Who is Nick Kerdiles?
Born on January 11, 1994 in Lewisville, Texas, USA, Nicolas Kerdiles is a professional ice hockey player, known for playing in the National Hockey League (NHL) for several teams. He also played in the American Hockey League (AHL) and is currently an unrestricted free agent.
Nic Kerdiles net worth
As of early 2020, Nic Kerdiles’ net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned during his professional ice hockey career.
While he has gained some attention by being a part of a major sports league, his fame has increased significantly thanks to his fiancée, actress Savannah Chrisley. He is also likely benefiting from her net worth, estimated at over $1 million thanks to success in the entertainment industry.
Early life and career beginnings
Nic grew up in Texas, but when he was six years old, his family moved to Irvine, California. During his time there he discovered the sport of hockey, became very interested and trained a lot during his youth. He eventually became part of a minor ice hockey team in Los Angeles.
In 2007, he had his first game when his team took part in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, designed to give children the opportunity for international competition in ice hockey. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he became a member of their National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I ice hockey team, the Wisconsin Badgers. as one of the Public Ivies of the US, with an educational quality comparable to that of the prestigious Ivy League.
Professional ice hockey
Kerdiles enjoyed great success with the Badgers as during his freshman year he helped his team win the Western Collegiate Hockey Association championship, earning them the Broadmoor Trophy. For his performance, he was named the 2013 Men’s Ice Hockey Most Valuable Player. Following his success, he chose not to continue his run with the team, making him ineligible with the NCAA to sign a contract. sign in the National Hockey League.
He signed an entry-level contract with the Anaheim Ducks and began training with their AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, participating with the team in the 2014 Calder Cup playoffs.
Three years later, playing for the Ducks’ main roster against the Boston Bruins, he became the first Orange County player to compete for the team and performed to his credit, leading him to sign a one-year contract extension. Before his contract expired, he was then traded to the Winnipeg Jets in 2018, in exchange for forward Chase De Leo. He signed a one-year contract with the Jets and when his contract expired he became a free agent.
Fiance – Savannah Chrisley
Nic’s fiancé rose to fame thanks to her reality TV show “Chrisley Knows Best” which airs on the USA Network.
The series follows the lives of the family of real estate expert Todd Chrisley, who achieved great success in Georgia. The show has been airing for seven seasons, with a eighth season due out in 2020. Savannah is the daughter of Todd and his wife Julie, and is known for being very active when it comes to beauty pageants, but has also had her share of accidents, especially involving vehicles.
The show has received mixed reviews during its run, with some of the better reviews comparing it to “Honey Boob Boo” or “The Osbournes”.
However, many of its critics gave it negative reviews due to its clearly canned lines and the storylines taken from sub-par sitcoms. Aside from that, the family itself is a nice mix, but it’s nothing new. Some have stated that the show is simply the network’s way of capitalizing on a crowd that has already gathered, thanks to the popularity of “Duck Dynasty”.
Recent Efforts – Savannah Chrisley
When not working on the show with her family, Chrisley often appears as part of various television programs, usually talk shows, to provide updates on her life.
She has been very open when it comes to her journey to stay fit and lose weightwhile she claimed to gain some weight as she got older.
In recent weeks, she has also admitted that she is off-network and has cut herself off from the rest of the world due to growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. News of the disease was of great concern to her, especially as the number of cases is rising in the US, with the East Coast, along with Louisiana, one of the hardest hit areas. Cases of coronavirus range from mild flu-like symptoms to very dangerous symptoms similar to pneumonia.
Nic and Savannah had been dating for a few years before announcing their Christmas 2018 engagement. However, the following year, numerous rumors that they would break up spread through various media outlets. She later denied the rumors and confirmed that they are still engaged but are taking an engagement few steps back in their relationship. Despite this, they both admitted that they are still very much in love with each other. Nic called her the special person in his life and also his best friend. The couple still occasionally posts pictures of each other.