Matt Gilroy is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers of the National League. His dad inspired him to pursue his dreams and work hard for it.
Matt Gilroy was born in the year 1984 on July 24. His hometown is North Bellmore, New York. He holds an American Nationality, and ice hockey is his profession.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Starting off with a minor ice hockey team in 1998, he made slow and steady steps to the junior hockey team and then became the captain of the terriers leading the team to win their third Beanpot championship in four years en route to the Frozen Four Tournament. On April 10, 2009, Gilroy was announced as the winner of the 2009 Hobey Baker Award.
On April 17, 2009, he signed a contract of $3.5 million with the New York Rangers while he was with Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks. Moreover, in the next years, his career took a major leap signing contract with Tampa Bay Lightning in 2011, Connecticut Whale, in 2012, Rangers in 2013. He was released to a free agency by Rangers, leading him to sign to Florida Panthers for the 2014 season. He was then signed to many other teams, and finally, in the year 2018 on May 15, he was signed to SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers of the National League.
As of his net worth, it is estimated to be $1 Million.
Married To Wife, Jenny Taft
Matt and Jenny have been married since July 2016, and the couples choose to keep their wedding very private. Jenny is a famous TV presenter and both the couple hasn’t shared any kids.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Matt Gilroy was welcomed to this world by Frank Gilroy and Peggy Ann Gilroy. His father was a member of St. John’s Basketball Team. Moreover, Gilroy wears the number 97 in remembrance of his deceased brother Timmy, who died in a bicycle accident at eight. His both brothers Frank Jr play basketball for the St. Marys, and St.Anselm and Kevin joined Matt on the Terriers for their 2009 championship year.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Matt has a height of 1.85m and weighs 91kg. Complementing his dark black eyes, he has dark brown eyes.