Jay Bouwmeester (born 27 September 1983) is a famous Canadian ice hockey sports player from Edmonton town in Alberta, Canada. He plays professionally at the national level.
Currently, he is playing in National Hockey League (NHL) for the team St. Louis Blues. He also played All-Star Games of NHL in the year 2007 and 2009.
On February 11, 2020, Jay Bouwmeester was playing a match against Anaheim Ducks against Anaheim. When he was going to sit on his bench after the first period was over, he suddenly suffered a heart attack and fell down from the bench.
One of his companions quickly called the doctor. Bouwmeester was saved after getting the right treatment on the spot. Jay was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center after regaining consciousness. According to sources, he is fine now.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
Jay Daniel Bouwmeester born on Tuesday, September 27, 1983 (age 36 years, as in 2019), in Edmonton town in Alberta City, Canada. He is the younger child of his parents.
His father “Dan Bouwmeester” is a professor and a hockey coach also. Jay’s mom “Gena Bouwmeester” is a homemaker.
He has an older sister in the family named “Jill Bouwmeester”. Because his dad is a hockey player, he is interested in hockey from childhood.
He got inspiration from his dad. He chooses the ice hockey as his game. Bouwmeester did his schooling from a local high school in his hometown.
Apart from hockey, Bouwmeester is good at baseball and volleyball also. He participated in so many sports day in school and colleges.
Jay got a chance to play his first tournament at Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey in the year 1996. The first time he played for a minor team of Edmonton.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & More
The hockey player maintains good physics. Jay Bouwmeester’s tall height of 6 feet 4 inches tall helped his defense from the opponent in the ice hockey field. His body is muscular athletic and weight is measured at 98 kilograms (215 lbs).
Jay is a fit and active player. He has big grey eyes and long dark brown hair. He does not like tattoos that are why there are no tattoos on his body.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
The 36-year-old man lives a happy life with his spouse and kids. Jay Bouwmeester got married to his wife “Devon Cunningham” in the year 2011. Devon is a Dermatology Nurse and worked in a hospital for around 6 years. After marriage, she left the job and become a housewife.
According to the media, the couple was in a relationship for a long time. Jay is the father of three children. His kids’ name is “Linna Bouwmeester” and “Carys Bouwmeester”. He has not yet told the name of his third child, which has recently born, to the media.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Jay Bouwmeester
|Real Full Birth Name||Jay Bouwmeester.|
|Profession||NHL Ice Hockey Player.|
|Famous as||A member of Twice.|
|Age (As of 2019)||36 years old.|
|Date of Birth||September 27, 1983.|
|Birthplace||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House Location||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6′ 4″. |
Centimeters: 193 cm.
Meters: 1.93 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 98 Kg.|
Pounds: 215 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||11.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
Father: Dan Bouwmeester.|
Mother: Gena Bouwmeester.
|Siblings||Sister: Jill Bouwmeester.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Kids||1. Linna Bouwmeester.|
2. Carys Bouwmeester.
3. Name Not Known.
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Local High school.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$45 million (as in 2020).|
Hockey Career, Achievements & Net worth
The professional hockey player started his career from childhood. He is influenced by his father so much. Jay took the coaching of ice hockey from the coach “Rick Carriere”. He started playing hockey in his high school days. He played his first tournament as a youth in his high school in the year 1996.
Bouwmeester played for more than 3 teams. In the year 2002, he played the one year season in his first NHL team Florida Panthers. He gave his best in the season and achieves the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game title. In this team, he played 9 seasons of NHL from 2002 to 2009. In the years 2009, he took entry in the Calgary Flames.
Jay Bouwmeester joined St. Louis Blues in the 2013 season. He has been playing in this team since 2013. Apart from the nationals, he also played ice hockey at the international also in World Junior Championships, 2006 Winter Olympics, etc.
Jay earned the Net worth of around $45 million US Dollars from his professional hockey career (as in 2020).
- Jay took birth under the sun sign of Libra.
- He lives in a lavish house with his family and has two luxury cars.
- In the year 2003, Jay Bouwmeester was honored with World Championship Best Defenceman.
- Jay shoots from left and holds the position of defenseman in NHL.
- He started his professional hockey career from the year 2002.
- In 1998, Bouwmeester was selected by Medicine Hat Tigers to played in the Western Hockey League (WHL).
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- Apart from NHL, he also played for Western Hockey League (WHL) and American Hockey League (AHL).
- In 2019, he won the Stanley Cup for giving the best performance in the team Louis Blues.