|Birth Date||6 October 1994|
|Birth Place||Omaha, Nebraska, U.S|
|Profession||Professional Ice Hockey Player|
|Net Worth||$13 million|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
Jake Guentzel is an American professional left winger for the Pittsburg Penguins of the National Hockey League. He was drafted by the Penguins the 77th overall in the third round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. In 2017 Guentzel won the Stanley Cup. His playstyle earned him great achievements in his hockey career. He has won many awards and trophies during his ice hockey plays. He finished 2nd in the 2012 MN State Hockey Tournament after playing for 2 years at the Hill Murray School in Minnesota before committing to the University of Nebraska-Omaha after his senior year.
During his freshman year, he was named to the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team, the NCHC All-Conference Rookie, and the finalist for the NCHC Rookie of the Year. Jake Guentzel guided the Mavericks to their first showing in the Frozen Four during his sophomore year. On August 27, 2015, he was named as the co-captain along with Brian Cooper after a vote by the team.
Jake Guentzel Net Worth (2022)
Jake Guentzel is argued to have a net worth of $13 million in 2022. He signed a 5-year contract with the Pittsburg Penguins worth $30,000,000 million along with $30,000,000 million guaranteed while carrying an average salary of $6,000,000 million. In 2022-23 Guentzel is earning a base salary of $5,000,000 million while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000 million, as per spotrac.com. From all the total 7 seasons he had played, Guentzel has an accumulated salary of $26,202,500 million with an included signing bonus of $277,500.
Jake Guentzel NHL Career
Jake Guentzel began his 2016-17 season with the Penguins AHL affiliate team, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. On November 21, 2016, he made his NHL debut against the New York Rangers where he scored 2 goals on his first two shots, but unfortunately, the team lost the game 5-2. He scored a hat trick in a game-winning goal in OT against the Columbus Blue Jackets on 16th April 2017. In June 2017 he won the Stanley Cup in a defeat to the Nashville Predators in 6 games.
He had a career-high of 48 points in 82 games and helped the Penguins grab a seat in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. During the first round of the playoffs, Jake Guentzel recorded 4 goals in an 8-5 against the Philadelphia Flyers. He scored his second regular-season hat trick in a 7-4 win against the Anaheim Ducks in January 2019. He put up 20 goals and 43 points in 39 games for the Penguins in the 2020 NHL All-Star Game. on December 30, 2019, Guentzel recorded his 200th career point game against the Ottawa Senators.
Jake Guentzel Endorsements
After joining the Penguins Jake Guentzel signed a $2,775,000 million entry-level contract for 3 years and further signed up an extension of $30 million for 5-years with the Pittsburg Penguins. Apart from his signing with the team and getting rewarded for his achievements, there are no mentions of him signing any endorsement contracts. Even if he has, Guentzel didn’t share any details regarding them.
Jake Guentzel Wife
Jake Guentzel married his long-time girlfriend Natalie Johnson on 30th July 2021. Like Guentzel, Natalie is also involved with sports. She is a part of the Ohama women’s soccer team and plays as a midfielder. Though it’s true that the duo has been enjoying a good relationship for quite a long time before getting married, they are similarly private people. They don’t reveal much about their personal life aside from a few pictures. Natalie and Guentzel got married on 30th July 2021.
Q. Is Jake Guentzel married?
Yes, Jake Guentzel got married to his long-time girlfriend Natalie Johnson on 30th July 2021.
Q. What is Jake Guentzel’s net worth?
He earns a net worth of $13 million approximately.
Q. What is Jake Guentzel’s jersey number?
Jake Guentzel wears the number 59.
Q. When did Jake Guentzel join the Pittsburg Penguins?
Jake Guentzel joined the Penguins during the 2015-16 season after getting drafted 2013 NHL Entry Draft.