Canadian Ice hockey winger, James Neal plays in the National Hockey League for the Calgary Flames as a winger. Previously, he had played for Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Nashville Predators, Vegas Golden Knights, and others.

Picture of Ice hockey winger James Neal
Caption: Picture of Ice hockey winger James Neal (Photo: Instagram)

Is James Neal Married?

James Neal is yet to be married and make his girlfriend wife officially. He has been dating his girlfriend Melanie Collins. They have been in a romantic relationship since 2014. Since then, they seem inseparable. Also, they have been sharing lovely moments together on their respective social media account. 

James Neal with his Girlfriend & to be with wife Melanie Collins
Caption: James Neal with his Girlfriend & to be with wife Melanie Collins (Photo: Instagram)

Neal and Collins seem to enjoy their romantic relationship by looking at their social networking sites. Also, they have stayed out themselves from troubles, affairs, and scandals regarding their relationship.

However, James and Melanie have yet to take their relationship to the next level. We hope, the lovely couple relationship goes like this and married soon. Also, they are happy in their blissful relationship with no signs of splitting up.

Details of James Neal Girlfriend

  1. James Neal is to be married to his girlfriend or to be wife Melanie Collins
  2. His to-be wife Melanie is an American journalist who works as a Sportscaster. 
  3. She is well-known for being a host for a golf channel. 
  4. Also, Melanie is the face of Yahoo!, Sports, co-host of Big Break on Golf Channel as well as a contributor to The Insider on CBS.
  5. Born to parents Nancy and Doug Collins on February 6, 1986
  6. Also, she has two siblings a young sister Christian and an elder brother Kurtis.
  7. James acquired a degree in Broadcast and Journalism from Penn State University located in Pennsylvania. 
  8. James' to-be wife Melanie Collins net worth over $1 Million collected from her working career. 
  9. She has been working as an anchor, sideline reporter, and entertainment host.
  10. Melanie Collins has a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 m tall with an alluring personality.

Past Relationship with James Girlfriend Melanie Collins

Previously, James' girlfriend Melanie Collins was in a relationship with an Ice hockey player, Scottie Upshall. The duo first met during one of her duties as a sideline reporter. 

James Neal with his Girlfriend & to be with wife Melanie Collins
Caption: James Neal with his Girlfriend & to be with wife Melanie Collins (Photo: Instagram)

Then both of them start dating, eventually got engaged in 2009. However, their relationship ended after the engagement in the same year i.e 2009. 

What is James Neal Net Worth? His Salary

James Neal has a net worth of around $20 Million collected from his playing career. He has been earning a salary of over $28,750,000 per year under the 5 years contract with the Calgary Flames. His salary also including $28,750,000 guaranteed, with an annual average salary of $5,750,000.

He has earned a base salary of $5,750,000 while carrying a cap hit of $5,750,000 in the year 2018 to 2019. Previously, he had a two-year contract that earned him $2.25 million in the first year which rose to $3.5 million the following year with Dallas Stars.

James Neal with a fish in a boat
Caption: James Neal with a fish in a boat (Photo: Instagram)

Also, he signed a contract for 5 years worth $30 million with an annual salary of $5 million with the Pittsburg Penguins in the year 2012. James has managed to earn about $41,366,829 in his 12 years NHL career as per our record. 

Likewise, he has been involved in charity work and frequently donates money to a charitable foundation. James donated more than $15 thousand to Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee in 2016. Also, he supported the Three Square foundation with $75,000.

Height of James Neal

The body features of James Neal are 
  1. Height:  6 feet 2 inches or 1.87m tall
  2. Weighs: 220 pounds or 100kg
  3. Hair Color: Light Brown
  4. Eye Color: Light Green

Facts of James Neal

  1. Born to parents Deborah Neal, (mother) and father, Peter Neal in Whitby, Ontario Canada on September 3, 1987
  2. He has 3 siblings brothers Michael, Peter, and Nicholas who also play hockey. 
  3. Also, he has a sibling sister named Rebecca
  4. Initially, he was trained by his father in developing hockey skills.
  5. He has studied at the All Saints Catholic Secondary School located in Whitby, Ontario. 
  6. James was given the nickname "Whitby Wizard". 
  7. During childhood, his favorite team was the Maple Leafs.
  8. He played for ice hockey teams such as Plymouth Whalers and Bowmanville Eagles during his early teenage life. 
  9. In the year 2007, he made his professional playing career debut with the NHL team. 
  10. Then he played for Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators after playing a couple of seasons with Dallas Stars. 
  11. In the year 2017, he was picked as part of the draft with the Vegas Golden Knights
  12. Also, James Neal has represented the Canadian national ice hockey team who secure Gold medals at the World Junior Championship and silver medal in IIHF World Championship.