Mike Fisher is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 18 seasons.
He was born on June 5, 1980, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, and was known for his strong two-way play, leadership and work ethic on the ice.
Fisher played for two teams during his career, the Ottawa Senators and the Nashville Predators, and was the captain of the latter team from 2016 until his retirement in 2018.
He was also a member of the Canadian national team, winning a gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Off the ice, Fisher is known for his Christian faith and his marriage to country music superstar Carrie Underwood.
Mike Fisher net worth
As of September 2023, Fisher’s net worth was estimated to be around $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
His primary source of income was his successful career as a professional ice hockey player.
In addition to his NHL career, Fisher has also earned income through various endorsement deals and business ventures.
He has been a spokesperson for companies such as CCM Hockey and has also launched his own clothing line, Catchin’ Deers.
Fisher is married to country music superstar Carrie Underwood, who has her own successful career and net worth.
Together, the couple has invested in real estate and other business ventures, which have likely contributed to Fisher’s overall net worth.
Mike Fisher career
Fisher began his professional career in 1998 when he was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the second round of the NHL Entry Draft.
He played for the Senators for 11 seasons, from 1999 to 2011.
Fisher was named an alternate captain in 2006 and became the team’s captain in 2008, a position he held until he was traded to the Nashville Predators in 2011.
In Nashville, he continued to be a key player for the team, serving as an alternate captain and helping the Predators reach the Stanley Cup Finals in 2017.
Fisher retired from the NHL after the 2016-2017 season, having played a total of 1,104 regular-season games and 134 playoff games.
He and his wife, have been involved in numerous charitable initiatives, including the creation of the C.A.T.S. Foundation (Checotah Animal, Town and School Foundation) and the Danita’s Children organization, which provides education, nutrition and medical care to children in Haiti.
In addition to his hockey career and philanthropic work, Fisher is also a devout Christian and has spoken publicly about his faith.
He has written a book, Defender of Faith: The Mike Fisher Story, which details his life and career.