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William Nylander Girlfriend Penny Liarakos Is An Influencer

By / 1 June 2023 04:57 AM

William and Penny pictured during their family vacation wearing matching tops and goggles
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William Nylander girlfriend Penny Liarakos is one of the Toronto Maple Leafs Wags. William Nylander previously dated former high school classmate Philippa Soderberg.

Penny was featured in a Toronto Maple Leaf's Wags picture wearing a Williams jersey number hat and wag jacket in 2021.

The couple recently went on a family vacation with his siblings and parents. They posed after onboarding from a plane which seems to be a private one.

The 27-year-old winger started playing with the New York Rangers minor ice hockey team in the 2009 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament.

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Are William Nylander and Penny Liarakos Married?

William Nylander and Penny Liarakos are not married yet. It might take some time before we see them as husband and wife.

Penny attended Mitchell Marner's girlfriend Steph LaChance's bachelorette party. She also goes to Wags Christmas events.

Garrison Bespoke posted a picture of William and Penny flaunting their three-piece green suit. William was wearing pants and a waistcoat while Penny wore the coat.

Penny was available on Twitter as @PennyLiarakos which now seems to no longer exist. However, she is available on Instagram as @ppppppennny.

William and Penny Dating Life

William has been with Penny since around 2018 after breaking up with Philippa. They often spend summers in Sweden and attend NHL events together.

Philippa works as a webmaster at Rounted Magazine. She is studying MSc in Migration Studies at the University of Oxford.

The Stockholm native has interned with the Refugee and Migrant Department for Amnesty International. She also helped with language and homework support for minors and asylum seekers.

William and Penny sharing 3 piece suit from Garrison Bespoke
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Whenever William is tagged alongside Penny in any photograph he tends to remove his tag. This might look shady, but this is what Penny likes to hide herself from the spotlight.

The couple likes to keep their relationship top-notch private. William and Penny do not even follow each other on Instagram or any other social media platform.

However, she still appears with the Leags wags. She is sometimes featured in Toronto Maple Leaf's story as well.

During Covid-19, the players were set a protocol to follow to prevent the disease. Amid all these, rumors circulated that William broke the protocol and met someone on the road with covid-19 which seems to be false news.

William is also good friends with actress Nicola Peltz. She often wears his jersey to games and goes on Ferris rides sometimes.

William Nylander Family

William Nylander family comprises his parents Michael and Camilla Nylander and five siblings. They are Michelle, Alexander, Jacqueline, Stephanie, and Daniella.

The player grew up watching his father play while sometimes roaming around him in the pro locker room. Michael put Alex and William in the gym after they turned 12.

His uncle Peter Nylander also had a history in hockey. He played in the Russian RSL, Elitserien leagues and is a 356-game veteran of the Swedish Hockey League.

The Nylander clan has a history full of hockey. They have a great influence on each other's transition and work ethics.

Who Are His Parents?

William Nylander parents are Michael Nylander and Camilla Altelius Nylander. His father is the assistant coach of Mississauga Steelheads of OHL.

Michael is a former professional ice hockey player drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the third round of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. 

He has played with Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lighting, Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, and Chicago Blackhawks.

The former player gave two decades of his life to the national squad of Sweden from the 1991 World Juniors to the 2010 World Championship. Michael retired from his playing career in 2015 after playing 920 games and making 470 assists.

He won the Silver medal World Junior Championship in 1992, World Junior Championship's Best Forward in 1992, and Elitserien Rookie of the Year in 1992.

Nylander reached the 2019-20 Mother and Son road trip. Their picture from that day made it to his Instagram handle.

Camilla always supports her kids, from cooking for them to cheering from the stands and guiding them to their dreams. She shared in an interview with Toronto Maple Leafs that his first goal was memorable.

Meet His Siblings: Brother and Sister

William Nylander siblings are Michelle, Alexander, Jacqueline, Stephanie, and Daniella Nylander. The athlete grew up in North America until his parents relocated to Sweden.

William and his whole family with Penny during a family vacation in June 2022
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Alexander was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2016 NHL entry draft. He now plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League.

The player represented Sweden at the 2016 and 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships. His professional hockey career started in 2014.

Jacqueline, age 22, is a tennis player attending Southern Methodist University. She is the Captain of the SMU Women's Tennis Team and has been competing on the WTA tour.

She has obtained ITA Texas Region Rookie of the Year and SMU Athletics Newcomer of the Year honors. She was also named to AAC All-Conference Team.

Daniella is also a WTA tennis player; she is 16 years old. Stephanie was born in 2003 and is also a tennis player.

William Nylander Salary

William Nylander salary is $2,500,000. He signed a 6-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs worth $45,000,000 through the 2024-25 season.

The deal was finalized with an annual average salary of $7,500,000, signing bonus every year. He now holds a cap hit of $6,962,366.

He was a draft pick of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in eight overall. His entry-level contract was worth $5,325,000 including a signing bonus of $277,500 in a 3-year contract.

His current wage ranks fifth in financial ranking among the Leafs and 93rd among NHL players.

William holding his hockey stick wearing his 88 number jersey at Scotiabank Arena
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William Nylander Net Worth

William Nylander net worth is estimated to be $20 million from his career earnings of $44,486,280. He plays as a center ice hockey player for the Leafs.

Throughout the 9 NHL seasons, Nylander has bagged millions into his pocket. His father Michael is also a millionaire having played in NHL and hockey coach.

William is the brand ambassador of the Volvo brand. He appeared at the Canadian International Auto Show to unveil the All-New Volvo XC40 and received the first unit in Canada.

He is also the brand ambassador of Reebok Canada. They launched a digital campaign asking a simple question, "How does an athlete train?" in 2018.

In an interview with Sharp Magazine, he shared that Rebook provides him with various equipment and gear for footwear. He used different gears for different types of exercise during the off-ice training.

He also starred in a commercial for Sonnet Insurance in October 2018 along with Johny Gaudreau and Jonathan Drouin.

The athlete also played tennis for a cause at Smashfest Charity Ping-Pong where he won the Pro-am tournament. He also played golf in his free time.

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