Josh Archibald

by Muna 10 Jan,2023
Josh Archibald
Body Stats
Weight in KG 77 kg
Weight 77
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father Jim Archibald
  • League Name
  • Relationship Status married
  • No. of Twitter Followers 4,417
  • First Name Joshua
  • No. of Instagram Followers 4,791
  • Father Nationality Canadian
  • Mother Anne Archibald
  • Wikipedia
  • Last Name Archibald
  • Birth Name Joshua Archibald
  • Net Worth $ 3 million
  • Mother Nationality Canadian
  • Facebook https://www.facebook.com/josh.archibald.37/
  • Currently Married Bailey Archibald
  • Twitter https://mobile.twitter.com/josharchibald15
  • Salary $900,000
  • Married to Bailey Archibald
  • Birth Country Canada
  • Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jc.archibald15/
  • Children 2
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Hobbies
  • Wife nationality canadian
  • Date October 6
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christians
  • Profession Ice hockey
  • School Location
  • Started career as Ice hockey
  • University Team
  • University attended University of Nebraska Omaha
  • School attended Brainerd High School

Josh Archibald is an American Ice-hockey player who plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Further, Josh was selected in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, where he was drafted in the sixth round, 174th overall. More, he has professionally played hockey at the University of Nebraska Omaha for about three years, i.e., from 2011-2014. 

Josh was born on  October 6, 1992, in his birthplace, Regina, Saskatchewan. He is the son of Jim Archibald and Anne Archibald. Josh's star sign, as per his birth detail, is Libra. As his father was a famous player, Archibald followed his father's career path as he was a hockey professional. 

Hockey Is Archibald's Major Source Of Income

Josh is one of the professional and skilled hockey players whose salary for the season 2022-2023 is estimated to be $900,000. Besides that, the player is gaining whopping money from his professional Ice hockey career that he has been leading since a young age. Talking about his career earnings it is calculated to be $6,250,000. So, the current net worth of the player is above $ 3 million. 

Josh Josh Archibald spends quality with his wife and kids. SOURCE: Instagram @jc.archibald15

While glancing at the latest data, Josh's fortune in 2022 was $1,500,000, $1,500,000 in the 2020-2021 season, and $1,000,000 in the 2019-2020 season. The updates show that Archibald has been gaining whopping money from his successful hockey career. Well, talking about his sponsorships, the player hasn't shared this topic yet on the web sources, nor has he promoted any brand on his Instagram handle. 

With such good fortune, Josh maintains a lavish lifestyle with his wife and family but doesn't like to flaunt it on his social media life. 

Josh Archibald Is A Father Of Two

The Canadian Ice Hockey player is a married man, and apart from being a professional player, he is also a good father and husband to his kids and wife. Josh is married to his long-term partner, Bailey Baxter. The couple got married in June 2016. The lovebird first met at the University of Nebraska Omaha.

Josh Josh Archibald's wife and kids SOURCE: Instagram @jc.archibald15

So, the duo welcomed their first child, Brecken Carter Archibald, in August 2017. Similarly, the couple gave birth to their daughter on January 14, 2019. The couple loves sharing their kid's pictures, and Josh shares quality time with his kids and wife on his off schedule. Besides, Brecken was three weeks old when he experienced his baptism in the Stanley Cup. 

When Did Josh Start His Professional Career?

Being the son of a professional hockey player, Josh was introduced to the sports from his young career. As a senior, he started his hockey career at his high school, Brainerd High School.

So, Josh played college hockey at the University of Nebraska Omaha from 2011 to 2014. So, in 2011 the hockey player was also picked as the WCHA Rookie of the Week. So, Archibald began his professional career in 2014 by signing a three-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins. 

JoshJosh Archibald with a trophy after winning an event. SOURCE: Instagram @Lord Stanley

The same year, in 2017, the hockey player was traded to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for professional hockey goaltender Michael Leighton and a fourth-round pick in 2019. So, two years later, Josh joined the professional hockey team Edmonton Oilers on a year contract. Likewise, in 2022, he returned to his original club, the Pittsburgh Penguins, after signing a contract worth $900,000 for a year. Since February 10, 2020Jason Zucker has been playing for Pittsburgh Penguins. 

International Career

Professional hockey player holds dual nationality in Canada and the United States. However, the player chooses to play for the Americans in an international competition.

While glancing at his playing career, Josh played for Team USA at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Early Life And Family Background Checked

As mentioned earlier, Josh Archibald is the son of Jim Archibald, an infamous ice hockey player in his college North Dakota Fighting Sioux. Besides, his mother, Anne, was also a notable swimmer at the University of North Dakota. But there is no information regarding his siblings so he might be Jim and Anne's only child. 

JoshJosh Archibald and his wife at their wedding. SOURCE: Instagram @jc.archibald15

At a young age, Josh and his family moved to Brainerd, Minnesota, where he started playing hockey. Despite being a family man, the hockey player doesn't like to share them online. 

Take A Look At Archibald's Physical Appearance 

Like the Ice hockey player Marcus Pettersson, Josh Archibald is also tall and has a towering height of 5 feet 10 inches. Similarly, he weighs 80 kg or 128 lbs. 

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