Kaapo Kakko Biography

( 2001 - )
July 28, 2019
First published on:July 28, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Kaapo Kakko

Date of Birth: 2001, February 13
Age: 19 years old
Birth Nation: Finland
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Kaapo Kakko
Birth Place Turku, Finland
Famous Name Kaapo Kakko
Father Petri Kakko
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $3,575,000.
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position in Team Forward
Current team New york rangers
Nationality Finnish
Ethnicity White
Profession ice hockey player
Started career as ice hockey player

Kaapo Kakko is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the National Hockey League's (NHL) team New York Rangers as their forward. He also plays for Finland's national ice hockey team. Kakko was drafted by the New York Rangers in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

Kaapo was selected in the 1st round second overall pick in this year's draft. You will get every detail about his salary, net worth, and personal life if you will take a deeper look below.

Kaapo Kakko Salary and Net Worth in 2019

Kaapo Kakko just started his professional career as he was drafted in 2019 NHL Entry draft so his carer earnings are not much as other professional players. Kaapo receives an annual salary of around $3,575,000 in 2019. In addition to this, his net worth is estimated at around $3 million. 

Kakko just signed a contract worth $10.725 million with the New York Rangers on July 11, 2019, soon after he was drafted by them. the contract includes a guaranteed sum of $10,725,000 and a cap hit of around $925,000 in 2019.

The signing bonus of the contract is $277,500 whereas the basic salary is around $832,500. The daily cap hit of Kaapo is around  $4,973. Moreover, he has not reported anything regarding endorsements and personal assets so the exact information cannot be assumed.

Since his first contract is worth over $10 million so it is [rojected that his net contract will be much higher than this one. 

Kaapo Kakko Personal Life: Know about his Girlfriend

Well, it is common that professional ice hockey players are well known for their relationships. Some of the players have made history in changing girlfriends after becoming popular. This is not similar in case of the newcomer in the NHL career. Kaapo Kakko is currently single and is focusing on his career.

Kakko is just 18 years old and he has a lot of time for making girlfriends so he is fully focused towards his career. It's just an assumption but it doesn't apply to everyone as some of the young players have girlfriends. Kaapo is very much hard-working since it is not obvious for such young players to be drafted in 1st round in the NHL.

Kaapo Kaako SOURCE: Instagram

If you want to know more about his relationship in future just stay with us we will surely update as soon as we get the information about his girlfriend. Kaapo is currently suffering from the disease called Type 1 diabetes and celiac. 

Social media presence

it is common for professional players to have thousands of followers on his official social media accounts. Since he just started his career despite this, he has over a hundred thousand followers on his official Instagram account. you will find it amazing after viewing his social media presence.

Kaapo Kaako SOURCE: Instagram

He regularly updates his professional and personal life facts on his social media. Social media is an easy way for players to connect with their fans.

Kaapo Kakko Body Measurements

The young and energetic NHL player is just 18 years old who has a height of 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) along with a weight of 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb).

Kaapo Kakko Childhood, parents, and Early Life

Kaapo Kakko is a native of Finland who was born on 13 February 2001, in Turku, Finland to father Petri Kakko. He belongs to the white ethnic group and holds Finnish nationality. His parents always support him on his career upliftment and he had an awesome childhood with his siblings.

Kaapo Kakko Professional NHL Career

Kaapo Kakko is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the National Hockey League's (NHL) team New York Rangers as their forward. He also plays for Finland's national ice hockey team. Kakko was drafted by the New York Rangers in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

He was selected by the Rangers soon after he ended his college career in 2019. He signed a three years contract with the New York Rangers on July 2019. In addition to this, he was selected in the second overall pick, the first round of the draft.

Some of the other famous players of the New York Rangers are alternate captain Mika Zibanejad, Ryan Strome, and Henrik Lundqvist. 

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