Jamie Benn

Jamie Benn

Jamie Benn: A Brief Biography

Jamie Benn
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Jamie Benn is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is playing for the Dallas Stars in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born on July 18, 1989, in Victoria, British Columbia, he was selected 129th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Benn made his professional debut in the 2009-10 season and quickly established himself as a key player of the Stars. He was named the captain of the team in 2013, making him one of the youngest captains in the league at that time.

Throughout his NHL journey, he has achieved remarkable success, earning various awards, including multiple NHL All-Star Game selections and the Art Ross Trophy in 2015 as the league's leading point scorer. His most significant achievement came when the Dallas Stars won the Stanley Cup championship in 2020 under his captaincy.

Jamie Benn's Personal Information

NameJamie Randolph Benn
Age34 years old ( as of March 2024)
DOBJuly 28, 1989
Mother NameMarie Benn
Father nameBobby Benn
ProfessionIce hockey player
Net Worth$30 million ( estimated)
Height6 feet 2 inches ( 188 cm)
Weight210 lbs (95 kg)
EducationStelly’s Secondary School
Relationship StatusEngaged

Jamie Benn's Early Life

Jamie Benn started his hockey career in his hometown where he played in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). Later, he moved to major junior hockey and played for the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Benn performed exceptionally well in the WHL and ultimately caught the attention of the NHL scouts, leading to his selection by the Dallas Stars in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft as the 129th overall pick.

Jamie Benn's Personal Life

Jamie Benn’s real name is Jamie Randolph Benn and holds Canadian citizenship. Benn grew up in British Columbia where he found his passion in ice hockey. Personally, Benn is a fun-loving guy who likes to travel and spend time with his family and friends. Jamie was born in a Christian family and has Caucasian ethnicity. He attended Stelly's Secondary School as a teenager and his father Bobby brought him his first hockey stick. Other than this, nothing much is known about his personal life.

Jamie Benn's Family Background

Jamie Benn was born on July 18, 1989, in British Columbia to Marie and Bobby Benn. He grew up alongside his older brother Jordie Benn who is also a ice hockey player. Both the brothers once played for the Dallas Stars.

Growing up, Benn wanted to become a lawyer but his father converted his interest to sports. Benn liked skating and started playing ice hockey.

Jamie Benn's Fianceé

Jamie Benn announced his engagement to long-time girlfriend Jassica Bennette in 2022. Jessica is a former football player and is now working as a sales consultant in Dallas. She previously worked in a medical spa for two years.

Moreover, she studied communication at Arizona State University and completed her high school education at Gonzaga University where she studied political science and physiology.

Jamie Benn's Kids

Jamie Benn and Jessica have no kids as of now. The couple is enjoying their engagement phase.

Jamie Benn's Social Media

Jamie Benn has an official Instagram account by the name @jamiebenn14 where he has 182K followers. He keeps posting his pictures with his family, and fiancée.

Jamie Benn's Net Worth

Jamie Benn’s estimated net worth is $30 million as of 2024.

He has earned around 95,694,512 from his hockey career. The major source of his income is his lucrative NHL contracts and others may be from brand deals and investments. Benn is currently under an eight-year, $76,000,000 contract with the Dallas Stars with a cap hit of $9,500,000.

Jamie Benn's Investments

Jamie Benn has not shared any information about his investments in any public sector.

Jamie Benn as a Brand Ambassador

Jamie Benn is associated with brands like CCM, a hockey gear manufacturer company and Gatorade, a sports drink brand. Moreover, he has also appeared in the NHL video game Series advertisements.

Jamie Benn's Career Stats

Jamie Benn's regular season and playoff stats are presented below in a table format for better understanding:

2009–10Dallas StarsNHL8222194145
2010–11Dallas StarsNHL6922345652
2011–12Dallas StarsNHL7126376355
2012–13Dallas StarsNHL4112213340
2013–14Dallas StarsNHL8134457964
2014–15Dallas StarsNHL8235528764
2015–16Dallas StarsNHL8241488964
2016–17Dallas StarsNHL7726436966
2017–18Dallas StarsNHL8236437954
2018–19Dallas StarsNHL7827265356
2019–20Dallas StarsNHL6919203953
2020–21Dallas StarsNHL5211243533
2021–22Dallas StarsNHL8218284688
2022–23Dallas StarsNHL8233457834
NHL total--1030362485847768


2009–10Texas StarsAHL-----
2013–14Dallas StarsNHL64154
2015–16Dallas StarsNHL135101510
2018–19Dallas StarsNHL13281010
2019–20Dallas StarsNHL278111932
2022–23Dallas StarsNHL17381151
NHL total--83233962113

Source: nhl.com

Jamie Benn's Achievements

Jamie Benn has achieved many awards in his hockey career both in WHL and NHL. He made the West's first All-Star team in the 2008-09 season and won the Ed Chynoweth Trophy for leading the Memorial Cup in scoring in 2009. In the NHL, he earned a spot in the NHL All-Star Game in 2012 and 2016. Moreover, he made the NHL First All-Star team in 2014 and 2016.

Apart from that, he won the Art Ross Trophy as the league's leading scorer in 2015 and the prestigious Stanley Cup trophy as the captain of the Dallas Stars in 2020.

Jamie Benn's Contract

Jamie Benn was drafted in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and since then, he has signed three contracts. The first contract he signed was a three-year contract, worth $2,550,000 with the Dallas Stars. The second contract he signed was a five-year contract he signed with the Stars for $26,250,000. Benn is currently under his third contract, which is an eight-year contract worth $76,000,000. The accumulated value of all his contracts stands at $104,800,000.

Jamie Benn's Diet

Jamie Benn prefers eggs, bacon, waffles for a gameday breakfast.

Jamie Benn's House

Jamie Benn lives in Dallas, Texas. However, his exact address is not known.

Originally from British Columbia, He spends his time with his family in Canada during the off-season.

Jamie Benn’s Cars

Jamie Benn has not posted any pictures with his cars on his social media platforms nor has he disclosed any details regarding his car collection, as a result nothing is not known about Jamie Benn's car collection.

FAQ's On Jamie Benn

A. Jamie Benn has only one season left on his contract. He signed the contract in July 2016 and is set to become a free agent after the 2023-24 season.

 A. Jamie Benn plays as winger and also serves as a captain for the Dallas Stars in the National Hockey League (NHL).

 A. Jamie Benn is 34 years old presently (as of March 2024).

 A. Jamie Benn is set to make a salary of $6,500,000 including $5,500,000 as signing bonus and $1,000,000 as base salary for the 2023-24 season.

 A. Jamie Benn won the Stanley Cup as a captain of the Dallas Stars in 2020.

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