Jordie Benn Biography

February 13, 2019
First published on:February 13, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Jordie Benn

Birth Name Phillip Jordan Ellis "Jordie" Benn
Birth Place Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Famous Name Jordie Benn
Birth Date July 26, 1987
Horoscope Leo
Father Randy Benn
Mother Heather Benn
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $1,100,000
Contract 3 year / $3,300,000
Career Earnings $4,850,000
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 204 lb (93 kg; 14 st 8 lb)
Position in Team Defence
Current team Montreal Canadiens
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession Ice-hockey player
Currently Working For Montreal Canadiens
Affair with Jessica Kohout
Girlfriend Jessica Kohout

Jordie Benn is a Canadian professional Ice-hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League  (NHL). As of 2019, Jordie Benn currently plays for the Montreal Canadiens as their Defence. Further, Jordie Benn previously played for Dallas Stars. 


As a Defence, Jordie Benn reportedly earns around $1,100,000 as his yearly salary from Montreal Canadiens. Further, Jordie Benn has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. He is not married yet but is dating his girlfriend, Jessica Kohout

Jordie Benn Net Worth And Salary

As of 2019, Jordie Benn has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. Further, the NHL player has an average salary of $1,100,000 annually whereas Shea Weber is among the highest earning defense of the team.

He reportedly signed a 3 year / $3,300,000 contract with Montreal Canadiens, including $3,300,000 guaranteed in 2017. Jordie Benn so far has made earnings of $4,850,000 from his entire NHL career.

His career contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives:

2011-2012 Dallas Stars $550,000
2013-2014 Dallas Stars $600,000
2014-2015 Dallas Stars $650,000
2015-2016 Dallas Stars $850,000
2016-2017 Montreal Canadiens $843,334
2016-2017  Dallas Stars $256,666
2017-2018  Montreal Canadiens $1,100,000

Benn will earn base salary of $1,100,000 in 2018-19 while carrying $1,100,000 as a cap hit.

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Only the best and that's @detailwerkzdallas Thanks again for making this monster shine !!

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Further, he is the owns several cars including a luxury ride, Chevy Bel-Air. 

Jordie Benn Relationship, Girlfriend, and Personal Life

Exploring his marital status, he is not married. However, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Jessica Kohout. As per the reports, the couple met seven or eight years ago and started dating after knowing each other for six months.

CAPTION: Jordie Benn with his girlfriend Jessica SOURCE: Tumblr

Further in one of her interview, she confessed that she is responsible for his beard, she said:

"From the beginning, I'm the one who told him - "You have such a strong jaw. You should grow out this big beard". 

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Got my buddy back #juice

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Benn is an animal lover and is a parent of a dog with whom he loves to spend his spare time.

Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NHL star is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) in height and weighs around 93kg. 

Jordie Benn Bio and Early Life

Jordie Benn was born on July 26, 1987, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to parents Randy Benn and Heather Benn. As far as his racial background is concerned, he is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Leo. 

In addition, he is the older brother of Dallas Stars forward, Jamie Benn.

Jordie Benn Professional Career

Benn signed his first NHL contract after the 201011 season with the Texas Stars, agreeing on a two-way deal with the Dallas Stars on July 2, 2011. Benn made his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings in the 2011-12 season on January 3, 2012.

As an imminent free agent after the 2015-16 season, Benn chose to stay with the Stars, signing a three - year $3.3 million contract on June 24, 2016.

Benn's tenure with the Stars came to an end in the middle of the 2016-17 season after seven years, as he was traded before the deadline for the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Greg Pateryn.

Currently, he is playing under the guidance of head coach Claude Julien and playing along with his star teammates such as Tomas Tatar, Jonathan Drouin and many more. 

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