Kris Letang Biography

Kris Letang Letang
( 1987 - )
May 13, 2018
First published on:May 13, 2018

Facts of Kris Letang Biography

Date of Birth: 1987 April 24
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet
Gender: Male

Kris Letang is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He plays in the position of defense wearing a jersey number 58 alongside, Patric Hornqvist, Derick Brassard, Justin Schultz and so on. Prior to Penguins, he played for the Junior ice-hockey team, Val-dOr Foreurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for almost three seasons.

 

Kris Letang is married to his longtime dated girlfriend, Catherine Laflamme. The couple is blessed with a son, Alexander. Well, stay with us to know more about this talented hockey player's personal life, career, salary, net worth and much more.

Kris Letang Early Life and Career 

Kristopher Allen Letang better known by the name Kris Letang was born on 24th April 1987, in Montreal, Quebec, to Canadian parents. Regarding his nationality, Letang is Canadian and is of white ethnicity.

[ CAPTION: Pittsburgh Penguins Defenceman, Kris Letang ][ SOURCE: Pressform ]

Kris Letang started playing ice-hockey since his tender age. In the beginning, he played with the Junior Hockey team, Val-dOr Foreurs for almost three seasons. At that time, he set the record of 32 points making himself to the QMJHL and CHL All-Rookie Team.

Later on, he made his NHL debut with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2006-2007 season. Ever since he has been serving for the team Penguins.

Youtube: Kris Letang career highlights

Throughout his NHL career, Letang has also collected numbers of awards including Stanley Cup, NHL All-Star, Prince of Wales Trophy, NHL YoungStars Game and so on.

Kris Letang Personal Life 

Kris Letang married to his long-term dated girlfriend, Catherine Laflamme on 18th July 2015, in Montreal. The couple is blessed with a son, Alexander. Moreover, the husband and wife are expecting for the second child which came to know after the couple announced via their Instagram accounts.

[ CAPTION: Husband and wife, Kris Letang and Catherine Laflamme an ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]
[ CAPTION: Catherine Laflamme, Kris wife expecting for the second ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

The couple has been living together for several years and still, they share a happy life. They have not involved in any extra affairs and neither any serious conflict has occurred between the couple which would lead to the divorce.

Besides, the pair gives equal time to their career as well as to their love life. They often post pictures of themselves hanging out in different places on their Instagram account. 

Kris Letang Net Worth

Kris's who has been playing as a defenseman for the Pittsburgh Penguins has the net worth of $22 million. Similarly, he receives a salary of $7.25 million per year from the Penguins.

At the beginning of his Ice-hockey career, he used to make $262,000 as salary from the Pittsburgh. In $2008, he received $600,000, $625,000 in 2009 and $2 million in 2012, and so on.

[ CAPTION: Kristopher Letang Range Rover ][ SOURCE: Taddlr ]
[ CAPTION: Kris Letang T-Rex Car ][ SOURCE: Youtube ]

The talented player also owns numbers of cars including Range Rover and T-Rex car. The price of cars is in the thousands of dollars.  

May 13, 2018
First published on:May 13, 2018
by dd-rabin


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