Jesperi Kotkaniemi is a Finnic professional ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Kotkaniemi currently plays for the Montreal Canadiens as their Centre. Having started his professional career in 2017, he was picked third overall in the 2018 Draft by Canadiens.
Plying as a Centre, Jesperi Kotkaniemi reportedly earns around $925,000 as his yearly salary from Montreal Canadiens. Further, he has an estimated net worth of over $1 million.
Jesperi Kotkaniemi was born on 6 July 2000, in Pori, Finland to parents Mikael Kotkaniemi and Kati Kotkaniemi.
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As per his nationality, he is Finnic and belongs to the White ethnic group and his star sign is Cancer. Besides, the details regarding the family, siblings, and educational qualifications are not disclosed on media.
As of 2019, Jesperi Kotkaniemi has an estimated net worth of over $1 million which is same as that of Artturi Lehkonen. He reportedly signed a three-year contract worth $2,775,000 contract with Montreal Canadiens.
Furthermore, the contract also includes a guaranteed sum of around $2,775,000 and also a signing bonus of $2,775,000.
Estimated career earnings of Jesperi until 2021 is listed below:
Jesperi has an average salary of $925,000 annually and so far he has made earnings of $1.5 million from his entire NHL career. Besides, his personal assets include cars, home, watches, etc.
The detailed information regarding the relationship/affair status of Jesperi is not confirmed but the website nationalpost.com mentioned that he has a girlfriend but the name and other details are not disclosed.
Jesperi so far hasn't shared about his probable girlfriend on his official social accounts since he keeps his personal life hidden from the public.
Since he is at the beginning of his career and is just 19 years old, so he always stays far from rumors and controversies.
He might get married after the success of his career in the near future.
Despite his playing career, he is also a famous social media star and has a charming personality. Jesperi is 6 feet 2 inches tall in height and weighs around 84 kilograms.
Jesperi started his playing career with Assat Pori and made his Liiga debut in the 2017-18 season. In addition to this, his NHL career started with Montreal after being drafted in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and recently signed a three-year contract with Canadiens.
Besides his NHL career, he also played for Finland's national team in the 2017 World U-18 Championship and won a silver medal.