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Hockey Fortune: $88,418,780

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Kris Letang’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $88,418,780 (US $106,929,627 in today's dollars), ranking #47 in NHL / hockey career earnings. Currently under contract for US $20,600,000 for a projected hockey fortune of US $109,018,780.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Kris Letang
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
2007-08 $560,000 $822,957 606
Source(s): NHLPA
2008-09 $685,000 $969,436 566
Source(s): NHLPA
2009-10 $625,000 $887,655 583
In March 2010, signed a four-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins, starting in 2010-11, for $14M.
Source(s): NHLPA / The Globe and Main
2010-11 $3,500,000 $4,890,626 160
Source(s): NHLPA
2011-12 $3,500,000 $4,741,042 189
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $2,048,780 $2,719,036 185
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $3,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $3,500,000 $4,577,825 208
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $7,250,000 $9,331,228 28
Prior to the season, signed a eight-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $58M.
Source(s): NHLPA / Bleacher Report
2015-16 $7,250,000 $9,320,205 33
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $7,250,000 $9,204,096 39
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $7,250,000 $9,012,219 52
Source(s): NHLPA
2018-19 $7,250,000 $8,797,240 52
Source(s): NHLPA
2019-20 $7,250,000 $8,640,675 67
Source(s): NHLPA
2020-21 $7,250,000 $8,535,838 51
Source(s): NHLPA
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the NHL played a 56-game season instead of 82. Base salaries were not pro-rated but 10% of $7,250,000 was deferred and payable in three yearly payments, starting in October 2022, without interests. Escrow for the season was increased to 20% and performance bonuses were pro-rated (amounts and targets to reach).
2021-22 $7,250,000 $8,151,568 62
Source(s): NHLPA
2022-23 $8,000,000 $8,327,981 33
On July 7 2022, signed a six-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for $36.6M: $4M in salary and $4M in signing bonus in 2022-23; $8M in salary in 2023-24; $6.2M in salary in 2024-25; $4.8M in salary in 2025-26; $1M in salary and $3.8M in signing bonus in 2026-27 and 2027-28.
Source(s): NBC Sports / Pierre LeBrun / NHLPA
2023-24 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 68
Source(s): NHLPA / Pierre LeBrun
Career Total: US $88,418,780
(In today's dollars: US $106,929,627)

NHL Rank: 47
(In today's dollars: 68)
Under Contract
2024-25 $6,200,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2025-26 $4,800,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2026-27 $4,800,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
2027-28 $4,800,000
Source(s): Pierre LeBrun
Under contract for: US $20,600,000

Projected fortune at end of contract: US $109,018,780