Kris Draper

by Oliver 29 Jul,2019
Kris Draper
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  • Birth Name Kris Draper
  • Birth Place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Famous Name Kris Draper
  • Father Unknown
  • Mother Unknown
  • Net Worth $12 million
  • Salary $100,000
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • Currently Working For Detroit Red Wings
  • Currently Married Yes!
  • Married to Julie Draper
  • Children Kennedi, Kymryn, and Kienan Draper

Kris Draper is a former professional ice hockey player for the Detroit Red Wings, the team which he played for 17 seasons during his 20-years National Hockey League (NHL) career. Currently, Kris is the director of amateur scouting for the Detroit Red Wings.

This four-time winner of the Stanley Cup, Kris, is happily married to his wife, Julie Draper. Further, the duo is blessed with 3 children, a daughter, and 2 brave sons.

Kris Draper Net Worth and Earnings; What's His Net Worth as of 2019?

As of 2019, Kris Draper has a stunning net worth of almost $12 million. Working as a director of amateur scouting for the Detroit Red Wings, Draper reportedly earns some hundred thousands of dollars.

As director of amateur scouting for the Detroit Red Wings, Kris earns roughly $100,000 annually.

Year Team Salary
2005-2006 Detroit Red Wings $2.1 million
2006-2007 Detroit Red Wings $2.1 million
2007-2008 Detroit Red Wings $2.1 million
2008-2009 Detroit Red Wings $1.8 million
2009-2010 Detroit Red Wings $1.6 million
2010-2011 Detroit Red Wings $1.2 million

Kris Draper has earned a total of $25,687,199 from his 20 years of playing career in the NHL. Besides, in the 2004-2005 season, the season was canceled due to some reasons and Kris didn't earn any amount that year.

Further, talking about the highest-earning player in the NHL, Wayne Gretzky stands in the first place with almost $200 million as his net worth. Likewise, Mario Lemieux stands in the second place with $150 million and Chris Pronger stands in the third position with $65 million as his net worth.

Kris Draper Personal Life; Know about his Wife and Children

Kris Draper is currently married to his long-time girlfriend Julie Draper. As per some sources, the duo met each other at their time of graduation. Eventually, the couples got closer and they exchanged vows in a private ceremony.

Kris Draper with his wife and 3 children SOURCE:

Besides, the duo is happily blessed with 3 children; 2 beautiful daughters, Kennedi and Kymryn, and a handsome son, Kienan Draper. Furthermore, Kris is also not involved in any kinds of rumors or past relationships.

As the duo are quite secretive about their relationship, neither Krish nor Julie talk about their personal life in front of media, not much is known about their relationship.

Kris Draper Body Measurements

Kris Draper stands an average height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and has a bulky body that weighs about 188 lbs (85 kg). Besides, talking about his appearance, he has a fair skin tone with a pair of blue eyes followed by brown hair.

Who is Kris Draper? His Early Life and Family

Krish Draper is a Canadian personality who was born on May 24, 1971, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Regarding his family background, nothing much is known except for the fact that his family is Canadian and he holds Canadian nationality and is of caucasian ethnicity.

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Draper grew up in West Hill, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto, where he played minor ice hockey for the Don Mills Flyers of the MTHL. He played in the 1983 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Don Mills team, and in the 1984 tournament with the Toronto Young Nationals.

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Kris Draper Professional Career

Kris Draper was selected by the Ontario Hockey League (OHL)'s Windsor Spitfires in the fourth round of the 1988 OHL Priority Selection. Later he was drafted 62nd overall in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft by the original Winnipeg Jets, Draper did not see much NHL action in his early years. 

After playing just 20 NHL games for the Jets, since Kris was drafted, he was traded to the Detroit Red Wings in 1993 in exchange for $1. On the other hand,  Draper quickly becomes a valuable fixture for Detroit, and he began his reputation as the "One Dollar Man," eventually becoming one of only six players (three others were longtime teammates) to play over 1,000 games in a Red Wings uniform.

Besides, Draper also participated in eight international tournaments for Canada:

  • 1990 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
  • 1991 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship
  • 2001 IIHF World Championship
  • 2003 IIHF World Championships
  • 2004 World Cup of Hockey
  • 2005 IIHF World Championships
  • 2006 Winter Olympics


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