Roman Josi Biography

( 1990 - )
February 13, 2019
First published on:December 10, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Roman Josi

Date of Birth: 1990, June 1
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Switzerland
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Roman Josi
Birth Place Bern, Switzerland
Famous Name Roman Josi
Horoscope Gemini
Father Peter Josi
Mother Doris Josi
Net Worth about $24 million dollars
Salary $5,250,000
Past Team SC Bern
Siblings Yannick Josi
Weight 91 kg
Coworker Mark Dekanich, Devan Dubnyk, Mike Dunham, Dan Ellis, Eric Fichaud, etc
Position in Team captain
No. of Siblings 1
Current team Nashville Predators
Nationality Swiss
Profession professional ice hockey defenceman
Famous for ice hockey
Started career as ice hockey player
Currently Working For Nashville Predators
Wife profession model
Girlfriend Ellie Ottaway

Roman Josi is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenceman who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Roman Josi currently plays for the Nashville Predators as their captain. Roman Josi has played for other teams like SC Bern.


As a captain, Roman Josi reportedly earns around $5,250,000 as his yearly salary from Nashville Predators. Further, Roman Josi has an estimated net worth of over about $24 million dollars.

Roman Josi's Salary and Net Worth

As of 2019, Roman Josi has an estimated net worth of over about $24 million dollars. Currently, under 7 years $28,000,000 contract with the Nashville Predators, he Josi will earn a base salary of $5,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,000,000 in the 2018-19 season.

Apart from his financial earnings, his other properties include a house in Forest Hills worth $2.37 million.

Other than being a famous NBA captain, Roman Josi is pretty famous in social media. He has 102k Instagram followers and 33.5k Twitter followers.

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Roman Josi Girlfriend and Personal Life

Roman Josi is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Ellie Ottaway. He posts photos of him and Ellie together on his Instagram page from time to time. They both seem to be happy with each other.

His girlfriend Ellie is a model signed to Wilhelmina Models and also serves for The Block Agency in Tennessee. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Business from Belmont University in 2014.

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Roman Josi is a handsome man whereas Ellie is a beautiful model. So. they are quite a perfect match for each other. The couple has been dating for a long time and their relationship is going on strong. But they haven't exchanged their vows yet.

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Roman Josi's Early Life

Roman Josi was born on June 1, 1990, in Bern, Switzerland to parents, Peter Josi and Doris Josi. As per his nationality, he is Swiss. Further, his star sign is Gemini. He grew up along with his siblings, Yannick Josi.

There is no information regarding his educational background.

Roman Josi's Professional Life

Roman Josi started his ice hockey career with SC Bern in 2006. He was later selected by the Nashville Predators in the second round, 38th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. However, he joined the Predators' organization during the 2010-11 season.

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Roman Josi scored his first NHL goal against Dan Ellis of the Anaheim Ducks. Due to NHL lockout, he began his 2012-13 season with SC Bern along with other players like John Tavares and Mark Streit. In 2013, he returned and played with the Predators. Eventually, he scored a career-high four points (two goals and two assists) against the Dallas Stars.

CAPTION: Roman Josi playing for the Nashville Predators SOURCE: Ontheforecheck

Josi had his career high year during the 2014-15 season with a total of 55 points and finished in the top five for the Norris Trophy vote. Following year, he again finished in the top five for the Norris Trophy vote. He was selected as an alternate captain along with James Neal during the 2016-17 season and was named the eight captain of the Predators before the start of the season.

CAPTION: Roman Josi playing as the Nashville Predators' captain SOURCE: ESPN

Josi played at the 2007 and 2008 IIHF World U18 Championships, 2007, 2008 and 2009 IIHF World U20 Championship, the 2009 Ice Hockey World Championship and the 2010 Winter Olympics, representing Switzerland. Further, he was selected to play for Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup. He won his second silver medal at the 2018 IIHF World Championship in Denmark.

Facts and stats of Roman Josi

Roman Josi is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous NHL star is 6 ft 1 inch in height and weighs around 91 kg.

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