- Date of Birth
- Age 46 Years Old
- Famous Name Paul Kariya
- Country Canada CA
- Birth Name Paul Kariya
- Birth Place North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Famous Name Paul Kariya
- Father Unknown
- Mother Unknown
- Net Worth $55 million
- Salary $1 million
- Nationality Canadian
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Working For Retired
- Girlfriend Valerie
Paul Kariya is a former professional ice hockey player originally from Canadia. Besides, he played for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Colorado Avalanche, Nashville Predators, and St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). Likewise, Paul was known as a skilled and fast skating offensive player in the history of NHL.
Apart from that, Paul resides in California with his long-time girlfriend Valerie. Besides, he is also quite friendly in nature. He has maintained a good relationship with his former teammates and friends.
Paul Kariya Personal Life; Know About His Girlfriend
Paul Kariya is currently in a relationship with his high school sweetheart, Valerie. Some sources claim that the duo met each other at the University of Maine. The duo begins dating each other in the mid-'90s.
Further, the duo is unmarried and don't share any children together. Besides, Paul has never been involved in any rumors or controversy. Likewise, he also has a clean past record. We don't have any records of his past dating history.
Moreover, he is also not active on social media. On the internet, there is a private Instagram account by the name of Paul. However, it is yet to know whether the account is of the former player or not.
Paul Kariya Body Measurements
Paul Kariya stands at an average height of 5 feet and 10 inches tall. Besides, he has a bulky body that weighs about 108 lbs (82 kg).
Paul Kariya Net Worth and Earnings
Pau; Kariya has a stunning net worth of $55 million as of 2019. With this much amount of net worth, he stands in the 13th most richest NHL player of all time. As per his wiki, he has an annual salary of almost $1 million.
Talking about the richest hockey players in the NHL, Wayne Gretzky stands in the first place with a stunning net worth of $200 million. Likewise, Mario Lemieux stands in the second place with a huge net worth of $150 million and the third place is occupied by Pavel Bure with a jaw-dropping net worth of $70 million.
|2005-06||St. Louis Blues||$4,500,000|
|2006-07||St. Louis Blues||$4,500,000|
|2007-08||St. Louis Blues||$6,000,000|
|2008-09||St. Louis Blues||$6,000,000|
|2009-10||St. Louis Blues||$6,000,000|
Besides, Paul started playing hockey in the early '90s until 2013. During his playing career, he made total career earnings of almost $85 million.
Who is Paul Kariya? His Early Life and Family
Paul Kariya was born on October 16, 1974, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As per his wiki, he grew up in North Vancouver playing in some minor leagues of hockey. He attended the University of Maine.
During his rookie NHL season, Kariya lived in the Anaheim area with a family that was a close friend with Mighty Ducks' head coach, Ron Wilson. Kariya has also maintained a close friendship with Teemu Selanne and even attended Selanne's final regular-season game at the Honda Center in 2014.
Paul Kariya Professional Career
In the summer of 1991, Kariya joined the Canadian Under-18 Selects Team at the Phoenix Cup, the inaugural tournament of what would go on to become the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.
A top prospect heading into the off-season, Kariya was projected to be selected between second and fifth overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. Finally, he was chosen bt the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.