Brooks Laich: Bio, Marries Julianne Hough, Career, Net Worth

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Brooks Laich: Bio, Marries Julianne Hough, Career, Net Worth

A hard-working and team player who used to terrorize opponents from the center of the rink stamps his authority, Brooks Laich, who compares Ice Hockey passion with his family, shows the bond he has for the sport. The very talented player played out most of his career in National Hockey League.

An ice hockey player who used to shoot for his left has never really fulfilled his right potential plays for Canadian Ice Hockey play but is a free agent. Evan Brooks Laich was born on 23 June 1983 in Wawota, Saskatchewan, Canada to parents Harold Laich and Jane Laich.

His father was a school teacher and principal, and his mother was a housewife. He has two siblings, a sister named Jodi and a brother named Jordan Laich. Brooks grew up seeing his favorite hockey player Joe Sakic of the Colorado Avalanche and starting playing minor hockey from an early age.

During 1999-2000 season, Evan became the most valuable player for his team ‘Tisdale Trojans.’ There are no details about his childhood and educational background.


Brooks Laich started his junior hockey career playing for the ‘Moose Jaw Warriors’ during the 2001-01 season of the Western Hockey League.

Laich has played 71 games for the Warriors. He was a dedicated student of Moose Jam and was awarded the Club’s Scholastic Player of the Year for the season for his excellent performance. During the 2001 NHL Entry draft, he was drafted by the Ottawa Senators.

Later he played for the Thunderbirds for the rest of the junior hockey career. Laich was titled to the WHL's Western Conference First All-Star Team and the Canadian Hockey League's Third All-Star Team. In 2003, Brooks played his first professional game for the ‘Birmingham Senators’ at the American Hockey League.

In February, he made his National Hockey League debut with Senators against the New Jersey Devils. During the season, Brooks was traded to the ‘Washington Capitals.’ In the same year, Brooks debuted with Canadian Team at 2003 World Junior Championships against Sweden and won a silver medal.

Then he reported to the Capitals’ AHL affiliate and played against the Chicago Blackhawks. He spent the entire 2004-05 season with the Pirates. During 2005-06 season, Laich played for both the Capitals and new AHL affiliate.

Brooks Laich played for the Capitals from 2006 to 2007. During the 2007-08 season, Brooks played a total of 82 games and also broke the record and set a new record of the highest goals and point in his entire career. Laich continued playing for the Washington Capitals.

Brooks Laich played second international games during the 2010 World Championships where Laich scored one goal in seven games. The Czech Republic won the tournament where Canada finished in the seventh position. The Washington Capitals participated in 2011 NFL Winter Classic during the 2010-11 season where the team played against Pittsburgh Penguins.

In the same year, he signed with The Capitals for the next six years. Before the start of the lockout-shortened 2012-12 season, Brooks played for the Kloten Flyers of Switzerland’ National League and played a total of 35 games.

Apart from hockey, Laich is also involved in charitable activities and supports charities related to multiple sclerosis and 'Athletes Against Autism.'

Brooks Laich’s Injuries

In March 2014, The Capitals announced vis twitter that Brooks ‘underwent a successful procedure to released a tight adductor’ which is the part of the groin.

Moreover, the team said that it took four to six weeks to recover fully. Laich has missed two of the best three games for Washington at the time. After recovery, he played only nine games.

Brooks Laich Married Julianne Hough

Hockey player, Brooks Laich tied the knot with a professional dancer, actress, and a country music singer Julianne Hough on 8th July 2017 in Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

The wedding ceremony boasted 200 of the couple’s closest family, relatives, and friends including Vampire Dairies actress Nina Dobrev. Brooks and Julianne met in December 2013, while he was playing for the Los Angeles King.

After two years of their relationship, the duo got engaged in 2015. Before her relationship with Brooks, his wife, Julianne dated Ryan Seacrest from 2010 to 2013. Brooks Laich took Julianne Hough on a surprise trip to Machu Picchu on her 30th birthday.

He shared the video with his wife on his Instagram account. The couple has no children yet; maybe shortly they will have a child. The duo has two dogs named, Lexi and Harley. Both of them treat the dogs as their children.

Net Worth

Hockey player, Brooks Laich has an estimated net worth of $30 million.

His wealth mainly comes throughout his career. He makes over $4 million in a year. In 2011, he signed a six-year that include $27 million extension contract worth over $4.5 million per person. In 2017, he signed a one year of the deal, $650,000 with Annual Average Value.

House and Cars

Brooks had bought a beautiful house in Los Angeles which worth around $2 million. He is living a lavish life with his family. However, the details of the cars are not given. It is sure that he has an elusive collection of cars.

Social Profile

Brooks is active on social media sites including Twitter and Instagram. He has 88.6k followers on Twitter and has 390k fans followers on his Instagram page. He has 11k followers on his Facebook account. You may also like us on Facebook and Instagram.