Henrik Lundqvist Biography

Updated On Jun 16, 2019 Published On Jun 16, 2019
Facts of Henrik Lundqvist
Date of Birth: 1982 , March-2
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Henrik Lundqvist
Birth Name Henrik Lundqvist
Nick Name King Henrik Hank
Father Peter Lundqvist
Mother Eva Johansson
Nationality Swedish
Birth Place/City Are, Sweden
Ethnicity White
Profession Professional Ice Hockey Player
Working For New York Ranger NHL
Net Worth $35 million
Salary $7,000,000
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Ligth Brown
Shoe Size 10 US
Weight in KG 88 kg
Tattoo(s) In left hand with his daughter name with date and time of her birth
Married Yes
Married to Therese Andersson
Children Charlise Lundqvist and Juli Lundqvist
Online Presence Yes
Siblings Joel Lundqvist and Gabriella Lundqvist
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Henrik Lundqvist is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. He is the only goaltender in the NHL history to record 11 30-win seasons in a total of his initial 12 seasons.

Who is Henrik Lundqvist?

Ice hockey goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was born on 2nd March 1982 with his identical twin brother Joel, in Are, Jamtland, Sweden.

He is one of the three children to Peter Lundqvist and Eva Johansson. He has an elder sister Gabriella Lundqvist

How old is Henrik Lundqvist?

Henrik Lundqvist has reached the age of 37, as of 2019. Swedish native, Lundqvist belongs to the white ethnic background with the birth sign Pieces.

Henrik Lundqvist's Professional Career

He began his career with Frolunda HC in 2000 and made his debut in the season opener on 21st September 2004. His turning point came in 2001, playing World's Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Moscow with a fourth-place finish in the tournament. He has won two titles, in 2003 and 2005.

He signed with the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League in 2005 with a two-year contract after his success from Frolunda HC. His debut match was on 8th October 2005; he soon struck 30 wins to break the New York Rangers' franchise record wins by newcomer goaltender.

Lundqvist signed a one-year contract extension with the Rangers in 2007 for $4.25 million. Later, on 13 February 2008, he signed a six-year extension contract for $41.25 million with the Rangers, averaging $6.875 million per season.

Because of his skills, he again signed a contract for seven years for $59.5 million with an average annual cap hit of $8.5 million.

Henrik Lundqvist Personal Life & Relationship History

Henrik Lundqvist is married to Therese Andersson; they first met at Frolunda HC in Swedish Elitserien. After 12 years of affair, they got engaged in December 2010 and tied the knot in the summer of 2011.

CAPTION: Henrik Lundqvist with his wife Therese Andersson
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The couple had their first daughter Charlise Lundqvist on 10th July 2010 and second child Juli Lundqvist on 20th March 2015. 

CAPTION: Henrick with his family during the match 

Henrik and Therese marriage relation is going strong, and they live happily with their two children in New York.

Henrik Lundqvist's Net worth

Henrik Lundqvist's net worth as of 2019 is estimated to be $35 million. He earned his net worth by working in a various television commercial, but his major source of income is his Ice hockey career with New York Rangers.

Talking of his salary, he is regarded as the highest paid goaltender in New York Rangers with around US$41.25 million in 2008. Likewise, he had seven years contract extension worth $59.5 million with an average annual cap hit of $8.5 million in 2013.

Salary Break Down at New York Rangers

Year Earnings
2014 (Signing Bonus, Salary & contract) $7,05,00,000
2015  (Salary) $3,000,000
2016 (Salary & Sale of Asset) $9,99,00,000
2017 (Salary) $9,000,000
2018 (Salary) $7,500,000
2019 (Salary) $7,000,000

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Joined New York Rangers (NHL)


After getting success and fame from his previous team, he joined the New York Ranger and played many national games and won the various games from the team.

Henrik Lundqvist was born in Are, Jamtland, Sweden.

March 2 , 1982

Henrik Lundqvist and his identical twin brother were born in Are, Jamtland, Sweden.  He is a Swedish citizen and belongs to white ethnicity.

Got married to Therese Andersson


He tied the knot with his girlfriend, whom he had been dating for 12 years before he became a professional ice hockey player.

Henrick first daughter Charlise Lundqvist

July 10 , 2010

Henrick Lundqvist first daughter Charlise Lundqvist was born on 10th July 2010 before the couple got married 2011.

Henrik second child Juli Lundqvist

March 20 , 2015

Henrick and Therese second child Juli Lundqvist was born on 20th March 2015 in New York.