Luke Prokop just came out as gay but who is his partner? Here is everything about his boyfriend or girlfriend.
Last month, Carl Nassib became the first openly gay NFL player in history. Likewise, his announcement also sent a ripple effect across the sports.
Now, an NHL player, Luke Prokop, has come out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Luke Prokop Gay Partner: Does He Have Boyfriend Or Girlfriend?
Luke Prokop came out as gay via an Instagram post.
The NHL prospect wrote, “I am no longer scared to hide who I am. Today I am proud to publicly tell everyone that I am gay”. Likewise, he also captioned the photo with rainbow-colored hearts.
Apparently, Luke Prokop went through dating apps to find a partner last year. However, he became frustrated as he couldn’t be his authentic self. Eventually, he took the decision to come out as gay.
This means we will not be hearing about Luke Prokop’s girlfriend. Instead, we may get to know Luke Prokop and his loving boyfriend very soon.
But, Luke Prokop seems single with no gay partners right now.
Who Are Luke Prokop Parents? Father Mother
Prior to the public, Luke Prokop came out to his parents at first.
In March 2020, Prokop gathered his courage to finally disclose his true identity to his family. Similarly, he also came out to his sister and brother, Josh at a similar time frame.
Soon after, the athlete confided with his close friends and then teammates. In June, he told the Predators management about his sexuality.
All of the people were very supportive of Prokop and his journey. Similarly, fans all over the internet have expressed their love for the NHL player.
Moreover, Luke Prokop at aged 19 years old has now become the first openly gay NHL player.
Luke Prokop Drafted By Nashville Predators
Luke Prokop is a Nashville Predators prospect.
He was drafted by the team on the 2020 NHL draft. Likewise, Luke Prokop stands 6 feet and 4 inches in height and plays as a right-handed defenseman.
The player has reportedly signed a three-year entry-level contract worth $2.4 million USD with the Predators. Thus, Luke Prokop earns at least a salary of $800K USD each year.
However, Luke Prokop doesn’t have Wikipedia yet. Though, he does have a Twitter bio with 3.1k followers.
We are very happy for Luke Prokop on his new chapter. We can’t wait to see him on the ice rink.
Furthermore, the NHL has always been supported the LGBTQ+ community. In fact, many NHL players have frequently wrapped their hockey sticks in the rainbow to celebrate pride nights.