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Biography & Personal Life of Joe Thornton’s wife Tabea Pfendsack

Biography & Personal Life of Joe Thornton’s wife Tabea Pfendsack

Facts of Tabea Pfendsack

Full Name: Tabea Pfendsack
Gender: Female
Profession: Writer, Business Professional
Country: Switzerland
MarriedJoe Thornton (2009)
StatusMarried
NationalitySwiss
EthnicityWhite
KidsAlya Thornton, River Thornton
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Tabea Pfendsack is a Swiss writer as well as a business professional who has published a children’s book, The Very Hairy But Not So Scary Mouse. She is well-known as the wife of a Canadian-American professional ice hockey player, Joe Thornton.

Early life of Tabea Pfendsack

Tabea Pfendsack opened her eyes somewhere in Switzerland to Swiss parents. Tabea holds a Swiss nationality while she belongs to white ethnical background. Similarly, she follows the Christianity religion.  It seems that she likes to keep it in the dark.

Tabea Pfendsack’s Married Life with Joe Thornton

Tabea Pfendsack and Joe Thornton married in the year 2009 in Switzerland. Their wedding was a private one where their close friends and family were only invited to the wedding. They met for the first time when Joe was playing in the 2004–2005 NHL lockout in Switzerland.

Tabea Pfendsack with her husband, Joe Thornton and son, River
Caption: Tabea Pfendsack with her husband, Joe Thornton, and son, River (Photo: Playerswiki)

Later, they started to get closer when Joe and his teammates used to visit the bar managed by Tabea. As of now, their married life is going quite well.

Blessed with Two Children

Tabea and Joe are blessed with two children, a daughter, and a son. Their daughter, Alya Thornton was born on 14th July 2010, while their son River Thornton was born on 6th June 2013. The whole family can be often seen in some family events where they seem quite happy.

Tabea Pfendsack with her husband, Joe Thornton and children, Alya and River
Caption: Tabea Pfendsack with her husband, Joe Thornton, and children, Alya and River (Photo: Twitter)

Net Worth of Tabea Pfendsack’s Husband

Tabea Pfendsack’s husband, Joe Thornton has an estimated net worth of around $60 million as of 2022. He earned this impressive amount through his career as an ice hockey player. In the year 2015, he earned around $6.75 million as his salary. To date, he has collected more than $108 million as career earnings.

Tabea Pfendsack's husband, Joe Thornton posing with a machine
Caption: Tabea Pfendsack’s husband, Joe Thornton posing with a machine (Photo: Twitter)

Recently, he has signed a 1-year contract of $2 million with the San Jose Sharks, including $2 million guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2 million. In 2019-2020, Thornton will earn a base salary of $2 million while carrying a cap hit of $2 million. Also, he earns some additional cash from different endorsement deals.

Who is Tabea Pfendsack’s Husband?

Tabea Pfendsack’s husband, Joe Thornton is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey player. Currently, he serves as the center and alternate captain for the San Jose Sharks. He was first drafted by the Boston Bruins in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.

Further, he has managed to achieve a lot of playing for the national team of Canada. Gord’s song includes a sorrow about Joe’s poorly-received trade from the Bruins to the Sharks in the year 2005.

Tabea Pfendsack's husband, Joe Thornton
Caption: Tabea Pfendsack’s husband, Joe Thornton (Photo: Golden Gates Sports)

Joe’s first international appearance came when he got named to Canada’s national under-20 team for the 1997 World Junior Championships in Switzerland. At the 2001 World Championships in Germany, Joe has collected a goal as well as an assist in six games. He has played along with his famous teammates such as Tomas Hertl, Brent Burns, Logan Couture, and so on.

Achievements

He is famous as one of the best passers of all time and is one of only 13 players in history with 1,000 NHL assists. In his playing career, his notable achievements include a gold medal in the 2010 Winter Olympics, a silver medal in the 2005 Men’s Ice Hockey Championships, a gold medal in the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, as well as a gold medal in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Tabea Pfendsack's husband, Joe Thornton with his teammate, Rick Nash
Caption: Tabea Pfendsack’s husband, Joe Thornton with his teammate, Rick Nash (Photo: Zimbio)

Professional Career

  • Tabea Pfendsack is a business professional and a writer by her profession.
  • She aims to finesse her way into the hearts of young readers with her box of colored pencils.
Tabea Pfendsack and her husband, Joe Thornton promoting her book
Caption: Tabea Pfendsack and her husband, Joe Thornton promoting her book (Photo: St Thomas Times Journal)
  • Besides, she has teamed up with writer Tim Fennema to publish their illustrated children’s book, The Very Hairy But Not So Scary Mouse.
  • The debut in a planned series of their book is designed to help children understand, rather than fear animals that some people are afraid of.

FAQs of Tabea Pfendsack

Who is Tabea Pfendsack?

Tabea Pfendsack is a Swiss writer as well as a business professional who has published a children’s book, The Very Hairy But Not So Scary Mouse.

Where was Tabea Pfendsack born?

Tabea Pfendsack opened her eyes somewhere in Switzerland to Swiss parents.