Christopher Tanev Biography

( 1989 - )
February 11, 2019
First published on:February 11, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Christopher Tanev

Date of Birth: 1989, December 20
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Christopher Tanev
Famous Name Christopher Tanev
Father Mike Tanev
Mother Sophie Meredith Tannev
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Birth Place East York, Toronto, Canada
Currently Working For Vancouver Canucks
Salary $4,450,000
Net Worth $20 million
Weight in KG 89 kg
Girlfriend Kendra Shelters
Profession ice hockey player
School attended East York Collegiate Institute
University attended Rochester Institute of Technology
Full Name Christopher Tanev
Current team Vancouver Canucks
Position in Team Defence
Horoscope Sagittarius
Birth Date December 20, 1989
Siblings Brandon Tanev, Kyle Tanev
Contract 5 year / $22,250,000
Career Earnings $33,166,829
Height 6 feet 2 inch
Weight 89 kg

Christopher Tanev is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL) and is currently serving as their alternate captain. As of 2019, Christopher Tanev currently plays for the Vancouver Canucks as their Defence. 

 

 Christopher Tanev reportedly earns around $4,450,000 as his yearly salary from Vancouver Canucks. Further, Christopher Tanev has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. He is currently in a romantic relationship/affair with his girlfriend Kendra Shelters.

Christopher Tanev Salary and Net Worth

As of 2019, Christopher Tanev has an estimated net worth of over $20 million which is similar to that of former NHL player Brett Hull.

He reportedly signed a five-year contract worth of $22,250,000 contract with Vancouver Canucks. The contract includes a guaranteed sum of $22,250,000 along with a signing bonus of $4,000,000.

Further, the NHL player has an average salary of $4,450,000 annually. Christopher Tanev so far has made earnings of $33,166,829 from his entire NHL career.

Let's take a look at his financial earnings

YEAR TEAM SALARY/INCOME
2010-11  Vancouver Canucks $900,000
2011-12  Vancouver Canucks $900,000
2012-13  Vancouver Canucks $616,829
2013-14  Vancouver Canucks $1,500,000
2014-15  Vancouver Canucks $2,000,000
2015-16  Vancouver Canucks $3,500,000
2016-17  Vancouver Canucks $3,500,000
2017-18  Vancouver Canucks $5,000,000
2018-19  Vancouver Canucks $5,000,000
2018=19  Vancouver Canucks $5,000,000
2019-20 Vancouver Canucks $5,250,000
Total Earnings   $33,166,829

He will earn a base salary of $4,000,000 and a signing bonus of $1,000,000 in the 2018- 19 season while carrying a $4,450,000 cap hit.

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Christopher Tanev's Girlfriend and Personal Life

Christopher is currently dating his gorgeous and lovely girlfriend Kendra Shelters. They have been in a romantic relationship/affair for a long time.

There is no detailed information about his relationship but the website www.wattpad.com mentioned that his girlfriend is Kendra Shelters.

CAPTION: Girlfriends of NHL players including Chris Tanev's girlfriend Kendra Shelters SOURCE: Tumblr

So far there is no news of them getting married or engaged but might be planning for their wedding soon. 

Tanev is quite famous in social media other than being a famous NHL Defense. He is also 6 feet 2 inches tall in height and weighs approximately 89 kg. He is not only a world-class athlete, but he also has an attractive person with brown eyes and dark hair.

Christopher Tanev Bio and Early Life

Christopher Tanev was born to parents Mike Tanev and Sophie Meredith Tanner in East York, Toronto, Canada, on December 20, 1989. He is Canadian according to his nationality and belongs to the ethnic group of white people. His star sign is Sagittarius and he and his brothers Brandon Tanev, Kyle Tanev, grew up together.

Christopher joined East York Collegiate Institute where he played for his high school ice hockey team. After finishing his high school graduation, he attended Rochester Institute of Technology where he completed his major in finance and also played hockey for the team.

Christopher Tanev's Professional Career

Christopher started his playing career with the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League after ending his college game career. Later he went into the NHL Entry Draft but was not drafted and was signed as a free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.

CAPTION: Canucks' Chris Tanev SOURCE: Sportsnet

He played with Derrick Pouliot, a famous defense player and also the famous Markus Granlund who plays as a centerman for Vancouver. Tanev signed a five- year contract extension with the Canucks on March 24, 2015



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