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Alexander Ovechkin Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Fri Mar, 2016
Alexander Ovechkin

Facts of Alexander Ovechkin

Date of Birth: 1985 , September-17
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Alexander Ovechkin
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity White
Profession Ice hockey player
Working For Russian National Ice Hockey Team
Net Worth $30 million
Weight in KG 108 kg
Married N/A
Education Southern California University
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
Movies Eadweard
TV Show Hell on Wheels
Birth Name Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin
Birth Place/City Moscow
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Affair with Nastya Shubskaya
Awards 2014 World Championships – Gold Medal
Nick Name Alex
Father Mikhail Ovechkin
Mother Tatyana Ovechkina
Body Measurements 32-24-35 inches.
Married to Michiel Vos
Children Thomas Vincent Vos(son), Paul Michael Vos(son)
Divorce not/known
Sisters Jacqueline Pelosi, Christine Pelosi, and Nancy Corinne Pelosi.
Siblings Paul Pelosi Jr.
Salary $ 10 million
Girlfriend Nastya Shubskaya

Quick Timeline of Alexander Ovechkin

1985 Born in Moscow, Russia
1988 Grabbed his first toy hockey stick
1993 Joined the hockey school
1995 His brother Sergei Ovechkin died
2001 Began playing with Dynamo Moscow
2001 Won the gold medal for the Junior National Team
2005 Won RSL title
2005 Played his first game with Washington Capitals
2006 Won Calder Memorial Trophy
2008 Won the gold medal at the 2008 IIHF World Championship

Detail Timeline of Alexander Ovechkin

September 17 , 1985

Born in Moscow, Russia

Tall and talented, Alexander was born as Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin in Moscow, Russia to Mikhail Ovechkin and Tatyana Ovechkina. Both of his parents are also a former sports person. He is a Russian national and is of Russian descent.

1988

Grabbed his first toy hockey stick

Alexander's interest in sports began at the age of 2. At the age of 2, while he was in a Soviet toy store he took a hockey stick and he hesitated to leave it there. He also used to run the 10th floor apartment on foot rather than taking the elevator.

1993

Joined the hockey school

He used to visit the soccer ground at a young age. As his interest in hockey was increasing, he attended hockey school when he was just 8. Though his parents hesitated to take his to the rink, his talent was discovered by the Ovechkin's coach and he pursued his parents to enroll ALex in hockey.

1995

His brother Sergei Ovechkin died

He had two siblings named Sergei Ovechkin and Mikhael Ovechkin. HIs older brother Sergei Ovechkin was the one who first introduced him to hockey and hockey school. Sergei Ovechkin died at a young age in a car accident. 

2001

Began playing with Dynamo Moscow

When he was 16, he joined Russian Superleague as a Dynamo Moscow player. He turned professional in 2001 and displayed some beautiful games for the next four years. In his first 21 games he scored four points. 

2001

Won the gold medal for the Junior National Team

He also had the successful career as an international player since a young age, he lead Russian Junior National Team wins the gold medal when he was just 16. He also scored two hat ticks in this tournament. 

2005

Won RSL title

As his talent was growing with the passage of time, he was drafted to the Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft but he stayed in Dynamo for one more season due to the 2004–05 NHL lockouts. During that year he also lead Dynamo win the RSL title.

October 5 , 2005

Played his first game with Washington Capitals

With the end of the lockout, he joined Washington Capitals at the end of 2005 and played his debut game with them on 5th of October 2005. He scored his first hat trick against Jean-Sébastien Giguère in the early 2006.

2006

Won Calder Memorial Trophy

His first session in Washington Capitals was one of the successful years in his life. He led that session in goals, points, power-play goals and shots. He also won Calder Memorial Trophy for NHL's best rookie.

2008

Won the gold medal at the 2008 IIHF World Championship

Alexander Ovechkin is a professional ice hockey from Russia. He was selected in the Russian senior team since his late teens. He led Russia to several glories. They won the gold medal at the 2008 IIHF World Championship. 

Content

Though Alexander is a successful player as an ice hockey and is already in his 30s, it seems like he is still in search of love of his life. There is no any information about his love affairs, girlfriend and his married life.

Alexander's interest in sports began at the age of 2. At the age of 2, while he was in a Soviet toy store he took a hockey stick and he hesitated to leave it there. He also used to run the 10th floor apartment on foot rather than taking the elevator. He also used to visit the soccer ground at a young age. As his interest in hockey was increasing, he attended hockey school when he was just 8. Though his parents hesitated to take his to the rink, his talent was discovered by the Ovechkin's coach and he pursued his parents to enroll ALex in hockey. When he was 16, he joined Russian Superleague as a Dynamo Moscow player. He turned professional in 2001 and displayed some beautiful games for the next four years. As his talent was growing with the passage of time, he was drafted to the Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft but he stayed in Dynamo for one more season due to the 2004–05 NHL lockouts. During that year he also lead Dynamo win the RSL title. With the end of the lockout, he joined Washington Capitals at the end of 2005 and played his debut game with them on 5th of October 2005. He scored his first hat trick against Jean-Sébastien Giguère in the early 2006. He also had the successful career as an international player since a young age, he lead Russian Junior National Team wins the gold medal when he was just 16. In 2016, he is earning the annual salary of 10 million USD and his net worth is said to be around $124 million.