Elias Pettersson Biography

( 1998 - )
July 28, 2019
First published on:July 28, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Elias Pettersson

Date of Birth: 1998, November 12
Age: 21 years old
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Elias Fredrik Pettersson
Birth Place Sundsvall, Sweden
Famous Name Elias Pettersson
Father Torbjörn
Mother Irene.
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $3.7 million
Siblings brother, Emil,
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position in Team Forward
Current team Vancouver Canucks
Nationality swedish
Ethnicity White
Profession ice hockey player
Started career as ice hockey player

Elias Pettersson is a professional Swedish ice hockey player who was drafted in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft by Vancouver Canucks. Currently, he plays for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League as their forward. 

Elias Pettersson is a member of Sweden's national ice hockey team and is also the winner of the Calder Memorial Trophy. It seems that you are curious to know about his personal life, career earnings, salary, and net worth. Everything about him is mentioned below in detail.

Elias Pettersson's Relationship Status; Is he Married?

Well, Elias Pettersson is a handsome guy who is originally from Sweden. Elias is neither married nor engaged till date. Talking about his relationship status, he is currently dating his lovely girlfriend. As per some of the sources, he has been dating his girlfriend since his high school days.

Elias Pettersson's parents Irene and Torbjörn SOURCE: NewsBeezer

Pettersson is secretive in nature when it comes to his relationship status which is why he has never shared any details about his probable girlfriend. Also, he rarely talks about his love life and relationship in the media which clearly suggests that he keeps his personal life hidden from the general public.

Elias Pettersson Social Media Presence

Like other popular NHL players, Elis Pettersson is also an active user of social media. Everyone knows that social media is very useful to connect with other people and players connect with their fans via social media. Pettersson regularly updates his official social media accounts by sharing posts about his professional career.

In addition to this, he has a huge fan following and has over one hundred twenty thousand followers on Instagram account. His Twitter account has twenty-six thousand followers. 

Elias Pettersson Body Measurements

Elias Pettersson is 21 years old young and energetic NHL player whose current weight is about 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb) and is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall in height.

How much is Elias Pettersson's Net worth and Salary?

Elias Pettersson began his professional NHL career in 2017 so he hasn't earned as much as other senior players. However, his career earnings are also quite satisfactory and so far he as collected a decent amount of net worth.  Pettersson's net worth is estimated at around $5 million as of 2019.

Elias Pettersson with his friend Brock Boeser SOURCE: The Province

In addition to his net worth, Elias is earning an annual salary of around $3.7 million this year whereas he received the same salary in bis previous season. As per some of the sources, he is among the list of the highest-paid newcomers in the NHL.

Contract Details

Well, there is not much to talk about his contract as he is his NHL career as he started NHL career just two years ago. Currently, he is playing under the contract for three years signed on May 25, 2018, and the contract amount is  $11.325 million.

The contract also includes a signing bonus of $277,500 and a guaranteed sum of  $11,325,000 along with a cap hit of  $925,000

Who is Elias Pettersson? Know about his Parents and Childhood

Well, Elias Pettersson is a native of Sweden who was born on November 12, 1998, in Sundsvall, Sweden to parents Torbjörn and Irene. Pettersson had an awesome childhood with his sibling Emil who also plays ice hockey.

Talking about his parents, his father was a Zamboni driver and he always supports Elias to his career growth. His grandfather Toivo Jokelainen migrated from Finland, as a Finnish war child.

Elias Pettersson Professional NHL Career

Elias Petterson was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2017 NHL Entry draft in 5th overall pick. Since his draft, he began his NHL career with the Canucks team of the National Hockey League (NHL). He scored his 1st NHL goal against Mike Smith in 2018.

He was also awarded October rookie of the Month title and Second star of the week in 2018. During his 2018 season, he got injured and was replaced by Jesperi Kotkaniemi.  Apart from his NHL career, he also plays for the Swedish national ice hockey team. 


Elias Pettersson is currently playing under the alternate captains Alexander Edler, Bo Horvat, Brandon Sutter, and Christopher Tanev.

Some of the famous NHL players biographies are available at the site Playerswiki.com. 

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