Zdeno Chára Net Worth
Zdeno Chara Net Worth: Zdeno Chara is a Slovak professional hockey player who has a net worth of $50 million. Zdeno Chara was born in Trencin, Czechoslovakia in March 1977. Before joining the National Hockey League Chara played for HK Dukla Trencin, HC Sparta Praha, SHK 37 Piestany, Prince George Cougars, Kentucky Thoroughblades, and Lowell Lock Monsters. He has also played for Farjestads BK and HC Lev Praha. Chara was drafted #56 by the New York Islanders in the 1996 NHL Draft. He is the tallest player to ever play in the NHL at 6'9″. Chara joined the Ottawa Senators in 2001 and the Boston Bruins in 2006. That year he signed a five year deal worth $37.5 with the Bruins. Chara won the Stanley Cup with Boston in 2011. He played in the NHL All-Star Game in 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012. In 2004, 2009, and 2014 Chara was named to the NHL First All-Star Team. He won the James Norris Memorial Trophy in 2009 and won the Hardest Shot competition in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012. He also won the Mark Messier Leadership Award in 2011 and The Hockey News' John Ferguson Award for toughest player in 2013. In international competition Chara has represented Slovakia and won Silver medals in 2000 and 2012. He is the first NHL player to captain an NHL team to the Stanley Cup that was born inside the Iron Curtain.