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.