Net Worth: $30 Million
With a net worth of $30 million in 2012, Alexander Ovechkin is a professional hockey player who currently plays for the National Hockey League. This Russian athlete currently serves as the captain and winger of the NHL franchise Washington Capitals.
Ate age 16, he started playing hockey. His professional debut came during the 2001-2012 season. Prior to his NHL career, Alexander Ovechkin spent four seasons with the Russian Superleague with the HC Dynamo Moscow. His NHL career officially started in 2004 when he was selected as the first overall pick by the Washington Nationals in the 1994 NHL Draft. During the 2012–13 NHL lockout, Alexander Ovechkin played for Kontinental Hockey League with HC Dynamo Moscow.
On his final year with his rookie contract, the Washington Capitals offered Alexander Ovechkin a 13-year contract extension which was reported to be worth $124 million. Throughout his entire NHL career, he was part of an NHL First All-Star Team for five times (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010). In 2006, he was named as NHL Rookie of the Year by Calder Memorial Trophy. In 2008 and 2009, he was named by The Sporting News as the NHL Player of the Year.
Alexander Ovechkin was born on September 7, 1985 in Moscow Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He was born to a two-time basketball Olympic medalist Tatyana Ovechkina, and retired professional soccer player Mikhail Ovechkin.