Jarome Iginla Biography

( 1977 - )
July 15, 2019
First published on:July 15, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Jarome Iginla

Date of Birth: 1977, July 1
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Jarome Arthur-Leigh Adekunle Tig Junior Elvis Iginla
Birth Place Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Famous Name Jarome Iginla
Horoscope Cancer
Father Elvis Iginla
Mother Susan Schuchard
Net Worth $50 million
Past Team Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, and Colorado Avalanche
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Ice-hockey player
Currently Married yes
Married to Kara Iginla
Children 2

Jarome Iginla is former professional Ice-hockey forward who has played in National Hockey League (NHL) for 20 seasons. Additionally, he last played for Colorado Avalanche and has played for many other teams like Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, and Colorado Avalanche. 

Jarome who is one of the famous faces of Ice hockey has collected a massive net worth over $50 million from his entire professional career. Also, he has earned $96,122,561 in his entire career.

Is Jarome Iginla Married? Know about his Personal Life

Jarome Iginla is married to his beautiful wife Kara Iginla since August 6, 2003. Reportedly, the couple is together since they were in 8th grade and after dating for long, Jarome finally proposed his wife on Christmas of 2011.

Jarome Iginla with his wife SOURCE: Instagram

Additionally, the couple shares three children together, a daughter named Jade Grace who was born in 2004 and sons named Tij, born in 2006 and Joe, born in 2008.

In one of Jarome's interview, he explained about the early phase of their relationship saying "We’ve been going out since, basically, Grade 8. Off and on there for a little bit through high school and college. But pretty much since Grade 8. Except when she needed a month or two or three break from me,”

His wife also talked about their relationship and said, " “We’ve broken up a few times over the years, but we just couldn’t stay apart. We’ve been together forever. He’s the same person. Life is good for us.”

Jarome Iginla and his wife SOURCE: Instagram

As of now, the duo seems to be living a happy life without any rumors of their divorce in recent time. Additionally, the couple along with their children currently resides in Alberta where they have built their dream home. Additionally, the couple has a great love for animals as they support the BC SPCA. 

Jarome Iginla Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Jarome has an athletic body which perfectly suits for playing Hockey. Specifically, he stands in a height of 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) and weighs around 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb). 

Jarome Iginla Earnings; How much is his Net Worth? 

Jarome who retired for NHL in 2017 has accumulated a massive net worth over $50 million. Also, he has collected $96,122,561 from his entire career. The last contract of his career was a 3 year / $16,000,000 with the Colorado Avalanche in 2014 which included $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,333,333. 

Some of his careers contract and earnings are tabulated below:

YEAR TEAM SALARY
1996-1997 Calgary Flames $850,000
1997-1998 Calgary Flames $625,000
1998-1999 Calgary Flames $650,000
1999-2000 Calgary Flames $1,500,000
2000-2001 Calgary Flames $1,700,000
2001-2002 Calgary Flames $1,700,000
2002-2003 Calgary Flames $5,500,000
2003-2004 Calgary Flames $8,000,000
2005-2006 Calgary Flames $7,000,000
2006-2007 Calgary Flames $7,000,000
2007-2008 Calgary Flames $7,000,000
2008-2009 Calgary Flames $7,000,000
2009-2010 Calgary Flames $7,000,000
2010-2011 Calgary Flames $7,000,000
2011-2012 Calgary Flames $7,000,000
2012-2013 Pittsburgh Penguins $4,097,561
2013-2014 Boston Bruins $6,000,000
2014-2015 Colorado Avalanche $5,500,000
2015-2016 Colorado Avalanche $5,500,000
2016-2017 Los Angeles Kings $2,750,000
2016-2017 Colorado Avalanche $2,750,000

Additionally, he is also in a contract with different renowned brands which certainly helped him to add an amount to his career earnings.

Jarome Iginla in his car SOURCE: NHL.com

However, the details about how much he earned form the association with different brands are still behind the rock. Also, he hasn't revealed the information about his valuable assets like cars and house.

Jarome Iginla Early life, Bio, Family, and Childhood

Jarome was born on July 1, 1977, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada to Elvis Iginla and Susan Schuchard. Also, he is a Canadian native and belongs to the mixed ethnic group. Additionally, he was born under the star sign Cancer. 

Talking about his early career, he played for the Canadian national team in his junior career and grew up watching a famous goaltender Grant Fuhr. Jarome also played for Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL) and at the age of 16 years where he recorded six goals and 29 points in 48 regular-season games. 

Jarome Iginla Professional Career

Jarome is a retired professional Ice-hockey player who previously played for the different teams like Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins, and Colorado Avalanche. Additionally, Iginla shared the goal-scoring title with Ilya Kovalchuk and Rick Nash with 41 goals. 

In his entire playing career, he has played along with his star teammates such as Dion Phaneuf, Sidney Crosby, and Evgeni Malkin and many more.


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