $2,600,000 from his team and has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Regarding his love life, he is currently dating his girlfriend, Shawna Watterson. 

How Much Is Colin Wilson Net Worth In 2019? Know His Salary and Contract

As of 2019, Colin Wilson has an estimated net worth of $10 million, mostly earned through his NHL Career.

Currently, he is under a 1 year / $2,600,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $2,600,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,600,000. In 2019-20, Wilson's base salary is reported $2,600,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,600,000.

His salary throughout the seasons:

Season Team Signing Bonus Salary
2009-10 Nashville Predators $87,500 $787,500
2010-11 Nashville Predators $87,500 $787,500
2011-12 Nashville Predators $87,500 $787,500
2012-13 Nashville Predators   $1,500,000
2013-14 Nashville Predators   $2,000,000
2014-15 Nashville Predators   $2,000,000
2015-16 Nashville Predators   $3,750,000
2017-18 Colorado Avalanche   $4,000,000
2018-19 Colorado Avalanche   $4,000,000
2019-20 Colorado Avalanche   $2,600,000

Overall, he earned $22,475,000 with ten seasons in NHL. 

Talking about his past contract, in April 2009, he signed a three-year contract with Nashville. Then, in July 2015, he agreed on a four-year, $15.75 million deal with the same team.

With a tremendous net worth and salary, the NHL star is living a lavish lifestyle. 

Is Colin Wilson Married? Know His Personal Life

Colin Wilson is neither married nor single. Currently, he is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Shawna Watterson, an aspiring Big Buck Hunter model. The duo started dating long-time ago. Analyzing Wilson's Instagram, Watterson's began to appear on his socials since 2013.

Colin Wilson with his girlfriend SOURCE: Instagram

It seems that the duo is pretty serious in their relationship and might take it to the whole new level someday. As of now, they are living a blissful life.  

Colin Wilson Bio, Early Life, and Education

A native of Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S., Colin Wilson was born on October 20, 1989. His star sign is Libra. Talking about his nationality, he is an American and belongs to the white ethnic background.

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His father, Carey Wilson, is a Canadian former professional ice hockey center who played in the NHL for ten seasons.

He initially played with the U.S. National Development Team Program as a junior. Further, he enrolled to play collegiate hockey with the Boston University Terriers of the Hockey East.

Colin Wilson Career

In the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, he was picked in the first round, 7th overall, by the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). On April 17, 2009, Wilson signed a three-year entry-level contract with Nashville.

On October 12, 2009, he made his NHL debut with the Predators. Later nine days, he scored his first NHL goal against Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins.

After the 2014–15 NHL season Wilson became a restricted free agent under the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement. Further, The Nashville Predators made him a qualifying offer to retain his NHL rights. On July 5, 2015, Wilson filed for Salary Arbitration. Later 22 days, he agreed on a four-year, $15.75 million deal with the Predators.

On July 1, 2017, Wilson was traded to the Colorado Avalanche where he joined the team alongside Matt Calvert, Nazem Kadri, and Matt Nieto.

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