Evgeni Malkin Biography

( 1986 - )
May 21, 2018
First published on:May 21, 2018
by John Von

Facts of Evgeni Malkin

Date of Birth: 1986, July 31
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Name Evgeni Yevgeni Vladimirovich Malkin
Famous Name Evgeni Malkin
Father Vladimir Malkin
Mother Natalia Malkina
Nationality Russian
Birth Place Magnitogorsk
Currently Working For Pittsburgh Penguins
Salary $ 8.7 million which he is estimated to earn as an annual salary
Net Worth Around $ 25 million
Weight in KG 88 kg
Tatto(s) Unknown
Affair with Oksana Kondakova
Currently Married Yes
Married to Anna Kasterova
Children son

Evgeni Yevgeni Vladimirovich Malkin or famously known as  Evgeni Malkin is a professional hockey who is currently playing and is the captain of NHL hockey team, Pittsburgh Penguins.

He also represented Russia at the Sochi Olympics.

Evgeni Malkin’s Early Career

Evgeni Malkin is of Russian nationality. He was born to mother, Natalia Malkin, and father, Vladimir Malkin in Magnitogorsk, Russia. He also has a brother named Denis.

His father, Vladimir is a former hockey player and encouraged his son to follow the same game he once played.

To become a hockey player, he was sent to sports academy called Metallurg. He later joined the  Ural region ‘s youth hockey team at the age of 16 and become the major player of the team.

The team traveled to Canada to participate at the youth world championship and got the first position in the tournament.

Evgeni Malkin’s Net worth and Salary

His annual salary playing for Pittsburgh Penguins is estimated to be around $ 8.7 million. Further, he is reported to earn $ 350,000 through his endorsement deals with brands such as GoPro, Upper Deck as well as Framework etc to name a few.

Malkin signed an 8-year contract worth $76 million in 2014 with the average annual salary of $9.5 million. He was the 7th highest earning NHL star in 2014 with $9.85 million in earnings. The last two year carry the base salary of $4.5 million each

Year Salary
2014 $9.5 million
2015 $9.5 million
2016 $9.5 million
2017 $9.5 million
2018 $9.5 million
2019 $9.5 million
2020 $4.5 million
2021 $4.5 million

One of the top ten highest paid athletes in ice hockey, his net worth is rumored to be around $ 25 million.

Malkin owned a house in Pittsburgh which he sold for $2.195 million back in 2010.

He is also a very kind person and has done several charitable works. He donated $30,000 for the treatment of Ivan Semochkin, his former youth teammate's wife when she was diagnosed with blood cancer.

Evgeni Malkin’s Career

After performing impressively at the World Youth Championship in 2006, he was later approached by National Hockey League( NHL).

He started his playing career with Pittsburgh Penguins and became a major for the American ice hockey team.

His most productive years came in 2007/08 and 2008/09, he recorded total  106 points in the 2008/09 season.

In 2013 it was believed his contract with the Penguins was terminated and signed a new contract worth to be $ 76 million. He helped the team win the 2017 Stanley Cup edging Sidney Crosby by 1 point.

Malkin’s Russian team had a disastrous result at the Winter Olympics at Sochi. Even though the Russan team had stars such as Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Ovechkin to name a few.

But the Russian hockey had a miserable and sad run at the tournament. However, it was reported that he is preparing for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Evgeni Malkin’s  Personal Life

He is rumored to have dated and being in a relationship with several women.  It was known that Evgeni was dating a Ufa girl but was not committed to the relationship, so later they broke up.

He also had an affair with a woman named Oksana Kondakova who was born in 1982 and was four older than him. But this did not let her relationship to blossom, The Russian player bought her an apartment located at the best locational area at the Moscow Russia.

After several years of being in a loving relationship with her, the woman wanted to marry him but Evgeni's family did not accept the marriage proposal citing that she, Oksana Kondova wanted to marry only for his money.

It was due to this fact the couple got split up and he is currently married to  Russian TV host, Anna Kasterova in 2016. The couple wedded in America but celebrated the occasion in Russia.

The couple is blessed with a son named Nikita born in May 2016.

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