Bokondji Imama Age, Family, Parent, Salary, and Net Worth

By | September 15, 2023

Bokondji Imama Biography

Bokondji “Boko” Imama is a professional Canadian ice hockey left winger for the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL (National Hockey League).

Bokondji Imama Age

He is 26 years old as of March 2023, having been born on August 3, 1996, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Bokondji Imama shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Tom Brady, Grav3yardgirl, Brandon Rogers, D’Aydrian Harding, Landry Bender, and many more.

Bokondji Imama Family

He was born to Bokondji (Father) and Kumbia (Mother). His parents immigrated to Canada from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Bokondji Imama Siblings

He has four sisters. However, his sisters’ names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.

Bokondji Imama Education

Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.

Bokondji Imama Wife

On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Bokondji Imama Kids

He does not have any kids as of March 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Bokondji Imama Playing Career

He was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 QMJHL Entry Draft by the Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He went on and joined the Drakkar for the 2012-13 QMJHL season. Noted for his physicality, he spent parts of three seasons with the Drakkar before being traded to the Saint John Sea Dogs in 2014-15.

After that season, he was selected in the sixth round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning. However, the QMJHL suspended him for 15 games in December 2015. This was after he came off the Sea Dogs’ bench to defend 15-year-old teammate Joe Veleno during a brawl against the Halifax Mooseheads.

Overall, he finished the 2015-16 season with 19 points in 48 games. In 2016, he led the Sea Dogs and finished seventh in the QMJHL with 41 goals in 66 games. During the 2017 QMJHL playoffs, he added 15 points in 18 games as the Sea Dogs won the President’s Cup. He scored one goal and added two assists in four games with Saint John at the 2017 Memorial Cup.

He was traded to the Los Angeles Kings on May 31, 2017, in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The following day, he signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings.

Professional Career

He spent the first four seasons of his professional career with the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League. He was the target of a racist taunt by Bakersfield Condor’s defenceman Brandon Manning during the 2019-20 season. This resulted in a five-game suspension for Manning. He and Manning faced each other on February 7, 2020, in a game for the first time since the incident and fought early in the first period. Later Imama added a goal and an assist to complete a Gordie Howe hat trick (and was named the game’s third star) in what was ultimately a 10-3 Reign win.

On July 24, 2021, the Kings traded Imama and defenceman Cole Hults to the Arizona Coyotes. In exchange for forwards Tyler Steenbergen and Brayden Burke. Once again he was the target of a racist gesture by San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik in a game on January 12, 2022. This was during his first season with the Coyotes AHL affiliate, the Tucson Roadrunners.

Later that month, Hrabik was suspended by the AHL for 30 games. On April 22, 2022, the Coyotes recalled Imama from the Roadrunners. And made his NFL debut that night in a game against the Washington Capitals. The following day, he scored his first NHL goal against St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington in a 5-4 Coyotes overtime loss.

Bokondji Imama Height and Weight

Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 1 inch (1.85m) and a weight of 101kg (222 lbs).

Bokondji Imama Salary and Net Worth

News on the internet shows that he has a salary of $750,000 and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.


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