Christopher Robert Pronger is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who was a senior advisor of hockey operations for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League. In 2022, Chris Pronger's net worth is estimated to be $70 million dollars.
March 29, 2022
Words by Matthew Taylor
Est. Range $54M - $86M
Chris Pronger was a professional hockey player who played for several teams over his career. He was considered one of the best players in the game and was even named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in history. However, he was also considered one of the dirtiest players in the game and was suspended multiple times. He was forced to retire early due to injuries.
How long would it take you to earn as much as Chris Pronger?
The average salary for athletes in the United States is around $49,143 per year. Not however, if you play in the NBA where the average salary is projected to be around $8 million this year. Even then, though, earnings vary greatly. While some of the top players (we’re looking at you, Stephen Curry) earned over $45 million last year, others didn’t even reach the million-dollar mark.
All sports aren’t created equal though and basketball doesn’t even make the top five highest earning sports. Ice hockey, tennis and soccer stars round out the top three, with athletes in those sports able to build a huge amount of wealth from their appearance fees alone.
Still, there’s always ways for athletes to increase their earnings. UFC fighter Conor McGregor managed to be the top earning athlete in 2021, but a sizeable amount of his income was due the sale of his majority stake in Irish whiskey distiller Proper No. Twelve. However, opportunities for athletes go well beyond business deals.
As is the case with actors, musicians and other celebrities, the golden ticket to building an athlete’s net worth tends to lie in endorsements, sponsorships and selling their name (and often photos) wherever they can. Athletes have to be careful about what they do and say though… more than a few athletes have lost their product endorsements and been dropped by a brand over a scandal or unwise comment.
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