Alex is a Russia-based Ice Hockey player from a family full of sports that led him to learn athletics from his childhood. He is known chiefly as Ovi and is the all-time most outstanding player of hockey in entire history. He has recently been on a contract with Washington Capitals and has been leading the team as a Captain since 2017.
He was born in Moscow, Russia, on the 17th of September, 1985. He never went to a traditional academic school, but his parents preferred him to enroll in a sports school where they carry education side by side. Till high school, he remained a student of Dynamo Sports High School.
The inspiration for Alex to join hockey was his elder brother, who wanted to be part of the NHL, to whom he lost in an accident when Aleks was only 12. At 12, he scored 50 goals and dedicated the victory to his brother.
Alex Ovechkin Biography and Net Worth
|Full Name Alexander Ovechkin
|Birth Date September 17, 1985
|Age 36 years old (in 2022)
|Birthplace Moscow, Russia
|Profession Ice Hockey Player
|Net Worth $55 Million
Alex Ovechkin Family
Alex’s father, Mr. Ovechkin, was a football player and had remained coach in his late 60’s. However, his mother was into basketball with the title of dual Gold medalist.
After being a part of several Junior hockey clubs, Alex professionally began his career by joining Super League, a Russian Team. He played almost four seasons with them with 13 wins, then was appointed by National Hockey League.
During his debut, Aleks has a record of scoring 40 goals with 35 assists. Well, most of his markings in the Super League are still on top, as no one could have achieved them.
Before NHL, he had joined Washington Capitals, there he had the opportunity to play against international teams for the first time. Alex played only one season with Washington and won three certifications with two contracts ahead.
Overall, he has got succeeded in most of the drafts as he was hustling and learning these sports from a very early time of his life which paid him well in his future.
In 2011, Aleks did his first hat trick, which made his path clear towards the captaincy; from 2010 onwards, he has been leading the team with his best.
Who is Alex Ovechkin’s Wife/Girlfriend?
Aleks got married in 2017 when he was 30. His wife Anastasia has been with him for almost a decade, and they announced their engagement on media with a massive celebration in 2015.
The due is considered the most loved one and has two kids now with a difference of three years. However, his wife is the eldest daughter of a film director and producer, Vera.
Net worth of Alex Ovechkin
Busting the curiosity of thousands, as per the resources of Forbes, Alex is the richest hockey player, with a rough net worth of $55 million. The first million he received was in 2008 when he signed a contract of 10 years worth $80 million.
Honors of Alex Ovechkin
Aleks has got 3 Rookie of the Years, with 9 Richard Trophies, All-star Award, Pearson Award, and the Top scorer of Nation Hockey League.
|Height: 5’ 6” (in feet)
|Weight: 80 (in Kg)
|Figure measurements: 38-38-40 inches
|Eye color: Dark Brown
|Hair color: Black