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(Professional ice hockey defenceman)

Andrei Markov is a Russian-Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is married and has three kids: a daughter from current wife and twins from the former wife.

Relationship Facts of Andrei Markov

Andrei Markov is married to Sofya Markova.
Andrei Markov married on July 07, 2017.
💑 Anniversary in 22 days 💑
He is father of Three(Andrei, Mark and a daughter).
Andrei Markov is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Andrei Markov married to?

Andrei Markov is a married man. He has been married to Sofya Markova since July 7, 2017.

The couple has a daughter from this marriage born in April 2016.

Past Marriage

Previously, he was married to Natalia Streckova. Andrei and Natalia have twin sons from the marriage: Andrei and Mark.

The children were two years old when Markov and Streckova separated.

The pair separated after some years of marriage. The twins lived with their mother, Natalia.

Sadly, Natalia died in December 2016 due to ovarian cancer. After the death of Markov’s former wife, his sons are living with him with his present wife, Sonya, and their daughter.

Andrei Markov: Biography in Details

Who is Andrei Markov?

Andrei Markov is a Russian-Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman. Currently, he plays for Ak Bars Kazan of the KHL.

He recently played for the Montreal Canadians of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Andrei Markov: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Markov was born in Voskresensk, Moscow Oblast, Russia on December 20, 1978, to Andrei Grigorievich Markov, father, and Nadezhda Petrovna, mother.

His dad Andrei was a member of the gentry, served in St. Petersburg in the Forestry Department, and managed a private estate.

He has a twin brother, Mark.

Andrei Markov holds dual(Russian and Canadian) citizenship and his ethnic background is Ashkenazic Jewish.

Markov was educated at church seminary. He also worked as a clerk in the church.

Andrei Markov: Professional Life, Career

The Montreal Canadians drafted Andrei Markov in the sixth round, 162nd overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.

Additionally, he played in his native Russia with Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague (RSL) during the 2004–05 NHL lockout.

On 28 May 2007, Markov signed a four-year contract with the Canadians. This kept him with the team through the 2010–11 season.

Later, in the 2007–08 season, he was selected to his first NHL All-Star Game as a starter, in Atlanta.

After suffering a lacerated ankle injury on 1 October 2009, he was out of the game until February 2010.

Eventually, Andrei Markov made a full recovery almost two months ahead of schedule and returned to action on 19 December 2009.

Andrei Markov
Caption: Andrei Markov (Source: Stanley)

Markov became a Canadian citizen on 16 July 2010. Furthermore, he suffered a knee injury in a game against the Carolina Hurricanes on 13 November 2010.

Additionally, he signed a three-year contract with the Canadians on 23 June 2011.

It was announced on July 26, 2017, that Markov would not be returning to Montreal Canadians for the 2017-2018 season after spending his entire NHL career with the team and playing 990 games over 16 years.

Eventually, Andrei Markov agreed to a two-year deal with the KHL’s Ak Bars Kazan on July 28th, 2017.

Andrei Markov: Salary, Net Worth

Markov re-signed with the Canadians to a three-year contract worth an annual average value of $5.75 million.

According to the sources, Andrei’s net worth in 2023 is estimated to be $35 million.

Andrei Markov’s Rumors and Controversy

Andrei Markov became part of several news stories after the Canadians announced that he would not be returning to the club for the 2017-18 National Hockey League season.

Currently, there are no controversies or rumors concerning Markov and his career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Andrei Markov has a height of 6 feet (1.83 m). Additionally, he weighs 92 kg.

Furthermore, his hair color is light brown and his eye color is hazel.

Social Media Profiles

Andrei Markov is partially active on social media. He is active on Instagram.

There, he has more than 852 followers. Similarly, his unofficial Facebook page has more than 2.7k followers.


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