Jason Spezza Biography

( 1983 - )
September 19, 2019
First published on:February 25, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Jason Spezza

Date of Birth: 1983, June 13
Age: 36 years old
Birth Name Jason Spezza
Birth Place Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Famous Name Jason Spezza
Horoscope Gemini
Father Rino Spezza
Mother Donna Spezza
Net Worth $45 million
Salary $7,500,000
Contract 4 year / $30,000,000
Career Earnings $87,477,927
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)
Position in Team Centre
Current team Dallas Stars
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession Ice-hockey player
Currently Working For Dallas Stars
Currently Married yes
Married to Jennifer Snell
Children 4

Jason Spezza is a Canadian professional Ice-hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Jason Spezza currently plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs as their Centre. Most recently, he played for the Dallas Stars of NHL. Earlier, Jason Spezza has played for Ottawa Senators after being picked 2nd overall in 2001 NHL Draft and was also the captain of the team. 

 

Jason Spezza has an estimated net worth of $45 million and reportedly earns around $7,500,000 as his yearly salary from Dallas Stars in 2019. In addition, he is married to his lovely wife, Jennifer Snell and has 4 children with her. 

Net Worth - $45 million 

As of 2019, Jason Spezza has an estimated net worth of over $45 million. Although the details about his current net worth are not available, he last signed a 4 year / $30,000,000 contract with Dallas Stars in 2014 including $30,000,000 guaranteed.

Further, the NHL player has an average salary of $7,500,000 annually while Jamie Benn is among the highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $9,500,000.

His career contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives:

YEAR TEAM SALARY
2002-2003 Ottawa Senators $1,130,000
2003-2004 Ottawa Senators $565,000
2005-2006 Ottawa Senators $1,100,000
2006-2007 Ottawa Senators $4,000,000
2007-2008 Ottawa Senators $5,000,000
2008-2009 Ottawa Senators $8,000,000
2009-2010 Ottawa Senators $8,000,000
2010-2011 Ottawa Senators $8,000,000
2011-2012 Ottawa Senators $8,000,000
2012-2013 Ottawa Senators $4,682,927
2013-2014 Ottawa Senators $5,000,000
2014-2015 Dallas Stars $4,000,000
2015-2016 Dallas Stars $7,500,000
2016-2017 Dallas Stars $7,500,000
2017-2018 Dallas Stars $7,500,000

Further, in the 2018-2019 season, he will earn $7,500,000 as a base salary, while carrying a cap hit of $7,500,000. Jason Spezza so far has made earnings of $87,477,927 from his entire NHL career.

Wife - Jennifer Snell

Kason Spezza got married to his lovely wife, Jennifer Snell in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on July 25, 2009. The ceremony was held in Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica and the reception at the National Gallery of Canada which was held across the street.

CAPTION: Jason Spezza's Wife Jennifer Snell SOURCE: YouTube

Many of his teammates, including Ray Emery, Antoine Vermette, Brendan Bell, Chris Phillips, Chris Neil, and Senators owner Eugene Melnyk, were present. 

Spezza's wife Jennifer gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Sophia Donna Spezza, at Toronto's St. Joseph's Health Centre, on June 8, 2010. Nicola Patricia Spezza, their second daughter, was born in Ottawa, Ontario, on April 1, 2012. 

Anna Lucia Spezza, their third daughter, was born in Toronto, Ontario on May 23, 2014. Their fourth daughter Julia Spezza was born in Dallas, Texas, on March 15, 2016.

Body Measurement

Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NHL star is 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) in height and weighs around 214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb).

Short Bio

Jason Spezza was born on June 13, 1983, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada to parents Rino Spezza and Donna Spezza. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Gemini.

Professional Career

Spezza made his NHL debut with Ottawa in 2002-03, playing in 33 games and recording 21 points, and scored his first NHL goal on October 29, 2002, in a 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. He played for Ottawa Senators from 2002 to 2014. 

On Sunday, December 26, 2010, Penguins defender Kris Letang checked Spezza in a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Letang received a two-minute penalty for boarding and Spezza was expected to miss 4 to 6 weeks due to his shoulder injury as a result of Letang's back hit.

Spezza's wish was granted on July 1, 2014, as he was traded to the Dallas Stars, along with Ludwig Karlsson, in a deal that sent Alex Chiasson, Alex Guptill, Nicolas Paul and a 2015 second-round picker to Ottawa. 

Further, he has also represented the national team of Canada. Spezza was named best forward and a member of the all-star team at the 2015 World Championships, where Canada won the gold medal for the first time since 2007 with a perfect 10-0 record.

Currently, he is playing along with his star teammates such as Jamie Oleksiak, Miro Heiskanen and many more.

 


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