Nikita Zaitsev Biography

( 1991 - )
February 12, 2019
First published on:February 12, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Nikita Zaitsev

Date of Birth: 1991, October 29
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Nikita Igorevich Zaitsev
Birth Place Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Famous Name Nikita Zaitsev
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Igor Zaitsev
Net Worth $2.5 million
Salary $4,500,000
Contract 7 year / $31,500,000
Career Earnings $5,425,000
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position in Team defenceman
Current team Toronto Maple Leafs
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity White
Profession Ice-hockey player
Currently Working For Toronto Maple Leafs
Currently Married yes
Married to Margo Gotovtseva
Children 2

Nikita Zaitsev is a Russian professional Ice-hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). As of 2019, Nikita Zaitsev currently plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs as their defenceman. 

 

Nikita Zaitsev reportedly earns around $4,500,000 as his yearly salary from Toronto Maple Leafs. He has an estimated net worth of over $2.5 million as of 2019. Zaitsev is married to his wife Margo Gotovtseva and has 2 children with her. 

Nikita Zaitsev Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Nikita Zaitsev's net worth is estimated to be about $2.5 million and earns $4.5 million as his annual salary in 2019. He signed a 7 year/ $31,500,000 contract,  including $31,500,000 guaranteed with Toronto Maple Leafs in 2017.

Further, the NHL player has an average salary of $4,500,000 annually which is $3,575,000 more than Auston Matthews.

Nikita Zaitsev has earned $5,425,000 from his entire NHL career while Patrick Kane is the all-time highest earner, having $73,037,195 as career earning.

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

YEAR TEAM SALARY
2016-2017 Toronto Maple Leafs $925,000
2017-2018 Toronto Maple Leafs $4,500,000

In 2018- 19 season, Zaitsev will earn a  $1,500,000 as a base salary and a $3,000,000 signing bonus, carrying $4,500,000 as a cap hit. His salary, every season until the end of 2023 is $4.5 million and will have made $32,425,000 in career earnings until the expiration of the current contract.

Nikita Zaitsev Personal Life (Married, Wife, and Children)

As per his relationship status, he is a married man and currently living with his beautiful wife Margo Gotovtseva. 

CAPTION: Nikita Zaitsev with his wife and children. SOURCE: Twitter

Further, the spouse is a parent of two daughters, Vera and Sonia. Their first child Sonia was born in Russia and their 2nd child Vera was born in Canada. 

The couple is living a happy life with no any rumor of separation or divorce in recent time. Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NHL star is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) in height and weighs around 88 kg.

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Nikita Zaitsev Bio and Early Life

Nikita Zaitsev was born on 29 October 1991, in Moscow, Russia and was raised by a single parent Igor Zaitsev (father). As per his family background, he is Russian. Further, his star sign is Scorpio. 

Nikita Zaitsev Professional Career

Zaitsev signed a one- year entry-level contract with the Maple Leafs on 2 May 2016. He made his preseason debut with the club on 2 October, scoring a goal in a 3-2 win against Montreal Canadiens. 

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Zaitsev made his official NHL debut on 12 October 2016 in a 5- 4 loss to the Ottawa Senators in the opener of the 2016- 17 season. He scored his first goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins on 17 December 2016.

Zaitsev signed a seven-year contract extension of $ 31.5 million on 2 May 2017 with an average annual salary of $4.5 million.


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