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William Karlsson Family Life With Wife Emily Ferguson And Son

By Usha Shrestha / 2 June 2023 08:16 AM

William and Emily went to Resort Worlds to celebrate Valentines Day 2023
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William Karlsson family comprises Emily Ferguson, Beckham William, and Ob-Wan Karlsson. Karlsson and Emily had been married since July 2022.

The Vegas Golden Knights forward lives in Las Vegas with his better half, their child, and a pet dog. The couple moved in together after a year of being romantically involved.

Karlsson was born and grew up in Marsta, Sweden. As a child, he wanted to become a football player for AIK Fotboll. The Swedish professional football club competes in Allsvenskan.

However, he ended up playing ice hockey for Wings HC Arlanda in the J18 Region league. At the time, he was around fourteen. 

The athlete lives a happy family life with a newly born child and his spouse. Emily feels her husband is the most caring person, and it is the nature of the Swedish people.

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William Karlsson Wife

William Karlsson wife is Emily Ferguson. William and Emily walked down the aisle on July 23, 2022.

Emily is 30 years old as she was born on October 10, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is a few months older than her athlete husband, William, born on January 8, 1993.

The model and reality television personality rose to prominence after her exposure on the twentieth season of The Bachelor as a contestant. She previously appeared as herself in the television series Mad TV.

In the first season, her identical twin Haley and she competed for the affection of fellow contestant Beh Higgins. Emily was eliminated in the seventh season.

Emily posed in-between her bachelorette party that she celebrated with her twin sister
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She appeared in the third and fourth seasons yet quit in week 4. Besides, she has worked on television series like Harry, The Twins: Happily Ever After?, Hollywood Today Live, and After Paradise.

Likewise, she is the co-creator of the fashion blog Blondesense702. The social media influencer can be addressed as a full-time mommy to her newborn at the moment.

William Karlsson And Emily Ferguson Married Life

William Karlsson and Emily Ferguson married life officially began on July 23, 2022. They took the vows after two years of engagement.

The bride and groom will soon celebrate their first marriage anniversary with their child.

The former Bachelor contestant started talking with the Knights Star after she decided to shoot a shot with hockey athletes. That was in late 2017 she Dmed the hockey player. On November 25, 2018, the social media friends went on their first date.

In the subsequent year, the love birds started living together in Las Vegas. That happened after Karlsson dealt an eight-year contract with his current team.

William's first Instagram update after he officially tied knot with his girlfriend, Emily
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On December 11, 2020, the center player popped out a ring while they were on an evening stroll. The Bachelor Nation alum had a joint bachelorette and bridal party with her twin sister Haley. The twins ignored a double wedding.

Finally, on July 23, the couple had a gorgeous ceremony at Resorts World Las Vegas. It is the same venue where her sister took the vows the earlier month.

William Karlsson Son

William Karlsson son Beckham William Karlsson is around a month old. Beckham was born on May 12, 2023.

The baby boy came into the world on a fine Friday morning at 33 past 1. He weighed 8lbs 2oz at birth time.

A few hours ago, Karlsson was on the rink playing against the Edmonton Oilers at T-Mobile Arena. His "the cherry on top" performance assisted the team defeat the opponents in the second-last match of the conference second round.

Traveling the three-hour flight from Edmonton, the athlete headed straight to the hospital towards his expecting spouse. He waited 15 hours by her side to finally welcome their first kid.

The toddler is the only child in the family for now. After a few months of marriage, the newlyweds gave the news of a soon-coming member.

The soon-to-be parents shared the news with their Instagram family with adorable reels and pictures. The couple often appeared flaunting their baby bump.

It has been just a few weeks since the two turned into three. The couple embraces their baby and spends most of their time together.

William Karlsson Brother

Erik Karlsson and William Karlsson are not related. Erik has a younger sibling, but that's not William.

Both the Swedish players are in a sensational showdown on the ice hockey rink. The Sharks defenseman joined the NHL in 2008 after the Senators picked him in the first-round draft.

James Norris Memorial Trophy-winner was traded to his current team in September 2018 in exchange for Chris Tierney, Dylan DeMelo, Josh Norris, and Rudolfs Balcers.

People often mistake Erik and William as siblings. San Jose Sharks' alternate captain does have a younger sibling that too an ice hockey athlete.

In fact, his sibling shares the same birth year as William. Pelle Karlsson, Erik's young sibling, plays with Boro/Vetlanda hockey club. He previously served Visby/Roma HK in the Swedish third-highest division of men's hockey.


William Karlsson parents hail from Marsta, Sweden. They have been supportive of his playing career.

His father, Lars Karlsson, attends his game each possible time. For instance, on December 19, 2019, Lars traveled all the way to Vancouver to witness his professional player-boy play.

On the day, the Knights were competing against the Canucks at their home arena, Rogers Arena. The Knights management team welcomed him and applauded him for his support.

William Karlsson Salary

William Karlsson salary is 5.6 million dollars. Karlsson's cap hit is $5.9 million for the 2023–24 seasons.

William posted his portrait captured in Nevada on June 26, 2019
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Karlsson debuted in the 2014–2015 NHL season with the Anaheim Ducks. In his debut season, he scored two goals and had one assist. Later in 2015, he was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The Golden Knights is the third and current team that the Swedish athlete joined in 2017. He scored his first career hat trick, as well as the team's first, against the Leafs the same year.

After his career enhanced, he dealt a new one-year contract to the Vegas for the 2018-2019 season. The contract is worth $5.23 million. Following is a list of Karlsson's wage rates, starting with his debut NHL team.

NHL Team and YearAverage Annual Salary (in dollars)
1. Anaheim Ducks (2013-2015)1.24 million
2. Columbus Blue Jackets (2016-2017)2 million
3. Vegas Golden Knights (2018)5.25 million
4. Vegas Golden Knights (2019)5.9 million

At the moment, the center player makes an average of nearly six million. His payment rose after his second contract with the Knights. The $47.2 million contract will expire at the end of the 2026–2027 season.

William Karlsson Net Worth 2023

William Karlsson net worth is estimated at 21 million as per the 2022-2023 season. The worth is calculated based on his career as an NHL player only.

To date, he has amassed around $38 million in the past ten seasons in the NHL. A few years back, the Knights signed him for eight years with a $47.2 million worth contract.

Based on that, at the end of the 2026-2027 season, Karlsson's career earnings will reach roughly 61 million dollars.

Following is the approx net value of the athlete in the past few years:

YearApprox. Net Worth (in $)
2022-202319 million
2021-202217 million
2020-202114 million
2019-202012 million
2018-201910 million

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