John Gibson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Jun, 2017
Facts of John Gibson
Date of Birth: 1993 , July-14
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name John Gibson
Father Jack Gibson
Mother Sue Gibson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Ethnicity white
Profession ice hockey player
Net Worth $3 million
Weight in KG 103 kg
Girlfriend Alexa Delgreco
Awards William M. Jennings Trophy
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Synopsis

Professionally accomplished, John Gibson is a renowned ice hockey player. He is a professional ice hockey goaltender who currently plays for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He also represented team North America at the World Cup of Hockey 2016.

Early Life & Education

Gibson was born on July 14, 1993, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Regarding nationality, he is American and belonging to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer.

He was born to Jack Gibson and Sue Gibson. He also has a brother.

Career

From his early age, Gibson has shown huge interest towards the hockey. He used to play hockey along with his friends in the backyard of his house.

 In 2012-13, he was selected to represent the United States at the 2013 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. Throughout, the championship he serves as the primary goaltender and named tournament All-Star Team as well as honored by tournamentís most valuable player.

Gibson also manages to win the bronze medal at the 2013 IIHF World Championships by along with the Team USA (senior squad).

Gibson made his professional debut by playing with Norfolk Admirals, affiliate with the Anaheim Ducks where he played alongside Steve Montador.

On April 7, 2014, Gibson made his NHL debut with Ducks. He was replaced in the place of Frederick Andersen. His first NHL win came with a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks. While doing so, he was the first youngest NHL goaltender who records a shutout in NHL debut since the Daren Puppa (Buffalo Sabres) participated and performed in the 1985-86 season. 

The Ducks announced that they signed John Gibson to a three-year contract on 21st of September 2015, worth reportedly of $6.9 million. 

Personal Life

John is unmarried. He does not have a wife in his life. He recently celebrated his engagement after having an affair with his girlfriend. On Saturday, August 13, 2016, he got engaged to his girlfriend Alexa Delgreco. They celebrated their engagement ceremony at 4.30 pm on Parents House, Pittsburgh, PA, United States. According to their current plan, their wedding will be happening on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

John's girlfriend Alexa was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her graduation from Seton-LaSalle High School in 2001. Later on, she received a degree with a B.A (Accounting) from Washington and Jefferson College. During her college years, she was a prominent basketball player. She is a former model too.

Gibson has reached the age of 23 now. He has a perfect height of 6 ft 3 inch, which is around 191 cm. He has a weight of 226 lb (103) kg.

Net Worth

Hockey players are earning a good amount of salary these days. Gibson is earning an extraordinary salary. His salary boosted his net worth so well. As of 2016, his salary was $685,000. He has the whopping net worth of $3 million. Last season he was paid around $1.5 million as salary. Currently, he receives $2.1 million every year.

He extended his contract for 3 more seasons worth $6.9 million, so he will now receive 3.3 million as salary.

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