|Birth Date||18 April 1993|
|Birth Place||Huddinge Municipality, Sweden|
|Profession||Professional Ice Hockey Player|
|Team||New York Rangers|
|Net Worth||$26.75 million|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
Mika Zibanejad is a professional ice hockey center and the alternate captain for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. The Swedish professional ice hockey player represented Sweden in the World Ice Hockey Championships, and also in the World Ice Hockey Junior Championship in the U-20. In the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft Mika was selected the 6th overall by the Ottawa Senators.
He started with the Senators during the 2011-12 season and after playing with them for 5 seasons the Senators traded Mika to the Rangers. On 20 May 2018 Mika Zibanejad scored a goal for Sweden in the finals and cut them the 2018 IIHF World Championship win. Before his road to fame in his hockey career, he started playing football as a kid. He joined the AIK IF Youth Organization for his junior hockey league career. Currently, in 2022 he is celebrating a net worth of $26.75 million.
Mika Zibanejad Net Worth (2022)
As of 2022, Mika Zibanejad is earning a total of $26.75 million, with his contract with the Senators according to idolnetworth.com. His 5-years signed contract with the Rangers consisted of $26,750,000 million including $26,750,000 million guaranteed, with an annual average salary of $5,350,000 million. With all the different teams he had played with for a consecutive 11 seasons, he has gathered a net salary of $42,723,963 million including a signing bonus of $11,133,963 million and 425,000 incentives.
Mika Zibanejad NHL Career
Before his career with the Ottawa Senators, he played with the AIK IF Youth Organization and Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. On July 13, 2011, Mika Zibanejad signed an entry-level contract with the Ottawa Senators after his 2011 NHL Drafting. He registered his first NHL assist on a goal point against Detroit Red Wings in a 5-3 loss. On 29th January against the Washington Capitals he was chosen as the first star, and on the following night, he scored his first NHL goal against the Montreal Canadians.
At the end of the 2015-16 season, Mika scored a career-high of 21 goals with 30 assists. On 18th July 2016, he got traded to the Rangers in exchange for Derick Brassard. In April 2017 he scored the OT-winning goal in Game 5 of the 2017 NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Later in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, Mika triumphed over the Ottawa Senators with 2 goals and 7 assists during the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
On October 5, 2019, he enjoyed his 3rd-career hat trick against his former team, the Senators. He was named the NHL’s First Star of the Week on 8th October. Mika Zibanejad became the 3rd player in Rangers history to attain 5 goals in a 6-5 win over the Capitals on March 5, 2020. His seventh career hat trick came against the Buffalo Sabres in April 2021. Later on January 18, 2022, he got voted to his first All-Star Game.
Mika Zibanejad Endorsements
Mika Zibanejad currently has an ongoing contract worth $26.75 million with the Senators. Apart from hockey, he is a DJ and a music producer. In his career he has produced four songs namely, “Forever” in 2017, “Can’t go back home” in 2018, “Moves” in 2019, and “Nobody” in the same year 2019. Not only did he enjoy designing his passion, but he also got his monetary credit for these highly appreciative songs.
Mika Zibanejad Wife
Mika Zibanejad has been in a long time relationship with Irma Helin and both got married after celebrating a period of togetherness for 11 years. Mika proposed to Irma in August 2020 and the couple tied the knot a year later on August 28, 2021. As of now, they don’t have any children but we may soon hear some good news from them. They are currently enjoying their married life as of 2022.
Q. How many hat tricks did Mika Zibanejad score?
He scored 8 hat tricks in his ice hockey career as of 2022.
Q. Is Mika Zibanejad married?
Yes. Mika Zibanejad is married to his long-time girlfriend Irma Helin.
Q. Which position does Mika Zibanejad play in?
He plays in the center position for the New York Rangers.
Q. Does Mika Zibanejad have a social media account?
Yes, he does have a social media account with quite a number of followers.