Who Is Jake Oettinger Brother Thomas? Meet His Parents Chris And Kelly Oettinger

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Jake Oettinger’s brother Thomas Oettinger is the youngest of five siblings. Jake has two sisters, Victoria and Kendall Oettinger, and two brothers, Jackson and Thomas Oettinger.

Jakob Oettinger, also known as Jake, was born on December 18, 1998, in Lakeville, Minnesota. Fans also call him Otter.

Jake Oettinger In Jersey No. 29
Jake Oettinger In Jersey No. 29 (Source: Instagram)

Jake is a professional American ice hockey goaltender for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL), which features players like Joe Pavelski and Jamie Benn.

Additionally, he played for Lakeville North High School and Boston University. 

The goaltender started playing for the USA Hockey National Team Development Program during his freshman year in high school.

He was acknowledged as one of the top prospects for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft after being part of the development program.

The Dallas Stars drafted Jakob with the 26th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Jake Oettinger Brother And Family

Jake Oettinger was born to Chris and Kateri Oettinger in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. His parents are no longer together, and his father has married another woman, Kelly.

Chris was the one who encouraged Otter to pursue an ice hockey career, and at the age of 12, he knew Jake was good at being a goalie.

Growing up, Jake got his first gift, a Fleury Fathead, from his stepmother, which earned a place in his bedroom until he was 15 or 16.

His parents are very proud of Jakob and support him very much.

Jake Oettinger With His Family
Jake Oettinger With His Family (Source: Instagram)

Jakob has altogether four siblings, including two half-siblings. Jackson and Victoria are from the same parents, while Kendall and Thomas are from his father’s second marriage.

The ice hockey player’s younger brother, Jackson Oettinger, was born on October 7, 1997. Jackson is currently working as a clinical research associate at Inspire Medical Systems.

Victoria Oettinger was born on May 21, 1995, and is engaged to her long-term boyfriend in November 2022.

The Oettinger family was blessed with another child, another daughter Kendall Oettinger, on March 3, 2012. Kendall loves to eat ice cream and hang out with the siblings.

Thomas Oettinger is the youngest of five siblings and was born in 2014. Thomas is also interested in sports and likes to play knee hockey.

All of the Oettinger family support Jakob by frequently attending his games and cheering him on.

Jake Oettinger’s Girlfriend

The Stars goaltender is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Kennedi Schumacher.

Kennedi was born on June 3, 1999, and she has a younger brother named Tucker Schumacher.

Jake Oettinger With His Girlfriend Kennedi
Jake Oettinger With His Girlfriend Kennedi (Source: Instagram)

She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in financial management from the University of St. Thomas in December 2020.

Kennedi was a BP Fashion Ambassador at Nordstrom in 2016 for more than a year.

Schumacher has been working as a finance and marketing manager at Tradition Wealth Management, LLC since 2015.

Talking about Jake and Kennedi, they started dating on October 5, 2019. Schumacher and Oettinger post photos of each other on Instagram and other social media platforms and share beautiful moments of them.

Moreover, Kennedi is also close to the parents of the ice hockey player and has been seen attending various events together.

Neeki Kakshyapati
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