Sheldon Souray Biography / Wiki
Born on July 13, 1976, Sheldon Souray is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, Dallas Stars, and Anaheim Ducks. He was best known for his heavy slapshot, once setting a previous unofficial NHL record for the hardest recorded shot at the Oilers’ 2009 Skills Competition.
Sheldon Souray Family / Siblings / Ethnicity
Souray was born in Elk Point, Alberta, to Richard Souray and Lillian Parenteau. He is of Métis descent and has one sister, two years older. While still in elementary school, Souray’s parents divorced. He first lived with his mother before moving in with his father at age nine. Growing up, he attended Archbishop O’Leary Catholic High School with former fellow Oiler Fernando Pisani.
Sheldon Souray Girlfriend / Wife / Spouse / Children
Souray was married to former Baywatch actress Angelica Bridges from 2002 to 2007. They have two daughters.
Souray began dating former WWE professional wrestler Barbara Blank, better known as Kelly Kelly in 2011. The couple separated in 2016. In August 2020, Souray got engaged to Tess Annique. They got married on September 12, 2021, in Coeur d’Alene.
Sheldon Souray Net Worth / Age / 2022
- Full Name: Sheldon Souray
- Nick Names: Sheldon Souray
- Birthday: July 13, 1976
- Age in 2022: 46
- Birth Place: Elk Point, Alberta, Canada
- School: Archbishop O’Leary Catholic High School
- College/University: N/A
- Education: N/A
- Profession: Professional ice hockey defenceman
- Nationality: Canadian
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: N/A
- Zodiac: Cancer
- Salary: 3.5 million USD (2014)
- Net Worth: $15 million
- Height: 6 feet 4 inches
- Weight: 108 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: N/A
- Body Type: Unknown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Blue
- Father: Richard Souray
- Mother: Lillian Parenteau
- Sister: 1
- Brother: N/A
- Husband / Boyfriend / Spouse :
- Wife / Spouse: Kelly Kelly (m. 2016–2017), Angelica Bridges (m. 2002–2007), Tess Annique (m. 2021-)
- Girlfriend / Dating / Affairs: N/A
- Children: Valentina Raine Souray, Scarlett Skye Souray
Trivia / Facts
- Before playing in the NHL, Sheldon was a member of the Fort Saskatchewan Traders in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL).
- In the off-season, Souray became an unrestricted free agent and, on July 12, 2007, he signed a five-year, $27 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers, his favourite team growing up.
- NHL record for most single-season power-play goals by a defenceman.
- Edmonton Oilers team record for fastest two goals ever scored in a regular season game: span of seven seconds.
- Won the Hardest Shot at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition in 2004, along with co-winner Adrian Aucoin.
- Won the Hardest Shot at the Edmonton Oilers Skills Competition in 2009.
- Souray has a tattoo of a Métis Chief in full headdress on his arm.
- Souray is co-owner, along with former NHL goaltender Martin Brodeur and Montreal restaurateur Andrea Dell’Orefice, of a Rivière-des-Prairies pizzeria.