Sidney Patric Crosby alias Sidney Crosby is a Canadian ice hockey player. Currently, Crosby is serving as captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of NHL (National Hockey League). Furthermore in 2007 at the age of just 20, Crosby became the captain of NHL. This leads him to become the youngest captain of NHL. During the captainship of Sidney, Pittsburgh Penguins was able to Procure three Stanley Cup championships (2009, 2016 & 2017).
Moreover being the captain he has benefited Pittsburgh Penguins by winning several trophies. Know furthermore about this highly regarded drafts in NHL.
Wiki, Bio, Birthdate, Age, Ethnicity, Nationality, Horoscope, Nickname, Parents
Sidney Crosby nicknamed Sid the Kid was born on 7th August 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Sidney is Canadian by nationality and white by ethnicity. By the coming August of 2019, Sidney will turn into 32 years old. His horoscope is Leo. .Father Troy and Mother Tina raised Sidney with great love and care. Though He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia he raised along with his younger sister(Taylor) in Cole Harbour.
The passion and attraction toward ice hockey entered Sidney from his father. Troy was a goalie who played for the Verdun Junior Canadiens to QMJHL. Furthermore, Crosby has grown up admiring Steve Yzerman and being a Canadiens fan like his father. Besides this at the age of just two Crosby began playing hockey in his basement. Not only this he also scored 159 goals in just 55 games from his home youth club at the young age of 10. Talking about his education, Sidney graduated in 2005 from Harrison Trimble High School.
Writer Gare Joyce has written a biography of Sidney Crosby titled, Sidney Crosby: Taking the Game by Storm. Besides Crosby has also nominated for the Times Magazine as the 100 Most Influential People list.
Sidney Crosby Net-worth & Salary
According to 2014 & 2018, Crosby’s net worth was $30 million and $45 million respectively. This Canadian ice hockey player has a wide source of income. Besides salary and income from the game, this player earns about $5 million by his agreements with various luxurious brands. As of 2019, Sidney has an estimated net worth of $55 million out of his profession. The year 2019 is going to be the best year for him as his salary as of 2019 is $12 million. Furthermore, Sidney had signed the richest agreement with Rebook with payment of $1.4 million per year for seven years. This is the richest deal in NHL history.
Besides, he has also bought a house named Grand lake in Halifax with worth $ 4 million. He has also got another house in Edgeworth, PA of worth $800,000.Rather than this Crosby is interested in buying an expensive car. Fans sometimes spot him with his Ferrari and Jaguar. Sidney is active regarding social media and he usually posts his photos or events on Instagram.
Sidney started his career in the junior league. After his improvements in the junior league and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), he joined the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). Where he was nominated for the player of the month. Sidney was drafted into the NHL for his game in CHL. Along with his career in NHL, he also joined Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Becoming the Youngest captain of NHL Sidney got elected as the captain of the team. During Sidney Crosby’s captaincy, NHL benefited with several trophies
Apart from NHL Crosby also helped the national team to win Gold Medal in the 2010 & 2014 Winter Olympics. In the 2016 Hockey World Cup in Canada, Sidney led his team to victory emerging as the most valuable player.
Is Sidney Crosby still Single or Married ?
The young handsome Canadian ice hockey player Sidney is still not married. According to the source, Crosby is in a long term relationship with model Kathy Leutner. Sidney and Kathy are dating since 2008 as per the online source. Furthermore, Kathy is a well-known model and has featured in various publications like Sports Illustrated and Abercrombie & Fitch. They are currently leaving together in Crosby’s house named Grand Lake, in Halifax.
Height, Weight and other Body Measurement
The young and Fit ice hockey player has a height of 5 feet 11 inches. Sidney weighs around 200 Ibs. He looks handsome with a combination of white skin, brown eyes, and brown hair color. We haven’t uncovered other information like chest size, hip size, bicep size.