William Nylander Married, Family, Net Worth

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William Nylander Married, Family, Net Worth

Swedish ice hockey player William Nylander rose to fame in the world of hockey at a mere age of 16. He was lucky enough to debut in the Swedish Hockey league-Allsvenskan alongside his hockey star father, Michael Nylander in February 2013.

The very same year, he won a gold medal for representing Sweden at the World U-17 Hockey Tournament.

Following the success, he was drafted as the eighth overall in the first round by Toronto Maple Leafs at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Family, Parents, Age

William - age 23 - was born on 1 May 1996 in Calgary, Canada to former professional ice hockey player father Michael Nylander and mother, Camilla. He is the eldest among his parents' six children.

In the Nylander family, sports is a family affair. William is not the only sports star in the family. His younger brother Alexander Nylander is also a rising star in hockey - who was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

The two brothers would always argue about who would get picked higher; but coincidentally, Alex also got selected in the eight-slot.

William Nylander (right) with his younger brother Alexander Nylander in September 2018 (Photo: William's Instagram)

Just like the two brothers, their sister Stephanie is also into sports. However, unlike her brothers, Stephanie chose tennis and is aiming just as high as her brothers reached in hockey.

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Coming from such a sports-oriented family, William's success in the sport does not come as a surprise. Moreover, the star player credits a massive portion of his success to his supportive family.

Is William Nylander Married or Single?

William - who boasts an astounding height of 6 feet (1.82m) with a complimenting weight of 88 kgs - is an attractive guy. With his incredibly good looks, pleasing personality and a rising career in sports, he is admired by many. It's no wonder that his relationship and dating affairs are one of the most talked-about topics surrounding the young athlete.

To his fan's dismay, the young sports star has not disclosed many details about his personal life. 

While, William is not yet a married guy, his relationship with his Swedish girlfriend Philippa Soderberg has made it to the internet news multiple times. However, William has never personally confirmed or denied involvement. 

Net Worth/ Nationality

Despite his Canadian nationality, William made a huge name for himself in European hockey as his family lived in Sweden for a long time. As of now, he is affiliated with the Toronto Maple Leafs in a six-year contract since December 2018. 

William wanted to sign a long term deal to stay in Toronto, and after a long negotiation, the contract was finally signed with an amount of $41.77 million.

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After signing the lucrative deal, the young hockey star will pocket an annual salary of $6.9 million.

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