Jonathan Toews Net Worth 2018, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

Jonathan Toews Net Worth 2018, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife

Jonathan Toews is a known pro ice hockey player from Canada. He is Chicago Blackhawker captain at the NHL (National Hockey League).

Early years

He was born as Jonathan Bryan Toews on April 29, 1988 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

His father Bryan is an electrician who worked at the University of Maritoba and his mother Andree Gilbert was the finance director in a credit company in Winnipeg. After Toews became popular and rich, she became his media relations director. His father also stopped working and is helping him with his career.

Toews is bilingual: he speaks both English (his father’s native language) and French (mother’s native language).

In 2003, he was chosen for the amateurs league by Tri-City Americans but he chose to stay at Shattuck – Saint Mary’s.

After that he joined the College hockey team and gave them a boost since his awesome play helped the college team to return their former glory.

He gained a scholarship at the University of North Dakota and played there for two seasons. He was an alternate captain for the team in the last season.

He has a younger brother David who was a student at the University of North Dakota just as he was. They have a great relationship.

In 2007 he and one of his North Dakota teammates were caught during the overuse of alchohol (as minors) and they pleaseded guilty at those charges. They were both put on probation. This decision to plead guilty saved his career.

His college won „Broadmoor Cup“ and he was named the most valuable player during the whole tournament.

Career development

After only two college years, he joined Blackhawks and signed a contract on three years.

In 2006, he was picked by the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL Draft.

He joined the team and was soon nominated for the Rookie of the Year award.

In 2008/2009 season he became the 2nd youngest captain ever in the NHL history, only 20 years old at that time.

Although he had a knee injury in 2008, he still managed to be the best rookie in the team. He was nominated for the „Calder Memorial Trophy“ as the Rookie of the year in NHL.

He carried out his first hat trick in 2009. The same year, he received a very serious hit from the defense which caused a slight concussion. He was put to side for several games until his health improved.

He stayed with Blackhawks after he signed an extension of his contract with $6 million year salary.

In 2010, his team won the Stanley Cup (which was the first Stanley since 1961 for this team) and Toews became one of the youngest captains to win this cup.

He is known as the youngest player ever who was received in the Triple Gold Club (he had an Olympic gold, Stanley Cup and World championship won).

He became the cover player for a video game released by EA Sports in 2010. It was called „NHL 11“. His teammate Patrick Kane was on the cover of „NHL 10“ game.

He was on the player’s list for 2012 All-Star game but he was injured and missed it.

Jonathan finally returned to his best form in 2013 when his team showed great game improvement and won the President’s Trophy.

He gained the Frank J. Selke Trophy award as the best defensive Player in NHL.

In 2013, he was again the finalist for the Selke Trophy.

In 2014, he signed another contract with his team, Blackhawk, on an 8 year period.

He received the Mark Messier Leadership Award in 2015 Stanley Cup which Blackhawk won.

The same year he received „ The Best NHL Player“ award.

He is the owner of 6 gold and 1 silver medals: from 2005 in Alberta to 2014 in Sochi. Two of them are Olympic medals.

His hometown of Winnipeg named a northern lake after him to honour his great hockey success. He is always welcomed there as a hero.

They renamed the towns Community Centre to Jonathan Toews Community Centre.

He also received the Keys to the City from the mayor.

Personal life

His girlfriend, Lindsey Vecchione, comes from Chicago and is a very beautiful and popular model. She was Miss Illinois in 2009.

Today she works on „The Smoking Jacket“ site which is a new Playboy “safe-for-work” website and she enjoys all the attention she is getting there.

Vecchione is a known model and she posed for Playboy and many other magazines during her career. She wanted to become a Playboy Bunny but hasn’t succeeded.

She was born in Chicago so she is a big fan of Chicago Blackhawks, where her boyfriend (soon to be husband) plays.

She is his biggest fan, as a Chicago native girl.

Quick summary

Full name: Jonathan Bryan Toews

Date of birth: April 29, 1988

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Age: 30

Profession: hockey player

Height: 188 cm

Weight: 91 kgs

Net Worth: $5 million

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