Matt Nieto Biography

( 1992 - )
August 11, 2019
First published on:August 12, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Matt Nieto

Date of Birth: 1992, November 5
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Matthew Evan Nieto
Birth Place Long Beach, California, U.S.
Famous Name Matt Nieto
Father Jesse
Mother Mary
Net Worth $5 Million
Salary $1,975,000
Nationality American
Currently Working For Colorado Avalanche
Girlfriend Carley Crawford

Matthew Evan Nieto a.k.a. Matt Nieto is an American professional ice hockey left winger who currently plays for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was picked in the second round, 47th overall, by the San Jose Sharks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

The twenty-six years old hunk stands 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) tall and weighs around 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb). Further, he reportedly earns $1,975,000 per annum from his team and has an estimated net worth of $5 million in 2019. Regarding his love, he is neither married nor single. Currently, he is dating his girlfriend, Carley Crawford. 

How Much Is Matt Nieto Net Worth In 2019? Know His Salary and Contract

As of 2019, Matt Nieto has an estimated net worth over $5 million, mostly earned through his NHL career.

Currently he is under a 2 year / $3,950,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $3,950,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,975,000. In 2019-20, he will earn a base salary of $1,975,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,975,000.

Matt Nieto SOURCE: Mile High Sticking

Before this, he was under one-year, $1 million contracts with the team, earning $1 million in 2017-18.
In 2013, he signed $2.3 million contract wit h Sharks. Under the deal, he earned $692,983 in 2013-14, $925,000 in 2014-15, $792,500 in 2015-16, and $347,055 in 2016-17.

Overall, he earned $8,095,423 throughout his seven seasons in NHL.

With tremendous earnings and net worth, the NHL star is living a lavish lifestyle. However, there is no information about real estate properties and cars owned by him. 

Is Matt Nieto Dating? Know His Personal Life

Matt Nieto is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Carley Crawford. The duo started dating since 2014. It seems that the couple is pretty serious in their relationship and might take their love affair to a whole new level someday.

CAPTION: Matt Nieto and his girlfriend SOURCE: Tumblr

However, they prefer their personal life in a low key. Additionally, they remain inactive on social sites such as Instagram and Twitter. 

Matt Nieto Bio, Early Life, Family, and Education

A native of Long Beach, California, U.S., Matt Nieto was born on November 5, 1992. His Star sign is Scorpio. As per nationality, he is an American and belongs to the Mexican-American descent.

His father, Jesse, is a longshoreman, whereas his mother, Mary, is a Nordstrom makeup artist.

He grew up in home town, in a dangerous neighborhood; his mother had said: "There were drive-by shootings. He jokes about it that Snoop Dogg lived around the corner. It's true, but Matt wasn't born then."

At Nieto's two, he became interested in skating, particularly rollerblading, when he saw his sister skating in the family's house. Later, his grandfather bought him a hockey stick, and when he was three, he started playing roller hockey at the YMCA.

Nieto has a sister with Down syndrome and autism, and his mother is battling advanced breast cancer.

Upon graduation, he enrolled at Boston University.

Matt Nieto Career

In the 2011 NHL draft, Nieto was selected by the San Jose Sharks with the 47th overall pick. On April 1, 2013, he agreed on a three-year, $2.3 million deal with the Sharks. In the 2016-17 season, he was placed on waivers to gain more playing time.

On January 5, 2017, he was claimed off waivers by the Colorado Avalanche. Later six months on July 25, Nieto and the Avalanche avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1 million contract. The following year, he signed to a two-year deal worth $3.95 Million with Avalanche in July 2018.

His famous teammates includes Nikita Zadorov, Nazem Kadri, and Matt Calvert.


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