Valtteri Filppula Biography

( 1984 - )
March 18, 2019
First published on:March 18, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Valtteri Filppula

Date of Birth: 1984, March 20
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Finland
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Valtteri Filppula
Birth Place Vantaa, Finland
Famous Name Valtteri Filppula
Horoscope Pisces
Father Raineri Filppula
Mother Liisa Filppula
Net Worth $30 million
Salary $2,750,000
Past Team Jokerit, Detroit Red Wings, Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers
Contract 1 year $2.75 million
Career Earnings $43,498,780
Weight 84 kg
Position in Team Center
Current team New York Islanders
Nationality Finnish
Ethnicity White
Profession ice hockey player
Currently Working For New York Islanders
Married to Jordan Falcusan

Valtteri Filppula is a Finnish professional ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Valtteri Filppula currently plays for the New York Islanders as their Center. Valtteri Filppula has played for other teams like Jokerit, Detroit Red Wings, Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers.

 

Valtteri is married to his gorgeous girlfriend Jordan Falcusan since 2017. As of 2019, Valtteri Filppula reportedly earns around $2,750,000 as his yearly salary from New York Islanders. Further, Valtteri Filppula has an estimated net worth of over $30 million.

Valtteri Filppula's Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Valtteri Filppula has an estimated net worth of over $30 million. He reportedly signed a year $2.75 million with New York Islanders on July 1, 2018. Valtteri has an average salary of $2,750,000 annually and Filppula so far has made earnings of $43,498,780 from his entire NHL career.

Year Salary/ Earnings
2014-2015 $5,000,000
2015-2016 $6,000,000
2016-2017 $1,111,120
2016-2017 $3,888,880
2017-2018 $5,000,000
2018-2019 $2,750,000

The contract includes a guaranteed sum of around $2,750,000 along with a cap hit of around $2,750,000. Johnny Boychuk is also among the list of the highest paid players of team Islanders with an annual average salary of around $6 million.

Besides Filppula financial earnings, his personal assets include home and cars. Moreover, he earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Valtteri Filppula's Married and Personal Life

Valtteri Filppula got married to his girlfriend Jordan Falcusan in 2017 in a lavish wedding ceremony in front of family and friends.

CAPTION: Valtteri Filppula with his wife SOURCE: fabwags.com

His girlfriend is a native of Plymouth, Michigan and studied at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Texas A&M University. She played soccer for the university team. She majored in sports management and also worked in the past at Eurosport as a Marketing Manager.

Valtteri dated his girlfriend for a very long time before getting married to her. Furthermore, Filppula is living a happy married life with his spouse since there are no rumors heard of their separation until now.

The Famous NHL star is 6 feet in height and weighs around 84 kilograms. Valtteri Filppula is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual.

Valtteri Filppula's Bio and Early Life

Valtteri Filppula was born on 20 March 1984, in Vantaa, Finland to parents Raineri Filppula and Liisa Filppula. He spent his childhood along with his older brother Ilari.

As per his nationality, he is Finnish and belongs to the White ethnic group and his star sign is Pisces. The detailed information regarding his educational qualifications isn't available on the media.

Valtteri Filppula's Professional Career

Valtteri Filppula started his professional NHL career after being drafted in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Detroit Red Wings and played with the Wings team until 2012.

After ending his contract with the Detroit, he started playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013 where he signed his five-year contract. Later on, in 2017, he was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Mark Streit. During his career with the Flyers, he played alongside Travis Konecny.

In 2018, he was left free agent and was signed by the New York Islanders and is currently playing along with Andrew Ladd.


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