Eva Brooks Laich is an American Ice Hockey Player who has most recently played for Los Angeles Kings of National Hockey League. Brooks held Canadian Nationality and got drafted by Ottawa Senators in 2001. Currently, he has a contract with Toronto Marlies in the American Hockey League, and he plays a Center Position. Keep reading to learn more on the net worth of Brooks Laich in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Brooks was born in 1983 on June 23rd in Wawota, Saskatchewan which is in Canada. He began to play Hockey in his hometown where he grew up and in 1999-2000, he was the top scorer. He has been the Most Valuable Player for the little person AAA Tisdale Trojans. During the League MVP, he was the runners-up.
He has two siblings, a sister who is elder than him and a younger brother. His father worked as a high school teacher and also a principal. During his free time, he played the guitar and golf. When he was growing up, his favourite star was Joe Sakic, who played for Colorado Avalanche while his favourite team was Toronto Maple Leafs and at some point, he dreamt of playing for the team.
He is very actively involved in charities especially supporting cases such as multiple sclerosis and Autism. In 2010, he received national popularity after he stopped to help two fans who had a flat tire change it after a Capitals lost a game. In the same year, he announced that he was dating a professional dancer Julianne Hough. They got engaged in 2015 and 2017; they officially tied the knot.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Brooks’s career turned professional in 2002 after he made his debut as a player in the ANL (American Hockey League). Then, he was playing for Binghamton Senators in 2003, and with this team, it was when he made his first appearance at the National Hockey League with the team in 2003. The tournament was against the New Jersey Devils. The NHL lockout saw him spend a Season 2004-05 with the Pirates.
He played a total of 68 games and finished number eight on the team. With the team, he scored a total of 16 goals and contributed ten assists.
Brooks got to play in 104 regular seasons and also in the Ply offs games between Capitals and Hershey Bears. This tied him for the majority of the games he played with Boyd Gordon in 2006. His skills and talent when it comes to the game have never been questioned as he has topped as top scorer in that league.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Brooks is over $30 million. The wealth has come mainly from his professional career as a footballer in various leagues. The Salary of Brooks is estimated to be over 4 million dollars in one year. In 2011, he signed a contract that was worth over $4.5 million per season.
There is no doubt that Brooks has achieved so much in his career as a footballer. Despite all this achievement, he has remained very disciplined and never disrespecting the people who gave him an opportunity to play for the first time.