Crosby began playing hockey at the age of two years, shooting pucks against the family’s clothes dryer. He learned to stake at three. Crosby attended Astral Drive Junior High School and after some years transferred to Shattuck-Saint Marry’s in Faribault, Minnesota, to play with the school’s hockey program.
He is well known as the youngest captain in a National Hockey League (NHL). He was the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. After a successful junior career, he was a highly regarded draft picks in hockey, leading many refer to the 2005 Draft Lottery as “Sidney Crosby Sweepstakes.” More significantly, he was the second youngest player ever to win the Hart Trophy as the league’s most valuable player. In addition to his success in the NHL, Sidney was also instrumental in leading Team Canada to the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.
Crosby was nominated for Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential people list. He signed the richest endorsement deal in NHL history with Reebok, expected to pay Crosby $1.4 million per year for 5-7 year. He also signed the deal with Adidas, Bell, Tim Hortons and Gatorade. Addressed as one of Canada’s “Legendry goal-scorers and storied leader,” Sidney was featured in Canada Post’s NHL Great Canadian Forwards stamp collection, alongside Guy Lafler, Darryl Sittler, Mark Messier, Phil Esposito and Steve Yzerman. Professional hockey player Sidney won an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter for his role in “There's no Place like Home with Sidney Crosby.” He also created the Sidney Crosby Foundation, an organization that provides support to charities benefiting children.
Professional hockey player Crosby has kept his personal life hidden from the media. Rumors have that Crosby is dating Kathy Luther from 9 years. Both of them have kept their personal life private. The two make a very sizzling hot couple and are pretty serious about each other.
Talking about his net worth and salary, his salary per year is $12 million, and his estimated net worth is $45 million. He widely earns his wealth from his profession.