Alexander Ovechkin Salary, Facebook,Twitter and Net Worth

Published Date   22nd May. 2017, 23:28 pm
Alexander Ovechkin Salary, Facebook,Twitter and Net Worth
Quick Info
Birth Name:Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin
Date of Birth:17/09/1985
Age: 33 years old
Nationality:Russian
Net Worth:$ 30 million




Alexander Ovechkin salary is huge. Alexander Ovechkin salary is due to his hard work and efforts he delivers in his games. Alexander Ovechkin salary is estimated to be 10 million dollars per year. His games are loved by many people all around the world. He is one of the highest paid NHL players. He is a Russian and of white ethnicity.

Synopsis

Alexander Ovechkin is a Russian ice hockey winger. He is also the captain of Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. He has been playing hockey for a very long time. He is well known all around the world as the two-time Olympic gold winner hockey winger.

Born

Alexander Ovechkin full name Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin was born in Moscow, Russia. He was born on September 17, 1985. His current age is 31 as of now.

Early life and Education

Alexander Ovechkin since his childhood days was very passionate about hockey. At the age of 2, he grabbed a hockey stick toy and did not let it go. That was the time when his parents came to know that he was interested in hockey. He was very active and showed symptoms of being an athlete when he used to take stairs to the 10th-floor apartment instead of lifts. His parents encouraged him to play. Alexander Ovechkin enrolled in hockey school at the age of 8. His parents were unable to take him to the rink for which he had to postpone his hockey career.

Career and Net worth

Alexander Ovechkin started playing hockey at the age of 16 with the Moscow Dynamo which is a Russian team. He became the youngest member of the Russian National team in a year later. In 2004, he was selected first overall NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals. He was projected as the first overall pick for two years. He was compared to Mario Lemieux during this period. He stayed in Dynamo for one more season. He signed a contract with Avangard Omsk which is the rival Russian team. He then later signed a thirteen-year contract with the Capitals worth 124 million dollars on 10 January 2008. He was paid a salary of 9.5 million dollars which made him the highest paid NHL player. Before Russia lost 4-3 to the Czech Republic, Alexander Ovechkin scored six goals and three assists in seven games at the 2006 IIHF World Championships. Seeing his effort, he was selected among one of the six players to the Media All-Star team. Alexander Ovechkin led Russian to a gold medal at the 2008 IIHF World Championships. For the second time, he got selected to the Media All-Star team. He scored two goals and two assists in the Russia-Canada match in the 2010 Winter Olympics where Russia lost to Canada in the quarterfinals by a score of 7-3.

Alexander Ovechkin net worth is huge. Alexander Ovechkin net worth is estimated to be 30 million dollars. Alexander Ovechkin salary is handsome. Alexander Ovechkin salary is 10 million dollars per year. Alexander Ovechkin salary ascendant is due to his efforts and dedication towards his games. Alexander Ovechkin salary makes him the richest NHL player.

Personal life and Spouse

Alexander Ovechkin father, Mikhail Ovechkin was an expert soccer player early in his time and his mother, Tatyana Ovechkin is a two-time Olympic gold winner in the year 1976 and 1980. Alexander Ovechkin is not a married man. He has never been rumored to have been dating anyone until in 2015 he was linked and was assumed to be dating Nastya Shubskaya during March. Alexander Ovechkin has been related and linked with other various names like Ekaterina, Victoria Lopyreva, Maria Kirilenko, Valeria Sokolova and much more.

Awards, Achievement, and Recognition

Alexander Ovechkin has won many awards. He was selected to the NHL First All-Star team in the year 2006-2010, 2013 and 2015. He was selected to the NHL Second All-Star team in the year 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016. He got the Hart Memorial Trophy three times. He was honored with Lester B. Pearson Award as the most outstanding player in the year 2008-2010. He became the NHL Player of the year in 2008, 2009 and 2013. He also received the most valuable player by Wayne Gretzky Awards. He is the only player to have been named the First All-Star player in his first five seasons. He is the sixth player to have a record of 50+ goals in NHL history in 6 seasons. He is the fifth fastest player to score 500 goals in the NHL history.

He won the best forward and All-Star team in the 2005 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship. He also won the All-Star team in the 2006 winter Olympics, 2006 world championships and 2008 world championships. Alexander Ovechkin won the Gold Medal at the 2012 World Championships and 2014 World Championships.

Alexander Ovechkin Facebook has a large number of likes. Alexander Ovechkin Facebook provides information about his personal as well as his professional life. Alexander Ovechkin Twitter has a large number of followers. Alexander Ovechkin Twitter is followed by his national as well as his international fans.

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