Sidney Crosby Biography
Photo: The Boston Globe

Sidney Crosby is a name to remember in the National Hockey League of Canada. Read this article to know the net worth, age, salary, and height of Sidney Crosby.

It won’t be fair to talk about Canada and forget the exciting Ice hockey. The current captain of the team Pittsburgh Penguins started his journey as an ice hockey player in 2005. He is now considered one of the outstanding hockey players of all time. However, he has a long history of struggle and hard work before making his mark in the game.

Crosby learned skating at a very young age and used to practice hockey in his garage. He attended all his school hockey programs and his junior career was as splendid as his present one. The 34-year-old started his first exhibition game with Rimouski Océanic and scored 8 points straight.

Joining the Pittsburgh Penguins was a lucky charm for him in 2005 as it led him to the peak of his stardom. The Canadian player played as the best nominee of QMJHL and won the Mike Bossy Trophy. He captained his team when he was just 18, against many critics who considered him immature and unfit for the job. He proved all of them wrong and became the youngest player to score 100 points in the NHL for a single season as a rookie. 

Overall he holds countless national and international records like the World Junior Gold Medal of 2005 and Olympic Gold medal winner of 2010 and 2014. His team also won the World Championship Gold Medal in 2015, World Cup of Hockey Gold medal in 2016, and IIHF All-Time Canada team in 2020. He also became the World Cup of Hockey leading scorer in 2016 and also grabbed the award of World Cup of Hockey’s most valuable player.

Sidney Crosby’s details

Full Name  Sidney Patrick Crosby
Nickname Sid the Kid
Born August 7, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Debut 2007
Height 180 cm
Weight 91 kg
Age 34
Birthplace Nova Scotia, Canada
Religion Christianity
Nationality Canadian
Net Worth $55 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father Name Troy Crosby
Mother Name Trina Forbes-Crosby
Salary $12 million
Twitter Handle  N/A
Instagram Handle N/A


Although Crosby is 34 years old, he is extremely competent and doing great for his team.

Sidney Crosby’s Net worth and Salary

The Canadian ice hockey captain is widely acknowledged as one of the best of all time. So, his net worth is a massive amount of about $55 million. He is also the highest-paid NHL player with a salary of $12 million.


As an athlete, he has got an I replaced ht of 180 cm.


Sidney made his debut at a very young age in 2005 when he was just 17. After his stellar performance in an NHL game against the New Jersey Devil, she was spot on. He scored an assist on the very first goal of the season. The media was thrilled to see his performance and named him “Sid the Kid”.

Recent News about Sidney Crosby

Bad news has surfaced for Sidney Crosby’s followers as he has been tested positive for COVID-19 and feeling moderate symptoms. As his illness is ahead of the five contests that the club will play soon. The captain might not play those games. The Penguins team replaced him with Jeff Carter to fulfill his role as a first-line center for the games.


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