Former NHL player Paul Bissonnette is a wealthy guy with an estimated net worth of more than $4.5 million at the age of 34. He made his money as a professional Hockey player and also works as a studio analyst for the NHL on TNT. He has several other sources of income including sports advisory and hosting the popular podcast Spittin’ Chiclets.
Paul was born in Welland, Ontario, Canada. His mother Yolande and father Cam were both steelworkers. During his NHL career, Bissonnette played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Arizona Coyotes. He signed four contracts that earned him a total of $5.355 million in his six-season NHL career.
The 38-year-old is an alumnus of the Saginaw Spirit of the OHL. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fourth round of the 2003 NHL entry draft, with the 121st overall pick. His final NHL game was in the 2013-14 season, after which he played professionally in the lower levels of the league.
After his NHL career ended, he joined the Wheeling Nailers in the ECHL and played for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL. He has also worked as a color commentator for the Coyotes radio network and is currently a host on Barstool’s popular hockey podcast Spittin’ Chiclets.
He is a well-known personality on social media and has amassed a massive following of more than 570,000 followers. His Twitter handle is @BizNasty2point0 and he often shares his entertaining stories. He also has a knack for self-promotion, and has used his celebrity status to leverage partnerships with various brands.
As of March 2019, Bissonnette is sponsored by a number of companies, including American Express and Budweiser Canada. He also serves as an advisor for CaniBrands, a CBD products company. In addition, he is the host of the Barstool Sports podcast Spittin’ Chiclets and is a studio analyst for the NHL on TNT.
During his time as a professional hockey player, Bissonnette was known for his hard-hitting hits and feisty play. He was also a fan favorite because of his entertaining personality, which led to him being voted into the All-Star Game twice.
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Outside of hockey, Bissonnette enjoys golfing, skiing, and hiking. He also is a fitness buff and maintains a healthy diet of low sugar and plenty of protein and vegetables. He is a big fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals. He is also a supporter of the Special Olympics and has visited the organization in both China and Japan. He has also hosted a charity poker tournament to raise funds for local programs. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and pets. He is in a romantic relationship with his prepossessing girlfriend Kendal Abigail, who previously worked as a model cocktail server in Las Vegas. The couple recently celebrated their two-year anniversary.