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Inside Kevin Bieksa Family Life Along With Wife And Kids

By Usha Shrestha / 5 July 2023 09:09 AM

Katie wished her followers a Merry Christmas from Muskoka with some adorable family portraits
Katie wished her followers a Merry Christmas from Muskoka with some adorable family portraits( Source : instagram )

Kevin Bieksa family consists of four members. He is living happily with his wife Katie Bieksa and kids Cole Bieksa and Reese Bieksa.

His parents Al Bieksa and Angela Lombardo live in Grimsby, Ontario.

Bieska, a retired professional ice hockey defenseman, is married to Katie Bieksa. They live happily in Newport Beach with a son and a daughter.

"I'm so excited to celebrate this guy and his amazing career with the best fans and organization!" said his better half, at the time of his retirement in 2022.

Regarding his early life, Kevin grew up in Grimsby with his brothers and stepsisters. His father works in the Ontario Federation of Labour.

AI taught him and his siblings to play ice hockey. With his guidance, the 41-year-old prepared himself for minor hockey.

The "Hockey Night in Canada" co-host was offered a scholarship to Bowling Green State University. Later, he earned a bachelor's degree in finance from the institution.

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Kevin Bieksa Wife

Kevin Bieksa wife Katie Bieksa is an author. Kevin and Katie exchanged vows in 2006.

Newport Jane writer belongs to Ontario, Canada. She holds a graduation degree from Brock University in English Literature and Women's Studies.

Katie began writing to kill her leisure time. When her kids were in school and the defenceman traveled for a game, she used the period to jot down her thoughts with a pen and paper.

A few years later, she published her first book, Newport Jane, in 2017. The award-winning novel is a semi-autobiographical tale about a lady adjusting to her new life in California.

The book was among the best-seller at the time. Following the popularity of the debut book, Katie brought her second to the market in 2022 and named it Cedar.

Both her books are available on Amazon and book stations in the market. Apart from writing, the athlete spouse is active in community service.

While the defenceman was playing with the Canucks, his better half worked with the Canucks Family Education Center. Moreover, she helped a few immigrant women to obtain citizenship.

Kevin Bieksa And Katie Bieksa Married Life

Kevin Bieksa and Katie Bieksa married life has passed over 16 years. They have been together ever since their marriage, through thick and thin.

The defenseman and the award-winning author registered their romantic relationship on July 24, 2006. Today, the lovebirds happily reside in Newport Beach, California.

Kevin and Katie attended Lady Ducks Fashion Show on March 20, 2018 at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club
Kevin and Katie attended Lady Ducks Fashion Show on March 20, 2018 at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club( Source : instagram )

Katie has been the most ardent supporter of the sportsman. Even though she follows contrarily professional than him, she often travels with her husband and supports him while he plays.

The couple is soon to celebrate their 17 marriage anniversary. Surfing their social media sites, they might book a ticket to an adventurous city for their day. Last year in September, the duo flew to Italy for a holiday.
Katie and Kevin share two kids who are also interested in their father's sports. Moreover, the eldest followed in his footsteps and got involved in ice hockey.

Kevin Bieksa Children

Kevin Bieksa children are Cole Bieksa and Reese Bieksa. Cole and Reese are Fairmont Schools San Juan Capistrano students.

Both the kids have grown up well. The eldest is around two years older than his sister. In fact, they share a same birth month that is October.

Yet, their passion is completely different than each other. While Cole loves sports, Reese likes fashion and modeling.


Kevin Bieksa son Cole Bieksa is 16 years old. Cole was born on October 24, 2007.

As mentioned earlier, he is currently studying at the Fairmont Schools. Furthermore, he is an active member of the Fairmont Ice Hockey team.

Cole grew up looking at his father playing with the hockey stick. Eventually, he got his interest in sports and started playing at a young.

Katie shared a picture of her son, Cole wearing the Anaheim Ducks uniform on November 26, 2019
Katie shared a picture of her son, Cole wearing the Anaheim Ducks uniform on November 26, 2019( Source : instagram )

At 13, he won the titles of Goldrush-Southern California State Champion and Memorial Day Champion.  He played in Quebec Peewee Tournament in February 2020.

Previously, Cole played with the Jr. Ducks and won a championship. In his debut match, he scored a goal against the Jr.Kings with his fellow mate Max Silver.

For information, Kevin is the coach and video analyst of the club. When not with the team, he loves training with his little boy.


Kevin Bieksa daughter Reese Bieksa is the youngest in the family. Reese was born on October 7, 2009, in Newport Beach.

Not just the birth month, she shares the same school as her brother. Reese is in middle schooler as per her mom's August 2021 post.

Following her passion, she has already started her modeling career in February 2021. She often models for Frankie's on the Park, a clothing store based in Chicago and Los Angeles.

On March 6, 2021, Reese signed her first partnership with Rose Bakery Cafe. Apart from modeling, she is a sucker for dancing. Charles Bartley taught her dancing moves at the Playground LA.

The youngest is active on Instagram as @newport_reese. Her mom manages her account, where she has roughly 2400 followers. She updates her profile with new products from her partnered brands and portraits from various cities.

Kevin Bieksa Salary

Kevin Bieksa salary was $4 million for the 2017-2018 season. Bieksa signed a two-year contract with the Ducks, including $8,000,000 guaranteed.

According to Spotrac, defenseman and alternate captain Cam Fowler is the highest-earning player of the Ducks at present. He has the maximum earnings of over 60 million dollars, followed by Adam Henrique with rough;y 55 million dollars.

Similarly, Bieksa's former team player Ryan Kesler has an average wage of $7.87 million and Henrik Sedin at $7 million.

Kevin shared a picture with his daughter and wrote,
Kevin shared a picture with his daughter and wrote, "Verified Day off with my bestie"( Source : instagram )

After retiring from playing career in 2018, the former player co-founded an ice hockey academy in Southern California. The same year, he served as an assistant mentor for the Anaheim Jr. Ducks until 2021.

Bieksa's first child also played with the junior team. The following season, he coached the Fairmont Preparatory Academy athletes.

Career Earnings And Contracts

Kevin Bieksa has played most of his NHL career with the Vancouver Cancuks. He made his initial career earnings of around a million with the team.

The Canucks called him to the team in 2005. His first NHL game was against the Jings on December 19. Later in 2006, the team locked him up with a $1.05 million worth, two-year contract.

The Vancouver-based NHL franchise re-signed him with a three-year extension on July 9, 2007. This time, the contract was worth $11.25 million.

Next on the line was Canuck's offer of $23 million to keep the popular defenceman with the team for the next five years. In 2015, he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

In July 2015, Bieksa signed a two-year contract worth $8 million that expired in 2018.  Following are the Bieksa NHL career earnings starting from 2006 to 2018 with Vancouver and Anaheim:

Team and YearAnnual Average Salary (in dollars)
2006-2007 Vancouver Canucks1.05 million
2007-2008, Vancouver Canucks4.25 million
2008-2009, Vancouver Canucks3.5 million
2009-2010, Vancouver Canucks3.5 million
2010-2011, Vancouver Canucks7 million
2011-2012, Vancouver Canucks4.5 million
2012-2013, Vancouver Cancuks5 million
2013-2014, Vancouver Canucks4 million
2014-2015, Vancouver Canucks2.5 million
2015-2016, Anaheim Ducks2.5 million
2016-2017, Anaheim Ducks4 million
2017-2018 , Anaheim Ducks4 million

Kevin Bieksa Net Worth

Kevin Bieksa net worth is estimated at $7 million. The worth is calculated based on his career as a player only.

At the end of the 2017-2018 season, Kevin had a cap hit value of four million dollars. That was after he signed a $8 million deal with the Ducks. Moreover, the contract mentioned a full-no-movement clause.

Bieksa recently worked as a sports show host after retiring from his playing career. He played 14 NHL seasons, mostly with the Vancouver Canucks. He scored 63 goals with 215 assists collectively.

Playing three seasons with the Anaheim Ducks, he signed a one-day contract with the Canucks to announce his retirement.

On November 3, 2022, the defenseman officially retired as an ice hockey player. The same day, the Canucks had a match against the Ducks. 

Where Does Kevin Bieksa Live Now?

Kevin Bieksa lives in Newport Beach in California and Muskoka in Ontario


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