Jeff O'Neill

by Jack Ol 22 Jan,2019
Jeff O'Neill
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Weight 88 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill
  • Birth Place King City, Ontario
  • Famous Name Jeff O'Neill
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Net Worth $3 million dollars
  • Salary $75,754 dollars
  • Past Team Hartford Whalers, Carolina Hurricanes, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Siblings Don O'Neill and Ryan O'Neill
  • Career Earnings $3 million dollars
  • No. of Twitter Followers 142k
  • Radio Show OverDrive
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Profession former ice hockey player and current sports broadcaster
  • Famous for ice hockey
  • Started career as ice hockey player
  • Currently Working For TSN
  • Married to Lydia O'Neil

Jeff O'Neill is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played professional ice hockey for teams like Hartford Whalers, Carolina Hurricanes, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Currently, he works as a sports broadcaster and hockey analyst with TSN appearing on Toronto Maple Leafs broadcasts and TSN Hockey programs.

As a sports broadcaster, Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill reportedly earns around $75,754 dollars as his yearly salary from TSN. Further, Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill has an estimated net worth of over $3 million dollars.

Jeff O'Neill Salary and Net Worth

As of 2021, Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill has an estimated net worth of over $3 million dollars. Further, he has an average salary of $75,754 dollars annually, working as a sports broadcaster for TSN. Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill has so far has made earnings of $3 million dollars from his entire career.

In 2006, Jeff O’Neill earned $1.5 million under a 1 (2006) year contract with a total value of $1.5 million.

Other than being a former ice hockey player, Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill is pretty famous on social media. He has 142k Twitter followers.

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Who is Jeff O'Neill's Wife? (Divorce and Children)

Jeff O'Neill was married to his girlfriend, Lydia O'Neill. The couple lived a happy married life for some years. However, the couple later separated and are now divorced.

Further, with his former wife, he has three children named Irelynn, Charley, and Ellie. The former couple lost their first child, a son, to a miscarriage.

Jeff O'Neill keeps posting photos of his children on his social media pages. This shows his intense love for his kids.

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Facts and stats of Jeff O'Neill

Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former ice hockey player is 6 feet 1 inch in height and weighs around 88 kg.

Early Life and Family

Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill was born on February 23, 1976, in King City, Ontario. As per his nationality, he is Canadian. Further, his star sign is Pisces. He grew up along with his siblings, Don O'Neill, and Ryan O'Neill.

Jeffrey "Gerry" O'Neill attended Bishop Macdonell Catholic High School from where he completed his high school studies.

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Professional Life

O'Neill was selected in the first round, fifth overall by the Hartford Whalers (now Carolina Hurricanes) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. He went on to play the 2002 Stanley Cup Final with the Hurricanes before losing to the Detroit Red Wings. He was further selected to the Eastern Conference team for the 2002–03 NHL All-Star Game.

Jeff O'Neill playing ice hockey SOURCE: TSN

On July 30, 2005, the Hurricanes traded O'Neill to the Toronto Maple Leafs as he expressed a desire to play for the Maple Leafs. Towards the end of the season, O'Neill had been benched for the remaining games due to poor offensive performance and this led him to consider retirement at the end of the season.

He was invited to the Carolina Hurricanes 2008-09 Training Camp, but couldn't make the final roster and was therefore released.

O'Neill currently works as a sports broadcaster and hockey analyst with TSN appearing on Toronto Maple Leafs broadcasts and TSN Hockey programs. He also co-hosts OverDrive on TSN Radio 1050 from 4-7 pm EST with host Bryan Hayes and fellow co-host and former goaltender Jamie McLennan

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