Mike Modano

by Bchrome 02 Jan,2017
Mike Modano
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Michael Thomas Modano Jr.
  • Birth Place Livonia, Michigan
  • Famous Name Mike Modano
  • Net Worth $50 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Allison Micheletti (m. 2013), Willa Ford (m. 2007–2012)
  • Divorce Yes
  • Affair with Allison Micheletti
  • Girlfriend Allison Micheletti

Mike Modano is an eminent name in the world of ice hockey. He is a retired professional ice hockey player for the Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars and Detroit Red Wings. He started his NHL career in 1988. He helped Dallas Stars to win the Stanley Cup in 1999. He played his final NHL season with the hometown team Detroit Red Wings. He was considered as one of the most influential hockey figures in Texas and the southern United States. Mike Modano full name is Michael Thomas Modano, Jr. He was born on June 7, 1970, and this makes his age 46 years now. His place of birth was Livonia, MI, USA. He is American. His ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

In 1986, he accepted the invitation of Rick Wilson to join the Western Hockey League. He played for the Prince Albert Raiders. At his very first game, he scored a hat-trick and by second year he was the prominent part of WHL All-Star Team. Four days before his eighteenth birthday, Minnesota North Stars in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft picked him. In 1989-90, he managed to score his first NHL career goal against the New York Islanders. In 1992, he agreed and signed a four-year extension and he was the highly paid player for his teams. In 1993-94, he landed his steps at the Dallas Stars and became the star player of the Dallas Stars. He has outstanding records on his name while playing with Dallas. Due to the severe injuries, he failed to qualify for the 1996 Stanley Cup playoffs. In 1999, he wins the Stanley Cup with the Stars by defeating Buffalo Sabres in the final. On March 13, 2007, he scored his career 500th regular season goal. 

He has a marital status. He married professional golfer Allison Micheletti who is a daughter and niece of former NHL players Joe Michletti and Pat Michletti. They wedded in 2014. They have twins born in 2014. Before being a husband of Allison, he dated and married Willa Ford who is a popular television personality. They married in 2007 and separated in 2012. He was born to Micheael, Sr. and Karen Modano. He is the third child and only one son of his parents.

Mike Modano is a philanthropist. He is the founder and vice president of the Mike Modano Foundation, Inc. His organization raises fund and contributing education to the children and helps the family who were affected by child abuse. Moreover, from the beginning of his NHL career he involved in a charitable work.

Modano also has a cameo role in the 1992 film The Mighty Ducks. He is an avid fan of golfer. He met his current wife at Golf course.

On Nov 17, 2014, he inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. 

Mike Modano has maintained a great wealth from his NHL salary. His estimated net worth is 50 million U.S dollar. 

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