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Who is Mikko Rantanen? Check out his Biography and Personal Life

Who is Mikko Rantanen? Check out his Biography and Personal Life

Facts of Mikko Rantanen

Full Name: Mikko Rantanen
Birth Date: October 29, 1996
Age: 26 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Ice hockey player
Country: Finland
Horoscope: Scorpio
Height: 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)
Net Worth$1 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceNousiainen
StatusSingle
NationalityFinnish
EthnicityWhite
FatherHannamaija Rantanen
MotherHannu Rantanen
SiblingsLaura Rantanen
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Mikko Rantanen is a Finnish professional ice hockey player who is widely famous for his work as a forward for the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL.

What is the Age of Mikko Rantanen?

Mikko Rantanen opened his eyes on 29th October 1996, in Nousiainen, Finland. As of 2019, his age is 23 years old while his horoscope is Scorpio. He is the son of Hannamaija Rantanen (mother) and Hannu Rantanen (father).

He grew up with his sister named Laura Rantanen. Mikko holds Finnish nationality and belongs to a white ethnical background.

Net Worth & Salary

Mikko Rantanen has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2022 which he earned through his career as an ice hockey player. Further, he has accumulated $2.045 million as his entire career earnings.

Mikko Rantanen with his dog
Caption: Mikko Rantanen with his dog (Photo: Instagram)

Mikko earns around $1.658 million as an average annual salary. Mikko signed a three-year per $4.97 million contract.  For Colorado Avalanche including $277.5k as a signing bonus and $4.97 million as a guaranteed amount.

Relationship Status

Mikko Rantanen is possibly single at the moment. As of now, he is quite focusing on his career rather than involving in any kind of relationship.

Mikko Rantanen with his friends
CaptionMikko Rantanen with his friends (Photo: Instagram)

Height and Weight

Mikko Rantanen stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 98 kg. Rantanen has light brown colored hair while his eyes are blue in color.

Mikko is active on some sorts of social networking sites such as Facebook and Instagram.

Career

  • At the age of 16 years old, Mikko Rantanen started his junior career for the team, HC TPS SM-liiga during the 2012–2013 season
  • After that, he played with TPS from a youth of 14-years old at the under-16 level. In 15 games, Mikko total scored 2 goals and 3 points.
  • Entering the 2014–2015 season, he signed a two-year extension to remain with the Liiga outfit on 9th October 2014.
  • He recorded a career-high 9 goals and 28 points in 56 games, also serving as an alternate captain.
  • Further, he also featured for TPS junior club in the post-season recording 14 points in 7 contests to help capture the championship, and was given Best Player honors for his efforts.
  • On 26th June 2015, Mikko was taken tenth overall by the Colorado Avalanche at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
  • He signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Colorado on 13th July 2015.
  • After receiving a three-game recall to Colorado, he returned to complete the season with San Antonio, becoming just the seventh teenager to reach the 60-point mark, doing so in just 52 games.
  • On 11th November 2016, he scored his first NHL goal 1:03 into the second period in a game against the Winnipeg Jets.
  • During the 2017–2018 season, he had a breakthrough year, scoring 29 goals and 55 assists in 81 matches for 84 points.
  • On 28th September 2019, he signed a six-year, $55.5 million contract extension with Avalanche.

International Career

  • He was introduced and developed as a youth in the Finnish national junior under-16 program and was first elected at an international tournament at the 2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, scoring seven points in five contests.
  • He continued his progression within the Finnish junior team in earning selection to the 2015 World Junior Championships in Toronto.
  • Despite a disappointing seventh-place finish, he contributed with four goals in five games to earn a top-three player on team selection.
Mikko Rantanen, Finnish ice hockey player
Caption: Mikko Rantanen, Finnish ice hockey player (Photo: Instagram)
  • During his first North American professional season, Colorado Avalanche loaned him to Captain the Finnish junior team as they hosted the World Junior Championships in the year 2016.
  • Further, he played a supporting role throughout the round-robin stage before stepping up his production in the Semi-final against Sweden and scoring in the Final against Russia to help Finland claim the gold medal as well as a cap his junior career.
  • Moreover, He is also famous for having won a gold medal at the World Junior Championships in Finland in 2016 as part of the Finnish national team.

Achievement

  • Mikko was named as part of the All-Star Game team in the AHL as well as the Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Award winner in the year 2016.

FAQs of Mikko Rantanen

Who is Mikko Rantanen?

Mikko Rantanen is a Finnish professional ice hockey player who is widely famous for his work as a forward for the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL.

Where was Mikko Rantanen born?

Mikko Rantanen opened his eyes on 29th October 1996, in Nousiainen, Finland.

Who are the parents of Mikko Rantanen?

He is the son of Hannamaija Rantanen (mother) and Hannu Rantanen (father).