Net Worth: $9 Million
- Source of Wealth Ice Hockey
- Birth Place Kalinin, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
- Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)
- Marital Status Married (Nicole Andrazajtis Kovalchuk)
- Full Name Ilya Valeryevich Kovalchuk
- Nationality Russia
- Date of Birth April 15, 1983
- Ethnicity Russian
- Weight 229 lbs (104 kg)
- Occupation Professional Hockey Player
- Children 3 (Philip, Karolina, Artem)
About Ilya Kovalchuk
Receiving an annual salary of $6 million, Ilya Kovalchuk is a professional hockey player with an estimated net worth of $9 million as of 2012. This Russian athlete currently plays as left winger and alternate captain of the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils.
His NHL career officially started in 2001 when he was selected as the first overall pick of the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. Throughout his entire NHL career, Ilya Kovalchuk became an NHL All-Star three times.
After spending eight seasons with the Atlanta Thrashers, Ilya Kovalchuk was traded to the New Jersey Devils. In February 2010, he agreed to a 15-year, $100 million deal with the Devils after the league rejected the initial contract which was reported to be a 17-year, $102 million contract.
In the past, Ilya Kovalchuk was a part of the Russia team which participated in the World Junior Championship, World Cup, Winter Olympics, World Olympics, and IIHF World U18 Championship.
Ilya Valeryevich Kovalchuk was born on April 15, 1983 in Kalinin, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Ilya Kovalchuk is currently married to Nicole Andrazajtis Kovalchuk with whom he has three children named Philip, Karolina, and Artem.