John Tavares

John Tavares

John Tavares
Quick Facts About John Tavares
Celebrated Name John Tavares
Age 32 years old
Nick Name Johnny Toronto
Birth Name John Tavares
Birth Date 1990-09-20
Gender Male
Profession Ice Hockey Player
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
Father Joe Tavares
Mother Barbara Tavares
sisters Barbara and Laura Tavares
School St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Aryne Fuller
Children 2
Net Worth $17 million
Salary $11,000,000
Height 6 ft
Weight 92 kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color dark brown
Hair Color dark brown
Position centre
Current Team Toronto Maple Leafs

John Tavares, a Canadian Professional Ice Hockey star, is well-known for his ability to anticipate the play and score goals. Tavares was named the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) Rookie of the Year in 2006 and CHL Player of the Year in 2007. In 2009, he finished the season with a career total of 215 goals, breaking Peter Lee's OHL record by two. He is the recipient of the Jack Ferguson Award, Emms Family Award, CHL Player of the Year, and NHL All-Star. 

Who is John Tavares?

John Tavares is a Canadian professional ice hockey center and captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was the part of 2014 Canadian Olympic Hockey Team, winning a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics. He was selected first overall by the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, where he spent nine seasons and served as captain for five seasons.

Tavares begins playing Ice Hockey at the age of seven.  At the age of 8, he played for the Mississauga Braves of the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL). Tavares made his debut in the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League (OPJHL) with the Milton Icehawks when he was only 13, making him one of the youngest players to ever play junior hockey. 

Tavares has represented Canada at five International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF)-sanctioned events, including the 2010 and 2011 World Championships. At the under-20 level, he won gold medals at the 2008 and 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. He was named the most valuable player of the 2009 tournament after scoring eight goals and 15 points in six games. 

What nationality is John Tavares?

John Tavares was born on 20th September 1990 in Mississauga, historically known as Toronto Township, a city in the Canadian province of Ontario. Her birth name is John Tavares. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His star sign is Virgo. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Tavares was born into a middle-class sports-loving family. His father's name is Joe Tavares while his mother's name is Barbara Tavares. He has two sisters: Barbara and Laura Tavares. His maternal grandparents, Bolesław and Josephine Kowal, immigrated from Poland to Sudbury, Ontario, and his paternal grandparents Manuel and Dorotea Tavares immigrated from Portugal to Toronto, Ontario.

Growing up in Oakville, Ontario, Tavares attended the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School. It was here that he was first exposed to minor hockey through the Minor Oaks Hockey Association. Tavares also played soccer and lacrosse. 

Who is John Tavares' wife?

John Tavares is married to his wife Aryne Fuller. The blonde beauty graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a master's in Rehabilitation Therapy & Physiotherapy from Queen's University in Ontario. Before getting married, John Tavares and Aryne Fuller dated for five years finally tying the knot on August 4, 2018, in a lavish wedding ceremony at Peller Estates in front of the household and friends. The couple shares two sons together, namely Jace and Axton.

John Tavares and Aryne Fuller

What is John Tavares's salary?

As of August 2022, the net worth of John Tavares is estimated to be around US $17 million. In July 2018, He signed a 7-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs including a $70 million signing bonus. Tavares rejected higher-paying offers in favor of joining the Maple Leafs, such as the San Jose Sharks, who offered him a seven-year, $91 million contract. The Sharks' contract offer would have made Tavares the highest-paid player in the NHL. As of 2021-22, as a player of the Maple Leafs, he is getting $11,000,000 as a base salary. He also earns additional income from sponsorship deals. 

How tall is John Tavares?

John Tavares is 6 ft 0 inch tall and his body weight is 92 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As an Ice Hockey player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a pair of dark brown eyes. He looks handsome in his short-raised hairstyle which is dark brown in color.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Toronto Maple Leaf's training center for warm-ups and training. 

Facts About John Tavares

  • #1He is one of the NHL’s faster skaters.
  • #2His highly competitive nature often led him to fight with other players.
  • #3He was a ball boy for his uncle's NLL team, the Buffalo Bandits.
  • #4He is very simple in nature.
  • #5His uncle John Tavares is the all-time scoring leader in the National Lacrosse League.
  • #6His hobbies include playing lacrosse and swimming.
  • #7His HCR is 90.
  • #8He ranks among the top three players in NHL.
  • #9His mother is Polish and his father is Portuguese.
  • #10He has a superstitious belief in his hockey stick.