Father: His name is Mikhail Ovechkin.
Mother: Her name is Tatyana Ovechkina. His parents preferred to say that their son would become a famous sportsman as he always chose the steps over the elevator. Their apartment was on the 10th floor. The couple sent him to football and basketball training classes.
Siblings: He had a brother named Sergei who unfortunately passed away. He has also a senior brother named Mikhail.
Husbands and kids: He has tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend named Nastya Shubskaya.
Sexual orientation: straight.
One of his former girlfriends is Maria Kirilenko.
He is one of the wealthiest sportsmen in the world with the net worthcorresponding to $60 million.
Place of living: He currently lives in Virginia, the USA.
Cars: His car collection should impress even the wealthiest people. It includes the models by Mercedes, Honda, and other brands.
What are his most remarkable achievements?
He earned three gold medals during the world contests in 2008, 2012, and 2014. Alex was an acclaimed best forward in 2005.
When did he start showing his interest in hockey?
His love for this kind of sports started when he turned only 2. Parents stated that he was s much hooked by the hockey shows he watched on TV at such an early period.
Who introduced Alex to hockey?
It was his brother Sergei who showed him that people could play such a game. Later on, at the age of 8, he entered the school where he started training.
Has he played for Russia in international contests?
Surely, he has played. In 2003, he contributed immensely to the victory of the Russian team at the World Junior Championship.