Mika Zibanejad

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Facts of Mika Zibanejad

Full Name
Mika Zibanejad
Birth Name
Mika Zibanejad
Famous Name
Mika Zibanejad
Nathalie Boucher
Affair with
Nathalie Boucher
Mehrdad Zibanejad
Ritva Zibanejad


Career & Net worth

ice hockey player
Currently Club
New York Rangers
Career Earnings


Nathalie Boucher
Affair with
Nathalie Boucher

Mika Zibanejad is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2022, Mika Zibanejad currently plays for the New York Rangers as their center. Mika Zibanejad has played for other teams like Djurgardens IF and Ottawa Senators.

Mika Zibanejad reportedly earns around $5,350,000 as his yearly salary from New York Rangers. Further, he has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. Additionally, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Nathalie Boucher. 

Mika Zibanejad Bio and Early Life

Mika Zibanejad was born on 18 April 1993 in Huddinge, Sweden to parents Mehrdad Zibanejad and Ritva Zibanejad. As per his nationality, he is Swedish and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aries. Additionally, he has a half-brother named Monir Kalgoum.

Before deciding to pursue hockey, Zibanejad played football as a child. He started playing hockey at the age of six in Hammarby IF. 

Mika Zibanejad Girlfriend, Relationship, and Personal Life

As far as his marital status is concerned,  he is yet to be married but reportedly, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Nathalie Boucher. Further, the duo has been dating since April 2012. His girlfriend Nathalie is a Canadian by nationality and was born to parents  Alain and Michelle Boucher.

Mika Zibanejad's Girlfriend Nathalie Boucher SOURCE: Fabwags.com

In addition, she is a blogger and designer by profession. Despite being in a buzzy relationship, they haven't revealed their wedding date until now.  Contrary to being spotted together at many places, they haven't shared the picture in their social media accounts yet.

Mika Zibanejad, his girlfriend, Nathalie Boucher SOURCE: Pinterest

Apart from his present relationship, there aren't any reports about his past affairs or relationship in the media yet. Talking about his body measurement, he is a tall guy with a height of 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) and weighs around 90kgs. 

Mika Zibanejad Net Worth and Salary

As of 2022, Mika Zibanejad has an estimated net worth of over $20 million.

On 13th July 2011, Zibanejad signed a 3 year $5.325 million contract with Ottawa.

On 25th June 2015, he signed a 2 year $5.25 million contract with Ottawa. 

On 25th July 2017, he reportedly signed a 5 year/ $26,750,000 contract, including $26,750,000 guaranteed with New York Rangers.

In the 2019 season, the NBA player has an average salary of $5,350,000 annually while Henrik Lundqvist is among the highest earners of the team with an annual salary of $8,500,000. 

On 9th October 2021, he signed an 8 year $68 million contract extension with New York. 

Some of his career contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives:

2011-2012 Ottawa Senators $92,500
2013-2014 Ottawa Senators $1,373,963
2014-2015 Ottawa Senators $1,257,500
2015-2016 Ottawa Senators $2,000,000
2016-2017 New York Rangers $3,250,000
2017-2018 New York Rangers $6,000,000
2018-2019 New York Rangers $5,500,000
2019-2020 New York Rangers $5,350,000
2020-2021 New York Rangers $5,150,000
2021-2022 New York Rangers $4,750,000

From his 10 seasons in NHL, he has summoned $34,723,963. 

Mika Zibanejad Professional Career

Zibanejad signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Ottawa Senators on 13 July 2011, the team that drafted him sixth overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. In his first game, he registered his first NHL career point, assisting Filip Kuba in a 5-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings. 

In June 2012, it was rumored that Zibanejad was a key part of a package offered to the Columbus Blue Jackets by Ottawa in exchange for the disgruntled superstar Rick Nash

On 18 July 2016, in exchange for Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, the Senators traded Zibanejad to the New York Rangers. 

Zibanejad scored the overtime-winning goal in the 2017 NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinal in Game 5 on April 20, 2017. Zibanejad signed a five-year contract extension of $26.75 million with the Rangers on July 26, 2017.

Currently, he is playing along with his star teammates such as Filip Chytil, Neal Pionk and many more.

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