Ryan Ellis

by Blanco 23 Aug,2021
Ryan Ellis
Body Stats
Weight in KG 82 kg kg
Weight 82 kg
Personal Info
  • Father Jim Ellis
  • No. of Twitter Followers 101+
  • Past Team Nashville Predators
  • Mother Mary Lou
  • Birth Name Ryan James Ellis
  • Net Worth $2 million - $5 million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Siblings A sister
  • Salary $6.25 million
  • Married to Kaitlyn Lanthier
  • Birth Country Freelton, Ontario, Canada
  • No. of Siblings 1
  • Famous Name Ryan Ellis
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Position in Team Defenceman
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Current team Philadelphia Flyers
  • Religion Christanity
  • Profession Professional Ice Hockey Player
  • Currently Club Philadelphia Flyers

Ryan Ellis is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers in National Hockey League. He plays as an offensive defenceman and is a three times national gold medalist.

The former Nashville Predators man is a fast skater and super-skilled stickhandler. He has been named the Canadian Hockey League Player of the Year in 2011.

Early Life and Bio

Ryan James Ellis was born on January 3, 1991, in Freelton, Ontario, Canada, to Jim Ellis and Mary Lou. Ryan started studying at Balaclava Public School and Waterdown High School after it. He later attended St. Anne High School.

YoungYoung Ryan Ellis in Nashville Predators SOURCE: HFBoards

A brilliant hockey player from childhood, Ellis joined a club from Belmont, Ontario, at age four. Jim arranged the facilities for his son to train properly. He also played for Mississauga and Cambridge Hawks at the midget level.

Ryan is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 180 lbs. The Philadelphia Flyers #4 has been one of the most crucial players for the team. The talented defenseman is known as the power specialist.


Ryan started his junior career at Windsor Spitfires back in 2007. He scored 15 goals in about 63 games and got named to the Ontario Hockey League. He was also named OHL Defenceman for the month of October.

RyanRyan Ellis in the Nashville Predators SOURCE: Fast Philly Sports

Nashville Predators got their man Ryan in the 2009 NHL Draft. Despite his small height, he proved all his haters wrong. He got acknowledged by the great ice-hockey legends. Predators resigned their defenseman to an eight-year $50 million contract. 

On July 17, 2021, Philadelphia Flyers got Ryan for the replacement for  Phillipe Myers and  Nolan Patrick.

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Ryan Ellis Wife, Marriage, and Children

Ryan is a married man. He is married to his long-time girlfriend, Kaitlyn Lanthier. They started dating each other when Ryan was in Nashville playing. They disclosed their relationship on social media back in 2009.

RyanRyan Ellis and Kaitlyn Lanthier SOURCE: Tumblr @NHL Wags & Babies

Ryan and Kaitlyn share a fun and close relationship with each other. Kaitlyn has always been an ice hockey fan. She loves to support his husband in every up and down of life. The biggest critic and fan of Ellis is none other than his wife, Lanthier.

Ryan Ellis Net Worth (Career Earnings and Salary)

The high-profile Philadelphia defenceman has signed an eight-year contract with the Flyers for a whopping $50 million. He has a salary of $6.25 million per year. That's one of the highest salary caps in the NHL.

RyanRyan Ellis reacting to the NHL Teams trading SOURCE: Hockey Rumours

Ryan has sponsorship deals with many big brands in Canada. The companies pay a handsome sum of money to the former Nashville man. He is also planning to start a youtube channel.

The net worth of Ryan Ellis is estimated to be around $2 million- $5 million.

Awards and Honors

  • `2008 World U-17 Hockey Challenge Gold Medalist
  • IHF World U18 Championship Gold Medalist
  • 2x Silver Medalist in World Junior Championships
  • 2016 Russia Championships Gold Medalist



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