Nikita Kucherov Biography

(Russian ice hockey player)

Nikita Kucherov is a Russian Ice Hockey World Champion. He loved ice skating since his childhood and he would play with his elder brother who is three years older than him. Nikita is married.

More about the relationship

Nikita Kucherov is married to Anastasiya Kucherova. However, their wedding details are unknown.

Nikita and Anastasiya have a child together named Ean Horford.

Relationship Facts of Nikita Kucherov

  • Nikita Kucherov is married to Anastasiya Kucherova.
  • He is father of One(Ean Horford).
  • Nikita Kucherov is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Nikita Kucherov?

Nikita Kucherov is a Russian professional ice hockey player. He mainly plays as a winger.

And, he is widely popular as a player for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. He also represents his country in international hockey matches.

Nikita Kucherov: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Nikita Igorevich Kucherov was born on June 17, 1993, in Maykop, Russia. He is of Caucasian ethnicity.

His mother’s name is Svetlana Kucherova and his father’s name is Igor Kucherov.

His father, Igor is a colonel in the Russian army, hence his mother also moved with his dad where his postings were.

Therefore, Nikita spent most of his childhood with his grandmama and aunt from Maykop. His grandfather was also an army man and his grandmother works at the city’s football team Druzhba.

Nikita Kucherov
Caption: Nikita Kucherov’s wife Anastasia Pichugina (Source: Fabwags)

He has an elder brother, Denis. He and his brother would share the same pair of skates while practicing when young. However, Denis quit skating and was into the e-commerce business as a sales director.

Nikita Kucherov: Education

As regards Nikita’s academic qualifications, that detail is currently under shades and only he can enlighten us.

Nikita Kucherov: Professional Life, Career

In the early part of his professional career, Nikita Kucherov played in Kontinental Hockey League. He was a very good player even at the start of his career.

He also played in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, American Hockey League, and Junior Hockey League(Russia).

By the year 2011, he was playing for the under 18 national team of Russia. He also represented his country in the U-18 World Cup. He played a vital role in the tournament. With a good result, Russia was able to win a bronze medal.

At the same time, Tampa Bay Lightning selected him from the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and has remained on this very team till now.

Playing in NHL has given him enormous fame and wealth as well. He started his NHL career in the 2013-14 season. His debut in NHL went very well with a hat-trick and major important goals.

In the 2015-16 season, he was able to set numerous records. As a result, he re-signed a three contract with Lightning.

In the 2016-17 season, he finished second for goals and sixth for points in playoff scoring. He also was able to name a second hat-trick to his name. And so far, he has been a star for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

As part of his international career, he has also represented Russia in the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship, Ice Hockey World Championship and World Cup of Hockey.

In 2017, he was an integral part of the Russian national team that won a bronze medal in the Ice Hockey World Championship.

Lifetime Achievements, Awards

As a result of his successful professional career, he has a list of awards under his name.

In 2015, he received Bud Light Trophy. In addition, he received NHL Second All-Star Team and All-Star Game in 2017.

Salary and Net Worth

In 2016, his salary for representing Tampa Bay Lightning was $12 million. In addition, his net worth is about $20 million.

Nikita Kucherov’s Rumors, Controversy

Nikita has maintained a fair distance with controversial topics. In addition, there are no rumors about his personal life so far. In the past, there were some false rumors about him leaving NHL.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Nikita Kucherov is 5 feet 11 inches tall guy and he weighs about 82 kg. Furthermore, he has brown hair and green eyes.

However, many other details of his body measurement are currently unavailable.

Social Media Profile

Nikita is active on Twitter and Instagram. He has more than 234K followers on Instagram. In addition, he has over 21.4K followers on Twitter. But, he doesn’t have a Facebook account.

 

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