Nazem Kadri Biography

(Ice Hockey Player)

NHL player Nazem Kadri is married.

More about the relationship

Nazem Kadri is married to Ashley Kave. They walked down the aisle at Casa Loma in July 2018.

Their wedding was attended by his teammates. He shared a video of Mitch Marner, Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, and Zach Hyman performing Dabke at one point in the night.

At his wedding, he wore a black suit, and his bride Ashley wore a long white wedding dress with a matching veil on top. Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Design provided a floral and decor design to their wedding.

Relationship Facts of Nazem Kadri

  • Nazem Kadri is married to Ashley Kave.
  • He does not have any kids as of now.
  • Nazem Kadri is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Nazem Kadri?

Nazem Kadri is a Canadian professional ice hockey center. Nazem plays for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League.

Similarly, he won the J. Ross Robertson Cup.

On 4th December 2019, Sportsnet shared a video of Maple Leafs Honour Nazem Kadri with a Video Tribute In His Return To Toronto.

Nazem Kadri- Birth Facts

Nazem Samir Naz Kadri was born on 6th October 1990 in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Sam Kadri and Sue Kadri. He was named after his grandfather.

His father Sam moved to Canada from the small town of Kfar Danis, Lebanon. Nazem has four sisters Reema Kadri, and Sabrine Kadri. Yasmine Kadri and Rayanne Kadri.

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Caption: Nazem Kadri and Ashley (Source: Hello Yellow)

He began skating at the age of two and played organized hockey at the age of four. When he was six years old he was suiting up for elite-level teams.


Nazem was educated from A.B. Lucas Secondary School in London, Canada, and Jack Chambers Public School in London, Canada. When he was in high school, he served as a member of his school’s Muslim Student Association.

Nazem Kadri- Professional Career


Nazem grew up playing in minor hockey for the London Jr. Knights of the MHAO’s AAA Pavilion League. In the year 2003, he participated in the All-Ontario Peewee Championships in Markham, Ontario.


Nazem began his OHL career with the Kitchener Rangers as he was selected in the 18th overall of the 2006 OHL Priority Selection.

He was traded to the London Knights in exchange for several drafts picks in the 2007-08 season. Similarly, after the 2008-09 OHL season, he was drafted by the Toronto Leafs in the first round.

Toronto Maple Leafs

After being drafted by Toronto Maple, he attended the training camp for the 2009-10 season and played in six pre-season games. On 19th March 2011, he played against goaltender Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins.

He scored his first career NHL goal and was named AHL All-Star Game in 2012. On 19th January 2013, NHL play resumed after the 2012-13 NHL lockout was canceled and he made the starting roster for the Maple Leafs in the season opener.

On 11th September 2013, Nazem signed a two-year contract with $5.8 million contracts with Toronto. During the 2017-18 season, he scored his fourth career NHL hat-trick in a 6-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Colorado Avalanche

On 1st June 2019, Nazem was traded to the Colorado Avalanche from Toronto Maple Leafs for the Sixth-round pick in 2020.

International Career

– For the 2007 Canada Winter Games, he played for Team Ontario and won a gold medal.

– Represented Canada at the 2007 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and finished fourth.

– Invited to Canada’s Selection Camp for the 2010 World Junior Championships held in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Awards, Honours

  • 2009: CHL Top Prospects Game
  • 2010: All-Star Game
  • 2010: Second All-Star Team

Nazem Kadri- Net worth

As of 2022, Nazem has an estimated net worth of $10 million US. He has an average salary of $4,500,000 US.

Nazem has signed a 6 years contract with a $27,000,000 contract including a $12,000,00 signing bonus with Toronto Maple Leafs in 2016.

His total career earnings of $22,124,530 US. Nazem has a base salary of $2,500,000 and a signing bonus of $2,000,000 in the 2018-19 season.

2010-11Toronto Maple Leafs$900,000
2011-12Toronto Maple Leafs$900,000
2012-13Toronto Maple Leafs$474,146
2013-14Toronto Maple Leafs$2,655,384
2014-15Toronto Maple Leafs$3,100,000
2015-16Toronto Maple Leafs$4,095,000
2016-17Toronto Maple Leafs$5,000,000
2017-18Toronto Maple Leafs$5,000,000

Body Measurements

He has black hair and brown color eyes. Nazem is 6 feet tall and weighs around 88 kg.

Social Media

He has around 198k followers on Instagram and 245k followers on his Twitter account.


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