Melker Karlsson Biography

( 1990 - )
March 9, 2019
First published on:March 9, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Melker Karlsson

Date of Birth: 1990, July 18
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Melker Karlsson
Birth Place Lycksele, Sweden
Famous Name Melker Karlsson
Horoscope Cancer
Net Worth $4 million
Salary $2,000,000
Past Team Skellefteå AIK
Contract 3 year $6 million
Career Earnings $6,225,000
Weight 82 kg
Position in Team Right Wing
Current team San Jose Sharks
Nationality swedish
Ethnicity White
Profession ice hockey player
Currently Working For San Jose Sharks
Married to Denise Karlsson

Melker Karlsson is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Melker Karlsson currently plays for the San Jose Sharks as their Right Wing. Melker Karlsson has played for other teams like Skellefteå AIK.

As a Right Wing, Melker Karlsson reportedly earns around $2,000,000 as his yearly salary from San Jose Sharks. Further, Melker Karlsson has an estimated net worth of over $4 million.

Melker Karlsson's Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Melker Karlsson has an estimated net worth of over $4 million which is similar to Shayne Gostisbehere of the Flyers team. He reportedly signed a three-year contract worth $6 million with San Jose Sharks in 2017. 

The contract includes a guaranteed sum of $6,000,000 along with a cap hit of around  $2,000,000. Gustav Nyquist is among the list of the highest paid players of the Sharks team with an annual average salary of around  $4,750,000. 

Let's take a look at his career earnings:

YEAR TEAM SALARY
2014-2015 San Jose Sharks $925,000
2015-2016 San Jose Sharks $1,450,000
2016-2017 San Jose Sharks $1,850,000
2017-2018 San Jose Sharks $2,000,000
2018-2019 San Jose Sharks $2,000,000
    $8,225,000

Melker has an average salary of $2,000,000 annually and Karlsson so far has made earnings of $6,225,000 from his entire NHL career.

Besides his financial earnings, his personal assets include home and cars. Moreover, he earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Melker Karlsson's Personal Life

Melker is a married man. He is married to his gorgeous and charming girlfriend Denise Borjesson in San Jose, California in August 2016 whom he has been dating for a long time. Furthermore, more details about their relationship are not disclosed on the media.

CAPTION: Melker Karlsson's wedding ceremony SOURCE: Fabwags.com

The couple is blessed with a son named Eddie born on August 29, 2016.

Melker is spotted with his wife/spouse in different places since it can be said that he is living a happy married life with his wife/spouse Denise. In addition to this, there aren't any rumors claiming their separation or divorce.

Other than being a famous NHL Right Wing, Melker Karlsson is pretty famous in social media. The Famous NHL star is 6 feet in height and weighs around 82 kilograms. Melker Karlsson is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

Melker Karlsson's Early Life

Melker Karlsson was born on 18 July 1990, in Lycksele, Sweden but the details about his parents and family life aren't available.

As per his nationality, he is Swedish and belongs to the White ethnic group and his star sign is Cancer. Since he was in high school, he was interested in ice hockey and wanted to pursue his career as a child as a professional ice hockey player.

Melker Karlsson's Professional Career

Melker started his professional NHL career with the San Jose Sharks in 2014. After playing for the Worcester Sharks of the Ameican Hockey League, he made his NHL debut against Edmonton Oilers in 2014.

CAPTION: 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Final SOURCE: Zimbio

On 22 December 2014, Karlsson scored his first NHL goal against Anaheim Ducks ' Frederik Andersen. It was announced on 12 May 2017 that the Sharks had re-signed Karlsson to a three-year contract worth $ 6 million. 

Currently, he is playing alongside Michael Haley who plays in the Center position.


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