Phil Kessel has an estimated net worth of around $14 million as of 2022 which he earned through his career as an ice hockey player.
Philip Joseph Kessel Jr. is an American professional ice hockey winger born on October 2, 1987, and an alternate captain for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Phil Kessel is from Verona, Wisconsin. An avid poker player in his free time, Kessel often plays high stakes tournaments, casino cash games, and home games with his teammates. Although able to play Texas hold ’em well, he prefers to play Pot-limit Omaha, a game his father taught him. The entire Kessel family features successful athletes.
Kessel represented the United States in international competition for the first time when his under-17 National Team Development Program squad played at the 2004 World U17 Hockey Challenge finishing fourth. He finished the tournament fourth overall in points and second overall in goals. Kessel graduated from Pioneer High School in 2005. However, because his birthday falls after September 15, he was not eligible for the NHL Entry Draft that year. Later in 2004, Kessel played as an underaged player at the IIHF World U18 Championship, where the U.S. won silver. He finished with ten points (seven goals and three assists) in six games, leading the tournament in goals and being named to the tournament all-star team.
On August 17, 2006, the Bruins announced that they had signed Kessel to a three-year, entry-level contract worth the rookie maximum of $850,000. Kessel was named to the 2007 NHL YoungStars Game in Dallas on January 23, 2007. He recorded a hat-trick (including a powerplay goal, plus the game-winner) and an assist during a 9–8 Eastern Conference victory. Kessel made his debut in senior international competition in 2006, when he competed at the 2006 IIHF World Championship in Riga. He scored one goal and one assist in seven games as the U.S. placed seventh.
Phil Kessel has an estimated net worth of around $14 million as of 2022 which he earned through his career as an ice hockey player. He has signed an 8-year contract of $64 million contracts with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Including a $22.5 million signing bonus, $64 million guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8 million. In the year 2021, he earned a base salary of $1 million. Also signing bonus of $5 million while carrying a cap hit of $6.8 million.