He has spent all of his professional days in Nashville since making his debut for the franchise in 2011.
Josi has attracted a lot of fans during his run with the Predators, but none greater than his loving wife Ellie.
Who is Roman Josi’s Wife?
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NHL player Roman Josi is married to longtime girlfriend Ellie Ottaway.
During the ceremony, Ottaway read her vows in German after learning the translation from Josi’s family, including his mother Doris Josi.
In February 2021, just before Valentine’s Day, the happy couple pair welcomed their first child, son Luca James. Josi joined teammates Pekka Rinne and Mattias Ekholm as first-time dads this year.
Ottaway is a model and musician who was born and raised in Michigan. She earned a degree in Music Business from Belmont University. She is present on social media and has more than 120,000 followers on Instagram.
Roman Josi’s NHL Career
Roman Josi was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. And since debuting in the NHL in 2011, Josi has risen to stardom.
In 2019, the Bern, Switzerland native made his the All-Star team for the first time and won the Norris Trophy, signifying his status as the league’s best defenseman.
Throughout his career, Josi has scored 112 goals and recorded 321 assists, totaling 433 points for the Predators. He’s featured in 75 playoff games for the Preds and played in the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Prior to joining the NHL, Josi was a professional in Switzerland, having featured for SC Bern, HC Neuchatel and the Milwaukee Admirals. He also represented Team Europe at the 2016 Hockey World Cup.
Roman Josi Net Worth
The star defender signed an eight-year, $72 million contract with the Predators, which featured a hefty $34 million signing bonus in 2019.
Josi boasts an estimated net worth of $24 million.