Travis Zajac Biography

( 1985 - )
February 21, 2019
First published on:February 21, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Travis Zajac

Date of Birth: 1985, May 13
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Name Travis Zajac
Birth Place Winnipeg, Canada
Famous Name Travis Zajac
Father Tom Zajac
Mother Trish Zajac
Net Worth $30 million
Salary $5,750,000
Contract 8 year / $46,000,000
Career Earnings $44,512,356
Weight 93 kg (205)
Position in Team Center
Current team New Jersey Devils
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession ice hockey player
Currently Working For New Jersey Devils
Married to Nicole Hekle
Children three children

Travis Zajac is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Travis Zajac currently plays for the New Jersey Devils as their Center. Travis Zajac has played for other teams like Canada's National Team.


As a Center, Travis Zajac reportedly earns around $5,750,000 as his yearly salary from New Jersey Devils. Further, he has an estimated net worth of over $30 million. Travis is married to his girlfriend Nicole Hekle and has three children.

Travis Zajac's Net Worth, Contract, and Salary

As of 2019, Travis Zajac has an estimated net worth of over $30 million which is comparable to that of Keith Yandle. He reportedly signed an eight-year contract worth of $46,000,000 contract with New Jersey Devils.

Travis has an average salary of $5,750,000 annually and so far he has made earnings of $44,512,356 from his entire NHL career.

Before signing the eight-year contract, he was signed to a contract for four-years on July 22, 2009, which was worth $15.5 million with New Jersey Devils. In addition to this, Travis signed his first contract with the New Jersey Devils which is worth $2.952million for three years on April 13, 2006.

Travis Zajac's Bio and Early Life

Travis Zajac was born on May 13, 1985, in Winnipeg, Canada to parents Tom Zajac and Trish Zajac. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnic group.

Travis has three brothers Drac, Kelly, and Norman with whom he spent his childhood.  Moreover, he played college hockey for the University of Michigan where he played alongside Jonathan Toews.

Travis Zajac's Girlfriend, Married, and Personal Life

Travis Zajac married his lovely girlfriend Nicole Hekle on August 15, 2009. The couple got married after being in an affair for a long time since their college days.

The couple, who has been married for about a decade, is blessed with three children, the first child is a son named Zenon Nathan Zajac, and other two daughters. 

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Travis' wife Nicole is also an ice hockey player who played in the 2007 NCAA National Collegiate Women’s Ice Hockey Tournament and also served as a captain.

Currently, Travis is living a happy married life with his wife and three children since there is no news about their divorces on media. Travis Zajac is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

Talking about his body stats, he has a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 93 kilograms.

Travis Zajac's Professional Career

Travis started his NHL career with the New Jersey Devils and scored his first goal against Dallas Stars in the 2006-07 season. Travis is playing for the Devils since 2004 and played alongside famous linebacker Hayes Pullard.


His current contract is for eight years which was extended on January 16, 2013, and also he recorded his 1st career hattrick against Panthers. Besides his NHL career, he also played for the GTeam Canada in the 2009 IIHF World Championship.

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