Justin Abdelkader Biography

Published On Jan 04, 2018
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Justin Abdelkader was born on 25 February 1987, to an American parent, Joseph and Sheryl Abdelkader in Muskegon, Michigan, the U.S. Talking about his nationality, he is an American citizen and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. He attended Churchill Elementary School and graduated from Mona Shores High School. 

Justin Abdelkader was drafted by Detroit Red Wings in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft in 42nd overall. He made his professional NHL debut against Columbus Blue. He helped his club to win the Stanley Cup. He scored  24 goals for the Wings in the 2008–09 season and was regarded one of the team's best players. He played in 50 games for the club scoring three goals during the 2009-10 season.

Abdelkader made his senior international debut as the captain of the team at the 2014 IIHF World Championship 2014. He finished the tournament scoring three goals and assists appearing in seven games. He too represented the United States at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. He played three games scoring a goal in the tournament.

Taking a look at his affairs and relationship, he is a married man. He is married to his longterm girlfriend Julie Leshkevich. After several years of their relationship, the couple got engaged in November 2016. Later, after a year, the couple announced themselves as husband and wife in a ceremony held in his hometown. The couple doesn't have any children yet. Apart from his love life, his zodiac sign is Pisces. He has a perfect height of 6 feet 2 inch.

Justin Abdelkader is a wealthy man. He currently receives an annual salary of $4 million; a million dollar more than the fellow hockey player Paul Kariya from the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $30 million. His recent market value is recorded to be $15 Million.

 

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Born on 25 February 1987

February 25 , 1987

Justin Abdelkader was born on 25 February 1987, to an American parent,  Joseph and Sheryl Abdelkader in Muskegon, Michigan, the U.S. Talking about his nationality, he is an American citizen and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.

graduated from Mona Shores High School.

2005

Justin Abdelkader attended Churchill Elementary School for his secondary education and further graduated from Mona Shores High School in 2005. While at his high school he was awarded M.r Hockey Award.

 

Drafted by Detroit Red Wings

2005

Justin Abdelkader was drafted by Detroit Red Wings in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft in 42nd overall. He made his professional NHL debut against Columbus Blue.

debuted in Senior international team

2014

Abdelkader made his senior international debut as the captain of the team at the 2014 IIHF World Championship 2014. He finished the tournament scoring three goals and assists appearing in seven games. 

got engaged to Julie Leshkevich

2016

Justin Abdelkader got engaged to his longterm loving girlfriend Julie Leshkevich in November 2016. The couple started dating from 2012 after meeting each other in a party held b his wife's friend

married his partner Julie Leshkevich

July 26 , 2017

After a year of their engagement, the couple announced themselves as husband and wife getting married in a ceremony on July 26, 2017, held in his hometown, in Muskegon, Michigan.

Estimated net worth around $30 million

2018

As of 2017, he has an estimated net worth of $30 million in 2017 including all of his properties and assets. His recent market value is recorded to be $15 Million.