Evgeni Malkin, the 32-year-old Russian professional ice hockey player is famously known as the alternate captain for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches and celebrates his birthday on the 31st of July. According to various sources, he has a pretty stable net worth given his successful career.
As per his love life, Malkin is married to Russian television personality Anna Kasterova. The couple has a son named Nikita.
- Full Name : Evgeni Malkin
- Birth Date : 31 July 1986
- Birthplace : Magnitogorsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
- Wiki : NA
Evgeni Malkin: Personal Life
Evgeni Malkin was born on May 6, 1992, in Magnitogorsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He was raised by his parents Vladimir Malkin who worked for the largest iron and steel works industry in Russia, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works and Natalia Malkin. His father has also remained an ice hockey player and participated in the Metallurg Magnitogorsk youth and club hockey system. He also has a sibling named Denis Malkin with whom he grew up alongside.
As per his schooling, there is not much information available about it. However, it is known that he holds a Russian nationality and stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches.
As per his love life, it was announced that Malkin and Anna Kasterova got engaged in November 2015 but their dating history goes way back. Anna Kasterova is a Russian television personality who is known for her lead role in a reality show I – the Police in 2014. As covered by various sources, Anna and Malkin found out they were pregnant and decided to walk down the aisle in 2016. They welcomed their first child, Nikita on May 1, 2016.
- Nationality : Russian
- Ethinicity : N A
- Height : 6 feet 3 inch
- Weight : N A
- Education : N A
- Wife : N A
- Children : Nikita (Son)
- Parents : Vladmir and Natalia Malkin
Evgeni Malkin: Professional Life
Evgeni Malkin is famous for being a hockey player by profession who plays the center position. He started skating at the age of three but his career really began at age seventeen, when he made his Russian Superleague debut in the 2003–04. He also made his international debut the same year when he represented Russia for the 2003 U-18 World Championships and bagged the bronze medal.
Malkin started by playing for his hometown club Metallurg Magnitogorsk for their junior as well as senior teams. He was then drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2004 NHL Draft as second overall. However, his NHL career only began in 2016 due to a transfer dispute.
According to the lawsuit, he should not be permitted to play in the NHL because he happened to sign a deal that would have kept him in Russia until May 2007. The case was denied in 205 and eventually dropped in 2007. And Malkin did not disappoint as he bagged the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s best rookie while playing for the Penguins on his first season. Similarly, he was also awarded Art Ross Trophy, Conn Smythe Trophy, as well as Ted Lindsay Award and led his team to the Stanley Cup Final for two seasons straight and winning in 2009.
As per his international career, his career highlights were when he represented Russia as a junior in two IIHF World U18 Championships and three IIHF World U20 Championships. He helped his team capture one gold, two silvers, and one bronze medal. As a senior, he has played in four IIHF World Championships and has played for team Russia during three Winter Olympic Games, in Turin, Vancouver, and Sochi.
Besides hockey, Malkin is the owner of a restaurant in Magnitogorsk which is known for its design replicating the inside of a prison. Moreover, he has also a member of the Putin Team social movement that supports President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
- Profession : Hockey Player, Restaurant owner
- Worked for : Metallurg Magnitogorsk
- Working for : Pittsburgh Penguins
Evgeni Malkin: Net worth and Salary
Being a successful player and an alternate captain, Malkin’s is reported to earn an annual salary of $8.7 million and his net worth is estimated to be $25 million as of 2019.
- Net Worth : $25 million
- Salary : $8.7 million
Evgeni Malkin: Social Media
Evgeni Malkin is active in social media to connect with his fandom.