Matt Martin

Birth Day May 8th, 1989
Birth Place Windsor, Ontario
Age 31 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Matt Martin Biography

Canadian ice hockey player is named for Matt Martin. His playing position for the current team, New York Islanders is a winger. He holds the NHL record for most hits in a season. In the NHL, he has been described as both an enforcer and a grinder. Starting his professional career, he was drafted in the fifth round, 148th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and signed a three-year entry-level contract on September 4, 2009. He scored his first NHL goal on October 29, 2010, against Alex Auld of the Montreal Canadiens. Then, he signed a four-year, $10 million contract, worth an average of $2.5 million a season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Recently, he has signed to a reported four-year, $6 million extension with the Islanders on 11th January 2021. He has more than 62K followers on his Twitter account under the account head of @marttymarts17 and more than 84K followers on his Instagram account under the same account head.  Scroll more to know about his Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Birthday, Family Life, Career Stats, Salary & Net Worth. 

Matt Martin is famous for being a professional ice hockey winger for the New York Islanders of the NHL. He is best known for his strong checking abilities. 

Matt Martin, a professional ice hockey player

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On 8th May 1989, Matt Martin was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada (birthplace/hometown). He holds Canadian nationality and his ethnic background is Canadian-White. His race is White. He has a sibling; an older brother who is also an ice hockey player who encouraged him to get involved in the sport. As of 2020, Matt Martin celebrated his 31st birthday and he will next be celebrating his 32nd birthday as of 2021 on 8th May. Concerning his education, he completed his high school education at Catholic Central High School but he did not attend University. Taurus is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christian. 


Matt Marting is a very handsome man with an athletic body build. He stands tall at the height of 6 ft 3 in or 191 cm. His balanced bodyweight consists of 220 lb or 100 Kg. His hair color is brown-black and he has a pair of light green. His other body measurements have not been publicized yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming face attracting a lot of people towards him. 

Matt Martin NHL Career

  • Moving towards the amateur career of Matt, he firstly played AA hockey for the Lasalle Sabres. 
  • After then, he made the Blenheim Blades Jr.C. club as a free agent in the 2005-2006 season. 
  • He also became the captain of the ice hockey team, Sarnia Sting. 
  • His professional career began when he was drafted in the fifth round, 148th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
  • By the team, he was signed to a three-year entry-level contract on 4th September 2009. 
  • On 29th October 2010, he hit his first NHL goal against Alex Auld of the Montreal Canadiens. 
  • He then agreed to a four-year contract with his current team on 15th September 2012. 
  • He set the NHL record for most hits in a single season, recording 382 checks during his 2014-2015 NHL season.
  • He was considered to be the best fourth line in the NHL by ice hockey analyst during his 2015-2016 season. 
  • After that, he signed a four-year, $10 million contract, worth an average salary of $2.5 million a season with the team, Toronto Maple Leafs on 1st July 2016. 
  • During his 2017-2018 season with the team, he the regular season with 12 points in 50 games and ended the season. 
  • He was even nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, as a player who best exemplifies leadership qualities and made humanitarian contributions to the community on 23rd April 2018. 
  • After two seasons, he was traded back to the New York Islanders by Toronto in exchange for Eamon McAdam on 3rd July 2018. 
  • In the first season, he was placed on injured reserve on 15th November due to an upper-body injury that occurred on November 1.
  • He also scored three goals in 11 games with the Islanders and was activated off injured reserve on 26th November. 
  • Recently, he was signed to a reported four-year, $6 million extension with the team, New York Islanders. 

Matt Martin Personal Life and Wife


Matt Martin is a married man. He married his beautiful wife, Sydney Esiason who is the daughter of former NFL player, Boomer Esiason. His wife is a famous sportscaster by profession. Their wedding took place on 29th June 2019. The duo announced they're engaged via Twitter back on 18th March 2018. The couple is enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. The duo is also blessed with a baby girl, a daughter named Winsor Grace. "Windsor Grace Martin, Our Winnie came into the world on July 14, 2020, and changed our lives forever," Esiason posted to Instagram. "A truly indescribable love I have never known until now. The world is your oyster, WinWin and mom and dad are so excited for the ride. We love you so". "We are so excited to finally have you here Winnie and we love you so much," Martin posted on social media.  

Matt Martin with his wife, Sydney Esiason (Left) and Matt with his daughter, Windsor Grace (Right)

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Matt Martin Net Worth and Salary

Matt Martin is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. As of 2021, the net worth of Matt Martin is estimated to have $12 Million. On 1st July 2016, he agreed to a four-year, $10 Million contract, worth an average of $2.5 Million as a season. His major source of earning and wealth comes from NHL teams. He recently signed to a reported four-year, $6 million extensions with the Islanders on 11th January 2021. He is making a base salary of $1.5 Million yearly from his current team, the New York Islanders. He is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his career. 

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