Mike Fisher is an American professional hockey player. He played on the National Hockey League (NHL) and was ranked 44th in the NHL Entry Draft in 1998. Here is a quick summary on the career, biography, and net worth of Mike Fisher in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Michael Andrew Fisher is the son of Karen Fisher and Jim Fisher. He was born on 5th of November 1980, in Canada. He has two brothers, Rob and Gregory, and a sister Meredith. Mike is known to be a very devoted Christian. There is no information available about his education background.
Mike is married to Carrier Underwood, who is a famous country music singer. The two met in 2008 at a concert, and they got engaged in December 2009. Their wedding took place on the 10th of July 2010 in Georgia. The couple welcomed their firstborn son Isaiah Michael Fisher in February 2015. In August, Carrie announced that they are expecting their second child.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
While growing up, Fisher used to play hockey in the Peterborough Minor Hockey Association (OMHA). He used to play with rep Minor Pete’s program. He was drafted 22nd overall in the 1997 OHL Priority Draft by the ‘Sudbury Wolves. He was able to put up 49 points in 66 games for the Wolves, prompting the Ottawa Senators to draft him 44th overall in 1998 NHL Draft.
Mike debuted with the Senators in 1999-2000. He recorded 9 points in 32- game season. It was to improve in the 2002-2003 season where Fisher got a total of 38 points and 18 goals. He became known for his aggressive style of playing that eventually yielded into goals and more points.
His prowess at the Senators earned him many points as well as goals. In the 2005-06 season, Mike had 44 points and 22 goals. The following season he managed to get 48 points and scored 22 goals. He extended his contract with the Senators in the 2007-08 season at the cost of $21 million.
Fisher got traded for Nashville Predators in February 2010. His first game with the team was on 12th February 2011 where the team won over Colorado Avalanche. He was named the 6th captain of the team on the 7th of September 2016. He led the Predators to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2017. Mike retired from the Predators on May 12, 2018.
For his amazing skills and tactics as a professional player, Fisher won the NHL Foundation Player Award in 2012. Besides that, he achieved a lot in the teams he played for and led them to finals at different stages.
Net Worth & Earnings
Hockey, just like any other sport can be a source of income for the player. One such player is Fisher, who currently has a net worth of $35 million. All his revenue is from his professional career. He was paid well by the teams he played for. His wealth gives him and his family a very luxurious and prestige life.
Mike Fisher lived his dream of becoming an ice hockey player. He achieved a lot during his days as a professional player, and he also made good money. People like Mike are the ones we need most to inspire the youth all over the world. He is a real role model to our young people, and they should emulate him.