Know About Sidney Crosby; Wife, Stats, Number, Salary, Net Worth

Published Date: 14 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 14 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Born as Sidney Patrick Crosby, the player holds a great NHL stats. He plays at the center position in jersey number 87 for one NHL team from the past 13 years since 2005.

Canadian professional hockey player Sidney Crosby plays for NHL team Pittsburgh Penguins. The captain of Penguins has already represented his nation and won gold at the 2005 World Junior Championships and became part of the team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Sidney Crosby Bio & Family

The player was born 7 August 1987 in the Grace Maternity Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to parents, Troy and Trina (née Forbes) Crosby. He grew up in nearby Cole Harbour along with younger sister, Taylor Crosby; a hockey goaltender. Sidey went to Astral Drive Junior High School between age 12 to 15 with good academics. Then he attended Shattuck-Saint Mary’s in Faribault, Minnesota, to play with the school’s hockey team at the age of 15. His graduation came in 2005 from attending Harrison Trimble High School, in Moncton, New Brunswick.

Sidney stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and weighs around 91 kg.

Career & Net Worth

The hockey star has a net worth of $55 million from a professional playing career since 2005. Sidney went to become the first overall in the draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins on 30 July 2005. In 2016, he agreed upon a 12-year deal worth $104,400,000 with Penguins. A part of his contract includes a yearly salary of $8,700,000. Likewise, in 2018-19, he is set to receive a base salary of $10,000,000 including a cap hit of $8,700,000.

Sidney Crosby stats for Pittsburgh Penguins (Picture: ESPN)

Before Penguins, his Junior career was with Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) Rimouski Océanic between 2003 to 2005.

Does Sidney Has A Wife Or A Girlfriend?

When it comes to his personal life, Sidney always chose to be low-key. One thing is for sure that the player does not have a wife and is enjoying a decade old relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Kathy Leutner. The couple is reportedly dating each other since 2008.

Sidney Crosby with girlfriend Kathy Leutner in one of his match (Picture: Allstarbio)

His girlfriend was born on 13 December 1987, in Virginia and is working as a model since the age of 18. Kathy could be Sidney’s wife in the coming days after they decided to turn their committed affair into matrimony.

Some Interesting Facts About Sidney Crosby

  • Sidney jersey number (87) and 2007 contract deal of $8.7 million per year is derived from his birth details (8/7/87).
  • His early fondness for hockey started at the age of two and also practiced skating at age three.
  • The player’s father is a former goaltender for the Verdun Junior Canadiens in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). His dad was drafted 240th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in 1984; nevertheless, he could not get the fortune to play at NHL league.
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