Phil Kessel Biography

( 1987 - )
September 15, 2019
First published on:August 1, 2016
by Bchrome

Facts of Phil Kessel

Date of Birth: 1987, October 2
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign:: libra
Birth Name Philip Joseph Kessel, Jr.
Birth Place Madison, Wisconsin
Famous Name Phil Kessel
Father Phil Kessel
Mother Kathy Kessel
Net Worth $8,000,000
Salary $ 10 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married N/A
Affair with Sandra Pereira
Girlfriend Sandra Pereira

Phil Kessel is an American professional ice hockey right winger for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. He started his professional NHL career with Boston Bruins and also played for Toronto Maple Leafs and Pittsburgh Penguins. 

Phil is currently in a romantic relationship with Sandra Pereira. He is among the wealthiest players as his current net worth exceeds $50 million. 

Girlfriend-Sandra Pereira

Well, Phil Kessel is not married, which means the possibility of him having a wife is ruled out. However, he has a gorgeous girlfriend Sandra Pereira who can be her future wife in her professional life. They are going good in their relationship so far, which shows that their next growth will be much more impressive.

Phil and his gorgeous girlfriend Sandra Pereira SOURCE: Pinterest

Phil shares a lot of moments with his girlfriend Sandra as they have been together for a long time. It is reported by most of the sources that they began their love life since 2015, and still, they are moving on. 

Apart from his love life, he is also involved in many social works and frequently donates a considerable amount to social causes. Moreover, his girlfriend is a massive fan of his games, and she visits her boyfriends game often. 

He has a great personality with a height of 6 feet and weight of 203lb (92 kg).

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Net Worth-$50 million

The 29 years old Phil Kessel is one of the wealthiest celebrities from the world of NHL. You will be amazed after knowing hie net worth which is approximated to be around $50 million until now. Despite his net worth, he also receives a massive salary of $7 million currently. 

Salary and earnings:

Season Team Salary
2006-2007 Boston Bruins $872,500
2007-2008  Boston Bruins $872,500
2008-2009  Boston Bruins $872,500
2009-2010 Toronto Maple Leafs $4,500,000
2010-2011 Toronto Maple Leafs $6,000,000
2011-2012 Toronto Maple Leafs $6,000,000
2012-2013 Toronto Maple Leafs $2,985,366
2013-2014 Toronto Maple Leafs $5,400,000
2014-2015 Toronto Maple Leafs $10,000,000
2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins $6,000,000
2015-2016 Toronto Maple Leafs $4,000,000
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins $9,000,000
2017-2018 Pittsburgh Penguins $9,000,000
2018-2019 Pittsburgh Penguins $7,000,000
2019-2020 Arizona Coyotes $7,000,000
Total salary:    $79,502,866

His career earnings will reach $98 million at the end of the 2022 season. He is currently playing under a huge contract of $64 million for eight years. 

Kessel's Pittsburgh area house listed for $2.2 million on sale in 2019

Phil seems to be enjoying his life with his colossal income as it is common for such a productive player. He has a beautiful collection of lavish houses and cars. Kessel put his Pittsburgh are mansion worth $2.1 million which he recently put on sale in 2019. Moreover, he also owns cars like hybrid Honda CR-Z and many other brands. 

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Early Life

Phil Kessel was born as Philip Joseph Kessel, Jr. on October 2, 1987, to parents Phil Kessel and Kathy Kessel. He grew up in his birthplace Madison, WI, the USA along with his siblings Amanda Kessel and Blake Kessel.

He was raised in a family of athletes and started his youth hockey at his hometown of Madison. Phil played his college games for the University of Minnesota. 

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Professional Career

He turned professional in the year 2006 and started his career with Boston Bruins and played three seasons with Boston Bruins. Kessel showed outstanding performance while playing for the Boston Bruins.

During 2009 season, he was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs and played the majority of his NHL career with Toronto Maple Leafs. Later he started his career with Pittsburg and played there until 2019 season. 

Currently, he plays for Arizona Coyotes and also showed his excellence in the Intl. Games. He participated and performed in the 2010 Winter Olympics where he performed in six games. Moreover, Phil scored five goals and three assists in the 2014 Winter Olympics. 

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