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Alex Ovechkin Married to Anastasia Shubskaya; Facts about the Hockey Star

Published Thu Feb 27 2020 By Christina
Alex Ovechkin Married to Anastasia Shubskaya; Facts about the Hockey Star

One of the top ice hockey players and goal scorers in the world, Alex Ovechkin's got it all covered. From winning the Stanley Cup to enjoying his loving marital relationship with the gorgeous model, Anastasia Shubskaya.

Ovechkin's team 'Washington Capitals' won their first championship ever in their 44-year history of hockey. He's not been given the title of the powerhouse of hockey for the sake of it. The professional Russian player's journey is quite the delight to watch. So let's dive right into the details of the successful player.

Married to Anastasia Shubskaya

Alex was once engaged to tennis player Maria Kirilenko back in 2014. However, things went sour in their relationship, causing the couple to call it quits. Although, the Hockey player did end up finding the woman of his life, Russian actress Anastasia Shubskaya, the daughter of Vera Glagoleva a established actress and director.

Russian marriage ceremony of alex and natsya

The pair married in a close ceremony surrounded by friends and family.
Source: Russian Machine Never Breaks

Shubskaya and Ovechkin tied the knot on July 08, 2016, in their home country Russia. The couple took their vows at the Barvikha Luxury Village, which is located just outside of Moscow, surrounded by their close families and loved ones.

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The bride adorned a beautiful, white full-length gown topped by a lace overlay with her bridesmaid alongside her, wearing a pink dress. The couple has come a long way in their relationship, as they announced the birth of their first kid back in 2018 and now are currently expecting a second kid.

Comes from an Athletic Background

The 34-year-old hockey athlete comes from a well-established sports background family. The Ovechkin family's got mother, Tatyana Ovechkin, who is an impressive two-time Olympic gold medalist in basketball, and father Mikhail Ovechkin, a professional football player.

Young Ovi with his parents

A young Ovi, with basketball star mother and soccer player father.
Source: Russian Machine Never Breaks

The hockey player's lineage is ever so evident in his career throughout his childhood. He attended a public school reputed for military discipline and attended Dynamo Moscow's sports school for training. The Russian athlete played in the highest level of professional hockey at the prime age of 16.

Professional Game Career

Often referred as 'Alexander the Great,' Ovi started his career by playing for 'Dynamo Moscow' in the Russian Superleague for about four seasons beginning in 2001 to 2005.

Alex is mainly famous for his deadly yet effective one timer.
Source: SI

Our 'Alexander the Great' joined the now-famous Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft but only joined the team in the 2005-06 season. He proved out to be unbeatable by scoring 52 goals, 54 assists, and a whopping 106 points by finishing third overall in the league.

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After that, it's all history. During the 2017-18 season, Ove broke all the records from being the first player in 100 years with back-to-back hat-tricks while starting the season. Not only that, he led the Capitals to the Stanley Cup Finals, marking the team's historic win over Vegas Golden Knights.

Millions of Net Worth

'The Great Eight' name also comes with a rocking career and an equally smashing net worth. Our Washington Capitals' captain and ice hockey winger is already regarded as one of the greatest hockey players in the long-run history of NHL.

Alex's first child

First public photo of Sergei Ovechkin son of Alex and Natsya Ovechkin.
Source: Instagram

Similarly, all that name and fame brought a good income in the house. Ovi is the holder of a staggering $60 million net worth. He marks himself as the 5th richest hockey player in the world, according to Wealthy Gorilla.

At the age of only 34, the hockey player is making headlines. He's still got tons to achieve. To know more of upcoming news, don't forget to check out Glamour Fame.